Moštra

Moštra

In Žrnovo place next to St. Rocco's church in Postrana the single-sword dances Moštra is performend on August 15 on feast day of Assumption of Mary, a day before St. Rocco-patron saint of Postrana. The captain leads his soldiers (moštrants) into synchronized and highly coordinated formations where each soldier holds the tip of his neighbour's sword to form a single linked group. The linked and unlinked sword techniques of the dance are accompanied to the rhythm of a bagpipe and drum.

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