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Thursday, 23 September 2021

Lawyer Vanja Juric: Court Ban on Writing about Someone Has Never Been Seen Before

September the 23rd, 2021 - Croatian lawyer Vanja Juric has spoken out about the court ban issued to a certain media portal on writing about certain institutions and people, adding that something like that has never been seen before in this country. As Index writes, after the court made a scandalous decision that the H-alter portal and journalist Jelena Jindra are no longer allowed to publish texts and write about the Child Protection Polyclinic and its head Gordana Buljan Flander, the reactions have been coming in fast. Minister of Culture: How is that possible? "How is it possible to make a decision…
Thursday, 23 September 2021

Calling All Young Split Developers: DUMP Launches Free Web Programming Courses

September 23, 2021 - Young Split developers will have the chance to learn about web programming for free, thanks to the DUMP association. DUMP Association of Young Developers will soon organize an educational cycle of 5 free lectures entitled "School of Web Programming Basics" at FESB, starting on October 2 at 17:00. The association is known for educating the local community and has been active for more than a decade. They have held over 20 cycles of lectures on topics like programming, hardware, design, marketing, and multimedia. Their most famous cycle is "School of Programming Basics," which has had 10…
Thursday, 23 September 2021

8000 Croatian Enumerators Active as of Monday as Part of 2021 Census

September the 23rd, 2021 - The Croatian census of 2021 is well and truly underway. With the possibility to fill in the census online through e-Citizens (e-Gradjani) due to expire on the 26th of this month, 8000 Croatian enumerators are set to take to the field for everyone else as of Monday. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, as of Monday at 15:00, more than a quarter of the population of the City of Zagreb had successully self-registered on the 2021 census online. That is equal to (on the aforementioned date) 208,148 (25.72 percent of the capital's population, which is twice as…
Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Močvara Handcraft Fair: Local Artists Showcasing DIY Work

September 22, 2021 - The Močvara Handcraft Fair organized by Udruga Avokado introduces the public to the handcrafted jewelry, cosmetics, and products of local artists while promoting an alternative, eco-friendly lifestyle. Močvara nightclub in Zagreb, right on the Sava embankment (with Trnjanski Nasip bb being the address) is known for decades of supporting alternative art and culture, from music (punk-rock, metal, indie, and the most obscure electro-music extravagance), to theater, literature, circus, and more. As TCN wrote a couple of years ago, the venue hosted Žedno-Who pre-Party with a performance of an established Canadian musician Marc Demarco. In recent years…
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Zagreb Design Week 2021: Resilience Towards All Challenges

September 21, 2021 - Zagreb Design Week 2021 in partnership with the Netherlands promises a rich program to celebrate resilience. From Austrian architecture in the center, 20th century hard but beautiful brutalist buildings, and modern contemporary buildings from the beginning of the 2000s, Zagreb is a lovely city design-wise. And with the new edition of Zagreb Design Week (ZGDW), there is no better place for designers and design lovers as the event started on September 21 and will continue to September 26. „The theme of Zagreb Design Week 2021 is Resilience. The topic reflects on the specific circumstances that have…
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Covid Certificates in Croatian Hospitals from October 1: How Will It Work?

September 21, 2021 - Covid certificates in Croatian hospitals will be needed for all employees in the health system and those who are not hospital employees but work within the hospital. They will also be required for employees in homes for the elderly and infirm. But how will it work? In ten days, all employees in the health system and those who are not hospital employees but work within the hospital, and employees in homes for the elderly and infirm will be able to work only by presenting a Covid certificate. In particular, they will have to present a document…
Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Tvrtko Šakota Named Croatia's Best Chef this Year!

September 21, 2021 - Tvrtko Šakota earned the prestigious Chef of the Year title this year in the Good Restaurants (Dobri Restorani) selection held at the Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb last night.  Last night at the Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb, awards were given for the best restaurants as part of the 10th edition of the most famous Croatian gastronomic selection, Good Restaurants (Dobri restorani). The awards were organized by Jutarnji List and the magazine Dobra hrana, and under the auspices of partners Croatian National Tourist Board and Badel 1862. This concluded another selection season promoting the best of the Croatian restaurant scene…
Monday, 20 September 2021

Sip Back and Relax: First International Plavac Mali Day Celebrated Today!

September 21, 2021 - Today marks the first official celebration of International Plavac Mali Day! To celebrate this special event, Croatian Premium Wine Imports, Inc. gathered top experts, sommeliers, winemakers, and connoisseurs for a fun online symposium on Croatia's "King of Red Wines".  Sip back, relax and have a look into the wine-growing regions, wine industry, and wine tourism of Croatia. Also, don't forget to use the official hashtag #internationalplavacmaliday! As TCN wrote a week ago, Croatia's gradual rise in the international gastronomy scene allowed more and more people to discover the exceptional quality of Croatian wines, and rightfully so.…
Monday, 20 September 2021

Zagreb Mobility History: Enjoy Cipelcug Through Past Exhibition

September 20, 2021 - Are you curious about Zagreb mobility history? Head on over to the Zagreb City Museum, learn about it and see how Zagreb's citizens moved around and exercised as the capital of Croatia honors European Mobility Week. Cipelcug, which is a bit of an outdated but still quite distinct word from Zagreb's own jargon, is a term used for walking and being a pedestrian. With the word being more commonly used in the historic days of Zagreb's city life, it is only right that the programme ''Cipelcug Through The Past“ which deals with the historical development of…
Monday, 20 September 2021

More Than 1000 Workers Currently at Peljesac Bridge and Access Roads

September the 20th, 2021 - Works at the Peljesac bridge site, Croatia's most important stragetic project, are going at full speed as 1000 workers are busy finishing things off and dealing with the access roads. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Peljesac bridge and access road construction site is as busy as ever. More than 1,000 workers are currently employed on this largest construction site in the Republic of Croatia. More precisely, according to Hrvatske ceste (Croatian roads), Peljesac bridge and its access roads are being built by a total of 1,098 workers at this moment in time, and when technical and…
Monday, 20 September 2021

Boranka is Back: Europe's Largest Volunteer Afforestation Action Tackles 2017 Split Fire Area

September 20, 2021 - Boranka is back! Europe's largest afforestation action launched its fourth season last weekend by tackling the 2017 Split fire area, particularly Korešnica. The largest European volunteer afforestation action, the popular 'Boranka,' started its fourth season on Saturday in Split's Korešnica area, reports Slobodna Dalmacija. The Croatian Scout Association, Croatian Forests, the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service, and the Split Scout Association, as the main organizers of the 'Boranka' campaign, kicked off new afforestation actions in Dalmatia. Hundreds of volunteers afforested the area that was destroyed in the 2017 fire. The scouts of the Split Scout Association and the…
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