Sunday, 3 July 2022

Two Thousand People Participate in Đakovo Folklore Festival Procession

ZAGREB, 3 July 2022 - The main event of the 56th Đakovački Vezovi traditional folklore festival took place in the eastern city of Đakovo on Sunday as 2,000 participants, including 43 folklore groups from Croatia and abroad, walked down the city centre.

Ukraine is the partner country of this year's festival, which also showed the folklore of Bulgaria and Slovenia. Also present were Croatian folklore societies from Kansas City, Bački Monoštor in Serbia and Tomislavgrad in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Among those watching the 90-minute procession were Bulgarian Ambassador Genka Georieva and the Croatian parliament speaker's envoy, MP Goran Ivanović.

After the procession, Archbishop Hranić celebrated Mass at St. Peter's Cathedral.

The festival ends tonight with the election of the most beautiful folk costumes.

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