Drina Regatta

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Drina Regatta is a central tourist and recreational event, held on the Drina River[1][2] since 1994. It is organised by S.T.C. "Bajina Basta" and the Municipality of Bajina Basta in honour of the Drina rafters. Regatta is the most visited event in Western Serbia and central summer event on the water in the region.

Day one features a swimming competition and fish soup competition near the small river of Vrelo in Perucac. The following day includes ‘Competition Regatta’, from Perućac to Bajina Bašta and dives from the Drina bridge which connects Bajina Bašta and Skelani in the Republic of Srpska.

The third day is reserved for a major event and fun - recreational downhill, which involved hundreds of vessels and crew, with the trumpet, floating bar, music raft, barbecue and other specialties of the local.

At the plateau of the confluence of the Rača into the Drina, there is a music event held named ‘Most-fest’ (Bridge-Fest),[3] and at the city square – Health and Recreation Fair.[4]

This three day regatta accompanied by concerts and other events, attracts over 100,000 visitors from within the country and abroad.


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