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Kings of Leon to play INmusic festival

Kings Of Leon have been announced as one of the headliners of Croatia's acclaimed INmusic Festival.

Grammy Award winners to perform at Zagreb Guitar Festival

Some of the world's greatest classical and jazz guitarists, including Grammy Award winners, will perform at the 3rd Zagreb Guitar Festival due to take place from March 26 to April 1.

Grace Jones to perform in Pula on Aug 30

Eighties music icon Grace Jones will hold her first concert in Croatia this summer, organisers announced on Tuesday.

Ultra Europe festival to be held in Split on July 13-19

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.

NME ranks INmusic among most popular world festivals

One of the most prestigious world music magazines, the British NME, has ranked the INmusic Festival among the 12 most popular festivals in the world, INmusic organisers have reported.

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.

Zagreb Film Festival opens

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.

Croatian Music Festival in Vienna to feature 12 concerts

The 12th edition of the Croatian Music Festival in Vienna, taking place between November 12 and December 11 in that world music capital, features 12 concerts of prominent Croatian artists.

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).

Zagreb Film Festival to be held Nov. 12-20

The 14th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF) will take place in the Croatian capital from November 12 to 20 , with screenings at the Europa and Tuskanac cinemas.

Croatian film wins main prize in Montreal

A Croatian film, "The Constitution" directed by Rajko Grlic has won the Grand Prize of the Americas for best film at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Karlovac youth film festivals to be held on Sept 6-10

The 21st Youth Film Festival and the 9th Four River Film Festival will be held in Karlovac on September 6-10.

Trash Film Festival to take place in Varazdin 7-10 Sept.

The 11th edition of the Trash Film Festival will take place in the northern Croatian city of Varazdin on 7-10 September.

Over 265,000 stroll Varazdin streets during Spancirfest

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 to host 14th World Theatre Festival on Sept. 9-21

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.

Dubrovnik's Midsummer Scene Festival to tour globe

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.

Festival of ethnic minorities taking place in Lipovljani

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. 

67th Dubrovnik Summer Festival ends

The 67th Dubrovnik Summer Festival ended on Thursday evening with the presentation of its Orlando awards for the best artistic achievements in the festival's drama and music programmes.

Massive Attack will open the 5th Dimensions Festival in Pula

The British cult trip hop group Massive Attack will open the 5th Dimensions Festival in Pula on August 24.

International Late Summer Music Festival Dubrovnik to be held on Aug 26-Sept 23

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.

22nd Sarajevo Film Festival opens

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.

Robert De Niro visits Sarajevo locations evocative of 1992-95 siege

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.

Ivona Juka film wins award at film festival in New York

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.

Ivo Pogorelic holds concert in Dubrovnik

Ivo Pogorelic, one of the greatest classical musicians of today, on Tuesday evening held a concert at the Rector's Palace Atrium in Dubrovnik as part of the 67th Dubrovnik Summer Festival.

Film by Zrinko Ogresta winner of Herceg Novi film festival

The film "On the other side" by Croatian director Zrinko Ogresta has won the best film award at the 30th Herceg Novi

Djakovacki Vezovi folklore festival holds 50th edition

About 60 folklore groups from Croatia and abroad with a record 6,000 participants marched through Djakovo, eastern Croatia on Sunday as part of the 50th Djakovacki Vezovi festival.

RE: Think festival starts in Sisak

The first edition of the street art festival Re: Think, envisioned as a programme of public forms of art with an emphasis on street art, started in the central Croatian town of Sisak on Sunday.

11th edition of INmusic festival starts in Zagreb

The eleventh edition of INmusic festival started at Zagreb's recreational park Jarun on Monday, featuring Jake Bugga, Django Django and Pennywise, as well as the multimedia spectacle Gutterdämmerung

Croatian film wins award in Cannes

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.

Zagreb to host 20th Cest is d’Best street festival as of May 26

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.

Showroom of Contemporary sound to be held in Zagreb on May 4-7

The participants in the festival are arriving from 12 countries: France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Great Britain, Croatia, Austria, Mexico, Norway, the United States, Portugal and Hungary.

9th Subversive Film Festival to focus on politics of friendship

"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 to start in Split on July 15

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.

German court will not try suspects over deadly crush at Love Parade

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.

Festival of Tolerance to be held on April 9-15

The German film "Colonia" by Oscar-winning director Florian Gallenberg will open the 10th Festival of Tolerance - JFF Zagreb, to start on April 9.  

Three-day Craft Beer Festival opens in Zagreb

The Craft Beer Festival 2016 opened in Zagreb on Friday, bringing together a dozen producers of this increasingly popular type of beer.

Three Croatian films win awards at Belgrade festival

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.

Zagreb to host children's KinoKino festival

The competition programme is divided into feature and short film categories. Seventeen films will be shown, including those from Sweden, Estonia, India, Australia, Brazil, the US, and South Korea.

Simply Red to play Zagreb Calling Festival on June 22

British pop/soul act Simply Red will headline the opening night of the Zagreb Calling Festival, to be held at the Salata recreational centre on June 22-23.

Japanese Embassy organises Hinamatsuri Festival in Zagreb Ethnographic Museum

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 ...

5th Zagreb Coffee & Chocofest opens

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.

Zagreb Coffee & Chocofest to take place on Feb 11-14

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.

ZagrebDox to be held on February 21-28

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".