Indie-rock festival Terraneo made a big splash in Šibenik when first held in 2011, and despite a pause in 2014 and 2015 (when Terraneo became a concert season rather than an out-and-out festival), there are signs that it will make a full-blooded return in future. For the time being SuperUho, held in early August, is the biggest show in town, with alt-rock and experimental bands (previous headliners have included The National and Einstürzende Neubauten) appearing in the grandiose surrounds of St Michael’s Fortress.

Late July’s Supertoon animation festival is a hugely enjoyable event involving both indoor and outdoor projections throughout the town – animated short films, kids’ cartoons and animated music videos are the three main strands.

Straddling a fortnight in late June/early July, the International Children’s Festival (Međunarodni dječji festival) frequently turns out to be great fun for all ages, incorporating street entertainers, musical theatre and high-quality puppet performances.

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