53rd Vinkovci Autumn Festival Starts

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ZAGREB, September 15, 2018 – The 53rd edition of the Vinkovci Autumn Festival started in the eastern Croatian town on Friday evening with a folklore event called “Pregršt Istine” presenting 57 cultural clubs from the eastern Vukovar-Srijem County which will be staging performances in the next five days.

Some 70 folklore troupes from Croatia and abroad will walk in procession through the streets of Vinkovci on Sunday when the Vinkovci Autumn Festival, held once a year in that eastern Croatian town, is expected to end

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, who attended the event, said that the festival in Vinkovci was an exceptional cultural event that had preserved the Croatian language, culture and customs.

The first edition of the Vinkovci Autumn Festival was held in 1966.


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