Chase away winter with this fun festival

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CLEVELAND -- Kurentovanje is the most popular carnival event in Slovenia. And it's becoming popular in Cleveland as well.

The event, which is pronounced koo-rahn-toh-VAHN-yay, is centered on the Kurent -- which is believed to chase away winter and usher in spring.

It's this Saturday in the Superior-St. Clair neighborhood. Since Kurentovanje falls on Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras this year, organizers say the theme is "Love in every sLOVEnian!"

The event features costumes, a parade, food, drink and a whole lot more.

For more information on the festival, click here.

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