Church of the Ascension

A masterpiece by Jože Plečnik: The parish church of Bogojina, Slovenia

The Parish Church of the Ascension (Župnijska cerkev Gospodovega vnebohoda) in Bogojina was built according to plans by the Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik in the 1920s. The locals call the distinctive building White Dove (bela golobica). Inside, the ceiling is adorned with pottery from the surrounding area. [German]

Klopotec in Prekmurje

A traditional bird scarer named Klopotec, seen at a vineyard in Prekmurje, Slovenia

The Klopotec is used as a bird scarer in the vineyards of traditional wine-growing landscapes of Slovenia, Austria, and Croatia. The pic above was taken in the Slovene region of Prekmurje. In Austria the same device is generally known as Klapotetz or Klapotez.