On the ocassion of this year’s 50th anniversary of Zora Folklore Society, and 20th annual Folklore Festival being held in Betina, members of Zora impressed us all with its dynamic programme. We enjoyed the Evening of Poetry when Mirela Klarin and Branko Pavlov were reading some of their own songs, while Silvijo Tomas and Matija Kapov have read us some old folk songs of the village.
Kids took over the second evening of the week. The smallest group performed their play. Folklore group from the Murterski škoji Elementary School performed traditional dances, while Acting group performed a short comedy play that made everyone on the square laugh. Kids Folk Ensemble Zora performed the traditional Kolo of Betina and presented some old kids’ games.
The townspeople of Betina joined together with local restaurants and members of Zora Folklore Society and prepared lots of traditional dishes for the third night of Betina Week of Folklore.
A beautiful presentation of old skills’ and creative handicrafts was held on the evening of 23rd of June.
20th annual Folklore Festival completed the Week of Folklore. There were 12 folklore ensembles from all over the Croatia whose festive folk costumes enriched the entire perspective of the main Betina square. The gallery follows..