Porto Etno Opening Ceremony

In addition to numerous novelties, this year’s edition will have an opening ceremony, for the first time in the history of the Festival. The 15th anniversary of the inscription of the Istrian scale on the UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage will be marked by a parade in the very centre of the city. Cultural and artistic associations and folklore ensembles from Primorje-Gorski Kotar County will parade, presenting a touch of tradition and heritage cherished in their places.

The parade will begin at 6 pm in Jadranski Square. Spinčići Musical Society will march at the head of the parade, performing its convenient repertoire, while folklore ensembles will present their heritage at several points along the route. The final stop of the parade is Exportdrvo, where associations and ensembles will assemble, and Sempre Allegro Choir will perform.

Programme participants:
Zora Folklore Ensemble / Opatija
Poljica Folklore Ensemble / Krk
Zvir Cultural and Arts Association / Jelenje
Association Udruga sopaca Krka
Ilija Dorčić Cultural and Arts Association / Novi Vinodolski
Frankopan Cultural Association form Vrbnik / Vrbnik
Ive Jelenović Cultural Association / Dobrinj

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