Intangible Heritage

Decorated well

traditions and customs

At New Year's Eve, people affixed small pine trees (krispan) to the wells, decorated with colorful ribbons to provide good and fresh water throughout the year. This was the custom in the villages of Goričko too. As the housewife in Felsőszölnök/Gornji Senik put the decorated pine tree on the well of the house, she said:
»Če si remen, te te zemen, če si brdan, te te njan.«

Information on digitization

Name of site
Gornji Senik/Felsőszölnök
Written sources
Marija Kozar, Etnološki slovar Slovencev na Madžarskem, Monošter/Szombathely, 1996, str. 175.
File name
300 dpi
Restrictions on use
Brez omejitev
Date of documentation
Person documenting
Tadeja Andrejek

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