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170 Foreign Guests, 2Cellos And LADO On Menu For EU Entry Party In Zagreb

The Croatian government’s organising committee in charge of Sunday’s EU entry celebrations in the capital have invited all citizens to come to the main ban Jelacic square in downtown Zagreb to join in on the party.

More than 700 performers will take part on Sunday evening as Croatia celebrates its entry into the European Union. 170 foreign guests will be in attendance, including 7 EU institute representatives, 14 state Presidents and 10 Prime Ministers. Details of the financial plan for the celebrations will be revealed next week.

“The main program of the celebrations on Zagreb’s main square is based on Croatia’s tangible and intangible heritage listed by UNESCO, with each point reflecting one region,” said organising director Dora Ruzdjak Podolski.

Famous Croatian cellists 2Cellos will play on stage, whilst there will also be performances from National Folk Dance Ensemble LADO, Darko Rundek and a number of opera singers. The celebrations will be streamed live on the governments YouTube channel.

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