11TH POREČ HISTORICAL FESTIVAL – GIOSTRA

September 8-10, 2017

[IMPORTANT NOTICE: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10]

Due to bad weather forecasted for today, all the morning and afternoon programme of the Giostra festival is cancelled. The concert of Franko Krajcar and Indivia is also cancelled. Unfortunately, the theatrical play “El sarto assasin” planned for tonight at 8 PM is cancelled due to unplanned circumstances.

Thanks for your understanding.

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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, Barokna plesna radionica OŠ Poreč, Mačevalački klub Špada – Poreč, Povijesna udruga Kaštel – Svetvinčenat, Lipicanska barokna raskoš – Zagreb, Hrvatska udruga kolekcionara, Zajednica Talijana Piran – Comunità degli Italiani Pirano (Slovenia),   Associazione Giostra della Rocca – 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: TEXTILES.

Live Giostra this September. We are expecting you.

Giostra 2017_PROGRAM

Sept. 8th 2017, Friday

 10 am – 10 pm The Liberty Square

Giostra fair – Fiera franca triduana

Antiques fair

 10 am – 10 pm Museum

Gastro & Cocktail Giostra

Souvenir shop

Photo point

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

Giostra parade

 8 pm Peškera Bay

Giostra offical opening ceremony

Fireworks

 9:30 pm The Liberty Square

Fire show (USB)

Sept. 9th 2017, Saturday

10 am – 10 pm The Liberty Square

Giostra fair – Fiera franca triduana

Antiques fair

10 am – 10 pm Museum

Gastro & Cocktail Giostra

Souvenir shop

Photo point

 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)

11 – 11:45 am The Liberty Square

Drummers performance (Associazione Giostra della Rocca)

Equestrian baroque ball (Lippizaner baroque spendour)

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

12 – 12:45 am The Liberty Square

Drummers performance (Association Friends of Giostra)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra)

Entertainment program (USB)

Flag-wavers performance (Gruppo Sbandieratori Città di Feltre)

 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)

Swordsmen performance and workshop (Fencing Club Špada)

6 – 6:45 pm The Liberty Square

Drummers performance (Association Friends of Giostra)

Entertainment program (USB)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra)

Flag-wavers performance (Gruppo Sbandieratori Città di Feltre)

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

Fire show (USB)

 

Sept. 10th 2017, Sunday

10 am – 10 pm The Liberty Square

Giostra fair – Fiera franca triduana

Antiques fair

10 am – 10 pm Museum

Gastro & Cocktail Giostra

Souvenir shop

Photo point

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)

10:30 – 11 am The Liberty Square

Swordsmen performance and workshop (Fencing Club Špada)

 11 – 11:45 am The Liberty Square

Entertainment program (USB)

Drummers performance (Associazione Giostra della Rocca)

Flag-wavers performance (Gruppo Sbandieratori Città di Feltre)

Dance program (Association Friends of Giostra)

Equestrian baroque ball (Lippizaner baroque splendour)

 12 – 12:45 pm The Liberty Square

 Drummers performance (Association Friends of Giostra)

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

Entertainment program (USB)

5 – 6 pm The Liberty Square

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

(Association Friends of Giostra)

5 – 6 pm The Liberty Square

Drummers performance (Medieval drums of Cividale del Friuli)

Entertainment program (USB)

 6 – 8 pm The Liberty Square

Concert: Franko Krajcar & Indivia

8 pm THE THEATER

Theatrical performance: El sarto assasin

(Association Friends of Giostra)

 8:30 pm The Liberty Square

Fire show (USB)

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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