Culture and traditional events

Things that fishermen know

11.08.2019 20:00

Fažana’s waterfront

Fisherman’s festival, presentation of traditional fishing equipment and announcing the best salted pilchard of the School of salting pilchard; gastronomy offer – salted pilchard dishes

The sea is the school of life. Storms and tempests, open seas and sheltered coves… are all reflected in the faces of fishermen, while their hands weave nets out of old and new knowledge. At this fisherman’s festival these men of the sea present their traditional skills in various ways.


7,00 Tournament in fishing

School of salting pilchard

Small fishing accademy
– Presentation of traditional fishing skills
– Workshops of the small fishing academy Pilchard
– The underwater world of fažana shallows
– Paolo and Nina fishmongers

Creative workshops for children
Gastronomy offer › Various pilchard dishes
ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM: Erik Balija, klapa Intriga, and Duo Remi

20:00 BATANACUP › Batana rowing revue
20:30 Fishing under the lanterns
22:00 Proclamation of the best salted pilchard