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Events

See which events are taking place in Istria and plan your trip.


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Popolana

Rovinj, Town center

27.04.2018 - 29.04.2018

Popolana, a distinctive three-day event, is filled with sports and recreational events, entertainment for children and adults and a wide selection of culinary delights, while its praiseworthy humanitarian character can be felt throughout the event.
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Organiser: City of Rovinj, Sportska zajednica grada Rovinja, Rovinj Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 811 566
tzgrovinj@tzgrovinj.hr
www.rovinj-tourism.hr



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Etnofil(m)

Rovinj, Multimedia Center

27.04.2018 - 29.04.2018

Festival includes different events such as the screening of selected films in the company of their authors, visual anthropology workshops in cooperation with UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage Secretariat and an entertainment programme with modern renditions of traditional songs.
Organiser: Etnografski muzej Istre
Contact:
00385 (0)52 622 220
emi@emi.hr
www.emi.hr



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Bale Municipality Days

Bale

27.04.2018 - 01.05.2018

Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

27.04.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Limes Bike Tour

Vrsar, Riva

28.04.2018

A recreational MTB bike ride on a bike trail through the Kontija forest with breakfast in a hunting lodge, and entertainment and animation programme at the finish line on the Vrsar waterfront.
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Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (52) 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Plufism

Kanfanar, Limski kanal

01.05.2018

International competition in throwing rocks in water and making the best 'pluf'.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Kanfanar
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
info@istria-kanfanar.com
www.visitkanfanar.hr



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Let's climb together

Rovinj, Golden Cape Park Forest

01.05.2018

Let’s climb together will help those interested in trying free rock climbing in the quarry under the attentive supervision of the expert staff of the Muntravo Sport Climbing Club.
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Organiser: SPK Muntravo Rovinj
Contact:
muntravo.rovinj@gmail.com
http://spk-muntravo.hr/



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Days of Architects 2.0

Rovinj, Hotel Lone

03.05.2018 - 05.05.2018

The Days of Architects is intended as a central place where topics important in the work of architects in Croatia and the European Union are presented and discussed once a year. These topics include legislation, future activities of architects, spatial and town planning, as well as entrepreneurship in architecture.
Organiser: Croatian Chamber of Architects
Contact:
00385 (0)1 5508 411
g.kosovic@arhitekti-hka.hr
www.arhitekti-hka.hr



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FAKS festival: FAKS Sings Vol. 2 - International choir contest

Vrsar, Rovinj, Pazin

03.05.2018 - 06.05.2018

Founded on the idea of lifelong learning and love for amateur creativity, FAKS – the Amateur Cultural Creation Festival is an international cultural, educational and entertainment event that features choir and acting festivals, art exhibitions, visits by different amateur groups. It is held every year in spring. The second volume of the FAKS Sings festival will gather choirs from all over the world, who will sing and play music for four days at the most beautiful locations in Istria.
Organizer: Vedras d.d.
Contact information:
00385 (0)98 254 286
info@faksfestival.com
www.faksfestival.com



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15th Histria classic

Rovinj, Town center

04.05.2018 - 06.05.2018

International old-timer vehicle meeting.
Organiser: Auto klub Istra Oldtimer Rovinj
Contact:
00385 (0)52 535 299



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Rovinj Photodays

Rovinj

04.05.2018 - 06.05.2018

Rovinj Photodays is one of the biggest photography festivals in south-eastern Europe. The final part of the festival takes place in Rovinj, and is preceded by various activities such as annual contests, travelling exhibitions and similar events. A series of workshops, lectures, portfolio reviews, exhibitions and other events takes place during the Rovinj festival.
Organiser: Udruga Livingstone
Contact:
00385 (0)51 301 182
denis@photodays-rovinj.com
www.photodays-rovinj.com



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The Spring/Summer of mon Perin

Bale

05.05.2018 - 28.07.2018

Every Saturday in the given period there will be a musical programme on the Tomaso Bembo Square. Various fairs will also be organised around the historic town centre (dates to be determined).
Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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Spring Horse Riding Team Competition

Rovinj

06.05.2018

A horse riding competition, which includes 28 horse riders of different ages, is held in an open riding arena with a special 20x40 m surface. Apart from the competitors, persons with special needs will also demonstrate their horse riding skills.
Organiser: Saint Euphemia Riding Club
Contact:
00385 (0)52 813 345
konjicki.klub@pu.t-com.hr



