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Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Gorica Evenings Celebrates 45th Edition With An Outdoor Cultural Program

June 8, 2021 - After more than four decades of successfully organizing an enriching cultural program aimed at people of all ages, Gorica Evenings will celebrate its 45th edition in style with concerts, cinema, theater, art, and more in the open air from this Thursday 10 to June 20 in Velika Gorica. For the 45th year in a row, the Gorica Evenings have enriched the tourist and cultural offer of Velika Gorica, but also of the Zagreb County in general. The traditional event is organized by the Velika Gorica Public Open University in cooperation with associations and other Velika Gorica organizations,…
Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Eyes Focus on Season, But Croatian GDP Depends on Other Factor

June the 8th, 2021 - The tourist season is rapidly approaching and all eyes are firmly fixed on just what that will do for the domestic economy as the epidemiological situation at any given time continues to hold all the cards. With that being said, Croatian GDP depends on one other important factor, too. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Ana Blaskovic writes, the announcement that the Croatian economy fell in the first quarter of 2021 by the least it has fallen since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, more precisely by a mere 0.7%, was welcomed as an overture to recovery. In the turn…
Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Damir Vandjelic: Post-Earthquake Reconstruction Going Too Slowly

June the 8th, 2021 - Damir Vandjelic, the director of the Reconstruction Fund, has spoken out about the length of time the reconstruction process following the earthquakes of 2020 is taking, adding that things need to be streamlined and sped up significantly. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Suzana Lepan Stefancic/VL writes, Damir Vandjelic openly stated recently that the reconstruction process after the 2020 earthquakes was proceeding much too slowly and that, when looking at how it began and the speed of those beginnings, he is struggling to believe that it will accelerate. Speaking on the matter for N1, he said that the demolition of…
Monday, 7 June 2021

Untouched by Light by Bruketa&Žinić&Grey Agency Wins Best Packaging Design Launched in 2020

June 7, 2021 - After a few weeks of discussions and consultations, the judges agreed that Untouched by Light by Croatian Bruketa&Žinić&Grey Agency was the best packaging design launched in 2020. It is a special honour in itself, but especially since it is the first time in their hundred-year history that Art Directors Club New York awards the Best of Disciplines to a Croatian Agency. ADC 100th Annual Awards is actually the longest-running international competition in advertising and design, and the Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in New York City. UBL is a project designed…
Monday, 7 June 2021

2021 Gault&Millau Croatia Guide Presented with Over 400 Restaurants, Bars, and Wines

Jun 7, 2021 - The fourth edition of the international 2021 Gault&Millau Croatia guide was presented in Zagreb last week, including more than 400 restaurants, popular bars, and wines from all over Croatia. HRTurizam reports that despite several months of lockdown, Gault&Millau Croatia is the only gastronomic guide published ahead of the tourist season. This is a strong incentive to promote the restaurant scene in the domestic and foreign markets. In almost 60 years of existence, this guide has established itself in 25 countries, and chef's caps printed on a yellow sticker guarantee proven quality. “We are aware that this period…
Monday, 7 June 2021

Epidemiologist Branko Kolaric Discusses Tourist Season and Infection Rates

June the 7th, 2021 - Croatian epidemiologist Branko Kolaric sat down recently to discuss the rapidly approaching tourist season and what that might mean for infection rates in Croatia when all the foreign tourists leave at the end of summer. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, epidemiologist Branko Kolaric commented on the current epidemiological situation for N1 this morning, and when speaking about the restrictions in care homes and nursing homes, he said that for the oldest and most unwell residents of such facilities, visitors should be allowed in for longer than fifteen minutes if the said visitor is vaccinated. "The only…
Monday, 7 June 2021

Is Chinese Ship With Peljesac Bridge Segments Experiencing Malfunction?

June the 7th, 2021 - The works on Croatia's long awaited Peljesac bridge have been progressing well, but is the Chinese vessel carrying the last of the Peljesac bridge segments experiencing technical difficulties?  As Morski writes, for two days in a row now, the Chinese "Development Way" cargo ship which is carrying the final Peljesac bridge segments has not been moving a great deal at all. The vessel sails under the Panamanian flag and has been strangely floating around the Strait of Otranto, more specifically at the entrance to the Adriatic sea. The Chinese ship's current position can be seen…
Sunday, 6 June 2021

Pride Ride Held in Zagreb

ZAGREB, 6 June, 2021 - An estimated 500 participants gathered for this year's Pride Ride that took place in downtown Zagreb on Saturday afternoon, and the ride was organised by an informal initiative of many individuals and organizations called "Proud Zagreb" - informal group LGBTIQ+". This is the second annual edition of the pride ride, and the first pride ride was organised last year instead of a pride parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The organisers of this year's event, aimed at raising awareness of the rights of LGBT members, said that the first pride ride had been held last year due to the…
Sunday, 6 June 2021

Plešivica Sparkling Wines Served With Breakfast at Special Event

June 6, 2021 - Guests enjoyed a pleasant encounter with the best selection of Plešivica sparkling wines and breakfast snacks, in the hills outside Zagreb. A sparkling breakfast in the Chez Suzy vineyard for the weekend was the real formula for outdoor hedonism, reports Turističke Priče. At Plešivica, Šember wineries, Šoškić court wines, Drago Damir Režek, and a guest from the Krašić vineyards, Šimanović winery, presented their sparkling wines for which this wine region is famous. In addition to Plešivica sparkling wines, guests enjoyed strawberries and indigenous products of Zagreb County and copanjek, and homemade game salami. As an announcement…
Sunday, 6 June 2021

First Gluten-Free Brunch Bar in Zagreb Opens - Meet Kata!

June 6, 2021 - The first gluten-free brunch bar in Zagreb has opened its doors to the joy of all Celiacs in the capital city. Meet Kata!  Whether you are on a gluten-free diet for health reasons, have Celiac disease, or are consciously thinking about what you put into your body, you've likely heard of the Croatian gluten-free brand that has made it easier for many who struggle with finding the right foods for their diet. Namely, Journal.hr reports that Kata's gluten-free bread began operating in 2015 and quickly became recognizable in supermarket chains or small specialty stores for its…
Sunday, 6 June 2021

Newly Launched Croatian Digital Covid Certificates Already Causing Issues

June the 6th, 2021 - The newly launched and much talked about Croatian digital covid certificates are already causing issues among many, even with the desire not to discriminate being put first. For some reason, those who have recovered from the infection are struggling to have their certificates approved. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, as of Wednesday, Croatian digital covid certificates have been being issued here in Croatia. However, in the first two days of them being ''live'' alone, it was shown that this system of confirmation with which vaccinated people or those who have already recovered from COVID-19 can freely cross…
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