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Hajduk Split Set To Sign Ivory Coast U-17 International

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Ivory Coast U-17 international Jean Kouassi has landed in Split with his manager on Monday afternoon, where he is expected to sign with Croatian first division side Hajduk Split. The 18-year-old Moosou FC striker has reportedly been on the radar of French side Monaco, and is described as a gifted striker ...

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Croat Wins National Geographic Photo Of The Year Contest


Croatian photographer Nenad Saljic has won an award at the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest. Saljic (51) from the Dalmatian city of Split, was the winner of the “Places” category with his photo, The Matterhorn at full moon. Saljic’s photo was chosen out of 22,000 photos from all over the world by judges at ...

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Asking Prices For Croatian Homes Drop 3.1% In 2012


Asking prices for homes in Croatia dropped 3.1% in 2012, reports CentarNekretnina. Asking prices for homes in the capital Zagreb were down 0.1% in December compared with the previous month, and down 3.5% for the year as demand constantly waivers. The average asking price for an apartment in Zagreb in ...

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Croatia’s Klapa Cambi Confirm US Tour Dates


Croatian a cappella group Klapa Cambi are set to begin a five-gig tour of America. The Split-based group are one of the most awarded and popular Dalmatian singing groups and dates have been confirmed for their US tour. January 18 – New York January 20 – Pittsburgh January 21 – Cleveland ...

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“We Are Creating A New Language – Cro-English”


Croats who emigrated to english speaking countries are the masters at it, but the trend of using words that are of an english base, and giving them a “Croatian” touch is now spreading in Croatia, and it has forced Croatian language expert and author Nives Opacic to write a book on the subject ...

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Croatian Comedy Smashes Box Office Records


Svecenikova djeca (The Priest’s Children) a Croatian comedy film by director Vinko Bresan, has smashed box office records in its first weekend of screening. 33,759 people watched the film which is about a young priest on a Dalmatian island who, in order to increase the birth rate in the village, begins to punch ...

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Kostelic Misses Out As Austrian Takes World Cup Slalom In Zagreb


More than 13,000 fans turned up to support Croatian Ivica Kostelic when the World Cup men’s slalom took place on Zagreb’s Mount Sljeme yesterday, but the former champion Croat could only manage 8th place after defending champion Marcel Hirscher from Austria won his 3rd World Cup slalom for the season. Andre Myher of Sweden ...

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