group "Šokica" from Slobodnica, Slavonski Brod, Croatia
FG "Šokica" was founding in year 1915. in village Slobodnica, near Slavonski
Brod, 6 th bigest city in Croatia, county of Brodsko-posavska. Today We have
more than 90 members. Group is working as Childrens Folk group,
Representativ group, Old singing way group"and orchestra that play old
national instruments as tamburitza. We have also school of tamburitza. There
are 25 pupiles, learning how to play those instruments. Some of them are
playing in Our shows and some of them are playing in Childrens folk groups.
For the last 5 years while
mister Stjepan Kovacevic was and are President of group, We have the most
succesfful tours, preforming on the bigest Folk shows in Croatia. In year
2002. we were in Hungary, in town Pecs. In year 2004. we were in Italy,
province Traviso, and in France, city of Gap. FG "Šokica" is a memeber of
"Druzina" ("Company"). This organisation is keeping tradition of family
costums history. We're also a memebers of IGF, International organisation of
FG "Šokica" are prefmorming songs and dances as well as coustoms of part of
Croatia where are we from. Our a'capella gruop preformin ordinary, everday
songs, working songs, as well as songs from Roman-Catolic messes.
FG "Šokica" can also preform
coregraphic dances from other parts of Croatia.