events and projects

EVENTS AND PROJECTS CENTRE

 


 

EVENTS

CALENDAR OF EVENTS AND MANIFESTATIONS

  • January

AND NOW! HOLIDAYS!!!
Description: creative workshops, theatre and film shows
Period: during winter school holidays
Target population: children and young people

  • February

CARNIVAL IN DUBRAVA
Description: choosing the best baby, child’s and family mask
Period: two weeks before Shrove Tuesday
Target population: childen and young people

  • March

EASTER IN DUBRAVA
Description: Easter workshops for organized tours of educational institutions, exhibition of arts for sale in Vladimir Filakovac Gallery, Easter concert in Virgin’s Mary Church in Čučerje, Easter Saturday in the Cultural Centre Dubrava
Period: two weeks before Easter
Target population: all community

AND NOW! HOLIDAYS!!!
Description: creative workshops, theatre and film shows
Period: during spring school holidays
Target population: children and young people

  • April

LET’S MAKE DUBRAVA MORE BEAUTIFUL
Description: local floral competition (choosing the most beautiful garden, balcony and lawn in Dubrava), educational lectures on horticulture all year round
Period: the prize-awarding committee tour and pronouncing the winner – the first half of June; educational lectures – the last but one Saturday in a month all year round
Target population: all community

  • May – June

SINGING DUBRAVA
Description: singing competition for the children and young people; categories – from 6 to 11 years of age, from 12 to 15 years of age, from 16 to 20 years of age
Period: registration – till the last but one week in May, audition – last weekend in May, semi-finals – first Saturday in June, finals within Dubrava Days event
Target population: children and young people

DUBRAVA DAYS
Description: cultural-entertaining (festivals, concerts, exhibitions, guided tours) and sport-recreational activities (competitions, tournaments) in Donja and Gornja Dubrava.
Period: the last but one week in June
Target population: all community

  • July – August

AND NOW! HOLIDAYS!!!
Description: children’s theatre festival, creative workhops
Period: every Wednesday in July and August
Target population: children and young people

SUMMER CULTURAL CIRCLES
Description: theatre plays, creative art, music and dance workshops on the Croatian cost
Period: July and August
Target population: local community and tourists

  • September – October

ECO AND ETHNO PRODUCTS FAIR
Description: variety of eco food products and products grown at family farms, souvenirs inspired by Croatian traditional culture, related kidergarden, elementary and secondary school programs; creative workshops, exhibitions, lectures
Period: spring, summer, autumn and winter
Target population: all community

  • November

MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Description: creative events in the sphere of culture, lifelong learning and recreation. Presenting the program of the Cultural Centre Dubrava
Target population: all community

  • December

CHRISTMAS IN DUBRAVA
Description: Christmas workhops for organized tours of educational institutions, exhibition of arts for sale in Vladimir Filakovac Gallery, Christmas concert in Virgin Mary’s church in Čučerje, music program in the open, Christmas Saturday at the Cultural Centre Dubrava
Period: a three-week program before Christmas Day
In 2008: from 1 to 20 December
Target population: all community


 

PROJECTS

  • CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

DUBRAVA MAP
The project is about collecting information on natural, cultural and historical places in Dubrava worth seeing. It is done by conducting various educational and creative activities oriented to the inhabitants of Dubrava of all age groups. Measures are taken to preserve, protect and promote the national, natural, cultural and historical heritage of Dubrava. The result of the project is marking the sights with the educational signboards and slogans, educational and creative tourist offer related to a specific  sight and publishing the monography book about Dubrava with the culture map.

HERITAGE WORKSHOP
Art workhops for making artistic souvenirs inspired by historic, cultural and natural heritage of the City of Zagreb, with a special emphasis on Dubrava area. All age groups are welcome to the workhops.

BESTIARY – THE ASLEEP GUARDIANS OF ZAGREB, CROATIA AND EUROPE
Various activities (workshops, field research) related to the architectural heritage of the City of Zagreb, Croatia and Europe, inspired by the architecure decorations – ornamental sculptures on the facades of the buildings. Secondary school and college students are the target population of the project. The aim of the project is to make the general public more aware of the hidden cultural heritage in the historic cores of the cities. The project is on the national and international level.

ECO CLUB
Three roups operate within the club: explorers, activists and drama groups. Field researches, eco events, educational exhibitions, drama productions and  trips are organized throughout a year in order to preserve the nature and environment. It is for children and young people from ten to eighteen years of age

  • WORKSHOPS

JOURNALIST WORKSHOP – theory and practice workshops in the field of press, radio and TV journalism; for children and young people from ten to eighteen years of age.

FOTO WORKSHOP – analogue and digital photography courses; for grown-ups and teenagers.

WALDORF PLAYGROUPS – program to stimulate creativity and prepare children for elementary school; for children from three to seven years of age.

  • CHARITY PROGRAM

CREATIVE HOUR IN HOSPITALS
The program is intended for children and young people who are due to ailments hospitalized for a longer period of time. The program consists of theatre plays and visual art workshops. The creative hour in hospitals takes place once a month in Children’s hospital and Srebrnjak hospital in Zagreb and once to two times a year in children’s hospital wards in Vukovar, Čakovec, Rijeka and Dubrovnik.

 

Contacts:

Maja Marohnić, Head of the Event and project centre
Phone: 00385 1/2050 047, 00385 1/2050 050
Fax: 00385 1/2910 487
GSM: 00385 99/2050047
E-mail: maja.marohnic@ns-dubrava.hr