Dobrofest Trnava is the only music festival dedicated to the inventor of the resophonic guitar, the native of Slovakia John Dopyera. Trnava country festival belongs among the greatest of its kind in the world.
During the first week of June, Trnava has been the centre of good music, dancing and good atmosphere since 1992. One can enjoy music directly in the Trinity Square of the oldest free royal town in Slovakia. Every year, during a few days, the greatest stars from all over the world present themselves with a variety of music styles linked together by the tones of the resophonic guitar.
Dobro is an original type of guitar with a metal resonator and a specific tone used mainly in country music, bluegrass and folk. The name is derived from the name of its author and his brothers (DOpyera BROthers).
In Trnava, one can also find the only museum of resophonic instruments in the world - the Hall of Fame of Dobro.
source: Vydavateľstvo Dajama