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Celebrities in Pula

Throughout its glorious past famous persons and celebrities liked to visit Pula. Some of them visited the town with the Arena only for a short time. Some of them held unforgettable concerts in its amphitheater, the world's most beautiful stage...

Leonard Cohen - 2013

Maestro of Spanish flamenco, the guitar virtuoso Paco de Lucia, held two concerts in the Arena, the second one was in 2010 when he completely captivated the audience with his fast, temperamental guitar passages and...

Vanessa Redgrave & Franco Nero - 2010
Sinead O'Connor - 2009

 

Elton John, one of the biggest pop stars in the world with the longest music career, accompanied with his five-member band, began his concert in 2009 in the Arena with the 11 minute composition in two parts,...

 

Michael Bolton, the world famous musician held a concert in Pula in 2009 as part of his European tour, where his strong voice completely filled the amphitheater. The audience truly enjoyed the concert of this great...

 

The charming singer Omara Portuondo managed to convey the hot Cuban rhythm and unrepeated atmosphere of Buena Vista Social Club. With her spontaneous stage performance in 2008 she created an excellent atmosphere...

Christopher Lee - 2008
Manu Chao - 2008
Zdravko Čolić - 2008

American musician Norah Jones performed in 2007 in front of a sold-out crowd in Pula's Arena, offering the audience more than an hour and a half of excellent mix of pop, jazz, folk and country music. From the first song "Come...

Zucchero - 2007
Paco de Lucia - 2006
Riccardo Mutti - 2006

One of the world's most famous tenors, Spanish artist Jose Carreras met all the expectations of the audience in the completely full Arena where he performed in 2006 together with the famed opera soprano Inva Mula, under the...

Romario - 2005
Gianfranco Zola - 2005
Anastacia - 2005

In 2005 more than 7000 people enjoyed Jamiroquai's two-hour-long concert. Excellent light show, impressive stage and powerful sound system, together with the attractive lighting of the Arena, were a perfect...

In 2005 Andrea Bocelli, renowned Italian tenor introduced himself to the audience in Pula's Arena with the rich opera repertoire, accompanied by the HRT Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marcello Rota. This special evening was...

Maksim Mrvica - 2005

There was no doubt that Luciano Pavarotti would hold an unforgettable concert in Pula's Arena in 2004. The magnificent maestro, one of the world's leading tenors, legend of the world opera scene, performed accompanied by the...

Goran Bregović - 2004
Al di Meola - 2004

When the greatest Italian pop star Eros Ramazzotti performed in Pula's Arena in 2004 the entire city was in a "state of emergency". At a rough estimate there were about 12 thousand spectators in the amphitheater. The surrounding...

The concert of the late Cesaria Evora held in Pula's Arena on June 14, 2003 met all the expectations of her fans. The legendary Cape Verdean singer nicknamed "the barefoot diva", started as a bar singer and became one of the most...

In 2003 the British soul-pop band Simply Red held a concert in Pula's Arena in front of over 5000 people, as part of their European tour where they promoted their new album "Amplified".
This was their second performance in...

One of the most eminent artists of our time Placido Domingo performed in Pula's Arena on July 30, 2003. The excitement around his concert in Pula where his guest was the Portuguese opera soprano Elisabett Matos grew day after day....

Zucchero - 2002
Jamiroquai - 2002
Balašević - 2001.
Oliver Dragojević - 2001.

At the concert held in the Arena in 2000 the famous rock singer Joe Cocker promised to return to Pula once again and indeed he kept this promise by coming back in 2005. Both of his concerts were truly magnificent: at full...

Queen of the catwalk, fashion icon Naomi Campbell visited Pula's Arena in 2000, had a glass of champagne and then set off to the Brijuni where she spent a wonderful day and evening taking part in one of the fashion shows.

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Alanis Morissette - 2000.

Black trousers, leather jacket, guitar, frenzied crowd and Sting performing on the stage under the stars. In 1997 about a dozen thousand people sang together with the Englishman hits like:  If You Love Somebody, Set Them...

Jose Carreras - 1998

Monserrat Caballe, Spanish opera singer, famed for her bel canto singing technique and roles in Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti's operas, performed in the Arena in 1997 together with her daughter Monserrat...

Carl Orff "Carmina Burana" - 1994
Vanessa Mae - 1998