Events in Novigrad
If you are a passionate about sports, cultural events, concerts, parties for children or the night life, a small fishing town known as Novigrad guarantees plenty of fun and unforgettable events for all age groups. Some of the most particular and popular events in Novigrad are the Gnam Gnam-Fest, Astro party Lunasa, Street Art Festival, Ethno music under the bell tower and the Ex-tempore art competition.
In front of you is a list of all upcoming events happening in Novigrad and the surrounding area.
Set off on a refreshing ride on Novigrad's tourist train to meet local winemakers and let yourself indulge in the magical moments of wine tasting and the discovery of istrian specialties! The train will be waiting for you in picturesque old Mandrač harbour in the heart of Novigrad to take you through picturesque olive groves and vineyards planted on the red soil of Istria.
The exhibition features the results of a two-year research project carried out by a number of experts and scientists covering the architectural and urban planning topics related to the monuments that belong to the memorial heritage of the Yugoslav socialist era. It focuses on the projects and plans that marked the period of public ‘monuments’ reflecting the era's turning points and abandoned modern/abstract visions.
An event dedicated to astronomy and astrology, mysticism and mythology. This is an astro-party with content and symbolism based on the ancient Celtic culture which is still a part of today’s civilization.
That is how the event got its name: ancient Celtic people named Lunasa after the first day of summer (1st August), celebrating life and wealth of nature.
An interactive installation that transmits heartbeats of up to four people in real time. The sculpture delves into the human communication and interconnection through the simple biological process, focusing on the heart as an organ that is exceptionally susceptible to external stimuli and inner processes (thoughts, emotions, etc.).
The festival focuses on the arts in the context of science, ecology, technologies and various aspects of modern music and sounds throughout the media. It features workshops, student training, exhibitions, audio-visual performances and multimedia installations, honouring Heiko Daxl (1957-2012) – a pioneer of Europe's new media art to whom the Novigrad festival greatly owes its existence.
A valuable collection of works of the Viennese conceptual artists (the Vienna Group), on loan to both the Rigo Gallery and the Lapidarium Museum courtesy of the Austrian collector Winfried Wünsch.
A valuable collection of constructivist and kinetic arts, tactile and concrete poetry collected by the Austrian gallery owner Winfried Wünsch. It features paintings, sculptures, installations, graphics, drawings and photographs by Austrian, German, Croatian, Italian and Kuban artists. The selected exhibits comprise: works based on the analytical approach to art and a visual research of surfaces, structures and objects, close to the concept of the New Tendencies; pieces emphasising the analytical-rational relationship with language, or ...
On 25th may 2021, Novigrad will host the last race of the Alpen Adria Swim Cup series, an open water swimming contest held for the first time in 2019. This fishermen's town on the western coast of Istria boasts stunning bays in a miraculous Mediterranean setting. Protected from the winds, it prides itself in a mild climate and tranquil seas, which makes it an ideal place for open water swimming. We have no doubt that Novigrad will leave a memorable impression on all and enter the big scene when it comes to this type of contests.
An ambient art installation capturing the bond between MAN and NATURE, while transforming art into landscape (Land Art) and vice versa. The exhibition focuses on the works created in the summer of 2019 at the Mirna river estuary, a protected bird reserve, among the few left in the Mediterranean. Having completed extensive research studies of the estuary's aesthetic, physical, chemical and biological properties, Roberto Ghezzi (Corona, Arezzo) used the river as an installation in which he left his canvases deposited for months, thus ...