Foundation "Hrvatska kuća - Croatian House" joined EUNIC network
The newly established Foundation "Hrvatska kuća - Croatian House" with the aim of promoting Croatia's culture, language and cultural heritage abroad was selected yesterday for full membership during the annual general meeting of the network of the European national institutes for culture – EUNIC, which takes place from 11th to 13 December in Brussels.
Tea Tupajić to partake artist-in–residence program in Berlin
Theatre director Tea Tupajić partakes from 9 to 22 December in the programme of the international research residence at Tanzfabrik Berlin (APAP Production Studio) within the project by Culture of Change – Student Centre titled APAP – Performative Europe.
'Circles' nominated for Satellite Award in the best foreign film category
The Croatian minority co-production Circles, directed by Srđan Golubović and written by Srđan Koljević and Melina Pota Koljević, was nominated for the Satellite Award in the best foreign film category. The award is presented by the International Press Academy with a seat in Los Angeles, considered one of the most reliable indicators for potential Oscar nominations.
Hrvoje Hribar recipient of Order of Arts and Letters
Hrvoje Hribar, film director and currently Director of the Croatian Audio-Visual Centre is the recipient of the French National Award - Order of Arts and Letters selected by French Minister of Culture Aurélie Filippetti. Hribar was selected for his contributions to intercultural cooperation and strengthening connections between Croatian and French audio-visual sector.
Bruketa and Žinić speakers at Eurobest
Davor Bruketa and Nikola Žinić will be speaking at this year’s Eurobest Festival, also known as Cannes for European agencies, happening in Lisbon for the next three days.
Mediterranean Diet Makes UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage List
The initiative to include the Mediterranean Diet on the list began four years ago when Italy, Spain, Greece, and Morocco put it forth. It did not meet UNESCO’s guidelines and the initiative was rejected. Last August the four countries, with Italy coordinating, reworked their submission request. On 4 December UNESCO Committee decided that this element satisfies the criteria for inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
9th BOOK FAIR(Y) in Istria
Pula Festival of Books and Authors known as 9th BOOK FAIR(Y) will be held this year from 5 to 15 December with the main theme: Socialism on the Bench having in focus Contemporary Russian Literature and Vojvodina – Region in the Region.
Mangelos: Miroirs noirs @ Gallery Frank Elbaz
Exhibition titled Miroirs noirs presenting artworks by Mangelos and curated by François Piron is currently on view at the Frank Elbaz Gallery in Paris. The exhibion remains opened till 11 January, 2014.
Twelve new members elected to World Heritage Committee
Representatives of the 190 States Parties to the 1972 World Heritage Convention elected 12 new members to the 21-member intergovernmental Committee in charge of managing UNESCO’s World Heritage List and implementing the Convention.
Vanja Andrijević as jury member at Animateka
Bonobostudio producer Vanja Andrijević is one of the jury members at the 10th Animateka. She will also present a program of animated films produced in Bonobostudio in the past three years. 10th edition of Animateka – international film festival dedicated solely to the art of animation – starts on 2 December in Ljubljana!
Father – Best in Krakow
Father is the winner of Etiuda & Anima International Film Festival in Krakow. Grand Prix of the 20th edition of Etiuda & Anima went to Father, Bulgarian, Croatian and German co-production directed by six artists and animators.
Gangster of Love awarded in Belarus
At the Minsk International Film Festival, held 1 - 8 November in Belarus, the film 'Gangster of Love' from the director Nebojša Slijepčević has been awarded the Special prize from Radio Unistar "for an ironic view of reality".
'On The Other Side' in France
Theatre piece by Bobo Jelčić and Nataša Rajković 'On The Other Side' made in the production of Zagreb Youth Theatre will have guest appearances at the Festival Mettre en Scene in Rennes between 21 and 23 November.
TIR awarded in Rome
Coproduction project between Italy and Croatia – feature documentary film TIR by Alberto Fasulo has been rewarded with the Golden Marco Aurelio Award at the International Film Festival in Rome.
INK Pula & HNK Varaždin in Maribor
Ranko Marinković's play 'Gloria' directed by Damir Zlatar Frey made in the coproduction by INK Theatre Pula and National Theatre House from Varaždin will have guest appearance on 21 November at the Slovene National Theatre in Maribor.
Ivan Ladislav Galeta exhibits in Hungary
On Sunday, 23 November Museum Paksi Képtár in the city of Paks (Hungary) opens the retrospective exhibition titled Point Zero Landscape, Experiments and Research by Ivan Ladislav Galeta. The exhibition remains opened till 23 February, 2014.
SPVH Conference : Renewable Energy / Renewable Culture @ MSU
International Interdisciplinary Conference on Technology, Politics, Art, Energy and Sustainability SPVH Conference : Renewable Energy / Renewable Culture is set to take place on 29 and 30 November at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb. The conference initiates a 3 year project converging art and science at the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb.
Croatian media artists in Berlin
Media Facade programme within Kroatien Kreativ will be screened at the cover of the Collegium Hungaricum building in Berlin from 22 to 24 November presenting a wide scale of contemporary Croatian media artists.
Retrospective Exhibition of Vojin Bakić's Work
The Museum of Contemporary Art will present the first retrospective exhibition of the works by Vojin Bakić (1915-1992), one of the most important Croatian abstract sculptors.
