Traditiones 2020-12-31T19:11:41+01:00 Jurij Fikfak Open Journal Systems <p>The journal of the ZRC SAZU Institute of Slovenian Ethnology and of the Institute of Ethnomusicology, is published in three issues by the Založba ZRC and Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Papers dealing with various topics regarding mostly Slovenian and European ethnological, folkloristic and anthropological research are welcome. Founded in 1972.</p> <p>Print ISSN: 0352-0447<br>Online ISSN: 1855-6369</p> FOOD HERITAGE-MAKING BETWEEN THE ALPS AND THE ADRIATIC 2020-12-31T19:11:41+01:00 Špela Ledinek Lozej Katarina Šrimpf Vendramin <p>-</p> 2020-12-31T01:16:27+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU PLENTY OF FISH IN THIS SEA: SIFTING THE PAST IN THE NORTHEASTERN ADRIATIC 2020-12-31T14:25:19+01:00 Nataša Rogelja Caf Alenka Janko Spreizer Martina Bofulin <p>The paper discusses <em>heritagization, remembering</em>, and <em>past presencing</em> in the North East Adriatic through the four fish species that serve as nodal points in the interplay between the past and the present. Following the selected fish species, the paper explores the diversity of imaginaries that pertain to the mediation of the past in the present in the field of ethnological study in the North East Adriatic.</p> 2020-12-31T01:46:28+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU THE UPPER SAVINJA VALLEY STOMACH SAUSAGE – A NARRATIVE OF SPACE, DIET, AND PEOPLE 2020-12-31T14:25:20+01:00 Maja Godina Golija <p>The author discusses the history, methods of production, and use of the Upper Savinja Valley stomach sausage, an excellent dry meat product, which is firmly embedded in economic and ritual practices of the inhabitants of the Savinja Alps. Through the examination of the production, consumption, donation, and promotion of the Upper Savinja Valley stomach sausage, we are acquainted with the lives of the people along the upper reaches of the Savinja River, their connection with food heritage, their values, norms, and social differentiation. The author also aims to answer the question of the role of food beyond its physiological significance and material substance.</p> 2020-12-31T13:02:21+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU BRANDING TOLMIN CHEESE 2020-12-31T14:25:20+01:00 Špela Ledinek Lozej <p>The author presents the history of local cheese evaluation, from the commodification at the end of the 19th century to modern qualification instruments, emphasizing the collective trademark and the protected designation of origin. The main actors involved in the branding process, their objectives, effects, and specific features are outlined. In addition to strengthening agricultural production, food processing, and market supply, the branding processes have shaped and consolidated representations of (past) regional cheese production and livestock breeding, and have built locality.</p> 2020-12-31T13:17:15+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU BETWEEN TRADITIONS AND INNOVATIONS 2020-12-31T14:25:20+01:00 Maja Topole Primož Pipan <p>The article presents two good practices in culinary boutique tourism from the Slovenian Mediterranean hinterland. The authors believe that they stand out in terms of content, innovation, organization, and personalized approach. The two tourist farms covered are very successful in networking and cooperation with other local producers and food suppliers. They have received a lot of media attention due to their activities and character. They have also received significant recognition at the national level. They educate visitors in search of unique culinary experiences, in their view, promote the cultural heritage, and increase the visibility of their region. As the authors note, culinary heritage, combined with innovation, is a vital element for the survival of small farms.</p> 2020-12-31T13:36:01+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU A SPIRIT IN THE SERVICE OF THE NATION 2020-12-31T14:25:20+01:00 Jernej Mlekuž <p>The thesis of the article is that slivovitz or plum brandy (<em>slivovka</em> in Slovene) played an important role in the reproduction of Yugoslav banal nationalism. It reminded Yugoslavs on a daily basis that they were members of a particular national community. The article is based on an analysis of texts containing the word slivovka that appeared in <em>Delo</em>, Slovenia’s newspaper of record, in the period 1959–91 and <em>Delo’s</em> predecessors <em>Slovenski poročevalec</em> and <em>Ljudska pravica</em> in the period 1945–59.</p> 2020-12-31T13:50:06+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU ROUTES OF KUÇEDRA 2020-12-31T14:25:20+01:00 Nataša Gregorič Bon <p>The article takes the reader along the multitude of entanglements between the social, political, economic, infrastructural, scientific, and mythological meanings of water in Albania. Waterways, along with the routes of the mythical water figure called Kuçedra, continuously bring to the shore the meaning and the relation to authority. The latter used to be an essential part of the unwritten laws or the so-called Kanuns that were managed by the big men of particular patrilines. The article argues that the relation to authority is deeply rooted in the structural terrains of the Albanian society. The changing nature of the water (in similar ways to Kuçedra) always manages to trickle down, permeate, entangle and transgress these ambiguities and generate space-time in contemporary Albania.</p> 2020-12-31T14:01:01+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU NARRATIVES ABOUT WORK IN CROATIAN CELEBRITY CULTURE 2020-12-31T14:25:20+01:00 Ozren Biti <p>This paper is based on research into narratives surrounding the work of (micro)celebrities in Croatia. The analysis comprises written materials dedicated, in various degrees, to different aspects of work as it is performed in Croatian celebrity culture, such as space, time, intensity, character, and value of the work in question; published in newspapers and weeklies or posted on web portals during 2018 and the first half of 2019. Micro-celebrities occupy a special place within celebrity culture, characterized not only by lesser fame and public recognition compared to traditional celebrities, but also by different avenues leading to the acquisition of this particular status.</p> 2020-12-31T14:24:21+01:00 Copyright (c) 2020 ZRC-SAZU