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International Street Festival Cest is d’Best Opens in Zagreb this Week

Cest is d’Best starting this week in Zagreb (photo: Cest is d’Best)

The 21st edition of the oldest international street festival in Croatia – Cest is d’Best – will be held this year in Zagreb from 31 May – 4 June 2017.

The festival, which was first held in 1997, will see around 500 street entertainers from around the globe, including clowns, trumpet players, musicians, dancers, jugglers, and acrobats, will entertain locals and tourists daily, bringing over 700 hours of laughter at a number of locations around the city centre.

Cest is d’Best turns 21 (photo: cestisdbest.com)

Stages will be located on the main Ban Jelačić trg, as well as in Cvjetni, Zrinjevac, Strossmayerovo šetalište, Bogovićeva,Tkalčićeva and Europski trg, where for the first time ‘d Best Street Food’ will be on offer.

As well as performances, there will be concerts, art workshops and lots of activities for the kids.

One of the highlights this year will again be the annual Street Cleaners Race, where city centre rubbish collectors are put through their paces in a test of their speed and expertise in a race around Zagreb’s main square.

(photo: Cest is d’Best)

Cest is d’ Best is an international multimedia street festival, which aims to preserve Zagreb’s identity, livens city streets and squares, bringing them back charm and optimism. Its aim also is to bring closer all generations of citizens through various cultural preferences.

For more information check out the official website: www.cestisdbest.com

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