Moreška Sword Dance

Daniela Rogulj

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The moreška sword dance dates back to the 17th-century – and it is known as one of Korčula town’s most famous symbols. Performed only by males born to families of the town, the dance is actually more of a ‘mock battle’ with each dancer holding swords. Read more.


Each year on July 27th, the famous dance is performed as part of St. Theodore’s Day Celebrations.


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