Postira, Brac Launches World’s First Olive Picking Championship

A new addition to the Central Dalmatia tourism calendar for 2017, celebrating one of the region’s most important traditions – olive picking.

Olive oil from the region is highly prized and of excellent quality. It is also one of the main ingredients in the famous Mediterranean Diet, which was inscribed as UNESCO intangible heritage in 2013 (for the islands of Hvar and Brac).

A wonderful initiative from Postira on Brac will see the world’s first olive picking championship from October 19-22, 2017, where pickers from around the world are invited to descend on the olive-rich Dalmatian island, bringing their knowledge, traditions and olive oil producing techniques to share with other contestants.

It promises to be a few days of healthy living, new friendships and information exchange. Check out the video below, and for more information, contact the organisers on [email protected]

To learn more about the destination of Postira, click here.

THE 1st WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN OLIVE PICKING 2017 – POSTIRA – ISLAND BRAČ from Hani Salama on Vimeo.