Budva – The Municipality and the Tourist organization of Budva will organize the spectacular welcoming of the New Year in the open, in front of the bulwarks of the old town, and as it was confirmed yesterday, the main star of the three day manifestation will be the most popular Bosnian group “Merlin”.
The Mayor of Budva, at the same time the chairman of the Organizational board, Rajko Kuljaca, said that the entire organization will cost about 160.000 euros, the amount of the expenses last year.
– The money is completely provided. The Municipality has separated from the budget, as it was predicted, 50.000 euros. Tourist organization has separated 30.000 euros, while the rest of the money was collected from the businessman from Budva, from sponsors and donors. Beside them, the businessmen from the Old town have promised to help the organization of the welcoming – said Kuljaca on a press conference.
Pointing out that the program of the welcoming of the New Year will be unique, the director of the local TO, Tanja Kazanegra, said that Budva this year too will be the best host, and that they will welcome the greatest number of tourists for the New Year’s holidays, so we have made and introduction into the New Year’s program. In Saturday on the 30th December in Petrovac there will be a children program organized, and after that several musical talents from Budva and after them Stefan Filipovic will have the onset. In the New Year’s night, just before the concert of Merlin, which will begin half an hour before midnight, we will be able to hear Marko Vukcevic, Marija Bozovicc and Kaja. The program will be continued in the early afternoon hours when we will be able to hear The City music, and after that Merima Njegomir will have a concert. The concert in the evening will start with the onset of Andrijana Bozovic and Stefan Feddy, and the star of the third night is the famous Croatian group “Colonia”, which will promote its new album – said Kazanegra.
– Asked to say something about the amount of the fee that the stars will get, Kazanegra said that the contracts with the performers will be signed next week, when they will announce that record. “Vijesti” have published earlier that the biggest fee will get the group “Merlin”, which will be about 80.000 euros.