Summer BuzZg – Zagreb is the place this summer

Summer BuzZg

The freedom, the wide-open parks and spaces, and the vibes on the streets of Zagreb are coming alive for one more epic summer season. And there is plenty to enjoy in the Great Outdoors in the capital this year – Welcome to Summer BuzZg, a season when everything is happening in Zagreb!

 

Staylicious flaying dress, Zagreb, Croatia,. photo rights by Croatian Attractions
Staylicious flaying dress, Zagreb, Croatia,. photo rights by Croatian Attractions

Zagreb is one of the greenest and most walkable cities in Europe. This summer will see it come to life, as Zagreb’s growing reputation as a destination of art, music, and culture will be enhanced with an enviable summer program with something for all the family. 

Zagreb, Croatia, photo by J. Duvall, photo credit by TB of Zagreb
Zagreb, Croatia, photo by J. Duvall, photo credit by TB of Zagreb

A Live outdoor performances

Live outdoor performances will be the norm, not the exception, so get your walking shoes on and prepare to discover the sounds and sights of this beautiful city with Summer BuzZg. 

National Theatre, Zagreb, Photo by M. Švarc
National Theatre, Zagreb, Photo by M. Švarc

Buzz through your summer in Zagreb with unforgettable music events. 

Summer in the Museum of Contemporary Arts brings you multimedia events for more than a month. With great content, big stars, and the latest artistic discoveries on the principle of “5 in 1”: concerts, exhibitions, theater, performance, film!

SEA OF BOOKS AND DISTANT GALAXIES IN THE PARK OF ZRINJEVAC, ZAGREB, CROATIA PHOTO CREDIT BY SEA OF BOOKS
SEA OF BOOKS AND DISTANT GALAXIES IN THE PARK OF ZRINJEVAC, ZAGREB, CROATIA PHOTO CREDIT BY SEA OF BOOKS

INmusic festival

When announcing great musical events, we have to mention the INmusic festival! The 15th edition starts on June 20th and ends on June 22nd. The festival takes place in the beautiful isles of lake Jarun. It is Croatia’s biggest open-air rock festival, founded in 2006, and has been growing stronger ever since. Huffington Post called it the “Woodstock of the 21st century”. The green oasis of the city of Zagreb proves to be the perfect setting for the indie-rock mellow get-together. Visitors of the festival will enjoy performances of The Killers, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Deftones, Kasabian, Roisin Murphy, Royal Blood, IDLES, White lies, and many, many more…

Jarun Lake, Zagreb, Croatia, photo by J. Duval, photo credit by TB of Zagreb
Jarun Lake, Zagreb, Croatia, photo by J. Duval, photo credit by TB of Zagreb

Besides that, visitors and citizens of Zagreb will enjoy the concert of Placebo, Zucchero, Pixies, Rage against the machine, Simple Minds, and Kiss. 

For those more interested in cultural events, Zagreb is offering 36th Youth Salon – with the theme Parasites. Installations of “Little Zagreb” are placed across the city. Croatian National Theatre has summer evenings on the square, and events are free for anyone who wants to participate.

 

Meštrović pavillion, Zagreb, Croatia, photo by Matko M.Švarc
Meštrović pavillion, Zagreb, Croatia, photo by Matko M.Švarc

Zagreb Film Festival

The fantastic Zagreb Film Festival is the one to mention when talking about culture in Zagreb. It’s the biggest festival of fantasy and genre films in the region. It brings film treats to all the film enthusiasts and fans of the fantasy and genre films!

An essential part of BuzZg is the Family category of events with various events for both young and older folk. Those to mention are “Pop up by the lake, “Food Truck Festival, “Animafest Zagreb, “and “Art Park Zagreb. ” 

Art Park is an open art gallery situated in the beautiful city park where you can spend your hot summer day. Beloved location for many Zagreb folk, it’s a place everyone should visit at this time. 

Mali Zagreb - photo by Boška i Krešo, photo credit by Mali Zagreb & TB of The city of Zagreb
Mali Zagreb – photo by Boška i Krešo, photo credit by Mali Zagreb & TB of The city of Zagreb

Animafest is a festival by filmmakers for filmmakers. Creative animation, in all its different forms – from traditional drawings, to stop motion, CGI, to most experimental cross-media explorations – has been the focus of attention since the very beginning. It’s a place of inspiration, creativity, exchange of ideas, innovation, communication, and international diversity. 

The list of BuzZg goes on, so be sure to find out more at https://www.infozagreb.hr/summerbuzzg-en&lang=en

Zagreb Classic program
Zagreb Classic program

Zagreb’s Mayor Tomislav Tomašević said on this occasion:

“I am glad that we will return to the artists the audience they missed for the past two years, given that along with Tomislavac, culture will once again live in many open spaces of our city – from the Tuškanac Summer Stage, Klovićevi dvori to Summer at the Museum of Contemporary Art. “

Photo by M. Gašparović, Zagreb Classic, The square of King Tomislav, Zagreb, Croatia, photo credit by TB of the City of Zagreb
Photo by M. Gašparović, Zagreb Classic, The square of King Tomislav, Zagreb, Croatia, photo credit by TB of the City of Zagreb

On this occasion, Martina Bienenfeld, director of the Tourist Board, said: 

“All programs are free, and I expect that they will attract a large audience. Vibrant late spring and summer in Zagreb are coming, and we designed the Summer BUZZ Zagreb campaign. The tourist results show that Zagreb in the first five months of this year is the destination with the highest number of arrivals and overnight stays in Croatia; I expect to continue this positive trend. I am happy to invite everyone to visit our city, which is full of events and, according to many, the most beautiful in these coming months.”

It will be a great summer in Zagreb! Don’t miss it!

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