August in Labin and Rabac
The winner of this year's Split Festival Goran Karan brings a romantic evening to Labin Old town on the Feast of the Assumption. Croatian music star with a powerful voice of Dalmatian charm, will perform his numerous hits under the starry sky as part of the Labin Art Republic program. Fall in love with Karan's romantic ballads in the unique ambience of one of the most beautiful Istrian medieval towns.
Kod Špine, Old town Labin, 9:30 PM
Find out how the local miners lived and worked, how they greeted each other when they entered the mine and who used to cause problems for them there. Hear the historical stories about Rabac, Labin and its surroundings and become part of the Istria Inspirit interactive show. This family-oriented fun educational program is full of action and adventure with a fun history exploration. On Saturdays, 3, 10, 17 and 24 August, enjoy at the park beneath Valamar Sanfior Hotel and bring unforgettable memories from Rabac with you.
Admission free. Start at 9 PM.
Enjoy yourself with the best live music every Friday in Rabac at Sundance Tribute Festival which bring world-famous tribute bands. In the beautiful venue of the Sundance Beach Club with an idyllic sea scenery, enjoy the hits of the legendary ABBA on 2 August with the ABBA Tribute Band, and on 9 August with the Italian rock band Griff & Zucchero Celebration Band - Zucchero Tribute Band. The legendary The Queen will "revive" on 16 August with the Queen Real Tribute Band, and the musical treat in the end is a massive closing concert by the British band "The Stones" performing hits of the legendary The Rolling Stones.
Admission free. Start at 10 PM.
Sundance Beach Club, Obala Maršala Tita, Rabac
On Tuesdays, in the relaxed evening stroll around Rabac you will meet colourful, cheerful and smiling stilt walkers, acrobats and jugglers who will invite you to a fun ending of the evening with their cabaret show at the lighthouse on the promenade beneath Valamar Sanfior Hotel. Impressive acrobatics with lots of props and skills of circus professionals will leave you breathless and make you laugh to tears.
Admission free. Start at 9 PM.
Discover Labin and Rabac from the astonishing perspective of 360° Panorama. In just two clicks you can easily find the route to the main Labin and Rabac attractions, cultural monuments, beaches, bays and trails. With spectacular panoramic images from the air, experience Rabac and Labin in their amazing beauty and fullness.
As part of the Arsia Visitor Center ("Arsia Miner’s Home") in Raša, Arsia souvenir shop is opened, where you can find original souvenirs of the local mining history and industrial heritage of the youngest Istrian town. Besides the classic souvenirs such as magnets, badges, mugs and bookmarkers, you’ll also find small wagons, mining lamps and jugs with mining motifs. There is also a selection of lavender and olive oil from the local producers and bags made by members of the Labin Inclusion Centre. The renovation of the mine tower, the symbol of the city, has recently begun in Labin, as part of the EU project Mine Tour, with the Town of Labin as the project holder. As part of the project, the base load-bearing construction of the tower shall be replaced, as well as the metal staircases and the existing tower gallery. The whole tower will also get anti-corrosion protection. Get to know the history of mining in Labin area with mining greeting Good luck!
Arsia Souvenir Shop, 3 Trg Republike, Raša
T +385 (0)91 544 4918
Summer opening hours:
Mon/Wed/Fri: 10 AM – 2 PM
Tue/Thu: 5 PM – 8 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 12 PM