During summer months concerts and music events are held almost every day. At the end of summer, the international art ex tempore is held. Grožnjan is also the location of an annual jazz festival, attracting international musicians. In 2008 it won the European award for best small jazz festival.
Istria (Croatian, Slovene: Istra; Italian: Istria; Istriot: Eîstria), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.