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Kaki persimmon feast, Strunjan
You can taste the delicious persimmon fruit fresh or in the form of culinary masterpieces.
Date
15.11. - 17.11.2019 (from 10 a.m.)
Location
Strunjan
Type
culinary event
,
exhibition
,
fair
,
festival
,
fun
,
music
The Persimmon Feast is a traditional event. Delicious fruits are exhibited and offered for purchase fresh or in the form of culinary masterpieces. Experts prepare lectures on various subjects, artists put their work on show and prepare a variety of entertainment and cultural events, whereas caterers offer a delicious assortment of typical regional dishes. Don't miss this sweet experience!


The 19th Persimmon Fruit Feast is organised by the Tourism Society Solinar Strunjan, in collaboration with the Local Community of Strunjan and Restaurant Karjola.

 

PROGRAM

FRIDAY , 15. 11. 2019

10am – 4pm Market stalls selling persimmon and other goodies

Presenting the salt harvesting family from the Italian Community Giuseppe Tartini Piran.

11am    Grand opening of the feast

Persimmon blessing – Fr. Bojan

12pm–1pm Guided tour of Strunjan salt pans (meet at the fisherman's harbour in Strunjan, the event may be cancelled in case of bad weather, a small donation would be greatly appreciated)

1pm       Persimmon production and its use – workshop (presented by Irena Vrhovnik, Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (KGZS – Zavod GO), Local Community of Strunjan (KSS), KOPER, conference hall, Thalasso Strunjan)

3pm       How to dry persimmon - workshop (presented by Janko Brajnik, Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (KGZS – Zavod GO), Local Community of Strunjan (KSS), KOPER, conference hall, Thalasso Strunjan)

4pm       Briscolada (10€ fee, includes dinner and prizes)

5pm       The largest persimmon in Strunjan competition

6pm       Locals get together to celebrate the feast of Local Community of Strunjan

8pm       Entertainment program with the band PLATANA

 

SATURDAY, 16. 11. 2019

9am–10am         Guided tour of Strunjan salt pans (meet at the fisherman's harbour in Strunjan, the event may be cancelled in case of bad weather, a small donation would be greatly appreciated)

9am–5pm           Free tour of the centre for all visitors visiting Strunjan Landscape Park by the Strunjan salt pans

10am–4pm         Market stalls selling persimmon and other goodies

Presenting the salt harvesting family from the Italian Community Giuseppe Tartini Piran

10am–2pm         Art workshop (Italian Community G. Tartini Piran)

1pm–2pm           Guided tour of Strunjan salt pans (meet at the fisherman's harbour in Strunjan, the event may be cancelled in case of bad weather, a small donation would be greatly appreciated)

3.30pm               Persimmon production and its use – workshop (presented by Irena Vrhovnik. Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (KGZS – Zavod GO), Local Community of Strunjan (KSS), KOPER, conference hall, Thalasso Strunjan)

6.30pm               Entertainment program with the band PLATANAand KLAPA ŠUFITvocal group (entry fee is 7€)

 

SUNDAY, 17. 11. 2019

9.00pm            Holy Mass (inside the tent) – Fr. Bojan

9.00–5pm        Free tour of the centre for all visitors visiting Strunjan Landscape Park by the Strunjan salt pans

10am–4pm       Market stalls selling persimmon and other goodies

11am–12pm     Performance by the band Banda Zlukfrom Trieste

12pm–4pm      Gathering of accordionists (10€ fee, includes lunch and a certificate)

 

 

The event takes place inside a heated tent!

The event will be held in the Landscape Park where we always take good care of nature.

There will be a »train« riding from the parking place in the centre of Strunjan to the location of the event.

 

Persimmon Art Display: Displayed at the event venue are works by kindergartens Morje Lucija - Strunjan and La Coccinella Piran -bStrunjan, Lucija Primary School – Strunjan, Education Centre Elvira Vatovec in Strunjan; displayed at Thalasso venue are works by artists from the Italian Community Giuseppe Tartini Piran.

There will also be a display of different types of persimmon fruit (Institute of Agriculture and Forestry KGZS-Zavod GO, KSS Koper).

 

Org.: Solinar Tourist Association from Strunjan