August in Labin and Rabac
Show your dancing skills with the popular female band The Frajle at Rabac Open Air Festival closing party. Fun and romantic girls from Novi Sad bursting with energy and contagious positivity will set the summer night on fire from The Beat Beach Club stage next to one of the most beautiful beaches in Rabac called St. Andrea. Receive the gift of music love return home with romantic summer memories from Rabac.
The Beat Beach Club, 9 – 12 PM
Don’t miss the concert of Detour, summer music treat within Labin Art Republic. Let your body follow the contemporary electro – acoustic pop sound and dance rhythm spiced up with the seaside Riviera atmosphere. One of the best Croatian bands will seduce you with the great jazz voice of the lead singer Gina Victoria. Head to Špina stage in the heart of Labin Old town and enjoy under the stars. Listen to the current summer hit 'Vikend/Weekend', folowed by 'Zaljubila sam se/I Fell in Love', 'Daleko/Far Away' and 'Biram/ I Choose'.
Labin Old town, 9:30 PM
On Fridays in August head to the waterfront in Rabac and meet the finest indigenous Istrian products from the traditional Istrian Lifestyle handmade and gourmet fair. Taste and choose from world-award -winning olive oil and local wines, meat delicacies- Istrian prosciutto, sausages, smoked pork loin, goat and cow cheese, home-made juices, jams, honey and olive-oil spreads. Immerse into the enchanting scents of natural cosmetics made of lavender and immortelle, and discover hemp products, including creams, oil and seeds. Listen to music evergreens and choose top-quality souvenirs made of olive tree and glass, or hand-made Istrian chocolate with biska (grappa) and juniper.
Rabac waterfront, from 8:00 to 11:00 PM
Labin Town day is celebrated in the memory of Aug 17, 1341 when the Aquileian Patriarch Bertrand confirmed the Labin town statute, putting into effect its laws and regulations. This year fest brings live performance by Tomislav Bralić and klapa (vocal group) Intrade, followed by Night Express concert, on Aug 11 at 8 PM on the main square in Labin Old town. Along with sports and other town events, there is also a traditional mountain hiking to Skitača on Aug 15, starting at 8 AM from the main square in Labin Old town. Get to know Labin history and the sounds of klapa singing, protected intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO.
On Saturdays, have fun with the interactive family fun-educational program Istria Inspirit at the promenade and the park below Valamar Sanfior Hotel & Casa from 8:30 to 10 PM. The merry pirate gang will take you into ancient times and a treasure hunt! Enjoy the exciting pirate battle with lots of dancing and singing, and an attractive fire show performance in the stunning beach scenery in the end.
On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, as part of Rabac Open Air Festival enjoy the cinema under the stars with Open Air Cinema program. In the park between Valamar Sanfior Hotel and the promenade from 9 to 11 PM relax and have fun with popular family movies and cartoons. Have fun with the whole family and create memories of summer nights at this billion-star cinema.