Jan 30 2016
Preparations for the 2nd Pula Carnival, that will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 are underway.
According to the already defined program, the meeting of carnival groups starts in the morning at parking Karolina, from where at 11.30 am the carnival pageant leaves and heads towards Portarata Square, passing by the Arena. The organized presentation of carnival groups is planned at Portarata
Carnival activities, for both carnival groups and spectators, continue at Portarata (in case of rain in the Circolo- the Pula Italian Community).
According to tradition and custom, all Carnival events start much earlier, on January 16 with the Handover of the City Key to the Master of the Carnival at the City Hall. After receiving the symbolic key of the City of Pula, the "Pust"- traditional culprit for all the last year's troubles - will be hoisted near the traffic lights at Veli Vrh.
On February 9, at 7 pm the burning of the "Pust" takes place, together with a special program and scrambled eggs "fritaja".
Organizers of the Pula Carnival are the City of Pula, Tourism Office Pula, Association for the preservation of local dialect and carnivals of the Pula area and Carnival group Veli Vrh – Valmade.