Moreška

Korčula is well known to the world by the famous knight game "Moreška". During history, Moreška was performed in numerous cities on the Mediterranean. Today it is preserved only in Korčula, with great pride handed down from generation to generation. Although it is not originally from Korčula, it has became one of Korčula's main simbols.
Moreška is a battle between Black King of Moors and White King Osman, Turkish emperor, for the girl "Bula". Bula is first captured by the king of the Moors and then released by the white king Osman.Moreška is performed twice a week during summer, and especiall on 29th of July, which is a day of St. Todor, protector of Korčula.