Tovareca muzika

Local boys before a performance of Tovareca muzika (‘donkey music’) on the waterfront in Sali, Dugi otok, Croatia (18 June 2013). Tovareca is a traditional style of music, performed on cattle horns to a loud drumbeat, which is unique to the town of Sali.

Dugi otok, Croatia. Photography © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved HRdo_0048
Dugi otok, Croatia. Photography © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved HRdo_0097a Dugi otok, Croatia. Photography © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved HRdo_0066a
Dugi otok, Croatia. Photography © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved HRdo_0206
In 2012 Tovareca muzika was submitted for consideration to the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, for which it is currently awaiting approval. This particular performance was accompanied by traditional folk dancing in local folk costume.
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Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.

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