Firelock society “Glasna kubura” Kamenica

    Glasna kubura

The society was founded in 2006 by twenty enthusiasts and tradition lovers from Crkovec, Kamenica, Žarovnica, Višnjica, Bedenec, Jerovec, Lepoglava and Ivanec. It is the first such society in Varaždin county.

The society has around 40 members. Its aim is to renew and preserve the old custom of firing from firelock guns at Easter celebrations and at celebrations of important religious holidays, events, significant dates, anniversaries and other happenings in Lepoglava,Varaždin county  and around Croatia. The society achieves its goals by nurturing old traditions and customs, organizing different manifestations  and  encouraging its  members and other citizens to actively participate in social events.  All members of  the society are trained to handle firelock guns and  are familiar with the ways of storaging firelocks and explosive materials. Firelock gunmen perform in traditional costumes of Kamenica region and the society owns one firelock mortar and a gun, which attracts special attention wherever they go.

Information:
Slavko Štefičar
Mob.: +385 (0)98 388 518
E-mail: slavko.steficar@gmail.com

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