The month of August maybe the busiest months of festivals and cultural events before the school season starts up again. Osijek and Baranja surrounding area has been host to more festivals, cultural events and sports activities this year. The Municipalities and Tourism board has seen a positive which has been incredible. It can be noticed with growing number of Tourists arriving in by buses these past summer months. This month NK Osijek will be facing some more historic moment in its soccer club history.
International land Festival Slama
The 12th International land festival Slama taking place this week in Bilje. Artist will start working on the land sculptures making this incredible site. With the weather holiding up for the week not being to hot should help a bit. With 20 Artist starting on their word today and by the end of the week should be completed with the artist putting the final touches on it. The art work is one of a kind made with Straw for many locals and visitors to see. Taken place August 12-13 with this year theme being “The Zodiac.”
Tarda Festival will be the following weekend running August 18-20th for three days. The performance will engage the audience telling tales of long ago from pages of the history of this region. With costumes of the time period during the era of Sultan Sulejam. The event takes place Esterhazy Castle located in Darda just 10 minutes outside Osijek.
NK Osijek vs FK Austria Wein.
Soccer with one of the biggest days coming up on August NK Osijek VS. FK Austria Wein as tournament dates on August 17, 2017, in Osijek. The returning date will be in Vienna on August 24, 2017. This month already they defeated the Netherlands PSV team eliminated in the third qualifying round. Osijek moves on in the Europa Cup. Every new challenge strengthens this soccer club with the world watching them. The fans are prepared and waiting to watch their team.
Osječke ljetne noći (Osijek Summer Nights)
August ends with a band with the last instalment of Summer Nights happening on the last Friday of the month. Mark the date August 25, 2017, on the calendar with “Osijek Summer Nights” (“Osječke ljetne noći”) as it is a date to remember. There is many different events to choose from starting in the evening and running till Mid-night. The music ranges from Jazz, pop, rock, classical and folk. One just has to mention “Osječke ljetne noći” (Osijek Summer Nights) with its huge success this summer in the number of people taken part in downtown Osijek. This might be the biggest “Summer Nights Festival” in Osijek.