Una Gunjak’s 'The Chicken' Selected for 53rd Critics’ Week in Cannes
The German-Croatian co-production The Chicken, written and directed by Una Gunjak, has been selected for the short film competition at the International Critics’ Week, whose 53rd edition takes place 15-23 May during the Cannes Film Festival. The Croatian co-producer of The Chicken is Siniša Juričić from Nukleus film.
Omis hosts 5th Guitar Fest
The southern Croatian town of Omis will host its 5th Guitar Fest from 24 to 26 April. The competition will attract 140 guitar players from all around the world, including musicians from countries as far away Japan or Guatemala.
Ballet of the CNT is giving guest performances at Teatro Verdi in Trieste
From April 22 to April 27 six performances of Six Antique Epigraphs; In Black and White / The Rite of Spring will be performed at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, where The Rite of Spring will be accompanied by the Orchestra del Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi di Trieste conducted by Mladen Tarbuk.
Forecasting to be performed at Ring Festival
Performance Forecasting by Barbara Matijević and Giuseppe Chico will be on view on 16, 17 and 18 April within the program of Ring Festival in the National Drama Center La Manufacture in Nancy, France.
Festival of French Culture in Croatia
Initiated by the French president François Hollande and Croatian president Ivo Josipović with diplomatic approval from all sides and on all levels, during the meeting of Mr Hollande and Premier Milanovic in October 2013 the first meeting was held with a follow-up announcement that Festival of French Culture will be held in Croatia in 2015.
Kastav Film Festival launches crowdfunding campaign
Kastav Film Festival has launched it's Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign and has opened applications for films. It is the sixth time the event has been put on and this time Kastav Film Festival is asking for public help via the indiegogo.com crowdfunding platform.
Animafest: Selection results 2014
Animafest International selection committees have finished their work and out of 1725 short films from 73 countries they have selected 144 film titles for Animafest 2014 competition and panorama programs.
Bonobostudio presents two premieres
Bonobostudio presents on Thursday, April 17th at 7 PM in Kino Europa in Zagreb the premiere screening of two new films from Bonobostudio production – Hunger by Petra Zlonoga and Simulacra by Ivana Bošnjak and Thomas Johnson.
Thanks to ‘Game of Thrones’ Lonely Planet promotes Dubrovnik and Split
Lonely Planet, one of the largest publishers specialising in travel guides, in its newsletter published a guide through the locations where Game of Thrones Season 4 was filmed, including Dubrovnik and Split. The fourth season of Game of Thrones was filmed in Croatia thanks to the Croatian Audiovisual Centre’s cash rebate scheme and organised by the Croatian production company Embassy Films.
Daša Drndić wins Prozart Award
Daša Drndić is the winner of the Prozart Award for 2014 for her contribution to by International Literary Festival PRO-ZA Balkan from Skopje for her contribution to development of contemporary Balkan literature.
de facto @ Hors-Serié Festival
Dance piece 'Love will tear us apart' by dance company de facto, choreographed by Saša Božić and Petra Hrašćanec will performed from 2 to 5 April in the Paris based Théâtre de la Bastille as a part of the Hors-Serié Festival
. After the festival the company will have a guest appearance at the Spider Expand event in Lyon on 18 and 19 April.
Rufus Wainwright at Lisinski
On April 2nd, the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall will be the venue for a concert by Rufus Wainwright. It will be the talented musician’s second performance in Croatia; part of the tour during which he will promote his latest album, “Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright”.
Slom by David Lovrić in Annecy
Animated film Slom by David Lovrić has been selected for the graduation films competition program at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival which is set to take place from 9 to 14 June in France.
MEETING POINTS 7 | BEIRUT
Exhibition curated by WHW titled MEETING POINTS 7 | BEIRUT - Ten thousand wiles and a hundred thousand tricks opens on 1 April with opening reception from 7pm to 9pm at the Beirut Art Center in Lebanon.
BADco. @ ScoreS N°8 in Vienna
BADco. is taking part in ScoreS N°8: Lures of Speculation at TQW, Vienna between 24 and 29 March by taking part in the programme with their latest theatre production, workshop and round table.
