July 16, 2020

Saša Leković, Fazana, Croatia: Festival in September 2020

In September this year, from 6th to 13th, 2. Fažana Media Fest will take a place in Fažana/Fasana, small municipality center at Adriatic Coast, not far from Pula/Pola, capitol of Istria region in Croatia.
Fažana Media Fest (FMF) is international multimedia journalistic festival organized by Investigative Journalism Center based on Fažana and co-organized by Municipality of Fažana, Toustistc Office of Fažana and NGO Informo from city of Vodnjan.
There are three basic pillars FMF is built on: supporting to ethical and professional journalism principals, cross-border cooperation and strengthening of local community capacities.
The first FMF held last year gathered more then hundred journalists from Croatia, Bosna and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Italy, Slovenia and Serbia.
At the opening ceremony Fažana Major Radomir Korać declared Fažana “friend of journalists” as a first place ever. Here you can find information about last year’s festival: www.fazanamediafest.eu 
This year FMF organizers expect more journalists the last year including some from USA, United Kingdom and Sweden. The programme consists of journalism and media literacy workshops, photo exhibitions, promotion of books about journalism or written by journalists, thematic round table, documentaries, theater play and musical events.
The main topic this year will be “diversity reporting” in partnership with Media Diversity Institute based in London.