May is Here! Full Program for Sv. Duje Celebrations

Daniela Rogulj

The Day of Sv. Duje, the patron saint of Split, takes place each year on May 7th. The event brings together roughly 10,000 people and the celebration lasts for days. Here is the full program for May 2017.

May 1, 2017

11:00 Labor Day Celebration – Marjan Park-Forest

20:30 KUD Brodosplit Concert – Riva

May 2, 2017

9:00-14:00 Days of Health – Hygiene – Vukovarska 46 (through May 5th)

17:00 Split Words – Central Library: Department for Children and Youth

20:30 Party Sv. Kriza – Uvodica sirina

20:30 KUD Jedinstvo Concert – Riva

?? Sudamja Cup – Sport Field of the Archdiocese Seminary (through May 5th)

?? My Split – Library Trstenika

May 3, 2017

9:00-20:00 Mediterranean Book Festival – Big Sports Hall at Gripe

16:00 Storyboard and Workshop for Kids “My Split” – Library Trstenik

20:30 Party for Sv. Kriza – Uvodica sirina

20:30 KUD Filip Devic Concert – Riva

May 4, 2017

All Day Gastro Get Festival for Sv. Duje – Get

All Day Presentation of the project of the OS Pojisan Elementary School and the Ethnographic Museum Split “The Growth of Then and Now” – OS Pojisan

10:00 A solemn session: Children’s City Council of the City of Split – Banovine Atrium

11:00 Exhibition “BROD – CROATIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE” – Our naval heritage in the art, language and musical expression of the pupils from O.Š. “Marjan” Split – Croatian Maritime Museum

12:00 Placing the flag on the bell – Bell at Sv. Duje

17:30 Artistic Workshop “Our Sv. Duje” – Library Spinut

18:00 Opening of the exhibition “New research of the Split cathedral”- Skočibucic-Lukaris Palace

18:30 The poets of “The Dream of Culture” in honor of Sv. Duje – Library Brodarica

19:00 Šotobraco Split – KUD Jedinstvo – City streets and squares

20:00 Ivo Tijardović: SPLITSKI AKVAREL Director: Krešimir Dolenčić – HNK Split

20:00 Grand opening of Tourist Palace – Riva

May 5, 2017

All Day Gastro Get Festival for Sv. Duje – Get

10:00 All of Split for Sv. Duje – Riva

12:00 Awards ceremony for graduates – Foyer HNK Split

17:30 Art Workshops “My Gulls” – Library Ravne njive

18:00 Art Workshop “Children’s Belfry” – Central Library Department for Children and Youth

18:00 “Sv. Duje” – Library Meje

18:00 “Bračko ča sv. Duje” – Central Library

18:15, 19:00, 20:00 “Split Moti”- high school students from the HNK to the Riva with the accompaniment of brass music, the dance of Split high school students – the asylum group Azil – Trg Gaje Bulata, Riva

19:00 Opening of the Forum Naronitanum Exhibition – Gallery Diocletian

18:00 Presentation of the book “Saints and sailors” – Institute for Scientific and Artistic Work of HAZU Split

18:30 Opening of the 42nd Flower Fair “Flower Art” – Gallery of Fine Arts

20:00 „Splićanke“ directed by Ivana Lea Leme – City Youth Theatre

20:00 “Maslina”, a thematic exhibition of 70 Croatian artists – Old Town Hall

May 6, 2017

All Day Gastro Get Festival for Sv. Duje – Get

All Day Sudamje Fair – Riva

9:00 & 14:00 International Swimming Competition “Grdelina Sveti Duje” – SC Pool Poljud

10:00-12:00 42. Flower Day Morning devoted to children – Đardin

10:00 International Judo Tournament – St. Duje 2017 – Gripe

11:00 Three Little Pigs – City puppet theater

12:00 The 26th anniversary of the protest before Banovina – Banovina

18:00 The opening of the gala dinner – Cathedral St. Domnius

19:30 Klapa – City streets and squares

21:00 Lighthouse Disco – Gat Sv. Nikole

May 7, 2017

All Day Gastro Get Festival for Sv. Duje – Get

10:00 The ceremonial procession and the holy mass – Peristil/Riva

12:30 The eight-legged legendary race: Oxford-Cambridge-Split – City Split

12:30 Party with food and drink – Fish Market

13:30 Winners of the Oxford-Cambridge-Split – Peristil

17:00 The performance of Povist o ‘Split III dil – GKL Split

18:00 Humanitarian Action “Dina za moje dijete“ – Riva

19:00 Traditional Split tombola – Riva

20:30 Concert “Sv. Duje zvon zvona …” Fireworks – Riva

May 8, 2017

20:00 Ivo Tijardović: SPLITSKI AKVAREL Director: Krešimir Dolenčić – HNK Split

May 9, 2017

9:00 Raising the European Flag on the Day of Europe – Marjan Park-Forest

9:30 Olive planting – Marjan Park-Forest

10:00 Mali Dan Marjana – Marjan Park-Forest

12:00 Jumbo jumps with flags (European, Croatian and City) on the occasion of Europe Day – Riva

18:00 Opening of the exhibition of the sculptor Krun Bošnjak – Palace Skočibucic-Lukaris

19:00 Program of KUDs of Split National Minorities “Home is where the song is” – Youth House

May 12-14, 2017

International Veterans Handball Tournament Adriatic Cup – Gripe

May 14, 2017

10:00 Day of Marjan – Park-Forest Marjan


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