Slovenia's Carnival Masks

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The author of the exhibition in Tivoli Promenade, Primož Hieng, has received the Murko Award last year for his in-depth work spanning a decade of photographic documentation and description of carnival customs and traditions in Slovenia. The guiding principle of the photographer and publicist as he began to make artistic photographic recordings, systematically exploring and documenting the carnival customs of Slovenia was the study of Slovenian carnival customs "The Masks of Slovenia's Regions by the ethnologist Niko Kuret. The most important finding: carnival traditions are maintained in numerous Slovenian villages, hamlets, towns and cities. Not only that, but new carniival groups are springing up each year, searching for their own traditions in the customs of their ancestors....