Split’s Special Day: Programme of Events for Sv Duje 2019

There is only one place to be during the first week of May, and that is the Dalmatian capital of Split, which celebrates its patron saint Saint Domnius (Sv Duje) was year. It is quite a celebration which lasts several days, and it is quite the tourist spectacle.

This year sees a very rich programme of events, which have been provided by the Split Tourist Board below. See you there!

Sv. Duje 2019
15 March – 5 May 2019:  10 am at Lučica Spinut – Boules Tournament ‘In honour of St. Domnius of Split’ 
26 April 2019:  8 pm on the Riva – Majorettes of Split, Elektrodalmacija Mixed Choir, Trio Sol group Concert
27 April 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Majorettes of Split, Bye, Bye group Concert
28 April 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Klapa Kontra, Pop Art group concert
28 April – 5 May 2019: 7 pm  to 8 pm at th Cathedral of St. Domnius: Novena in honour of St. Domnius: – holy Mass and Sermon – spiritual music concert
29 April 2019: 5 pm at the Bol-Plokite Library – Opening of the exhibition Diocletian’s Palace and the Historic town Centre
29 April 2019: 8 pm on the Riva: Filip Dević Folklore Society concert 
29 and 30 April 2019: 10 am at the Croatian Maritime Museum Maritime: Split in the Time of Emperor Diocletian – workshop
29 April – 5 May 2019: Poljud bowling club 2nd International bowling tournament St. Domnius
29 April – 10 May 2019: Banovina atrium – Exhibition of Split kindergarten children’s works ‘My Town In My Heart’
30 April – 5 May 2019: All day on the Riva – Domestic Split Festival
30 April 2019: 10 am at the Ravne njive library – Model of the palace ‘The city was born out of the palace’
30 April 2019: 10 am on the Riva – Children’s programme ‘Let the waterfront be decked with flowers’
30 April 2019: 4.30 – 9.30 pm on the Riva – Waste is not garbage!
1 – 7 May 2019: Brda Chess Club – Open Chess Tournament Sudamja 2019
1 May 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Brodosplit Folklore Association concert 
2 May 2019: 10 am at the Marulić Department for Children and Youth – The story of the Cityeducative presentation
2 May 2019: 12.00 pm at the Ethnographic Museum Split – Opening of the exhibition HUNCHBACKED MOTHER, BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN, FRANTIC GRANDCHILDREN – on VINE, GRAPES AND WINE Authors: Ida Jakšić and Ivana Vuković
2 May 2019: 6 pm at the City Youth Theatre – Promotion of J. Škare’s book Druge beside
2 May 2019: 7 pm in Diocletian’s Palace south-eastern tower (Hrvojeva) – The opening of the photo exhibition New Horizons
2 May 2019: 8 pm at the Art Gallery: Inauguration of the sculptor’s setting in the museum environment: Slavomir Drinković, Knot, 1987, 1999 Gorki Žuvela, On behalf of myself, 2014 Kosta Bogdanovic, Hephaestos pillar, in 1987
2 May 2019: 8 pm at the Croatian National Theatre Split – Evening of Dalmatian Klapa
2 May 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Providenca group concert 
2 and 3 May 2019: 8.30 pm at Uvodića širina – The Feast of the Holy Cross
3 – 5 May 2019: 9th International Cup of St. Domnius in sport fishing
3 May 2019: 9 am at the Croatian rowing club Gusar – Open Championship of Split-Dalmatia County for Primary and Secondary Schools
3 May 2019: 10 am at the Dioklecijan Gallery – Opening the exhibition Churches in the Historical Core
3 May 2019: 11 am at Matejuška – Inauguration of the sculptor’s setting in the natural environment: Slavomir Drinkovic, Let me pass
3 May 2019: 8 pm in the Diocletian Palace substructures – The opening of the Festival of Flowers
3 May 2019: 8 pm at the Medical School Hall – Concert of the Symphony Orchestra of Students at the University of Utrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands
3 May 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Jedinstvo Folklore Society concert
3 May 2019: 9 pm at the Meštrović Gallery – Opening ceremony of the 18th International Rowing Regatta of St. Domnius
3 and 4 May 2019: 8 pm at the Croatian National Theatre – Operetta Spli’ski akvarel


