Archive for November, 2012

Vision of the festival

November 19th, 2012 // Nekategorizirano

Explanation of suggested program as a public need in culture of Republic of Croatia

“GOLDEN LION” festival is a traditional project that is located in Istria, more precisely in Umag. It is based on three key elements:

It characterizes the coexistence of Croatians, Slovenians and Italians that are living in this area. Passive shape of their multiculturality is is becoming active, alive and cantabile exchange of their cultural content into a every day song of their culture.

Festival selector every year chooses specially interesting projects in this region and in the same time always new, well made, and professionally chosen thematic unit for the multicultural festival “Golden Lion”.

This festival represents a rich cultural and theatrical tradition of Republic of Croatia.

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Why festival in Umag?

November 16th, 2012 // Nekategorizirano

Mr. Antonio Coslovich brings the form of chamber theater to Umag at the beginning of the 19th century. He built a hotel called „Al Leon d’oro – At the golden lion“ where a small theatre with about 100 seats was placed.

Today the Festival takes place in the city theater Antonio Coslovich which is located in the center of the city near the newly renewed square. Due to the location and construction of the theatre, the Festival opens up to the city. The theatre building construction allows the organization of larger fringe events during the festival where artists and citizens can socialize.

“GOLDEN LION” festival became a traditional cultural event located in Istria, more precisely in Umag. It is based on the coexistence of Croatians, Slovenians, and Italians living through centuries in the same area. Passive forms of their multiculturality become an active, alive, and harmonical exchange of their cultural content into an everyday merging of their cultures.

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November 15th, 2012 // Nekategorizirano

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