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Markovci, Slovenia - February 25, 2006: Kurent, old slovene... #ptuj: Markovci, Slovenia - February 25, 2006: Kurent, old slovene… #ptuj

Markovci, Slovenia - February 25, 2006: Kurent, old slovene... #ptuj: Markovci, Slovenia - February 25, 2006: Kurent, old slovene… #ptuj

Kurent,Slovenia. Kurentovanje is one of the most ethnologically significant Slovenian carnival festivals. It is celebrated in Ptuj on Shrove Sunday in the afternoon and visited by more than 100,000 people every year. The main figure, called Kurent or Korent, wears a massive sheepskin garment and a chain with huge bells around its waist, resulting in the noise the function of which is to "chase away winter". The ten-day rite of spring and fertility is most likely connected to Slovene…

Kurentovanje is one of the most ethnologically significant Slovenian carnival festivals. It is celebrated in Ptuj on Shrove Sunday in the afternoon and visited by more than people every year. The main figure, called Kurent or Kore

MATTEUCCIA STRUTHIOPTERIS SHUTTLECOCK FERN - tolerates deep shade but will grow in sun if soil is moist fertile and acidic

MATTEUCCIA STRUTHIOPTERIS SHUTTLECOCK FERN - tolerates deep shade but will grow in sun if soil is moist fertile and acidic

Nepali Kumari, we pray her as living goddess.

"Nepali Kumari, we pray her as living goddess.Kumari, or Kumari Devi, or Living Goddess - Nepal is the tradition of worshiping young pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy or devi in Hindu religious traditions.

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Traditional carnival- kurentovanje

Kurentovanje carnival in Ptuj

Young Kurent bat in hand lines up with the larger adults. Photo: Riley A Arthur - Winter Carnivale in Slovenia

Young Kurent bat in hand lines up with the larger adults. Photo: Riley A Arthur - Winter Carnivale in Slovenia

Kurent

Kurent

Baby yetis enjoy singing from treetops, mountain slopes, and in deep caves– really any place that has good acoustics or provides a scenic backdrop to their song. Between singing and eating, baby yetis love to cuddle and nap. This adorable baby yeti is about six inches tall and made of

Baby yetis enjoy singing from treetops, mountain slopes, and in deep caves– really any place that has good acoustics or provides a scenic backdrop to their song. Between singing and eating, baby yetis love to cuddle and nap. This adorable baby yeti is about six inches tall and made of

Andrea Kevichusa

Andrea Kevichusa

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