St. Nicholas Day

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Below you can find a short description of an element listed in the Slovene Register of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

St. Nicholas Day. Photo: N. Židov, 2016

St. Nicholas Day is a religious holiday for children. On the eve of his name day (6 December), St. Nicholas, either alone or accompanied, visits and leaves gifts for children at their home, in parishes, during rounds of houses, or at various events and parades in towns.