Perfect combination of cultural heritage - LADO Ensemble at St. Michael"s Fortress!


The feature performance at St. Michaels Fortress on July 22nd will be spectacular way for National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia LADO to present their newest repertoireIdeju Regruti“.

The repertoire unites reinterpretation of choreographies from rich and diverse Croatian tradition of folk dances. The audience in Šibenik will enjoy, among others, in numbers representing folk motifs of Moravian Croats (Croats from Czech Republic) – Za gorami, dolinami; quick and vivacious dance from southern Hercegovina – Lindžo; and in traditional songs and dances from Island Murter – Lipa li je rumen Rožica.

By performing “Ideju regruti“ repertoire, LADO is joining the celebration of 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. On the St. Michaels Fortress stage protected cultural heritage, songs and dances, all part of UNECSO list of intangible cultural heritage and Croatian Registry of Cultural Heritage, will be presented. The unique repertoire is a part of ensemble's summer tour through the most significant cultural heritage performance stages on the Adriatic coast. Besides St. Michael’s Fortress, the ensemble will perform at Pula Amphitheatre and on Revelin Fortress, as part of Dubrovnik Summer Festival.


The price is 120 HRK.


The Fortress of Culture has ensured promotional discount of 10% for the loyal members of Friends Club – 1 discount priced ticket for individual members and 2 discount priced ticket for family members, are available at City Point. At the same spot the clients of Addiko Bank can ensure 5% discount while buying the tickets.

In its 70th year of existence, ensemble still thrills the audience with their performances. Founded with the aim of researching, artistically interpreting and presenting on stage the most beautiful examples of the rich traditions of Croatian folklore, LADO has assembled the talents of the most recognized Croatian folklorists, choreographers, folk musicians, composers and conductors who are inspired by Croatia's folk culture. The ensemble's 38 brilliant dancers, who are also excellent singers, can easily transform this folk dance ensemble into an impressive folk choir, while its 14 superb musicians play some eighty different traditional and classical instruments.

The imposing joint of cultural heritage, Ensemble LADO and St. Michaels Fortress, represent the perfect notation of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. On the most beautiful Adriatic stage, almost forgotten folk songs and dances will be revived, and special surprise for the audience awaits in the intermezzo of the performance. 

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