October 28, 2020 – Torcida celebrates 70 years on October 28, 2020. A look at the birthday bash around Split, the beloved home of Hajduk.
Torcida did not let the people of Split down when they promised a spectacle bigger than Hajduk’s 100th birthday. Anyone that made it to midnight last night, and trust me, there were thousands, now have memories that will last with them for a lifetime thanks to the flare-filled spectacle.
And what a sight it was.
At midnight, the sky lit pink when Torcida launched flares and fireworks high above to celebrate 70 years of their firm, which is the oldest organized fan group in Europe. Torcida alone was said to have some 8,000 flares for the event.
But the celebration didn’t stop there.
At exactly at noon today, the bells rang on the bell tower of Saint Domnius Cathedral in Split, where Torcida hoisted a 30-meter flag.
And then to the Riva, which was draped in a rainbow of colors this afternoon.
But Split and Dalmatia were not the only places celebrating. The chants of the famous fan group could be heard far east – in Slavonia!
Namely, DPH Vukovar published a video of Torcida Slavonia, which marked its jubilee birthday in the same spectacular way. The torchlight procession in Osijek’s Tvrđa lit up the entire city in red, confirming there are Hajduk fans all over Croatia.
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