Italian Comunity Circolo
from 14th to 21st July every evening starting at 23:30 h.
Saturday, July 14
A likeable DJ who fills hot summer nights with famous hits, So'Chich comes from Rovinj. His favourite thing is making the audience dance to the rhythms of funk and soul, disco, and deep and soulful house. You can enjoy his performances at Circolo summer terrace from the first day of the Festival.
Sunday, July 15
Nipplepeople, the cult Croatian electro-pop band, was founded in 2008. Ever since then, the mysterious masked duo has been taking the region by storm, wanting the spotlight to be solely on their music. As one of the most interesting things on the regional music scene, other than hits like Sutra, Broj, Tebi, and Želim, they are known for their high energy, eccentric performances. The success of the song Frka has marked the year 2017, and it is a known fact that final post-production for their songs was done working with people who work for Massive Attack, Madonna and Robbie Williams.
Monday, July 16
ZORAN PREDIN & DAMIR KUKURUZOVIĆ DJANGO GROUP
Two first-rate musicians - a famous Slovenian musician, poet, singer-songwriter, rock musician Zoran Predin and gipsy king guitarist virtuoso Damir Kukuruzović will take you into musical magic filled with passionate tones with the Django group. This excellent acoustic group is made up of Zoran Predn - vocals, Damir Kukuruzović - solo guitar, Bruno Urlić - violin, vocals, Ivo Sanković - bass, Goran Grgurač - rhythm guitar, Nenad Novalić - snare drum.The unusual combination is spiced up with extraordinary gypsy swing standards performed by the Django band, whose eternal inspiration, as Damir Kukuruzović has underlined, is Django Reinhardt, after whom the band takes its name.
Tuesday, July 17
The band Kultur shock is almost impossible to define; their specific gipsy punk sound includes the mixing of genres like rock, metal and punk with traditional Balkan music. The American band from Seattle, led by Sarajevo-born Srđan ‘Gino’ Jevđević, was founded in 1996. Partly made up of American ‘immigrants’, the band has developed its own expression over the years by accepting influences from various cultures and backgrounds of its members. They have performed at various festivals with popular performers such as Manu Chao, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, Gogol Bordello, etc.
Wednesday, July 18
Glitterbox is a recent project that has only been active for a short while, but they are hoping to get the audiences to like them primarily through their energetic performance and choice of music, which is based on the fusion of soul, funk, disco and house rhythm. They play sections on saxophone, drums and percussion. The combination of the experiences of each of the members of the band, as well as their great love for this style of music, has resulted in good vibrations felt in their performance they skilfully transfer to the audience.
Thursday, July 19
LIVIO MOROSIN BAND
Livio Morosin has won the Porin Award and is one of the best authors of pop-rock and ethno music. He is the artist creator of the biggest of unforgettable hits. Livio Morosin Band was founded in 1999, and has since recorded two albums - the first one was recorded independently, and the second in cooperation with Rade Šerbedžija. Members of the band are Livio Morosin - vocals, Gox - backing vocals and guitar, Polona - keyboards, and Macola - drums. The band plays their original songs in various versions - rock, ethno, reggae.
Friday, July 20
TV ISTRA PARTY - DJ ŠURKI
Marko Šuran, better known as DJ Šurki, has been in music since he was 16. He completed the elementary music school in Pazin, where he studied piano. He started his career as the resident DJ at Zodijak Lanterna discotheque in Poreč, and later worked at the discotheque Kukuriku in Pazin. Since 2015, he has been the resident DJ at Magnus discotheque, also in Pazin. He prefers 80s and 90s music, as well as today’s house and deep house. He performs at numerous event across Istria and along the Adriatic coast.
Saturday, July 21
Mario Kovač is traditionally the DJ at our closing party, where he manages to make the audience dance, shock them and make them laugh with his surreal cocktail of irreconcilable music. He plays music by all musicians between ABBA and ZZ Top, and turns the dance podium into a gladiator arena where exhausted dancers fight for their bare lives. They shoot filmmakers, too, don’t they?