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Sunday, 13 June 2021

Tenth VegeSajam Fair to be Held in Zagreb on 15 June

ZAGREB, 13 June, 2021 - The 10th edition of the VegeSajam vegan fair will be held in Zagreb's main square on 15 June. This year's VegeSajam will showcase many vegan products, including vegan sausages, salami, different spreads, burgers, biscuits, cakes, sandwiches and various dishes, the Friends of Animals nongovernmental organisation, which organises the event, said. Also, visitors will be able to taste "the tastiest ready-made vegan ćevapčići available on the Croatian market". From every purchased product, a kuna will be donated to the Friends of Animals. For more on lifestyle in Croatia, follow TCN's dedicated page. For more about Croatia, CLICK HERE.
Sunday, 13 June 2021

Once There Was a Peasant in the Town of Korcula

June 13, 2021 - Memories of Korčula, and Matko, for some the life and soul of the island - recovering from a severe stroke, with your help.  I’ve been coming to the most beautiful island in Croatia for 10 years now. Anniversaries are usually fun. Memorable. But so was my every stay on Korčula. Korčula has given me so much.  Friendships beyond logic and measure. Memories that don’t fade with life’s problems. Moments that came closest to the capability of time travel. Tastes, smells and hums that make you mention the Lord's name in vain.  The realization that a concert…
Sunday, 13 June 2021

Mediterranean Film Festival to Take Place in Split on 17-26 June

ZAGREB, 13 June, 2021 - The 14th Mediterranean Film Festival begins in Split on 17 June with the screening of the Turkish feature film "When I'm Done Dying" by Bir Nefes Daha and the Croatian documentary "Split" by Renata Poljak. The opening ceremony will take place at the summer cinema theatre "Bačvice". The other venue of the festival is the Dom Mladih (Youth Centre). The programme of the festival, which runs through 26 June, includes films from Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal, Montenegro, France, Côte d'Ivoire, Slovenia, Morocco, Malta and Palestine, as well as Croatia. For…
Sunday, 13 June 2021

Croatian Home Coronavirus Tests Now Available to Buy in Shops

June the 13th, 2021 - Croatian home coronavirus tests kits have found themselves on the shelves of various shops, and not only in pharmacies. One of the biggest issues people have faced throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been testing. Whether it be the long waits for something unpleasant or the fact that they've had to part with quite the significant sum of money just to have a swab rather uncomfortably shoved up their nose - it hasn't been a popular process. The costs of tests has been varied, but the average is around 500-700 kuna just for a nasal swab/PCR…
Saturday, 12 June 2021

Zagreb Zoo Celebrates 96th Birthday

ZAGREB, 12 June, 2021 - Zagreb Zoo celebrated its 96th birthday on Saturday, with Mayor Tomislav Tomašević expressing his satisfaction that the Zoo was being modernised with EU funding. Tomašević said that the Zoo has made great progress since its beginnings when it had only three foxes and three owls. "I am really glad that the first infrastructure project in Zagreb to be funded by the EU was the Zoo," he said, adding that the project concerned the first phase of the modernisation of the Zoo worth about HRK 30 million, 95 percent of which was provided by the EU.…
Saturday, 12 June 2021

March for Life Held in Sisak

ZAGREB, 12 June, 2021 - A March for Life was held in the central town of Sisak on Saturday for the second year in a row, with the participants expressing their respect and love for both unborn and born children. The participants walked through the town's centre singing and rejoicing, "expressing their solidarity, respect and love for both unborn and born children, their mothers, fathers and grandparents, for our families and Croatia," the organisers said in a statement. The coordinator Terezija Tržić said that they were marching for all women needing their support, love and help, as well as for social,…
Saturday, 12 June 2021

Final Segments of Peljesac Bridge Structure Coming Together

June the 12th, 2021 - The final segments of the long awaited Peljesac bridge structure are finally being put into place following their delivery on Tuesday. The Chinese vessel "Development Way" carrying the bridge's final segments experienced issues and was late arriving, but it seems that things are back on track. As Morski writes, the large Chinese vessel "Development Way" delivered the last parts of the Peljesac bridge structure on Tuesday this week. So far, 1,800 metres of the future bridge which will unite not only Croatian territory but that of the European Union (EU) have been installed, which is…
Friday, 11 June 2021

Blue Shark in Korcula Waters Spotted and Photographed

June 11, 2021 - Despite not being a very frequent occurrence, sharks have several reasons for appearing just off Croatian shores. Contrary to what many may believe, there is no reason to fear the sighting of this two-metre blue shark in Korcula, nor is it a concern to see any others, according to marine biologists. The people of Korcula were surprised to see a two-metre shark swimming off the shores of Kneze on Korcula. The viviparous animal was photographed and, despite belonging to a species popularly feared around the world, there is no reason to be scared, as marine biologists made…
Friday, 11 June 2021

'Theater by the Sea' in Split a Hit! Lora Summer Stage Program Continues with Musicals for Children

June 11, 2021 - The Lora summer stage in Split is a hit thanks to the new Theater by the Sea program! And you can bring your kids along to the next event.  On Sunday, June 20, starting at 5 pm, the 21st century Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood will arrive on the Lora summer stage for the new 'Theater by the Sea' program in Split. Namely, the children's theater starts with the play 'Mi o vuku,' reports Dalmatinski Portal.  "Did the evil wolf really eat Grandma, the three piglets, and seven kids? Or is Little Red Riding Hood…
Friday, 11 June 2021

Will Entrance to Croatian Events be Permitted Only With "Covid Passes"?

June the 11th, 2021 - The controversial issue of Croatian ''covid passports'' is being talked about more and more lately. As decisions surrounding their implementation begin, could attending Croatian events only with the presentation of a valid vaccination document become a reality? The topic is already being discussed surrounding football match spectators. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the European Parliament voted on the introduction of digital covid-certificates yesterday, which will be in official use throughout the European Union from the 1st of July, 2021. Croatia has already introduced this certificate in its own national system, and in one single week, despite…
Friday, 11 June 2021

Croatian Public Health Institute Prices for PCR, Antigen, Serology Tests

June the 11th, 2021 - Much to the likely delight of many who are sick of parting with their hard earned cash for having swabs shoved up their nose, a new Croatian Public Health Institute price list for the various coronavirus tests currently in use has been published. One of the biggest practical gripes people in Croatia have had since the very beginning of the pandemic back in spring 2020 has been the sheer cost of testing for the novel virus. Many can't understand how on Earth a swab being swirled around up their nose can cost them 700 kuna,…
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