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8th mediterranean folklore meeting - Golden Sopela

28.6.2009. - 4.7.2009.Poreč

8th mediterranean folklore meeting - Golden SopelaA must among summer festivals - Zlatna sopela - is a traditional meeting of folklore groups coming from the Mediterranean area, but also other parts of Europe and the world.

During the seven days of this festival the streets of Poreč are swarming with colorful folk costumes, traditional musical instruments and dances. The Poreč square 'Trg slobode' becomes the central venue for the event. The ambiance and crowds completely blend with the performances of folklore groups.
Especially interesting is the competition of solo players of Mediterranean wind instruments. For all lovers of Mediterranean cuisine there is a presentation of old traditional dishes that have been prepared with a lot of love. Unique display of folk costumes, presentation of traditional crafts and instructive school of Mediterranean folklore are all offered here at this meeting of culture, tradition, dance and music.
Zlatna sopela is under high patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia.

Zlatna sopela is under patronage of Croatian UNESCO committee.

Zlatna sopela is member of Croatian section of International Council of Organizations for
Folklore Festivals and Folk Art - HR CIOFF.

Zlatna sopela is the official Mediterranean Festival of the South-European sector of CIOFF.

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