Slaven Tolj: MUO –Vienna – Pula
Contemporary artist Slaven Tolj presents two exhibitions – Vienna and Pula in order to show his exhibition in the Museum of Art and Craft (MUO) in Zagreb within a series Contemporary Artists in the permanent collection of MUO. Zagreb based exhibition is on view till 13 April and thematizes exhibitions in Pula (Gallery Poola) and Vienna (Galerie Michaela Stock).
Leipzig Book Fair 2014
The year's edition of Leipzig Book Fair is taking place from 13 to 16 March and will present Croatian writers included in the program titled Fokus Südosteuropa which is curated and selected by Alida Bremer
Kinookus partner in the EU project
Kinookus is a partner in the project Young European Cinema on the Move financed by EU and made in cooperation with the European Parliament, RIFF Festival in Rome and MEDIT Festival in Ciudadella de Menorca.
Love will tear us apart in Brussels
Performance Love will tear us apart by theatre collective de facto choreographed by Saša Božić and Petra Hrašćanec couls be seen on 8 March in Brussels within international event Spider Night.
Eugen Borkovsky in Berlin
Solo exhibition titled 'Weisse Austellung; Fraktalen' with artworks by Eugen Borkovsky opens on 28 February at Prima Center in Berlin.
Meeting Points 7 to open in Hong Kong
Gallery Para Site in Hong Kong will host between 1 March and 30 April the exhibition 'Golden Heights Estate' made within the project Meeting Points 7 curated jointly by WHW, Para Site team, Cosmin Costinas and Qiny Lim.
Queens Of The Stone Age in Zagreb on June 10th
As an introduction to this year's edition of the INmusic festival, on June 10th Queens Of The Stone Age will give a concert in Zagreb. This furious rock band will perform at the Zagreb Fair, tickets are available online at Entrio.
Culture Shock 2014
Culture Shock Festival is international culture-educational festival taking place every March since 2008 (except between 2005 and 2007) in the city of Križevci in Croatia, Europe. The whole month of youth activism, involving different workshops, exhibitions, concerts, public discussions and performances makes the city truly alive place for out-institutional education, cultural explorations and quality pursuit of free time.
BADco. “1 poor and one 0″ @ Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens
BADco. takes part in Transitions 1.Balkans: Contemporary Art Festival of the Independent Balkan Scene in Athens by presenting 1 poor and one 0 on 9 March, 7pm @ Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens. Authors will take part in an after-performance talk.
Artworks by Branko Vlahović in New York
Artworks by Branko Vlahović will be presented at the group exhibition titled Other Primary Structures which is set to take place in two series Others 1: March 14 – May 18, Others 2: May 25 – August 3, 2014 at the Jewish Museum New York.
International premiere of 'Velvet Terrorists' at Berlinale's Forum
Velvet Terrorists / Zamatovi teroristi, documentary feature film by directors trio Pavol Pekarčík, Ivan Ostrochovský and Peter Kerekes, co-produced between Slovakia, Czech Rep. and Croatia, to be screened in Berlinale Forum at 64th Berlin International Film Festival
Works by Julije Knifer in New York
Gallery Mitchell-Innes & Nash is presenting an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Croatian artist Julije Knifer (1924 – 2004). The exhibition will be the first ever solo show of Knifer’s work in the United States, and will include work from the early 1960’s through the 2000’s.
Croatian films at the 64th Berlinale and European Film Market
One of the largest European and world film festivals, the 64th Berlin International Film Festival takes place 6-16 February 2014. The feature-length documentary film Velvet Terrorists by Peter Kerekes, Pavol Pekarčík and Ivan Ostrochovský made in Slovakian-Czech-Croatian co-production, will be shown in the FORUM programme.
Bench of Matoš in France
Monument Bench of Matoš, work of the contemporary artist Ivan Kozaric (1972), will be set up in the park Roseraie at Issy les Moulineaux, near Paris on 8 February, 11am. The event will mark 100th anniversary of death of Antun Gustav Matoš.
Busta Rhymes to perform at Outlook festival
Busta Rhymes has been announced as headline act of the Outlook music festival that will take place from 3 to 7 September this year in western Croatian town of Pula.
‘Father’ and ‘Hidden Talent’ at 36th Clermont-Ferrand
The 36th edition of the International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand takes place between 31 January and 8 February. Two animated films by Croatian authors will be screened in festival's programmes: the award-winning Father, and Hidden Talent by Miran Miošić.