Dubrovnik Winter Festival
Dec 2 2017 to Jan 6 2018
Dubrovnik Winter Festival is a project run by the City of Dubrovnik, cultural public institutions, Dubrovnik Tourist Board and public undertakings. During the Festival, i.e. in the period starting from Advent until the New Year, various cultural and entertainment events will be organized on several locations inside the Old City and in other parts of Dubrovnik.
The opening ceremony of the fourth edition of the Dubrovnik Winter Festival will be held on Saturday, 2nd December 2017 when the first Advent candle will be lit. The event will be followed by a long-awaited concert by Gibonni in front of the Church of Saint Blaise. The rich musical programme from the beginning of the Festival until Christmas will include performances on Stradun by Jacques Houdek, Massimo, Pavel and Marko Tolja.
As an overture for the New Year's Eve celebration, on 30th December there will be a concert of the popular band the Frajle and as for the New Year's Eve celebration itself, the citizens of Dubrovnik and their guests will be entertained by Dino Merlin, Pravila igre and Songkillers. Following an established tradition, on New Year's Day the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will have a performance at noon on Stradun.
This year, in cooperation with the Valamar Lacroma Hotel, on 22nd December, the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will also have a special Christmas concert together with three klapas from Dubrovnik: Ragusa, Subrenum and Kaše as well as the soloists Marija Kuhar Šoša, Stijepo Gleđ Markos and Đani Stipaničev.