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75th Dubrovnik Summer Festival to be opened on July 10

The 75th Dubrovnik Summer Festival will take place from July 10 to August 25, featuring over 60 events in 47 days across various locations in Dubrovnik. During the 47 festival days, over 60 theatre, dance, folklore and other programmes will be presented to domestic and foreign audiences.

This year’s theatre program boasts three major premieres: Carlo Goldoni’s La bottega del caffè, adapted to Dubrovnik speech by Frano Čale and directed by Paolo Tišljarić; Ivo Vojnović’s Equinox, directed by Krešimir Dolenčić; and William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by Vito Taufer. Additionally, the festival will feature visiting productions such as the Croatian National Theatre of Varaždin’s Waiting for Orestes and the project Jimmy Ćorak by Ivan Plazibat, Ivana Vuković, and Matija Čigir.

The music program opens with Jordi Savall and his ensemble Hespèrion XXI performing “Mare Nostrum: A Dialogue of Souls” at the Rector’s Palace Atrium. The festival will close with an Opera Gala featuring soprano Sonya Yoncheva, tenor Joseph Calleja, and bass Ante Jerkunica, accompanied by the Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra. The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will perform multiple concerts, including collaborations with cellist Monika Leskovar and guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas.

The festival includes a World Music and Jazz Concert Series, featuring the JM Jazz World Orchestra and a flamenco show by Cristina Aguilera Flamenco Trio. Ballet lovers can enjoy the Croatian National Theatre Zagreb Ballet’s performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed and choreographed by Leo Mujić. The folklore segment will showcase performances by the Linđo Folklore Ensemble and the LADO National Folk Dance Ensemble.

The festival also features several art exhibitions, including Lopud Portraits by Mara Bratoš, The Mediterranean in the 20th and 21st Century Croatian Painting in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, and Dubrovnik From a Stranger’s Eye by Toni Franović.

Tickets are available online at and with a 20% early bird discount and an additional 10% discount for Mastercard® payments. For more information, contact the Festival’s Sales Office at or +385 20326 107.