Grožnjan - Grisignana We sing a song in Italian (Venice - Italy) and dance the waltz (Vienna - Austria) on Istrian land (Croatia)!
Grožnjan - Grisignana In Istria, for centuries fought for supremacy Histris, Illyrians, Celts, Greeks, Romans, Ostrogoths, Longobardi, Franks, Germans, Slavs, Italians... It was first mentioned Grožnjan 1102th as Castrum Grisiniana. Forts and the city were managed by various masters, while the surrounding villages inhabited by Slavs. Venice was ruled in the 1358th until its collapse, 1797th. After a plague epidemic 1630th government settled craftsmen from Veneto and Friuli in the deserted towns, and villages were colonized by Slavic families. Napoleon has included Istria in the Illyrian provinces until 1813th. Since 1813th Istria was managed by Austro-Hungarian Empire until 1918th.