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Sunday, 5 September 2021

Minister Radovan Fuchs Talks Covid Certificates, Measures, New School Year

September the 5th, 2021 - Education Minister Radovan Fuchs recently answered the question of whether any students will start the new academic year online or actually at their school desks on Monday, he also touched on the topic of covid certificates for parents attending parents' meetings. As Novi list writes, milder epidemiological measures apply to both schools and preschools, and Minister Radovan Fuchs has announced that he will fight to keep schools open even if the epidemiological situation worsens. The new school year 2021/2022 will begin in Croatia with live classes for about 313,000 primary and 143,200 high school students…
Saturday, 4 September 2021

2nd Edition of Craft Beer Festival Taking Place in Đakovo

ZAGREB, 4 Sept, 2021 - The second edition of the Đakovo Craft Beer Festival kicked off in that eastern Croatian city on Friday evening, with nine Croatian craft breweries participating in this three-day event. Over a score of craft beers, produced in Osijek, Vukovar, Vinkovci, Slavonski Brod, Zabok and were promoted. Also the association of the Dalmatian Brewers' Association presented their craft beers. For more on lifestyle, follow TCN's dedicated page. For more about Croatia, CLICK HERE.
Saturday, 4 September 2021

Vegefino’s Tofu Omelette Declared Most Innovative Vegan Product at ZeGeVege

ZAGREB, 4 Sept, 2021 - Agriculture Minister Marija Vučković, who on Saturday visited the 13th edition of the ZeGeVege festival of sustainable living, presented an award to the Vegefino company for the most innovative vegan product: tofu omelette. The director of the company, Tino Pažur, who received the award, said that they had taken over this vegan brand last year. The company plans to expand its business in Croatia as well as to neighbouring countries, he said adding that their products are in rising demand. The minister also conferred awards on the family-run farm "OPG Diana Prpić" and the m-creations company. The two-day…
Saturday, 4 September 2021

Zagreb Burger Festival set for 10-19 September

ZAGREB, 4 Sept, 2021 - The Zagreb Burger Festival will be held in Trg Franje Tuđmana Square in Zagreb from 10 to 19 September. The sixth edition of this event features burger makers from Zagreb, Šibenik, Dubrovnik and Varaždinske Toplice. As many as 10 participants will take pat in the contest as part of the festival which will be organised in compliance with the COVID epidemiological rules. For more on lifestyle, follow TCN's dedicated page. For more about Croatia, CLICK HERE.
Saturday, 4 September 2021

Kaštelanski Crljenak Origin Label Brings Croatia's Zinfandel to Next Level

September 4, 2021 - The Kaštelanski crljenak origin label raises this already esteemed variety to a new level. Kaštelanski crljenak, celebrated in the world under the name Zinfandel or Primitivo, is becoming increasingly popular in Croatia, reports HRTurizam. And now, 12 Kaštela winemakers can boast of the excellence of their wines from the Kaštelanski crljenak variety. Namely, the label of excellence is primarily intended to denote high-quality wines produced from this variety, and only to winemakers who have vineyards in Kaštela. If you do not produce wine in a Kaštela vineyard, then you cannot obtain this now sought-after label. Those who…
Saturday, 4 September 2021

Croatian Tax Stamps Finally Binned as Country Moves Forward

September the 4th, 2021 - One thing which has always fascinated and baffled me, despite many years in Croatia, is the need for tax stamps. You needed to buy them to do just about anything administrative and let's be honest, it's archaic and amusing. Don't tell that to the clerk who is very seriously asking for one, though. Croatian tax stamps are now finally binned and resigned to the history books as the country finally steps out into the 21st century. Seing your documents get stamped by hand by someone who really couldn't look less interested and then handing over…
Friday, 3 September 2021

KUF Festival 2021: Circus Takes to Zagreb Streets

September 3, 2021 - The KUF Festival 2021 is the third edition of a Cultural Street Festival that brings the circus to the streets of Zagreb. Organised by the Cirkorama collective, you can enjoy the crazy acrobatics, hilarious performances, and more in the following September weekends. The Cirkorama collective has been known in Croatia for years for promoting the art of circus through various types of education, shows, street performances, and projects. There will certainly be a lot to do while juggling all the events in Zagreb over the September weekends to come. These events will all be part of the KUF-Cultural…
Friday, 3 September 2021

Infinity Luxury Smart Showers Enter US Market, First Delivery to Boston

September 3, 2021 - Infinity Luxury smart showers have made their way to the United States, with the first shipment to Boston! Infinity Luxury is a Croatian company that produces designer outdoor showers of stone, ceramics, and HPL. In parallel, they develop their own brand of high-tech products. They currently also offer a solar shower with solar power and water activation on motion sensors, reports HRTurizam. Infinity Luxury has become a Croatian export product and in the past year has opened the markets of Australia and New Zealand, and France, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. Interestingly, the opening of new…
Friday, 3 September 2021

Croatian Census in Two Weeks, Fines for Those Who Refuse to Partake

September the 3rd, 2021 - The Croatian census is due to be carried out in two weeks, and every single resident of Croatia needs to partake. If you refuse to do so, a fine of between 2,000 and 5,000 kuna could be issued to you. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, every inhabitant single legal resident of the Republic of Croatia is subject to the Croatian Census Act, according to which every person who refuses to be enumerated faces a fine of two to five thousand kuna. Lidija Brkovic, the director of the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), spoke for local portal…
Friday, 3 September 2021

PM Andrej Plenkovic Expresses Pride for Main 2021 Tourist Season

September the 3rd, 2021 - PM Andrej Plenkovic hasn't been shy in expressing his feelings of pride towards what has so far been an excellent tourist season. The predictions back at the beginning of the year as the vaccine rollout was plagued with issues and lockdowns were still ''in fashion'' weren't good at all, and in light of that, the height of the Croatian tourist season of 2021 has been rather remarkable. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic took to Twitter to comment on the new ECDC corona map, according to which the Croatian coast has remained orange,…
Thursday, 2 September 2021

Štrudlafest 2021: Croatian Strudel Festival Returns

September 2, 2021 - Štrudlafest 2021 lifts the bar of the already known Croatian strudel festival in Jaškovo village near Karlovac. More sport, more workshops, and obviously, more strudel. With the pandemic dying down just enough for events to be allowed to be held (while still respecting the current epidemiological measures) Štrudlafest in Jaškovo village near Karlovac is back! With the motto: ''It can't get sweeter than this,'' the event spanning September 3-5 is promising a delicious and unique combo of gastronomy, sport, culture, art, and lots of entertainment for all ages. ''Štrudlafest is a true paradise for strudel lovers because apart…
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