Carnival in Krapina

There is a carnival parade held in Krapina the Sunday before the carnival takes place. The students of Krapina’s primary schools, kindergarten children and groups of children and adults wearing masks, together with various associations, participate in the parade. The parade starts at Ljudevit Gaj Primary School and continues down Ljudevit Gaj Street. The participants end their parade at Ljudevit Gaj Square where they introduce themselves to the public. The carnival program ends with the burning of the Fašnik, the doll figure blamed for all the evil that took place in the past year.