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Sunday, 5 February 2023

Kastela's Feliks Lukas Only Sports Manager at National Prayer Breakfast in Washington

February 5, 2023 - He has done more for tennis in Croatia than anyone, and the efforts of Feliks Lukas are being rewarded with a prestigious invitation to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. One of the secrets of a happy life in Croatia is to surround yourself with positive people. There are a lot of people who love to complain here, but if you choose the path more positive, you really do get a different perspective. I was first introduced to Feliks Lukas about 8 years ago in Bol, where he was delivering the only WTA women's tennis event…
Sunday, 5 February 2023

Protest Due to Death of Journalist Vladimir Matijanić in Central Zagreb

February 5, 2023 - 6 months after the death of journalist Vladimir Matijanić, a protest will take place today, reports Index.hr. Today, a protest called "Sorry to bother you, I can't breathe" will be held in Zagreb, exactly six months after the death of journalist Vladimir Matijanić, who died on August 5 last year, after five days of not only not being provided with medical care rather, he did not even receive an adequate medical examination. The protest is organized by the Croatian Journalists' Association (HND), which announced that the gathering will begin at 12:00 in front of the Journalists' House,…
Sunday, 5 February 2023

Red Alert Issued for 2 Croatian Regions. Official Advice: "Don't Travel if Not Necessary"

February 5, 2023 - It is windy out there - don't travel unless you have to - official advice, reports Index.hr. The Croatian Meteoroglogical and Hyfrological Association (DHMZ) has issued a red warning for today for the Velebit Channel and southern Dalmatia due to a strong, in places, storm surge with the strongest wind gusts of 35 to 90 knots, and an orange warning for the Rijeka, Split and Dubrovnik regions, the western coast of Istria and Kvarner due to strong and very strong bura wind. "Due to the stormy wind speed in combination with locally high waves, which have…
Sunday, 5 February 2023

Davis Cup Qualifier: Croatia Leads 2-0 Over Austria

February 5, 2023 - Croatia took a 2-0 lead against Austria on Saturday in the Davis Cup qualifier at Zamet Hall in Rijeka. Borna Ćorić played first and beat Dennis Novak as expected, before Borna Gojo surprised the favorite Dominic Thiem for Croatia's big 2-0 lead on day one. On the first day of the Davis Cup qualifier in Rijeka, Borna Ćorić beat Denis Novak (144th on the ATP list) 6:3, 7:5, while Borno Gojo was better than Dominic Thiem, once the #3 player in the world - 6:3, 7:6(2). "I am very satisfied with my performance, especially when serving, which…
Saturday, 4 February 2023

Zagreb Kneeling Men Met by Croatian Women's Network Counter-Protest

February 4, 2023 - If you live in Zagreb or were lucky enough to visit on the first Saturday of the month in the last four months, you might have witnessed the unforgettable sight of a bunch of fully grown men kneeling in the Ban Josip Jelacic square, praying in unison. This Saturday, the Zagreb kneeling men were met with a counter-protest by the Croatian Women's Network, joined by MEP member and SPF presidency member Fred Matić. As 24Sata writes, the Zagreb kneeling men organized another one of their protests at the Ban Josip Jelacic Square, praying for the chastity of…
Saturday, 4 February 2023

New Split Rules on Public Drinking, Dress Code Reach UK Media

February 4, 2023 - A new year and a new approach to improving tourism in Split, and the UK media is spreading the message, as new Split rules for dress and public drinking take effect. Back in 2015, some drunken Australian tourists were arrested for climbing onto the roof of Hvar Cathedral, causing some 5.000 kuna of damage. They were very remorseful when they sobered up, with one of them agreeing to an anonymous interview with me, which you can read here.  And what is the reputation of Hvar as a destination among Australians? Priority number one it is a…
Saturday, 4 February 2023

Red Dress Day Croatia Raising Awareness of Stroke Specifics in Women

February 4, 2023 - The public health campaign "Red Dress Day," celebrated for the fifth year in a row in Croatia, aims to raise awareness of the specifics of stroke in women. As 24Sata writes, one in five women will have a stroke, and each year stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer, but 80 percent of strokes can be prevented. This was the message on Friday at the celebration of the "Red Dress Day" campaign, supported by President Milanović and Zagreb Mayor Tomašević. The public health campaign "Red Dress Day" in Croatia is being celebrated for the…
Saturday, 4 February 2023

Zadar Airport Investing Over 2 Million Euros in Expansion

February 4, 2023 - Zadar Airport is preparing for Schengen and traffic growth with an investment of 2.2 million euros in the renovation of additional passenger terminal annexes and a runway extension. As Hina / Poslovni report, the airport will, like other airports, officially enter the Schengen regime on March 26. This is a capital investment with extensive work at that airport, which in 2022 had more than one million passengers for the first time, 1.1 million to be exact. Since the plans and predictions for 2023 are even higher, they expect this investment will allow accepting intercontinental flights. "The arrangement…
Friday, 3 February 2023

Exploring Croatian Recipes: Twist on the Favourite, Deconstructed Sarma

February 3, 2023 - As the cold weather persists and sour cabbage keeps calling our names, it might be time to rethink the nation's favourite and treat yourself to deconstructed sarma. We know you want to shout blasphemy, but just hear us out. Don't tell us you've never wished you could have it baked. Sarma (no English equivalent, I'm afraid) is a traditional winter dish of Croatia and the Balkans. It's made of minced meat, rolled into sour cabbage leaves, and cooked with more sour cabbage. It's also one of those meals a woman should know how to make to get married…
Friday, 3 February 2023

Natural, Luxury Lustica, Breaking the Montenegro Overbuilding Stereotype

February 3, 2023 - It is always instructive to observe tourism in other countries. Some surprising and delightful discoveries in the natural, luxury Lustica peninsula in Montenegro, far removed from the Montenegrin coastal overbuilding stereotype. And VERY accessible. January is not traditionally the most popular month for tourism in Croatia or the wider region, but increasingly I look forward to the start of every new year. There are no crowds, and many places are shut, but it does give an opportunity to explore regions stripped back to their bare essentials. If you have never visited Dubrovnik in winter, for example,…
Friday, 3 February 2023

Looking for a Job in Croatia? This Week's Top 10 from Posao.hr (February 3, 2023)

Febuary 3, 2023 - Looking for a job in Croatia? A new weekly feature on TCN, in partnership with leading job site agency, Posao.hr, who present a selection of weekly job listings. How hard is it to find a job in Croatia, and what is on offer? We spoke to Ines Bokan, director of leading jobs site Posao.hr, who kindly took the time for this excellent interview overview.   Pfizer Inc is hiring a person for the position of Medical Affairs Scientist Croatia (m/f). Place of work Zagreb. Send complete applications via link by March 3th. dotSource is hiring a DevOps…
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