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Čeripnja Fest

Bale, La Musa Square

06.05.2018

An already traditional event where teams compete in preparing the best "spod čeripnje" (under the bell) dish.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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FAKS Acts

Vrsar, Rovinj, Pazin

11.05.2018 - 13.05.2018

FAKS – the Amateur Cultural Creativity Festival is an international cultural, educational and entertainment event that features choir and acting festivals, art exhibitions and visits by different amateur groups. It is held every year in spring. The FAKS Acts Meeting of Croatian theatre amateurs will gather over 150 amateur actors from all over Croatia and the world as they attempt to win awards for the best Croatian amateur performances which are awarded by a professional jury. All performances are held in Pazin and the participants are provided accommodations in Vrsar.
Organizer: Vedras d.d.
Contact information:
00385 (0)98 254 286
info@faksfestival.com
www.faksfestival.com



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

11.05.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Dvigrad Fair “Dvegrajski samanj”

Dvigrad (Kanfanar)

12.05.2018 - 13.05.2018

A weekend during which Dvigrad returns to the Middle Ages, and its streets are once again full of its old inhabitants. The fair displays various medieval customs, old trades, medieval cuisine and games, dances and songs of that era. During the event, this abandoned medieval town returns a few centuries into its past, to a time when it was widely known as the intersection of trade routes and a venue of many trade fairs.
Organiser: Merlin Association, Kanfanar Municipality, Kanfanar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)91 789 4481
tzo@kanfanar.hr
www.visitkanfanar.hr



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Eco-Action – cleaning the seabed

Rovinj, Waters of Rovinj

12.05.2018 - 13.05.2018

Organiser: Rovinj Club for Underwater Activities
Contact
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ronioci.kparovinj@gmail.com



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Lim Bay Challenge

Vrsar, Campsite Porto Sole

12.05.2018 - 13.05.2018

A two-day trail race, consisting of several length categories, intended for professional and recreational cyclists.
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Organiser: Istrian Wine Run d.o.o.
Contact:
00385 (0) 98 936 2420
info@istrianwinerun.hr
www.trickeri.org



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Youth Theatre Festival

Bale, T. Bembo Square

17.05.2018 - 27.05.2018

Organiser: Robert Raponja / Academy of Arts in Osijek



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The tastes of the field

Rovinj, Trg M. Tita (square)

20.05.2018

The event includes a presentation of seasonal agricultural products, the aim is to introduce the guests to the tastes and scents of traditional groceries using traditional buffets and gastronomic corners.
Organiser: Agrorovinj d.o.o.
Contact:
00385 (0)91 205 1237
udruga.agrorovinj@pu.t-com.hr



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Dvigrad Outdoor Weekend

Dvigrad

26.05.2018 - 27.05.2018

Dvigrad Trekking Race is a trek challenge for all adventurers, runners, and recreational athletes who wish to discover the mysteries and legends of Kanfanar and Dvigrad in a slightly different way. The race is divided into three categories: Light (around 11 km), Challenger (around 25 km) and Ultra (around 40 km), and takes participants through the most interesting but also secluded locations of Kanfanar and surrounding area.
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Organiser: “Alba” Sport and Recreational Club
Contact:
00385 (0)98 9831255
info@srk-alba.hr
www.dvigradtrek.srk-alba.hr



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Nikola Tesla EV Rally Croatia

Rovinj

03.06.2018 - 05.06.2018

Nikola Tesla EV Rally Croatia is the first rally in this part of Europe held exclusively for electric vehicles, as well as the only one of its type in the world. The rally is being held for the fifth year in a row and is international in character. THE IDEA behind the rally is to bring about the collaboration and integration of different partners, cities and small towns, tourist boards and connected institutions in order to introduce infrastructure for electric vehicles.
Organiser: EVA Blue - Tina Kolovrat
Contact:
00385 (0)91 502 5566
t.kolovrat@evablue.eu



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BLITZ - International Performing Arts Festival, 6th edition

