Category: ARTS

Milanovic hosts freelancers in creative industries

ZAGREB, April 28 (Croatia Sun News) – President Zoran Milanovic met with a delegation of freelance artists who informed him of the unenviable situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, because a majority of freelancers in creative industries are not covered by any government aid scheme.

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Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb launches virtual programme

ZAGREB, April 7 (Croatia Sun News) – In order to stay connected with its visitors, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb (MSU) has launched a virtual programme, #MSUnonStop, which can be accessed via social media, on the museum’s Facebook page, Instagram, and YouTube channel.

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Minister announces support for independent artists

ZAGREB, April 1 (Croatia Sun News) – The Culture Ministry is implementing measures to cushion the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent earthquake in Zagreb and as of April 1 applications will be invited for support to independent artists, Minister Nina Obuljen-Korzinek said, adding that new measures were being prepared.

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Croatian artists taking part in audiovisual arts festival “Rencontres Internationales” in Paris

ZAGREB, Feb 26 (Croatia Sun News) – The new edition of the audiovisual arts festival called Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin is being held in Paris from February 25 to March 1, and artists from Croatia are participating as part of the cultural programme of the Croatian presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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Creation of underwater art installation begins

ZAGREB, Feb 24 (Croatia Sun News) – The construction of a stone structure for the permanent underwater art installation “Lautus”, by artist Nika Laginja, which is to be set in Volosko as part of the Lungomare Art flagship of the Rijeka – European Capital of Culture 2020 project, has begun at the Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka, Rijeka 2020 has announced.

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