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Thursday, 16 June 2022

4th Antunovski hod Mladih in Zagreb Highlights Religious Tourism in Croatia

June 16, 2022 - "Love is the soul of faith.” With this in mind, thousands of young people participated in the 4th Antunovski hod Mladih in Zagreb. Religious tourism is not something new in Croatia, in fact, it has a long history thanks to pilgrimage and sacred sites. St. Anthony of Padua, for example, known as the “Saint of the whole world”, is especially honored by Croatians. Therefore, on June 11, exactly one week after the spiritual-musical spectacle “Progledaj srcem” at Maksimir Stadium, thousands of believers from several parts of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Germany and Switzerland visited Zagreb…
Thursday, 16 June 2022

Rijeka Beaches to be Adapted to Those With Disabilities Later in 2022

June the 16th, 2022 - Rijeka beaches are set to be better adapted to those with various physical disabilities following the end of this year's main swimming season. As Morski writes, as part of the preparations for local Rijeka beaches for the main summer swimming season, which began on June the 1st, special attention was paid to people with disabilities this year as well. In the City of Rijeka, locals are especially proud of Kostanj beach, which, they say, is one of the best equipped beaches in the entire Mediterranean for this purpose, and from where people with disabilities of all…
Thursday, 16 June 2022

Dalmaland Water Park to Open at Fun Park Biograd in 2023

June 16, 2022 - Dalmaland will combine new water park attractions with the already popular Fun Park Biograd! Croatia gets a unique place of entertainment that combines themes and water attractions modeled on the world's best entertainment centers. Pools and water slides will join the already known Jurassic World, Space, Pirate Bay, and Wild West at the current Fun Park Biograd. Only a few countries in Europe and the world can compete with this unique entertainment offer, reports Dalmatinski Portal.  The Dalmaland water park construction and attractions at Fun Park Biograd have been officially announced.  On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, many…
Thursday, 16 June 2022

International Yoga Day Celebrated at Zrinjevac Park on June 21

June 16, 2022 - To celebrate International Yoga Day and 75 years of independence of the Republic of India, the Embassy of India in Croatia has organized 75 yoga events and sessions across the country. The 75th and final event will be held in Zagreb, at Zrinjevac Park, on June 21. This year, the Republic of India celebrates 75 years of independence, and that is why the Embassy of India in Croatia has organized a series of very special events to celebrate not only its independence, obtained on August 15, 1947, when the Indian Independence Act came into effect, but also…
Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Photographs of Mato Kaić Exhibited at the Zagreb Ethnographic Museum

June 15, 2022 - An exhibition of photographs by Mato Kaić, called "Light Paintings under the Bosnian Sky", opened at the Ethnographic Museum last night.  "The exhibition of photographs of the first Livno amateur photographer from the beginning of the XX century Mate Kaić is a continuation of the successful collaboration of the Franciscan Museum and Gallery Gorica - Livno with the Ethnographic Museum started in 2015. This exhibition is the fruit of valuable acquisitions consisting of 327 glass plates color slides), cameras with accompanying photographic equipment, and several German photography manuals. The exhibition will feature photographs with ethnographic motifs, some…
Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Croatian Food Waste: How Much Do We Throw Away Each Year?

June the 15th, 2022 - When it comes to Croatian food waste, we throw away an alarming amount of perfectly decent items. A new EU initiative is set to change that. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, when it comes to Croatian food waste, every inhabitant threw away an average of 71 kilograms of food last year and 53 percent of food was thrown away from households, so reducing food waste will be the focus of the ''EU chooses safe food'' campaign by the Croatian Agriculture and Food Agency (HAPIH), as HRT reports. "More than half of the total of Croatian food…
Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Only 16% of High School Students Aware of Contraceptive Information

ZAGREB, 14 June 2022 - Only 16% of senior high school students in Croatia have any basic knowledge about contraceptive methods, which has prompted the Croatian Institute of Public Health (HZJZ) to launch an awareness campaign about sexual and reproductive health. The preliminary results of a survey, conducted by the HZJZ in the last school year on a sample of 1,208 senior high school students from across Croatia, show that 355 students (29.3%) had some kind of sexual intercourse. Of the 355 sexually active students, only 57 (16%) had basic knowledge of contraceptive methods. In an effort to provide young people with access…
Tuesday, 14 June 2022

Ultra Europe 2022 Expects Over 150,000 Visitors!

June 14, 2022 - After a two-year break, Split will host one of the world's largest international electronic music festivals, Ultra Europe 2022, at Park Mladeži from July 8 to 10. The participants of today's press conference held in the Split city port confirmed that everything is ready from the organizational aspect. According to the organizers, Split expects the biggest Ultra yet.  "After the pandemic crisis and uncertainty, we gathered courage. With the great interest of fans and the support of the Government, the Ministry, Tourist Board, and all partners, we dared to maintain Ultra. For now, all indicators say…
Tuesday, 14 June 2022

After Much Spectulation, Official Pelješac Bridge Name Revealed

June 14, 2022 - After much speculation that the bridge connecting Croatia would be named after Oliver Dragojević, Marco Polo, Libertas, Homeland Bridge, Europe Bridge, among others, the final decision for the Pelješac Bridge name has been announced, and we hope nobody was paid too much to reach that decision. In the last year, many names for the Pelješac Bridge have been proposed to the public: Oliver Dragojevic, Libertas, Marco Polo, Homeland Bridge, Europe Bridge, Croatian Integrity Bridge, and the like, and now the official Pelješac Bridge name is finally known, Net.hr writes. The bridge that crosses the Mali Ston…
Tuesday, 14 June 2022

Green Future Conference – Future is Green, Future is in Split

June 14, 2022 - The first edition Green Future Conference took place at the National Theatre in Split on June 9 and 10. Participants could listen to a range of topics related to green transition, a process that all companies and systems will have to go through in the future. The conference organisers brought together over 40 international and local speakers who are technology leaders, companies, institutions, policymakers, scientists, and other stakeholders from the sustainable development sector. The conference aims to exchange ideas and present examples of good practices in urban mobility, digital transformation, finance, public policy, transport, environment, and energy.…
Tuesday, 14 June 2022

Murina Was Seen by 50,000 Spectators in France, Going to US Cinemas

June 14, 2022 - Murina has been seen by more than 50,000 people in cinemas across France so far, and distribution of the film will start in July in the United States, confirming the quality and interest of this film, which won at prestigious Cannes Film Festival last year. In the regular distribution period in French cinemas, which began on April 20, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović's "Murina" has so far been seen by 50,133 viewers and has been shown in 94 cinemas, reports Dubrovački vjesnik. Murina will be in US cinemas from the beginning of July, and so far it has been arranged…
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