Posts Tagged ‘Tradition’

Christmas December in Ljubljana

Magic of Christmas is upon-us. Smell of snow, taste of cinnamon, mulled wine and hot chocolate. And most important of all – this is time for family and friends. But you don’t have to spend your Christmas at home to feel and taste all that. You can simply visit Ljubljana and its Christmas Market! Ljubljana […]

Easter, Slovenian style

Easter, in Slovenia called “Velika noč” (the Great night), is a Christian feast and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Calvary as described in the New Testament (Wiki). In that time many ceremonies take place – from strictly traditional to more modern ones. A great sample of a modern ceremony is blessing the motorcycles and motorcyclists, wishing them all […]

Gregorjevo – when the birds get married

Just yesterday, on March 12th, we were celebrating so called “Gregorjevo” (which is impossible to say in english ). This is the original lovers’ holiday in our land. It is named after St. Gregor (George), who is known as the one who brought the light on the first day of spring. Originally Gregor (George) the […]