The Celebration of St. Blaise

The Celebration of St. Blaise

On the saints day, churchgoers arrive from distant Dubrovnik areas, dressed in national costumes. They carry their church emblems, and as they come before the church, they salute the patron saint by twirling the banners in such a manner that they never touch the...
Dubrovnik Celebrates Heritage

Dubrovnik Celebrates Heritage

The year 2019 marks many important anniversaries for the city of Dubrovnik. The monumental heart of the city has been under UNESCO protection since 1979, while the Festivity of Saint Blaise has been on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of...
2019. The Year of Orlando

2019. The Year of Orlando

Orlando’s Column was made by Bonino di Jacopo from Milan with the help of the local master Antun Raguseo. The idea to erect the Column was born in 1417, and its construction started two years later. On 13th May 1519, the Minor Council entrusted the noblemen,...