Friday, 28 June 2019

Enjoy Summer in Sinj with Kamičak Etno Festival this August!

If you have already booked a holiday in Dalmatia and are looking to enjoy one of the more exciting events in the region, you’ll want to look away from the coast and the crowds and head to the heart of the Inland Dalmatia - and namely to Sinj. 

The summer in Sinj boasts a plethora of events crafted to everyone's tastes, among which is one event you should not miss - the Kamičak Etno Festival, reports Dalmacija Danas on June 27, 2019.

The first festival edition hosted the sounds and renowned names including Zinkuše, the more popular Yall Aux Yeux and the young Split band Imgellad, though the second year has come back even stronger with a two-day program, international performers, accompanying content and brilliant entertainment.

Within the framework of the European project that recently restored the Sinj Fortress Kamičak, the two-day festival will welcome the interesting Argentinian duo Turica Doncel, who will bring a taste of traditional Argentine folklore combined with contemporary musical excerpts. 

From Macedonia, the Perija street performers will grace the stage, whose authoritative excerpts are based on authentic interpretations of the traditional rhythms of the Balkans, especially the ethnic sounds of Turkey, Bulgaria and Macedonia.

A unique interpretation of the Balkan music tradition will be displayed by the beloved Belgrade composer Naked who is currently performing throughout Europe and beyond. 

Croatia’s strength will be represented by the always brilliant and now established, Ogenj and Kazan, who overwhelmingly conquer the hearts of audiences and critics.

The Kamičak Etno Festival is unthinkable without the rhythms of traditional Irish music, and will include the Patrick Walker Trio. Patrick Walker is a hero of the English folk scene, and is well-known for getting the audience to dance. 

The festival will be held on August 23 and 24 in Kamičak, under the summer sky in the heart of the city. Entrance to the festival is free.

Thursday, 27 June 2019

Program Announced for Thrill Blues Festival in Trilj!

June 27, 2019 - The citizens of Trilj are ready for the third "Thrill Blues Festival", which will be held at the Trilj Town Park on July 5 and 6, 2019.

As part of the two-day festival, various activities are planned for several locations. The “Blues at School” event will be held for the youngest at the City Cinema on Friday,  July 5th at 10:00 am, which is followed by the Blues Photo Exhibition at the Trilj Region Museum, opening at noon on Friday. The promotion of Siniša Škarica's book will be held at the City Theater at 7 pm, followed by the promotion of the song and video “Keep the Blues Alive” at 9 pm. The first day ends with the Welcome Jam at the City Cinema.

On Saturday, July 6th, the premiere of the documentary film "From Lonjsko polje to Memphis" will be screened at the City Cinema.

The second day of the festival is reserved for blues concerts led Manu Lanvin & The Devil Blues, Harrison Kennedy, James Perri & Thrill All Stars Band, Lorenzo Piccione & Ismaila Mbaye, The Screaming Wheels, Ozon, Mi Group, 4 Hombres, Pojave and Dbluz at 5 pm.

The promotion of the festival, as part of the program "Meet the Thrill Blues Festival", will be held in several cities, and on this occasion, the organizers invite all blues lovers to concerts in the following locations:

Sinj: 28.06. 2019.

Imotski: 30.06. 2019.

Makarska: 01.07. 2019.

Split: 02.07. 2019.

Entry to all locations is free.

For the entire festival program, visit

Friday, 21 June 2019

Vrlika Cup Fly Fishing Competition this Weekend!

June 21, 2019 - The Sports Fishing Society “Šaran” from Vrlika informs all its members and lovers of the sport that on June 22, 2019, the fly fishing competition “Vrlika Cup 2019" will be held!

The competition will take place on the Cetina river at Begovac starting at 9:00 am, and applications for competitors must be received by 8:30 am. You can also register by calling the mobile number 0911222426.

After the contest ends, the party continues with a feast prepared by the Sports Fishing Society “Šaran” from Vrlika!

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Gljevstok Festival Celebrates 10 Years Dedicated to Music, Nature and Peace

June 18, 2019 - In the small oasis of Gljev near Sinj, we celebrate the first decade of Inland Dalmatia’s mini Woodstock. Maybe Joan Baez, Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, and other greats in music history haven’t played at Kravarevac, but you never know what pearls are hidden in the multitude of young bands and artists who have the chance to play at the Gljevstok festival. Come and support them on their way to glory - because you certainly don't want to be "the one loser that missed the best Gljevstok ever!"

Great music, hypnotizing intact nature and pleasant company - Gljevstok is an escape from the everyday bustle, back to the roots and the peace that can be had just steps away from the concrete jungle, under the starry night sky. 

Beside the campfire and until the late evening hours, let the notes and vocals of skilled bassists, guitarists, singers, and drummers take you into new dimensions of peace and harmony. The entrance is always free, and camping is even free in the nearby forest.

