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You can still catch Zagreb's 55th International Folklore Festival through August 1

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Lara Rasin
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Every summer, the centre of Croatia's capital rings out with the sounds of folk music from local regions and all around the world. International and local folk troupes perform traditional songs and dances for delighted audiences.

This year's Zagreb International Folklore Festival has the theme of "Intangible Culture as Living Heritage." See what you can still catch here (or check out the full programme on the event's official website): 

Thursday, July 29, 2021

10:00 am, Trg Bana Jelačića (Ban Jelačić Square, Zagreb's main square)
Folklore Promenade

9:00 pm – Gradec plateau
FORMAL EVENT OF THE 55TH INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL: Intangible Culture as Living Heritage

Participants: Tamburitza Heritage Treasurers Association, Zagreb; Folklore Group “Šokadija Babina Greda,” Babina Greda; “Široka Kula” Folklore Group, Široka Kula; “Pazin” Folklore Group, Pazin; “Koledišće” Folklore group, Jezera, the island of Murter; “Goranci” Folklore Group, Goranci, Bosnia and Herzegovina; “The Peasant Concord of Donja Dubrava,” Donja Dubrava; “Sveti Juraj Osojnik” Folklore Group, Osojnik; Comunita degli Italiani “Marco Garbin,” Rovinj; “Vrbje” Folklore group, Vrbje; „Kitka“ Folklore group, Istibanja, North Macedonia, “Didi s Kamešnice” Carnival Group, Gljev.

Admission is free.
Pursuant to the Decision of the Civil Protection Headquarters of the Republic of Croatia, the events of the Festival can be followed only by persons with an EU digital COVID certificate. For persons who do not have a COVID certificate, the organizer will provide on-site antigen testing. If you need testing, please come no later than 7.30 pm. The price of testing is 40.00 kuna.

Friday, July 30, 2021

10:00 am, Trg Bana Jelačića (Ban Jelačić Square, Zagreb's main square)
Folklore Promenade

9:00 pm – Gradec plateau
Concert: Intangible Culture as Living Heritage
Featuring: participants of the Farkašijada program (Studénka, Tamburašský soubor “Brač”, Češka Republika; Nova Rača, KUU „Ivan vitez Trnski“; Ogulin, KUD „Klek“; Rizničari tamburaške baštine); “Filipovčice” Folklore Group, Komletinci; “Jelenčanka” Folklore Group, Gornja Jelenska; “Lipa” Folklore Group, Semeljci.

Admission is free.
Pursuant to the Decision of the Civil Protection Headquarters of the Republic of Croatia, the events of the Festival can be followed only by persons with an EU digital COVID certificate. For persons who do not have a COVID certificate, the organizer will provide on-site antigen testing. If you need testing, please come no later than 7.30 pm. The price of testing is 40.00 kuna.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

10:00 am, Trg Bana Jelačića (Ban Jelačić Square, Zagreb's main square)
Folklore Promenade

9:00 pm – Gradec plateau
Concert: Intangible Culture as Living Heritage
Featuring: “Slavko Janković” Folklore Group, Rokovci and Andrijaševci; “Zvona Zagore” Folklore Group, Mirlović Zagora; “Gorjanac” Folklore Group, Gorjani; “Kitka” Folklore Group, Istibanja, North Macedonia; “Peasant Concord”, Nuštar; “Prigorec” Foklore Group, Markuševec, City of Zagreb; Tamburašský soubor Brač, Studénka, Czech Republic; “Perkovčani” Folklore Group, Novi Perkovci.
Continuation of the programme:
Brain Holidays reggae band concert presents the album Jamaican Connection.

Admission is free.
Pursuant to the Decision of the Civil Protection Headquarters of the Republic of Croatia, the events of the Festival can be followed only by persons with an EU digital COVID certificate. For persons who do not have a COVID certificate, the organizer will provide on-site antigen testing. If you need testing, please come no later than 7.30 pm. The price of testing is 40.00 kuna.

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Side Events
July 28 – August 1, 2021 – Europski trg (European Square)
Traditional crafts and souvenirs fair

Due to extraordinary circumstances, the Fair of Traditional Crafts and Souvenirs will not be held this year.

July 29 – 31, 2021

6:00 – 9:00 pm, Gradec plateau
Presentation of intangible cultural heritage included in the Register of Cultural Goods of Croatia

Friday, July 30, 2021, 8:00 p.m.
Performance by the Festival participants on an open stage in Sveta Nedelja

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