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Festivity of Saint Blaise started – here is the full program

By  Jan 27, 2017

One of the most important festivites in Dubrovnik, festivity of our patron saint - Saint Blaise, has started last night, on Thursday January 26th with the Festivity of vocal groups in Marin Drzic Theatre. But that's just a first in a series of beautiful and fun events that are going to happen in the next couple of days. We bring you the full program, yours is just to enjoy it: 

Friday, 27 January 2017
9:00 pm Dubrovnik Rock Parade
Organised by: Festa Dubrovnik and Klub Lazareti
Lazareti
Saturday, 28 January 2017
8:00 pm ˝Four Tenors˝ gala concert
Organised by: Festa Dubrovnik
Lacroma
Sunday, 29 January 2017
7:00 pm Concert: ˝Dubrovnik Opera Divas˝
Organised by: Festa Dubrovnik
Church of St. Blaise
Monday, 30 January 2017
6:00 pm Presentation of book about the worship of St. Blaise in visual representations
Organised by: Festa Dubrovnik
Hall of Mirrors
6:00 pm Three days of holy mass for the Saint Blaise Festivity
Led by the Very Reverend Josip Barišić, Pastor of Čilipi Parish
Church of St. Blaise
7:30 pm Art exhibition ˝Little St. Blaise by Josip Ivanović˝
Organised by: Festa Dubrovnik
Marin Držić Theatre
Tuesday, 31 January 2017

6:00 pm Three days of holy mass for the Saint Blaise Festivity 

Led by the Very Reverend Josip Barišić, Pastor of Čilipi Parish
Church of St. Blaise
7:30 pm 4th scientific conference ˝Ahead of the Festivity˝ on the topic: ˝The Economy of Salvation – the Salvation of the Economy˝
Organised by: ˝Christian Social Circles˝ Association, Zagreb
John Paul II Hall
Wednesday, 1 February 2017
11:00 am Workshop on traditional dishes for the St. Blaise Festivity
Organised by: Festa Dubrovnik, the DEŠA Association – Dubrovnik, and the Tourism and Hospitality School
Restoran Mimoza
11:00 am Presentation of the magazine Welcome to Dubrovnik no. 29 for 2017
Organised by: Dubrovnik Tourist Board
Friars Minor Monastery
5:00 pm Theatrical storytelling for children ˝Libro of St. Blaise˝
Teatar Lero
Lazareti
6:00 pm Three days of holy mass for the Saint Blaise Festivity
Led by the Very Reverend Josip Barišić, Pastor of Čilipi Parish
Church of St. Blaise
7:00 pm Exhibition of paintings by the artist Elias Ayoub ˝Love in Damascus˝
Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik
8:00 pm Concert for the Festivity of St. Blaise and the Day of the City of Dubrovnik
Performed and organised by: the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra (concert organised in cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum and the Croatian - Austrian Society of Dubrovnik)
Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Thursday, 2 February 2017 – CANDLEMAS
8:00 Tribute to the fallen defenders of the City of Dubrovnik
Organised by: City of Dubrovnik
Memorial at the Boninovo Cemetery
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Humanitarian event ˝Bitter Orange Days˝
Organised by: DEŠA Association – Dubrovnik and Dubrovačka naranča (Eng: ˝Dubrovnik Orange˝)
Luža
12:00 pm Presentation of the preliminary program of the 68th Dubrovnik Summer Festival
Organised by: Dubrovnik Summer Festival
Festival Palace
1:00 pm Wine Festivity
Festa Dubrovnik, Chamber of Economy of Dubrovnik-Neretva County, and Chamber of Trades and Crafts of Dubrovnik-Neretva County
City Café (Gradska kavana)
2:45 pm Parade of the City of Dubrovnik Marching Band and performance with the Cathedral Choir
Stradun
3:00 pm The Banner of St. Blaise gathers the city standards
In front of the Church of St. Blaise
3:30 pm Opening Ceremony of the Festivity of St. Blaise
In front of the Church of St. Blaise
5:30 pm Celebratory Evening Mass and Concert
Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
7:00 pm ˝Candlemas Dinner˝
Fort Revelin
Friday, 3 February 2017 - SAINT BLAISE FESTIVITY DAY
6:00 am Patriotic hymn with the ringing of the city bells, music, and muskets
Platoon of Dubrovnik Musketeers
Great Pier in the Old City harbour
7:00 am First mass in the Church of St. Blaise, parade of Grand Masters, musketeers, city band, and standard bearers to Ploče
Church of St. Blaise
- the city standards are joined by banners from the east of the City, and together they go to Pile to wait for the banners from the west side of the City
- at Pile the banners are waved in honour of St. Blaise and they enter the City; heading towards the Cathedral the standard bearers salute the patron saint’s church
7:00 am Patriotic Hymn
Organised by: the City of Dubrovnik Marching Band
Stradun
10:00 am CELEBRATORY LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST
Led by His Excellency Egidije Ivan Živković, Ph.D., the Bishop of Eisenstadt in Burgenland, Austria
In front of the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Mass is followed by the CELEBRATORY PROCESSION THROUGH THE CITY
1:00 pm Banquet in honour of St. Blaise (traditional dirty macaroni, doughnuts, and a glass of wine)
Luža
3:30 pm Banner men greet the Cathedral, bishops and Grand Masters
In front of the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
4:00 pm Tombola (Eng: ˝raffle˝)
In front of Luža
Organised by Dubrovnik Tourist Board
Saturday, 4 February 2017
9:00 am X. International Chess Tournament ˝Dubrovnik Open 2017˝
Organised by: Chess Club ˝Dubrovnik˝
Hotel Petka
Sunday, 5 February 2017
8:00 am gathering of banners and pilgrims
In front of the Church of St. Blaise
and walk to Gorica
9:00 am Celebration of St. Blaise at Gorica, holy mass
Gorica of St. Blaise
12:00 pm Return of standard bearers to the City, lowering of the banner of St. Blaise, raising of the national flag, and holy mass with which the Festivity of St. Blaise for 2017 officially ends.
In front of the Church of St. Blaise

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Wednesday
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Thursday
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