The Slovenia Times

This Foolish Shrovetide Time


The European Shrovetide carnival tradition, whose origins date back to pagan times, has taken several unique paths of development in Slovenia, well documented in a series of large-format Shrovetide-themed photographs by the photographer and essayist Primož Hieng. Slovenia is Europe in miniature, says the Slovenian ethnologist Niko Kuret in his famous book Masks of Slovene Regions, and the photographer Primož Hieng could not have agreed more once he began to research and photographically document Shrovetide traditions across Slovenia.


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