Intangible Heritage


Büjrašvo (dam construction)

business knowledge and skills

ZTK Beltinci, Mladinska 2, 9231 Beltinci

Whenever the Mura River flooded, it carried away the mills and the boats, and the river flooded the fields and houses while creating a new bed for itself. These were the times when büjranje (dam repair, dam building) was needed along the river – by reinforcing the river bed, and building dams to withhold the water. The büjra men traveled on the river in šejfis (13 m long transport boats), which also carried support materials. The purpose of the büjraš (bed stabilizer) structures was to form and strengthen the banks of the River Mura and to regulate the river.

Information on digitization

Name of site
Ižakovci
Other settlement names
Murasziget
Identification number of unit
2-00053
Web page
https://www.ztk-beltinci.si/otok-ljubezni/
File name
PMMS_054_D_0001
Resolution
300 dpi
Restrictions on use
Brez omejitev
Date of documentation
2019-11-14
Person documenting
Tadeja Andrejek

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