When you want to visit Croatia, Split is unavoidable city on your itinerary. In addition to its natural beauty and historical importance, this city offers you a complete range of entertainment and cultural-artistic content. To make your holidays in Croatia complete, we have selected the most important:
Sudamja, or after the split slang, fjera of St. Duje, is being held on May 7, represents the day of city of Split and the feast of St. Duje, patron of the city. This centuries-long traditional festival offers various events, concerts, exhibitions, fairs and raffle on the main promenade, Riva for a period of two weeks.
Mediterranean Film Festival
Mediterranean Film Festival Split is being held in early June for a week. It is showing films from the Mediterranean region, and there are often regional and Croatian premiere. Most of them are not found in regular cinema distribution.
World Cup in picigin
Picigin is a sport that was conceived in Split on the beach Bacvice. Players hit the ball with the palm with an effort that it does not fall into the sea and thereby are particularly attractive downs and jumps into the water. Since 2005, has its world championship where are assessed the overall artistic impressions of the team.
Split summer colors
The event, which lasts all summer, consists of a festival of street entertainers, concerts classics in the Diocletian cellars, entertainment concerts on the Riva, the special event “Days of Diocletian” and „The whole world in Split“. If you just walk downtown, you will not miss any of the manifestations.
Days of Radunica
Folk festival of one of the oldest city districts will be held in June. In one week there is something for anyone to find: cards tournaments, sports competitions, singing groups, poetry readings, bingo … And it all ends with an excellent party with Dalmatian specialties.
Split Summer festival
Art festival with a long tradition of classical performing arts (opera, drama, ballet, concert …), as well as jazz concerts, film shows, exhibitions, performances and street theater, is being held since 1954. Superior performance is guaranteed by the Croatian National Theatre in Split, the main organizer which is the center of cultural life of Split.
Ultra Europe festival
Electronic music festival is classified as one of the best in the world. You can see the performances of the most famous DJs in front of tens of thousands of clubbers from around the world. Three days in mid-July the whole Split is the world disco!
Days of Diocletian
In mid-August for three days Split again becomes Diocletian’s residence. Roman legions, the passage of the Emperor from Riva to Peristyle, the welcoming crowd, sounds of fanfares, drums and Roman music, street entertainers and rich cuisine of the Diocletian era … Dance and concert program are also adapted to this beautiful period – antique.
Feast of St. Lawrence (Fishermen’s Festival)
Festival celebrates the patron saint of the town of Stobrec St. Lawrence, on the 10th of August. If you visit it then you can enjoy the concert evening’s gangs, fishing nights with free fish and wine, football and volleyball on sand, mini swimming marathon, tennis, golf, and a traditional chess tournament.
„The whole world in Split“
In the second half of August in Split, you can learn about traditional cuisine and old crafts. Exhibitors and manufacturers of traditional products will do the yesterday’s throwback, and you will enjoy the performances by cultural societies, folklore groups and singing groups.
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