4 May 2019: St. Domnius Regatta 
4 May 2019: 10 am on the Riva – The Srce Association Programme on the National Day of Cerebral Paralysis “Heart on the Waterfront”
4 May 2019: 11 am at the Old City Hall – Opening of the exhibition Behind the Closed Doors Motives of Split from the holdings of the Art Gallery
4 May 2019: 12 pm at the Croatian National Theatre Split – Celebration on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Craftsmen Split
4 May 2019: 3-7 pm at Matejuška – Gastro offer of Croatian craftsmen
4 May 2019: 8 pm at the Medical School Hall – Concert of Brodosplit and Gladsaxe Folkekor choirs
4 May 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Disco Inferno Magic group concert
4 and 5 May 2019: Poljud Swimming Pool – Swim Contest ‘Grdelini sv. Duje’
4 and 5 May 2019: Regatta Split 1700- class optimist
4 May 2019: 8.30 pm Peristil – Sudamja Fest – concert of spiritual music in honour of St. Domnius
4 May 2019: 9 pm at Gat sv. Nikole – Announcement of the winner of the university rowing racing in Spinut and Lighthouse disco
5 May 2019: 12.30 pm at the City Port -18th St. Domnius International Boat Race of the Legends: OxfordCambridge-Split
5 May 2019: 1.30 pm at Peristil – Announcing the winner of a rowing legends race
5 May 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Flores Aquestic group concert
6 May 2019: 10 pm at the Croatian National Theatre Split – The City Council’s solemn session and the city awards ceremony
6 May 2019: 12 pm at Banovina – Anniversary celebration 
6 May 2019: 6 pm at the Cathedral of St. Domnius – Opening of the reliquary of St. Domnius and the festive Evening Mass
6 May 2019: 7 pm at thee Marko Marulić City Library – Opening of watercolor exhibition St. Duje, the star over Split
6 May 2019: 7.30 pm at Peristil – Festival of historical forces and organizations of intangible cultural heritage
6 May 2019: 8 pm on the Riva – Classical Evening: Music Forever and Spalato Quartets
6 May 2019: 9 pm at Peristil-HrvojevaMarmontova-Trg Gaje Bulata – Parade of brass bands, historical forces, and organizations of intangible cultural heritage
6 and 7 May 2019: All day on the Riva – Sudamja (St. Domnius Day) Fair
7 May 2019: 10 am at Peristil – Riva – The ceremonial procession and the holy mass at Riva
7 May 2019: 12.15 pm at Matejuška – Dubrovnik thrombus salvo
7 May 2019: 12.30 pm at the Fish Market – Food and Drink Feast
7 May 2019: 5.30 pm on the Riva – Humanitarian Swimming Marathon from Island Šolta to Split ‘Dina for Basketball Players’
7 May 2019: 5.30 pm on the Riva – Concert of Filip Dević Mixed Klapa
7 May 2019: 6.30 pm on the Riva – Traditional Split Tombola
7 May 2019: 8.05 pm on the Riva – Humanitarian Concert for the City Day The Key to Life Fireworks
8 May 2019: 8 pm at the Croatian National Theatre Split – Ivo Tijardović Mala Floramye, operetta
9 May 2019: 9 am at Marjan – Raising the European Flag on the Day of Europe
9 – 13 May 2019: All day on the Riva – Spalatum Expo-Festival Destinations
9 May 2019: 7 pm at the ‘General-Major Ivo Jelić’ House of Croatian Army – The program of the Split’s National Minority Folklore: “The home is where the song is”
9 May 2019: 8 pm at the Croatian National Theatre Split – Leo Delibes Coppelia, ballet
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