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Kaunas Biennial, the biggest contemporary art festival in the Baltic States, will begin its 10th season on September 18th with the exhibition Threads: Fantasmagoria about Distance, curated by the well-known art theorist and curator Nicolas Bourriaud.

Culture Shock Festival 2015

Culture Shock Festival is international cultural and educational festival taking place every March since 2008 (except in May 2005, 2006 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.

Croatian harpists in Sidney

12th World Harp Congress takes place from 20 to 26 July in Sidney, Australia. Croatian Duo Flute-Harp - Tamara Coha Mandić and Diana Grubišić Ćiković will also take part at the festival performing program composed for the exclusively.

Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra performed in Oman

On Thursday, 24 April, the Zagreb Philharmonic musicians, led by the Italian maestro Marco Boemi, performed overtures by Glinka, Verdi, Mozart,Offenbach as well as arias accompanying the famous Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov.

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.

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”.

Srđan Bulat and Kristina Arakelyan to perform in London

Guitarist Srđan Bulat and pianist Kristina Arakelyan will give a concert titled 'Guitar and Piano Music From Around the World, including Mexico and Croatia' on 10 March in Saint Peter Church in London.

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.

Tamara Obrovac performs in Austria

Tamara Obrovac and her Transhistria Ensemble will have several concerts in Austria between 7 and 10 February. 

Ultra Europe 2014 headliners announced

Now taking place over three days in the impressive Poljud Stadium, Split (formerly two days) from July 11–13, 2014, Ultra Europe will be welcoming both familiar faces and new in 2014.

Camerata Garestin in The Netherlands

The Ensemble Camerata Garestin will give a concert within the music series entitled Musica Antica da Camera on 26 January, 15:30, at Ambachts - en Baljuwhuis Hall in Voorschoten, The Hetherlands.

Joe Strummer gets a monument in Zagreb

Joe Strummer the late leader of the British rock group The Clash, will get his monument in centre of Croatian capital Zagreb.

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.

Vienna Philharmonic to open Zagreb Philharmonic's new season on Sept 27

The Zagreb Philharmonic opens its new season at the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall on September 27 with a concert by the Vienna Philharmonic, which will play Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich under US conductor Lorin Maazel.

Dimensions Festival 2013

Dimensions Festival runs from midday Thursday 5th September  – 6am Monday 9th September. Dimensions Festival was founded in 2012 and it quickly gathered critical acclaim for having the most forward thinking underground electronic music line-up in the region.

The Bambi Molesters’ Live Film “A Night In Zagreb” Screening in Brazil

Concert film ‘A Night in Zagreb’ directed by Mark Little is in official competition of independent film festival in Brasil. Distinctive quality and unique creativity of the band The Bambi Molesters received one more global recognition.

Concert held in Vienna on Croatia's EU accession

On the occasion of Croatia's accession to the European Union, a concert was held at the Vienna City Hall by the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Pavle Despalj and featuring pianist Martina Filjak.

Così fan tutte opens the 64th Dubrovnik Summer Festival programme

The 64th Dubrovnik Summer Festival programme will open with the premiere of Mozart's comic opera Così fan tutte, on 11 July, in the Art School Park.

Terraneo on Forbes Magazine’s list of top 10 European festivals

Croatia landed a spot among Europe’s best summer festivals, according to Forbes. In an article about leading summer festival destinations, Croatia takes the spotlight. Not just one of its festivals makes the list, but three – along with a nod to its festival scene in general.

Poreč to host Valamar Jazz Festival

The Valamar Jazz Festival will take place in the western Croatian town of Poreč from 25 to 29 June. The fourth edition of the festival will showcase, amongst other acts, the Turkish trio Ayşe Tütüncü which will kick-off the event on 25 June.

My Bloody Valentine, Azealia Banks, Calexico and The Bots, first guest names of this year’s Terraneo Festival

Every year more and more successful Teraneo Festival in its 2013 edition presents first confirmed artists in the program: My Bloody Valentine, Azealia Banks, Calexico, The Bots, Postolar Tripper, Kawasaki 3P, Svi Na Pod and Icarus Down.

Arctic Monkeys to perform in Zagreb

Famous English indie rock band Arctic Monkeys just confirmed their performance at INmusic festival. Alex Turner (lead vocal), Jamie Cook (lead guitar), Matt Helders (drums) and Nick O'Malley (bass guitar) will hold their first concert at Croatia's capital – Zagreb.

Garden Festival announces 2013 event in Tisno

Croatia will once again play host to one of Europe’s largest music festivals - the Garden Festival - this summer. Now in its eight year the festival’s UK organisers say it has become an established part of Tisno.

9th Fair of Culture

SC – Culture of Change in Zagreb is organising the annual Fair of Culture which is set to take place from 13 to 16 December offering a large scale of performances, workshops, concerts, exhibitions, etc.

Ultra Worldwide Festival in Croatia

The newest edition of  Ultra Worldwide Festival will move from Miami's Ultra Music Festival to one of the most visited tourist destination in Europe: Croatia. On July 12-13 ULTRA will be invading Poljud Stadium in Split and on July 14 he organizers are bringing ULTRA *Back To The Beach* at the Hotel Amfora Grand Beach Resort on the island of Hvar.

Zagreb Philharmonic international performance in Ljubljana

The Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra will play in two concerts in the regular Slovenian Philharmonic season on Thursday, 29 November and on Friday, 30 November in Ljubljana.
announcements member of ETEP program has become a media partner of the European Talent Exchange Program (ETEP), which is funded by the European Union, and its aim is the promotion and circulation of European musicians and European festivals.

