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Monday, 20 September 2021

More Than 1.2 Million Rubbish Containers Placed in Croatian Locations

September the 20th, 2021 - 407 Croatian locations (cities and municipalities) received containers for separate waste collection from households that were procured and distributed through the Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency recently. As Poslovni Dnevnik/PD and VL native tim writes, to be more precise, Croatian locations received 1,230,695 various bins and containers of various volumes for the separate collection of paper, plastic, biowaste and other recyclable waste. The containers were procured as part of a project with a total investment of around 370 million kuna, and the vast majority of this amount was provided through EU funds through…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

Three Croatian Municipalities Nominated for UNWTO “Best Tourism Villages” Award

ZAGREB, Sept 19 Sept, 2021 - The municipalities of Kaštelir-Labinci, Motovun and Veliko Trojstvo are the Croatian nominees for the "Best Tourism Villages" award, launched in May this year by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) as a pilot-project designed to promote the role of rural tourism. As part of the project, UNWTO members could nominate up to three candidates - villages or municipalities that are initiators of sustainable social, economic and environmental changes in the member countries. Kaštelir-Labinci and Motovun are municipalities in Istria County and Veliko Trojstvo is a municipality in Bjelovar-Bilogora County. The UNWTO initiative includes three pillars and two…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

Croatia's Participation in Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Confirmed

September 19, 2021 - HRT confirms Croatia's participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. The selection of Croatia's entry for Italy will once again be crowned through the Dora competition. Croatia is again getting ready for the 66th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest and is undeniably in high spirits. As HRT recently posted, “The beautiful September weather only contributes to the preparations for Dora and Eurovision 2022, which are in full swing! The Croatian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest will begin soon, so stay with us for more information.” Since the country's debut in 1993, Dora has been…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

From Gordon Ramsay to Rimac, National Geographic Croatia Program Airs Tonight!

September 19, 2021 - The National Geographic Croatia program airs tonight from 9 pm, kicking off with Gordon Ramsay's Unchartered!  Thanks to National Geographic, the whole world will be able to discover the beauties of Croatia on TV tonight, reports 24 Sata.
  After Gordan Ramsay's Unchartered in Istria at 9 pm, an entire episode of Europe from Above's third season will showcase Croatia through the unique locations chosen by the production team. The episode was filmed throughout last year and covered all seasons, thus fully evoking the beauty of each destination.  National Geographic was fascinated by the unusual 5.5-kilometer-long…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

2CELLOS "Dedicated" Album Released with "Sweet Child O 'Mine" Music Video

September 19, 2021 - The new 2CELLOS "Dedicated" album has been released alongside a music video covering the Guns' N' Roses hit "Sweet Child O 'Mine." The globally popular 2CELLOS - Stjepan Hauser and Luka Šulić have released the long-awaited, sixth studio album "Dedicated" (Sony Masterworks / Menart) and released a new music video for "Sweet Child O 'Mine," a cover of the Guns' N' Roses hit, reports Glas Istre.  The video was shot in the former Svetica military hangar in Šišan, produced again by Medvid. Pula drummer Dušan Kranjc joined Hauser and Šulić, and their performance has already been…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

Skradinski Buk Pond Turtles Return after Long Absence from Krka National Park

September 19, 2021 - Skradinski buk pond turtles have returned to their ideal living conditions in Krka National Park, primarily thanks to fewer visitors caused by the pandemic.  After a long absence, the strictly protected pond turtle species (Emys orbicularis) has found a haven at the foot of Europe's longest travertine barrier. An adult and two young individuals have been confirmed, reports Sibenik.in. The pond turtle has ideal living conditions in Krka National Park. It is most numerous in the middle and upper course of the Krka river, especially along the banks near the Krka monastery: the marsh at the…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

Vitomir Maricic Breaks Guinness World Record by Walking Underwater for 4 Minutes

September the 19th, 2021 - The very skilled Croatian diver Vitomir Maricic has broken the Guinness World Record by walking underwater for four entire minutes in just one breath in a swimming pool in Opatija, Kvarner. For such a small country, the Republic of Croatia certainly delivers the world some amazing talent across a very wide variety of fields, from science and medicine to sport, athletics and everything in between. From Rudjer Boskovic (science) to Luka Modric (football), this Adriatic country continues to impress the international public through the ages. Vitomir Maricic from Rijeka is the latest Croatian name to…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

Pag Cadastral Land Survey Set to Begin in Large Island Project

September the 19th, 2021 - The Pag cadastral land survey is set to begin as part of a large island project which will be divided into two separate phases, which will last for years to come. As Morski writes, the Council of the City of Pag has given its consent for the conclusion of the Agreement of the City of Pag with the State Geodetic Administration. It was said at the session that the Pag cadastral land survey is an extremely important project for Pag and it will be worked on for a longer period of time. ''This will be the…
Sunday, 19 September 2021

Roman Abramovich Sails 600 Million Dollar Yacht to Croatian Waters

September the 19th, 2021 - Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich is no stranger to Croatia, his love for it made quite clear with his frequent arrivals here on one of his jawdropping vessels. The man often described as Russia's richest is in Croatia once again, on his 600 million US dollar yacht. As Morski writes, Russian billionaire and owner of the Chelsea football club Roman Abramovich sailed into Croatian waters on his new luxury yacht Solaris recently. The imposing vessel for which the richest man in Russia paid around 600 million USD was filmed in the sea near Croatia's southernmost…
Saturday, 18 September 2021

Zadar Outdoor Festival to Be Held Next Week on the Island of Ugljan

September 18, 2021 - With the same views and colors of summer but without the extreme temperatures, many sports lovers and fans find the best conditions for activities such as marathons or hiking, and several will meet on September 25 and 26 on the island of Ugljan for the long-awaited return of the Zadar Outdoor Festival. The end of September is an ideal time to spend a weekend in nature with your family and escape for a while from the city crowds. The Zadar Outdoor Festival, for its first part of the autumn edition, will be held in Preko on the…
Saturday, 18 September 2021

Freedom Festival 2.0 Starts in Zagreb

ZAGREB, 18 Sept, 2021 - Freedom Festival 2.0, a protest rally organised by the Rights and Freedoms Initiative, started on Saturday in Zagreb's Ban Josip Jelačić Square, with several hundred people rallying for the second time in a month to express their dissatisfaction with COVID-19 epidemiological restrictions. The protesters carried banners expressing opposition to vaccination and decisions by the national COVID-19 response team. The organisers said that "most people now realise that COVID-19 has been misused for political ends that include the introduction of an entire set of measures and decisions that cause unprecedented damage to humans and benefit only…
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