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Prague, the city of weird statues

By János Gömöri / 2014-01-13

What’s the best known place with weird statues and art? Probably the Vigeland park in Norway or the Denver airport. In Eastern Europe, Prague offers a lot of diverse weird statues, all thanks to one man, David Černý. This is not to say that there are no other weird Eastern European statues. There is a […]


Russian mobsters toombstones

By Petra Tkalcec / 2014-01-02

Russian photographer Denis Tarasov’s Essences series consists of photos of Russian mobsters of the 90’s taken at cemeteries in Russia and Ukraine. Images: Denis Tarasov, Untitled (from the Essence Series), 2013


Boya drawing tool

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-12-18

Boya are crayons of a sort. What is so special about crayons, you must be asking yourself…Well, first of all, they are Croatian made, which in itself is a bit plus in my book. On a serious note though, BOYA is really cool. It started with a concept by Maja Mesić, Croatian product designer. Maja’s […]


Macedonian Daniel Merriweather

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-11-27

They say there is no person in Macedonia that doesn’t sing well. If, by some strange coincidence, it happens that a Macedonian person sings off key, they arrest them and take away their citizenship:) Hear Daniel Kajmakoski singing Daniel Merriweather’s Red on X Factor Adria audition:  


The Priest’s Children nominated for European Film Awards

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-11-11

Controversial Croatian movie The Priest’s Children (Svećenikova djeca) where ”motivated by desire for demographic renewal, Don Fabijan, a young priest on a Dalmatian island starts secretly puncturing all the packaged condoms before they are sold. He is soon joined by the local god-fearing newsstand salesman and the mad pharmacist, and they practically abolish all contraception […]


Women through centuries

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-10-18

This is a video Lena Nosenko directed for the Moby Wait for me video contest in Chernihiv (Ukraine) two years ago. It wasn’t a winning video, but it’s been viewed millions of times since.     60’s and 70’s seem to be mixed up, but it is still a video worth watching. Just imagine how […]


Come to VERNISSAGE at Theatre on the Roof

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-10-07

New English language theatre premier is on this Friday at THEATRE ON THE ROOF (TETŐ SZÍNHÁZ), Budapest, Hungary! Read about the director in our Summer Interview with Oliver Micevski. VERNISSAGE by Vaclav Havel Premiere 11 October 2013, 20.00 Thalia Szinhaz Nagymező u. 22-24., Budapest, Hungary, 1065 WHO ARE YOU WHEN NO ONE’S WATCHING? MHM? Director: […]


Croatian bands conquering the world

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-09-25

Living and trying to prosper in a small country, especially in a profession that is highly dependable on the public and the number of people you can ‘sell’ your product to is tough. We already voiced this phenomenon when we wrote about Eastern European talent shows some months back. Nenad said:” We Europeans actually do […]


Banned Books Week 2013

By Petra Tkalcec / 2013-09-23

Banned Books Week was launched in 1982, it is the American book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country (and internationally) draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events. The 2013 celebration of Banned Books […]

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