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Croatian Film ‘The High Sun’ Wins Award in Cannes!


“The Croats are coming!” exclaimed Thierry Frémaux, the festival’s artistic director, before the festival screening last Sunday, and his words were confirmed seven days later by the official jury… The feature fiction film The High Sun, by director Dalibor Matanić and producer Ankica Jurić Tilić, has won the Jury Prize ...

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Croatian Actress Fulfills Dream With ‘Mad Max’ Role


Croatian-born actress Melita Jurišić says that she has fulfilled a ‘lifetime dream’ after playing a part in the latest ‘Mad Max’ film… Melita, who was born in Croatia and left to live in Australia as a child, plays The Vuvalini along side Charlize Theron in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, which ...

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British Tourist Dies After Falling Off Boat in Croatia


A 64-year-old British woman has drowned after falling off a tourist boat in Dubrovnik on the weekend… The Daily Mail reports that the woman fell overboard whilst on the deck of a restored old 18-cabin boat which was used as a mini tourist cruise ship. The woman, on holiday in ...

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[VIDEO] Speaking Croatian ‘Kiwi’ Style


Croatians, mainly from the Dalmatian coast, have been emigrating to the far away land of New Zealand since the mid 1800s. A large majority of the 100,000 or so with Croatian connections there today are 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation… The Croatians generally went out of their way to ‘fit’ ...

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10 Largest Companies in Croatia by Revenue


Oil and gas company INA is still the largest firm in Croatia according to annual revenues… INA, whose major shareholders are Hungarian MOL Group and the Croatian Government, again topped the list of the 1,000 Largest Firms in Croatia by Revenue, which was published by Lider this week. Privately owned ...

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Greenpeace Against Adriatic Oil Drilling


International environmental organisation Greenpeace have spoken out about oil and gas exploration and exploitation in Croatia’s Adriatic Sea… Greenpeace CEO Kumi Naidoo told journalists in the Adriatic town of Opatija yesterday that the global organisation supported local Croatian groups who opposed drilling in the Adriatic. Naidoo said that this was ...

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