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The welcoming of Spring

08. 03. 2018

The Welcoming of Spring will take place in Ljubljana on 11 March 2018 at 17:00, at Gradaščica canal, Trnovo district.

The traditional event takes place every year before St. Gregory's Day, revives the handicraftsmen’s tradition of launching wooden clogs with burning candles inside them into waters as a sign of rejoicing at no longer having to work by lights.

According to folk tradition, St. Gregory brings spring. By the Julian calendar, his name day (12 March) is the first day of spring. If you are in Ljubjana, this amazing opportunity is not to be missed!

Source and photo by: visitljubjana
 

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