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St Dominic's Fair 2018

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Amazingly, this will be already the 758th time the St Dominic's Fair spreads around the Main Town of Gdansk. Stands selling artworks, crafts, jewellery, antiques, as well as clothes, household items, handmade toys and local food products, occupy several streets and squares. During those three weeks there are also many cultural events such as music concerts taking place. See the full (English) programme below.

From Saturday 28th of July to Sunday 19th of August

LOCATION Main Town center

MORE jarmarkdominika.pl/en

 

Programme of the St Dominic's Fair 2018:

 

Saturday, 28th of July:

 

Opening Ceremony

12 p.m. at the Artus Court - 16 trumpeters will play a special music composition accompanied by the Main Town Hall's own carillon.

 

Opening of the Gdansk Carousel - a new magnificent two storey carousel at the Fish Square (Targ Rybny)

4 p.m. - magic spectacle

5.30 p.m., 6.30 p.m., 7.30 p.m. - fairytale-like dance shows on the carousel

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

8 p.m. Mery Spolsky – Polish singer, rapper and guitarist, wholikes to have fun with conventions and colours.

9.30 p.m. Natalia Nykiel – electronic pop singer, who already performed with Thirty Seconds To Mars

Laser show after the concerts

 

Sunday, 29th of July:

 

13th Bread Festival in Gdansk

10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

1 p.m. - High Mess at the St. Nicholas' Basilica on the occasion of the opening of the St. Dominic's Fair

 

2.30 p.m. St. Dominic's Fair Organ Concert at the St. Nicholas' Basilica

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

9 p.m. Pola Rise

 

Monday, 30th of July:

 

8 p.m. St. Dominic's Fair Organ Concert at the St. Nicholas' Basilica – Rubin Abdullin (Russia) on the organs and Robert Horna (Poland) on guitar

 

Tuesday, 31st of July:

 

Concerts Beneath The Stars, Ballads And Love Songs

8 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

Sergiej Kriuczkow & Riverboat Ramblers Swing Orchestra

 

Wednesday, 1st of August:

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Zajączek Bączek' by Qfer Theater from Gdansk

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Concerts Beneath The Stars, Life Is More Beautiful With Music

8 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

Singing and piano performance by Marta Burdynowicz and Dominika Kościelniak

 

Thursday, 2nd of August:

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'A Tale About The Knight Without A Horse' by Teatr Barnaby from Gdansk

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Kociewie Festival

2 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy) – stands with local food, crafts and more from the Kociewie region

2 p.m. Parade of folk bands from the Green Gate to the Coal Market

3 p.m. Ceremonial Opening

3.15 p.m. Song and Dance Group Kociewie RETRO

3.45 p.m. Modern Dance Formation OPP

4 p.m. Echo Choir

4.30 p.m. Modern Dance Formation OPP & Zumba

4.45 p.m. Tczew Sea Shanty Formation

5.45 p.m. Knight Show by Grodzisko Owidz

6 p.m. SCW JAM SQUAD – folkowo-blues band from Świecie

7 p.m. Harley concert

8 p.m. Jorgos Skolias & Ajagore concert

 

Friday, 3rd of August

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'A Tale About Happiness' by TeatRyle from Lusow

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

9 p.m. The Dumplings

 

Saturday, 4th of August:

 

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Blood Donation Centre at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

 

St. Dominic's Run

3 p.m., Długa Street

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Autumn Adventure' by TeatRyle from Lusow

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

9 p.m. Bovska

 

Sunday, 5th of August:

 

2.30 p.m. St. Dominic's Fair Organ Concert at the St. Nicholas' Basilica

Błażej Musiałczyk on the organs and vocal quartet ART’N’VOICES

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Little Mermaid' by Qfer Theater from Gdansk

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Carillon + Jazz Concert – Paul Maassen (Holland) accompanied by Tri-City's jazz musicians

7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

 

Monday, 6th of August:

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Kukuryku na Patyku'

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

8 p.m. St. Dominic's Fair Organ Concert at the St. Nicholas' Basilica – Michał Badora on the organs, Mirosław Pachowicz on bassoon

 

Tuesday, 7th of August:

 

Dominik Design – discover unique Polish design

10 a.m. - 20 p.m. At the Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Bakteriusz i Próchniak' by Teatr Valldal from Gdynia

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Concerts Beneath The Stars, Sex Appeal of the 1930s and 40s, Henryk Wars and George Gershwin

8 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

Songs by jazz vocalist Joanna Knitter accompanied by piano, bass and percussion

 

Wednesday, 8th of August:

 

Dominik Design – discover unique Polish design

10 a.m. - 20 p.m. At the Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

12 p.m. - St. Dominic's Fair High Mess at the St. Nicholas' Basilica

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Tale of the Hot Teapot' by Teatr Wariate from Poznań

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Concerts Beneath The Stars, Great Classics

8 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

Vocal, violin and piano

Arias from the greatest operas and operettas

 

Thursday, 9th of August:

 

Dominik Design – discover unique Polish design

10 a.m. - 20 p.m. at the Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Be Like Doctor Doolitle' by Teatr Klapa from Pępowo

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Friday, 10th of August:

 

Meet The Moomins – Promotion of the City of Turku, Finland

10 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

5.30 p.m. Iris & Karen concert

 

Dominik Design – discover unique Polish design

10 a.m. - 20 p.m. at the Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Jasiu in the Land of Tales' by Teatr Rozmaitości from Gdansk

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

8.30 p.m. Barbara Wrońska

 

Saturday, 11th of August:

 

Meet The Moomins – Promotion of the City of Turku, Finland

10 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

5.30 p.m. Iris & Karen concert

 

Dominik Design – discover unique Polish design

10 a.m. - 20 p.m. at the Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

Theatre spectacle for children (in Polish) – 'Thumbelina' by Teatr Łątka from Łódź

4 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

8.30 p.m. Jazz Band Młynarski – Masecki

 

Sunday, 12th of August:

 

Dominik Design – discover unique Polish design

10 a.m. - 20 p.m. at the Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

2.30 p.m. St. Dominic's Fair Organ Concert at the St. Nicholas' Basilica

Levente Kuzma (Hungary) on the organs

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

8.30 p.m. niXes

 

Monday, 13th of August:

 

Strong Man Cup 2018

2 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

 

8 p.m. St. Dominic's Fair Organ Concert at the St. Nicholas' Basilica – Michaela Káčerková (Czech Republic) on the organs

 

Tuesday, 14th of August:

 

Concerts Beneath The Stars, Galicia Folk Band from Lviv, Ukraine

8 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Wednesday, 15th of August:

 

Concerts Beneath The Stars, I Sing For You..., Tenors' Concert

8 p.m. at Kobzdeja Square (Plac Kobzdeja)

 

Thursday, 16th of August:

 

To be announced

 

Friday, 17th of August:

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

8.30 p.m. Łona, Webber & The Pimps

 

Saturday, 18th of August:

 

Neptune's Feast – culinary presentations and tastings

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Long Market (Długi Targ)

 

Fishmarkt – bringing back the traditions of fish markets in Gdansk, dating back to the 14th century

12 p.m. on the Ołowianka Island (next to the Baltic Philharmonic)

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

8.30 p.m. Królewska Orkiestra Salonowa (Royal Chamber Orchestra)

 

Sunday, 19th of August:

 

Closing Ceremony

4 p.m. at the Artus Court

 

Concerts at the Coal Market (Targ Węglowy)

8.30 p.m. Mesajah



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