“Orebić offshore 2022” - closing of the competition and concert by Željko Bebek
2. 06. 2022.
“Orebić offshore 2022”, i.e. the fishing competition was held in Orebić between 18 and 21 May 2022, organized by the Maritime Sports Association Peliška jedra.
The opening ceremony and the team meeting took place on Wednesday, 18 May, and the competitions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (19, 20, and 21 May) starting from 9 a.m. with sailing and fishing until 5 p.m.
A total of 26 teams competed, and the team from Orebić won, whose crew of the ship “Normabel”, led by Josip Brkić, consists of his son Ante Brkić and Ivan Sinković. The same team took the award for catching the largest single specimen of fish, which is a tuna weighing 66.22 kilograms.
Grand closing with concert by legendary Željko Bebek
Organizers prepared a surprise performance by the legendary Željko Bebek on Saturday, 21 May from 9 p.m. in the Peliška jedra Square in Orebić as part of the closing ceremony and announcement of the winner.
Bebek, a living rock legend, himself a fisherman, has an enviable career behind him, and he entertained the audience in Orebić with the greatest hits from his solo career and from the time of performing with the band called Bijelo dugme.
Entrance to the concert was free, and the organizers decided to treat all visitors with Pelješac wine and tuna.