Rovinj, Town center

06.06.2018 - 09.06.2018

A series of events held in various locations throughout the town encompassing the following fields of art: theatre, film, dance, performance art, music...
Organiser: Kulturna udruga Plime
Contact:
udruga.plime@gmail.com
www.blitzfestival.com



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Rovinj Beach Polo Cup 2018

Rovinj, Porton Biondi Beach

07.06.2018 - 10.06.2018

A prestigious and exclusive international polo tournament on sand, held on the Porton Biondi beach.
Organiser: Maistra d.d.
Contact:
00385 (0)52 800 250
info@maistra.hr
www.maistra.hr



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

08.06.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Bale - Valle Outdoor Festival

Bale

08.06.2018 - 10.06.2018

As part of the Bale-Valle outdoor festival, 10 km race will be held on Friday while adventure race will be held on Saturday and mtb marathon will be held on Sunday.
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Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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Rovinj's regatta

Rovinj, Waters of Rovinj

09.06.2018 - 10.06.2018

The regatta was started with the goal of preserving the lug sail. Around 40 boats from the broader Adriatic area, especially from northern Italy and Slovenia attendthis event.
Organiser: Udruga Kuća o batani
Contact:
00385 (0)52 813 593
batana@rb-batana.t-com.hr
www.batana.org



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Rovinj Summer Music Festival

Rovinj, Porton Biondi Beach

09.06.2018

Concert of Sophie Ellis Bextor.
Organiser: Maistra d.d.
Contact:
info@maistra.hr
www.maistra.hr



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Rovinj Handball Camp

Rovinj, Resort Amarin, Resort Villas Rubin

15.06.2018 - 03.07.2018

International handball camp for young handball players (ages 14-17). Handball players from all over Europe participate in the event.
Organiser: Globesport d.o.o.
Contact:
globe-sport@pu.t-com.hr
www.globesport.hr/iyhc/



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Croatian Summer Sensual Days

Rovinj

19.06.2018 - 25.06.2018

An international festival of sensual Caribbean and Latin dances, such as Bachata, Kizomba, Zouk and many more. Dance workshops and parties featuring world-famous performers and dancers will be held during the festival.
Organizer: Salsa Adria Production
Contact information:
http://www.summersensual.com



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Ivanja - Svetvinčenat Municipality Day

Svetvinčenat

23.06.2018

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Organiser: Tourist Board of Svetvinčenat
Contact
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00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Croatian Summer Salsa Festival

Rovinj

25.06.2018 - 02.07.2018

This international salsa festival is considered the crown of the salsa scene in Croatia, and attracts 3000 salsa dancers from around the world each year. As part of the festival, dance workshops are organised by some of the best international dance instructors, and the event also includes numerous parties.
Organiser: Salsa Adria Production, Los mamberos Dance Club
Contact:
00385 (0) 1 8894166
info@mamberos.com
www.crosalsafestival.com



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

27.06.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
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00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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3rd Istrian Rally (Auto-Moto)

Rovinj

01.07.2018

Old-timer Show.
Organiser: Autoklub Pula - Rovinj
Contact:
00385 (0)52 813 239
autoklub.pula.rovinj@hak.hr



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Prof. Roberto Plano - Masterclass Festival

Rovinj, MMC, Hotel Lone

04.07.2018 - 09.07.2018

The world-renowned pianist, prof. Roberto Plano, will hold an opening gala concert on 4 July 2018 in Hotel Lone. The masterclass workshops will be held in the Multimedia Centre and the Primary Music School in Rovinj.
Organiser: Foundation “Dr.Ing. Dino Škrapić, MBA"
Contact:
00385 (0)98 254286
info@zaklada-dinoskrapic.hr
www.zaklada-dinoskrapic.hr



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

04.07.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
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00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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15th Lučano Jeromela Memorial Tournament

Rovinjsko Selo, Lakuverča Indoor Football Pitch

05.07.2018 - 08.07.2018

Organiser: NK Mladost 1959
Contact
:

d.sturman@yahoo.com



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

11.07.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Rovinj Art Colony

Rovinj, Rovinj Heritage Museum

12.07.2018 - 12.08.2018

Rovinj art colony is the largest group exhibition of fine arts. The exhibition displays works by artists from Rovinj. Every year guest artists are also invited.
Organiser: Muzej Grada Rovinja-Rovigno - Museo della Città di Rovinj-Rovigno
Contact:
00385 (0)52 816 720
info@muzej-rovinj.hr
www.muzej-rovinj.hr



