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Kurenti – UNESCO Cultural Experience

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Kurenti Becomes Part of UNESCO Intangible Heritage

At the twelfth Unesco session at Jeju Island in Republic of Korea which was held from 4 to 8 December 2017, the safeguarding committee announced that Door-to-door rounds of Kurenti have been inscribed as UNESCO intangible heritage.

“Door-to-door rounds of Kurenti is a Shrovetide custom practised from Candlemas (2nd February) to Ash Wednesday. Kurenti practise their rounds through villages, and since the second half of the 20th century also through the town of Ptuj.

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