Dubrovnik Summer Festival

The Dubrovnik Summer Festival is a festival that has taken place every summer in Dubrovnik since 1950. The idea was to create an event to harmonize the renaissance and baroque atmosphere of Dubrovnik. The festival enlivens the old town every evening between August 10 and 25 and attracts a lot of tourists. 

Many different kinds of live arts are mixed during the performances. A rich program containing theater, dance, opera and of course, classical music. 

The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra is at the heart of these performances every year. Founded 25 years ago (1925), it has participated in the festival from the beginning. It gives several performances throughout the festival. Other Croatian and international orchestras sometimes join the event. Many famous artists and orchestras from all over the world have performed here. But the Dubrovnik orchestra keeps its place and its well-installed a unifying role in its city.

The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, and the Dubrovnik Summer Festival in general, contribute to the cultural influence of Dubrovnik on Croatia and of Croatia on the world.