Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS  2016.

JANUARY 

01.01. New Year - entertainment program

            -10:00 pm - Municipium Arba square

06.01. Epiphany

29.01. “Night of Museums” – “Founders and Reformers – josip Juraj Strossmayer, the

             Croatian Maecenas

            - 05:00 pm – Kampor, Barbat, lopar and the Old Town centre

30.01. Carnival party – Lopar

           - 08:00pm – Caffe bar Delicato

          

FEBRUARY

05.02. Children Carnival procession - Lopar

           - 10:30 am – Lopar

           - 12:00 pm – Lopar

06.02. Carnival party – entertainment program

            - 08:00 pm – Lopar

07.02. Small Carnival festivity – Rab

            - 02:00 pm –  gathering at the St. Christopher‘s Square

            - 03:00 pm – Sports hall                        

07.02. Traditional pageant of the Loparski maškari carnival group around the town

            - 08:00 – Lopar

09.02. "Mesopust", carnival festivity - Rab

            - 03:00 pm – St. Christopher’s Square

10.02. Ash Wednesday –Pepelnica                                                                     

14.02. St. Valentine's Day – entertainment program

 - 08.00 pm – Rab Winter Rab

                                                                                                                               

 

MARCH
12.03. ''Ča vrh Arbe'' – seventh gathering of cakavian dialect poets
            - 7:30 pm – Rab Winter Cinema

19.03. An Eco action “Neka školji budu bolji” - Lopar

           - education and removing waste from the coast and seabed

19.03. Easter concert – Lopar

           - 08:00 pm –  the St. John the Baptist church

20.03. Palm Sunday – Concert

           - 08:00 pm - Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary, Rab

27.03. Easter - special spiritual program around the island

27.03. Traditional Easter breakfast – Lopar

           - 10:00 am – Camp site “San Marino”

           - 11:00 am – in front of the St. John the Baptist Church

27.03.- World Theatre Day – theatre performance

           - 08:00 pm – Rab Winter Cinema

28.03. Easter Monday – Easter programme in Kampor

 

 

APRIL

03.04. Easter tournament in futsal – Lopar

12.04. Island of Rab Liberation Day - Rab – special program

14.04.- MTB Maraton “4Islands”

          - 10:00 am –outside  the Lopar

22.04. Planet Earth Day – an exhibition of students’ work

24.04. Križevo- traditional holy day of the islanders – a procession with all the island 

           parishes ending with a final ceremony

           - 10:00 am – final ceremony in front of the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary

24.04. Asparagus Festival

           - from 24 to 30.April guided asparagus picking tours in the area of the Town of

             Rab

           - 01.May  the end of the asparagus harvest – preparation of asparagus dishes

30.04. Campaign by Rab end Croatian tourist board, “More flowers, less trash”

            - 10:00 am – Municipium Arba square

 

MAY
01.05. The 1st of May - Mayday gathering – early morning vigil
           - 6:00 am - Rab Volunteer Firemen’s brass band concert – St Christopher’s Square

01.05. Island lamb festival – sampling lamb dishes in the restaurants

           - until 28 May Island Lamb Festival

04.05. Kindergarten Festival in the Pahuljica Kindergarten - Rab

           - daily – activities for children and parents in period from 05.05. – 11.05.

05.05. Programme to mark the Day of the Town of Rab

            - in period from 05.05. to 09.05.

07.05.Rab Nautic Passion  

            - 10:00 am - waters in front of the Port of Rab

08.05. Rab Nautic Passion -

            - 10:00 am - waters in front of the Port of Rab

09.05. Rab Town Annual Day – special program Rab 

           - 08:30 pm – Rab crossbowmen medieval tournament - St. Christopher’s Square

           - 10:00 pm – Special program Rab -  St Christopher’s Square

18.05. Rab Bells - Nights of Ivan Rabljanin

19.05. Rab Bells - Nights of Ivan Rabljanin

20.05. Rab Bells - Nights of Ivan Rabljanin

26.05. Tijelovo (Corpus Christi) holiday – procession

           - 09:00 am - Mass ceremony

26.05. “Alpe Adria Fest Lopar 2016.” – opening the swimming season

           - in period from 26.05. to 29.05. - Lopar

28.05 Island Lamb Festival closing ceremony

          - Rab sheep exhibition, closing ceremony

          - 04: 00 pm - Padova 3 camp site

28.05. Performance by KUD (Folklore group) “San Marino”

           - 09:00 pm – at the terrace of the Hotel settlement “San Marino”, Lopar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE

