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Moreska Sword Dancing

Ljetno Kino, Korcula Town, Korcula Island, Croatia
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Fantastic & historical

A real spectacle performed every Thursday night at 9pm by Croatian male dancers wielding lethally... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
hazelverity
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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
Fab

Brilliant really enjoyed this show so did my 15 year old son. Get there early to get a good seat as... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
CathyBennett030313
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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Ljetno Kino, Korcula Town, Korcula Island, Croatia
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

A real spectacle performed every Thursday night at 9pm by Croatian male dancers wielding lethally sharp swords with which they enact a battle between Crusaders and Moors (very topical!) to rescue a damsel in distress. It is absolutely stunning to watch and listen to the...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Brilliant really enjoyed this show so did my 15 year old son. Get there early to get a good seat as when we got there first there was lots having to stand and sit on the floor. Apparently this was because the band was down...More

Thank CathyBennett030313
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I have been to many cultural shows over my years of travel, but this was one of my favourite. The dancing was good, but the a Capella singing was beautiful. Then came the sword dancing. It was fabulous. Blood was actually spilt. Lots of clanging...More

Thank s1u1e1
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

100kn entrance for a show lasting an hour. I am glad we went to see a unique show that has been performed in Korcula for hundreds of years. Two sections of dance performance with a very pleasant female accapello (spelling?) group in between. The second...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We were a little disappointed with this event. The local singing before the event was boring and completely unnecessary and unadvertised. The sword dancing was good, but not excellent like expected.

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Korcula is the only place in the world they do the sword dance. Performed right off the walls of Korcula town everyone enjoyed the performance. I recommend you sit in the back in the unlikely event there is a problem.

Thank Voldar15
Reviewed 19 June 2016

At first I hesitated that it might be just for tourists but I thought why not give it a guy since the price was right.Well I'm glad I did. It was quite impressive . The costumes were elaborate. The live string music added to the...More

3  Thank Carol L
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were lucky enough to see the first performance of the 2016 season for the Moreska Sword Dance. The sword dance is performed by local Korcula men (and one woman) continuing a local tradition spanning nearly 400 years. The costumes are great and the swords,...More

1  Thank Peter4657
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Beautifull sword dance that leaves you speachless..it has everything,story ,action,effects all in one .

1  Thank marijana m
Reviewed 2 May 2016

A nice way to see a tradition dance and history told by dance I have watched it several ways and it is really nice 2 hour program

Thank makilazarevic
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blottsy
3 August 2017|
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Response from zam72 | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are available in many travel agencies in the town, too. You'll spot them easily when walking around the Korcula town.
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Eric G
31 March 2015|
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Response from Barbs G | Reviewed this property |
I cannot exactly remember but I am sure we had an early dinner and then got a taxi - so I would say it was probably 7.30 ish. It was fantatistic
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