DANCES OF THE ALPINE REGION
Hotel Podravina, Koprivnica, 3rd to 12th of January 2018
Project Organiser: Croatian Heritage Foundation
Head of the School Program: Andrija Ivančan
Project Manager: Snježana Jurišić
Venue: Koprivnica, Croatia.
We invite you to attend this year’s Winter School of Croatian Folklore at Hotel Podravina in the city of Koprivnica!
This winter the School will feature instruction in the dance, folk costumes, songs and musical instruments of the Croatian ALPINE REGION and the folk DANCES OF NORTHWEST CROATIA (the folk dances of Istria County, the Grobnik area and Gorski Kotar, the Karlovac Kupa River region, the foothills and lowlands of Jaska, Samobor, Zaprešić, Vrapče and Zagreb, the foothills of Sesvete, Zelina and Vrbovec, the Zagorje, Međimurje and Podravina regions and the dances of the Gradišće Croats). Along with practical dance lectures there will also be lectures on the folk costumes and songs of the area and lectures on dance history and cultural and historical characteristics, dancer training methodology and dance zones.
The school aims to educate the leaders and members of Croatian folklore and tamburitza groups. The school was founded and its program developed by the late and respected Croatian ethnologist and ethnochoreologist Dr Ivan Ivančan (the school was established in 1963), and is currently led by Andrija Ivančan. He will be joined in giving lectures by Croatian folklore experts: Nerina Štajner, Miro Kirinčić, Senka Jurina, Štefan Novak (Austrija), dr. Goran Oreb, Katarina Horvatović, Kristina Benko Markovica, Tibor Bün, Vjekoslav Martinić and guest lecturer maestro Siniša Leopold. Antun Kottek is the music rehearser.
You can choose from one of the three groups offered:
2. PLAYING THE TAMBURITZA (led by Tibor Bün, with guest lecturer maestro Siniša Leopold)
3. PLAYING TRADITIONAL CROATIAN INSTRUMENTS (led by Vjekoslav Martinić)
Lectures in all three groups will be held in the morning and afternoon.
The gala closing show featuring the participation of all those attending the school will be staged on the evening of Friday, 12th of January 2018, at the Theatar Hall Domoljub in the City of Koprivnica.
Accommodation: Hotel Podravina, The City of Koprivnica, Križevci-Koprivnica County. The price of full board per day, per person is a very affordable and amounts to HRK 178.00. The accommodation costs is paid by the participants themselves at the Hotel or in advance. More information about payment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition fee: € 80 or HRK 600 per person, payable upon the receipt of the invoice issued by the Croatian Heritage Foundation, by the 15th of December 2017 at the latest.
Applications: An application form must be filled out and sent to the Croatian Heritage Foundation by the 1st of December 2017 at the latest.
Application forms and all additional information is available at:
HRVATSKA MATICA ISELJENIKA
CROATIAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION
Snježana Jurišić, MSc
Head of the Department
Department of Culture
Trg Stjepana Radića 3
Tel. 01/61 15 116
Fax. 01/4550 700