The International CREScendo Music Festival takes place in the city of Cres: in the last five years the festival has achieved notable success as well as a remarkable attendance rate.

The CREScendo Music Festival gathers world-class domestic and foreign jazz musicians: since the CREScendo Music Festival insisted on artistic interdisciplinarity from its very beginnings, besides great music, visitors can be amused by a various culture offer including the exhibition of paintings and photographs by artists from Cres as well as the exhibition of projects carried out by the Ruta Association.