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Wednesday, 10 November 2021

First Talking Bench Placed in Veliko Trgovišće, Franjo Tuđman’s Birthplace

November 10, 2021 - As part of the project Great Croatians of Zagorje, the first talking bench has been installed in Veliko Trgovišće, where locals and tourists can learn more about the history of the birthplace of the first Croatian president. Only thirty kilometers away from our dear Zagreb in Veliko Trgovišće, better known as the birthplace of the first Croatian president, the first in a row was set up: a bench that talks as part of the project Croatian Greats of Zagorje, writes Jelena Holenko for Turističke Priče. Photo: Jelena Holenko/Turističke Priče The Tourist Board of the Tuhelj, Klanjec,…
Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Split Winter Tourism: The Daltonist Presents Chef Takeovers, Live Music, Art Exhibits

November 10, 2021 - Is Split winter tourism that hard to achieve? Croatia's second-largest city and the star of summer loses its buzz as soon as the seasons change. But it doesn't have to be that way. Our new TCN series looks at the Split businesses working hard in winter to give locals, and visitors, the environment they deserve.  First up, meet The Daltonist. I'll never forget being congratulated after making it through my first Split winter as if I was nuts to attempt such a feat. "How did you survive?"  "How could you enjoy it after living in California…
Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Been Vaccinated? Common Croatian Covid Certificate Questions Answered

November the 10th, 2021 - If you've been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, here in Croatia, you can request your Croatian covid certificate, sometimes wrongly referred to as a ''passport''. Here's how you can do it, when you can do it, and how long they're now valid for. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, a Croatian covid certificate can be obtained by all individuals who have been vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca), or by persons who have been vaccinated with two doses of different vaccines which are to be received in two doses (for example,…
Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Eight New Zagreb Mass Coronavirus Vaccination Points Now Open

November the 10th, 2021 - As coronavirus infection numbers continue to remain at concerning levels across the Republic of Croatia, the vaccination effort has been ramped up in numerous placed. The Dr. Andrija Stampar Institute has stated that there are now eight new Zagreb mass coronavirus vaccination points open to the public. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Dr. Andrija Stampar Institute has released a fully updated list of Zagreb mass coronavirus vaccination points which have been in operation since Tuesday, November the 9th in various locations across the Croatian capital. At the Zagreb Fair (Zagrebacki Velesajam), which has been a…
Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Slavonian Villages Without One Coronavirus Case Since Beginning of Pandemic

November the 10th, 2021 - Three Slavonian villages have managed to avoid the novel coronavirus completely with not one single case reported since the very beginning of the pandemic at the beginning of 2020. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, while what is being referred to as the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic is continuing to break records, a year and a half after the appearance of COVID-19 there is a well and truly "corona free" zone in certain parts of Eastern Croatia, Glas Slavonije writes. In three Slavonian villages in the municipality of Levanjska Varos, more precisely in Paucje, Milinac…
Tuesday, 9 November 2021

GLAS: Same-Sex Partners Left out of Adoption Bill

ZAGREB, 9 November, 2021 - The GLAS party warned on Tuesday that the Ministry of Labour, Pension System, Family and Social Policy has omitted same-sex partners in the amendments to the Foster Care Act despite a ruling by the Constitutional Court last year saying that that was unconsitutional. A public debate on amendments to the bill ended last week and same-sex partners were not listed among potential foster carers despite dozens of objections. "Justification that the Constitutional Court did not order that, naturally, is pointless because it is obvious to everyone what the intention is and that this situation leaves legal…
Tuesday, 9 November 2021

Zagreb Mayor: Textbooks to Stay Free, Price of Kindergarten Care Won't Rise

ZAGREB, 9 November, 2021 - Mayor Tomislav Tomašević on Tuesday announced the introduction of compensatory measures for the phase-out of grants for stay-at-home parents, noting that Zagreb primary and secondary school students will continue to have free textbooks and that fees for kindergarten care will not go up. "As regards vulnerable families, local as well as state welfare measures, which have not been used so far because of the stay-at-home parent scheme, will be applied," Tomašević said at a news conference responding to criticism over the cancellation of the scheme which has cost the city HRK 1.6 billion since its introduction in…
Tuesday, 9 November 2021

Jutarnji: Initial Estimates Show Croatia has a Population of Roughly 3.9 Million

ZAGREB, 9 November, 2021 - The initial results of the 2021 census, which have not yet been officially confirmed, show that Croatia has a population of roughly 3.9 million, the Jutarnji List (JL) daily reported on Tuesday. The deadline for the publication of official results of the census is mid-January, and the current estimates show that the population has downsized to 3.9 million, the newspaper, assessing that the official number of people who have emigrated from Croatia in recent years is probably lower than their actual number. Jutarnji List quoted demographer Ivan Čipin as saying that the estimates made by…
Tuesday, 9 November 2021

'Balkan DHL' Service: Fast, Cheap, Reliable & Unbeatable

November 9, 2021 - Need to get a package moved from one Croatian city in a hurry, or perhaps left your wallet behind? Meet the 'Balkan DHL' service - fast, cheap, reliable and utterly unbeatable. It is a scene I have seen so many times in the movies but never thought it would happen to me.  Man fills up his car in a gas station, goes to pay and then can't find his wallet. A frantic search of pockets, car and everywhere in-between. Nothing.  B*gger.  Thankfully in my case, I was lucky enough to have sufficient cash to pay for…
Monday, 8 November 2021

Interest in Vaccination in Split Has Climbed 200%

ZAGREB, 8 Nov, 2021 - Interest in getting vaccinated increased in the City of Split over this weekend after a surge in COVID numbers forced the authorities to step up anti-epidemic measures. The head of the Split-Dalmatia County office of public health, Željka Karin, told Hina on Monday, that over the weekend, as many as 1,800 people were given a shot against coronavirus. In the first two hours since the start of inoculation on Monday morning, as many as 410 people got vaccinated in the Spaladium Arena hall, and two thirds of them got a first jab. There are several…
Monday, 8 November 2021

Balanced Diet Scheme Expanded to Another 67 Schools, 21,000 Children

ZAGREB, 8 Nov, 2021 - The School Scheme in Croatia programme, which is aimed at promoting a balanced diet and is now in its eighth year, has been expanded to another 67 schools and 21,000 children as well as to another 106,000 children consuming milk and dairy products, the Agriculture Ministry said on Monday. The expansion is the result of a campaign the ministry conducted from October 2020 to October 2021, together with the Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, among schools, suppliers and other state authorities. The programme promotes EU health policies and includes ensuring fruit and vegetables in primary…
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