Guca Trumpet Festival 2016

Traditional Serbian instrument trumpet and other Serbian values such as song, dance and costumes will be presented in August during Trumpet Festival in Guca. This festival is one of the best known and most recognizable trumpet events which attracts large number of tourists. Prominent orchestras from different parts of Serbia gathering in the region Dragacevo for decades and fighting for the title of “first trumpet of Guca.” Also, visitors can taste a variety of specialties like traditional Serbian brand sljivovica, svadbarski kupus, pork, lamb and many other local delicacies.

If you are a fun of trumpet and you like “Serbian lifestyle,” Guca is definitely something you should visit! This year, festival program is divided into official and unofficial. Festival will left for 5 days. First and last day will be unofficial and competitive program will be held from August 11th until 13th.

On Wednesday, August 10th, visitors will have the opportunity to watch concerts of folk singer Ceca Raznatovic and rock group Riblja Corba. Guca festival officially starts next day at noon! Throughout the day you will be able to enjoy in a variety of activities. During the night there will be concerts. Winners will be announced on August 13th and after that they will entertain the guests all night. Croatian singer Severina Vuckovic and folk music singer Miroslav Ilic will close Guca Festival on Sunday.

First Guca trumpet festival were held in October 1961 and only participants were orchestras from Dragacevo. Nowadays, this festival visiting tourists from different parts of the world who enjoy in performing a lot of bands from all over Serbia.
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