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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The famous violinist Julian Rachlin will once again this September be the host to his musician friends in Dubrovnik and for the 11th time in a row enrich the walls of the old town with the sounds of exqusitly preformed chamber music.
Julian Rachlin got the idea for the festival during his participation at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival in 2000. The famous violinist was amazed by the atmosphere of the historical city core, the most beautiful music stage, and ever since then has brought numerous musicians to this pearl of the …

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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The `Renaissance festival – live pictures from history` begins on the first day of September in Koprivnica.This is the largest tourist-historical event in this part of Europe, which will during the four days of the festival bring together around 700 participants in original costumes from Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Most of the event will be linked to the 15th and especially the 16th century, when Renaissance forts were built.
This historical event will begin with a procession of knights from the town centre towards the Renaissance …

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[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Špancirfest festival will be held from 19 – 28 August for the 13th consecutive year in the Baroque city of Varažadin, situated in the northwest of Croatia. During this time the streets and squares of Varaždin become centres of music, theatre and many other art forms as street performers take over the town.
The Varaždin street festival Špancirfest is also called ‘the festival of good emotions’. It is one of the most visited festivals in Croatia and the region. During the past 12 years it has been visited by more than …

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[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Croatia is the promised land in July, for all lovers of the seventh art form because it offers as many as three interesting film festivals. Chronologically speaking, the first is Libertas Film Festival, one of the many cultural events in Dubrovnik. The seventh edition of this festival will be held from 2-6 July, and the organisers have again this year thought up a rich and high quality program. It is a festival which brings to Dubrovnik audiences some of the most interesting film accomplishments of independent productions. Presented within the …

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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

For as long as fifteen years, a group of enthusiasts has been thinking up innovative ways of fun on the streets of Zagreb, as part of ‘Cest is d` Best’ festival (‘cest’ is a variation on the word ‘cesta’- meaning street). It is a festival at which, for ten days, Zagreb`s central streets become a happy circus and the world of street theatre. The city is never more colourful and jolly in spirit than when it has clowns and entertainers walking through it, among which any come from the furthest …

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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

For more than half a century, the Dalmatian city of Šibenik has been the city of children during the summer and so celebrates children`s imagination and creativity. Šibenik will this year also host children from all over the world during the 50th International Children`s Festival, a unique cultural manifestation of worldly proportions that has become a trademark of Šibenik. The festival offers the audience three main events: a review of domestic and international children`s groups, the workshop part of the program, where children are directly and publicly involved in creating, …

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[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Theatres from all across the world have been participating for years at the international festival of new theatre, Zagreb`s popular Eurokaz. This festival, which is not limited by genre, enables the guests of Zagreb an insight into recent movements in contemporary theatre art. The rich production, quality performances and international collaboration are the key factors due to which this festival has been recognized in the world.
The first Eurokaz was held in 1987, as part of the cultural program of University Games after which it became a standard annual manifestation. The …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Zagreb is the host of a film festival, unique in the world, the only one that with its rich program of film projections, music events, world renowned directors, producers and actors, promotes Jewish culture as well as dialogue among the nations. This year the festival will be held from 22 – 28 May in ‘Europa’ cinema, one of the most beautiful and oldest art-cinemas in this area. Lovers of Jewish films and culture will be able to enjoy free screenings of the best films throughout the day, while in the …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Spring in Rijeka offers numerous international events, but the most important one is the 18th International festival of Small Theatres (3-11 May). This festival of Rijeka is one of the favourite gathering events of theatre enthusiasts who nurture an unconventional approach to this art. Its name is a sign of provocation and curiosity on the international scene. Independent theatre production has been popular for a number of years, which has been recognized by the public, so it is not surprising that some of the best theatre plays of today are …

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[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Zagreb offers many events and activities to tourists throughout the year, but in the spring that offer additionally “blooms” due to the traditional festival of St. Mark and the Zagreb Time Machine manifestation.
During the Festival of St. Mark many museums, churches and squares of Zagreb’s old town core in the Upper Town and also the Lower Town become a stage to musical artists. This year’s 13th festival will once again host numerous national and international soloists and ensembles.
The festival originated from the idea that performances by top musicians would revive …