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10th Olive oil and Chard Feast
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.
Date
30.4.2022 - 1.5.2022 (Padna)
Location
Padna
Type
culinary event

PROGRAMME

Saturday, 30th April

9.30am–10.00am, Church of St Blaise: Holy Mass and blessing of chard and olive oil

10.00am-10.30am, Božidar Jakac Gallery: Feast inauguration and blessing of the renovated Božidar Jakac Gallery

10.00am–02.00am: Tournament in boccia - U11 youth, Padna 2022

11.00am–06.00pm, from house to house: Mixed choir Pergola, Banda di Buie, Folk musician Bine

11.00am–06.00pm, from house to house and throughout the village: Istrian farm market of olive oil and home-made products

11.00am–06.00pm, KD Božidar Jakac: Screening of the documentary film about Padna and other articles about Padna (Images of Slovenia "Padna 2004", etc.)

11.00am–06.00pm, Visit to the Božidar Jakac Gallery and the Church of St Blaise

02.00pm and 04.00pm, Restaurant Gold Istria: Visit to the Showroom Gold Istraa Truffles

02.00pm–03.00pm, TIC Padna: Children's workshops: Ornaments from recycled materials

03.00pm–06.00pm, at house no. 26: Pottery workshop (org.: Keramika M + K)

03.00pm–04.00pm, meeting point TIC Padna: Guided tour of Padna

04.00pm–05.30pm, meeting point TIC Padna: Hiking tour around Padna (Padna, hidden natural beauties) for families and recreationists

08.00pm–01.00am, next to KD Božidar Jakac: Party with the music group Nočni skok and bonfire (food and drink will be provided by the Idila Restaurant)

 

Sunday, 1st May 

11.00am–06.00pm, from house to house: Folk musician Bine

11.00am–06.00pm, from house to house and throughout the village: Istrian farm market of olive oil and home-made products

11.00am–06.00pm, KD Božidar Jakac: Screening of the documentary film about Padna and other articles about Padna (Images of Slovenia "Padna 2004", etc.)

11.00am–06.00pm, Visit to the Božidar Jakac Gallery and the Church of St Blaise

02.00pm and 04.00pm, Restaurant Gold Istria: Visit to the Showroom Gold Istraa Truffles

02.00pm–03.00pm, TIC Padna: Children's workshops: Ornaments from recycled materials

03.00pm–06.00pm, at house no. 26: Pottery workshop (org.: Keramika M + K)

03.00pm–04.00pm, meeting point TIC Padna: Guided tour of Padna

04.00pm–05.30pm, meeting point TIC Padna: Hiking tour around Padna (Padna, hidden natural beauties) for families and recreationists

07.00pm–00.00, next to KD Božidar Jakac: Party with music band Al Picone (food and drinks will be provided by the Idila Restaurant)

 

Free bus (Saturday, Sunday):

Stations: Piran main station – Portorož main station – Lucija main station TPC – Sečovlje – Padna

Departures: Piran main station – Padna: 10.00am, 12.00pm, 02.00pm, 04.00pm, 06.00pm and back Padna – Piran main station: last departure: 11.00pm, on Sunday at 10.00pm.

Due to holidays and possible traffic jams at the Dragonja and Sečovlje border crossings, we ask dear visitors for understanding in case of delays of the free bus.


Organizer: Local community Padna, in cooperation with the Tourist Board Portorož.

Less Waste Event (Zero Waste).