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Saturday, 6 August 2022

The Lokals: Split-Based Studio to Release Animated NFT Film About Yugoslavia in 1980s

August 6, 2022 - The Lokals is an NFT animated film created by Split-based Prime Render Studios, taking viewers on a train journey from Ljubljana to Split in the 1980s.  How did a small multimedia studio from Split, which has celebrated over 70 awards, manage to combine filmmaking and the blockchain with the support of two Oscar-winning French production companies? Marin Pavelic of Netokracija tells us more. "If someone had told me as a cinematographer and filmmaker that one day an NFT animated film would be created that lives on the Ethereum blockchain and that along the way would educate the…
Saturday, 6 August 2022

Traditional Emigrants Day Held on Susak Island!

August 6, 2022 - Traditional Emigrants Day was held on the island of Susak last weekend. This special day has been held since 1985 on the last weekend in July, when the people from Susak living all over the world return to visit their native island. Šima Strikoman took a wonderful millennium photo while the rich cultural and entertainment programs included workshops and animation for children, sports meetings, the ceremonial opening of the "Sujščanica" statue, and the performance of Susak folklore and the SuperCover Band.  Susak, which is only around 3km long and 1.5km wide, is renowned for the large…
Friday, 5 August 2022

20 Ways Croatia Changed Me in 20 Years: 20. Frane, Moj Punac (Father-in-Law)

August 6, 2022 - Twenty years a foreigner in Croatia. Part 20 of 20 Ways Croatia Changed Me in 20 Years. The man to whom I will dedicate my book, my father-in-law, Frane. Twenty years and 19 ways in which Croatia has changed me. I must confess that I have really enjoyed writing this series about my last two decades in Croatia, and the chance to celebrate all that Croatia has given - and continues to give - me. If you are new to the series, you can start at the beginning with doing business in Dalmatia.   The series has…
Friday, 5 August 2022

20 Ways Croatia Changed Me in 20 Years: 19. The Mighty State of Uhljebistan

August 5, 2022 - Twenty years a foreigner in Croatia. Part 19 of 20 Ways Croatia Changed Me in 20 Years. An introduction to the State within the State, the Mighty State of Uhljebistan. Can you imagine living in a country for around 12 years as an expat and have absolutely no clue what was really going on, or how the country actually functioned? Actually, looking at the hundreds of thousands of Brits in Spain who have little to no interaction with local customs, culture or language, I guess you can imagine. But having travelled to 96 countries and having…
Friday, 5 August 2022

Croatia Celebrating Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day

ZAGREB, 5 August, 2022 - Croatia is celebrating Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day, War Veterans Day and the 27th anniversary of Operation Storm,  a joint military and police operation that ended a Serb armed rebellion in August 1995, and restored Croatian sovereignty over occupied central and southern parts of the country. The offensive was launched at 5 am on August 4 along the line running from Bosansko Grahovo to the south to Jasenovac to the east, the front line being more than 630 kilometres long. Within the following 84 hours slightly less than 10,500 square kilometres of territory, almost a fifth of…
Friday, 5 August 2022

Vučedol Culture Museum Invites You to Out of the Box Virtual Exhibition

August 5, 2022 – The Vučedol Culture Museum in Vukovar remains a truly special place. Its unique location, architecture, and the dedication of those who make things happen there day after day, all keep drawing you back and leave you longing for more. This time, the invitation is out for all who like anything digital, 3D, and in general thinking out of the box. A new interactive exhibition nicknamed Vučedolac izvan okvira (The Vučedol Man Outside His Box) is open until the end of August. Tportal followed up with the author of the exhibition, Darko Bilandžić, who is also the head…
Friday, 5 August 2022

NASA Astronaut Thomas Marshburn Visits Istria's Damjanic Winery

August the 5th, 2022 - There are celebrity sightings all along the Croatian coast during the summer months, and NASA astronaut Thomas Marshburn has paid a visit to Istria's popular Damjanic winery. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, after returning from the impressive 66th expedition beyond the Earth's atmosphere, NASA astronaut Thomas Marshburn decided to visit Istria, which seemed look like the most beautiful place on earth from space in his opinion. During his tour of the Istrian peninsula, he visited the well known Istrian Damjanic winery, where he tasted a top quality selection of wines and discovered all the secrets of…
Thursday, 4 August 2022

20 Ways Croatia Changed Me in 20 Years: 18. Croatian Food & Drink

August 4, 2022 - Twenty years a foreigner in Croatia. Part 18 of 20 Ways Croatia Changed Me in 20 Years. The incredible world of Croatian food and drink.  There were not many things that I knew for sure when I was a small boy, but one of them was that becoming an adult would mean that I would never again have to eat the things that were forced on me as a child.  Cabbage, broccoli, and the biggest evil of all - Brussels sprouts - would be banished from my diet forever on the occasion of my 18th birthday.…
Thursday, 4 August 2022

Minnesota National Guard Commander on Official Visit to Croatia

ZAGREB, 4 August, 2022 - Defence Minister Mario Banožić and the Chief of the General Staff of the Croatian Armed Forces, Admiral Robert Hranj, met in Zagreb on Thursday with the Commander of the Minnesota National Guard, Major General Shawn Manke, who is on an official visit to Croatia, the Defence Ministry said. The strong bond and friendship between the armed forces of Croatia and the USA were underscored during the visit, especially cooperation with the National Guard, which has been ongoing for 26 years. That cooperation in particular refers to the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter being put into operational use through the…
Thursday, 4 August 2022

Algebra International Summer School: Where Knowledge and Different Cultures Melt Together

August 4, 2022 - There are many reasons to visit Croatia this summer - meet the Algebra International Summer School. Over the summer many students take (at least a temporary) break from studying and exams, seasonal jobs and enjoy more free time, some believe the summer sunshine is the perfect ingredient to get inspired and learn about new and interesting things. Almost a hundred students from all over the world decided to join Algebra's experts at the sixth edition of Algebra International Summer School from July 3 to 29. Students from France, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Denmark, Canada, USA, Mexico and…
Thursday, 4 August 2022

American Policeman Working in Split Praises Country's Safety

August the 4th, 2022 - An American policeman working in Split temporarily as part of an exchange of officers the Croatian police have been involved in for years now has praised the sheer safety of the country when compared to his homeland. As Jutarnji list/SD writes, for the first time this summer season, a police officer from the United States was placed to work temporarily here in Croatia. 30-year-old Jacob Bradley, an American policeman working in Split has been participating in international police cooperation as part of the "Safe Tourist Destination 2022" project. Jacob has been a police officer for…
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