A Summer Season of Entertainment in the Heart of the Adriatic
Summer Events by Porto MontenegroPorto Montenegro offers an exciting calendar of year-round activities and summer 2022 is no exception! With a vibrant series of events, concerts and festivals planned for locals, crew club, residents and international tourists, the summer social calendar has something for all the family. A dynamic programme of concerts, wine tastings and foodie weekends, a fashion show, sporting competitions and outdoor challenges – make Porto Montenegro this summer’s Mediterranean hotspot.
The marina village and Yacht Club are the heart of Porto Montenegro’s buzzing social scene and play host to the majority of summer events, as residents and guests, old and new come together to enjoy the idyllic Boka Bay location. As the world’s first platinum-status marina, Porto Montenegro strives to continually exceed the needs of guests, captains, and crew –making it the perfect cruising base for the season and the most exciting hotspot in the Adriatic.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2022 PROGRAMME
Montenegro’s international community comes together for the Made In New York Jazz Festival. Both the 6th edition (postponed from September 2021) and the 7th edition of this international music festival will take place on the Synchro Stage, presenting a line-up of legendary global, US and European jazz artists. Marking jazz appreciation month throughout June, and organised in collaboration with Rabbit Records, the festival brings the flair of Manhattan to the marina village.
Made In New York Jazz Festival Vol. 6 & 7 – 17th and 24th June
Superyacht Summer Games – 26th June
Superyacht crews and industry professionals are invited to take part in the exciting and fast-paced event held within the grounds of Porto Montenegro. Teams compete in a decathlon and sailing regatta, challenging their agility, hand-eye coordination, teamwork, and sportsmanship through a fun-filled course on land, followed by a regatta in J70s. A BBQ and award ceremony is the perfect end to the day, and a chance for teams to celebrate their successes.
Marks of Protection Art Experience – from 18th June - 2nd July
'Marks of Protection' is a visual and historical exploration of Slavic tattooing as both striking symbolism and a surprisingly effective method to combat human trafficking by historic invaders. In this remarkable exhibition at the Naval Heritage Museum, guests can discover this ancient Balkan tradition through an array of NFTs, fine art and photography.
SuperWine 9.0 – 2nd July
The SuperWine festival is the most exciting wine tasting event in Southeast Europe. Guests enjoy tastings from some of the most respected and carefully selected regional and European wineries at a summer pool party at the Yacht Club. The festival is completed by DJ performances and culinary zones, making it a night to remember.
Dino Merlin Concert – 16th July
Open-air concert of the Balkan superstar Dino Merlin, featuring Dino’s 10-piece band, dance crew and creative team on the amazing Synchro Stage.
Concert: Berlin Visiting – 20th July
One of the cultural highlights of the summer, this classical music concert brings leading musicians of the Berlin Philharmonic, one of the world’s most celebrated cultural institutions, to the Synchro Stage, in partnership with KotorArt International Festival.
Featuring violinist Daishin Kashimoto, concert-master of the orchestra, principal clarinettist Andreas Otensammer and guest pianist José Gallardo, the concert brings artistic excellence, virtuosity and unique sound of this great orchestra to Porto Montenegro for one extraordinary night only.
International Fashion Festival – 22nd -23rd July
The stylish annual gathering on the Synchro Stage brings together some of the world’s most prestigious designers in a magnificent waterfront setting, where the dress code is Italy meets Riviera Chic. Back for a fourth consecutive year, the International Fashion Festival will be bigger and better than ever with an even longer catwalk and accompanying programme of VIP cocktail events and exclusive after-parties. The Fashion Festival is renowned for showcasing luxury pieces from designers loved by international fashion icons, celebrities and royalty, for their intricate designs and fine detail.
Polo in the Port – 11th – 14th August
The highly-anticipated sporting event of the summer season, Polo in the Port will be coming to the marina village for the second time, with two days of polo matches, drinks receptions and what promises to be an unforgettable closing party. The matches take place on an impressive pop-up polo field, featuring players from around the world. Guests can enjoy two games per day under the Mediterranean sun, complemented by the finest refreshments.
Gastro Weekend – 19th – 21st August
This weekend festival offers dishes from around the world as well as delicious regional cuisine, served up by talented chefs in a stunning summer garden. Family and friends can enjoy al fresco dining, with DJs until the sun goes down and a night of dancing under the stars.
ACREW Awards – 14th -16th October
For the first time, Porto Montenegro will host the ACREW Awards which celebrate the dedication and talent of Superyacht Crew. More than 500 Captains, Crew and Industry Professionals will meet at the world-renowned marina Porto Montenegro for a weekend of celebrations. The theme for the 5th edition of the ACrew Awards will be A Knight to Remember, with the official ceremony held in the Auditorium and the after-party at Latitude42. This theme will emphasise the excellence and glamour of the event through the ‘royal’ dress code.
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