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Meeting of klapa-choirs organised by the klapa-choir Castrum Vallis

Bale, T. Bembo Square

13.07.2018

Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

13.07.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, Church of St Euphemia

17.07.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Virtuosi di Praga
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Sete Sois Sete Luas Festival - Mediterranean Music Festival

Rovinj, Trg M. Tita (square)

20.07.2018 - 21.07.2018

The festival celebrates Mediterranean ethno-culture and 2018 marks the festival’s 25th edition. The event is promoted through the Culture Network in 30 cities and 9 different countries: Cape Verde, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain and Croatia, with Rovinj as the only host town. The Rovinj edition of the festival will be held for the eleventh time. Programme: 20 July 2018 at 9.30 p.m. Brava 7Luas Band (Cape Verde); at 10.30 p.m. Les Voix des 7Lunes (Mediterranean). 21 July 2018 at 9 p.m. AYWA (France); at 10 p.m. Gustafi (Croatia)
Organiser:Ass. Cultural Sete Sois Sete Luas
Contact:
marco@7sois.org
www.7sois.eu



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Marići Trail

Marići (Kanfanar)

21.07.2018

A one-day trail race, consisting of several length categories, intended for professional and recreational cyclists.
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Organiser: Sportsko-rekreativni klub "Alba"
Contact:
00385 (0)98 983 1255
info@srk-alba.hr
www.srk-alba.hr



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Marići Village Day

Marići (Kanfanar)

21.07.2018

At this traditional festival, organised every year by the hardworking residents of the Marići village, guests can enjoy bocce, traditional children’s games, bike tours, handball, tug of war... All this, of course, accompanied by delicious food and dance until dawn.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Kanfanar
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
tzo@kanfanar.hr
www.visitkanfanar.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, St Francis Church

23.07.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Eloisa Cascio - Piano recital
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

25.07.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Rovinj Summer Music Festival

Rovinj, The Red Island (St Andrew’s Island)

27.07.2018

Concert of Vesna Pisarović Jazz Trio / John Betsch / Henning Sieverts.
Organiser: Maistra d.d.
Contact:
info@maistra.hr
www.maistra.hr



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

27.07.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Jakovlja

Kanfanar

27.07.2018 - 28.07.2018

The largest traditional festival in Kanfanar with a rich program, including a show of Istrian oxen, boškarin, during which the visitors can participate in selecting the most beautiful, obedient and heaviest ox. An overture to the main event on Saturday is the culinary show Fužijada on Friday, when the main square in Kanfanar is enveloped in the intriguing smells of dishes with fuži, the best-known Istrian pasta. The whole festival is accompanied by a variety of culinary delicacies and numerous arts and sports activities.
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Organiser: Tourist Board of Kanfanar
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
t.z.o.kanfanar@pu.t-com.hr
www.kanfanar.hr



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53rd Castrum Vallis, Art Exhibition

Bale, MMC Ulika

28.07.2018

This exhibition is specific because academy-trained painters exhibit their works alongside self-taught painters.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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Days of Italian Film in Rovinj

Rovinj

29.07.2018 - 06.08.2018

Organiser: Italian Community “Pino Budicin”, Rovinj-Rovigno
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 811 283
info@ci-rovigno.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, St Francis Church

29.07.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Chamber duo Jaroslav Sadovyj, clarinet and Massimiliana Brajković, piano
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

30.07.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Last Minute Open Jazz Festival

Bale, T. Bembo Square

01.08.2018 - 04.08.2018

Some of the most important jazz personalities in the world take part in this festival, which is traditionally held at the beginning of August. All the participants are delighted with the scenery of this wonderful town made out of stone.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 232
kamenepricetp@gmail.com
www.kameneprice.com



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, Church of St Euphemia

02.08.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Pacific Quartet Vienna
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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8th Medieval Festival

Svetvinčenat

03.08.2018 - 05.08.2018

Organiser: Tourist Board of Svetvinčenat
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Bubani Village Day

Bubani (Kanfanar)

