Excursions / Events

Excursions and events are in planning. As available, the information will be posted under each of the headings.

Korčula town

On 6 – 7 July and during the week, there will be small group walking tours of the historic town.


Sword dance programs

There are two types of sword dances on the island of Korčula. One of these is Moreška, a double-sword battle dance between two armies to liberate a “bula” female. This clashing sword dance/drama is performed only in the town of Korčula and is accompanied by a brass band. The opening of the symposium on July… Continue reading »


Dubrovnik villages

Return bus trip from Korčula to Dubrovnik July 18 (to Dubrovnik bus terminal). There will be  stops to see Ston with its 14th century “great walls”, salt flats and oyster-mussel farming, followed by a visit and feast in a Dubrovnik-area village featuring participant lindjo dancing accompanied by a lijerica musician.


Travel

Korčula island is approximately three to four hours travel time from either of two airports  at Split or Dubrovnik. Both of these airports service international flights. Zagreb, the capital in the interior of Croatia, is often a hub for these two coastal airports. For those not familiar with Croatia, and based on the local organizer’s… Continue reading »


 

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