ZAGREB, 4 Sept (Hina/TZ. Krapina) – The Week of the Kajkavian Tradition can be held within the northern metropolis of Krapina from 5 to 11 September.
The occasions that promote the Kajkavian dialect and heritage are organised by the authorities of Krapina and Krapina-Zagorje County, and Mayor Zoran Gregurović stated at a information convention on through the week stated that the Week of the Kajkavian Tradition “is probably the most important occasion within the Kajkavian-speaking space.”
The climax of the Week of the Kajkavian Tradition is a three-day pageant of songs within the native dialect, which is able to finish on 10 September.
Croatian Zagorje is a small space, and its surroundings is light, filled with lush greenery and water. The surroundings fills folks with tender happiness, and so does the melodic speech of the locals, a lot of whom nonetheless foster the normal lifestyle and who cherish their phrase “kaj”.
Fearing that the fashionable instances will destroy the native traditions from which the cultural id of Zagorje originates, a gaggle of lovers who cherish the phrase “kaj” and the Kajkavian tunes based the Kajkavian Music Pageant in 1966.
Within the 45 years of the existence of the Pageant, a couple of thousand live performance and pop songs have been sung in regards to the Zagorje area, about “kaj” and the Croatian homeland. Krapina was then, and nonetheless is, the quiet cradle of the passion and love felt for the homeland.
Yearly in early autumn, which is probably the most stunning time of the 12 months in Zagorje, the Kajkavian Tradition Week begins. Its many alternative applications and the very existence of the Pageant celebrates what’s outdated and historically from Zagorje. Should you nonetheless haven’t discovered the time to go to Krapina on the time of the Pageant, be sure to do and you’ll find nourishment for the physique and soul.
Whereas the adults are cherishing the Kajkavian tradition, younger folks collect each spring round a festivity celebrating the Kajkavian dialect and traditions, often known as “Kaj in phrase, track and film”.
They use direct strategies of communication to precise the treasures they’ve inherited of their hearts from their grandparents and the attractive Zagorje space.