Kotor – With large carnival defile on main town street on last weekend in Kotor is finished fifth International summer carnival. As in previous years to this unique tourist entertainment manifestation visited over 30000 people
Carnival defile that was lead by Kapo of Kotor carnival Mr. Jovica Martinovic, representatives of Association of European carnival cities (FECC) Kotor city music and majorettes with flags of Montenegro, Kotor carnival and FECC, started at open pool of VK “Primorac” to south town doors at Gurdic. Two hours defile of around 20 carnival groups with magnificent masks and original messages and performances were waited with applauses and ovations of numerous visitors. In the carnival defile beside groups from Kotor and Budva were carnival groups from Italy, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia. After defile carnival masks and numerous visitors moved to Old town where festivity at squares pjacas and pjacetas continued until dawn.
Kotor carnival is member of Association of European carnival cities (FECC) since 2000 and in 2009 Kotor will be host of 29, FECC. Also this year summer carnival with members attended international president of FECC Henry van der Kron.
During carnival festivities that started on July 30, there were numerous authentic Boka manifestations, fish and cooking festivities, children masked ball, abrum by boat, defile of majorettes:
Organizer is Association “Festa”, under auspices of Ministry of tourism, Municipality of Kotor, Tourist organizations of Montenegro and Kotor.