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Conference on restoration of cultural heritage in S-E Europe in Ljubljana

A two-day international conference on the restoration and preservation of cultural heritage, notably the architectural and archeological heritage in Southeast Europe as part of the common European cultural heritage, started in the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana on Friday.

Eco friendly business bag to go on diplay in London

An environmentally friendly bag for businessmen from Croatia is to be exhibited in London.

UNESCO charter granted to Stari Grad on island of Hvar


Czech cultural association marks 135th anniversary

The Czech community in Zagreb has very actively and creatively taken part in the city's cultural, scientific and economic life and contributed to its development from a small Austro-Hungarian town to the capital of Croatia, Jaromil Kubicek of the Zagreb-based Czech cultural association Beseda said last week, on the occasion of the association's 135th anniversary.

Lado national folk ensemble to start US and Canada Tour

The National Folk Ensemble of Croatia, Lado, will hold its US and Canadian tour from 9 October to 1 November. The one-month tour will mark the ensemble’s 60th anniversary and start at Strathmore Theatre in Washington.

Croatia selected for UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Lists

The following elements of Croatian cultural heritage have been included in the List of Intangible Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding by UNESCO: Annual carnival bell ringers’ pageant from the Kastav area, Lacemaking in Croatia, Procession Za Krizen (‘following the cross’) on the island of Hvar, Spring procession of Ljelje/Kraljice (queens) from Gorjani, The festivity of Saint Blaise, the patron of Dubrovnik, Traditional manufacturing of children’s wooden toys in Hrvatsko Zagorje and Two-part singing and playing in the Istrian scale.
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First International Croatology Conference begins

The 1st International Croatology Conference began at the Borongaj University Campus in Zagreb on Thursday, with programme committee chairman Radoslav Katicic speaking about the main aspects of Croatian culture. The conference ends on October 3.
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Ganga singing added as the 77th entry into Croatian intangible cultural list

The Croatian Culture Ministry reported on Thursday that it had added ganga, a type of singing from the southern rural Croatian areas and adjacent Herzegovian areas, southern Bosnia-Herzegovina, to the national intangible cultural list in late July.

Ivan Vucetic dactiloscopy exhibition in Milan in July

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101 Roman graves discovered in Vinkovci

Archaeologists have discovered 101 Roman graves at several sites in the eastern town of Vinkovci, archaeologist Hrvoje Vulic of the Vinkovci Town Museum said on Sunday.

Croatian Art & Craft EXPO in New York

Exhibition of traditional crafts, fine arts and applied arts from Croatia, CroARTia Institute presents the first Croatian Art & Craft EXPO to be exhibited in the heart of New York City, more precisely in the  Gallery MC from July 23rd - July 31st.

Split hosts 'Days of Macedonian Culture'

A festival celebrating Macedonian culture has opened in Split. The 18th "Days of Macedonian Culture – days of Kiril and Metod" will run until 24 May and features exhibitions and performances by Macedonian cultural groups showcasing local art, poetry and culture.
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Sting to help protect the Adriatic Sea

British rock star Sting is going to help protect the Adriatic Sea. The famous artist will team up with Brian Adams and dozen of other performers in a band-aid project called Adriatic Aid.
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Natural History Museum opened in Dubrovnik

The new Natural History Museum opened in the centre of Dubrovnik last week.
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Lepoglava to have Croatia's first lace museum

The city of Lepoglava in Varazdin county will soon have the first museum of lace in Croatia to be called the "Eco-museum of Lace and Lacework." The city has long hosted a traditional lace festival each year.
new edition announcement – Portal on heritage

The Croatian Cultural Heritage project is a national project for the digitisation of archival, library and museum material. It is intended to encourage the creation of new digital contents, improve its accessibility and visibility, and promote a systematic and even approach to the digitisation of holdings in cultural institutions.
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