An impressive program of the Karlovac Star Summer



Author: Matina Tenžera

Expect dance performances, art workshops and a sports and gastronomic festival

From June 23, Karlovac is hosting Star Summer, an event with more than a hundred free cultural, sports and entertainment events. The stellar summer lasts for three weeks, until July 13th , when Karlovac celebrates its birthday and City Day. The program is available on the official website, and below is an overview of the events.


The stellar summer is full of musical performances and concerts as well as musical workshops for children. There is also the 11th Croatian Flute Academy, with eminent mentors and participants from all over the world. Professors and participants will once again hold a festive concert this year.

As part of the Starry Summer , the Ćušpajz musical educational festival will be held, and everyone is especially looking forward to the Karlovac Open Air Tribute Festival, which this year will bring some of the world's best tribute bands. The concerts of this festival pay tribute to the musicians who marked the 20th century. This year, the Beatles, U2 and Elvis Presley will be celebrated, and you can find the exact schedule via the link .

one night of elvis

Performances and guest appearances

"The Karlovac Theater Festival, along with the Karlovac artists, will also host the Osijek HNK, Ivan pl. Zajc from Rijeka, Kunst theater, Boss theater, Kerekesh theater and Gala theater with selected plays, and will also offer several great concerts", announced Milivoj Juras , director of the City Theater Zorin dom. The International Folklore Festival has been bringing tradition and culture from different countries and parts of the world to Karlovac for 25 years.

"This year, companies from Panama, Easter Island (Chile), India, Peru, Moldova and Slovakia are guests, and in addition to dance, song and traditional costumes, they will also bring a touch of their local cuisine to the Tastes of the World festival ," said Željko Štajcer , president Karlovac International Folklore Festival. There is also the Karlovac dance festival , which will offer attractive dance performances where visitors will enjoy superb performances. The Jewish community will show its traditional culture through exhibitions, concerts and meetings as part of the Jewish Heritage Days festival.

starry summer Karlovac concert

Street art

Summer is the time for outdoor meetings and events, and Zvjezdano ljeto abounds with them: ArtiKa, PARKING, StretArt gallery are just some of the festivals that will fill Karlovac's streets and squares with workshops, performances, exhibitions, light and music. Participants will have the opportunity to learn something new and have a lot of fun at the same time, maybe even in front of their own home.