Dorotea Solomun is a highly experienced professional who works as Head of the EU Project Department at the Varaždin Tourist Board. With extensive experience in project implementation, management, and coordination, Dorotea holds a degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb, and post-graduate studies in “EU Funds and Entrepreneurship” at the University of the North in Varaždin.
In addition to her role at the Tourist Board, Dorotea is responsible for organizing Croatia’s largest international street festival, Špancirfest. As the festival approaches its 25th anniversary in August 2023, together with her team, Dorotea is working to plan and coordinate a diverse range of music and artistic programs that will appeal to a broad audience.
Along with the team of the Varaždin Tourist Board, Dorotea is involved in the development of Varaždin BackYard Festival, Advent in Varaždin, and other city cultural events that promote cultural, touristic and artistic development in the city. She works closely with public stakeholders in culture such as the Concert Office, Varaždin school of music, Croatian National Theatre in Varaždin and other cultural organizations.
She is dedicated to connecting international cultural organizations with other cultural organizations in Varaždin, promoting cooperation and collaboration that will further enhance the city’s cultural scene.
She is known to be an open and cheerful person, who is always eager to collaborate on high-quality projects that involve music. Dorotea is always seeking new opportunities to promote the arts and bring people together through music and culture.