Programme of the 55th Zagreb International Folklore Festival

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
6 pm – Upstairs Gallery, Cultural and Information Center, Preradovićeva 5
Exhibition: Mother gave birth to me, bread me for linđo – the linđo circle dance: living heritage of the Dubrovnik region
Authors: Marica Vlahinić and Ivica Kipre, “Linđo” Folk Ensemble, Dubrovnik
The exhibition remains open until July 1, 2021.

Thursday, June 24, 2021
7:30 pm – Bogdan Ogrizović Library, Preradovićeva 5
Presentation of the ethnologic and folkloristic study: “Kolo, poskočica, linđo” by the Linđo Folk Ensemble, Dubrovnik
Participants: Ivica Kipre, project author, Vlaho Kljunak, Linđo Folk Ensemble Director, Tvrtko Zebec PhD (IEF)

Thursday, July 1, 2021
8:00 pm – Travno Cultural Center, B. Magovca 17
Ethnoteque – screening of ethnographic films
Collaboration: Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Center, Zagreb

Sunday, July 4, 2021
6:00 pm – Concathedral, Church of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Ćirilometodska 1
Greek Catholic church folk singing Tebe pojem Gospodi
Participants: Križevci Cathedral of the Holy Trinity choir, St Ana Parish choir from Lipovljani, and Cyril and Methodius Choir, Zagreb

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
9:00 pm – Klovićevi dvori Gallery Atrium, Jezuitski trg 4
Concert: Sako leto ima nekaj novoga
Participants: Lado, the National Folk Dance Ensemble, Zagreb

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
9:00 pm – Klovićevi dvori Gallery Atrium, Jezuitski trg 4
Concert: Nujliepši kemauček svieto
Performed by: Kavaliri music band, Bednja

Thursday, July 8, 2021
6:00 pm – Nikola Tesla Technical Museum Gallery, Savska cesta 18
Exhibition: The hidden treasures of Macedonia – the beauty that knows no borders, author: Branka Hajdić, Museums of Dubrovnik, Rupe Ethnographic Museum, Dubrovnik
The exhibition remains open until Sunday, August 1, 2021.

Friday, July 9, 2021
7:30 pm – Klovićevi dvori Gallery Atrium, Jezuitski trg 4
Show: To Be or Not to Be
Performed by: Kalman Mesarić Theatre, Prelog

9:00 pm – Klovićevi dvori Gallery Atrium, Jezuitski trg 4
Concert: Traditional Songbook
Performed by: Duo Hojsak & Novosel, Zagreb

Sunday, July 11, 2021
9:00 pm – Klovićevi dvori Gallery Atrium, Jezuitski trg 4
World Music Concert Raznobojna Istra
Performed by: Veja World Music Group, Pazin

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
6:00 pm – Travno Cultural Center Gallery, B. Magovca 17
Exhibition: Tracing the nomadic Turks
The exhibition remains open until August 1, 2021.
Collaboration: Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Center, Zagreb

9:00 pm – Klovićevi dvori Gallery Atrium, Jezuitski trg 4
World Music Concert: Rijeka – Back to the roots
Performed by: Nina Kraljić Trio, Zagreb

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
6:00 pm – Bogdan Ogrizović Library and Reading Room, Preradovićeva 5
Round table discussion on intangible cultural heritage and the implementation of the UNESCO Convention

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
8:00 pm – Cultural Information Center, Preradovićeva 5
Public forum and a screening of ethnographic films
Collaboration: Đakovo Cuts Festival

The panel discussion and screening of films scheduled for July 21 at the Cultural Information Center has been postponed. You will be notified of the new date soon.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
9:30 pm – Tuškanac Summer Stage, Dubravkin put bb
Ethnoteque – screening of ethnographic films
Collaboration: Đakovo Cuts Festival

 Wednesday, July 28, 2021

10:00 am, Trg bana Jelačića
Folklore Promenade

9:30 pm – Tuškanac Summer Stage, Dubravkin put bb
Ethnoteque – screening of ethnographic films
Collaboration: Đakovo Cuts Festival

Thursday, July 29, 2021
10:00 am, Trg bana Jelačića
Folklore Promenade

9:00 pm – Gradec
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
Folklore Promenade

9:00 pm – Gradec
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
Folklore Promenade

9:00 pm – Gradec
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
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, plato Gradec
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 open stage in Sveta Nedelja

 

* The organizer reserves the right to change the program.