Zagreb Blog

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Complete Fiasco of the Project "Summer on the Sava" in Zagreb

There are so, so many wonderful, expertly organised and popular events happening in Zagreb during the summer (and we've written about many of them). And then there's Ljeto na Savi (Summer on the Sava) event, which was planned for last year, got sidetracked, and then re-emerged this year with a sky-high price tag and spectacular failure in terms of the popularity and the number of people visiting the events held there. Over 11 million kuna (that's more than 1.5 million euro) was invested into the project by the City of Zagreb, and Mayor Milan Bandić kept telling everyone that the…
Saturday, 18 May 2019

Badass Women of Zagreb - New Walking Tour Started!

Numerous tourists sightsee and take walking tours in the centre of Zagreb every day, and only recently were they given the unique opportunity to follow in the footsteps of many significant and peculiar women who have made their mark in the history of Zagreb and who are mostly forgotten. The walking tour that will take you to the unknown history of Zagreb women is titled Badass Women, and is brought to you by Iva Silla, a well-known tourist guide from Zagreb, who has previously made a reputation for herself as a creator of unusual tours when she championed her Secret…
Sunday, 31 March 2019

Zagreb Guitar Festival Opens

This Sunday, the fifth instalment of the Zagreb Guitar Festival was opened and the world's leading guitarists from the whole range of genres will perform for the audience in Zagreb until April 6th. For a week, Zagreb will be world's musical and cultural capital. It is a young festival, but it has already became one of the most important guitar festivals in Europe. Classical guitarists throughout the world arrive to Zagreb for the festival, to listen to some amazing performances and get some additional education, Mak Grgić, the art director of the Zagreb Guitar Festival explains. The major events of…
Saturday, 30 March 2019

A Walk to Save Črnomerec Creek Held in Zagreb

The walk to save Črnomerec creek took place today, amid plans to fully cover it in order to create a road on top of it. If you ever find yourself walking a bit further from the center of the city of Zagreb, for instance to the Jarun lake or somewhere up Medvednica hill located just North of the city, you will be able to see that there are numerous creeks and streams around the city. Even one of the most notable tourist streets in Zagreb, the famous Tkalčićeva ulica, actually has a creek running under it, and even used to…
Friday, 1 February 2019

Construction of Pelješac Bridge Proceeding Faster Than Planned

ZAGREB, February 1, 2019 – Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Thursday visited the construction site of the Pelješac bridge in southern Croatia, saying works were proceeding very well, faster than envisaged, and that the bridge should be completed in three years' time. "The final deadline for the completion of all access roads and the Pelješac bridge is 31 January 2022," he told reporters, adding that pylons were currently being installed which would later hold the bridge columns. Plenković said everything indicated the works would be completed in time. "In that way, we will finally achieve the strategic goal of connecting…
Thursday, 15 November 2018

Pre-Christmas Croatian Island Product Fair in Zagreb

Products awarded the Croatian Island Product label are again being presented to the public in Zagreb, on the main square. It's become some sort of a tradition, with fairs where those products are sold and tasted taking place before Easter and Christmas in Zagreb for several years now.  The fair has opened today, November 15th at the main square (Ban Jelačić square) in Zagreb, although the official opening ceremony will be held tomorrow morning (at 9:30 am), with participation of singers from Jezera on the island of Murter and Korčula's own Sv. Cecilija "klapa" (an 'a capella' vocal band). There are…
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