Partner country - Japan

Festival of national importance, Varaždin Baroque Evenings, is the most prominent music-scene event of the central Croatia, founded in 1971. Nowadays, it is one of the best-known festival, specialized in early music, in the world. Festival is under the permanent patronage of President of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, and has national status for twenty years. For seven years, Festival has partner country. Up to now, the country partner were Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Israel, Austria, Russian Federation, Italy, France, Spain, Hungary and this year it will be Japan.

Why are Varaždin Baroque Evenings in a competition for the world’s best festival of classic music and why are they outshined in the New York Times's article about Croatia?

Under patronage of:

President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Financial support provided by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, City of Varaždin, Varaždin County




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Institutions, corporations and agencies partners of the festival:

The organizers and founders of the 48th Varaždin Baroque Evenings