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Monday, 29 November 2021

GoWine Gourmet Tourism Project Presents Zagreb County Wine Roads

November 29, 2021 - The first phase of the Gourmet tourism project - GoWine - was presented in Samobor. It includes the tourist boards of Jastrebarsko, Samobor, and Sveti Ivan Zelina with the approval of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the support of the Zagreb County Tourist Board. In the first phase of the Gourmet tourism project GoWine, a map of wine roads was made in a circulation of 5,000 copies, followed by the website www.gowine.hr, the corresponding logo, and an application for an interactive virtual walkthrough of the wine roads. This is the result of several tourist boards…
Monday, 29 November 2021

27 Gifts, 27 Days: Croatian Football Federation Advent Announced for All Croatia Fans

November 29, 2021 - As a way to get into the holiday spirit and thank their most loyal fans, the Croatian Football Federation Advent has been announced with gifts for all ages this year.  Advent has just begun, and the Croatian Football Federation, in cooperation with their commercial partners, is organizing an Advent giveaway for all loyal Croatia fans and social media followers, where you can win sports equipment, national team jerseys, gift cards, overnight stays in luxury hotels, plane tickets, match tickets and more, reports HNS. What is it all about? This Advent season, the Croatian Football Federation has…
Monday, 29 November 2021

HNL Round 17 Recap: Hajduk Tops Istra 4:0, Wins for Osijek, Rijeka, Dinamo

November 29, 2021 - The 17th round of the Croatian First League was held from November 26 to 28, 2021. This round saw Osijek, Rijeka, Dinamo, and Hajduk record victories, keeping the top of the standings tight. Here's our HNL round 17 recap.  Osijek v. Lokomotiva (2:1) Osijek and Lokomotiva opened the 17th round on Friday, November 26, 2021, at City Garden Stadium in front of 1,083 fans.  Kulenovic put Lokomotiva in the lead with a goal in the 9th minute for 0:1, though Nejasmic equalized for 1:1 in the 40th. Lokomotiva's Ibrahim was booked for his second yellow in…
Monday, 29 November 2021

False Croatian Covid Certificates Being Purchased for 1000 Kuna

November the 29th, 2021 - Much like with everything else in the world, there is always a chance to exploit something and make some quick cash. Croatian covid certificates appear to be no different and have been being issued for payment. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, three middle-aged men told Jutarnji list that they had arranged for fake vaccinations with medical staff in doctor's offices in both Zagreb and Karlovac. Four categories of citizens can currently obtain Croatian covid certificates: persons who have been vaccinated with the novel coronavirus, those who have returned a recently negative PCR test or rapid antigen…
Monday, 29 November 2021

Zoran Vakula and Nik Titanik Create Picture Book for Young Meteorologists

November the 29th, 2021 - Zoran Vakula the famous Croatian weatherman, and Nik Titanik, the author of many a sarcastic cartoon in the news media, have teamed up to create a picture book for young meteorologists. As Morski writes, following "Vjetropirasta", the first meteorological picture book in the series "Vremenaste price", in which the young boy Val teaches the readers about the wind - Zoran Vakula and Nik Titanik have continued their collaboration "Oblača-stom" - in which Vedrana talks about clouds. Of course, meteorologist Zoran Vakula writes here as well, and cartoonist and illustrator Nik Titanik draws the images. The picture…
Monday, 29 November 2021

CNIPH Publishes Press Release on Omicron, New Covid Variant of Concern

November the 29th, 2021 - The Croatian Institute of Public Health (CNIPH) has published a press release on the new variant of the novel coronavirus, Omicron, deemed to be a variant of concern (VOC). As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Omicron, the new coronavirus variant is currently being considered potentially more dangerous because it has almost twice as many mutations as the Delta variant. Variant B.1.1.529, named Omicron, was declared a cause for concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday, placing it in the same category as the Delta variant, they said. ''Variant B 1.1.529 has more than 30 mutations…
Sunday, 28 November 2021

HLK Launches Proceedings Against Doctors Making Misleading Statements

ZAGREB, 28 Nov, 2021 - The head of the Croatian Medical Chamber (HLK) said on Sunday that he was surprised that participants in protests against COVID certificates included doctors, confirming the HLK had launched proceedings against doctors making claims not based on science at those protests, thus misleading the public. "Certain steps have been taken against six doctors... sanctions range from a warning and a reprimand to the revocation of the licence," Krešimir Luetić said in an interview with the Sunday issue of the Novi List daily. Asked if such doctors should have their licences revoked, Luetić said the HLK's Ethics Board was an independent…
Sunday, 28 November 2021

Human Rights Film Festival Starts on 5 Dec

ZAGREB, 28 Nov, 2021 - The Human Rights Film Festival, which focuses on human rights issues and auteur films in general, will be held on 5-12 December in Zagreb's Tuškanac and Kinoteka cinemas, with part of the accompanying programme taking place at the MAMA and KIC cultural centres. This year's 19th edition will feature new films by some of the world's most important directors, including Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Céline Sciamma and Sergey Loznitsa. Admission to all festival screenings is free, and attendees are required to present a valid EU digital COVID certificate, other appropriate proof or a negative test by an authorised…
Sunday, 28 November 2021

More Than Half of Croatians Drink Liquors, Liqueurs and Brandy Most Popular

ZAGREB, 27 Nov, 2021 - More than half of Croatians drink strong drinks, the most popular being liqueurs and brandies, the Ja Trgovac magazine, which together with the Hendal market research agency conducted a survey in October covering a representative sample of citizens aged above 16, said recently. The survey shows that 56% of those polled drink spirits while 44% do not. As for the frequency of consumption, 30% consume hard liquors several times a month while 29% drink them several times a year. Twenty-four percent of those polled drink strong drinks on a weekly basis, 16% drink them several times a…
Sunday, 28 November 2021

Commemoration Held for 20 Ethnic Hungarians Killed in 1991

ZAGREB, 28 Nov, 2021 - The Democratic Union of Hungarians of Croatia on Sunday held a commemoration in Dalj Planina in tribute to 20 ethnic Hungarian civilians killed by Serb paramilitaries in November and December 1991 during the occupation of that Slavonian village. The civilians were killed by Serb paramilitaries led by Željko Ražnatović Arkan from the then Territorial Defence Training Centre in Erdut. Hungarian minority MP Robert Jankovics said the crimes committed in Dalj Planina had characteristics of genocide because entire families were killed there. Asked about the perpetrators of the atrocity, Jankovics said that in June 2020 the international…
Sunday, 28 November 2021

MBA Croatia Awards Held in Zagreb to Honor Those that Promote and Live MBA Croatia Values

November 28, 2021 - The 2021 MBA Croatia Awards were held at the Westin Hotel in Zagreb to honor those that most promote and live MBA Croatia values. Celebrating a successful year, MBA Croatia traditionally presented awards to those we believe most promote and live MBA Croatia values. This year we held our awards ceremony in the Crystal Hall of the Westin Hotel. The awards were presented at the traditional MBA Croatia Gala evening. As every year, the MBA Croatia Gala dinner had an educational character and two lectures were held. Krešimir Profaca, President of the MBA Croatia Association, gave an…
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