August in Labin and Rabac
Have fun at one of eight points along the promenade and waterfront in Rabac and enjoy the exciting Street Music & Performers Night. Enjoy a rich variety of live music, mime artists, clowns, jugglers, Labin Zumbići kids and AB Original breakdance group. Creative Magic of Istria program brings creative individuals working on the spot. Children will enjoy special events and shows, as well as creative workshops held at the waterfront top.
Rabac promenade and waterfront, from 8 PM
For those of you who prefer summer romance we recommend live performance by klapa (a group of men singing a cappella) Šufit from Split. Enjoy love ballads of the traditional Dalmatian klapa and find out why klapa songs in modern arrangements are so popular in Croatia. Hug your loved ones and experience a memorable summer evening in Rabac Bay overlooking Cres and Lošinj islands.
Rabac waterfront, 9:30 PM
Labin Town Day Fest celebration starts with a traditional hiking tour to Skitača, the highest peak of Labin peninsula, starting at 8 AM from Labin Old town. After the all-day events the fest ends with a live concert by Drazen Zečić and The Night Express Band and entertainment program on the main square in Labin Old town from 9 PM.
Have fun at Girandella Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Rabac. All-day entertainment program starts at 10 AM and includes rich catering, sports games and tournaments for adults and kids. Immerse yourself in the crystal clear sea and pearly beaches on the newly arranged beach below Hotel & Casa Valamar Sanfior. Let the Ferragosto party at Girandella Beach become a part of your unforgettable vacation in Istria.
Enjoy the finest Istrian gourmet products and original handmade products of the local manufacturers. More than twenty exhibitors will present their world award/winning olive oil, local wines, cow cheese, Istrian prosciutto and indigenous meat delicacies, goat milk and cheese, homemade fig products and natural juice made of rosemary and various Istrian herbs. Decorative and everyday items made of glass, knitted jewelry and fragrances and cosmetics made of local lavender will seduce you with its refined beauty. Feel Istrian hospitality, meet the local manufacturers and creative artists and enjoy live performance by Trio Boom. Toast with homemade biska (brandy), lavandica or Teran wine from handmade ceramic glasses (called bićerin in Croatian) and Istrian bukaleta (large jug).
Rabac waterfront, 8-11 PM
As part of Labin Art Republic, the biggest Labin cultural event, enjoy the classic music performances held in the cozy interior of the parish church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
August 5th – Violin recital: Miroslav Ambroš – violin (CZ), Zuzana Ambrošova – piano (CZ)
August 14th – Concert by Alfredo Tisocco, piano (IT)
August 17th – Concert by District Praha 15: Michal Polák – accordion; Lucie Valentova - mezzosoprano, Egli Prifti – piano
August 19th – Flauto magico: Paola Radin – flute, Vesna Ivanović Ocvirk – piano
August 26th – Labin Town Orchestra
All concerts are held at Labin Old town parish church, from 9 PM