One day in Rukavac

One day in Rukavac © Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina, Archive Carnival King of Europe
11 minutes / Colour / 2008
Directed by
Michele Trentini

Anthropologist Giovanni Kezich

Country of production Italy

Series Carnival King of Europe

Zvonča in Croatian means “bell” and the Istrian Zvončari are the popular carnival heralds who undertake some challenging walkabouts between neighbouring villages every year - Croatia.

This film is part of Carnival King of Europe DVD 3 - THE BELL RINGERS OF EUROPE. The clanging of conspicuous, monumental cowbells is the most distinctive opening sound of a number of European winter masquerades.

Films included in DVD 3: St. Martin’s Bonfires in Predazzo (10 minutes), The Silvesterchläuse of Hundwil (12 minutes), One day in Rukavac (11 minutes), The Double Walk of the Joaldunak (10 minutes).

Region South-East Europe

Country Croatia

Keywords Festivals / Carnival Folklore