Nicki Minaj Wears Croatian Creation at 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

More international success for Croatian designer Juraj Zigman.

American singer Nicki Minaj last night took to the stage to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards last night in New York wearing a Zigman creation. Continue reading Nicki Minaj Wears Croatian Creation at 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

53rd Vinkovačke Jeseni – Celebrating Slavonian Culture, Traditions & Lifestyle

A chance to celebrate all things Slavonian at the 53rd Vinkovci Autumn Festival (Vinkovačke Jeseni) which will take place this year from 7-16 September 2018 in the eastern Croatian town of Vinkovci. Continue reading 53rd Vinkovačke Jeseni – Celebrating Slavonian Culture, Traditions & Lifestyle

MoMA Opened Exhibition About the Architecture of Former Yugoslavia

The curators of MoMA’s recently opened exhibition about the architecture of former Yugoslavia have chosen their favorite pieces from the show, including Kenzo Tange’s masterplan for Skopje and a giant war monument in Croatia. Continue reading MoMA Opened Exhibition About the Architecture of Former Yugoslavia

Maritime Music Extravaganza For Yacht Week Festival In Croatia

The Buzz Boat will be taking to the Adriatic Sea for Croatia’s Yacht Week Festival. Described by CYW as “a floating day party to end all day parties”, those attending the festival will have the chance to park up their own boat and join the party. Continue reading Maritime Music Extravaganza For Yacht Week Festival In Croatia

Film Inspired by Famous Croatian Artist Wins Prestigious International Award

An animated film inspired by paintings by famous Croatian artist Vasko Lipovac has won a prestigious award. Continue reading Film Inspired by Famous Croatian Artist Wins Prestigious International Award

Chess Champion Garry Kasparov Granted Croatian Citizenship

Garry Kasparov

Former world chess champion turned human rights activist Garry Kasparov has been granted Croatian citizenship after finding it increasingly difficult to live in Russia as a pro-democracy activist.

Kasparov, 50, has spent many summer holidays at a house he owns in the southern Croatian town of Makarska and he speaks the language. He is also a member of the chess club in the eastern town of Vukovar, which he has played for in the past.

Kasparov achieved international fame in 1985 when he became the world’s youngest world chess champion, beating Anatoly Karpov in Moscow aged 22. He went on to hold the No 1 spot as the world’s best chess player until he retired in 2005.

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