The six grader Leona Sentić topped the 15 competitors in this year's edition of the 'Konavle looking for a star' singing contest. Her wonderful interpretation of Zaz's 'Je Veux' won over the audience as well as the panel of judges (D. Lukić, I. Puljić, P. Mihatović, Z. Cvjetković). Leona was in turn awarded a painting (by Antonija Rusković Radonić) and a special beauty package (provided by the beauty salon 'Look').
Tonka Bušković, first-grader from Gruda and a debutant, won the Star-of-the-Evening Award impressed the special panel of judges (Miss Konavale N. Šmanjak, rapper M. Klajić, T. Jovanović) with her interpretation of 'My Boyfriend is Dangerous' and was awarded the sun glasses (by Optics Van Gogh).
Frano Šmanjak has done a great job coaching the young 'stars' who have all enjoyed a loud support from the audience.
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The KEM was founded in 1974. It is located in the central square of the Konavle village of Čilipi, in a building that used to be the village treasury. It was rebuilt and restacked after being burned down in 1991 (during the Homeland War).
KD Konavle was the overall winner of the 12th Dubrovnik-Neretva County Kindergarden Olympics held at the FC Župa Dubrovačka's football (soccer) field.
13 KD's from all over the county (Blato, Korčula, Vela Luka, Orebić, Ston, Metković, Ploče, Opuzen, Slano, Pčelica, Radost, Župa Dubrovačka and Konavle) gathered to compete in five athletic disciplines and futsal (small-court or short-field soccer), KD Konavle returning as the reigning champion (they topped the competition in the last year's event held in Ploče).
Neanderthals, a Bear and a Bottle of Beaujolais: International Day for Biodiversity in an Oddly Situated Konavle Cave