04.08.2018

The traditional festival in the Bubani village in the Kanfanar Municipality, held each year at the beginning of August, brings a whiff of local tradition and a whole lot of fun. The sounds of the accordion and Istrian songs fill the village air long into the night.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Kanfanar
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
tzo@kanfanar.hr
www.visitkanfanar.hr



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Rovinj Summer Music Festival

Rovinj, Porton Biondi Beach

04.08.2018

Concert of Mario Biondi.
Organiser: Maistra d.d.
Contact:
info@maistra.hr
www.maistra.hr



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Bale Night

Bale, La Musa Square

04.08.2018

An event full of entertainment, traditionally taking place on the first Saturday in August. Bale is on that night the place to be to enjoy music, dance and have fun with a raffle and fireworks.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

08.08.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, St Francis Church

08.08.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Bottrill Piano Duo
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Rovinj FM’s 3rd birthday

Rovinj, former railway station

10.08.2018

A celebration of the local radio station’s third anniversary of the beginning of broadcasting with attractive performers and on-stage concerts with a beautiful view of Rovinj’s historical town centre.
Organiser: Rovinj FM Radio
Contact:
00385 (0)52 811 566
info@istria-rovinj.com
www.rovinj-tourism.hr



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Opera in Rovinj

Rovinj, ex TDR

10.08.2018

Prior to the “Night of St Lawrence”, a romantic concert will be held, featuring the most beautiful operatic arias performed by soloists and the philharmonic from Udine (Italy).
Organizer: Societa Filarmonia, Udine
Contact information:
00393 0432 512561
filarmoniaudine@gmail.com
www.filarmonia.it



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

10.08.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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16th Rovinj Amateur Water Polo Tournament

Rovinj, Delfin Swimming Pool

11.08.2018

Organiser: Delfin Water Polo Club
Contact
:

tajnik@delfin-rovinj.hr



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Šistova- Barat Village Day

Barat (Kanfanar)

11.08.2018 - 12.08.2018

Traditional festival held by the residents of the Barat village in the Kanfanar Municipality.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Kanfanar
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
tzo@kanfanar.hr
www.visitkanfanar.hr



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St. Lawrence's Night

Rovinj, Town center

11.08.2018

St Lawrence Night is an event which accentuates the romantic spirit of Rovinj. It features numerous concerts of romantic music on different stages around the town. The town’s street lights are turned off for this occasion and the town is illuminated with torches. The members of the dance club announce the event by dancing through the town.
Organiser: Rovinj Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 811 566
tzgrovinj@tzgrovinj.hr
www.rovinj-tourism.com



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Memorial dive to the Baron Gautsch shipwreck

Rovinj, Waters at the Baron Gautsch shipwreck

12.08.2018

Organiser: Rovinj Club for Underwater Activities
Contact
:

ronioci.kparovinj@gmail.com



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Grisia

Rovinj, Grisia Street

12.08.2018

A one-day exhibition in the eponymous street in Rovinj’s historical centre. It is a group exhibition with a tradition of over 50 years. Around a hundred artists exhibit their works there. They display oil paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and sculptures made using different techniques and materials.
Organiser: Muzej Grada Rovinja-Rovigno - Museo della Città di Rovinj-Rovigno
Contact:
00385 (0)52 816 720
info@muzej-rovinj.hr
www.muzej-rovinj.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, Church of St Euphemia

14.08.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Wind Ensemble Kalamos
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

15.08.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Bale Tourist Board Days

Bale, T. Bembo Square

15.08.2018

Organiser: Tourist Board of Bale
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
info@istria-bale.com
www.bale-valle.hr



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MTB Axa Cup - Bale Under the Stars - Bike Race

Bale

18.08.2018

Night bike race held in the picturesque town streets after nightfall. Every year more and more participants compete in various age groups - including kids, seniors and veterans.
Download brochure: Bike & Outdoor events
Organiser: Bike Club Axa
Contact:
00385 (0)98 508 113
grafika@pu.t-com.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, St Cathrine Island

19.08.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Trio Goldberg
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

22.08.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, St Francis Church

28.08.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Chamber duo Crtomir Siskovic, violin and Alessandro Cesaro, piano
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

