The 55th Grocka Festivities will take place from 30th July to 2nd August. This event aims to showcase the culture, tourism, sports and agriculture of the Grocka municipality, making it both a tradition and an attraction. It is definitely an event worth visiting.
The grand opening is scheduled for Sunday, 30th July, at 19:30, at the square in front of the Grocka City Assembly. Grocanska carsija is the exact location where the debutant cultural and artistic program for this year's edition will take place.
The Danube Quay will host the musical program, with concerts of domestic folk and modern music starting from 21:00. On Monday, 31st July, Mira Markovic and Marko Gacic will perform with an orchestra. The following day, 1st August, Crni Cerak will take the stage. On the last festival day, 2nd August, Ana Bekuta will sing accompanied by the orchestra led by Aca Sofronijevic.
The complete program will include various activities and events. Traditional competitions like the "Zlatni kotlic Dunava" (Golden pot of the Danube) for cooking fish soup, cooking of hunting goulash, an ethnic bazaar, antique car exhibition, folklore parade, a competition for the best apricot rakija (brandy), and agricultural advice sessions are just one part of the program.
Numerous sports events include 3-on-3 basketball, beach volleyball, a chess tournament, clay pigeon shooting competition, recreational tennis tournament, and an evening dedicated to martial arts. A special part of the program caters to children, with activities such as performances by preschool groups, concerts by children's folklore ensembles, and entertainers like jugglers and clowns to bring smiles to the kids' faces, while their skills and resourcefulness will be tested at the Urban Cowboy obstacle course.
Now that you know everything, head for the fantastic Grocka, where the fun awaits!