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Croatian festivals and events 2017

Join the excitement this year in Pula and Medulin

Festivals & Events in Croatia


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Make the most of your trip to Croatia's Istrian Peninsula with the wide range of festivals and events scheduled for this year in Pula and Medulin when staying with Park Plaza Hotels in Croatia! From music concerts, film and theatrical festivals to sporting and historical events, you are sure to find the ideal activity whether you are on a romantic break, beach holiday or family trip.

 

 





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EVENT EVENT INFORMATION
APRIL  
The south on two wheels
15 April 2017, 10 am
Sport
Medulin 

The South Istria tourist boards (Pula, Vodnjan, Medulin, Fažana, Šišan , Marcana) are organising 6 cycling tours events called „The south on two wheels“ with the aim of popularising cycling and presenting bike trails in the south of Istria. Coorganizers of the procject are: BK Pula, BK Peroj, KBBXS Adrenalina, BK Fažana and DSRIK Šišan, while Arenaturist is the official partner. The tours are suitable for participants of all ages. We invite entire families to join us. Individual routes are between 20 and 25 km long and are not technically demanding. After each cycling tour, there will be a get-toghether and refreshment for all participants.
Road Race Medulin Riviera
30 April 2017, 9 am
Sport



Spectacular road race on 10km, beautifull scenery, enchanting see! Magic touch of Istra and Mediterranean. Children"s races on 1,5 km and 2,2 km
The south on two wheels
30 April 2017, 10 am
Sport
Fažana 

The South Istria tourist boards (Pula, Vodnjan, Medulin, Fažana, Šišan , Marcana) are organising 6 cycling tours events called „The south on two wheels“ with the aim of popularising cycling and presenting bike trails in the south of Istria. Coorganizers of the procject are: BK Pula, BK Peroj, KBBXS Adrenalina, BK Fažana and DSRIK Šišan, while Arenaturist is the official partner. The tours are suitable for participants of all ages. We invite entire families to join us. Individual routes are between 20 and 25 km long and are not technically demanding. After each cycling tour, there will be a get-toghether and refreshment for all participants.

Event Website
MAY  
The south on two wheels
20 May 2017, 10 am
Sport
Vodnjan

The South Istria tourist boards (Pula, Vodnjan, Medulin, Fažana, Šišan , Marcana) are organising 6 cycling tours events called „The south on two wheels“ with the aim of popularising cycling and presenting bike trails in the south of Istria. Coorganizers of the procject are: BK Pula, BK Peroj, KBBXS Adrenalina, BK Fažana and DSRIK Šišan, while Arenaturist is the official partner. The tours are suitable for participants of all ages. We invite entire families to join us. Individual routes are between 20 and 25 km long and are not technically demanding. After each cycling tour, there will be a get-toghether and refreshment for all participants.

Event Website
Granfondo Nevio Valcic
28 May 2017, 10 am
Sport
Vodnjan

The organizational soul of this cycling event with its recreational character, stems from the emotional synergy between the Cycling Club Pula and Valcic family in memory of Nevio Valcic - cycling legend from the 50s and 60s. An unique itinerarie along the enchanting Istria, covering a distance of 115 km is dedicated to his character. Participants of the race will enjoy the beauty of its route rich of beautiful natural landscapes cultural sights along the area of Medulin, Pula, Vodnjan, Barban, Marcana and Ližnjan.



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JUNE  
TEAR IT UP!!!
1 June 2017, 5 pm
Concert/Celebrations
Medulin

It is the first rockabilly festival on the beautiful coast of Croatia. There are many good weekenders around the world, but there is nothing that comes close to the atmosphere of this rockin' event! Four days long rock'n'rollin' and vintage fun, so don`t hesitate and make room in your calendar for this rockin' event!





Event Video
16th Days of antiquity
8 June 2017, 10 am
Cultural/Celebrations
Pula 


Pula once again organizes the Days of Antiquity for all its visitors and citizens. The programs at Portarata and Giardini will also take us back to the Roman times, whereas the venue for ancient sports and gladiator fights will be the magnificent Arena. We invite you to taste and enjoy the ancient drink mulsum, costumed entertainment programs and relaxed atmosphere, because during the Days of Antiquity Pula will turn into a true ancient stage!

 

The south on two wheels
17 June 2017, 10 am
Sport
Šišan 

The South Istria tourist boards (Pula, Vodnjan, Medulin, Fažana, Šišan , Marcana) are organising 6 cycling tours events called „The south on two wheels“ with the aim of popularising cycling and presenting bike trails in the south of Istria. Coorganizers of the procject are: BK Pula, BK Peroj, KBBXS Adrenalina, BK Fažana and DSRIK Šišan, while Arenaturist is the official partner. The tours are suitable for participants of all ages. We invite entire families to join us. Individual routes are between 20 and 25 km long and are not technically demanding. After each cycling tour, there will be a get-toghether and refreshment for all participants.

