Latest stories

  • Zvončari The Pagan Slavic Carnival In Croatia

    Halubajski zvončari (ringers) are old original group from the eastern part of the Kastav. Once upon a time this region was rich in pastures and sheep. When heavy rain would fall the shepherds would run to shelter in huts made […] More

  • Scary Pagan Masks in Slavic folklore

    Scary Pagan Masks in Slavic folklore – Masks are used also in Slavic folklore, mostly during Fašiangy or Turíce feast days; then also during the Winter solstice (Kračún, Koleda) – now under the term Christmas; and a mask can be […] More