On the occasion of World Music Day, which is marked on the 21st of June, a rich variety of musical events will be held at various locations around the city of Dubrovnik.
Traditionally, for the ninth year in a row, on the first day of the summer, on the 21st of June at 5 am, the festival Ana in the City with Ana Rucner will be held. And in addition to the wonderful sounds of Ana's cello accompanied by pianist Darko Domitrović, visitors will also be able to enjoy the great repertoire of our prominent soprano Sandra Bagaric. Every year this magnificent experience attracts an increasing number of visitors, who enjoy the first sunrise of summer. However, this year the experience will be doubled as on the same day at 8 pm on the Sunset Beach Dubrovnik Ana Rucner will also mark the setting of the first summer sun with a performance.
Dubrovnik's public transport company Libertas will lay on two buses that will drive visitors to Bosanka at four o'clock in the morning from two locations. The first bus leaves at 4 am from Pile and will drive directly to Bosanka, and the other bus leaves at 4 am from the main bus station and will stop at bus stops along the way.
At 11 am in front of the church of St. Blaise a concert will be held by the mixed choir Libertas, and in their repertoire they have prepared many popular evergreens. This concert is organized by the Dubrovnik Tourist Board together with the City of Dubrovnik.
The last musical treat is organised by the Dubrovnik Tourist Board in cooperation with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, the City of Dubrovnik and the Midsummer Scene Festival, which begins on the World Music Day, on the 21st of June, is organizing a musical spectacle for the citizens and guests of Dubrovnik in front of the church of St. Blaise. The concert will begin at 9:00 pm and the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will be directed by Indonesian conductor, a firm favourite of Dubrovnik audiences, Noorman Widjaja, while Matej Meštrović will play as the soloist, without doubt the most versatile artist on the Croatian cultural scene.
Entrance to all these musical events is free of charge.