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History

Rovinj is an open air museum whose life began on the former island of Mons Albanus. The first archaeological traces of life date back to the Bronze Age, and the old town began to develop in the 3rd century. In the early 18th century the city expanded beyond the city walls, the channel between the […]

Rovinj is an open air museum whose life began on the former island of Mons Albanus. The first archaeological traces of life date back to the Bronze Age, and the old town began to develop in the 3rd century. In the early 18th century the city expanded beyond the city walls, the channel between the island and the mainland was filled in 1763. creating the today’s peninsula. The musical tradition of Rovinj is represented by the bitinada-original form of popular Rovinj folk song. The bitinada, according to tradition, arose among Rovinj fishermen who remained for hours in their batana’s to fish and to repair the nets. Having their hands always busy from work and can not play any instrument to follow the singing, they imitated the sounds of musical instruments with their voices.