korčula

Town of Marco Polo

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korčula tourist board

Korčula enchants the senses with its timeless beauty and casts an everlasting spell of wonder on those who tread upon its ancient stone.
The Moreška sword dance in Korčula town, as well as the sword dances of Kumpanija and Moštra in Čara, Pupnat and Žrnovo are as much rooted in the history and soul of the island, as are the brotherhoods with bind the community.
Immerse yourself in Korčula's narrow walkways and discover adorned palaces and elegant houses; while in the evening, follow the fading light to reveal a glorious Adriatic sunset.

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Exhibition Kumpanija from Vela Luka on the island Korčula

Exhibition Kumpanija from Vela Luka on the island Korčula

28th September - 15th October: Port9 resort gallery, Korčula

The exhibition is staged in the PORT 9 Resort Gallery space

Moreška Sword Dance in Korčula - battle for the 'BULA' (a lovely young female)
Moreška Sword Dance in Korčula - BULA

Moreška sword dance

October 3rd: Thursday at 9.00 pm
Centar za kulturu, Korčula

'The folkloric battle is part of Korčula's identity and a symbol of Korčula struggle for freedom through the centuries.'

2nd Korcula Beer Festival

2nd Korcula Beer Festival

4th - 6th October: Brewery 'Pinjac', Postrana Žrnovo

The beer festival includes the presentation of 'craft' breweries from Croatia, 17:00-02:00

Moreška Sword Dance in Korčula - battle for the 'BULA' (a lovely young female)
Moreška Sword Dance in Korčula - BULA

Moreška sword dance

June & September: Thursdays at 9.00 pm
July & August: Mondays & Thursdays at 9.00 pm
summer cinema, Korčula

'The folkloric battle is part of Korčula's identity and a symbol of Korčula struggle for freedom through the centuries.'

Circle in Circle, Chiara Passa

Sep 22nd 2019. - Sep 24th 2019.
20:00 - 22:00, Trg pomirenja (Spomenik), Korčula

Curator/s: Darko Fritz
Supported by: Ministarstvo kulture RH, zaklada Kultura Nova, Dubrovačko-Neretvanska županija, Grad Korčula

Circle in Circle is new work from the series Inside Geometry double language (2015-ongoing). The site-specific installation is designed in relation to spheric arhitecture of the WWII Memorial Complex in Korčula town, designed by Bernardo Bernardi 1981. Virtual reality (VR) video installation is composed of 12 3D-viewers and 12 smartphones playing different VR animations.

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Cosimo Mollica, Giuseppe Legrottaglie

Sep 23rd 2019. - Sep 23rd 2019.
Meeting point Trg pomiranje (Spomenik) Korčula at 16:00.

Curator/s: Chiara Passa, Darko Fritz
Supported by:Ministarstvo kulture RH, zaklada Kultura Nova, Dubrovačko-Neretvanska županija, Grad Korčula

AR (augmented reality) walk within the Korčula town is inspired by phychogeographies by Guy Debord.

Panorama svjetionika Jadrana - Korčula
Plovput - Panorama svjetionika Jadrana - Korčula

Zvonko Letica

PRVO STOLJEĆE I PO
KORČULANSKOG TURIZMA

Knjigu predstavlja Aljoša Milat

September 27, Centar za kuturu 19:00, Korčula

COLOR, RUN, SWIM & FUN

July 12 till 13, Korčula

Workshop

'Black island - white wines' - wine festival
'Black island - white wines' - wine festival

'BLACK ISLAND - WHITE WINES' - WINE FESTIVAL

July 14, 20:00 - 22:00
Trg Sv. Justine, Korčula

The island of Korčula, it has been famous for millennia old tradition of wine making. By contrast to the rest of Dalmatia, which is known mostly for its red wines, the island of Korčula is renowned above all for the quality of its white, made from its native grapevine varieties

awesome events

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Sword dance festival in Korčula
Twenty-two years ago (1997) this festival was initiated to include for the first time, all sword dance groups of the island.
SWORD DANCE FESTIVAL
IN KORČULA
  • next festival
  • June 12th 2020

A primary goal was to preserve the island's unique traditional and historical heritage of sword dancing. Under the leadership of Mihajlo Grgić, President of the Tourist Board of Korčula, with Stanka Kraljević, Director of the tourist office, the island-wide festival was established along with the artistic management by Dr. Goran Oreb.

His prior island dance experiences along with his theatrical choreographic knowledge created the first spectacular scenario with village sword dance groups entering the city accompanied by their bagpipers and drummers.

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Korkyra baroque festival in Korčula
The Korkyra Baroque Festival was established in 2012 in order to promote local and international music and cultural heritage.
KORKYRA BAROQUE FESTIVAL
IN KORČULA
  • end of August
  • September

The unquestionable cultural and touristic success of the Korkyra Baroque Festival is founded on a superior artistic musical offer, which has been drawing tourists from around the world for several years now and has enriched the tourist cultural offer of the island of Korčula, the peninsula of Pelješac and Dubrovnik.

Concerts promote the churches of Korčula as cultural monuments, but also the unique cultural history of the entire County of Dubrovnik-Neretva.

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