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Croatian Heritage Festival
October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm$15
The Croatian Heritage Festival (formerly the Marko Polo Festival) is a celebration of Croatian music, dance, food, and heritage.
Marko Polo, the famed Croatian explorer, was born on the island of Korcula, off the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. To highlight his achievements as one of the men to open the Far East to trade, the Slavonic Cultural Center celebrates an annual Marko Polo Day in October with a festival of Croatian and international music, dance, and ethnic food.
The Sinovi Tamburitza Orchestra of Seattle will perform Croatian music throughout the day. There will be performances by the Slavonian Traveling Band with Lilla Serlegi, Sidro Tamburitza Orchestra, Skalinada Croatian Dance Ensemble, and Koraci Croatian Folk Ensemble. Master Croatian dancer and choreographer, Zeljko Jergan, will teach a kolo dance workshop. and musician and singer, John Morovich, will teach klapa and Croatian singing. Sing, dance, and enjoy traditional Croatian cuisine!
Admission: $15 $10adv Children free.
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