'The Priest’s Children' nominated for best European comedy
The comedy hit The Priest’s Children directed by Vinko Brešan and produced by INTERFILM is one of the four candidates for the European Film Award in the best European comedy category. The winners will be made public at the official award ceremony, taking place on 7 December in Berlin.
Father awarded in Tashkent
Father won The Best Animated Film Award at the Tashkent International Film Forum "Golden Guepard". This is the 23rd award for the film Father in the past year.
Renowned British D&AD on Bruketa & Žinić
D&AD has published an interview with Davor Bruketa featuring the agency’s projects awarded at this year’s D&AD competition, but also about what it means to be an independent agency.
Award for Amnesiac
Amnesiac on the Beach by Dalibor Barić is awarded with one of its Grand Prix at the Festival of Different and Experimental Cinema in Paris., organized by an international film distribution Collectif Jeune Cinema. The festival took place in Paris, and this was its 15th edition.
The Croatian Audiovisual Centre presented economic and financial results of the audiovisual
Encouraged by the good indicators of the audiovisual industry’s state and an increase in the audience interest in local film, as well as by the successful implementation of tax return schemes for foreign production (the third and fourth Game of Thrones seasons and Diana), the Croatian Audiovisual Centre presented an interesting project of screen tourism before the Croatian Parliament.
Kismet @ IDFA
Documentary film Kismet by Greek based filmmaker Nina Maria Paschalidou made in the coproduction with Nukleus Film Company from Zagreb has been selected in the competitive programme at the prestigious International Documentary Film Festival IDFA in Amsterdam.
Alien Grandpa awarded at Pixel Market
Multimedia project Alien Grandpa by Irena Krčelić and Đina Jakir in the production of Studio DIM has been awarded with beActive Prize and PRIME4Kids&Family as a best projoect for kids at the Pixel Market in London.
Miroslav Kraljević’s retrospective in Osijek
Retrospective exhibition by one of the most significant Croatian modern painters Miroslav Kraljević, organized as 100years anniversary of birth, opens at the City Museum in the city of Požega on 18 October.
Exhibition 'Hungry Designers' in Vienna
The exhibition 'Hungry Designers' with works on gastronomy in tourism by twenty Croatian designers and companies will be presented in Vienna MAK Museum within international fair for furniture, fashion and jewelry Blickfang taking place from 18 to 20 October.
Allegory and Arcadia - Ancient Motifs in Croatian Moderna
Until December 8th, the Klovićevi Dvori Gallery will be the venue for the exhibition “Allegory and Arcadia - Ancient Motifs in Croatian Moderna”. The exhibition features pieces by great Croatian painters and sculptors whose work was inspired by ancient motifs, some of which were never exhibited before and are largely unknown to the
Performer Petra Zanki in Australia
Artists-in-residence program titled Australian and Eastern European Artist Exchange that sees Rhiannon Newton, Mala Kline, Petra Zanki and Matthew Day arrive from Melbourne via a four-week transitory exchange through Slovenia and Croatia to spend their final two weeks engaging in a lab of masterclasses, open public workshops, and research leading to their development showing.
On the Boat - Contemporary Croatian Literature in Germany
As a part of the programme Kroatien Kreativ event titled ‘On the Boat - Contemporary Croatian Literature in German Literary Institutions’ is set to take place from 26 September to 4 December in Berlin, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Kiel, München, Rostock, Sulzbach-Rosenberg and Weimar.
Grand Prix in Albania for Arsen Anton Ostoić
Halima's Path was chosen as the best film and awarded the Grand Prix during the 3rd Balkan Film and Food Festival held in the Albanian city of Pogradec from 2-9 of September. The festival showcased films from 10 countries of the Balkan region.
Renata Poljak to exhibit in France and Austria
Contemporary artist Renata Poljak currently exhibits at the 20th Sélestat Biennial of Contemporary Art from 21 to 27 September in Sélestat, France. Poljak also partakes a group exhibition Was ist Kunst?… (Resuming Fragmented Histories ) that is a part of the "Steirischer herbst" series of events in Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz on view from 21 September to 21 November.
Matija Ferlin to dance in France
Matija Ferlin will present two of his works – performances Sad Sam Lucky and The other at the same time within the programme of Actoral Festival in Marseilles as a part of the Marseille the European Capital of Culture event.
'Recycling' to be screened in Turkey and Czech Republic
Short film Recycling by Branko Ištvančić will be screened in the on the official selection of 54th International Short Film Festival Brno 16 which is set to take place from 16 to 19 October in the city of Brno, as well as in the selection of Panorama - 2nd Ayvalik International Film Festival taking place from 14 to 17 November in the city Ayvalik in Turkey.
Zagreb Film Festival 100 films in its 2013 edition
The eleventh Zagreb Film Festival will be taking place from 20-27 October. The screenings and events will be taking place in six venues in Zagreb: in cinemas Europa, Tuškanac, Zagreb Puppet Theatre, Dokukino KIC, Zagreb Dance Center and in Museum of Contemporary Art.
Zagreb Quartet to tour through Siberia
Zagreb Quartet starts at the end of this week with their Siberian tour and the members of the quartet will visits cities like: Yakutsk, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kurgan, Moscow and Yaroslavl. The quartet will perform compositions by Johannes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven and Berislav Šipuš.