Award ceremony "Tošo Dabac"
Award ceremony "TOŠO DABAC" for contribution to the promotion of art photography and photographic art in Croatia in 2012. was held in Photo Club "Zagreb". Winners Erica Šmider and Marko Vrdoljak was awarded by Zagreb City Mayor, Mr. Milan Bandić, after which they open their retrospective exhibitions of photography taken from various projects.
Award "Tošo Dabac"
Photomonography "Lošinj Archipelago"
Photomonography "Lošinj Archipelago" was created on the basis of cooperation with the Mali Lošinj Tourist Board and City of Mali Lošinj. This photomonography represent collection of over 250 photographs of islands od Lošinj, Susak, Ilovik, Unije and all other parts of this beautiful part of Croatia. For the purposes of this book author filmed the cultural and religious heritage, tourist attractions, people and events, historical and natural sights and a lot of aerial and underwater photos of Lošinj archipelago.
Video "Pulse of the city - Zagreb"
Video "Pulse of the city - Zagreb" by Vrdoljak-Tešić-Zeljković is set on over 780 web pages with the announcement on 13 languages and the official website of the City of Zagreb, Vimeo included this video in the prestigious HD Channel. Awards: The 50th International TourFilm Festival, Lecce, Italy; Zagreb Tourfilm Festival, Zagreb, Croatia; 15. ITF ’CRO 2012., Solin, Croatia.
Exhibition "Amazing Croatia", Riga, 2012.
Exhibition "Amazing Croatia" was opened in the mission of the European Union in Riga, Latvia, 3.4.2012. Exhibition was organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Republic of Croatia and the Embassy of Croatia in Sweden, headed by Ambassador Mr. Vladimir Matek. The opening of the exhibition, along with other high guests was attended by the President of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Ivo Josipović and his wife.
Photobooks given as a gift to Mrs. Angelina Jolie
Exhibition "Amazing Croatia", Copenhagen, 2012.
Exhibition "Amazing Croatia" was opened in the Humanist Library, University of Copenhagen, Denmark on 01.17.2012. The exhibition was organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Croatian Embassy headed by Ambassador Mr. Pivčević. The opening of the exhibition, along with other high guests was attended by Mr. Kedmenec, advisor to the ambassador and library manager, Mr. Mikkelsen. The event was enriched with performance by Croatian guitarist Mr. Bulat.
Promotion of "Zagreb" photo monograph, 2012.
Ceremonial promotion of photo monograph "Zagreb", by Marko Vrdoljak was held in photo club Zagreb on 10.1.2012. Promotion was attended by many people from the public and the tourism of the city and representatives of the Zagreb Tourist Board. Event was media covered by three television stations, five radio stations, three daily newspapers and 37 web sites. The exhibition "Amazing Zagreb" was opened by President of Photo Club Zagreb, Mr. Tiljak.
Photomonography of the city of Zagreb was built on the cooperation with the Zagreb Tourist Board and represent a fine collection of over 200 exclusive photographs of cultural and religious monuments, parks, tourist attractions, people, events, and historical and architectural monuments of the city. This photomonography brings a series of first published and rarely recorded fantastic interiors, selected collections, aerial photos and secret corners of the city of Zagreb.
Presentation in ReFoto magazine
In a famous photo magazine ReFoto, no. 85, October, 2011 together with the announcement on the cover page, the six pages discussed the issue of creating many photomonographies from Croatia and work by Marko Vrdoljak, with emphasis on photo-monograph "Amazing Croatia" based on co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of republic of Croatia.