Art, Music & Culture

The Oldest Known Image of Korcula

The Oldest Known Image of Korcula

The oldest known image of Korcula, in this painting of Korcula by Konrad von Grunemberg. The painting dates from 1486, published in his travel/ pilgrimage diary/ book titled “Pilgerreise von Konstanz nach Jeruzalem” / “Pilgrimage from Konstanz to Jeruzalem”, in 1486. Konrad von Gronemberg was German traveller who travelled along Dalmatian Coast , visited Zadar Hvar and …

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Folk Museum in Blato “Etno Kuca Barilo”

Folk Museum in Blato “Etno Kuca Barilo”

The Folk Museum in Blato: Etno Kuca “Barilo” Folk Museum and Etno House “Barilo” is folk and ethnographic collection located in Blato on Island of Korcula. They treasure collection of variety of artifacts and objects from peasant life of Blato village and surrounding areas. This is the only folk museum …

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Ship “Startramp” visits Korcula for the first time

Ship “Startramp” visits Korcula for the first time

The huge ship “Startramp” whose owners are Korkyra Shipping , the ship management and ship operation company from Korcula and German company Unicargo from Hamburg, have been visiting Korcula on it’s way from Italy to Ukraine and further to Africa and North America. There was a small celebration held on …

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Book: Black Island – Memories From The Adriatic by Frank Arneil Walker

Book: Black Island - Memories From The Adriatic by Frank Arneil Walker

Book: Black Island – Memories From The Adriatic by Frank Arneil Walker Travel books abound, no corner of the globe more written about than the shores of the Mediterranean. Spain, France, Italy, Greece, and Turkey; from the Costa del Sol all the way to Crete and Cyprus it sometimes seems …

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Art Exhibitions ULUK

Art Exhibitions ULUK

Annual Art Exhibition by ULUK Korcula – Uluk is the Association of Visual Artist from Korcula had it’s annual exhibition in August in Korcula Town Museum. The artist exhibited are : Ante Radovanovic – Bjondo, Abel Brcic, Tino Jurjevic , Tonci Botica, Andjelina Djedja Portolan, Sylvia Gottwald, Gaella Gottwald, Minka Pecotic, Alen Botica, Robert Vegar, …

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Tintoretto’s painting ready for photo shoot

A friend of mine, Nadja Lucic, is working in Dubrovnik for Restauratorski Zavod of Croatia (an art restoration institution of Croatia). She sent other day this photo of Jacopo Tintoretto’s painting from Korcula’s Sveti Marko cathedral, taken at workshop of HRZ, which shows the work by famous artist getting ready …

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Book: Marco Polo’s Isle by Michael Donley

Book: Marco Polo’s Isle by Michael Donley

Book on Korcula: MARCO POLO’S ISLE by Michael Donley Sketches from the Dalmatian Island of Korcula The Croatian Adriatic – the New Riviera. Surprisingly, this nickname is a good hundred years old; yet once again the area has become a popular destination. However, apart from guides and books of a …

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