Cultural in Perast

Gadjanje Kokota

Possibly even more distasteful than it sounds (Gadjanje Kokota translates as 'Shooting a Cock'), this tradition commemorates a 1654 victory by the people of Perast over the Turks. A competition is held to shoot a ro…
Cultural in Perast


In this traditional annual event, male descendents of Perast’s leading families row a convoy of decorated and roped-together boats to deposit stones on Gospa od Škrpjela island. It’s now accompanied by a two-day yac…
Music in Perast

International Klapa Festival

Two days of traditional polyphonic a cappella singing.