For the fifth consecutive year, the renowned festival of the traditional a cappella music, Aklapela, will take place in Dubrovnik from 8 to 10 April 2016. The Aklapela Festival fosters traditional a cappella singing, which has been recognized by UNESCO as the world intangible cultural heritage.
The Festival will welcome numerous acclaimed a cappella groups from different parts of Croatia known as klapas, which will perform under the direction of the renowned artistic director, Maestro Josko Caleta. The performances will take place at some of the most amazing venues in Dubrovnik, such as the recently renovated Lazareti, just outside the city walls, and St. Dominic’s Church. All through the weekend of the Festival, the visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the performances by some of the best Croatian klapas on many corners and streets of the city, so make sure to join us from 8 - 10 of April 2016 in Dubrovnik.