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Photo by Zdravko Budimir

The organizers have prepared a vibrant program for all visitors, from the youngest to the younger.

The Mandala workshop or God's Eye: (according to God's eye or Ojo de Dios on Quemado Mountain, San Luis Potosi, Mexico) is a spiritual and votive object made of weaving yarn on a wooden cross. A few colors are often used. They are most often found in Mexican communities, among the indigenous and Catholic peoples. The ritual is a tool that is believed to protect those who pray, a magic object and the ancient cultural symbol. There is a limited number of entries (20 people).

For children aged 5 to 14, a creative workshop "Make Me Real" will be held. The youngest students will be able to learn about the birds in the Cetina region and how important they are for nature. The BIOM Association, in cooperation with the Gljevstok Association, will provide participants with all the necessary materials for making a three-dimensional model of a bird species you can find or create a butterfly model that will be a wonderful gift to mothers, granddaughters or festival visitors. Early applications are not required and a maximum of 15 participants can partake. Željko Ćurković will lead the workshop.

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Photo by Zdravko Budimir

d.klea creates clothing in a hippie, fairytale, and urban styles. They are painted by a batik technique or by applying it. Every piece is unique and this year they are joining the 10th Gljevstok Festival.

Workshop Performative Identity in Children: Various activities of performance expression in the form of entertaining games will be prepared for the youngest visitors. The activities serve to encourage children to communicate more comfortably in order to strengthen social inclusion. Through games, they will try to get closer to the importance of respecting individual work and evaluating everyone's thinking, which leads to a stronger connection and functionality in group work. A series of short activities will also test their essential need for exploration and improvisation through new, creative solutions. Only the desire for good fun and new friendships is required from the participants. Maja Stojic, student of the Academy of Arts in Split, Department of Film and Video will adapt the games and other activities to the age and needs of all participants. Entries to the workshop: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Photo by Zdravko Budimir

Prepare yourself for the festival on Saturday morning in the best ambiance - in nature with hatha yoga and vinyasa elements. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel. Everyone is welcome, no matter the experience. Applications and more information can be found at mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gljevstok 2019 line-up:

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Gljevstock Stage:

- Billie Joan

- Ciotóg

- Đepeto

- Čudnoređe

- The Countess

- Vukojarac

- Go Lilly

- Seviter

- Nebula Express

Chan Stage:

- El Commando

- Kommoda 

- Unsub

- Vjeko

- Double T

- Maystro

- Mr D

- BeePolar

- Shoomarak

- Chanovski

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

St. John the Baptist to be Celebrated in Grab with Spiritual and Cultural Program

June 18, 2019 - The parish Sv. Ivan Krstitelj from Grab, on the occasion of celebrating the birth of John the Baptist, organizes a spiritual and cultural program under the ravines along the Grab River on Jun 24, 2019.

The celebration will begin with a festive ceremony and procession at the parish church in Grab, starting at 10:30 am, while the 15th traditional cultural-music program will be held in the evening.

The evening program will open at 19:30 with the Trilj majorettes and "Sv. Mihovil” Trilj who will parade down the streets of Grab. The remainder of the program will see a performance by KUD "Župa Grab” who will dance the “Grab kolo", KUD Andrija Matija Pauk with an original folklore section including the Marinsko kolo and mandolin, the Trilj majorettes, and the drama group  "Most" who will play ‘Gastrabajter Mate’ in the 'who wants to be a millionaire' quiz authored by Nada Lapić.

Klapa Sinj will also enhance the festivities.

Irena Bradarić will lead the program. 

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Sinj Swimming Season Opens on 14th of June!

June 13, 2019 - On Friday, June 14, a new swimming season will open at the Sinj City Pool, which will last until September. The water temperature reached an optimum level of 23 degrees Celsius, and the first swimmers at the pool are expected tomorrow morning.

As a guest on the Hit Radio program, pool manager Stipe Blajić stressed that prices for swimming remain the same as in the previous years.

“The pool opens in the morning at 9 am, and the entire season we will work from 9 am to 9 pm. The price of swimming from 9 am to 12 pm is 10 kuna. From noon to 9 pm, the price is 10 kuna per hour and 5 kuna for each subsequent hour,” Blajić said

Blajić added that he would soon start the swimming school and that he would inform the public in a timely manner. 

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Megdan Fest in Čačvina Near Trilj this Weekend!

June 13, 2019 - This year, the Megdan Fest will be held in Čačvina near Trilj on the celebration of Sv. Vid, along with the fifth consecutive year of the festival of men's traditional music. 

The event itself will be held on June 15, beginning at 18:00. This year's festival is organized by the Association of Čačvina and the Municipal Board of Čačvina, with the Trilj Cultural Society and the Trilj Tourist Board as the co-organizers. 

