Archive of past events

Events: 19
  • 12Jul ~ 30Jul

    Jazz is back!

    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. Read more

  • 06Jul

    The play "Krtice" (the moles), Brtonigla

    The 17th International Festival of Chamber Theatre "Golden Lion", this year, will perform the play "Krtice" (eng..the moles) in Brtonigla. The comedy is written and drawn by the theater "Kerekesh". Read more

    Tags : Brtonigla
  • 16May ~ 25May

    ITF GMP CUP Umag

    ITF GMP CUP Umag, a big open championship for veterans, will be held in the westernmost Croatian town in late May. This is an elite tournament of the so called grade 1, gathering 380 male and female players from 24 countries. The contests will be organized in several age-categories and the brilliant moves of tennis veterans will fire up the attractive courts of the tourist town of Umag. ITF GMP CUP is one of the most important grade 1 tournaments worldwide, gaining that status by an extraordinary decision of the ITF in 2010. Last year it was held in Umag for the fifth time, gathering around 400 competitors from over 20 countries, including 9 world champions in different veteran categories and numerous former Grand Slam participants, largely the names that wrote the pages of tennis history. Read more

    Tags : Sport , Tennis , Umag
  • 21Sep ~ 04Oct

    Super-Seniors World Tennis Championship

    In September, Umag and Novigrad will host the ITF Super-Seniors World Championship for singles and teams, the most relevant annual competition in this veteran group, for the first time. It will last for 14 days, occupying the entire tennis capacities of both towns, as a top-notch competitive spectacle demonstrating that age is of no importance when it comes to good tennis. As many as 900 male and female players from around the world are expected to make their appearance. While the first week of this big sporting event is reserved for teams, the second is earmarked for singles. This is a highest order competition for veterans over 60 years of age and NW Istria was chosen due to its excellent sports infrastructure, accommodation capacities, mild climate and a number of other advantages, especially the international reputation gained by the organization of an ATP tournament. Read more

    Tags : Sport , Tennis , Umag , Novigrad
  • 12Aug

    Istra Inspirit, Lighthouse of love

    Istria Inspirit will take you to a magical journey through time and tell you the most popular Istrian myths and legends. The adventure begins in end of June and will include nine locations in Istria in which costumed participants and actors will prepare a luxuriant theatrical-gastronomic experience for visitors. Read more

    Tags : Umag
  • 02May ~ 04May

    Crofish & Umag Land

    The full splendour of the perfect harmony of nature and gastronomy will be revealed at these fairs. The variety and harmony of first-class olive oils, top quality wines, fresh sea fish and other sea food available for tasting throughout these manifestations will leave no visitor indifferent. For our fishery, as a specific segment of the economy, to survive and flourish, fair manifestations like Crofish, held for the seventh time this year, are essential. Its sponsors, the Town of Umag and the Istrian County, are investing tremendous effort to present fishermen with everything they need for their work in one place. Read more

    Tags : Food & Wine , Sport , Umag , Gastronomic events
  • 29May ~ 01Jun

    14. Forum Tomizza

    14. literary and science meeting: Forum Tomizza 2012. covers this year the topic Better life? Read more

    Tags : Umag
  • 22Aug ~ 24Aug

    Istria Handball Cup 2012.

    This year from 22 to 24 August an international handball tournament called the Istria Handball Cup will be held in the town of Novigrad at a new sports arena. Four renowned European teams that will participate at the tournament are the Croatia osiguranje Zagreb, Gorenje Velenje, RK Metalurg and Chinese team. This is the tournament’s fourth edition and for the second time the host will be the town of Novigrad. The tournament will be played according to a league system (round robin) where all the teams will play each other. Read more

    Tags : Sport , Novigrad
  • 21Jul

    Umag Mega Fight K1 Super 8 Tournament

    On July 21, 2012, the famous sports arena of Stella Maris will host the best fighters at fight spectacle “Umag Mega Fight”, organized by the kickboxing club “Mega centar” Rijeka-Umag. As before, the central event will be a sports spectacle consisting of a series of fights held by K1 kickboxing rules in which renowned champions at state and international competitions are expected to fight. K1 super 8 tournament is a tournament fought by eight fighters from around the world fighting for the title of the Umag Mega Fight tournament that same evening. Other fights in different weight categories for professional titles in globally recognized kickboxing federations will also be held at the gala event. Read more

    Tags : Sport , Umag
  • 28Jun ~ 30Jun

    San Pellegrino Beach festival

    San Pellegrino Beach Festival, a unique event in Istria and the region, an oasis of dance, joy and happiness, announces its second edition. Introducing the biggest open air festival in Istria, a freestyle event, a fusion of funk, soul, afro, dub, and house music, situated on a beautiful beach, a hidden, magical Mediterranean corner in this part of Europe. After a debut of successful and world premiere performances of dance music stars such as Dimitri From Paris, Jamie Lewis, Smoove & Turrel, many bands, musicians and DJs from around the globe, the second edition was prepared with more and even greater artists, in three days & three nights of the program. Read more

