The first Sunday and Monday in October in Kastav are traditionally dedicated to sampling new belica white wine, a typical variety of the Kastav region. Apart from being a festival of new wine, the Bela Nedeja is a historical and cultural event with a long tradition in Kastav. It includes a fair of new wine, presentations of traditional crafts, a marketplace, a rich gastronomic offering and interesting cultural events. The Bela Nedeja celebrates the cultural heritage of the local area by presenting local folk tradition, old customs, dances, games, crafts and other traditional elements in a modern context. Every year introduces new attractive programmes with the aim of making this unique festival even more appealing to visitors.