The guests attended fiesta from Germany too, who are staying in Institute Igalo.
Kotor – Traditional manifestation “Fiesta of camellia – Stoliv 2007” yesterday was solemnly opened with the arrival of the captain the seamen, who was awaited on the shore in Stoliv by his wife and kids.
With that symbolically it was presented how a Boka sailor in 1780 from distant Japan brought the seedlings of camellia.
The fiesta in the presence of a great number of people from Kotor and guests was opened by the vice president of the municipality Zaeljko Avramovic, who pointed out that the local administration in the future too will support this, as many other manifestations, in the goal of improving of tourist offer.
Even though he was invited, minister Predrag Nenezic did not attend the festivity because, as he stated in his telegram, of previous engagements.
The same as last year, until the last moment it was uncertain whether the manifestation will be able to be held because of the rain.
In the culturally – entertaining program a part took dance ensemble of Boka navy Kotor, majorettes of the fashion studio “Modest” from Tivat, ensemble “Trio akordi Boke” from Skaljari, and children from several primary schools and the Association of women of original fine art artists from Montenegro. Guests from Germany who are staying in Institute Igalo attended the fiesta too.
They also made an exhibition of arrangements made of flowers of camellia, as well as an exhibition of fine art and literary works from the workshop in nature. They also organized the traditional mussel eating with wine.
With the program of the manifestation, which lasts until the 14th of April several manifestations are predicted
The concert of young musical creators “To camellia with love” will be held in Wednesday in the hall of the Music scholl, and the traditional ball with the selection of the Lady of camellia will be held on the 31st of March in hotel “Vrmac” on Marko’s cape.
In the Home of culture in Stoliv in Thursday, at 18h there will be organized a round table with the topic “Let’s preserve Boka the bride of the Adriatic” in the goal of protection of ambience values.
Fiesta of camellia ends on the 14th of April with a small ball of camellia in the Home of culture “Niko Bilafer” in Stoliv. The organizers of the fiesta are the association of “Camellias Stoliv”, and the local community, and the sponsors are the municipality of Kotor and the Ministry of tourism.