INA supported Split Summer

  • • 59th Split Summer opened with the performance of the opera “The Return of the sailors”
    • Providing support and this year’s program, INA continues collaboration with the Festival

    Zagreb, 15 July 2013 –Opening ceremony of 59th Split Summer Festival was held last night in Split under the auspices of INA, accompanied by Franz von Suppe’s “Return of the sailors” of the Croatian National Theatre in Split, under the baton of maestro Loris Voltolini and directed by Leo Katunaric.
    Through its donations and sponsorships program, INA allocates substantial funds for cultural projects and has achieved successful cooperation with all major institutions, associations and cultural events. Bearing in mind that Split Summer Festival, with its long tradition, has achieved cult status and became great promoter of Split and its cultural offerings, INA wasglad to acceptthe role of sponsor this year as well and thus continue a long-standing successful cooperation with this Festival.

    Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy opera “The Flying Dutchman” by Richard Wagner on 14 August, two performances of Verdi’s opera “Nabucco”, while the rich concert program this year attracted numerous artists such as Croatian Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Croatian National Theatre in Split with the champion of Opera ValentinaFijacko and Damir Imamovic’sSevdahTakht. Two premieres are provided in the drama program; “Timon of Athens” by William Shakespeare and “This child” by JoëlPommerat, while the rich ballet program would be marked by Ballet Split’s performances in the period of 7 to 11 August.

    Split Summer Festival was founded in 1954 and is one of the most important and prominent Croatian festivals. Summer festival of opera, drama, dance and music, in addition to its own production HNK Split, hosts a number of music, theater, dance performances from home and abroad, and the best music and theater pieces are presented with“Judita” award.

    About INA Group
    INA Group holds the dominant position in Croatian oil business and a strong position in the region in the oil and gas exploration and production, oil processing, and oil and oil products distribution activities. The Group is comprised of a number of companies either partially or fully owned by the company INA, d.d. The registered office of the company is at Avenija Veceslava Holjevca 10, Zagreb, Croatia. INA Group has 13,854 employees. In the E&P segment, INA currently operates, in addition to Croatia, in Angola and Egypt. Refining activities are based in INA’s refineries; Rijeka and Sisak, while the regional retail network is comprised of 454 petrol stations in Croatia and neighboring countries.

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