TRADITIONAL PROCESSION Dubrovnik Celebrates Virgin Mary’s Feast

Author(s): Olja Ljubišić Photographer(s): Goran Mratinović
The Assumption of Virgin Mary into Heaven is one of the most important religious feasts in Catholic Church vastly celebrated in Dubrovnik and entire country on 15 August. 

The holy mass has been celebrated in Dubrovnik’s Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and followed by the procession from the Cathedral to the Old Port.

Towns in Croatia with Roman Marian churches known for large processions and celebrations on 15 August are Marija Bistrica, Trsat, Sinj, Aljmaš.

Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin, mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ is national holiday in Croatia. 

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