„Posuško lito 2018 (Summer in Posušje) with never richer content
Today, a press conference was held in Posušje Municipality, on the occasion of the recent start of the cultural and sport manifestation “Posuško lito 2018”.
The program was presented by members of the working group of “Posuško lito”, Mayor Branko Bago, Ivanka Arapović Galić, Marija Polić, Ante Begić, and Stipe Bešlić. This year’s edition featuring enviable 36 events begins with Defender Day on May 30th.
As Mayor Bago emphasized, in this way we symbolically express gratitude to the defenders, because without them there would not be, among other things, “Posuško lito”. Speaking of the event attendance, the Mayor said that over 60,000 visitors visited the event last year and expressed hope that this year the number of visitors, considering everything that has been prepared, will be even higher. “The image of Posušje, as a small place, has been refined with all these events. Large part of the event organization is based on pure enthusiasm and volunteerism, which we proudly point out and thank all the participants, ” said Bago.
Ante Begić has estimated that Posušje, as a result of the rich cultural, sports and entertainment program within “Posuško Lito”, is becoming the center of events in Herzegovina. Furthermore, speaking of the content of the program, he presented several major projects; 5th Festival of Klapa music, the concert of the rock band Divlje Jagode, concert of local bands Posušje live, and most visited sports event – Football tournament of local communities, villages, and city districts. Talking about the Festival of Klapa music, he presented that the event will be held for three nights, due to the great interest of the candidates. Also this year, radio transmission is enabled. Stipe Bešlić spoke about the significance of the Festival of Klapa music, pointing out that this project aims to promote Klapa songs and connect the Croatian people and others through indigenous musical expression. The ceremony is held on 3rd, 4th and 5th August, with the performance of Klapa Kontra and Vinčace. And this year the sponsor of the festival is Dr. Dragan Čović, and the co-sponsor, Mrs. Kolinda Grabar Kitarović.
In the end, Ivanka Arapović Galić and Marija Polić spoke. Galić presented the Games without borders which will be held this year at the end of July, bringing together more than 600 contestants and many more audience. She pointed out that the games do not know the territorial boundaries and the entries are coming outside of the borders of BiH. Polić talked about this year’s music story for the youngest, held at the beginning of June, named Red Riding Hood in the music forest.
All admirers of cultural and sporting events, on behalf of the organizers, Posušje Municipality, we invite to be our dear guests during the summer, noting that the entrance to all events is free.
More details about the program of “Posuško lito” can be found in promotional flyers.