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Friday, 25 February 2022

Croatian Computer Game Drawize by Lomboos Now Available on Steam

February the 25th, 2022 - The Croatian computer game Drawize, a drawing-based game created by the Zagreb company Lomboos, is now available on Steam. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, the Drawize word-drawing game, designed and developed by Zagreb-based Lomboos, is now available on Steam, the leading PC game distribution platform with 28 million users worldwide. The Croatian computer game Drawize has otherwise been on the market for five years now, but so far it has only been made available on the Internet as a mobile iOS and Android application (app). Now that it has been made available on the wildly…
Wednesday, 23 February 2022

New Tendencies: The Kinetic Art Movement From Zagreb

February 23, 2022 - An art movement met with worldwide recognition that helped establish Zagreb as a cultural capital. A look at the Kinetic Art movement from Zagreb. New Tendencies (Nove tendencije) is a series of posters curated by Croatian artist Ivan Picelj, which originally took place at Zagreb’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU), in what was then Yugoslavia, from 1961 to 1969. It was an international movement of European artists and theorists who sought after working with new art techniques that differed from abstract expressionism and complex, non-geometric art.  Ivan Picelj is known as one of the most characteristic artists…
Wednesday, 23 February 2022

Sixteenth Century Belaj Castle Selling Croatian Wine Successfully

February the 23rd, 2022 - The gorgeous sixteenth century Belaj Castle, brought back to life with a Russian investment, has been selling Croatian-made wine very successfully and without any worries when it comes to timeframes. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, the sommelier vice-champion of Croatia, Josip Oriskovic, presented ten wines from the Dvorac Belaj Winery (from Belaj Castle) at the Wine Club over recent days, three of which were premieres because the wines won't even be placed and available on the market until next week. Along with the Belaj Castle, which is located within the stunning and dramatic landscape of…
Wednesday, 23 February 2022

Croatian Company Infinum Raises Engineer Wages by 30 Percent

February the 23rd, 2022 - The Croatian company Infinum has made quite the name for itself over recent years and for all the right reasons. It seems that this leading Croatian digital product design and development company is about to bring about an even bigger smile on employee faces. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, as a reward to its employees for excellent business results over the past year, the wildly successful Croatian company Infinum has increased its engineers' salaries by 30 percent, while the company-wide maximum number of days off a year has been increased to 30. Last year alone,…
Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Dalmatian Dog: Croatian National Bank Issues Special Motif Kuna Coins

February the 22nd, 2022 - As Croatia's accession to the Eurozone approaches, special motif kuna in gold and silver will be issued by the Croatian National Bank (CNB/HNB) showcasing the Dalmatian, a much loved dog breed which originates from Croatia's gorgeous Dalmatian coast. It won't be long before the Croatian national currency, the kuna, is rendered invalid and sent to the history books as the country enters the Eurozone, a move it had to promise to make in order to gain EU accession. The only countries which didn't have the make that promise and enjoyed opt-outs were Denmark and the…
Monday, 21 February 2022

Cold Cut Lover? PlataDoVrata Comes Up With Idea Unique in Croatia

February the 21st, 2022 - PlataDoVrata isn't merely a rhyme that someone accidentally invented, but the name of a real business concept from Zagreb's Savica, designed by MHP Alimentum trade. PlataDoVrata's system knows that plates of cold cuts are an indispensable part of every part of socialising, and as it usually happens, we're often pressed for time and are looking for a solution to alleviate these often stressful moments. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Ivan Tominac writes, it is the aforementioned concept that makes this possible, and your plate full of cold cuts arrives directly at your door. This was confirmed by the…
Monday, 21 February 2022

Split Startup UniCompoST Treats Biowaste, Creates Fertiliser for Plants

February the 21st, 2022 - The Split startup UniCompoST has created a system for treating biowaste and turning it into fertiliser for growing plants. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, organised by the Croatian Association for Creativity and Innovation (HUKI), the global Social Impact Award (SIA) programme will be held in Croatia for the third time. The programme is implemented in more than 15 countries across Europe, Asia and Africa and includes more than 8,000 students and young people a year, and details about applications will be known soon. One of the winners of last year's edition of the SIA programme…
Saturday, 19 February 2022

The Mysterious Origins of the Dalmatian Dog

February 19, 2022 - Is the Dalmatian dog actually from Dalmatia? Inside the history of the spotted black-and-white creature. We’re all familiar with the unique breed that is the Dalmatian dog, whether it's thanks to a certain popular Disney film, or the countless fabric designs inspired by that distinctive polka-dot pattern. Based on its name, one would believe that the dog originates from the Dalmatian coast. And for Croatians, this would be an honour to have such a beloved dog breed associated with our country.  But actually, their supposed origins trace as far back to Ancient Egypt. King Cheops, who…
Thursday, 17 February 2022

Sladic Winery From Skradin Finds Popularity in Germany and Sweden

February the 17th, 2022 - The Sladic Winery from near Skradin is impressing foreign visitors to Croatia from across the world with their flavours and their tasting room. The Germans and Swedes are among those who have had an impression left on them thanks to this Croatian winery. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, the Sladic Winery is engaged in the production and cultivation of various indigenous Croatian varieties, they have vineyards in three locations which stretch over six hectares and produce a massive 35,000 bottles a year. The business is run by Joso and his sons Ivan and Marko, and…
Wednesday, 16 February 2022

Boeing and Airbus Parts Being Delivered from Jakovlje Production Plant

February the 16th, 2022 - Parts for the cabins of commercial aircraft are already being sought and delivered from the Jakovlje production plant located in Zagreb County, putting the business zone of this municipality firmly on the aviation map. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Suzana Varosanec writes, back at the end of pandemic-dominated 2020, preparatory work began on a new construction site in one of the business zones of the Jakovlje Municipality in Zagreb County. Despite the global health crisis that was often cited as the reason for many investors to abandon projects, this January saw the beginning of production in the FACC…
Tuesday, 15 February 2022

Green Cakes: Bruno Peric's Food Intolerance Leads Him to Create Healthy Sweets

February the 15th, 2022 - Bruno Peric, a former basketball player, decided to let his intolerances to certain food lead him down an entrepreneurial path, which saw him create Green Cakes, which are healthy desserts. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, the Zagreb company Green Cakes headed by athlete Bruno Petric is engaged in the development, production and sale of healthy desserts. They have been operating since the spring of last year, they currently have three employees, and their production plant is located in Brezovica. According to Bruno Peric, the owner and director of Green Cakes, they have chosen the sign…
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