Cleveland Kurentovanje

6409 Saint Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

Cleveland Kurentovanje (koo-rahn-toh-VAHN-yah) is a multi-day "Slovenian Mardi Gras" festival, celebrating the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Founded in 2013 and volunteer-organized, Cleveland Kurentovanje is filled with cultural and festive events, and culminates in a day-long Parade & Festival celebration on Saturday complete with costumes, a parade, ethnic food and drink, musical and cultural performances, and Kurents — mythical creatures who are believed to chase away winter and usher in spring.

Cleveland Kurentovanje is a volunteer-run organization founded in 2013. Cleveland Kurentovanje is a program of the Slovenian Museum and Archives.

Our Mission:

The mission of Cleveland Kurentovanje is to promote and celebrate Slovenian culture by offering a fun and lively festival which draws energy from all of its related events to contribute to the St. Clair-Superior Neighborhood, all while engaging local, national and global audiences.

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