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Monday, 26 September 2022

Croatian Recycling Practices, Waste Disposal Better But Far from EU Goals

September the 26th, 2022 - The Croatian recycling trend, as well as that of the proper sorting and disposal of waste, has been increasing in recent years. It is still very far from the European Union's (EU) goals, however. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Borivoje Dokler writes, back in 2021, a massive 1,766,560 tonnes of municipal waste were generated across Croatia, which brought the total amount back to the value of what it was in 2018, according to the report on municipal waste of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. Compared to the previous year of 2020, this represents an increase of four…
Sunday, 25 September 2022

Tree of Life Land Art Appears in Baranja for International Day of Peace

September 25, 2022 - The International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21 every year; and was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1981, and by the United Nations Resolution from 2001, it was designated as a day of non-violence and cessation of hostilities at the global level. One of the symbols of peace is the tree of life. As SiB writes, more than 40 years have passed since the agreement was founded on the importance of strengthening the ideal of peace among all nations; however, looking back on this not-so-short time and the tragic…
Sunday, 25 September 2022

Big Plans: HRK 452m Bridge to Connect Pašman Island to Mainland

September 25, 2022 - Zadar County has included the project of connecting the island of Pašman to the mainland in the spatial plan as one of their priorities. The will is there, but it is not yet known how and from where this project would be financed, Hina was told by the Ministry of the Sea, Transport, and Infrastructure. As reported by Poslovni, the ministry points out that for the project of connecting the island of Pašman to the mainland, a feasibility study with a cost-benefit analysis was prepared in 2021 for the project "Bridge to mainland - island of…
Sunday, 25 September 2022

Medieval Knight Tournament Returning to Jankovac Forest Park

September 25, 2022 - After three years, we are bringing good news for all fans of one of the most visited events in Slavonia – the Medieval Knight Tournament! It is returning in all its glory to the Jankovac Forest Park on the slopes of the Papuk mountain. Is there anything more relaxing than crisp air, crunchy leaves, and battles between knights in metal armour? As reported by SiB, over ten knight associations will stage an authentic medieval atmosphere on the weekend of October 1st and 2nd (Saturday and Sunday) and provide content that children and adults will find equally interesting…
Sunday, 25 September 2022

Looking for My Dad, a 1967 Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik Waiter

September 24, 2022 - Do we have anyone in Dubrovnik, especially Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik, with a good memory who can help a Dutchman find his father? The TCN inbox a colourful and diverse place, and we get many requests for help, not all of which we can address due to lack of resources. But let's see if the wider TCN community in Dubrovnik can help this reader from Holland, who is hoping somebody with a good memory may be able to help him find his Croatian father, who was working as a waiter at Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik in 1966.  Hi…
Saturday, 24 September 2022

Meet Vukovar 365, Full of Life - Karla of Karla's Arts

September 24, 2022 - Autumn is on the doorstep; the leaves are crunchy, and the air is crisp. Vukovar is still full of life. Not that it matters which season it is. The new generation that breathes life into the city is agile, resilient, and adaptable. They create digitally and remotely; they take inspiration from the world around them but do not fear stepping out of it and finding creativity or letting creativity find them at every step. The digital era has made it significantly easier to make progress and expand. Today, meet Karla. She draws. Tell us about Karlas Arts,…
Saturday, 24 September 2022

Large Number of Sharks Live in Croatian Adriatic, Experts Reveal More

September the 24th, 2022 - There are a surprising number of sharks living in the Croatian Adriatic Sea, and while they don't bother people, the occasional sighting for a lucky few is always an incredible experience, especially if it's captured on video. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, although the main summer tourist season has now ended, the news that there are a large number of marine predators living quite peacefully in the vicinity caused a wave of disbelief among tourists in Croatia, as Metropolitan writes, as reported by City magazine. Dozens of different species of sharks live in the Croatian Adriatic,…
Saturday, 24 September 2022

Croatian Mandarin Harvest Begins - Yield Low, Producers Unhappy

September the 24th, 2022 - The Croatian mandarin harvest finally began this past week, with many people's favourite fruit now being distributed for sale. Owing to poor and unusually harsh conditions this year, the yield isn't as good as it has been in the past, and producers aren't too satisfied. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Croatian mandarin harvest finally began this week and the fruit that has been picked is currently being distributed to the market, ready to be purchased by people who wait all year for this. Producers are primarily giving their fruit to purchasing centres, but many are also…
Friday, 23 September 2022

The international festival Taste the Mediterranean begins the Month of Gastronomy in Split

September 24, 2022 - With the jubilee 10th edition of the most prestigious domestic festival of Mediterranean cuisine, Taste the Mediterranean, the 1st Month of Gastronomy will begin in Split. It will be marked by a whole series of exciting events: for the first time in Split, an exclusive dinner will be cooked by a chef whose restaurant has been awarded three Michelin stars, it is the first event to be held in the newly opened Hotel Ambassador, for the first time an exclusive dinner will be prepared by 5 chefs, 5 sommeliers will present accompanying wines, and the best…
Friday, 23 September 2022

Robotics Cabinet, Scientific Escape Room Opened in Ružička's Birth House

September 23, 2022 - In the birth house of Lavoslav Ružička, a Vukovar-born scientist and Nobel prize laureate, the Youth Peace Group Danube presented their project "raSTEM - Development of STEM in Vukovar". A Scientific Escape Room and a Technical-Robotics Cabinet were opened as its result. As Glas Slavonije reports, the partners on this project were the European Home Vukovar, FERIT Osijek, the Nikola Tesla Technical School Vukovar, the City of Vukovar, the VURA Development Agency and the Vukovar Gymnasium. "We also decorated the hall of Ružička's house, which will enable visitors to experience Lavoslav Ružička in the way we…
Friday, 23 September 2022

St John's Fortress, the Latest Jewel in Sibenik's Impressive Crown

September 23, 2022 – Something quite extraordinary is happening in Sibenik, with St John's Fortress being the latest chapter in quite the superlative story. If it is culture, heritage, and innovative tourism that you're looking for, then this is the city for you!   This is the only city in all of Croatia which has not one but two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and one of those, the Fortress of St Nicholas, is part of a project which is helping to redefine Sibenik as a leading light in Europe in the revitalisation and innovative use of cultural heritage. For some…
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