4 days of traditional boats, sea & sailors events & The night parade with fireworks
Stari Grad, Hvar - One of the most beautiful European islands
Rich offer of the events
Live concerts, gastro events with tasty delicacies & Top wine ... and much more!
Visit The International Festival of Boats, Sea & Sailors – 22.09-25.09
Join us on this unique 4-day event that takes place every 2 years in the Bay of Stari Grad, Hvar island. During the Festival, the Stari Grad Bay transforms into a picturesque stage filled with traditional boats – while you can enjoy gastro delicacies, workshops, exhibitions and concerts.
Arrival of ships during the day 11:00 Opening of the festival village on the waterfront, friendly cities Samobor and Rugvica, Republic of Slovenia, Associations of Palagruža, Association of Boatmen of Neretva and Southern Side, Jezera 11:00 – 13:00, 17:30 – 20:00 Lošinj loger Nerezinac Interpretation center of the maritime heritage of the island of Lošinj (below deck) 12:00 Slovenian traditional boats, promotional sailing in Vala 17:00 The island’s population migration flows trough the centuries & Shipbuilding and fishery on island Hvar, presentations in English in Čitovnica 18:00 Promotional rowing: Croatian Navy cutter, Neretva boat and Slovenian TOPO with female crews 20:30 Croatian town music Stari Grad and Faros singers, concert, Tvrdalj square
10:00 – 21:00 Programs and workshops in the festival village, waterfront 10:00 – 12:00, 17:30 – 20:00 Lošinj Loger Nerezinac and Interpretation Center of the Maritime Heritage of the Island of Lošinj (below deck) 11:00 Ceremonial parade, festival procession of all participants, waterfront 11:15 Opening of the festival, cannon shots, Gunners of St. Roch from Sutivan, Tvrdalj square 11:30 View of the traditional festival fleet, waterfront 12:00 Promotional sailing, associations from the island of Murter: Latinsko idro and the South Side of the Lake, association Frkata from Pašman and Komiža falkusha. 12:30 Promotional sailing, Coordination of associations for the preservation and revitalization of the maritime, fishing and shipbuilding heritage of Kvarner and Istria and the Nerezinac camp 13:00 Promotional sailing and rowing, Slovenian traditional boats, HRM navy cutter and Neretva boat 16:00 Regatta of Komiža gundulas, qualifications 16:30 Lectures and presentations, Reading room 17:30 Promotional sailing and rowing, associations from the island of Hvar, Lantina Vrboska and Hvar metropolis of the sea along with other individual festival participants. 18:00 Slovenian Day, festival village on the Riva 20:00 KUD Posavka, Oborovo, Tvrdalj square 20:30 Linđo folklore ensemble from Dubrovnik, all-night concert, Tvrdalj square
08:30 Holy Mass for sailors, church of St. Nicholas 10:00 – 21:00 Programs and workshops in the festival village, waterfront 11:00 Departure of the entire festival fleet, promotional sailing and rowing to Zavala bay and back 11:30 Model boats regatta, JK Mornar, waterfront 16:00 Regatta of Komiža boats, final 17:30 Traditional sails of Kvarner and Istria and the Kvarner maritime heritage brand, presentation at the Nerezinac loger, waterfront 19:00 Promenade performance of the folklore group “Starogrojčica”, waterfront 20:15 Mixed klapa Sv Duh, Vrbanj, concert, Tvrdalj square 21:00 “Dance of sails and lights”, Stari Grad bay 21:30 ABBA real tribute band, all-night concert, Tvrdalj square 23:30 After party, “Euphorija” group, Tvrdalj Square
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