Hvar celebrates the feast of its co-patron St. Prosper, which has been celebrated since 1671 when the saint’s relics were brought from Rome, and a fair is traditionally held in the main city square.

Here is part of the program:

Sunday, May 5

“PAŠURATE – sweet  – Klaudija Gamulin

Presentation of the book in cooperation with the Town Library and Reading Room Hvar

Loggia, 8 p.m

Tuesday, May 7

„Are you a seasonal worker? Meet Hvar, love Hvar!”,  free city tour in English, at 5PM, in front of Arsenal

“LIPA FORSKA RIC” – event of elementary school, Theater 5 p.m

“EDIBLE HERBS OF THE ISLAND OF HVAR” – lecture by Marija Jug Dujaković

Loggia, 7:30 p.m

Wednesday, May 8
„Are you a seasonal worker? Meet Hvar, love Hvar!”,  free city tour in English, at 10 am, in front of Arsenal

Thursday, May 9

solemn first vespers and holy mass in the chapel of St. Prosper –

St. Stephen’s Cathedral, 7 p.m


by prof. Marija Vukelic

Loggia, 8 p.m

Friday, May 10th – Saint Prošper

“Fjera” – Pjaca (St. Stephen’s Square) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m./Fair day

Festive St. mass and procession – Cathedral at 6:30 p.m

“Night of fortresses” 4 – 9 pm, Fortica / Fortress

Saturday, May 11

“Fjera” – Pjaca (St. Stephen’s Square) from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. / Fair day

Performance of PSM Hvar – in front of Lodja, 10.30 am

Performance of the folklore society “Šaltin” – in front of Lodja, 6 p.m. / folklore ensemble dance performance

20 years of the “BODULKE”

concert of female a cappella singing group “Bodulke” and guests

in front of Lodja, 7 p.m


food festival,  the anniversary of the declaration of the Mediterranean diet as a UNESCO intangible heritage

participating: Hvar High School, Hvar winemakers’ association

Arsenal at 8:30 p.m

The program is organized by: Association Forske uzonce with the support of the Tourist Board of the Town of Hvar in cooperation with the City of Hvar, Hvar 1612, the Town Library and Reading Room Hvar, the Hvar High School, the Association of Hvar Winemakers