29.08.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Web Summer Camp 2018

Rovinj, Hotel Lone

30.08.2018 - 02.09.2018

Organiser: Salsa Adria Production
Contact
:

vladimir.semencic@salsa-adria.hr
https://www.netgenlabs.com/Blog/Announcing-Web-Summer-Camp-2017!-Speakers-Wanted



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Chorus Inside Croatia

Rovinj

30.08.2018 - 05.09.2018

This international festival and competition of choirs and vocal soloists will gather singers from different countries who will, during the six-day event, strive to give their best performance in the central concert of the competition to be held in the Adris hall in Rovinj.
Organizer: Chorus Inside International
Contact information:
00385 (0)98 254 286
info@chorusinside.com
www.chorusinside.com



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

31.08.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Rovinj Night

Rovinj, Town center

31.08.2018 - 01.09.2018

The Rovinj’s Night is an event with a tradition of over 60 years. Apart from the entertaining and musical character of this event involving popular performers, the celebration also features cultural and artistic shows in multiple locations throughout the town, as well as a wide selection of local delicacies and spectacular traditional fireworks.
Organiser: Rovinj Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 811 566
tzgrovinj@tzgrovinj.hr
www.rovinj-tourism.com



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Medieval Nights at the Castle

Svetvinčenat, Morosini-Grimani Castle

05.09.2018

Organiser: Historical Association Castle
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, Church of St Euphemia

06.09.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Zagreb Palette Ensemble
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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International Women’s Volleyball Tournament for Younger Categories

Rovinj, Sports Hall

07.09.2018 - 09.09.2018

Organiser: Women’s Volleyball Club Rockwool
Contact
:

00385 (0)99 75 66680
aldokrelja@gmail.com



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Maistra Cup (TE U-14)

Vrsar, Petalon Tennis Centre

07.09.2018 - 16.09.2018

This year the international junior tennis tournament will bring together 150 players (with their escorts) from 25 countries, as they attempt to win points in this Tennis Europe’s 3rd category tournament.
Organiser: TK Galeb
Contact:
00385 (0)99 2442280
vedrangreblo@yahoo.it



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20th Jubilee “Saint Euphemia Swimming Marathon”

Rovinj, Rovinj waters from Villas Rubin Resort to the Small Pier (town centre)

08.09.2018

Jubilee traditional swimming marathon with a 5600 m long track. The marathon attracts around 90 participants from different countries.
Organiser: Delfin Swimming Club
Contact:
00385 (0)91 526 2086
franko.poropat@pu.t-com.hr
www.pk-delfin.hr



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Rovinj International Veterans’ Water Polo Tournament

Rovinj, Delfin Swimming Pool

08.09.2018

Organiser: Delfin Water Polo Club
Contact
:

tajnik@delfin-rovinj.hr



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Let's Sing Istrian Songs / Showcase of Istrian kantadurs

Barat (Kanfanar)

08.09.2018

Tight-interval two-part singing or singing “na tanko i debelo” (in high and low tones) is traditional Istrian folk singing. It has been, for its uniqueness, protected as intangible cultural heritage of the Republic of Croatia and inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. At the stage in front of the St. Peter in Chains Church in Barat dozens of Istrian kantadurs (singers) will perform, making this festival the only event dedicated exclusively to this kind of folk singing.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Kanfanar
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
t.z.o.kanfanar@pu.t-com.hr
www.kanfanar.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, Multimedia Center

11.09.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Trio Friedrich
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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Rovinj Town Day

Rovinj, Town center

13.09.2018 - 16.09.2018

The celebration of the day of the town of Rovinj – the day of Saint Euphemia, the town’s patron saint, is commemorated with a series of exhibitions, sporting events and musical programmes.
Organiser: City of Rovinj-Rovigno
Contact:
00385 (0)52 805 200



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“Nikša Kalačić” Memorial Water Polo Youth Tournament

Rovinj, Delfin Swimming Pool

14.09.2018 - 16.09.2018

Organiser: Delfin Water Polo Club
Contact
:

tajnik@delfin-rovinj.hr



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4th Dog Show of all breeds and of hunting dogs

Rovinj, former railway station

15.09.2018

Organiser: Rovinj Kennel Society



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Rovinj Wine Festival 2018

Rovinj, Trg M. Tita (square)

