Dubrovnik summer festival
The Summer Festival of Dubrovnik is the oldest and most famous of all the Croatian festivals. From 1956 the Festival has been building its reputation and has, by way of the prestigious Association of European Festivals, become an integral part of European integrations. Imagine yourself enjoying the most beautiful pieces of classical music and the best of the theatre performances the world stage has to offer, while sitting comfortably surrounded by ancient city walls. And that is precisely what Dubrovnik offers. Within its Summer Festival classic theatre pieces and ballet performances are staged in the streets and plazas of this proud Renaissancecum- Baroque city.
It is only the high quality art that can find its place in this city built of stone and light that holds so much beauty. And in that art numerous actors, dancers and musicians will find inspiration for both themselves and their public throughout the lovely Dubrovnik summer. Year on year the Dubrovnik Summer Festival is hosting the renown names of the world elite of the art world. Composers, soloists and orchestras, and their performance in and among the buildings within the old city which possess exceptional acoustic properties - such as the atrium of the Ducal Palace - imbue this festival with a very special charm.
Needless to say, this year the walls of Dubrovnik are again going to resound with the sounds of its long and fascinating history. And again, for the 61th time, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival - taking place from 10 of July to 25 of August 2010 - will draw the very best of the world stage of performing arts. Once again will the inimitable beauty of the streets, squares, parks, palaces, medieval fortresses and isles of Dubrovnik become the proud and equal partner to the artists of the world. /Source: Croatian National Tourist Board/