Events in Buje
The most famous event in the surrounding area of Buje is certainly the Holiday of Grapes. That manifestation is held an event is held in September, during the grape harvest season with the goal of preserving tradition of grape harvesting and wine production. Among other events in Buje there is also the celebration of St.Martin, and St. Mary Magdalene, "Car Free Day" cycling tour, "Eco-marathon bike tour" and Flounder Fish Days. Find our more about the events in Buje down bellow.
On May 2-3, Krasica, a picturesque village in the vicinity of Buje, will host the 23rd "Oleum olivarum", one of the oldest olive oil fairs in Croatia. Over time, the manifestation developed into an international festival of olive oils participated in by scientific-research institutions, olive growers and olive oil manufacturers from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia.
North-Western Istria's sports offer, rich in programmes and events, also features a recreational mountain bike race called "Oleum Olivarum Bike" scheduled for 4th May.
The ideal date for a trip to the north-western Istria is the Day of Open Wine Cellars that has been traditionally held in the last summer in May throughout the world.
On that day, the wine makers open the gates of their realms wide open, and, from the morning until the evening, offer the best they have from their production - the superior Istrian wine, welcoming the streams of guests and wine-tasters with lots of stamina and attention.
Since there are numerous internationally recognized top-notch cellars in this small region of ...
The festival wants to promote and valorize the affluence of the Istro-venetian dialect and its linguistic diversity.
The program consists of various segments: choir and vocal soloists fair, concerts of groups and individuals composing new songs in Istro-venetian dialect, theater groups with little plays in Istro-venetian, singing and video contest, website construction, round table on the topic of Istro-venetian and presentation of authors that have written or are still writing in Istro-venetian.
Enological and cultural manifestation "In the empire of Muscat" will be held at a picturesque location in the vicinity of the medieval Momiano castle.
Momjanski Muškat is a dry, sweet istrian wine of a deep golden colour with an aroma reminiscent of wild carnations, roses and sage. Over the centuries, it has created its kingdom on the hills surrounding Momjan, a picturesque village near Buje.
The tasting of this typically Istrian wine is a special pleasure and its fans will get an opportunity to taste Muscats presented by the Momiano ...
Buje is a place of fertile fields and vineyards. It has a one-hundred year old tradition of celebrating and giving thanks for the produce of its land. In early times, the festival symbolically marked the start of the grape-harvesting season. Today, it is a prominent and well-known celebration with a variety of programmes, numerous games, tasting sessions, music and dance.
Local farming traditions are manifested in hundreds of ways during the festivities, while at the same time thanks is given for the soil’s fertility. Gathering in a ...
Each November, when the sweet juice of new wine is born, the town of Momjan celebrates the Feast Day of St. Martin, its patron saint. European traditions consider this Catholic saint to be the patron saint of vintners and wine growers and, in many countries, new wine is “baptised” on this very day.
Momjan, a small historical town north of Buje, is no exception. It is well known among wine and vine authorities.
Momian MTB marathon will take place in Momian, at 11 a.m. on November 15, to celebrate the day of the patron saint of Momian, St. Martin.
Since St. Martin is the patron saint of wine makers and wine growers, young wine is baptised on this day in many countries and regions.
The bicycle ride will start at the entrance to Momian, and participation fee is 40 kuna.
Participants will have lunch in a tent in Momjan, and refreshment will be available throughout the trail. A lottery is scheduled after lunch.