15.09.2018

The festival aims to promote Istrian wines and especially the autochthonous varieties - Malvazija istarska, Teran, Muškat momijanski, Muškat ruža. The event includes a demonstration of traditional grape processing, with the grapes brought in by tractors.
Organiser: Udruga Agrorovinj
Contact:
udruga.agrorovinj@pu.t-com.hr



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1st Underwater pilgrimage to the statue of Saint Euphemia

Rovinj, Banjol Island and KPA

16.09.2018

In 2017, the statue of Saint Euphemia, as a part of commemorating the saint, was positioned under the sea near the island of Banjol with the goal of promoting and enriching the diving sport. Consequently, an underwater pilgrimage is to be held every year. This year, the Club for Underwater Activities will also organise workshops and lectures on the subjects of the sea and diving.
Organiser: Rovinj Club for Underwater Activities
Contact:
ronioci.kparovinj@gmail.com



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Weekend Media Festival

Rovinj, ex TDR

20.09.2018 - 23.09.2018

The greatest regional festival of communications, which gathers more than 4,000 Croatian and regional media, marketing and PR professionals from the whole region, including numerous guests from Europe and America. Every year, the Weekend Media Festival brings top-quality lectures, interesting panel discussions, numerous workshops and presentations, relaxed networking, getting acquainted with the current global trends in communications, and excellent fun.
Organizer: Pepermint d.o.o.
Contact information:
00385 (0)1 6458 390
Info@weekendmediafestival.com
www.weekendmediafestival.com



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7th Cheese Festival, the selection of the best goat of 2018, and exhibition of old Istrian crafts and souvenirs

Svetvinčenat

21.09.2018 - 23.09.2018

Organiser: Tourist Board of Svetvinčenat
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

21.09.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Saint Euphemia Night Cup

Rovinj, Town center

22.09.2018

Old-timer Race.
Organiser: Auto klub Istra Oldtimer Rovinj
Contact:
lawyer.zeljko@email.t-com.hr



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Rovinj Summer Festival

Rovinj, Church of St Euphemia

22.09.2018

The summer festival founded in 1996, is an eminent and recognisable classical music festival which from season to season offers a diverse range of attractive and interesting musical projects involving numerous prominent national and international artists. It was established primarily as a showcase of the experience in the prolific career of mezzo-soprano Katja Markotić, modelled on similar festivals in Croatia and abroad.
Performance by Wind Ensemble Musica Aperta
Organiser: Rovinj Summer Festival, Katja Markotić
Contact:
00385 (0)98 278 525
info@festival-rovinj.hr
www.festival-rovinj.hr



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FAKS Dances

Vrsar, Rovinj, Pazin

27.09.2018 - 30.09.2018

FAKS – the Amateur Cultural Creativity Festival is an international cultural, educational and entertainment event that features choir and acting festivals, art exhibitions and visits by different amateur groups. It is held every year in spring. FAKS Dances festival will bring together more than 300 folk dancers who will perform in Rovinj, Pazin and Vrsar.
Organizer: Vedras d.d.
Contact information:
00385 (0)98 254 286
info@faksfestival.com
www.faksfestival.com



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Fisherman s Fest

Vrsar, Harbour

28.09.2018

Traditional folk festival, entertainment, music, folklore, culinary selection of seafood specialties.
Organiser: Vrsar Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 441 746
tzo.vrsar@pu.t-com.hr
www.infovrsar.com



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Kanfanar Municipality MTB Bike Tour

Kanfanar

30.09.2018

This recreational bike tour marks the celebration of the Kanfanar Municipality Day.
Download brochure: Bike & Outdoor events
Organiser: Axa Cycling Club
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
tzo@kanfanar.hr
www.visitkanfanar.hr



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Rovinj Tango Festival

Rovinj, St Andrew’s Island, Café Cinema

04.10.2018 - 07.10.2018

Dance workshops and a series of concerts with live music typically suited for tango will be held during the festival.
Organiser: Studio Libertango
Contact:
thomas.lotte@gmx.net



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51st Meeting of Croatian Choirs

Rovinj, Adris Hall and ex TDR

05.10.2018 - 07.10.2018

A festival with a long tradition presenting the best Croatian choirs with over 600 singers in total. At this year’s meeting, around 20 choirs will compete in Rovinj for the title of the best choir in the country. They are selected among the choirs competing at county level.
Organiser: Croatian Cultural Association
Contact:
00385 (0)98 254 286
glazba@hrsk.hr
www.hrsk.hr



