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Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Everything is ready for the New York Exhibition of the Sinj Alka

We already informed about the planned exhibition to take place at the UN office in New York as a cooperation with His Excellency Vladimir Drobnjak, the Ambassoador of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Croatia at the United Nations.

Here is  a short annoucement from with a picture of the prepared exhibition, thanks to Gordana Čačinović, a Sinj born living in the US, who participates in organisation of the exhibition. She was announcing the exhibition at the Hit Radio this afternoon and is the author of the photo above.

The exhibition will be open until April 8, 2016. Two uniforms - of an Alka knight and an Alka boy will be displayed, as well as parts of a harness, a spear and 20 historic photographs of the Alka tournament. During the whole exhibition, photographs and promotional films about Alka will be shown.

Friday, 25 March 2016

Sinj Alka at the United Nations in New York this Tuesday

The Sinj Alka tournament celebrated its 300th anniversary last year. With plenty of events, exhibitions and presentations (including one in Brussels and another one in the United States), it was a wonderful celebration of a unique UNESCO protected event.

And there will be another opportunity to present the Alka, this time at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Here is an announcement from the Sinj Alka Knights Association:

In cooperation with His Excellency Vladimir Drobnjak, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Croatia to the United Nations in New York, the Alka Knights Association organizes a presentation of the Sinj Alka at the United Nations Headquarters in New York through an exhibition “Sinj Alka – 300 years”.

The opening ceremony of the exhibition will take place on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 18.00. Around hundred invited guests are expected from the UN and from the New York City administration. An Alka knight in Alka uniforms will be present. The exhibition will be open until April 8, 2016.

This project was financed by the Croatian Tourist Board and the Croatian House Foundation by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.

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