10TH POREČ HISTORICAL FESTIVAL – GIOSTRA

September 16-18, 2016

NOTICE

The 10th Poreč Historical Festival – Giostra, scheduled for today, will be postponed for tomorrow due to bad weather. The opening ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 17th from 10 AM with the costumed parade from the Poreč Riva to the Liberty square, where the official programme will begin as scheduled.

Poreč historical festival – Giostra gathers over 250 participants in costumes who, throughout the 3 festival days, evoke for the spectators life in the Baroque period thus making it a unique festival in Croatia. This cultural, educational and tourist manifestation stems from historical facts, so most of its events are connected to the 18th century. The central festival event, which also gave Giostra its name, is a knight tournament Giostra, reconstructed from the rules of a tournament held in Poreč in the year 1745.

You will be greeted by:

- Gorgeous ladies and handsome gentlemen in baroque costumes

- Baroque music

- Knight tournament

- Historical knights’ camp (military encampment)

- Local produce and old trades

- theatrical performances

- Drummers

- Flag jugglers

- Swordsmen

- Street entertainers.

Your hosts are Društvo prijatelja Giostre – Associazione amici della Giostra (Association Friends of Giostra) from Poreč, and their guests: USB Poreč, DND Poreč, Zajednica Talijana Poreč – Comunita’ degli Italiani di Parenzo, Mačevalački klub Špada – Poreč, Povijesna udruga Kaštel – Svetvinčenat, Zajednica Talijana Bale – Comunità degli Italiani Valle, Zajednica Talijana Piran – Comunità degli Italiani Pirano (Slovenia), Rapski gubavci – Rab,  Udruga mladih Feniks – Oroslavje, Lipicanska barokna raskoš – Zagreb, Klub amaterske fotografije KAF – Sv. Lovreč, Hrvatska udruga kolekcionara, Compagnia del Lupo Passante – Monselice (Italy), Tamburi medioevali di Cividale del Friuli (Italy), ecc.

Central part of the festival will take part from Friday to Sunday on three locations: The liberty square, old city center and Peškera bay.

The main theme of this year: SMELLS.

Live Giostra this September. We are expecting you.

Program Giostra_2016

Sept. 16th 2016, Friday

 10 am – 10 pm Museum

Photo exhibition: 10 years of Giostra

 5 – 10 pm The Liberty Square

Giostra fair – Fiera franca triduana

Antiques fair

 5 – 7 pm The Round Tower in Peškera

Military camp (Association Lupo Passante)

 7:30 pm The harbour of Poreč – Decumanus – The Liberty Squere – Peškera Bay

Giostra parade

8 pm Peškera Bay

Giostra offical opening ceremony

Fireworks

9:30 pm The Liberty Square

Concert of teh ethno group Veja

Sept. 17th 2016, Saturday

10 am – 6 pm The Round Tower in Peškera

Military camp (Association Lupo Passante)

10 am – 10 pm The Liberty Square

Giostra fair – Fiera franca triduana

Antiques fair

10 am – 10 pm Museum

Photo exhibition: 10 years of Giostra

 10 am – 1 pm The Liberty Square

Details of the noblemen and commoners everyday life in the 18th century

Mini Giostra: educational workshops and playgroups

 (Association Friends of Giostra)

 10 – 10:45 am The Liberty Square

Baroque costumes fashion show (Association Friends of Giostra)

Entertainment program (USB)

Equestrian baroque ball (Lipizzaner baroque splendour)

11 – 11:45 am The Liberty Square

Entertainment program (Association Lupo Passante)

Dance program (Youth association Feniks)

Drummers performance (Association Friends of Giostra)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra)

 12 – 12:45 am The Liberty Square

Entertainment program (Medieval group of lepers from Rab)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra, Poreč Elementary school)

Entertainment program (USB)

 5 – 7 pm The Liberty Square

Details of the noblemen and commoners everyday life in the 18th century

Mini Giostra: educational workshops and playgroups

 (Association Friends of Giostra)

 5 – 5:45 pm The Liberty Square

Drummers performance (Medieval drums of Cividale del Friuli)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra, Poreč Elementary school)

Entertainment program (Association Lupo Passante)

Entertainment program (Medieval group of lepers from Rab)

 6 – 6:45 pm The Liberty Square

Dance program (Youth association Feniks)

Entertainment program (USB)

Drummers performance (Association Friends of Giostra)

Swordsmen performance (Fencing Club Špada)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra)

7:30 pm The Liberty Square Peškera Bay

Giostra parade

8 pm Peškera Bay

Knights tournament Giostra

(Association Friends of Giostra and istrian riding clubs)

 9:30 pm The Liberty Square

Concert of the ethno group Šćike

 Sept. 18th 2016, Sunday

10 – 12 am The Round Tower in Peškera

Military camp (Compagnia del Lupo Passante)

 10 am – 10 pm The Liberty Square

Giostra fair – Fiera franca triduana

Antiques fair

 10 am – 10 pm Museum

Photo exhibition: 10 years of Giostra

 10 – 11 am The Liberty Square

Guided city tour in costume

 10 am – 1 pm The Liberty Square

Details of the noblemen and commoners everyday life in the 18th century

Mini Giostra: educational workshops and playgroups

(Association Friends of Giostra)

 11 – 11:45 am The Liberty Square

Dance program (Youth association Feniks)

Drummers performance (Medieval drums of Cividale del Friuli)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra)

Equestrian baroque ball (Lipizzaner baroque splendour)

12 – 12:45 pm The Liberty Square

Drummers performance (Association Friends of Giostra)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra, Poreč Elementary school)

Swordsmen performance (Fencing Club Špada)

Entertainment program (USB)

5 – 6:30 pm The Liberty Square

Drummers performance (Association Friends of Giostra)

Swordsmen performance (Fencing Club Špada)

Drummers performance (Medieval drums of Cividale del Friuli)

Entertainment program (USB)

Knight duels (Historical Association Kaštel)

5 – 6:30 pm The Liberty Square

Details of the noblemen and commoners everyday life in the 18th century

(Association Friends of Giostra)

 7 pm Frano Supilo Square

Theatrical performance: “Špuce i profumi” / “Smells and stinks”

(Association Friends of Giostra, Italian Minority Association)

8 – 8:30 pm The Liberty Square 

Fire show (USB, Historical Association Kaštel)

The organizer reserves the right to change the program.

Kontakt informacije:

Studio 053 d.o.o. - Vrsarska 11, 52440 Poreč, Tel. 00385 (0)52 427 427, Fax. 00385 (0)52 427 426


Društvo prijatelja Giostre – Associazione amici della Giostra, Zavičajni muzej Poreštine – Museo del territorio parentino, Decumanus 9, 52440 Poreč, tel. 00385 52 431 585 , fax. 00385 52 452 119 ,

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