Program Sudamja 2022 (.pdf)
Thanks to the more favorable epidemiological situation, this year's feast of St. Domnius - Days of the City of Split will again look the way we are used to it. The Sudamja 2022 program, adopted by this year's Celebration Committee, includes over thirty events with religious, cultural, entertainment and sports content. This year's laureates will receive awards for their life achievements and personal and group achievements in the past year at a ceremony at the Croatian National Theater in Split (Trg Gaje Bulata 1, 21000 Split) on May 6, the day before the feast of St. Domnius.
The events related to Sudamja started on March 15, 2022, with the Bocce Ball Tournament, which is organized every Saturday in the Port of Split and ends on May 15, 2022, with an international race of rowing legends from Oxford, Cambridge, and Split in the City Port.
The most intense events begin on April 28, 2022, and it marks the beginning of the Novena in honor of St. Domnius. From that day on, Holy Masses, sermons, and concerts of spiritual music will be held daily in the Split Cathedral until May 7, 2022, when after the procession from Peristyle through Hrvojeva Street to the Riva, a Mass will take place on the Riva led by the Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia Giorgio Lingua.
Numerous performances of Cultural Artistic Societies and other events are planned by the Tourist Board of Split. The organization of a large number of events this year was taken over by the city company Žnjan d.o.o. The first program is on Marjan Forest Park on International Labor Day, May 1, 2022. Then follows the traditional Sudamja fair on May 6 and 7, 2022, and a concert on the waterfront (Riva) on St. Domnius feast on May 7, where this year Klapa Cambi Kaštela, Goran Karan, and Grupa Vagabundo will perform. After the fireworks, Tedi Spalato with the Goran Rukavina Orchestra will perform on Riva on May 7, 2022. Also, the traditional raffle with the performance of the mixed klapa Filip Dević before the start of the draw will take place.
The Choir and Orchestra of the Croatian National Theater Split and soloists of the Split Opera will perform a gala concert on Thursday, May 5, at 8 p.m. in front of the theater building (Trg Gaje Bulata). The performance will be directed by maestro Ivo Lipanović, and the program includes arias from the musical and musical-scenic works of Josip Hatze, Ivo Tijardović, and Jakov Gotovac. The concert is a special gift from the Split theater to its fellow citizens, and access to the performance is free.
Among the classical music concerts of this year's Sudamja, the performance of the string philharmonic orchestra of the Berlin Philharmonic in the Hrvatski dom Split (Tončićeva 1, 21000 Split) will take place. After the raffle on May 7, 2022, on the Riva, a joint performance of the Varaždin Tamburitza Orchestra with the tamburitza players of the Cultural Artistic Society Jedinstvo and Klapa Sv. Juraj-HRM will take place.
On Saturday, May 7, 2022, starting at 08:00 a.m. in the underwater area of Zvončac Bay and Sustipan in Split, an ecological action EKO SUBDAMJA 2022, cleaning the underwater/sea bed, will take place. This eco action is a thank you to St. Domnius and the legacy he left and also a warning of the importance of preserving that heritage for future generations.