culture

Croatia Winter Music Festival, multigaming tournament in Zagreb's Arena during New Year holidays

The Croatia Winter Music Festival will take place in Zagreb from 31 December to 6 January, and the event is expected to attract some 10,000 guests in the Croatian capital.

Fund announced to protect cultural heritage in conflict zones

France, the United Arab Emirates and almost 40 other countries and international organizations launched a fund on Saturday to protect cultural heritage at risk from conflict and extremism.

Museum of tastes opens in Osijek

A museum of tastes was formally opened in Osijek by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Friday on the occasion of marking Osijek City Day.

Falconry, yoga added to world intangible cultural heritage list

Falconry and yoga are among a number of pursuits that have been added to a list of the world's intangible cultural heritage, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (...

Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza wins Cervantes Prize

Spanish novelist Eduardo Mendoza has won the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honour.

Israeli Film Week to take place in Zagreb

The eighth edition of the Israeli Film Week will take place at Zagreb's Europa Cinema from November 30 to December 4.

Book fair to take place in Pula 1-11 Dec

The 22nd edition of the book fair in Pula called "Dreamlike Book Fair in Istria" will open on Thursday, 1 December and run through 11 December, organisers of this event said at a news conference...

FM says Austria looking forward to culture year with Croatia

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said on Thursday that Austria was looking forward to 2017 as the year of culture between Austria and Croatia.

Culture minister says 2020 unique chance to promote Croatia

Croatia will have a unique opportunity to promote its culture and art in 2020 as chair of the Council of the European Union and with the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka as the European Capital of...

Nearly 40,000 people attend Theare Night

The 8th edition of Theatre Night was held on Saturday evening in 46 Croatian cities and towns in which approximately 38,000 people saw 145 shows, organisers of the event reported on Sunday.

Trump calls for apology after Broadway actors' protest to US VP-elect

US president-elect Donald Trump called for an apology from the cast of the hit Broadway show Hamilton on Saturday after the actors expressed their anxiety to his deputy Mike Pence, who was...

8th European Theatre Night to be held on Nov 19

This year's European Theatre Night, to be held on November 19 in as many as 86 institutions in 46 towns across Croatia, will feature a record high 145 plays, including four premieres, which...

7 Zagreb Film Festival titles nominated for European Oscar

The Zagreb Film Festival will take place on 12-20 November, and  as many as seven titles to be screened during the festival have been nominated for the  European Film Awards (EFA).

Book in the focus of Interliber

Interliber, the central annual event involving publishing and books in the Croatian capital will be held on 8-13 November.

World Heritage Committee adopts controversial Jerusalem resolution

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee on Wednesday voted to approve a resolution criticized by Israel as ignoring Jewish ties to a key holy site in Jerusalem, the second such decision approved by the...