The best-known Shrovetide figures include kurenti, laufarija, škoromati, otepovci, orači and zeleni Jurij or Green George...
On Shrovetide, hopping kurent carnival figures chase winter from the land.
They wear wooden masks and run through the streets of Cerkno.
Zeleni Jurij (Green Man)
The Cerknica Carnival is also reigned by Ursula the Witch alongside Jezerko the Lake Man, the Giant Pike Fish, the Dragon, Liza the Witch and Butalci.
Ursula the Witch
Jezerko the Lake Man