Croatia: Hearts & Crafts

Experience the colors, sounds, and specialities of Croatia's unique culture

In collaboration with

Croatian National Tourist BoardMuseum Alka of SinjThe Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb

Every shade of blue you can imagine

Get to know Croatia with in 360 degrees

The beating heart of Croatia

The sounds, the crafts and the festivities

Brimming with life

Discover more about the vibrant culture of Croatia

The ABC of Croatia

Arts, crafts, festivities and more across Croatia

"As long as there is heart, there will be Croatia."Croatian proverb

Croatia knows how to celebrate

Discover the rich cultural landscape of festivals

False Brides and One-of-a-Kind Souvenirs

Quirky Quest into the Past

The surprising customs and traditions of Croatia

In the saddle

The traditions that are more than horsing around

Watch the unique celebrations

From sabre dance on the Korčula island to the equestrian race in Sinj

The sound of Croatia

Hear the traditional sounds resonating across regions, age groups and centuries.

From the taverns to the mountains

Get to know the variety of instruments and songs across the country

Hear them in full swing

Watch Croatian musicians in action

The instruments, up close

Take a look at some of Croatian instruments

How do you dance with no music?

Traditional sounds hit the turntable

How modern pop stars are remixing their roots

Modern day musicians

Snapshots of Croatia's music superstars

Make like a local

The traditional crafts that are unique to Croatia

What were the first wooden toys?
Hint: they were quite useful.
Whistles
Blowing the dust (Lovro Fijan)

Croatia's true colors

The vibrants fabrics and designs of traditional dress

Made with love, worn with pride

A closer look at traditional clothing

Different place, different lace

See how and where the traditional lace is still woven

It's different from your grandmother's lace

Lace on the catwalk and in contemporary accessories

A New Wave of Croatian Design

How Croatian crafts are influencing today’s design and fashion

A touch of modernity

Giving old styles a new look

The stone that built Croatia

The story of of the oldest stone in the country

Slow to make but quick to eat

The secret is fresh, local ingredients

What is this?
Hint: It's tastier than it looks
Dough and filling
Rolled dough over the filling

From sweet hearts to fruit tea

Get your mouth watering with these other local delicacies

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