Upcoming Events in Istria
We would like to introduce you to the Calendar of events of our region. We hope you will be able to find something for yourselves and thus spend with us great moments and bring home beautiful memories.
There are surely no better nights than those hot summer nights when Grožnjan and its surrounding area are bathed in the most beautiful sound of eternal Jazz.
This year's jazz festival JAZZ IS BACK! will take place in Grožnjan from July 12 till 30 July.
The traditional international jazz festival featuring a number of globally recognized jazz musicians, will be held for the fourteenth year in a row in the picturesque atmosphere of the town of Grožnjan.
This year's summer classical music event “Umago Classica” will host the following artists:
Sudar Percussion Ensemble, Zagrebački solisti & Nikola Fabijanić, Diana Grubišić Čiković, Petrit Çeku, Baltic Neoplis Quartet, Henschel kvartet, Kvartet Apeiron
Popular among the inhabitants and the guests, the historic festival Sepomaia viva invites some ancient times when Istria was ruled by the Romans.
White wine was drunk with honey, and rose petals were added to the red one. The life flourished in the rustic villas around the present-day Umag, and the standard of beauty and cuisine were different than today. That was between the 1st and the 4th c. AD, in the times when a part of the north-western part of Istrian coast near Umag was known under the name of Sepomaia.
The Creative Magic of Istria is a new exhibition-sales manifestation organized by the Association “Razvoj” from Pula. The purpose of the event is to enrich the offer and show, in a creative manner, that it is the very people who keep the tradition alive and create with their own hands, who carry over the memory of a place. They do it through the products they represent themselves with or through their delicacies, invoking the characteristic local flavour and scent.
The beginning of the main tomato harvest in Istria in early August also signifies the beginning of the Tomato Days in Umag. This gastronomic event is dedicated to favourite seasonal summer vegetable, it is unique in Croatia and it offers you a chance to taste the tomato in various combinations.
At the main square in Umag, along the entertaining programmes, you can also taste the dishes based on this vegetable, the real source of health and vitality. It is mostly šalša, the popular tomato sauce, with various types of pasta, which is the ...
Imagine a relaxing summer evening besides the sea with good company, the aroma of fresh fish on the grill and the sound of the accordion. Pay a visit to the Karigador nights and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere.Fish specialities, Istrian wine and traditional produce along with live music will spice up the experience of the otherwise peaceful and romantic Karigador.
It is the biggest festivity in this peaceful fishermen village situated between Umag and Novigrad, bringing to life the entire bay and the nearby tourist camps.
We invite all those who love and enjoy magic and stories of ancient civilizations to come and visit Novigrad at the height of the summer season, when a unique astral party called Lunasa is held.
This celebration is based on an old Celtic tradition that called August 1 by the name of Lunasa and celebrated it as the first day of summer.
Festival evenings are full of entertainment and educational events. Visitors can, with the help of expert astronomers and authorities on the subject, observe the heavens and listen to interesting ...
Even if you are not entirely captivated by the seventh art the special and unique setting of this starry-sky cinema, under centuries-old pine trees, with the gentle wafting of the summer breeze and the sound of the waves, a cool drink and the essential popcorn will make this movie evening a truly unforgettable experience...
When the August sun is scorching hot, and you long for a little action during your sun and salt packed holiday, the best way to get yourself moving is by using - pedals - this is why we have organised a great summer mountain bike tour.
Therefore harness your four-wheeled pet and go against the current, in the direction opposite the sea, towards Juricani where the recreational mountain bike tour begins.
Its start and finish is easy to remember because they are the same, in front of the Juricani Sports Centre, and the trail is 35 ...
How blue can you get?
Over three warm evenings, Umag will once again live blues and the unfailing audience of the UmaGOblues festival and lovers of "blue notes" will swing to the rhythm of music of excellent performers on the main square and town streets.
Late-night blues skilfully played in the magical ambience of the main town square.
Considered the root of all types of contemporary music, blues developed from a very simple form originating in the USA's African slave communities in the late 19thcentury, into a multitude of ...
Every village in Istria has its own festivity and the inhabitants of Nova Vas, one of the oldest and largest villages in Brtonigla, celebrate the holiday of Saint Lawrence. Every August, this religious festivity brings merriment to the local population, accompanied not only with music and dancing, but also with an attractive hiking route across the nearby hillocks overlooking the largest river in Istria - Mirna.
The historical fortifications in the surroundings are testimonies of life in Antiquity and the inhabitants will tell you that ...
Experience musical entertainment program that welcomes you with the performance of klapas, vocal ensemble, small acoustic instrument bands and other similar musical groups that will perform at several different locations in the old town of Novigrad (Veliki trg, Venecija Pass, Mandrač, Porporela ...). During the evening, they will transmit the atmosphere of the Mediterranean town in which the music is heard "on every corner“...
Brtonigla, as a member of the Italian Association “City of wine” (Citta` del vino), participate in the celebration of the summer wine events Stellar chalices (Calici di stelle) in their area and, on this occasion, present and promote wines from their territory.