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Povljana in a song
The klapa-choir festival "Povljana u pismi" (Povljana in a song) is a traditional eventthat has been held at the beginning of July every year since 2002, in lovely surroundings in front of the Church of St. Juraj This festival has surpassed its local importance and acquired attributes of the most significant event of Dalmatian klapa-singing in the Zadar county. Beside klapa-choirs from the island of Pag the festival also brings together all the best Croatian klapa-choirs. Needless to say, this Dalmatian musical tradition attracts great interest from tourists and home audience alike.predstavlja značajan doprinos turističkoj Therefore, the festival “Povljana u pismi” represents a significant contribution to the tourist offer of Povljana and Zadar county. Until now, every festival has been accompanied by a CD recording. Mister Boris Rumora is the main creator of the event who also manages the preparations and takes care of the realization.A media sponsor that has been with us from the beginning is Radio Zadar. Beside a number of articles in Zadarski list, the following TV channels have covered the festival program so far: HRT, RTL, VOX. Owing to numerous sponsors, along with the Povljana municipality and the co-sponsorship by the Tourist board, the tourists and the home audience are able to enjoy the beauty of Dalmatian klapa-singing, and the festival “Povljana u pismi” has, traditionally, always been the best introduction to summer of culture and fun in Povljana.