Event Website
Medulin concert summer
21 June 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Classic & Originals
    Matia Dedic - piano
    Zoran Majstorovic - guitar
Medulin concert summer
28 June 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Eternita
    A. Malis - soprano
    Vladimir Babin - piano
JULY  
23rd PUF
1 July 2017, 10 am
Cultural/Concerts
Pula

International theater festival - PUF it is one of the most popular non - verbal theater in this part of Europe. In the last 20 years through the festival has passed more than 170 shows and more than 100 accompanying programs (concerts, performances, exhibitions) of all over the world. PUF take place traditionally from 01.07. - 05.07.
Night running race
1 July  2017, 9 pm
Sport
Pula

Experience the true joy of running under a starry sky and step out of your comfort zone. Please remember to bring a torch along as they are not provided as part of the event. It will lead you through narrow and wide trails. Replace a hot summer day with a pleasant night running and join the crazy team.Number of participants is not limited.

Hotel Sensimar Medulin
2 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 

Dancing Under The Stars
2Cellos
2 July 2017, 9 pm
Concert
Pula 
The members of world-famous group 2Cellos are cellists Stjepan Hauser from Pula and Luka Šulic from Dubrovnik.

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Fisherman story Banjole
4 June 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin
In Vino Veritas - band


Event Video
Medulin concert summer
5 July 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Piano Evergreens
    Vladimir Babin - piano
Medulin riva
6 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Koktelsi - Beer Party / DJ
Hotel Sensimar Medulin
9 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Jed Backers - rockabilly
Hook & Cook - Medulin
11 July 2017, 5 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Event Video
Premantura Energy
12 July 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Koktelsi
Medulin concert summer
12 July 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Magic Viola
    Francesco Squarcia - viola Aleksandar Valencic - piano
Medulin riva
13 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
NEX - Summer Party/DJ
Banjole Energy
14 July 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Ty le Blanc/DJ


Performance Video
Fisherman story Banjole
18 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Pula 
In Vino Veritas - band


Event Video
Seasplash Festival
20 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Pula 

Seasplash Festival is one of the most long-lived Croatian festivals, traditionally held at Fort Punta Christo in Štinjan, near Pula. "Seasplash" brings the best performers from the region and well-known guest performers from all over the world, representing the entire drum and bass music and culture. The music on stages includes dub, reggae, ska, dubstep, hip-hop, world music, as well as different electronic music.
Four days of music on a number of stages, daily program on the beach, camping, cultural and sports program and workshops are only part of the rich festival program in Štinjan and its surroundings.

Event Video
Hotel Sensimar Medulin
16 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Pula 
Cool Step - dance show (pool)
Medulin riva
20 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Koktelsi
Banjole Energy
21 July 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Jed Backer/DJ


Performance Video
Hook & Cook - Medulin
25 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Medulin ribarski mulo

Event Video
Sting
26 July 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 


Tickets
Music Video
Premantura Energy
26 July 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Western express/DJ
Medulin riva
27 July 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
NEX
AUGUST  
Fisherman story Banjole
1 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Pula 
In Vino Veritas - band


Event Video
Premantura Energy
2 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Jed Backer/DJ
Tom Jones
2 August 2017, 9 pm
Concert
Pula 


Tom Jones concert in amphitheatre in Pula.









Event Video
Medulin riva
3 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Koktelsi
Banjole Energy
6 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Dancing under the stars


Performance Video
Hook & Cook - Medulin
8 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Event Video
Medulin riva
10 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
NEX
Banjole Energy
11 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Johnny and his Rockin' Tunes/DJ


Performance Video
Zucchero
13 August 2017, 9 pm
Concert
Medulin 

The Arena, a Roman amphitheater is one of the most attractive locations for the open–air concerts to take place and this year it will host several world music stars. One of them is the legendary Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari, who will entertain us on 13th of August.




Performance Video

Tickets
Fisherman story Banjole
15 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Pula 
In Vino Veritas - band


Event Video
Premantura Energy
16 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
NEX
Medulin concert summer
16 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Momenti Italiani d'amore
    Mila Soldatic - soprano Dionigi D'Ostini - tenor Ana Cuic Tankovic - piano
Medulin riva
17 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Koktelsi
Banjole Energy
18 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Western Express/DJ


Performance Video
Kenn Bailey band R&B
20 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin
 
Premantura Energy
20 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Dancing under the stars
Medulin concert summer
23 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Vladimir Mlinaric - piano
Medulin riva
24 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
NEX
Hotel Sensimar Medulin
27 August 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Dancing Under The Stars
23rd Bike Week
28 August 2017, 12 am - 3 September 2017
Sport
Medulin 

Croatia Bike Week is an international bikers' meeting that brings together motorcycle enthusiasts, bike manufacturers and all those who want to have a great time. There are plenty of wild parties all week long, something every motorcycle aficionado is proud of, from concerts to many other programs like the famous Oldtimer show, Sexy show, Custom Show...




