The largest festival of kulen in Croatia from May 25 to 28 2017 in the heart of Baranja in Jagodnjaku. More accurately taken place on the grounds of Primary Jagodnjak starting at 3 pm. Organised by the Municipalities of Jagodnjak which consists of a four-day program.
Visitors can enjoy a multitude of different kulen that is local, domestic and handmade. The organiser has also put together as part of the program some great entertainment and cultural programs. After the opening ceremonies kulen, follows the parade of entertaining folklore groups, horses and horse drawn carriages’ on the streets of Jagodnjak.
The event each year attracts a growing number of visitors and also competitors. Last year 125 submitted their own kulen samples. Whereby the samples were then judged and evaluated on the following: taste, quality, smell, colour, texture and other measures of consistency.
At the Kulen Festival, you will be able to consume other homemade products for which Baranja is famous for: cheese, minced paprika, honey, cured meats goods and more. The beverages and drinks will be exclusive to this region at the festival inviting small local wineries, breweries, and producers of all natural juices. The festival encourages visitors to enjoy and learn about locally made products.
The goal of the Kulen festival is to help promote and present kulen as the source of authentic Slavonia-Baranja products of this traditional gastro speciality.
From this year forward all activities with Kulen you can follow through the official facebook pages, which carries the name “Kulinijada “ (kulen)
The official Page Jagodnjaku Kulinijada
The official page Kulinijada
Program: Days of Kulen –Jagodnjak 2017
THURSDAY MAY 25
15:00 Opening ceremonies and announcement of the winner
15:30 Tasting of the kulen
17:00 Parade of Horses and Horse drawn Carriages (The streets of the village to the school Playground)
18:00 Sights and Sounds of Folk Music until Midnight
FRIDAY MAY 26
15:00 Art Colony (Likovna kolonija)
20:00 Regional folklore
SATURDAY MAY 27
10:00 School Orientation
21:00 Concert “Divljih Jagoda” (School park)
SUNDAY MAY 28
14:00 Competition in Baking (Bolman – Mali Pariz)
17:00 Winner Announcement
18:00 Roma and folk music until midnight
Source of Article Baranja.24.info.hr