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Sinj Alka, a UNESCO tradition turning 300 in Dalmatia, Croatia Special

Sinj - One of Croatia's most important cultural events turns 300 this year. An interview with Sinj Tourist Board director Jelena Bilic.

Sinj Alka knights parade in Zagreb ahead of 300-year anniversary

Zagreb - As one of Croatia's most important cultural events approaches its 300-year anniversary, the Alka knights of Sinj parade on the main square of the capital Zagreb.

Denis Gugic wins 299th Alka knight tournament in Sinj, Croatia

Sinj - One of Croatia's oldest and proudest events, the Sinj Alka knights' tournament, is won in front of the president by Denis Gugic.

Croatia past, present, future: Josipovic, Gotovina at Sinj Alka

Sinj - Some of Croatia's leading public figures congregate in the historic town of Sinj for the first Alka tournament since joining the EU.
 

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The dignitaries and alkari lined up for a photo shoot with the waiting media.
The dignitaries and alkari lined up for a photo shoot with the waiting media.
The crowd parted and there he was - Croatia s most popular man  General Ante Gotovina.
The crowd parted and there he was - Croatia's most popular man, General Ante Gotovina.
A rather ununsual musical instrument at the rural fair - made of stone. Note the alka on the top.
A rather ununsual musical instrument at the rural fair - made of stone. Note the alka on the top.
Alka knights parade through the main square of Sinj.
Alka knights parade through the main square of Sinj.
Dario Bajurin
President Josipovic looks on as the press focuses on General Ante Gotovina.
President Josipovic looks on as the press focuses on General Ante Gotovina.
The famous Alka rings
The famous Alka rings
Klapa Sinj performed for the dignitaries.
Klapa Sinj performed for the dignitaries.
General Ante Gotovina receives an award at Alka 2013 in Sinj.
General Ante Gotovina receives an award at Alka 2013 in Sinj.
New info boards are the latest addition to Sinj s rapidly improving tourism presentation.
New info boards are the latest addition to Sinj's rapidly improving tourism presentation.
Sinj Tourist Board
The first procession to mark the start of Coja 2013
The first procession to mark the start of Coja 2013
Sinj is an adventure paradise  and the region of inland Dalmatia is becoming more popular as an outd...
Sinj is an adventure paradise, and the region of inland Dalmatia is becoming more popular as an outdoor activity destination.
ilija Veselica
The Sinj Alka turns 300 this year  one of the most important cultural events in Croatia.
The Sinj Alka turns 300 this year, one of the most important cultural events in Croatia.
Branko Covic
An impressive parade of the event participants preceded the competition.
An impressive parade of the event participants preceded the competition.
There was plenty of accompanying music with this excellent brass band
There was plenty of accompanying music with this excellent brass band
The crowd parted and there he was - Croatia s most popular man  General Ante Gotovina.
The crowd parted and there he was - Croatia's most popular man, General Ante Gotovina.
Energetic Sinj Tourist Board director Jelena Bilic  whose achievements in promoting Sinj have been c...
Energetic Sinj Tourist Board director Jelena Bilic, whose achievements in promoting Sinj have been considerable.
Sinj Tourist Board
Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic made the trip down from the capital.
Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic made the trip down from the capital.
The alkari presented themselves to the crowd before the Coja began
The alkari presented themselves to the crowd before the Coja began
Bara and Coja are a little more relaxed than the main Alka event  with kid allowed on the horses bac...
Bara and Coja are a little more relaxed than the main Alka event, with kid allowed on the horses back stage

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