The Slovenia Times

Posavsko Å tehvanje (Quintain)


The competition involves unmarried boys who ride their horses, holding a metal bat in the hand and try to shatter a mounted wooden barrel. Those who inflict the final blow to the barrel is the winner. He is awarded with a garland from a girl, who he later takes to the dance. The contest is monitored by the commission, which declares the winner. The event is later continued with a feast and a gathering.


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