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27 08 - 2014

Croatia showcases a host of seasonal festivals

With the closing of the month-and-a-half long Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Croatian National Tourist Board is also promoting various festivals being hosted in the country.

Having begun August 25, until August 30, 2014, this year's Vukovar Film Festival in its eighth edition will present a record number of 87 new films in seven different locations, including winners of some of the recent prestigious international film festivals.

August 27-31, 2014 sees the Dimensions Festival return to the Punta Christo fortress in Štinjanu, near the city of Pula for the third year running.

All the while, beginning the very next day, from August 28-31, the Renaissance Festival is the largest event of its kind in this part of Europe, bringing together lovers of music, dance and food of that period.

In September 4-8, for film fans, Kinookus food film festival (Kinookus FFF) is an international film festival that promotes open-air cinema culture and aims to preserve cultural and environmental awareness in young people.

And for youngsters, or the young at heart, from September 3-7, visitors can attend the city of Pula hosting the Outlook festival, the largest European bass and sound festival which takes place on the Punta Christo fortress in Štinjan, near the city of Pula.

For those who are more traditionally inclined, September 12-21 will see the Vinkovačke Jeseni festival in its 49th edition will present the rich history of the Slavonia region under the theme of 'Wide Slavonian Meadow'.

And finally, from 18-21 September, the international lace festival promotes the tradition of the value of lace as ethnographic treasure and it has been taking place since 1997.

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