Ogulin Fairy Tale Festival 2020 review

In Ogulin this year, as an exceptional year celebrating the town’s 520th anniversary of its founding, the Ogulin Fairy Tale Festival and the Igra Kolo review of original folklore of Karlovac County were both held on the same weekend. The […]

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The Ogulin Fairy Tale Festival and Igra Kolo 2020

The Ogulin Fairy Tale Festival and Igra Kolo upon the 520th founding of the town of Ogulin The town Ogulin celebrates its own special day on 14th September – the Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. On the […]

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Ema Božičević – The Witch

Ema Božičević was born in Ogulin on 18th February 1879 and she died in Zagreb on 1st December 1942. Her maiden name was Krajnović, in 1903 she married a mathematics professor named Juraj Božičević, who also came from the surroundings […]

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The tale The Witch on Klek

As part of the Summer in Ogulin programme, the Tourist Board of the Town of Ogulin treated mountaineers and visitors on Klek mountain to the narration of a fairy tale. For this occasion, I chose the fairy tale Vještica (The […]

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Emerald corner of the Ogulin region

Šmit’s or the Green Lake is located in the village of Ivanac on the slopes of Velika Kapela in Ogulinsko Zagorje. In this mountainous part of Croatia, which is characterised by karst, there is a lot of groundwater and many […]

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Reygoch – the most loved giant

Reygoch – the extremely strong and friendly giant Just as Regoč (Reygoch) is the my favourite giant amongst the famous giants, so is Legen Grad (the chilly Frosten City) where the writer Ivana Brlić Mažuranić situated the giant Reygoch in […]

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Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić – Tales of Long Ago

How did Ivana’s Tales of Long Ago come to be? Sparks from the hearth of an old Slavic home Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić was born in Ogulin on 18th April 1874. She died in Zagreb on 21st September 1938. Much has been […]

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Down the Green Road on two wheels

Down the Green Road on two wheels Bikers and bloggers from Italy – Nadia Giammarco and Amedeo, on their beloved two-wheeled steeds, enjoyed the trip from Plitvice Lakes to Ogulin in one day. The whole day began with a tour […]

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