    Tags : Umag , Entertainment
  • 15Jun

    UNICEF Humanitarian golf tournament

    On June 15, the first Istrian professional golf course "Adriatic", situated in Savudrija, will be the meeting place of numerous golf players gathering at the third in a row UNICEF's humanitarian golf tournament, the proceeds of which will be used to improve the life of children in Croatia. The funds will be raised by the sale of sponsorship packages allowing individuals and companies to lease "their" hole. Once again the tournament will be hosted by the basketball legend and the most famous Croatian amateur golf player Toni Kukoč, one of the most successful sportsmen of all time, who every team will have an opportunity to play the 18th hole with. Read more

    Tags : Sport
  • 13Jun ~ 17Jun

    2012 CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Umag

    This year, Umag will host the best European male teams at the beach volleyball tournament CEV Satellite Umag, to take place in the well-known tourist resort of Stella Maris on June 13-17. Big and strong competition between twenty-four teams from Austria, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine and other European countries, who will show the audience the charm of beach volleyball, one of the most popular summer sport pastimes, is expected. This attractive light version of indoor volleyball took the world by storm after Olympic Games in Atlanta, finding its way to numerous fans. Beach volleyball competitions are dynamic and interesting, develop closeness and togetherness, while being totally free of physical contact Read more

    Tags : Sport , Umag
  • 01Jun ~ 02Jun

    Adria Music Conference

    The second edition of the Adria Music Conference dedicated to the music industry in the region will once again be held in Umag, but at a new location, in the only Croatian "Adults Only" hotel - the Meliá Coral. Umag will once again become the meeting point of numerous performers, discographers, promoters, agents, DJs, producers, dance groups, media, music critics, as well as all music lovers desirous of new knowledge and wishing to make new acquaintances. The culmination of the party will surely be contributed to by spectacular concerts under the stars of the biggest names of world music scene, both on the AMC stage and at the large summer spectacle Umagination, to be held at the ATP stadium in the tourist resort of Stella Maris. Read more

    Tags : Umag , Entertainment
  • 11May ~ 12May

    IdejaX, National Advertising Festival

    This year Umag was chosen to host the second National Advertising Festival IdejaX, organized by the Croatian Association of Communication Agencies (HURA) and Interactive Marketing Association "IAB Hrvatska". In fact, they are the protagonists of a huge advertising arena in which classic and online media daily intertwine and complete each other. The National Advertising Festival is of relevance for the affirmation and promotion of the profession and its vision is to create a traditional venue in which the best Croatian advertising works can compete against each other on a wide spectrum of media platforms, as well as to become the key place for the exchange of the best marketing ideas on the national and regional stage. As a new project, IdejaX has the function of identifying ideas that distinguish excellent from mediocre works, projects that move boundaries and set new standards both in the classic and new, digital media. Read more

    Tags : Umag
  • 01May

    Oliver Dragojević and the Klapa Cambi

    On May 1, Novigrad will be singing with Oliver Dragojević, accompanied by one of the most popular Croatian harmony-singing groups, Cambi from Split. This will be the first big concert to be held in Novigrad sports hall and, we are convinced, a true treat for all lovers of Dalmatian song. Oliver Dragojević, a music legend, is one of the most famous singers and musicians in Croatia and the region. Often considered a "representative of typical Dalmatian pop-song", he has been performing for over 45 years now and his rich and successful career developed on the perfect symbiosis of several music idioms which Oliver has been intertwining and transforming into his recognizable music expression with "secret skill" for decades. Read more

    Tags : Novigrad , Entertainment
  • 23Mar ~ 25Mar

    Istraturist Trophy Cycling Race

    The popular cycling race Istraturist Trophy (Trofej Istraturist), 8th so far, will take place in the attractive landscape of Umag and its surroundings from 23 to 25 March. Read more

    Tags : Biking , Umag
  • 21Jul ~ 01Aug

    Istria Gourmet Festival in Umag

    Enjoy excellent food and wine during this year's Istria Gourmet Festival! Besides excellent tennis and music, the ATP Studena Croatia Open’s programme which takes place in Umag once again this year includes the accompanying oenology and gastronomy festival. Within a series of dynamic events under the common name Istria Gourmet Festival, the organizers will, during the tournament, present the aces of north-western Istria with regard to the excellent food and wine. Read more

    Tags : Food & Wine , Olive oil , Winemakers , Truffles , Umag
  • Beach Handball 30Jun ~ 09Jul

    European Beach Handball Championships for Juniors and Seniors

    The championship of the best male and female beach handball teams of the Old Continent will be held at the attractive location of the ATP Stadium.
    08.07. - Semi-finals (M, W) from 16:30h till 20:30h
    09.07. - Finals (M, W) from 17:30h till 19:30h Read more

    Tags : Sport , Umag
  • Beach Volleyball 21Jun ~ 26Jun

    World Junior Championship in Beach Volleyball

    The 2011 SWATCH FIVB WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP - Beach Volleyballl will take place in the beautiful city of Umag from June 21st to June 26th. Read more

    Tags : Sport , Sporting events , Umag

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