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Friday, 28 May 2021

In Love With the Frozen Moment: Meet Tonka Lokas From Šibenik

May 28, 2021 - Sometimes, the best way to learn, discover or connect with a Croatian city is through photography. And not just with drones, but also from a more humane and honest point of view. A great example is through the eyes and lens of Tonka Lokas, a talented and promising 23-year-old photographer from Šibenik.  Sometimes I wish I could brag about a past where, as a child, I discovered through a game or a hobby something that would eventually develop into a passion or professional interest. This is the case of many painters who began by scribbling on the…
Wednesday, 2 June 2021

Guidelines for 3rd Country Nationals Who Want to Work in Croatia by Anenias Zapošljavanje JDOO

June 2, 2020 - Are you a non-EU national and interested in working in Croatia? Joško Jakus, the founder of Anenias Zapošljavanje, who has hired over 300 Filipino workers since 2019, shares everything you need to know about getting a job in this beautiful European country! As Večernji List reported in July 2017, Davor Štern, a businessman, former Economy Minister, and the Honorary Consul General to the Philippine Consulate in Zagreb, proposed to the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) a temporary solution to the labour shortage in the Croatian economy - and that is to hire Filipino workers to remedy the…
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Paul Bradbury in Lider: Egypt, USA Already Requesting Total Croatia Replica Sites

May 25, 2021 - TCN CEO Paul Bradbury was interviewed by Lider Media last week. The full interview went online yesterday - an English verstion of the original interview. In the highest peak of pandemic you launched a new project - Total Croatia portal, which represents tips&tricks welcome door to Croatia. Although it mainly refers to tourism offer, there are some information for people who want to live, work, study here. And it is not only ‘milk and honey’ (you mention corruption index and system flaws). Have you faced some disagreement with your objectiveness? The new Total Croatia national tourism…
Monday, 24 May 2021

Croatian Cinemas With 70% Fewer Visitors in 2020

May 24, 2021 - Croatian cinemas had 48% fewer shows and 70% fewer visitors in 2020 than in 2019 because of the pandemic, and they also saw a 70% drop in gross revenue, the State Bureau of Statistics (Statistics) DZS) reported on Monday. Due to the lockdown of cultural and educational institutions caused by the pandemic, most cinematographers (51%) worked between seven to nine months. There were 99,106 shows and 1,503,306 visitors. There was a significant decrease in the number of shows and visitors in all counties, with the exception of Karlovac County, where the number of shows and visitors increased compared to…
Monday, 24 May 2021

Exhibition of Photos Taken by Randa Maroufi To Be Staged in French Institute

May 23, 2021 - A photographic exhibition entitled "Intruders" by French Moroccan artist Randa Maroufi officially opens in Zagreb on 1 June as part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary French Institute in Croatia. The exhibition presents an inversion of the archetypal notion of culture with women as "intruders" who have the same gestures and stature as men in public spaces: playing cards, watching a football match, sitting in cafes, and so on. The exhibition is part of events organized by the French Institute in Croatia and the French Embassy, ahead of the Forum for equality of the generations, a global feminist conference chaired…
Sunday, 23 May 2021

5 Steps to Making Dubrovnik a Vegan-Friendly Destination

May 24, 2021 - We sat down with Alyssa Isogawa, one of the digital nomads in residence in Dubrovnik, to try and craft five steps towards making Dubrovnik a vegan-friendly destination. Alyssa is vegan and has been for eight years now. She comes from California which is known for having plenty of vegan-friendly restaurants, shops, and markets. However, she suggests this hasn’t always been the case. Her experience of Dubrovnik is overwhelmingly positive, but getting food was not always easy. She spent one month living in Dubrovnik through the Digital Nomads-in-Residence program. During that month she struggled to keep her…
Sunday, 23 May 2021

Demand for New Cars in EU Still Much Lower Than Before Pandemic

ZAGREB, 23 May, 2021 - Demand for new cars in the European Union was much higher in April 2021 than in April 2020, when the pandemic had just started, but it was still lower than before the pandemic, a report by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) shows. In April 2021, 862,226 new cars were registered in 26 EU member states (excluding Malta), which is more than triple than in April last year, when governments started to introduce strict lockdown measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. Compared with April 2019, there were 300,000 fewer registered cars, the ACEA said. In…
Sunday, 23 May 2021

Panel and Book on Contribution of Jews to Croatian Culture

ZAGREB, 23 May, 2021 - Writer Jasminka Domaš gave a lecture in Zagreb earlier this week on the contribution of Jews to Croatian culture and their lasting legacy, and presented her book "Kadišl i Nebeski Zločini" (Kadišl and Heavenly Crimes), inspired by the fates of Croatian Jews during the 1941-45 Nazi-styled NDH. A panel entitled "The Contribution of Jews to Croatian Culture", organised by the Centre for Promotion of Tolerance and Preservation of Holocaust Remembrance, is part of a cultural and educational project, "I Understand You, I Hear You", which focuses on learning about the Holocaust, the social significance of Jews and other national minorities and their…
Sunday, 23 May 2021

Daruvarske Toplice Spa Awarded Bike & Bed Certificate

ZAGREB, 23 May, 2021 - The Daruvarske Toplice spa in Daruvar, 140 km east of Zagreb, is the first tourism facility in Bjelovar-Bilogora County that has met all the criteria for providing specific services intended for cyclists and has gained the right to use a Bike & Bed Certificate.  This continental county has more than 400 kilometres of cycling trails and routes. So far HRK 2 million has been invested in the development of cycling tourism, installation of info boards, development of the mobile application for cycling trails and routes, installation of solar stands for bicycle repair, and preparation of new…
Sunday, 23 May 2021

Ruthenians in Croatia Mark Their Day

ZAGREB, 23 May, 2021 - The Day of Ruthenians in Croatia was marked in Vukovar on Saturday with the message that this minority can be very proud of its tradition and culture. The president of the Alliance of Ruthenians of Croatia, Dubravka Rašanin, said Ruthenians in Croatia should be proud of, happy about and grateful for everything they had, a rich tradition of folk dances, a language and names. "I think future generations of Ruthenians will recognise that too and continue on our tracks so as not to lose their national identity," she said, adding that Croatia has a Ruthenian…
Sunday, 23 May 2021

New Key Point of Croatian Winery Presented: Vina Croatia Vina Mosaica

May 23, 2021 - The Vina Croatia Vina Mosaica website wants to become a key point of Croatian winemaking. It aims to present the Croatian wine list to the world as a recognizable destination of high-quality wines. "Croatia has a wealth of indigenous varieties and a beautiful mosaic of four wine-growing and wine regions with their climatic, varietal, and positional specifics, such as this Iločka with Traminer. Our wine is not just food and potentially important export product. Along with gastronomy, it plays an increasingly important role in the tourist offer, and events like this brand Croatia as an eno-gastro…
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