Omis is a city rich in culture. Central annual cultural event is the Festival of the Dalmatian a cappella singing groups (Festival Dalmatinskih Klapa), which is held during each summer.
Festival of the Dalmatian a cappella singing groups (Festival Dalmatinskih Klapa)
Festival of the Dalmatian a cappella singing groups or on Croatian "Festival Dalmatinskih Klapa" is the central part of the town's cultural life. It is held each year in summer, usually in July. Klapa on Dalmatian dialect means company or group, and usually its composed of five to eight singing members. The festival was founded in 1966 and its the central part of Dalmatian traditional singing, and each year it gathers the best a cappella singing group from the whole Dalmatia. At this wonderful event every year jury and audience choose the best "klapa" in the whole Dalmatia.Festival of the Dalmatian a cappella singing groups (Festival Dalmatinskih Klapa) - Omis
During the summer city abounds with cultural programs. From serious programs, such as concerts and recitals in churches and cloister of the Franciscan monastery, drama plays in town squares and various exhibitions and literary evenings, to public festivities and entertainment events like the Pirates Nights, Crazy jumps or swimming marathon. Town, during the summer, provides to its guests a really wide range of interesting events. The most popular among them definitely is the Festival of the Dalmatian a cappella singing groups.
City Museum was founded in 1989. Museum is located in the building next to the east gate at the entrance to the old town. The museum is entered from a side street through a large iron gate into the yard where are exposed an ancient artefacts with inscriptions.
The ground floor of the museum houses a permanent exhibition of archaeological and historical materials related to the town of Omis and its surroundings. The most prominent museum pieces are the stone fragments with inscriptions from the ancient settlement Oneum, a portrait of the emperor Tiberius, ancient and medieval stone fragments which family Radman has gave to City Museum and many more interesting items.
Address: Ciy Museum
Ante Starcevica 5
21310 OMIS CROATIA
Phone: +385 (21) 861 847