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Moreška sword dance performance
6.August @ 21:00 - 22:00
One event on 6.08.2020. at 9:00pm
One event on 17.08.2020. at 9:00pm
One event on 20.08.2020. at 9:00pm
[THE EVENT WILL BE HELD IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES]
Moreška is unique sword dance, once common throughout the Mediterranean, but to date it has been preserved only in the town of Korčula in its original war – dance form.
We still still proudly hold on to this 400 year old dance that is both mesmerising and seeks the skilful handling of swords.
Thus Moreška became known to the world as the most recognizable symbol of Korčula. This dance is characterized by a variety of movements, complemented by skilled dynamic fencing. The Korčula Moreška of today is certainly the most attractive fencing war dance in Europe and because of great interest to visitors of Korčula it is performed at least once a week during summer season.
Moreška dance is accompanied by the brass band, the score which was composed specifically for Moreska by Krsto Odak in 1947.
Beside performance of Sword dance Moreška, you will also hear the performance of the female Klapa Moreška. This special way of a capella singing is one of the trademarks of Dalmatia. Klapa singing was inscribed in the UNESCO intangible heritage list in 2012.
Children under the age of 3___________free admission
Children aged 4 – 14_______________________50kn
Adults (aged 15+)_________________________100kn
Tickets available at the #entrance, at the tourist agencies and hotels.