The opening ceremony started with the exhibition of Art Gallery of BiH called ‘Retrospectrum’ which was realized in cooperation with ‘Martino’ gallery Mostar. The exhibition was opened by Chairman of BiH Council of Ministers.
President of ‘Matica Hrvatske’ Mostar Josip Muselimović said that around 600 theatre, music, poetic and art events will be organised during the festival.
After the solemn opening ceremony in Croat House ‘Herceg Stjepan Kosača’ the audience was entertained by klapa music from Omiš.
Guest of the evening was musician Đani Stipaničev, and two painters from Omiš, Vanja Rogošić Ojdenić and Dora Ojdenić, presented themselves with painting everything that happened on the stage.