Hidden secrets of Brijuni Islands in the Night of Museums

Objavljeno 29.1.2014.

The National and University Library in Zagreb will host a special programme that will be held as part of the Croatian Night of Museums. Marko Vrdoljak, a multiple award winning Croatian photographer and cameramen, will present a lecture on the secrets of Brijuni Islands (Skrivene tajne Brijuna) on 31 January 2014 in the lobby of the Library at 9 p.m. The purpose of this special programme is the promotion of photographic art in Croatia and the unveiling of the secrets of this beautiful Croatian archipelago. Visitors of this programme will be able to see a collection of some two hundred photographs that Vrdoljak took during the preparation of the official monograph, archive and film presenting Brijuni Islands. The collection includes rare photographs of residential villas, basements and many other secrets of this beautiful national park.

Vrdoljak will also present special photography workshops that he will launch on Brijuni Islands this spring and be available for any questions of the visitors after the lecture.

Marko Vrdoljak was born in Zagreb in 1973. He is the owner of Five Stars Ltd. company through which he has avidly worked on the promotion of Croatia’s natural attractions for over a decade, collaborating in this context with many ministries, government departments, embassies and cultural institutions. So far Vrdoljak published eight monographs (Zagrebačka županija, Nacionalni park Brijuni, Nevjerojatna Hrvatska, Nerezine, Nacionalni park Risnjak, Zagreb, Lošinj Archipelago and Veličina skromnoga) and is currently working on several new projects involving photography and film.

Apart from other awards and acknowledgements, Vrdoljak is also a winner of the Tošo Dabac Award, the most prestigious professional award for outstanding contributions to photographic art in Croatia.