Arts and Culture in Sibenik

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what to see in Sibenik - arts and culture


Church of St. Francis - the Gothic Church of St. Francis was built in the 14th century as a single-nave basilica. The church have been upgraded with the Chapel of the Holy Cross.
The Chapel keeps the organ constructed in 1762.

Within the church complex, there is also a monastery from the 14th century. The monastery library preserves invaluable treasure - Sibenik's Prayer, one of the oldest monuments of Croatian language and literature, written around 1375.
Beside that, the library keeps the collection of 140 incunabulum.

Gallery of St. Grisogono - the gallery is placed in the church of the same name and follows the trends in contemporary Croatian and world art.

Sibenik Museum - the museum is housed in the former Duke's Palace, that has been part of the city's defensive complex which dates from the 13th and the 14th centuries.

The museum contains four sections - archaeological, cultural-historical, ethnographic and the section of the contemporary history.





cultural and artistic events in Sibenik


International Children's Festival - The festival with over 50 years long tradition gathers children and youth from all over the world in a magic of music and other artistic forms.

Beside the annual review of children's ensembles, the Festival offers variety of activities for young visitors, like different artistic workshops.

Terraneo Festival - Terraneo Festival takes place in August. Many Croatian and international musicians perform their music on three open-air stages during several days.
The venue of DJ-parties, concerts and other cultural events is the charming ambience of the abandoned military barracks, not far from the city's centre.

Off Festival - If you are fond of blues and jazz music, don't miss the Off Festival. During 18 - 20 of July, Sibenik hosts renowned blues and jazz musicians. The open-air stage in the ambient of the old city's core contributes the pleasant atmosphere of the music events.

Dalmatian Chanson Evenings - The manifestation is held on an open-air stage in the city's centre. 2 evenings in August are booked for celebration of Dalmatian music. Famous Croatian artists, along with klape, the traditional Dalmatian choirs, perform the best of their music.

Aquarium – Terrarium Sibenik - is a unique experience for entire family. It is located in a traditional Dalmatian stone house in the old town, just 50 meters from the cathedral of St. James. You can take a look at 17 aquariums and 4 terrariums as well as monitors displaying interesting facts about residents.