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The Zagreb International Folklore Festival is a celebration of Croatian heritage and diversity. Make sure to visit this cultural, colorful, and rich weekend festival. This festival will give you a glimpse
The Zagreb International Folklore Festival is a celebration of Croatian heritage and diversity. Make sure to visit this cultural, colorful, and rich weekend festival.
This festival will give you a glimpse of the rich diversity and many ethnic minorities in the country. During your visit, you will be witness to the traditions and costumes of the country. Also, the festival is even backed by UNESCO because of its uniqueness.
The organizing parties of this event make sure to include all ethnicities and sub-cultures of the area in this cultural event. Because they want to make sure you get to know all cultures and ethnicities. Also, they want you to get a bigger understanding of the rich history and customs of this country.
The program of the Zagreb International Folklore Festival is packed with activities and events. Check out their website to learn more about all the workshops, concerts, exhibitions, folkloric dances, and traditional activities. Furthermore, make sure to visit the churches to listen to traditional choirs with the best acoustics.
July 28 (Wednesday) - August 1 (Sunday)
Cultural Center Travno, Zagreb, Croatia
Ul. Božidara Magovca 17, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
The Sinj Alka knights tournament in Croatia has been around since 1715. So yes, you will almost literally step back in time. This event originated to honor the victory over
The Sinj Alka knights tournament in Croatia has been around since 1715. So yes, you will almost literally step back in time.
This event originated to honor the victory over the Ottoman Turkish invaders. During the event the participants, or ‘Alkars’, try to aim at a ring at a height of 3.32 meters while riding their horse in full gallop.
Saidly you won’t be allowed to participate because this is a privilege for just a handful of people born in this region. But, no worries, witnessing this century-old tournament is a great day to spend your day in the area of Split.
Learn more about the Sinj Alka knights tournament, Croatia on their website. This tournament is not only a great way to learn about the history of the country, and this region in particular. It is also an interesting way to learn more about the customs and traditions of the local people. Make sure you visit the event when you are in the area.
We recommend you to check out our guide for tips and ideas about travelling to Croatia. Also, you might want to visit the neighboring country Italy or other countries in Europe, read all our European destination guides to be prepared for a great holiday.
august 6 (Friday) - 8 (Sunday)
Glavička ul. 5, 21230, Sinj, Croatia
Sali Festival in Dugi Otok, Croatia is a combination of live music, local food, and live entertainment. For more than 50 years, you can enjoy this local cultural festival in
Sali Festival in Dugi Otok, Croatia is a combination of live music, local food, and live entertainment.
For more than 50 years, you can enjoy this local cultural festival in the small town of Sali on the island of Dugi Otok. Usually, this is a sleepy little town with just 1,700 people. But during this festival, you’ll find the town to be vibrant and bustling.
Check out the website of the Sali Festival in Dugi Otok, Croatia to learn more about the activities. During these three days in August, you can enjoy food, drinks, music and sporting competitions with local people. So, you really get to know the culture and traditions of this town.
You can start celebrating on Friday during the opening night with performances and choosing the best fish stew and other seafood. The next day you can see competitions like rope pulling followed by the illumination of the port. On Sunday, the last night of the event, there are donkey races on the island. If you want to get to know local rural life, this is the place for you.
august 6 (Friday) - 8 (Sunday)
Center of Sali on Dugi Otok, Croatia
Sali, Croatia 1, 23281, Sali, Croatia
The Spancirfest in Varazdin, Croatia is a huge street festival. While you wander the streets, you’ll find yourself surrounded by street artists, music, and art. For more than 20 years, Varazdin
The Spancirfest in Varazdin, Croatia is a huge street festival. While you wander the streets, you’ll find yourself surrounded by street artists, music, and art.
For more than 20 years, Varazdin will turn into an open-air theatre in August. This city turns into the world capital of street music, street theatre, and street art. There are plenty of things to see and do for every age. Wonder about a magician’s tricks, look up to the stilt-walkers or be amazed about the acrobats in the streets.
Furthermore, there are scheduled events like workshops and concerts from artists from all over Croatia, and even the world.
You can find the extensive program of the Spancirfest in Varazdin Croatia on their website in English. On this page, you can find a special program for children. And while they are enjoying a juggling workshop, storytelling, or the bouncy house, you or your partner can visit the wine & gastro area.
While you are thinking of your holiday to Croatia, you might want to head to Italy on the other side of the Adriatic Sea as well. You find travel tips and ideas for Italy on this page. Furthermore, you find Italy’s vibrant festivals here.
august 20 (Friday) - 29 (Sunday)
City center, Varaždin, Croatia
Pavlinska ul. 4, 42000, Varaždin, Croatia