Made in Croatia

Friday, 28 May 2021

Istrian Kabola Winery Sees Inheritance Turn into 130 Years of Tradition

May the 28th, 2021 - Croatia is very well known on the wine map for the fantastic products it sends out into the world, and the Istrian Kabola winery has seen inheritance turn into 130 years of tradition. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes,reliability, tradition and consumer confidence are the key to the success of any wine heritage story, and those points are all more than well known and applied by the popular Istrian Kabola winery, which is set to celebrate its 130th anniversary at the end of this month. As many as three generations of the Markezic family have been…
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Old Painting Confirms Dalmatian Breed is Croatian Dog

May the 26th, 2021 - The beloved Dalmatian breed is popular all over the world, having been the star of famous films and regularly appearing as a fire house dog in the USA. Despite its name pointing directly to its place of origin, many still don't realise that Croatia's Dalmatian coast is the origin of this much loved dog breed. One Croatian vicar from Makarska believes he has substantial proof that the spotty, clownish and friendly Dalmatian truly did originate on these shores. As Morski/HTV/Dnevnik/Ivica Djuzel writes, in beautiful little Zaostrog in Central Dalmatia, they decided to further brand their rich…
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

First Croatian Summer Mathematics Camp Math Magic Launched

May the 26th, 2021 - Think of the subject you absolutely loathed at school, did I guess right when I thought maths? Probably. This toilsome and quite frankly boring subject is far from the delight of many a child, but the very first Croatian summer mathematics camp might change that. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, while mathematics might be pretty much universally despised among primary and secondary school age children, it is also one of the most important subjects taught in compulsary education, and many still aim for good grades despite their feelings on it. The first Croatian summer mathematics…
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Faculty of Science (PMF) Donation: Five New Laptops For Faculty of Metallurgy in Sisak

May 25, 2021 - Following the issues caused by the earthquake in Petrinja, a Faculty of Science (PMF) donation o the Faculty of Metallurgy in Sisak ensured five laptops for students that need them the most. The devastating 6.3 earthquake that hit Banovina / Banija on December 29 saw Croatia still have a troubling situation in Petrinja, Baranja, Glina, and other places, which also attracted huge public interest regarding voters mood in those areas on local elections. The need for help and donations is still for rebuilding and restoring functional infrastructure is still needed, and on top of it all, it's…
Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Croatia's First Enogastronomy Study Programme: Students to Learn About Pairing Indigenous Wine and Food

May 25, 2021 - As reported by Večernji list, the Polytechnic of Požega will from the next academic year offer Croatia's first enogastronomy study programme. The first study programme in the field of biotechnical sciences is focused on the quality and health of food and beverages, primarily in the hospitality and tourism sector. At the Polytechnic, they point out that the current development of gastronomy in Croatia must not be left to chance and that the need for the education of experts in this area is becoming increasingly important. There are now three national gastronomy study programmes in Croatia, but…
Monday, 24 May 2021

Predicting Fertility Is Now Easier than Ever: Meet the Revolutionary me.mum!

May 24, 2021 - The new method, me.mum, only needs a drop of saliva for analyzing hormones and predicting fertility. The project aims to present a reliable solution for all women and couples who are planning a pregnancy or trying to conceive but are experiencing difficulties. As we hear about the latest technological advances and discoveries, the first thing that comes to mind might be a Tesla truck or a new social network available in the app store. Thus, we wonder, what purpose does technology serve? We believe, therefore, that today's progress in the technology industry is dictated by the…
Monday, 24 May 2021

Zagreb County Bistra Community Becomes Living Ecomuseum

May 24, 2021 – Preserving the traditions, crafts and heritage of a fascinating corner of Zagreb County, the entire Bistra community has dedicated itself to becoming a living, breathing ecomuseum. One of the best ways Croatia preserves its heritage is to keep it in use. Diocletian's Palace in Split and the multiple Roman remains in Pula are not preserved behind glass. People live in and among these monuments. They are very much part of the social fabric of today. Now, one municipality in Zagreb County is about to embrace such notions across its whole territory. The entire Bistra community, located…
Sunday, 23 May 2021

Zagreb to Get Robotaxi Service - Jutarnji List

ZAGREB, 23 May, 2021 - The founder of the Rimac Automobili company is taking the first step towards the realisation of a HRK 3.4 billion project for the development and establishment of a network of electric autonomous taxis in Zagreb, Jutarnji List daily said on Sunday. In 2024, Zagreb will become the first city in the world with a robotaxi service for using self-driving, electric taxis via an application. The founder of Rimac Automobili, entrepreneur Mate Rimac, is starting to build a park, a square, a storage facility and charging stations for electric, driverless taxis, or robotaxis, on the Sava river - on…
Saturday, 22 May 2021

Croatian ACT Group Creates Programme to Aid Young Entrepreneurs

May the 22nd, 2021 - The Croatian ACT Group has created and developed a platform called Nevjerojatni (Incredibles) to try to give young entrepreneurs a spring in their step and aid them along their way in business. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, Ana Brigovic, the business development manager of the Croatian ACT Group, stated that entrepreneurship often costs people emotionally, but it is also extremely rewarding, giving us something to be proud of in life. The Croatian ACT Group is aiming to further strengthen entrepreneurship this year by presenting the Nevjerojatni project, a platform for a support programme intended for…
Friday, 21 May 2021

Goran Vrabec Best Young Farmer in Croatia

ZAGREB, 21 May 2021 - Goran Vrabec has been named Croatia's best young farmer in 2021, a farmer who owns a family farm in the northwestern region of Zagorje growing chili peppers, and he was presented with the prize by Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Friday. Vrabec was chosen from among 21 finalists and along with the first prize, he also won a reward of HRK 25,000, donated by Zagrebačka Banka. Brankica Borović, whose family-run farm business produces natural, dermatologically tested cosmetics based on immortelle and almond oil, won second prize and HRK 15,000, while wine maker Ivan Gerštajmer Zelember won third prize and…
Thursday, 20 May 2021

BREAKING FREE NEWS: Incredible Freddie Mercury Tribute by Čakovec Students

May 20, 2021 – Brilliant Queen and Freddie Mercury Tribute by Čakovec students boldly challenges prejudice, oppression and expectations. When people think of Čakovec in northern Croatia, usually they're not thinking of a shockingly, progressive place. But, perhaps that's just why high school students of Josip Slavenski Gymnasium decided on this move. Certainly, the graduation photo of the school's 4 E class boldly counters all expectations. Instead of the usual fun, frivolity and throwing of hats, the students decided for their end-of-term picture to challenge, provoke and confound everyone. The result is absolutely fantastic, 'breaking free' of all conformity. In…
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