The Manifestations in Derventa

 

MANIFESTATIONS IN DERVENTA

Month

Name of manifestation

Organizer

I

Orthodox New Year

SPKD “Prosvjeta“

I

St. Sava Academy

SPKD “Prosvjeta“ and SOZ “Derventa“

I

The Sportsman of the year Selection

JP “Derventski list i radio Derventa“

III

To you my shiny star

NGO “IMIC Zajedno“

III

Posavina spring

KUDM “Bosiljak“

IV

The Liberation Day – 19th April

SUBNOR “Derventa“

IV

Annual folklore concert

SKUD “Derventa“

IV

Creative Flea Market

NGO “Šarlo“

IV

Cycling race Banja Luka - Belgrade

Cycling Club “Banja Luka“

V

Victory over Fascism Day – 9th May

SUBNOR “Derventa“

V

Night of Museums

National Library “Branko Radicevic“

V

Humor and Children Creativity Festival “Children's smile“

Primary School “19. April“ -Children's smile Club

V

Children Concert

“Vrapčici“  Choir from Banja Luka

V

Worker's games

PI “Sports and Cultural Center“

V

Tennis Tournament "Derventa Open"

Tennis Club “Novak“

VI

Baby Conference

OC “Derbent“

VI

Beach Volleyball Tournament "Derventa Open"

Volleyball Club “Derventa“

VI

Memorial Tournament “Bojan Kojić“

Bowling Club “Derventa“

VI

Derventa's Heart

NGO “IMIC Zajedno“

VII

Soldiers' Day and Derventa Liberation Day – 4th  July

SUBNOR “Derventa“ and Derventa Municipality

VII

Cycling to Monasteries of the Ukrina Valley

PI “TOODM“

VII

Rebellion Day – 27th July

SUBNOR “Derventa“ and Derventa Municipality

VII

Duck beach fest

NGO “Šarlo“

VII

International Art Colony “Patkovaca“

NGO “ULIKS“

VIII

International Poets Meetings “Prljaca”

SKK “Vihor“

VIII

Act Fest

OC “Derbent“

VIII

Republic Livestock Exhibition

“Mikroprom“ LLC

VIII

Street ball Derventa

Basketball Club “Derventa“

VIII

Economy and Tourism Fair

PI “Sports and Cultural Center “ and PI “TOODM“

VIII

Patron Saint Day of Derventa Municipality

Derventa Municipality

VIII

Derventa's Fair

Derventa Municipality and “Komunalac“ SC

VIII

Sarlo's Fair

NGO “Šarlo“

VIII

Fisijada (Fish pot preparation)

SRD “Ukrina“

VIII

Somijada (Catfish pot preparation)

SRD “Ukrina“

VIII

Clay Pigeons Shooting

Hunting Association “Motajica“

VIII

Sitting Volleyball Tournament

OKI “Derventa“

VIII

Games without limit and Diving

Sports Academy “Olimp“

IX

International Peace Day

NGO “REMI mreža“ Derventa

IX

Derventa Municipality Liberation Day

Soldiers Organization Derventa

X

International folk fest “Bosiljkovanje“

KUDM “Bosiljak“

X

Spiritual Music Evening

NGO “IMIC Zajedno“

XII

Futsal Tournament “Derventa futsal“

PI “Sports and Cultural Center“

XII

Traditional Music Evening

PI “Sports and Cultural Center“

I-XII

Villages football tournaments

Local communities and civil groups

I- XII

Church and National Assemblies

Serbian Orthodox Church

I-XII

Theatre performances (every two months)

PI “Cultural Center“

I-XII

Fighting Sports Tournaments

Karate club, Taekwondo club, Kick-box club…

In Derventa municipality, every year around 50 significant manifestations are held, while the most significant one is Derventa Fair since it has, not only the longest tradition, but also the biggest number of visitors. The most significant economy manifestations are: Economy and Tourism Fair and Republic Livestock Exhibition; the most significant cultural manifestations are: Bosiljkovanje, Poets Meetings “Prljača”, Art Colony “Patkovača”, Children’s Smile, Creative Flea Market; while the sports manifestations are: Derventa Futsal, Beach Volleyball, “Cycling to Monasteries of the Ukrina Valley” and Streetball Derventa.

           SPKD “Prosvjeta“ organizes in Derveta the Orthodox New Year's Eve Celebration with mulled wine and traditional music, when a few thousands of people gather on the town's square.

          SPKD “Prosvjeta“ also organizes “Saint Sava Academy“, which is mostly attended by educational employees of Derventa schools and their guests.

            Among significant folklore manifestations Posavina Spring organized by KUDUM “BOSILJAK“, The Annual Concert of CKUD “Derventa“ and Traditional music evening can be emphasized.

            During the entire year the citizens of Derventa have the opportunity                                to see numerous movies and theatre plays, as well as to attend book promotions, poet evenings and other cultural events. The subject events are usually organized by the Cultural Center and Public Library “Branko Radičević“.

The manifestations dedicated to children include Baby Conference and The Children concert of “Vrapčići” choir from Banja Luka, which are attended by numerous children and their parents. 

The Act Fest manifestation is organized by Youth Center “Derbent” and it is dedicated to the young creative people.

The Night of the Museums, organized by the Public Library “Branko Radičević” is also a quite visited manifestation, while the visitors have an opportunity to see the museum collection, as well as the antique items of Derventa collectors.

Significant sport events are also the competitions in diving and Games without limits, which are organized during the summer by SRC “Olimp” from Derventa, as well as the indoor soccer, fighting sports, tennis, sitting volleyball, clay pigeon shooting and bowling tournaments.

Fišijada and Somijada (Fish pot and Catfish pot preparation) are organized by Sports and Fishing Society “Ukrina”. When it comes to Somijada (Catfish pot preparation), during three day long fishing, the fisherman compete in catching the largest amount of catfish. Fišijada (the Fish pot preparation) is organized on the third day of Somijada, while the competitors compete in preparing fish stew. The gathering of the participants, Derventa fishermen as well as their friends and guests is organized upon the closing of the manifestation.

The cyclists riding the international race at the route Belgrade-Banja Luka, pass through Derventa, and the event is observed by spectators and Derventa volunteers.

Annually the citizens choose the most successful sportsman of Derventa, and the manifestation is organized by Public Institution “Derventski List i Radio Derventa“.

Manifestations promoting cohabitation of the citizens of Derventa, through religious and cultural diversities, are: To you, the shiny star, The Hearth of Derventa and Night of the spiritual music organized by “IMIC Zajedno“ as well as the International Peace Day organized by  Citizens Association “REMI Mreža“.

The Citzens of Derventa Municipality cherish the memories of antifascist battle of their ancestors, and during the year they mark significant dates: 19th of April- Derventa Liberation Day, 9th of May- The Day of the Victory over Fascism, 4th of July - The Soliders' Day, and 27th of July- The Day of the Rebellion of B&H people. On these dates, people lay wreaths on the monuments in the honor of the national liberation struggle, and receptions for the soldiers and their descendants are organized. Annotation of the significant dates is organized by SUBNOR Derventa.  

During the year, huge number of the events is dedicated to the Patriotic war of defense which lasted from 1992 to 1995. The most significant events are 4th of July –Derventa Liberation Day and 29th of September- Derventa Municipality Liberation Day, while the majority of the events are organized by the Soldiers’ Association Derventa.