JM Croatia, with a main office in the Croatian capital Zagreb, focuses on providing opportunities for young musicians and listeners across the country. Initiatives include Music Week (Days of Music and Joy), where the Zagreb Philharmonic orchestra performs a series of 5 concerts for more than 10.000 visitors; school concerts, with performances by the Croatian Television Symphony Orchestra; workshops with HGM Jazz Orchestra Zagreb; a national dance competition for ballet and modern dance; and the Ivo Vuljevic annual awards for the best musician of the year.
Music for kids
JM Croatia additionally organizes concert cycles for young audiences in collaboration with various cultural institutions in Zagreb, and has developed a project entitled Young for the Young, which sees music students from the Zagreb music academy present concerts for the young audiences.
JM Croatia collaborates with a number of international JMI projects including Ethno and Imagine Festivals and with HGM Jazz Orchestra Zagreb is driving force behind the development of the JM Jazz World project. On the international scope, JM Croatia also coordinates exchanges of young musicians between JMI network countries and organizes the JM Junior Orchestra in partnership with Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation/JM Russia.
Since 1969 it has managed the JM Croatia International Cultural Center (ICC) in Grožnjan, where master classes, concerts, seminars and music workshops are held. Since 2006. the ICC has been established as a World Meeting Centre of JMI, providing a central meeting point for the network and their associates.