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History of Cristo Ressussitato Galley

24.09.2021. - 22.10.2021. / Krk

Celebration of the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto

Cristo Ressussitato (Resurrected Christ), a galley ship from Krk, participated in the Battle of Lepanto, which was one of the greatest and most glorious naval battles in history, that took place on October 7th in 1571 between a combined fleet of the Christian nations and the Ottoman forces. In Europe, in the last years, this famous battle anniversary has gained great prominence, and every year the representatives of the Mediterranean countries of the former Holy League meet at Naufpactos (Lepanto) in order to remember all galliots, soldiers and sailors who died in that battle. In 2007, Croatia was represented by the Town of Krk. In fact, that particular visit to Greece made numerous delegations of the allied countries look into a more detailed consideration and research of Krk in the XVIth century, of its life and inhabitants. Having inherited such a rich cultural and historical tradition and having recognized in that battle an exceptional maritime tradition, the project A History of Cristo Ressussitato Galley was launched in 2008.

 

PROGRAMME:

September 24th - October 7th 2021
Decumanus Gallery
Coats of arms, flags and insignia on the war galleys of the Holy League in the naval Battle of Lepanto, documentary exhibition
Author of the exhibition: Mladen Stojić (Heraldic art)
Author of the introductory text: Tea Perinčić
Gallery working hours: Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m. - noon; 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

October 6th -  October 11th 2021
Krk's Cathedral
An occasional informative panel will be set up along the grave of the Krk's Cristo Ressussitato (Resurrected Christ) galley commander - sopracomito Ljudevit Čikuta

October 7th 2021
Decumanus Gallery, 5:30 p.m.
Presentation of the book Lepanto 1571 and the Krk galley: itinerary of researches by Slaven Bertoša

October 7th 2021
Krk's Cathedral, 7 p.m.
Mass for those who died in the Battle of Lepanto

October 8th 2021
Old town/Town’s waterfront, 4:30 pm (first); :5.30 p.m. (second)
Promenade of the Cravat Regiment

October 8th - October 22nd 2021
Decumanus Gallery
The Lion of St. Mark - symbol of Serenissima, represented in the art of Kotor, exhibition by the Maritime Museum of Montenegro in Kotor
Author of the exhibition: Radojka Abramović
Opening: October 8th 2021, 7 p.m.
Gallery working hours: Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m. - noon; 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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