Tamburitza music and kolos are featured this year. Performers include: the Slavonian Traveling Band with Lilla Serlegi, Skalinada Croatian Dance Ensemble, Koraci Croatian Folk Ensemble and Sinovi Tamburitza Orchestra of Seattle. Master Croatian dancer and choreographer, Zeljko Jergan, will teach a kolo dance workshop. and musician and singer, John Morovich, will teach klapa and Croatian singing. Enjoy traditional Croatian cuisine.
The Croatian American Cultural Center is slightly off the beaten path, but it’s home to annual cultural festivals worth exploring. This signature event is an immersion in Croatian cuisine, song and dance. Master choreographer/dancer Željko Jergan teaches workshops in kolo, a large communal circle dance, while the Slavonian Traveling Band and others perform regional folk music on the tamburitza.