Europe, Keeping Its Traditions Alive
ONE OF CROATIA’S PARAMOUNT CULTURAL EVENTS, ZAGREB INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL IS BRIGHTENING UP THE MONTH OF JULY.
The festival, where numerous folklore groups from Croatia and other European countries are represented, is taking place in the capital Zagreb, July 16 to 20. In its 49th edition, the festival this year is dedicated to the people and traditions of the Medimurje region in northern Croatia, a tiny area that is home to several forms of traditional culture including folk music and dancing. Besides dance and musical performances, workshops, exhibitions and a fair selling traditional handicrafts are all part of the festival. Visit the website at www.msf.hr for information about the festival program.