Thursday, 22 March 2018

New Rules Coming for Film and Other Audiovisual Industries

ZAGREB, March 22, 2018 - The Croatian government on Thursday put forward to the parliament a bill on audiovisual activities that more precisely defines the model of selection and the scope of jurisdiction of members of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), including the Croatian Audiovisual Council that decides on the distribution of funds for the implementation of national programmes for promoting audio-visual creative work.

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Vjenceslav Richter Retrospective Opening in Austria

ZAGREB, March 11, 2018 - A major retrospective of Croatian artist Vjenceslav Richter will be staged at the Neue Galerie in Graz, Austria on March 22, under the title "Rebel with a Vision".

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Rijeka European Capital of Culture 2020 Project Presented

ZAGREB, February 27, 2018 - On Tuesday, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović held in her office a presentation of the project "Rijeka - European Capital of Culture 2020" for representatives of diplomatic missions and international organisations accredited in Croatia. The presentation was prepared by Rijeka City officials and the company "Rijeka 2020 d.o.o.", in charge of implementing the project.

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Culture System Reforms in the Works?

ZAGREB, February 25, 2018 - Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek said on Sunday she would try to set two foundations for the development of Croatian culture in the rest of her term in office, a reform of the culture system and good preparation for absorbing European funds in the new financial perspective.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Glagolitic Script Usage Promoted in Croatia

ZAGREB, February 20, 2018 - The Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics is launching a campaign called "Croatian Glagolitic Script Day" with the aim of popularising this Croatian alphabet and script.

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra to Perform in Zagreb

ZAGREB, February 6, 2018 - The Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra will perform in Zagreb's Vatroslav Lisinski concert hall on Saturday, February 10, under the baton of maestro Ivan Repušić and with award-winning Croatian pianist Aljoša Jurinić.

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Zagreb Soloists Chamber Orchestra Performs at Versailles

ZAGREB, February 6, 2018 - The Zagreb Soloists chamber orchestra, founded in 1953, last weekend held a concert at Versailles as part of the prestigious music event Chateau de Versailles Spectacles, thus paying tribute to its beginnings under the artistic leadership of its founder and renowned Italian cellist Antonio Janigro, whose 100th birth anniversary is being marked this year.

Monday, 5 February 2018

Culture Ministers of Croatia and Montenegro Discuss UNESCO Nomination

ZAGREB, February 5, 2018 – Montenegrin and Croatian culture ministers Aleksandar Bogdanović and Nina Obuljen Koržinek met in the Montenegrin coastal town of Kotor on Sunday to discuss Montenegro's application for the inclusion of the Bokeljska Mornarica maritime brotherhood on the UNESCO world cultural heritage list without specifying that it is the heritage of the Croatian people.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Zagreb Art Pavilion Marks 120th Anniversary

ZAGREB, February 3, 2018 - An exhibition on the 120th anniversary of Zagreb's Art Pavilion, one of the city's landmarks, was opened on Friday.

Monday, 15 January 2018

Censorship and Appointment Cause Turmoil in Film and Theatre Communities

A recent attempt to ban a Croatian film from the national public broadcaster and an appointment in the national theatre have brought numerous reactions.

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