The program begins with a Mass led by Fr. Miro Ančić with the concelebration of the priest of the Trilj deanery, accompanied by the Parish church of Trilj.

At the Megdan Fest, you can enjoy to the traditional singing performances of rera, ganga, treskavica and ojkavica with the gusle and diple instruments, and performers from the entire Dalmatian Zagora.

Thursday, 6 June 2019

5th Horse Caravan - Operation Summer '95 Announced in Sinj

Organized by the Association of Juvenile Volunteers of the Homeland War of Split-Dalmatia County and co-organized by the Horse  Club Sv. Mihovil-Trilj, and with the support of Split-Dalmatia County, the Tourist Board of Split-Dalmatia County, the Tourist Board of Sinj, the City of Sinj and the Hrvace Municipality, the 5th Caravan remembering the Operation Summer '95 will be held on June 8, 2019. 

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In memory of the significant military liberation and police action of the Croatian Army in the summer of '95, the 5th horse caravan will be held on Saturday, June 8. 

The caravan, where more than 50 participants from all over Croatia have been announced, moves from the Sinj hippodrome across the Sinj field to the Cetina river, then to Vojskova in the Hrvatačko polje and across the bridge to Panj, Bitelić, Vučipolje, Zasiok and finally to the BZ Patriot in Dabar. The whole route goes through important historic sites where nature has richly spread its beauty.

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The caravan is designed so that the horses are connected through each settlement along the entire route. This will symbolically represent the communion of the Operation Summer '95 action and the Croatian war veterans throughout the Homeland War. Representatives of numerous associations, equestrian clubs, and OPGs will participate in this caravan. The caravan will be led by flag bearers that will, along with the state, carry the banners of the Guardian Brigades of the Croatian Army, and the flags of several associations derived from the Homeland War.

The organizer of the 5th Horse Caravan, the Association of Juvenile Volunteers of the Homeland War of Split-Dalmatia County and co-organizer, Horse Club Sv. Mihovil-Trilj, are extremely pleased with the number of participants and the number of registered caravans.

Thursday, 6 June 2019

2nd Rowing Mini Cup Regatta in Vrlika this Weekend!

June 6, 2019 - Need something to do this weekend? You should head to Vrlika!

Namely, the Tourist Board of Vrlika invites everyone to the Garjak Rowing Center on Saturday, June 8, 2019, where the 2nd Mini Cup Regatta of the Rowing Federation of Dalmatia! The event begins at 9 am.


You can find the invitation below. 



Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Trilj Summer Program Announced, Events Begin June 8!

At the hotel Sveti Mihovil in Trilj, a press conference was held where the ‘Trilj Summer Program’ was presented. In addition to mayor Ivan Šipić, the conference was attended by the director of the Trilj Tourist Board Andriana Ivković, the head of the City of Trilj Marko Župa and the president of the City Council of Trilj Ivana Živaljić, reports Dalmacija Danas on June 5, 2019. 

At the very beginning, mayor Ivan Šipić pointed out the activities that the City of Trilj has undertaken concerning planning Trilj center and enhancing the quality of tourist infrastructure, with particular emphasis on arranging cycling paths and walking trails.

“Every year you have witnessed that in the case of arrivals and overnight stays in the Trilj region, we have had more than a 100 percent increase in four years. Of course, this requires more quality content and better infrastructure,” said the mayor.

To further enrich the tourist offer, they have devised a vibrant Trilj summer program.

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“All of our villages that have their own cultural associations have received significant support through our budget, but also, the City of Trilj and the Tourist Board with their partners and sponsors have designed a high-quality program, for younger to more serious visitors, patriotic to serious music lovers. All this contributes not only to the beautiful image of Trilj but also to the content that must grow year after year and be as good as possible and better,” said Šipić.

The 'Trilj Summer Cultural Program' starts on Saturday, June 8, when Trilj will host the 9th Folklore Festival of the Split-Dalmatia County. Until September, the people of Trilj and their guests will be able to enjoy numerous music events, including the 3rd Thrill Blues Festival and the concerts of Mate Bulic, Miroslav Škoro, and Marko Perković Thompson.

“On July 20, we will have a spectacular concert by Marko Perković Thompson. This concert will be humanitarian in a way that we will help the family of a Croatian defender. The City of Trilj will donate funds from ticket sales directly to the Red Cross account to help the family who lost their father, a Croatian defender, on the Trilj bridge a few months ago,” emphasized Šipić.

Director of the Trilj Tourist Board Andriana Ivković also spoke about the increase of the quality of tourist services in the area.

“In 2014 we had two holiday homes, and in 2019 we have 35. It shows that there is more and more interest in this area. And that is the long-term aim for us, to turn more and more people into tourism, to get everyone from the OPGs to restaurants and the local population, so that anyone that visits can taste all the charms of this region,” Ivković concluded.

You can find the full Trilj Summer Program here

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