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Thursday, 17 June 2021

VIDEO: David Skoko Records British Chef Gordon Ramsay Speaking Croatian

June the 17th, 2021 - Can you imagine Gordon Ramsay speaking Croatian? The short-tempered British chef is well known for his more than colourful use of the English language, to put it politely. His hot headed swearing and creative insults on popular programmes such as Hell's Kitchen made him known globally, that and his skills in the kitchen, that is. Croatian is a complex and extremely rich language when it comes to swearing. In no other language I have personally heard does anyone's mother get dragged into everything quite so much, and this colourful way of expressing oneself is always…
Wednesday, 16 June 2021

2021 Motovun Film Festival Has A Special Surprise For Its Audience

June 16th, 2021 - The 2021 Motovun Film Festival is located in the heart of the land of truffles. The Motovun Forest is a famous site of precious truffles, and their taste and smell are often the reason that takes travelers to the valley of the Mirna river. That is why this year's festival (July 27-31) begins with the celebrated documentary "Truffle Hunters", which won the hearts of the film world last season. Fahion.hr reports that the film created by Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival and told the story of a group of experienced…
Tuesday, 15 June 2021

First City in Croatia: Smart LED Lighting in Skradin Brings Eco Solution to Entire City

June 15, 2021 - Smart LED lighting in Skradin can now be found throughout the entire city!  The City of Skradin has wholly replaced the 20-year-old city lighting with innovative LED solutions. This project, worth 300,000 euros, was implemented in cooperation with the Hungarian company Tungsram and the Croatian company Luma Energy. The most important result is the annual energy savings of 70% and a significant reduction in CO2 emissions, reports Dalmacija Danas.  With this extremely valuable investment, as many as 366 units of smart LED lighting have been installed in Skradin, of which 200 units have been installed on…
Monday, 14 June 2021

8th Pink Day Festival Announced For June 27th With the Best of Rosé Wines!

June 14, 2021 - A press conference was held announcing the 8th Pink Day and its interesting program. In addition to socializing with winemakers and olive growers, this favorite wine event will be marked by an entertainment program, so visitors and exhibitors can expect various surprises and even more beautiful and modern space. This year, the 8th Pink Day International Festival of Rose Wines, Sparkling Wines, and Champagnes is being held for the first time on the covered open terrace of the MSU Museum in New Zagreb, on Sunday, June 27. Although the location and date of the event have been…
Monday, 14 June 2021

Croatian Divers Discover Dangerous Jellyfish in Istrian Waters

June the 14th, 2021 - A warning has been issued to swimmers in the southern Istrian part of the Adriatic after Croatian divers stumbled upon a dangerous type of jellyfish. When swimming in the calm and peaceful Croatian Adriatic, it's difficult to imagine that anything could be lurking down in the depths where you can't see. The crystal clear waters allow for a view of all of the fish and other marine creatures living down below, but rarely do we imagine coming to some harm. Although sharks do live in the Croatian Adriatic, they pose little to no threat and…
Monday, 14 June 2021

Jelsa Art Biennale 2021: Installation Of Plastic Bags in Hotel Jadran

June 14th, 2021 - As part of the Jelsa Art Biennale 2021, a world-famous art collective from Madrid, Luzinterruptus, is coming to Hvar to put into place a monumental light installation of plastic in July bags on the façade of the abandoned Hotel Jadran in Jelsa. As reported by Jutarnji, a campaign is being launched as part of the project to collect the plastic bags needed to produce the installation. In the next month, until the installation is fully set up, it will be necessary to collect 3,500 plastic bags.  The student initiatives of the island of Hvar are participating…
Monday, 14 June 2021

Jared Leto Brings Back Mars Island Festival to Obonjan

June 14, 2021 - American actor, musician, and frontman of the band Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jared Leto, is returning to the Croatian coast with Mars Island Festival.  After last year's cancellation of the Mars Island festival due to the still current coronavirus pandemic, the participants of the three-day festival will re-occupy the island of Obonjan near Šibenik from August 20th to 23rd, reports Vecernji List. "Mars Island is a three-day experience on a private island in Croatia. Rest and regain strength with yoga among the trees, jump into the Adriatic Sea, watch a midnight movie or watch the stars,…
Monday, 14 June 2021

Marija Bubas Discusses Vaccination Rollout, AstraZeneca, EURO 2020

June the 14th, 2021 - Marija Bubas, Krunoslav Capak's assistant at the Croatian Institute of Public Health, has spoken out about the current vaccination process and even discussed the controversial topic of rewarding vaccinated people and punishing those who refuse it. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Capak's assistant Marija Bubas was a recent guest on N1 televizija/television, during which she commented on fan zones where people can sit and watch the ongoing EURO 2020 matches en masse. "I didn't hear anyone ask these people if they were vaccinated or not. I think this is a great opportunity to introduce covid-certificates or any…
Monday, 14 June 2021

15th Festival of Tolerance To Be Held On 1-10 July In Zagreb

June 14th, 2021 - The 15th Festival of Tolerance, to take place on 1-10 July at Zagreb's Lake Bundek, will feature a rich program with recent films selected in accordance with the festival's mission to promote tolerance, dialogue, and respect. About 50 films will be screened at the festival, including a Dutch music documentary, "Here We Move Here We Groove," a Czech youth film, "The Pack," which deals with peer violence in sports, the Oscar contender "Quo Vadis, Aida?" about the genocide in Srebrenica and others. Festival director Nataša Popović said this year's edition presented them with new challenges, but they…
Monday, 14 June 2021

Croatian Covid Bus to Mark Country's New Vaccine Rollout Process

June the 14th, 2021 - The Croatian covid bus doesn't quite sound like a vehicle you'd be too quick to board from the name alone, but this new way of continuing the vaccination rollout across the country is likely to do very well indeed. The administrative processes around getting vaccinated against the novel coronavirus have caused general levels of interest to drop. In typical Croatian fashion, the registration process was mired in problems, with the cijepise platform infamously collapsing and having many question marks hanging over its head. Now people who don't have HZZO or a GP, of which there…
Sunday, 13 June 2021

Croatia's New Car Sales in January-May 2021 up 44% y-o-y

ZAGREB, 13 June, 2021 - A total of 19,167 new passenger cars were sold in Croatia in January-May 2021, a 44.3% increase from the same period last year, and 4,483 new vehicles were sold in May 2021 alone, over twice as many as in May 2020, show the data released by the Promocija Plus market research agency last Monday. In the first five months of 2020, which were significantly affected by the negative economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, which began to produce a more significant effect in March, 13,286 new vehicles were sold, of which 2,173 were sold in May…
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