1st World Championship in Olive Picking
The island of Brač is set to host the 1st World Championship in Olive Picking. How amazing is that?! The event is set to take place in beautiful small village Postira, from 19 – 22 October and will feature teams of 4 pickers (2 men and 2 women).
Different country’s olive oil traditions will be represented at what is being promoted as the 1st World Championship in Olive Picking.
All equipment will be provided for the teams taking part, as well as tours of the island, dinners and other entertainment during the non-competitive part of the 4-day event.
Dive into the rich tradition of olive oil production on the island Brač, enjoy the fruits of your work and end up as a champion! This is truly a one of the kind event and we can’t wait to see it develop into a great tradition.
19.10. | THURSDAY
Arrival & welcome dinner with representation of countries participating
20.10. | FRIDAY
In the morning traditional technique picking followed by lunch in Dol ethno eco village, then modern technique picking followed by oil processing at Postira Agro – cooperative followed by dinner
21.10. | SATURDAY
In case of unfavourable weather the day before we continue picking after which we explore Postira & the ethno eco village of DOL, its tradition (hrapoćuša cake, “Good Friday procession“ trail, traditional konobas with olive oil & wine tasting) following a trip to Stone mason school in Pučišća, village Škrip & Vidova gora, the highest peak on island brac followed by some free time until the awards dinner & party Event.
22.10. | SUNDAY
Breakfast farewell & departure
If you need more convincing, just take a look at this amazing VIDEO for the championship!
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