Croatian Tradition on the World Stage February 22, 2022 National Day of the Republic of Croatia at EXPO2020 On 6 March 2022, Croatia will be the centre of attention at EXPO2020 Dubai, and will demonstrate the richness of its cultural heritage through a series of music performances. Alongside the performances by LADO, the Croatian National Ensemble of Folk Dances and Songs, in the very heart of EXPO 2020, the Al Wasl Dome, the visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular projection show of the Croatian flag. The programme consists of two parts, the protocolar one and the entertaining performances at different locations of the event. The presentation of Croatian intangible heritage will be marked by two major evening concerts, while smaller ensembles will additionally convey the atmosphere of folk customs through a series of daytime performances. Programme of the National Day of the Republic of Croatia: 6 March 2022 10:30 / LADO UNESCO, protocolar part of the National Day, Al Wasl Plaza 13:30 / Starovinsko pivanje, Sea Stage 14:00 / Samičarsko nadigravanje, Sun Stage 15:00 / Ojkalica, Earth Stage 15:30 / Flash Mob – orkestar drmeš, Gayath Trail Square 16:00 / Istarska ljestvica – svirka na sopilama, Earth Stage 16:30 / Klapsko pjevanje, Sea Stage 18:30 / Dude peteroglasne, Sun Stage 21:00 / LADO Elektro, concert “Memorabilium,” Jubilee Stage 7 March 2022 13:00 / Flash mob – Sinoćka sam ti draga, Plaza 2020 14:30 / Klapsko pjevanje, Sea Stage 14:00 / Ojkalica, Earth Stage 20:30 / LADO Ensemble, concert “Journey Through Croatia,” Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre The aim of this event is to attract visitors to the Croatian Pavilion and to present Croatia as a unique country with extraordinary cultural heritage. Alongside natural resources, cultural heritage is Croatia’s most valuable asset. HEP is therefore a years-long supporter of projects aimed at preserving and promoting Croatian culture. HEP – more than Electricity!