The Athens International Film Festival was founded in 1995 by the Athens Film Society with the intention of highlighting lesser-known aspects and genres of independent cinema – indie diamonds in the rough. It introduces audiences to some of the best productions of the year and has established itself as the ideal opening of the upcoming movie season. The festival is one of the few of its kind to feature a “Music & Film” competition section, and the event includes workshops, lectures and parties.
Zagreb Book Festival is an annual cultural manifestation that celebrates and promotes the written word and its specific power to enrich the human experience. It takes place every year in May at the very heart of Zagreb at the Museum of Arts and Crafts. Its mission is to enhance the interest for reading, writing and communication through literature by making it amusing and accessible while its goal is to emphasize current themes in different societies and to familiarize the society with other cultural expressions.
Every summer, a beautiful little town Kintai once becomes a special spot gathering audiences hungry for evoking, vigorous and relatable professional modern and classical music. Kintai Music Festival is an exciting place to experience mind-blowing classical music and unforgettable world premieres. One of the highlights in 2017 at the Kintai Music Festival will mark the 70th anniversary of the German minimalist composer Peter Michael Hamel and his music.