Video
Dimensions Festival
30 August 2017, 5 pm - 3 September 2017
Concert/Festival
Medulin 

Dimensions is one of the most exciting events in the Croatian festival calendar, attracting Dance music aficionados from all over the European continent. It has gained a reputation for putting on a truly cutting edge line-up that pulls together some of todays top underground production and DJing talent. Dimensions is held in the same disused fort location at Punta Christo in Croatia as the famous Outlook festival. It’s often called Outlook’s sister festival.



Festival Video
Grace Jones
30 August 2017, 6 pm
Concert/Festival
Pula
Opening of Dimensions festival in Pula Amphitheatre. Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is popular Jamaican singer, songwriter, lyricist, supermodel, record producer, and actress.

Performance Video
Medulin concert summer
30 August 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Veljak String Quartet
SEPTEMBER  
Hotel Sensimar Medulin
3 September 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Western Express - Country
Medulin concert summer
6 September 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Anna Viola – Soprano Alessandro Cortello –
Tenor Francesco Lovato – Piano
Outlook Festival
7 September 2017, 5 pm - 10 September 2017
Concert/Festival
Pula

Outlook festival, Europe’s biggest bass and sound system festival and the winner of the 2011 UK Festival award for the best festival in Europe is annually held at a unique location on the Punta Christo peninsula and fortress in Štinjan next to Pula. After successfully organizing the previous edition of the festival that finished with a big concert of the hip-hop queen Lauryn Hill which drew over 13 000 people the preparations for the eight edition of the festival are under way.



Festival Video
Hotel Sensimar Medulin
10 September 2017, 7 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Divertimento Orchestra - pop classical
Medulin concert summer
13 September 2017, 8 pm
Concert
Medulin 
Marin Premate – Piano
The south on two wheels
16 September 2017
Sport
Marčana

The South Istria tourist boards (Pula, Vodnjan, Medulin, Fažana, Šišan , Marcana) are organising 6 cycling tours events called „The south on two wheels“ with the aim of popularising cycling and presenting bike trails in the south of Istria. Coorganizers of the procject are: BK Pula, BK Peroj, KBBXS Adrenalina, BK Fažana and DSRIK Šišan, while Arenaturist is the official partner. The tours are suitable for participants of all ages. We invite entire families to join us. Individual routes are between 20 and 25 km long and are not technically demanding. After each cycling tour, there will be a get-toghether and refreshment for all participants.

Event Website
IRONMAN 70.3
17 September 2017, 10 am
Sport
Pula

The triathlon consists of three segments – swimming, cycling and running – which participants must try to complete in the shortest time possible. The largest-scale race of its kind in the world, Ironman brings together more than 100 thousand participants and is held in 58 countries around the world. First held in Hawaii in 1978, it is considered to be the most difficult race in the world today.



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Highlights Video
Festival Visualia 2017
21 September 2017, 7 pm - 23 September 2017
Concert/Festival
Pula
Visualia Festival is an audio-visual arts. Its main goal is to popularize new technologies and present them to the public in an attractive way. It was held for the first time in 2013 and organized by Sonitus from Pula. The festival has held presentation of 3D mapping and modern lightning technologies. Combining music with light effects Visualia actively promotes new technologies and presents a new tourist attractions for all the visitors.
Pulska Xica
23 September 2017, 6 pm
Concert
Pula
Night city race 10 km


Music Video
Škrapula Brodet Run
30 September 2017, 10 am
Concert
Pula

The trails are circular, the length of 5 km. You can register individually for the race at 10 kilometers, or relay in pairs, so that each member run the 5 km. Entry fee is 50 kn per race and includes electronic timing, food and drinks for competitors and a package of the best! With five paid fees, the sixth is free.





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The south on two wheels
1 October 2017, 10 am
Sport
Pula

The South Istria tourist boards (Pula, Vodnjan, Medulin, Fažana, Šišan, Marcana) are organising 6 cycling tours events called „The south on two wheels“ with the aim of popularising cycling and presenting bike trails in the south of Istria. Coorganizers of the procject are: BK Pula, BK Peroj, KBBXS Adrenalina, BK Fažana and DSRIK Šišan, while Arenaturist is the official partner. The tours are suitable for participants of all ages. We invite entire families to join us. Individual routes are between 20 and 25 km long and are not technically demanding. After each cycling tour, there will be a get-toghether and refreshment for all participants.

More information

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Istria Airport run
11 October 2017, 11 am
Sport
Pula

Place: Pula Airport Distance: 6 km, 12 km
Categories: men's, women
Maximum number of competitors: 300-6 km, from 300 to 12 km

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