Croatia meets Turkey in music class

An interesting coincidence happened during the Kabatas Erkek Lisesi tour: the Croatian students heard the melody of a traditional song Ederlezi, which is also sung in Croatia with a different name (“Đurđevdan”) and different lyrics, and sang it to their new friends in music class while their teacher was playing a Turkish traditional instrument bağlama. Here you can hear that moment:

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A day spent in Asia

The second day was full of new adventures, but this time in Asia. It was a long day, but definitely worth it. We crossed one of the biggest suspension bridges in the world – the Osman Gazi bridge, the town of Bursa, the first capital of the Otoman empire and we went to a village Cumalıkızık that is under UNESCO […]

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First day in Istanbul

Before their first obligations, members of ERASMUS+ “European traditional tales on stage” project have met their host families and they saw what life in Istanbul looks like. The first day was very special and different from everyday Istanbul hustle and bustle, not just for Croatian girls but also for the Turkey students, because they went to the Princess Islands to […]

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Experience in Croatia

Recently, five of us, the participants of the project called Erasmus + have travelled to Croatia, and if I had to describe this experience with a word, it would be, wonderful. We have visited several places during this trip and I can say that Croatia is awesome; a country with leafy nature reserves, full of waterfalls and with one of […]

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Croatia chooses Stribor’s forest

Croatian Tales of Long Ago (Croatian: Priče iz davnine), is a short story collection written by the acclaimed children’s author Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, originally published in 1916 in Zagreb by the Matica hrvatska publishing house. The collection is considered her masterpiece and it features a series of newly written fairy tales heavily inspired by motifs taken from ancient Slavic mythology of […]

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