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Škoromatija, a Shrovetide custom

Date of inscription: 
25/04/2012

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Škoromatija is a Shrovetide custom on the southern edge of the Brkini hills and around Podgrad. On Shrove Saturday or Sunday škoromati go around the houses collecting gifts and on Ash Wednesday they bury or burn Shrovetide.