National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia
72 years of activity

What makes LADO special

40 professional performers

Performers that both dance and sing at the highest artistic level.

14 virtuoso musicians

Musicians who play a total of 80 different traditional instruments.

LADO is a "2 in 1": dance company as well as a top choir

Every LADO artist is both a dancer and a singer, which allows versatility. Performances can be dance performances, singing performances and both elements together, all accompanied by the orchestra.


More than 100 choreographies. An incredible diversity of dances, songs and costumes.

Lado is a "dancing museum"

Experience the vibrant color and striking beauty of traditional costumes, some of which are older than 100 years and embellished with real gold, including jewelry made from archaic coins.

Almost seven decades of appearances on stages across the world

More than 5,000 concerts in 48 countries. More than 30 records and CDs recorded at the highest production level.

Educational activities provided

Excellent workshops and master classes.


"Folklor je kao i livada, puna raznobojnog poljskog cvijeća, ništa u njem nije isto, uvijek je sve novo, uvijek je malo drugačije i još ljepše..." Zvonimir Ljevaković