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MIK 2022 - "Melodies of Istria and Kvarner"

22.06.2022. - 25.06.2022. / Rijeka

Festival based on ethnic music of place which it takes part in, i.e. the music which root is in the so-called "Istrian scale", maybe one of the most interesting music pheomena in the world.

But it is not only the ethnic music that gives a special charm to the festival. The texts of songs are mostly written in "cakavica", the oldest form of Croatian language which is spoken in this part of Croatia. Besides "cakavica" a dialect of the Italian language is spoken by the Italian minority who lives here.

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