03.06. International Veteran Tennis tournament “Sun Adria Cup 2016.”

           - Sport center “Lopar” – in period from 03.06. to 05.06.

04.06.. Rab Summer of Art Exhibition – opening the exhibition by Fernando Soprano

           - 09:00 pm – Knežev dvor gallery

06.06. Sand sculpture festival 2016    

             - from 06.06. to 10.06.

11.06. Fish festival

           - 08:00 pm - at the terrace of the Hotel settlement “San Marino”

12.06.  8th  Rab Triathlon

           - 01:00 pm – outside the Padova Hotel, Rab

16.06. Children’s futsal academy - Lopar

           - in period from 16.06. to 24.06.

20.06. “Potatoefest” – Lopar potatoe days

           - in period from 22.06. to 28.06

22.06. Anti – Fascism Day - special program

24.06. St. John the Baptist day – the Lopar parish day and “Lavender day”

            - 08:00 pm – klapa singing in front of the St. John the Baptist church

24.06. “After the bell strikes” concert of klape vocal groups

25.06. Statehood Day - special program

           - 08:30 pm - Rab Crossbowmen mediaeval tournament in honour of the Statehood Day

25.06. Rab Summer of Art Exhibition – opening the exhibition by Ines Krasić

           - 09:00 pm – Knežev dvor gallery

29.06. Holy day of St. Peter and Paul (“Petrova”) – entertainment program in Supetarska 

             Draga resort    

30.06. Rab Musical Evenings – Dalibor Cikojević /piano/-

           - 09:00 pm -  ..................................

 

JULY

01.07. Entertainment programme

           - from 1 July to 31 August daily entertainment programme on the Paradise Beach

             (Rajska plaža) – Črnika Cove

03.07. “Rab - Center of the World” – puppet workshops and children’s plays in period

             from 03.07. to 05.07.

           - 08:00 pm and 10:00 pm – Sloboda Square

06.07. Performance by KUD (Folklore group) “San Marino”        

           - 09:30 pm -at the terrace of the Hotel settlement “San Marino      

07.07. Rab Musical Evenings- Zagreb Flute Ensemble /artistic directorate/      

           - 09:00 pm – St. John the Evangelist’s church area

13.07. Fish festival

           - 08:00 pm - at the terrace of the Hotel settlement “San Marino”

14.07. Rab Musical Evenings - Assembly Georg Lenger

16.07. Karmenica - Holy day (Our Lady of Mount Carmel) – entertainment program in

           Barbat resort

21.07. Rab Musical Evenings- Dijana Grubišić-Čiković / harp /

           - 09:00 pm – ..........

21.07. Samba festival 2016 – Lopar

22.07. Rab Summer of Art Exhibition – opening the exhibition by Marija Ujević Galetović

           - 09:00 pm – Knežev dvor gallery

24.07. Classic music concert – Vitomir Ivanjek -Lopar

           - 09.00 pm – in front of the St. John the Baptist church

25.07. RAB FJERA – Holy day of St. James
           - 9:30 pm – opening ceremony of  the 14th  Rabska Fjera - St Christopher's     

             Square
26.07. RAB FJERA – Holy day of St. Anne
           - 9:00 pm - Mediaeval Crafts and Workshops Fair – Sloboda Square and Kaldanac           

27.07. RAB FJERA – Holy day of St. Christopher (Sv. Kristofor), patron saint of the

              Town of Rab                         

           - 9:00 am – Procession, with the relics of St Christopher – the Cathedral
           - 9:00 pm - Rab Crossbowmen mediaeval tournament – St Christopher’s Square
           - Midnight - fireworks - Rab harbour
           - 00:10 am - entertainment program until the early hours - Municipium Arba Square

