Festival of ethnic minorities taking place in Lipovljani

The Lipovljani Encounters bringing together representatives of ethnic minorities in Croatia were opened in the town of Lipovljani, 90 kilometres east of Zagreb, on Saturday under the auspices of Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.   

This year, the partner country at the event was Ukraine, and Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksandr Levchenko held a speech on cultural cooperation and possibilities for boosting economic cooperation between Croatia and his country.

Ethnic minorities' groups on Saturday held a procession in their folk costumes and on Sunday they competed in sports events.

The Encounters are annually held in the town of Lipovljani whose population includes 13 ethnic minorities,

Last update: Sun, 28/08/2016 - 14:46

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