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St. George’s feast - Patron saint of the town
Don't miss the St. George's feast - Patron saint of Piran that will take place on Sunday, 28th of April.
Date
28.4.2019 (9.00 am - 01 pm)
Location
Tartini Square, Piran
Type
concert
,
culture
,
fun

09.00       Performance by the Piran Wind Orchestra at Tartinijev trg square.

9.30       Hymn to St. George in front of St. Peter’s Church: Georgios parochial mixed choir and Giuseppe Tartini mixed choir. Procession along IX. Korpusa ulici street to St. George’s Church, festive holy mass in Slovenian and Italian language

12.00     Symbolic departure of the saltpan family, dressed in saltpan costumes, from Tartinijev trg square to the saltpans with the boat Pyros accompanied by the Piran Wind Orchestra.

12.30     Opening of a photo exhibition in the Tartini House with the title "Istrian Italians, who left and who stayed. Personal stories and photo portraits collected by Lucia Castelli in the area between Piran and Fossoli". Presented by Kristjan Knez.

PREPARATIONS FOR THE FEAST

Workshops on street decoration - making garlands from ivy leaves and bouquets from rosemary, laurel and love twigs – will take place in Apolonijeva palača, organised by the Runo institute: on 18 and 19 April and 23, 24 and 25 April from 10.00 a.m. Workshops will be run by Sandra Vodopivac and Milena Novak. Greenery and tools will be provided. Decoration of Tartinijev trg  square and the neighbouring streets will take place on Friday, 26 April. You are welcome to join us.

Org.: Municipality of Piran, Auditorium Portorož – Portorose, Parish of St. George Piran, “Giuseppe Tartini” Italian Community Piran, Institut Runa.