This year´s Cleveland Kurentovanje, held for the eleventh time, attracted over 15 thousand visitors from Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, Washington, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere. The Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia actively participated in many events, which included culinary, music, sport events, and much more.
The opening event of the Kurentovanje was a celebration of Slovenian poet France Prešeren, which was then followed by a mix of online and in-person events, from a presentation on Slovenian folk costumes and screening of the movie "LGTB_SLO 1984", Kurent Jump, presentation on api-tourism, a cooking class about making "potičke", a class on Slovenian polka and waltz, degustation of Slovenian wines and the opening of the exhibition about the greatest Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik. The closing event on February 18 was the main festival and parade, where the visitors enjoyed a variety of events, from presentation of Slovenian culinary and music, workshops for children, balinca, Kurent Dash, and more…
For more details please see the Kurentovanje webpage here, as well as the list of the events.