Join us on June 17th for the Sword Dance Festival, starting at 8:00 PM in the old town of Korčula - free entrance! Don't miss the opporunity to experience the rich Korčula tradition!
The grand opening of the Sword Dance Festival starts with a parade of Sword Groups from the Old Town, and a showing of all sword dance games and guest groups. The island of Korčula is known by its sword dances: moreška, kumpanija and moštra, that have been performed for over 400 years. The sword dance groups of Korčula are:
- Viteška udruga "Kumpanija" Smokvica
- KPD "Bratska sloga" Mostra Zrnovo
- Folklorno društvo "Kumpanija" Vela Luka
- Viteško udruženje "Kumpanjija" Blato
- VU "Kumpanjija" Pupnat
- HGD "Sv. Cecilija"
- KUD "Moreska" Korčula
- VU "Kumpanija" Čara