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Koper-Divača Railway: A decade too late, yet still crucial

The reporter who wrote the story would be hard-pressed to find similar scenes in Slovenia at any point in the last couple of decades. Slovenian railways and trains have long ceased to be a point of pride for Slovenians, who use the existing rail infrastructure sparingly, mostly due to poor connections and slow trains.

Filming of 'Mamma Mia' Sequel to Start in Vis, Croatia

The US film production company Universal Pictures will soon start shooting the sequel to the hit 2008 American-British-Swedish film musical Mamma Mia! in Croatia, on the island of Vis.

The film, following a popular Broadway musical, featured Hollywood stars Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, among others, singing along to hits from the 1970s Swedish legendary pop band Abba.

BIRN Film on Wartime Home Swaps Gets TV Premiere

BIRN’s new film ‘Your House was My Home’, about how war forced villagers in Serbia and Croatia to exchange homes with each other to save their lives, premieres on Al Jazeera Balkans on Tuesday.

"Greater Serbia aggression" is a great lie - Dacic

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says the story about "the Greater Serbia aggression" on Croatia is - a great lie.

Dacic - speaking while presenting contracts to give Serb refugees from Croatia 302 packages of building material - said that a film about them that had been screened "shows how great a lie the 'Greater Serbia aggression' is."

Eighth BIRN Summer School Opens in Croatia

Some 35 reporters from the Balkans and across the world gathered on Monday in the historic resort city of Dubrovnik in Croatia for the eighth BIRN Summer School Master Class on Investigative Journalism.

Croatia Quizzes Slovenia Over Thompson Concert Ban

Croatia's Prime Minister and Foreign Ministry are demanding an explanation from Slovenia about why a concert by the Croat nationalist singer Marko Perkovic ‘Thompson’ has been banned.

Slovenian town Maribor bans Croatian pro-Ustasha singer's concert

The city authorities in Maribor, Slovenia, have banned Marko Perkovic aka Thompson from holding a concern in this town, as it represents "a security risk."

The Croatian singer, known for glorifying Ustashas, was to perform in Maribor on Saturday.

Stage is set for Jazz Cerkno

The three-day festival, taking place at a covered venue in the town's central square, will get under way with a concert by the Big Band RTV Slovenija, followed by a quartet led by Slovenia's foremost jazz guitarist Samo Šalamon.

Closing the first day will be a trio featuring Hailu Mergia, one of the pioneers of ethio-jazz.

Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision

A teenage singer from the Balkans narrowly missed seizing the crown at the 2017 Eurovision song contest staged in Kiev Ukraine on Saturday night.

Juries were wowed by 17-year-old Kristian Kostov's song "Beautiful Mess" despite a brief row over the youngster's brief appearance in a Russian TV show in Russian-occupied Crimea - a sensitive subject in Ukraine.

Balkan Hopefuls Clear Their Throats for Eurovision

With first semi-finals of the of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv starting on Tuesday, eight Balkan countries are hoping their singers make it all the way to the final on Saturday.

N1 Fears Plot to Outlaw its Work in Serbia

TV N1's news director in Serbia, Jugoslav Cosic, has warned that Serbia's Ministry of Culture and Information is preparing a media strategy that he says could eliminate the presence in the country of CNN's news channel affiliate in the region.

Bob Geldof and Jesus Christ Superstar to headline Lent Festival

The main festival stage will be set up in the central Leon Štukelj square and is set to host La Traviata opera and the Faun-Carmen-Bolero ballet performance by the SNG Maribor Theatre, one of the festival's most important partners.

The Marathon Family opens Serbian Film Days in Zagreb

BELGRADE - Serbian Film Days ceremonially opened in Zagreb on April 3 with a screening of Slobodan Sijan's The Marathon Family.

Before the screening, Jugoslav Pantelic of the Yugoslav Film Archive and Miroljub Vuckovic of Film Center Serbia addressed the audience, highlighting the significance of cultural cooperation between Serbia and Croatia.