San Francisco Croatian Festival
Sat - Sun, Oct 18-19, 2008 • 4:00 PM • Free Saturday Doors Open 4PM! $15 Sunday Doors Open 1PM,child free
A Taste of Croatia! Bring the whole family for a two day festival full of fun, enjoyment and Croatian culture. There will be performances, dancing, singing, food and the world premier of the documentary film “Croatian Stories” (see YouTube trailer) about Croatian culture in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Headlining will be the Sinovi Tamburitza Orchestra of Seattle with John Morovich (see YouTube), Also performing will be the Dalmacijo Singers, Slavonian Traveling Band with Lilla Serlegi, Sidro Tamburitza Orchestra, and Koraci Croatian Dance Ensemble.
The Croatian American Cultural Center is the the oldest Croatian organization in North and South America. It was established in San Francisco 151 years ago in 1857.
Saturday, Oct 18 4PM-10PM Free all day!
The project made possible, in part by a grant from the California Council for the Humanities as part of the Council's statewide California Stories Initiative. www.californiastories.org
Sunday, Oct 19 1PM - 9PM $15 Adults/Children free.
The Festival also is supported in part by grants from the Alliance for California Traditonal Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Accomodations: For special group rates, please call by Sept 29th (Group Code: Croatian Festival), Radisson Hotel SFO Bayfront. Phone: 415-467-4400 or 1-877-371-4440.
ScheduleSaturday, Oct 184PM Doors open-food ready4:15 Music & Singing Workshop-John Morovich and Sinovi5:30 Kolo Dance lesson7:00 Sinovi plays7:30 Croatian Stories - Premier showing8:30 Sinovi plays music for singing and dancingSunday, Oct 191PM Doors open - Croatian food and wine Main Hall Small Hall/Bar1PM Sinovi plays2:00 Openning Ceremony Dalmacijo sings3:00 Concert by Sinovi4:00 Slavonian Traveling Band with Lilla Serlegi Sidro plays Koraci Croatian Folklore Ensemble5:00 Sidro Sinovi6:00 Sinovi Sidro7:00 Sinovi and all
Slavonian Traveling Band
Koraci Croatian Folk Ensemble
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