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Weekend Bike & Gourmet Tour

Rovinj

06.10.2018 - 07.10.2018

This two-day recreational cycling event is intended for recreational cyclists with MTB, trekking or e-bikes, and they are escorted by a professional guide. Along the bike trails, the participants will have an opportunity to enjoy the hidden natural attractions, to try Istrian delicacies, wines, and olive oils, and to savour the scents of aromatic herbs.
Download brochure: Bike & Outdoor events
Organiser: Rovinj Tourist Board
Contact:
00385 (0)52 811 566
tzgrovinj@tzgrovinj.hr
www.tzgrovinj.hr



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Istrian Donkey Exhibition

Juršići (Svetvinčenat)

07.10.2018

Organiser: Istrian Donkey Breeders’ Association “Istrijanski tovar”
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Musica sacra

Rovinj, Adris Hall, Church of St. Euphemia

11.10.2018 - 14.10.2018

A festival of sacral music with domestic and international choirs. Over 300 singers will perform at the festival’s final concert, which will be held at the Church of St Euphemia in Rovinj on Sunday 14 October 2018 beginning at 4 p.m.
Organiser: Maistra d.d.
Contact:
00385 (0)52 800 250
info@maistra.hr
www.maistra.hr



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51st Meeting of Croatian Choirs

Rovinj, Adris Hall, Marshal Tito Square

13.10.2018 - 14.10.2018

The meeting features performances of 15–20 choirs that are selected among over 150 choirs competing at county level.
Organiser: Savez udruga - Hrvatski sabor kulture
Contact:
00385 (0)1 4556 885
hrv.sabor.kulture@zg.t-com.hr
www.hrsk.hr



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Zlatni Ribon

Rovinj

15.10.2018

International sports fishing competition from boats at anchor.
Organiser: Meduza Sport Fishing Club
Contact:
00385 (0)52 824 270
sportski.ribolovni.klub.meduza.rovinj@pu.t-com.hr



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Young Wine Festival

Svetvinčenat

24.10.2018

Download brochure: Bike & Outdoor events
Organiser: Tourist Board of Svetvinčenat
Contact
:

00385 (0)52 560 349
info@tz-svetvincenat.hr
www.tz-svetvincenat.hr



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Olive Oil Festival of Kanfanar

Kanfanar

01.12.2018

The Kanfanar area has ideal conditions for growing olives and producing high-quality olive oil. Olive growing, which has always existed here, is becoming more widespread in both Istria and Kanfanar. For this reason, at the end of every year, a festival of young olive oil is held in Kanfanar in order to present and evaluate Kanfanar’s olive oils. Visitors can enjoy the aroma and taste of this liquid green gold.
Organiser: Tourist Board of Kanfanar
Contact:
00385 (0)52 825 244
tzo@kanfanar.hr
www.visitkanfanar.hr



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Lim Bay Challenge - sunny winter trail

Vrsar, Campsite Porto Sole

15.12.2018 - 16.12.2018

A two-day trail race, consisting of several length categories, intended for professional and recreational cyclists.
Download brochure: Bike & Outdoor events
Organiser: Istrian Wine Run d.o.o.
Contact:
00385 (0) 98 936 2420
info@istrianwinerun.hr
www.trickeri.org



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Holidays at the House of Batana: at the table enjoying the music

Rovinj

21.12.2018 - 06.01.2019

A series of musical programmes emphasising traditional folk songs such as thebitinada,aria da nuoto,andaria da contrada, and with performances of local contemporary authors, all accompanied by local gastronomic offer.
Organiser: Association Kuća o batani
Contact:
00385 (0)52 813 593
batana@rb-batana.t-com.hr
www.batana.org



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Rovinj Music Festival

Rovinj, Valdibora

26.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Rovinj Music Festival is a festival of creativity. The festival celebrates emerging bands performing their own music, but famous Croatian music stars also perform here. At the end of the festival, the best emerging band is chosen.
Organiser: Studio D.P
Contact:
jolle@rmfestival.org
www.rmfestival.org