The Preliminary Programme of the 66th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, which traditionally takes place from 10 July to 25 August, has been presented by Mladen Tarbuk, Artistic Director, and his assistants for theatre and music programmes, Mani Gotovac and Mladen Janjanin, on Monday, 2 February, at the Festival Palace, within the Festival of St Blaise and the City of Dubrovnik Day. During the press conference, Nikola Pavlović, the Croatian Government's Commissioner for the City of Dubrovnik, and Davorko Obuljen, on behalf of the Prefect of the Dubrovnik-NeretvaCounty, expressed their support to the Festival.
A mobile subtitling VIP script application, co-developed by the Dubrovnik Summer Festival and its long-time general sponsor Vipnet, in collaboration with the UX Passion agency, has won the Stevie Award bronze in the Experimental and Innovative Communication category in the International Business Awards competition in Paris.
Shakespeare’s “King Lear” directed by Lenka Udovički and performed by the Ulysses Theater, under the sponsorship of the City of Dubrovnik and the Dubrovnik Tourist Board will take place on Friday and Saturday, 29th and 30th August.
It's the first time for MuDA to go to the performance tour in Europe.In this occation,MuDA is going to go to perform at 3 venues in 2 countries ,Bulgaria and Croatia.The theme- collision of life and its circulation- will be in harmony with dance, music, art, image and space, which will make the ritual special.
The Croatian radio-television has announced the winners of this year's Orlando Awards and handed them their prize for the best achievements in the drama and music part of the Festival's program. The winners were Neva Rošić and the Croatian Baroque Ensemble. The awarding ceremony took place last night, 25th August, in front of St. Blaise’s Church, after the concert which marked the end of the 65th Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
The 65th Dubrovnik Summer Festival was closed with the Opera Gala concert, performed by the Zagreb Philharmonic, conducted by maestro Ivo Lipanović, and leading world baritone Željko Lučić and soprano Lana Kos, as part of the Vip program and in collaboration with the City of Zagreb, last night, 25th August, in front of St. Blaise’s Church.
Just like during previous years, this year the Dubrovnik Summer Festival gathered almost 2000 artists from all around the world, which performed 79 drama, music, ballet, folklore, movie and art programs on 17 scenic and ambient locations in 47 days, from 10th July to 25th August. For this occasion, a press conference was held on the last day of this year’s Festival in Villa Orsula’s restaurant Victoria. The speakers were Deputy Mayor of Dubrovnik Željko Raguž, Deputy County Prefect of the Dubrovačko – neretvanska County Davorko Obuljen, Executive Director of the Festival Ivana Medo Bogdanović, Artistic Director Krešimir Dolenčić and Head of Corporate Communications at Vipnet Dubravka Jusić.
One of the greatest jazz singers and proud owner of six Grammy nominations, Nnenna Freelon performed last night, 24th August, on the 65th Dubrovnik Summer festival, on the Fort Revelin terrace. The concert was sponsored by Siemens and was also her premiere performance in Croatia.