Program Part 2

Program Part 2:

Cultural caravan / August 1 – August 6

We recommend to participate in the whole event from July 29 to August 6, because both parts are connected

Price for Part 2: 470 EUR

  • including food and program costs. Please buy the ticket here or click on the right hand side on the ticket
  • not included: travel (arriving, departing), own transfer, accommodation, breakfast. Car pooling recommended.
  • for students and social wellfare receipients, please contact us for price reduction ( or

Additional donations are very welcome to cover costs for the full program and costs for organizers and artists (see bank account at the bottom of the page)

Important: bring good walking shoes and mosquito protection (e.g. citrus or caraway aroma oil) as well as rain protection, possibly walking sticks.

Cars need “green insurance card” (“grüne Versicherungskarte”) for border crossing in Montenegro.

Sunday, August 1

  • Arrival during the day
  • Join the program of Part 1 … afternoon at Castle Statenberg / Castle Borl / cultural oasis Hrastovec

Monday, August 2

  • Early departure from Ptuj
  • Expected arrival around 12:00 noon in Domestica farm, Centre for Economic & Rural Development CERD, Krnete bb, BIH 78250 Laktasi +387 65538419, near to town Banja Luka
  • Lunch at the farm
  • Visit of archeological site Balkis
  • Visit of old monastery Livac with music by Miha Pogacnik
  • Round table with locals on subject “cultural oasis – role, development and challanges”
  • Evening: departure to Banja Luka for two nights. Hotel is booked for all participants, cash payment at arrival, ca. 20 eur per night
Tuesday, August 3
  • Program in Banja Luka
  • Morning: walk and visit to Kastel fortress
  • Afternoon: at a cultural centre, “mosaic” of seminar and presentations moderated with music by Miha Pogacnik (Violine) and Diana Baker (Piano)
  • Gala evening with local invited guests and diplomats, presentation of local folklore
Wednesday, August 4
  • Early departure to Bosnian sun pyramids in Visoko with live music in secret tunnels, walk & lunch
  • Departure to Virpazar in Montenegro (MNE) for three nights, Airbnb is reserved for all participants, cash payment at arrival, ca. 20 eur per night
  • Evening meeting at the fortress of Virpazar on lake Skadar, dinner, possibly short concert
Thursday, August 5
  • Free morning time
  • Brunch in Virpazar
  • Caravan to the ancient Saint Thomas chapel and visit at eco-house Mira
  • Afternoon and evening at the emerging cultural oasis “turtle house” in driving distance with seminars and evening gala program
Friday, August 6
  • Joint boat exploration on Lake Skadar together with Montenegrian friends
  • Visit of an old monastery on an island
  • Evening: travel to old fortress in Kula Virpazar, with live performance, 20h
Saturday, August 7
  • Surprise event until lunch time. Stay, if you can

Generally after August 6

  • Individual travels, feel free to stay for the weekend on the beaches of Montenegro

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