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Moreska Sword Dancing

Ljetno Kino, Korcula Town, Korcula Island, Croatia
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Old sword dancing with great actors and great story. There are translations on English, Spanish... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JosipBilic
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Entertaining show

A fun way to spend an hour. The show starts with a few a capella songs, then a choreographed dance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MattK1749652
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West Bridgford, United Kingdom
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Ljetno Kino, Korcula Town, Korcula Island, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old sword dancing with great actors and great story. There are translations on English, Spanish, French, Italian, German. Price is correct.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fun way to spend an hour. The show starts with a few a capella songs, then a choreographed dance with swords. Worth the entrance fee

Thank MattK1749652
Reviewed 30 November 2016

On the one hand, I'm glad I experienced the women's choir and the dancing/sward fighting men. On the other hand, it lacked passion and felt like a show put on for the tourists rather than something that might still happen in Croatian communities. The idea...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I must admit that I wasn't too sure when my partner suggested this, as I thought it was going to be like Russian sword dancing - it is not! A lot fiercer, faster, and exciting! You could see the sparks fly off the swords and...More

Thank manxlynn
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Traditional sword dance of Korcula Island. If you have a chance go and see it. It is the best experience that you can get.

Thank Tina T
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The moreška is a series of sword dances telling the story of a kidnapped girl, her captor's attempts to woo her and the battles that eventually lead to her release and restoration to her first (and true) love. It's alternately dramatic and stately. The tradition...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We read about the famous 400 year old traditional sword dancing and happened to be in town on a Thursday evening. Tickets are 100kn/$15usd. We arrived about 15 min early with many seats left in the middle to back rows. The show started a little...More

1  Thank DoctorGCP
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great experience, stunning to watch, lots of sparks from the clashing swords flying. It is a great show but you better come earlier to get a good seat.

Thank martyprpa
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

It was lovely to see the Moreska sword dance and experience some local tradition. It was so energetic and great fun to watch! Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I hardly dare to say it because all local people like it very much. But for us it was a nice thing but a bit overrated. Anyway, if you are in town for more Ghana night, you should visit it

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Eric G
what time does it take place on Thursday evenings in Korcula?
31 March 2015|
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Response from Barbs G | Reviewed this property |
I cannot exactly remember but I am sure we had an early dinner and then got a taxi - so I would say it was probably 7.30 ish. It was fantatistic
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