customs and traditions

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Saint Gregory’s Day – the Slovene Valentine’s Day

12 March in Slovenia, is Saint Gregory’s Day, a version of Saint Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated as the start of spring with customs and traditions.

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Busó-walking of Mohács: the Hungarian carnival banishing winter

Hungary’s oldest and most famous carnival tradition – ‘Busó-walking’ in Mohács starts today, with around 1000 people taking part. Explore this custom and tradition in this blog.

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