Events

Event: Cherry Festival

Date: 01.06.2019 - 09.06.2019

City: Brda
Location: Brda

The Cherry Festival is the biggest and most attention-grabbing cultural and tourist event visited by over 30,000 visitors from the local and neighbouring Italian and Austrian regions. This event is full of ethnological, cultural and sports events and entertainment for all generations. Don’t miss the following events, which are a part of the festival:

Heroes of the Vieyards Cycling Marathon, 2th June 2018
More than 1,000 cycling enthusiast participate in this event starting in Ljubljana and finishing in Brda.

Hike from a cherry tree to a cherry tree, 2nd June 2019
Together with the experts on the Brda region, the participants “conquer” the Brda hills. The route winds its way through villages, vineyards and orchards full of cherries.

Wine Day, 1st and 2nd June 2019
Numerous winemakers open the doors to their wine cellars. They will show the heart of their wine cellar and impress you with high-quality wines. They will share experiences with wine connoisseurs and give valuable tips about the art of winemaking.


 

53RD CHERRY FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

 

FRIDAY, 7th June 2019

20.00 - 21.30 Music group Prifarski muzikantje (Dobrovo Castle – courtyard)
21.30 Music group Nesesari kakalulu (Dobrovo – Strelišče)

 

SATURDAY, 8th June 2019

Exhibitions, home-made enogastronomic products, Brda inn, varied cultural, entertainment and children's programme.

10.00 - 18.00 Ex-tempore outside, Painting Association Dablo
10.00 - 20.00 Radio Robin on-site team
10.00 - 19.00 Children's corner / painting competition cherry desserts
face painting at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
12.00 - 19.00 School corner, Alojz Gradnik Primary School / reading corner, dessert's corner, exhibition of children's paintings

 

Main stage

10.00 - 13.00 Children's music performances
11.00 - 13.00 Party with the group Briška pomlad
13.00 - 14.00 Performance by the students of the Singing School »The best« and the Guitar School »Pertinach«
14.00 - 15.30 Concert of the Youth Wind Orchestra Brda and Anhovo

15.30 - 18.30 Party with the group Briška pomlad
15.30 - 18.30 Little drivers, driving pre-school (Dobrovo Castle - courtyard)
17.00 - 19.00 Trio tocai (various locations)
17.30 Dance performance by the group Pupa zaplaš
19.00 Dance centre ADC
20.00 - 21.00 Singing choir and drama group Štorija, Matulji (Croatia)

21.00 - 23.00 Trio tocai (various locations)

 

GREAT CHERRY CONCERT from 21.00 on

21.00 – 03.00 Siddharta, Zaklonišče prepeva, group Plamen, Urban Vidmar and DJ Torta (wine cellar Klet Dobrovo – main location)

00.00 - 04.30 Erik Gross, Chusta B. and Gruntar (wine cellar Klet Dobrovo - electro stage)

 

SUNDAY, 9th June 2019

Exhibitions, home-made enogastronomic products, Brda inn, varied cultural, entertainment and children's programme.


10.00 - 16.00 Radio Robin on-site team

10.00 - 19.00 Children's corner / painting competition cherry desserts
face painting at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00

11.00 - 19.00 School corner, Alojz Gradnik Primary School / reading corner, dessert's corner, exhibition of children's paintings

 

Main stage

10.30 - 12.30 Concert of the Wind Orchestra Kotschach - Mauthen

13.00 Dance performance of the group Tince
14.00 - 16.00 Children's painting workshop on large canvas (near the main stage)

14.00 Performance of the Twirling Majorette Club Brda
15.00 Dance centre L'uniti

16.00 - 16.45 Inauguration of the official 53rd Cherry Festival with the Octet Quercus

Speech by the Mayor of the Municipality of Brda Franc Mužič

Speech by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Aleksandra Pivec
Coronation of the Cherry Queen

Prizes presentation for best cherry, best orchard
Conclusion of the fundraising charity with the runner Bogomir Dolenc and the Foundation Mali vitez (Little Knight) – speech by the participating organizations and announcement of the raised funds

Performance of Oktet Quercus

 

16.45 Traditional parade of country carts

18.00 - 19.30 Party with the group Agronavti
19.30 Music group Kontrabant (Strelišče)
21.00
Fire spectacle, Ana Žerjal

 

Parallel programme (8th and 9th June 2019)


10.00 - 19.00 Exhibition on winemaking and winegrowing in Brda (wine cellar Klet Brda)
10.00 - 19.00 Cherries exhibition (wine cellar Klet Brda)

10.00 - 18.00 Permanent castle exhibition Reconstruction attempt – exhibition dedicated to the last family of Count Silver de Baguer (Dobrovo Castle)

Permanent exhibition of graphic prints by Zoran Mušič (Dobrovo Castle)

10.00 - 18.00 Skrita belina, lingerie exhibition, Darinka Sirk and dr. Tanja Gomiršek (Villa Vipolže)

10.00 - 18.00 Exhibition of works from the painting competition Cherry, from blossom …. the Primary School Alojz Gradnik Dobrovo (Dobrovo Castle - courtyard)

 

 

Institute for Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports Brda
Trg 25. maja 2
5212 Dobrovo

tel.: +386 5 395 95 95
e-mail: tic@brda.si