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Launching gregorčki models for St. Gregory’s Day

Date of inscription: 
18/05/2016

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On the eve of St. Gregory’s Day (12 March), children go to waterways to launch gregorčki – little model houses and other objects with lighted candles inside. This marks the arrival of spring and the tradition of craftsmen who on this day stopped working by artificial light.