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  • The Main Year Event in the Open-Air Museum Rogatec – “Likof na taberhi” 46.225889, 15.700031

    The Likof na taberhi is the main event in the Open-air museum Rogatec. The main part of the event is the presentation of annual farm tasks, e.g. mowing grass, threshing with a flail and cow-drawn whim, log sawing and washing at the well.

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  • Dnevi teric/Days of women scutching flax 46.182198, 14.059981

    “Dan teric/Days of women scutching flax” is the event with ethnographic presentations of the linen processing which also educates people about local history. During the event processing of linen is shown; it is performed by the locals wearing traditional costumes.

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  • Setting up a Giant “Butarica” (Palm Sunday Bundle) at Janče 46.053333, 14.711667

    Tradition of making paper flowers in the Janče area dates back to at least the 2nd half of the 19th century. When people started to decorate Palm Sunday bundles with the flowers is not known, but it has been a common practice as far as local memory goes.

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  • Štefan Zelko's Pottery

    The clay is dug in Puconci. It is then stored at Štefan Zelko’s home in a so-called zemeljak. The needed amount of clay is ground several times in a compressing machine. Then it needs to be pressed and kneaded manually in order to squeeze all the air out of the material.

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  • Pisanica (an Easter Egg) from Adlešiči

    The best eggs for decorating should be smooth so the colour sticks evenly. First, the eggs are blown out: piercing the shell on both ends and blowing out from one of either hole, so the contents spill out.

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  • Raztresen – homestead of handicrafts

    The flagship of homestead of handicrafts Raztresen is the presentation of traditional processing of flax/linen in Bela krajina: from growing the plant through carding and then waving flax into linen.

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  • The Frika festival: Competition in Cooking "Frika" 46.185719, 13.731984

    The Frika festival is an annual event which happens every September since 2008. The idea for the festival originates in a proverb: "Each village has its own unique voice." And also Frika can be prepared in many different ways and has many different tastes (foresters’ frika, shepherds’ frika, wealthy people’s frika, etc.) even though the main ingredients are the same (locally produces fat, potato and cheese).

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  • The Mohant Cheese 46.276795, 13.887560

    The Mohant cheese is a traditional dairy product made in villages and on dairy mountain farms in Bohinj and its vicinity. Its distinctive, slightly tangy and bitter taste and a strong smell make it different from other cheeses produced in Slovenia.

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  • Kranjska klobasa – The Kranjska Sausage 46.264436, 14.391539

    Kranjska klobasa (Kranjska sausage) is a typical Slovenian meat product. This kind of sausage is mentioned in the beginning of the 19th century as the product of a butcher in Upper Carniola. Eventually it spread across all Slovenian territory. Recipes for preparing Kranjska sausage are well-known from the second part of the 19th century.

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  • Koliščarski dan – The Pile dwellers Day 46.056947, 14.505752

    Pile Dwellers Day (www.dejanveranic.wix.com/vdezelikoliscarjev), first organized by the local Association Fran Govekar Ig (www.drustvo-frangovekar.si/kolicarski_dan.html) five years ago (2008) in an area where people lived in pile dwellings 6600 years ago, is becoming a one-day living history festival with activities suitable for families.

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  • Gradovi kralja Matjaža – The Castles of the King Matthias 46.488304, 14.828402

    “The castles of the King Matthias” is an event organized by the Municipality Črna na Koroškem. The responsible organization for its realization are local Tourist information center Park kralja Matjaža (Center 100, 2393 Črna na Koroškem, pkm@siol.net) and the snack bar Okrepčevalnica pri Matjažu (Podpeca 43, 2393 Črna na Koroškem, www.PriMatjazu.com).

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  • Stories Today Festival 46.056947, 14.505752

    The beginnings of the Stories Today Festival (festival Pravljice danes) date back to 1998 when the storyteller, writer and poet Anja Štefan founded an event called the Fairy Tale Marathon.

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  • Homestead Bežaj 46.234146, 14.726228

    Building interiors reflect general economic, social and cultural developments as well as natural conditions, which affect the form of the building, the way of life and its quality. The historical development is significantly connected with the use of fire and the development of the kitchen; in Slovenia, different historical types of kitchen (hearth, smoke room, black and stove kitchen, white kitchen) are still preserved.

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  • Grondali – A Revitalized Homestead with a Winery in Slovenian Istria

    Abitanti, typical village in Slovenian Istria hinterland, bordering Croatia, was abandoned for twenty years. Many houses stood empty for fifty years or more. The inhabitants were left to live and work in Slovenian or Italian coastal towns or migrated to foreign countries.

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  • Ethnographic Collection Pr’ Mnčknih 46.151241, 14.995463

    Volunteers coordinated by the Slovene Ethnological Society, the Ethnographic collection Palčeva šisa and the Museum of Ribnica arranged an exhibition in the old barn in the Trava village. This was done upon the request of Marta Steiner, who decided to name the collection after an old house name Pr’ Mnčknih.

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  • Grondali – A Revitalized Homestead with a Winery in Slovenian Istria 45.548059, 13.730188

    Abitanti, typical village in Slovenian Istria hinterland, bordering Croatia, was abandoned for twenty years. Many houses stood empty for fifty years or more. The inhabitants were left to live and work in Slovenian or Italian coastal towns or migrated to foreign countries. Traditional homestead of Grondali in the middle of the settlement was the first to be revitalised: farm buildings and yards were reconstructed, traditional viniculture reintroduced and supporting activities for sustainable agro-tourism were defined.

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  • The folk art of Gorenjska Region 46.238569, 14.354482

    The folk art of Gorenjska Region is showcased by artistically and exceptionally well crafted items for everyday use, which are based on their primary function in everyday life, arranged into four chapters, namely folk architecture of the Gorenjska region, the interior furniture of the apartments, the festive and work areas of a typical Gorenjska person and his spiritual culture.

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  • Folk costume in Slovenia

    Folk costume in Slovenia

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  • Traditional architecture in Slovenia Kranjska Gora - folk architecture

    Types of traditional architecture in Slovenia

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  • Building interior

    Different historical types in Slovenia

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