One of Europe's biggest electronic music festivals, Ultra Europe, will be held for the fifth time in the coastal city of Split and on nearby islands on July 13-19, featuring leading DJs, the event's organisers said at a news conference earlier this week.
The Zagreb Film Festival started in the capital's Europa cinema on Saturday evening with the screening of "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki", a 2016 Finnish drama directed by Juho Kuosmanen and nominated for an Academy Award.
The 18th edition of the Spancirfest festival was held in Varazdin on 19-28 August under the slogan "Activate Your Creativity", and over 265,000 guests visited that northern city during this outdoor festival that featured 500 events, including some 50 concerts.
Zagreb will host the 14th World Theatre Festival on September 9-21, starting with "The Marriage of Maria Brown", performed at the Croatian National Theatre (HNK) on the 9th by Berlin's Schaubuehne am Lehniner Platz under the direction of Thomas Ostermeier.
Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream has been included as the main feature of Dubrovnik's Midsummer Scene to be presented in the Viennese English Theatre during Advent and will be performed every night from 7 November to 22 December.
The Lipovljani Encounters bringing together representatives of ethnic minorities in Croatia were opened in the town of Lipovljani, 90 kilometres east of Zagreb, on Saturday under the auspices of Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.
The fourth International Late Summer Music Festival Dubrovnik, to be held in that coastal resort from August 26 to September 23, will bring together numerous internationally renowned domestic and foreign classical musicians, a news conference heard on Friday.
The 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival opened on Friday with the screening of a restored version of Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver", attended by the star of the 1976 film, Robert De Niro, the guest of honour at this year's event.
One of the world's greatest actors, Robert De Niro, who arrived in Sarajevo on Friday as a guest of honour at the Sarajevo Film Festival, visited during the day locations evocative of the siege of the city in the 1992-95 war.
The feature film "Ti mene nosis" (You carry me) directed by Ivona Juka and produced by Antia Juka, has won the best foreign film award at the United International Film Festival recently held in New York.
The short film "Zvir" (The Beast) by Croatian director Miroslav Sikavica has been given the Illy Award in Cannes in the Directors' Fortnight programme, the Zagreb-based Propeler Film company, which produced the film, said on Monday.
Organisers have lined up a dozen big concerts, about 30 smaller ones and street musical performances, a dozen plays, about 20 dance events, about 300 performance acts, about 50 painting and circus workshops, and several sports events.
"The Subversive Film Festival has no sponsors and it depends on funds from the City of Zagreb and the Culture Ministry. This year, due to a change in the political paradigm, those funds have been drastically reduced, which has jeopardised our visibility and continuity,"
Ultra Europe is set to return for its fourth year in Split and promises to build on its first three years to become even bigger and better and organisers expect more than 150,000 partygoers from around the world to attend the festival.
A court in Duisburg, the German city where a stampede at the Love Parade festival in 2010 killed 21 and injured hundreds, said Tuesday that it has dropped criminal proceedings against 10 individuals charged over the deadly crush.
The Croatian films "Picnic" by Jure Pavlovic, "Nikola Tesla's Secret Laboratory" by Bruno Razum and "Ana the Square" by Jelena Novakovic were awarded at the 63rd Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival.
Hinamatsuri, also called Doll's Day or Girls' Day, is a special day in Japan and it is celebrated each year on March 3 when ornamental dolls called hina-dolls representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians ...
The fifth edition of Zagreb Coffee & Chocofest opened on Thursday in downtown Zagreb and the organisers expect about 100,000 visitors to visit the festival where they can taste, photograph, sing, read and fall in love with all the facets of coffee and chocolate.
The fifth edition of the coffee and chocolate festival Zagreb Coffee & Chocofest will be held in the city's main square Trg Bana Jelacica from February 11 to 14, featuring leading producers of this popular drink and sweet treat.
The international festival of documentary films ZagrebDox, to be held at Zagreb's Cineplexx Centre Kaptol on February 21-28, will feature more than 160 films, of which three will be shown a week before the official opening of the festival, as part of a three-day programme called "Fall in Love with Documentaries".