Vela Luka – Ostrov Korčula
News from Korčula Island


The Hvar public theatre, from its establishment in 1969, treasures and represents Hvar’s theatre heritage by taking part in every manifestation on Hvar, throughout Croatia and abroad.

With this years premiere of “Slave” by Hanibal Lucić, Hvar’s theatrical and heritage cycle was completed. Since 1969, and especially since restoration in1991, the Hvar public theatre performed in over 50 Croatian cities, and abroad (Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia, BIH, etc.).

In the republic of Croatia, when performing on Festivals of Croatian theatre amateurs, almost every theatre’s performance meant winning the first place. Commendations and performances on Dubrovnik summer Games, Split summer, 150th anniversary of Matica Hrvatske, and Festivals of public theatres. Performances of the Hvar public theatre, for every important occasion, are the most representable cultural product of this City. More info, gallery