I need to plant a basil/”Triba sijat murtelu” On Good Friday, it was customary that nobody should touch land. On a Holy Saturday, every girl in Krapanj had to plant a basil (murtela), and if the church bell would ring, everyone who would be near the water would have to wash their face, and women […]
Gourmand?/”Guloži na dobru spizu” Great meat, fish and sea shells grilled and boiled… Enjoy local taverns and try traditional dishes with few drops of olive oil and finish the meal with home-made wine. Klapa songs will fulfill the mood!
Let’s dance/Zabalajmo? There was always dancing and singing on the island. The kolo dance was danced (zabalati) in Krapanj on certain days of the year: For Christmas, New Year, Candlemas, Easter, carnivals and weddings. In the summer people usually did not dance kolo. There was only one mute kolo, without singing that consisted of: creeping, […]
Red wool socks -thick skirts -handkerchief/Štametne-carze-šudar? In the past times the women’s folk costume consisted of: opanak shoes, red wool socks (štametne), thick skirts (carze), white or colored shirts with wide sleeves embroidered with threads of all colours, linen dresses, pink woolen head scarf, and the hair was braided. As for jewellery, there was the […]