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Padna, 29.4. - 30.4.2017
Cultural event

Olive oil and Chard festival

In April a lovely atmosphere will liven up the streets of Padna, as the beginning of summer holidays will be additionally highlighted by Olive oil and Chard festival, organized by the Portorož Tourist Board.

Visitors of the festival will be invited to take a walk through the village, taste various homemade specialties offered on stands or even buy the local olive oil. Besides Istrian culinary delights, visitor will as well have the opportunity to be active by joining the hiking tour or enjoy the traditional village’s feast in the evening. At the evening visitors will be entertained by the traditional Istrian music and a popular local music will make everybody dance.

Programme:

Saturday, 29thApril 2017

10am - 7pm: Istrian farmer’s market of olive oil and home-made products

11am - 11:30am: The opening of the festival with the band Šavrinski Godci at the Božidar Jakac Culture House

11:30am – 2pm: Springtime walking tour for families

2pm 3pm: Workshops for children for making decorations from recycled materials: Spring Sprouting and Blooming, Let’s Decorate Our Garden and Terrace

4pm – 5pm: Guided tour of Padna

5pm – 6pm: Theatre play by Cultural Society of Dekani: “The family stories of Zmago and Vitorija”

8pm: Istrian Evening: Concert of the etno-pop group Calegaria

 

Sunday, 30thApril 2017

10am - 7pm: Istrian farmer’s market of olive oil and home-made products

09:30am - 10:30am: Solemn Holy Mass and blessing of chard at St. Blaž’s church

2pm 3pm: Workshops for children for making decorations from recycled materials: Spring Sprouting and Blooming, Let’s Decorate Our Garden and Terrace

4pm – 5pm: Guided tour of Padna

8pm: Bonfire

8:30pm: Concert: Rudi Bučar


All the activities are free of charge.

Free bus transfer will be organized on the Piran-Portorož-Lucija-Sečovlje-Padna route.

Saturday:

Departures from Piran: 10am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm

Last departure from Padna: 10pm

 

 Sunday:

 Departures from Piran: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm

 Last departure from Padna: 11pm

 

Organizers: Tourist Association of Portorož, g. i. z., in cooperation with the Local Community of Padna.


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