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3rd International Pršut Festival in Drniš

Pršut festival this weekend (photo credit: International Pršut Festival)

Pršut festival this weekend (photo credit: International Pršut Festival)

The 3rd International Pršut Festival is being held on Friday and Saturday – 2nd & 3rd of September 2016 – in the inland Dalmatian town of Drniš, a place renowned for its pršut…

More than 50 pršut (dried-smoked cured ham) producers will exhibit their ‘work’ over the 2-day festival in Drniš. Besides the chance to indulge in an array of quality pršut, visitors to the festival will be able to enjoy also some fine cheeses, honey, wine and other local delicacies.

Traditional culture and sports programmes, as well as concerts from well-known musicians, are also part of the manifesto which is now in its 3rd year.

The traditional pršut production process lasts 18 months, and includes salting, pressing, drying, and smoking. All this requires love with a lot of effort and work to eventually create a quality with gets the seal of approval.

(photo credit: Drniski prsut/Facebook)

(photo credit: Drniski prsut/Facebook)

Drniš pršut is one of the handful of Croatian food products which has EU geographical protection status. Drniš is located in inland Dalmatia halfway between Šibenik and Knin. More info about the festival here.

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