Tag: cultural heritage

ICOM calls on governments and institutions to help Croatian museums

ZAGREB, March 27 (Croatia Sun News) – The International Council of Museums has called on governments and institutions to help museums in Zagreb that have been damaged in the strongest earthquake that has hit the Croatian capital in the last 140 years.

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Culture Ministry to be involved in heritage restoration

ZAGREB, March 26 (Croatia Sun News) – Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Korzinek stated that the Ministry of Culture would be involved in the restoration of the damaged cultural heritage since a large part of Zagreb’s cultural-historical area had been damaged in Sunday’s earthquake, while some buildings had been destroyed.

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“It belongs in a museum!”: New Croatian president to return all busts from presidential office to museums

ZAGREB, March 10 (Croatia Sun News) – The busts which used to be placed in the vestibule of the Pantovcak presidential office were removed last week, a source from the office of President Zoran Milanovic stated, adding that talks are being held with museums and other institutions for the return and storage of the statues.

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Dubrovnik celebrating 1048th Feast of St. Blaise

ZAGREB, Feb 3 (Croatia Sun News) – Dubrovnik on Monday celebrated its patron saint, St. Blaise, and the the central part of the week-long festivities within the Feast of St. Blaise, was the solemn Mass in the Dubrovnik cathedral followed by a traditional procession with the saint’s relics carried through the old town.

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Reenactment of “1573 Peasant Revolt” to be held on 8 February in Stubica

ZAGREB, Jan 29 (Croatia Sun News) – The 12th annual educational and historical reenactment of “1573 Peasant Revolt” will be held on 8 February at Golubovec Castle in Donja Stubica and the event will be followed by the “Buna party”, where Croatian rock groups will perform.

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