Welcome to the pages of impressions & memories of

Melodije Istre i Kvarnera


Festival s dušom - A Festival with Soul



MIK 2007


News & Small Talk

Gračće - New Host

Memorable Moments

MIK 2006 Finale

MIK 2008

MIK 2009

MIK 2010

Life after MIK

Performers (gallery)

MIK 2007 Finale (slide show)

MIK logo



official site



Vesna Nežić Ružić

Gina Picinic

Tamara Obrovac

Maja Blagdan

Elio Pisak



Vesna Nežić Ružić

Karin Kuljanić

Galiano Pahor (1955-2008)




MIK 2007 Performers



Đani Maršan

MIK veteran from Zadar. Rarely misses this festival

Marko Tolja

Young rising star as singer and songwriter

Duško Jeličić

A very nice guy who likes to sing, write songs and fish at Opatija's "mulić"

Gina Picinic (Hoboken, NJ, originally from Susak/Sansego)

First place with "Barka lipog imena"

Božidarka Matija Čerina

First time at MIK. Another new star is born!

Joso Butorac

MIK veteran from Novi Vinodolski. Last year 1/3 of the first placed Three Tenors

Irena Kuhar

Second time at MIK after debut in 2004. Photo speaks for itself!

Maja Blagdan

From Split, First time on MIK in 2006. Already mastered pronanciation of soft "ć"!

En Face

Rock group from Rijeka... Sang a non-rock song about town saint Sv. Vid

Predrag Ljuna i Tudor

Told true story po labinjonski about Enco Englez z Prtloga.

Karin Kuljanić

"Rijeka's diva" with unbroken sentimental ties to her Cres roots.

Vivian Galetta

Award for interpretation last year, and another beautiful balade this time around: Moj otac


First time on MIK, but one of its members has been playing in MIK orchestra

Jozefina & Trio Rio (Rijeka)

Well placed song...after missing MIK 2006 because of conflict with their tour abroad.

Mirjana Bobuš

Singer, music and text writer from Kraljevica. Tireless fighter for preservation of our music and dialect.

Alan Vitasović

Another regular on MIK, but takes Istrian songs to the rest of the country


Third year at MIK. Started at the age 15 and already performed abroad

Mario Lipovšek (Battifiaca)

Singer, song writer, comedian, TV personality...all in one Battifiaca!

Robertino Grbac

Debut on MIK in 2006, back with own song and original rythm in 2007

Damir Kedžo

Best debitant award winner in 2006, won best interpretation award in 2007

Vesna Nežić Ružić

Award for 30 years of singng. She considers her debut at MIK 1977 as the beginning of her singing career

Voljen Grbac

MIK veteran, otherwise tenor at Rijeka Theater

Klapa Baklje (Rijeka)

Klapa Reful (Hreljin)

Prateći vokali (Rijeka)

Background singers at all MIK concerts

Klapa Tić (Tribalj)