Culture minister celebrates Hvar Theatre's 400th anniversary

place: Hvar
organiser: Hvar Theatre
Culture Minister Andrea Zlatar Violic on Monday opened in the southern island town of Hvar festivities marking the 400th anniversary of the Hvar Theatre, the first community theatre in Europe.

The theatre was built in 1612 on the first floor of Arsenal during the reign of Duke Petar Semitecolo. Monumental Arsenal in the center of the historical core of Hvar is one of the most significant military-maritime buildings of its kind on the Mediterranean.
A series of cultural events has been planned to celebrate the historic date.

(Source: tportal)

(D.H., 05.10.2012)