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Kurentovanje Festival
Slovenian National Home
6417 St. Clair Ave.
February 23, 2013

The fist annual Cleveland Kurentovanje parade ended at the Slovenian National Home on St. Clair.

St. Clair was adorned with special signage celebrating the Slovenian community.

Cleveland celebrates Slovenina community sign

Before going inside and to the various participating shops and businesses, there was dancing in the street.

Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival

Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival


Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival


Rose Marie Jisa, Fran Cobberly and friends after the Parade

Rose Marie Jisa, Fran Cobberly and friends after the Parade


Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival


Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival





Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival


Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival


Kurentovanje Festival princess Nika

Kurentovanje Festival Princess Nika


Dancing in the streets at Cleveland Kurentovanje festival


Everyone wanted to pose with the Kurenti.

Fran Cobberly with a Kurent

Fran Cobberly with a Kurent


Ed O'Shaban with a Kurent

Ed O'Shaban with a Kurent


Inside the Slovenian National Home you could find food, drink, vendors, music and camaraderie.

In this short video, Cleveland City Councilman Joe Cimperman explained the Kurentovanje Festival.




There were exhibits pertaining to Slovenian heritage and you could visit resources such as the Slovenian Genealogy Society International (SGSI) to learn about your Slovenian roots.

Slovenian Friends table

Slovenian Friends table


Consul Zmauc with daughter Princess Nika

Consul Zmauc with daughter Princess Nika


 Rose Marie (Macek) Jisa, president of SGSI

Rose Marie (Macek) Jisa, president of SGSI

DJ Kishka at Kurentovanje Festival

DJ Kishka at Kurentovanje Festival


Jim and Monna Jansa

Jim and Monna Jansa


Posing with the Princess

Posing with the Festival Princess


Slovenian band at Kurentovanje Festival


Kurentovanje Festival Cleveland banner



Page 1 of the Kurentovanje Festival in Cleveland - Parade Highlights



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