17th Folklore Festival Otočac

17th Folklore Festival Otočac

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Otočac

Folklore Festival in Otočac is a place of presentation of folk groups from the area of Lika-Senj Couty, other Croatian regions, but also from abroad. Organized by Gacka Open University of Otočac, this event has been a holder of cultural and traditional values in the preservation of intangible cultural heritage for 17 years. As the only event of its kind in the county, Folklore Festival serves as the annual competition and results in selection of the best folk dance troupe to perform at prestigious national festivals, presents the finest and most original costumes of Lika and Gacka and becomes the central place of cultural and tourist promotion of national diversity and gathering of many cultural heritage fans.