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Pust Carnival in Cerknica 2019

People wearing peculiar costumes parade down the streets during the spectacular Pust carnival

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The little town of Cerknica, which is situated in a peaceful valley in the Karst region, is famous for its wide scale carnival Pust. Festivities last from Fat Thursday until Ash Wednesday.

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Held with an incredibly positive and lively spirit, the carnival is also an unforgettable spectacle.

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Lots of people wearing masks and dressed as merrymakers and witches parade down the streets of Cerknica, while others dress as hillbillies provoke them with pitchforks.

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This festival marks the beginning of the Lent—the religious observance whose purpose is preparation through prayers, penance, and the repentance of sins.

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