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PHOTO - Saint Blaise celebrated in Brussels

By  Jan 29, 2018


The Office of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County in Brussels in cooperation with Matica Hrvatska in Brussels, the Croatian Tourist Board Representation and the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the Kingdom of Belgium are organized the celebration of Saint Blaise, Dubrovnik patron saint, for the fifth time in Brussels.

This year's celebration started yesterday, on January 28th by reading the proclamation of the Festival in front of the cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula, with the releasing of doves as a symbol of freedom and peace. Festanjuli are Ivica Srsen and Bozo Butigan. After the opening of the Festival, traditional Kandelora Dinner was held at the Vinograd restaurant with the vocal group Kase.

Celebration continues today at the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the Kingdom of Belgium, a lecture will be given by the director of the Dubrovnik Museums Pavica Vilac on the topic "St. Blaise and Dubrovnik ", as well as the opening of the Dubrovnik Wine week with the vocal group Kase in the wine bar Bois Tranquille.

Partners of the St. Blaise celebration in Brussels are the Office of the Representative in the European Parliament Mrs. Dubravka Suica, Representation of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce in Brussels, Tourist Board of the City of Dubrovnik and Tourist Board of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County.