Klapa Tragos performed in Jakarta

Croatian a cappella singing group Klapa Tragos have delighted audiences in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. Performing in Usmar Ismail Hall the group from the southern Croatian town of Trogir got the best possible reaction from critics in the Indonesian media when writing their first concert in the Muslim-majority populated country.

Blues guitarist Radoslav Lorković to perform in Oklahoma

Blues singer-songwriter Radoslav Lorković will perform on 4 November at 7 p.m. at the Santa Fe Depot in Norman, Oklahoma, USA. Zagreb born Lorković who plays piano and accordion, draws on influences ranging from classical and jazz to blues, country and soul.

Pianist Matea Leko at Aurora Chamber Music Festival

Croatian pianist Matea Leko will partake in the programme of the Aurora Chamber Music Festival that gathers the most respectful musicians from around the globe that takes place from 30 October to 3 November in Trollhättan and Vänersborg (Sweden).

Mimika Mak Murtic Ensemble to perform @ London Jazz Festival

Jazz band Mimika Mak Murtić Ensemble, led by London based composer and saxophonist Mak Murtić, will have a concert on 14 November at Rich Mix in London as a part of the London Jazz Festival.

Zagreb Soloists in Théâtre de la Ville, Paris

One of the world’s most prominent chamber orchestras, Zagreb Soloists will perform with Marc Coppey on 10 November in Paris at the Theatre de la Ville.

Album of the Zagreb Soloists nominated for LatinGRAMMY

The album’s Caribbean Concertos  by Zagreb Soloists with Pepe Romero and Guillermo Figueroa has been nominated for LatinGRAMMY . Producer of the project was Kresimir Seletković, and the publisher Naxos.

Concert by Cellomania in Maribor

Cellomania will perform on Monday 22 October 2012 in the Union Hall (Maribor) at 7.30 pm.The concert is a part of the Maribor 2012 – European Capital of Culture.
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Elvis Stanić - one of the authors of the Europe Jazz Network anthem

Finding himself in the company of 25 of the most important contemporary European jazz composers, Stanić's one-minute piece will be premiered at the General Assembly of the EJN in Bari 28th September, when it will be made sound and video recording.

Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra in Vienna

The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will perform compositions by Mozart and Bethoveen conducted by Francesco La Vecchia on 21 September in Muzikverein Vienna. Jointly with the Symphony the concert will join Korean flute player Jae-A Yoo and Chinese pianist Shiran Wang.
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Maksim Mrvica teaches music kids with special needs in Korea

Croatian pianist Maksim Mrvica has been giving disabled Korean children music lessons. The classical-pop crossover pianist participated in the classes at Pony Chung Hall in southern Seoul, The Korea Herald reports. "All children should be surrounded in an environment full of love and support," said Mrvica in a statement released by his agency.

Punkers @ No Border Jam Festival 2012

Croatian punk bands will partake in the programme of the cult No Border Jam Festival 2012 in Maribor, Slovenia on 24 and 25 August. The festival takes place in the Gustaf Hall hosted by  Pekarna Magdalenske mreže.

TBF invited to French Alpes Festival

Popular Croatian Hip Hop band The Beat Fleet (TBF) have been invited to perform at the well known Knock Out Snow Festival in the French Alpes.

Bands Hladno pivo and Nipplepeople to play at Summer Fest Budva

Bands Hladno pivo and Nipplepeople will play at the first edition of Summer Fest in Budva, Montenegro which is set to take place from 3 to 5 August.

DJ Norman Doray in Croatia

One of the biggest names in world electronic music, Norman Doray, is in Croatia where he will be performing at Noa Beach Club on Zrce beach on the island of Pag, reports

Jazzists in China

Singer Ines Trickovic, together with some of the most respected jazz musicians of the new generation in Croatia, are to embark on a tour which will see them perform at Chinese jazz festivals from 8 October to 1 November.
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Tisno: English, Australian and South African invasion

At least two thousand young party-goers mainly from the UK, Australia and South Africa have descended on the small Dalmatian town of Tisno for this year's 7th edition of The Garden Festival, which opened on Wednesday, reports daily newspaper 24sata.

Los Angeles Orchestra to play original work from Ivo Josipović

The Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic Orchestra will play an original work of Croatia's President Ivo Josipović at their 3rd Anniversary Concert Extraordinaire to be held on 21 July at the Walt Disney concert hall in Los Angeles.

Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra tour to celebrate World Music Day

The origin of World Music Day (Fete de la Musique) began in 1982 in France thanks to the then French Minister of Culture Jack Lang. World Music Day has been celebrated on 21 June every year since then and Croatia has taken on the tradition of celebrating it.

Croatian music festival makes CNN's top world festivals' list

CNN international has selected Croatian music festival 'INmusic' in its list of top 50 music festivals in the world.

New Order confirmed for INmusic Festival

One of the most influential bands of the 1980's, New Order, have been confirmed for summer's INmusic festival in Zagreb held at Lake Jarun on 29 and 30 June.

Petrit Ceku Golden winner of Parkening Award

Petrit Ceku (Kosovo / Croatia) is the Golden winner if the prestigious International Guitar Competition Parkening which took place last week at the University Pepperdine in Malibu, California.

Fatboy Slim set to light up Dubrovnik

Pioneer of the big beat genre and winner of ten MTV Music awards, legendary British DJ and producer Fatboy Slim, will play in Croatia on 22 June at the Culture Club Revelin in Dubrovnik.
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