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Marking Time through Cultural Expressions

This passage has two issues. The first I don’t think I can convey without mucking up the English text with too much unnecessary explanation. The second one I can convey in several different ways, but none seems ideal. 509 more words

Tamburica and Mandolin

What those instruments have common? In which country those instruments are used in traditional music? Yes, this is Croatia, but We mainly associated Mandolin with italian music, specifically with music from Naples. 166 more words

World Music

Surprise Meditation in Starci

Venue: Starci
Country: Slavonia countryside, Croatia
Date: April 23, 2017
Number of People: 16

The Training Course “Youth for Inclusion, Inclusion for Youth” (Y4II4Y) where I took part from April 18 to 26 surprised us in many ways: it was surprisingly cold in the first days in Croatia; the group energy was surprisingly amazing gathering people from Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Slovenia, Italy, Spain, and Romania like long-lost friends; and there was a surprise meditation session that I organized for the group thanks to the project coordinator Nina who found a space for this activity on a relaxing Sunday. 190 more words

Past Sessions


This past weekend I found myself in Vukovar, a city settled upon the mighty Danube River.

Vukovar is a place that can teach us many important lessons because it’s rich in painful experiences. 274 more words


Create Your Perfect Holiday and Win an Epic Week in Croatia

The Croatian National Tourist Board has launched a promotional interactive campaign “Epic Week – 101 Things” where participants can create their perfect vacation in Croatia by selecting 7 of 101 fantastic experiences. 150 more words


Osijek is the biggest city in the eastern Croatian region of Slavonia and the fourth biggest city in Croatia, located on the bank of the Drava river. 706 more words


What do five Slavonians, one Dalmatian, and an American-Herzegovinian girl have in common on a Friday evening? Firstly, they’re all located in the same dining room. 330 more words