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28. April 2017. - 01. May 2017.

Slovenian Weekend

Celebrate May 1 in Biograd with the Slovenian Weekend!

This year`s International Workers` Day for someone will be a long weekend, as the holiday is on a Monday, so here is the perfect opportunity to celebrate May 1 in Biograd na Moru.

From April 28 till May 1 we have prepared  plenty of events for you, in the form of active vacation and entertainment program, everyone can find something for themselves and for a weekend getaway choose Biograd.

We can offer you active programs such as a regatta through the Pasman Channel, race along the coast of Biograd, walking from the park to the fun park "Mirnovec" and recreational mountain bike marathon around Lake Vrana.  The entertainment program is reserved for  the Croatian rock band "The Second Hand Band" who have repeatedly performed in Biograd and thrilled the crowd every time, the Slovenian star Tanja Žagar and always popular Neno Belan who will perform in Sveti Filip i Jakov.

In the program listed below you can find websites where you can get more information for each item, a detailed description and place for registration.

 Although this weekend is entitled "Slovenian Weekend" it is not intended for Slovenes only, but  for all those looking for sports and recreational activities with the emphasis on family involvement.

 

On May 1, we are all in Biograd!

 

April 28, 2017. BIOGRAD REGATTA 2017

- How to start an active weekend, if not with a regatta! The Slovenes are known as passionate sailors who regularly come to Biograd and participate in all regattas. The Biograd regatta begins with crew registration at 9:30 a.m. on the waterfront, at 10:00 a.m. is a skipper meeting and the start of the first race begins at 10:30 a.m., sailing through the Pasman Channel. The start of the second race is at 2:30 p.m., and the sail will be around the "love channel". At 6:00 p.m. is the announcement of the winners, awarding trophies and dinner for all participants. All the necessary information for those who are interested in the regatta can be found on the official website of Yacht Club Biograd.

The same evening, at 8:30 p.m. on the waterfront, the rock band "The Second Hand Band" will provide us with guaranteed entertainment.

 

Registration:  www.yc-biograd.com

 

April 29, 2017 BIOGRAD RUN 2017

- The best way to spend Saturday mornings by is sitting in a cafe bar on the waterfront, sipping coffee, resting after a long night and absorbing the sun and slowly preparing for the race. Visitors will be able to use this weekend in Biograd to perpetuate their visit by taking pictures and selfies at the waterfront where photo point will be installed with the logo of the Slovenian weekend, perfect to share with friends on social networks! The Biograd Run begins with the gathering of participants at 5:00 p.m. on the waterfront, the start is at 6:00 p.m., and the race will consist of three stages: 1 km, 5 km and 10 km. With regard to the Slovenian weekend, it includes families, the shortest stage is ideal for the youngest participants, stage 5 km for amateur runners and the longest stage is for professionals and the most durable. The beauty of this race is in the route that includes the Biograd coast, on the waterfront, across the beach and forest park Soline. The registration fee for this perfectly organized race is free of charge, and each participant will receive a T-shirt with the logo. During the announcement of the winners and handing awards, all participants will receive a medal, and a party will be organized at the waterfront where "Biograd pasta" will be served.

From 8:30 p.m., after the award ceremony and banquet, the real fun begins and there will be an evening to remember with a concert of great Slovene star Tanja Žagar!

 

Registration: www.biograd.run 

 

April 30, 2017 FROM THE PARK TO FUN PARK - walk

- After the regatta and Biograd run, Sunday is reserved for recreational walking.

From the heart of our city we head towards the ultimate goal, the Croatian "Gardaland" - Fun Park Mirnovec that will have its official opening in June, but the participants of the walk will be the first to have the opportunity to see what the park looks like.

With this walk you will be able to watch the most beautiful parts of the town walking across the Biograd coast, beaches and forest and then walking back through the center of the town.

After returning to the park at the bus station, the place where we started our walk, there will be a real Dalmatian snack, deserved after walking from the park to the fun park.

In the evening, all participants will be insured transportation to the neighboring locality, Sveti Filip i Jakov, where a concert of popular singer Neno Belan will be held.

 

Registration: www.tzg-biograd.hr/prijava-sudionika 

 

May 1, 2017 MTB Marathon Lake Vrana 2017

- Recreational MTB Marathon Lake Vrana 2017 is to be held for the seventh year and runs the circular cycling route Lake Vrana, a distance of 35 km. The marathon starts from the center of Pakostane to Lake Vrana Nature Park with a view of the south shore of the lake. The race is an integral part of the calendar Marathon Race Cycling Association of the Republic of Croatia.

Recreational MTB Marathon Lake Vrana is unique not only in Croatia but also in Europe due to the fact that a large part of their route is through the protected area - Lake Vrana and ornithological reserve and can offer its participants a unique experience to enjoy the ride through the beautiful vistas, viewpoints and protected flora and fauna of the nature park.

 This race involves a large number of participants from both Croatia and abroad with a focus on the citizens of Slovenia, whose cyclists traditionally win medals.

Upon the race completion,  a rich cultural - entertaining program will be organized in the center of Pakostane with emphasis on the culinary delights of our region.

 

Registration: www.pakostane.hr 

 

It should be noted that for International Workers` Day, May 1, all visitors of Krka National Park have free admission, and given that the Krka River is near Biograd, it is the ideal end of an active weekend: in the beautiful outdoor, among waterfalls, relaxing and taking beautiful photos that will, we are sure, end up on Facebook or Instagram.

 #SlovenianWeekend:)

 

 

 

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