Shrovetide Will Be Over Soon

Location: Žilinský kraj, okres Martin, Martin

GPS: N49°2'18'' E18°55'43''

Venue: Martin

Date: 2/11/2018

Event type: Carnival, folklore event, exhibition, TOP Event, event for children, dance event, event for youth

Wishing to experience Shrovetide walk-about with traditional masks, burying the double-bass and other Carnival entertainment? You have such chance on February 11th at The Museum of the Slovak Village in Martin. For this event, its exhibition displaying 129 housing, farming, technological, social and sacral building structures from Orava, Liptov, Kysuce and Turiec regions will immerse into boisterous Shrovetide atmosphere.

Come over to witness and attend celebrations reviving the customs and traditions at the Slovakia's largest open-air museum in a fantastic winter countryside of Turiec cultural region. Each 50th visitors will receive a free admission to all Martin located Slovak National Museum expositions for whole year 2018.

For decades, the museum has been organizing programme events to mark the Ethnographic Year showcasing samples of traditional folk production, handicrafts, customs and folklore in line with customs and folklore traditions of the individual regions of northwestern Slovakia. They include celebrations such Shrovetide Will Be Over Soon, Easter in the Countryside, the erection of maypoles Love in the Countryside, Let’s Get to Know Each Other, Children's Sunday, Turiec Folklore Festival, On the Day of St. John, Turiec Harmonica, Flax Sunday, a ball on the Name Day of Saint Anne, Liptov Sunday, Harvest Festival, St. Michael's Fair, When the Winter Asks You and Christmas as it used to be celebrated in the countryside.

Web: The Museum of the Slovak Village