Posted: 09.07.2023

Fadil Vejzović's Lightness of Youth

The first exhibition to be opened at the 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival is Lightness of Youth, a cycle by the recently departed Croatian painter and graphic artist Fadil Vejzović. Inspired by Dubrovnik’s famed Renaissance playwright Marin Držić and his comedy The Story of Stanac, the exhibition’s title references a line from the play. The opening will be on Tuesday, 11 July at 11 pm in the Sponza Palace atrium.

Posted: 06.07.2023

“See How Lokrum Brushes Its Teeth” Premieres on 12 July at the Festival

The first drama premiere at the 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival See How Lokrum Brushes Its Teeth, directed by Paolo Tišljarić, is a co-production by the Dubrovnik Summer Festival and the Marin Držić Theatre based on the eponymous Ivana Lovrić Jović novel. It is on the programme from 12 to 14 July on the island of Lokrum. With a discussion about the play, moderated by the Festival’s Assistant Artistic director for the theatre programme Saša Božić, director Paolo Tišljarić and actresses Marija Šegvić, Sandra Lončarić, Mirej Stanić and Anja Đurinović presented the premiere title this morning on the Arsenal restaurant terrace at the Gradska Kavana cafe.

Posted: 04.07.2023

Street Perfomances, Acrobatics, Aerial Silk and Various Pop-up Surprises Across Dubrovnik

The Dubrovnik Summer Festival have prepared a special preliminary festival programme that will present contemporary circus and street art, a rapidly developing form in Croatia and Europe, and to which the Festival wants to give special visibility. The programme, which will include various events such as street performances, acrobatics, aerial silk dance, clownery and object theatre, starts on 7 July and it will take place on different locations across Dubrovnik.

Posted: 30.06.2023

Press Conference Announces the 74th Festival

Nearly 70 theatre, music, dance, folklore, and other events which will be take place at various site-specific locations in Dubrovnik as part of the 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival from 10 July to 25 August 25, were presented today at a press conference held in the Sponza Palace atrium. The Artistic Director of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival Dora Ruždjak Podolski and Executive Director Ivana Medo Bogdanović were joined by the City of Dubrovnik Mayor Mato Franković and the Head of the Administrative Department for County Affairs and the Dubrovnik-neretva County Assembly Leader Žaklina Marević in presenting the Festival programmes.

Posted: 30.06.2023

Another Festival Summer Is Ahead

This year the 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, held from 10 July to 25 August along various site-specific locations in Dubrovnik, will showcase almost 70 theatre, music, dance, folklore, and other programmes to local and foreign audiences during the 47 days.

Posted: 26.06.2023

NEW OFFER: a Perfect Gift for a Loved One, Dubrovnik Summer Festival Gift Cards

As of this summer, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival will be offering a gift card and web gift voucher which grant a ticket for any available Festival event and are valid for one year after purchase of the gift card or voucher.

Posted: 21.06.2023

Visual Identity of the 74th Festival: Zoran Đukić’s “New Citizens”

The visual identity of the 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, entitled “New Citizens,” is the latest design of visual communications expert Zoran Đukić, a sort of continuation of last year’s Between the Stone creative solution inspired by Dubrovnik’s ambience and natural elements, the flora growing from between the stones which are a key part of the city’s scenography.

Posted: 19.06.2023

Big music names in Dubrovnik: Schiff, Altstaedt, Emelyanychev and Pritchin, Baráti, Camerata RCO, and more

Big names from the international music scene are coming to the 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival stages. Among the many artists performing in Dubrovnik this summer, one of the best pianists today András Schiff stands out. He will open the music programme of the 74th Festival on 13 July in the Rector's Palace atrium. The German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt, a highly sought-after and versatile musician, will meet the Dubrovnik audience on a solo recital as well as a joint performance with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra conducted by maestro Pavle Zajcev.

Posted: 16.06.2023

Members of the Council and Jury of the Croatian Radio and Television's Orlando Award appointed

The Croatian Radio and Television Director general appointed the following members to the Orlando Award Council who selected the members of the Orlando Award Jury for the 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival.

Posted: 25.04.2023

Martina Filjak appointed as the new Dubrovnik Summer Festival Artistic Director

On 25 April, Minister of Culture and Media, Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Ph.D. appointed one of the most esteemed Croatian musicians with an impressive international career, the pianist Martina Filjak, as the Artistic Director of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival.