It is interesting how in almost every photograph taken in one of Bukovac’s studios, among the multitude of paintings, furniture and various decorative objects, we almost always find a musical instrument. It’s not so strange if we take into account the words that Bukovac’s daughter Ivanka wrote in her notes entitled Memories of my father: […]

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We are on the borders of another world. We are captivated by the inspiration of the south. From these blue bosoms the waves lap the ruins of Hellenic Epidaurus. – Arthur Evans will write in 1875, meeting Dubrovnik and the Dubrovnik area for the first time, in the belief that he would stay there longer. […]

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One of the key figures who marked the social life of Konavle, and especially Čilipi, with his versatile work from the beginning of the 20th century until his retirement in 1929, was the famous Čilipi teacher Niko Skurić. Through pedagogical, educational, cultural, political and economic work and engagement, he greatly improved and shaped the intellectual […]

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A lover of folklore textiles, teacher Jelka Miš dedicated her life to researching, nurturing and preserving folk costumes and textile handicrafts. Her close relationship with Konavle, where she collected samples of folk handicrafts, made objects of high artistic range and taught the art of handicrafts undoubtedly makes her an extremely important person in preserving the […]

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