The Dubrovnik Summer Festival is undoubtedly the largest and most representative cultural manifestation, not only in Dubrovnik, but in all of Croatia. It is held since 1950 and lasts every year from July 10th to August 25th. Opening of the festival will be held most famous street Strada at Dubrovnik's in front of the palace Sponza. The opening ceremony includes participating actors who seek symbolic entry into the city of Dubrovnik from the Prince, with the sounds of hymns to freedom and raising the flag at Orlando's Column. Dubrovnik Summer Festival
The entire city participates in this largest event in the city that was called Dubrovnik nights, as well as numerous guests, who welcoming the morning with joy, songs and dances. During these 45 days of the festival, all indoor and outdoor space in the old city became a stage on which runs a number of opera, drama and dance performances, concerts, exhibitions, promotions, poetry performances and numerous other programs that perform excellent local and foreign artists.
The best achievements in drama and music program are awarded with the prize "Orlando." Dubrovnik Summer Festival is a member of the European Festivals Association, and has the status of public institutions in culture. More information about the program and tickets for the duration of the Summer Festival can be obtained at: 020 / 326-100 or www.dubrovnik-festival.hr . www.dubrovnik-festival.hr.