28.07. Rab Musical Evenings – Latica Anić ( cello), and Krešimir Starčević / piano/

         - 09:00 pm – Church of the Holy Cross                                   

28.07. Performance by KUD (Folklore group) “San Marino”        

           - 09:30 pm - at the terrace of the Hotel settlement “San Marino”

 

 

AUGUST

03.08. Fish festival

           - 08:00 pm - at the terrace of the Hotel settlement “San Marino”

04.08. Rab Musical Evenings – “Papandopulo” saxophone quartet

           - 09:00 pm – Church of the Holy Cross

05.08. Day of Homeland Gratitude – Rab

05.08. Šištovica (Our Lady of the Snows) Holy Day

           - entertainment program in Banjol resort

06.08. Fish festival - Lopar

           - 08:00 pm – Livačina Beach

11.08. Rab Musical Evenings – Iva Ljubičić-Lukić and Kosjenka Turkulin

         / piano four hands/

           - 09:00 pm – Church of the Holy Cross

13.08. Rab Summer of Art Exhibition – opening the exhibition by Jelena Blagović

           - 09:00 pm – Knežev dvor gallery

14.08. “Lopar Night – back to the roots” – introducing and presenting old customs and

              handcrafts of Lopar

15.08. Vela Gospa (Assumption of Our Lady) holy day – patron saint of the parish of

           Rab

           - 08.30 pm - folk performance Rab Crossbowmen mediaeval tournament

             St.Christopher’s Square - holy mass at the Virgin Mary Church

18.08. Rab Musical Evenings – Vokalisti Salone – Mirko Jankov

           - 09:00 pm – Church of the Holy Cross

18.08. Fish festival

           - 08:00 pm – Port of Lopar

22.08. “Pumi d or  - fiesta de salsa”

             - from 16 to 20. August Salsa Festival

             - salsa ( sauce) cooking competition

             - themed meals in restaurants

24.08. Performance by KUD (Folklore group) “San Marino”        

           - 09:00 pm - at the terrace of the Hotel settlement “San Marino”

25.08. Rab Musical Evenings – Krešimir Bedek / guitar/

           - 09:00 pm – Church of the Holy Cross

30.08. 6th Organ festival ”Petar Nakić”  

           - 09:00 pm - Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary

           - in period from 30.08. to 06.09.

 

           

SEPTEMBER

 

01.09. Rab Musical Evenings – Danijel Detoni / piano/

           - 09:00 pm – Church of the Holy Cross

02.09. Rab Bells - Nights of Ivan Rabljanin

03.09. Rab Bells - Nights of Ivan Rabljanin

04.09. Rab Bells - Nights of Ivan Rabljanin

06.09. “Lopar Etnofest” - gastro, eco, etno manifestation

           - 08:00 pm - Melak, next to the ferry

08.09. Mala Gospa Holy Day - Nativity of Our Lady – traditional holy day of the islanders

           - special program in Lopar

08.09. Rab Musical Evenings – Martina Gojčeta – Silić /mezzosoprano/ and Ljerka Očić

          /organ/

           - 09:00 pm - Church of the Holy Cross

10.09. 8th review of the “Rapske vedute” klapa ensembles

          - 07:30 pm – Rab Summer Cinema

10.09. Rab Summer of Art Exhibition – opening the exhibition by Tomislav Buntak

           - 09:00 pm – Knežev dvor gallery

12.09. Octopus Days – culinary event

15.09. Rab Musical Evenings  - Prof.Dunja Vejzovic׳s master class participans with piano

           accompaniment- evening of opera arias

16.09. Holy day of St. Euphemia – special program in Kampor resort

21.09. Holy day of St. Matthew – special program in Mundanije resort

           - 09:00 pm – Cinema Rab

24.09. Octopus Days closing ceremony

25.09. Angling 2014. – traditional sporting competition in Barbat resort

25.09. World Tourism Day - Lopar

 

 

OCTOBER

03.10. The scents and tastes of Rab

           - in period from 03.10. to 07.10.

07.10. “Kanata – The scents and tastes of Rab”

           - party to mark the end of Rab Eco Week and the end of the tourist

           Season

08.10. Independence Day – special program

11.10. Thanksgiving Day for the fruits of the earth - Lopar

11.10. World Walking Day and World Bread Day – special program

24.10. Day of the Island of Rab Homeland War

 

NOVEMBER
01.11. All Saints Day – special program, Rab

05.11. Rab Trekking 2016. – trekking race, Lopar

27.12. Advent Fair – exhibition of festive decorations, organised by Association

          “Mocira”

-           in period from 04.12. to 05.12  from 09:00am to 12:00 am – Mali Palit

 

DECEMBER

04.12. Advent Fair – exhibition of Christmas decorations and specialities organised by

           The Mocira Association

-           in period from 04.12. to 05.12  from 09:00am to 12:00 am – Mali Palit

05.12. Holy day of St. Nicholas – patron saint of mariners and travellers – Rab

           - 10:00 am - program to mark the occasion, organised by Rapska Plovidba - City

              Lodge

06.12. “Rab Winter” exibition of works by members of the Uliks Association

           - 11:00 am  - Kvežev dvor Gallery

11.12. Advent Fair– exhibition of Christmas decorations and specialities organised by

           The Mocira Association

             –in period from 11.12. to 12.12  from 09:00am to 12:00 am – Mali Palit

15.12. Opening of the 1st Rab Ice Skating Rink

          - in period from 15.12.2015. to 10.01.2016.- everyday from 10:00am to 02:00pm and

 from 05:00pm to 11:00 pm, Municipium Arba Squere

17.12. “I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas” performed by Pahuljica Kindergarten

            06:00pm – School sports hall

18.12. Advent Fair – exhibition of Christmas decorations and specialities organised by

           The Mocira Association

-           in period from 18.12. to 19.12  from 09:00am to 12:00 am – Mali Palit

19.12. Ceremonial Assembly of thr Rab Crossbowmen Association on the occasion of

           its 20th  anniversary

           - 06:00pm Rab Winter Cinema

21.12.  Christmas Fair -  exhibition of Christmas decorations  organised by

             the Mocira Association

            -  in period from 21.12. to 23.12  from 09:00am to 12:00 am and from

               05:00pm to   07:00pm – Mali Palit

21.12. Christmas and New Year΄s train
           -  in period from 21.12. to 31.12 start from Mali Palit to Vela riva      

             from 09:00am to 12:00am and from 04:00pm to 06:00pm

22.12. Concert of the I.M. Ronjgov Music School (Rab district school)

           - 06:00pm - Rab Winter Cinema

23.12. Live Navity Scene – Christmas-get-together organised by the Mocira Association

          - 05:00pm – Mali Palit

24.12. Christmas Eve – Entertainment programme with the group “Venus” starting from

           09:45 am on the Municipiun Arba Sguere

          - Moto Santa parade – Vela riva

           - traditional sampling of fish  specialities organised by Imperial d.d.,Komin and Dolin

             associations, Tunera Sports and Recreation Club, and the Kampor Society for Sports

             and Recreation

-          Continuation of the programme with  group “Venus”

26.12. “Fun on Ice” - ice show by “Medo” ice skating club

          - 04:30pm - Municipiun Arba Sguere

27.12. Annual five-a-side football tournament

           - 11:00pm - Barbat

27.12. Christmas concert with the Klapa Sozal, Klapa Eufemija, Klapa Rab vocal groups,

          and their guests. Klapa Sv Marin and Klapa Užanca

           - 07:30pm - Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary

31.12. St. Silvester's – goodbye to the old year

           -  Entertainment programme starting from 10:00am on the Municipiun Arba Sguere

           - traditional sampling of venison goulash organised by Imperial d.d

           - entertainment programme with the group “Znak”

           - New Year's Eve concert with Danijela Martinović

 

 

 

 

 

* The organiser reserves the right to amend the program without notice.