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Throwing of the horn in Motovun

Wednesday, 25.2.2009. 15:00Motovun

Throwing of the horn in MotovunThe traditional local games "bacanje roga" (throwing of the horn) is an integral part of Lent that is Lent festivities. On “Ash Wednesday”, the day after Shrove Tuesday, men compete in throwing of wooden bats or “bačuka” as close as possible to the ox horns. It is thrown in a number of stages and "Bacanje roga" the game takes place from the top to the bottom of the Motovun hill in the heart of Istra ( Istria).

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