Starr on European Red Carpet

Taktici lead singer Vlado Kolenic and American concert designer Starr. (Photo Credit: Peter Brenkus / ZIVOT Magazine)

Bratislava, Slovakia – On Wednesday May 6th the premiere of Taktici: Vecne Zivi was held at the V-Klub in downtown Bratislava, Slovakia. High-profile Slovak and Czech celebrities, international Press, and distinguished politicians attended the star-studded premiere. The documentary film, directed by Dobroslav Siska, tells the true story of Slovakia’s most famous rock band Takitici, and their lead singer Vlado Kolenic’s amazing rise to fame, persecution by the Communist government, and his eventual defection (in 1979) to the United States from behind the Iron Curtain. The movie will air in September on RTV, and rebroadcast several times this winter.

(Photo Credit: Peter Brenkus / ZIVOT Magazine)

American concert designer David Starr attended the premiere in support of his good friend and client Vlado Kolenic. Starr was in Slovakia filming a pilot for his own reality series titled RockStarr Designer for American TV. In addition to the movie premiere, Starr was also interviewed and photographed for ZIVOT Magazine, Slovakia’s largest publication. Starr’s article will be featured in the May 30th issue, and online at

Here’s a link to the ZIVOT article about Starr:

Czech and Slovak celebrities, press, and politicians attended the movie premiere.
Vlado Kolenic being interviewed by Slovak TV. (Photo Credit: Jozef Bil)
Starr’s interview with ZIVOT Magazine reporter Felicia Boronkayova.
Photoshoot with Peter Brenkus of ZIVOT Magazine.


Vlado Kolenic and Starr on the streets of Bratislava.


Starr with rock star Martin Durinda of the popular Slovak rock band Tublatanka.
Starr at Spolocnost 7 Plus for a magazine interview. Media headquarters for most of Slovakia’s top publications.


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