Summer approaches in Rovinj

Here are some of the events planned for May and one taking place in Vrsar – just down the road.  The seaford in Istria is very special so this would be worth a visit.

  • May 1
    01.05.2012. / Golden Cape Park Forest, Rovinj
    The celebration of Labor Day
  • 4. Etnofilm
    03. – 05.05.2012. / MMC i Hotel Park, Rovinj
    An international festival of ethnographic documentary film. The Istria Ethnographic Museum organizes a festival dedicated to the ethnographic/anthropologic documentary film. The aims of the festival include: gathering of professionals in the mentioned field and creation of a platform for the development and recognition of film as an instrument for deliberating on, documenting and interpreting cultural phenomena. This year’s partner of the festival is UNESCO. Free admission.
    More at: 
    www.etnofilm.com
  • Fishermen’s Festival
    11.05.2012. / Waterfront, Vrsar
    A traditional folk festival celebrated by the entire town and the best place to learn about the Istrian folklore and traditions accompanied by a rich entertainment program featuring various games and music and special seaford.
    More at: 
    www.infovrsar.com
  • Šoljan’s Days
    11. – 13.05.2012. / Rovinj
    A scientific/literary gathering organized by the Public Open University of Rovinj and the Croatian Writers’ Association. The event is dedicated to writer Antun Šoljan who spent most of his private and literary life in Rovinj.
    More at: 
    www.pou-rv.org
  • Photo Days
    29.05. – 03.06.2012. / Rovinj
    A festival of photography featuring numerous photography exhibitions, a traditional prize photo route, professional lectures, workshops and examination of photographers’ portfolios.
    More at: 
    www.photodays-rovinj.com
  • Apnea Academy
    30.05. – 03.06.2012. / Hotel Istra, St. Andrew’s Island, Rovinj
    A sports event gathering freedivers from all over Europe under the guidance of professional instructors and famous Umberto Pelizzari.
    More at: 
    www.apnea-academy.com
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