ZAGREB, Feb 3 (Croatia Sun News) – The city of Rijeka officially took over the title of the European Capital of Culture on 1st February 2020, marking the occasion with a large-scale opening program that lasted for 24 hours. Its designation as a cultural capital is the beginning of one of the most important, and certainly the most interesting cultural years in city’s history.
ZAGREB, Jan 23 (Croatia Sun News) – The international day-long conference on fostering the diversity of European culture, as recommended by the Council of Europe’s White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue, was held on Thursday in the Croatian seaport of Rijeka, which is one of the two European capitals of culture in 2020.
ZAGREB, Jan 19 (Croatia Sun News) – The period of the Carnival festivities in Rijeka started on Friday, when the Day of St. Anthony the Abbot was observed, and will end on Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, which is on 26 February this year.
ZAGREB, Oct 31 (Croatia Sun News) – The programme for the “Rijeka – European Capital of Culture 2020” project was presented in that Croatian seaport on Wednesday evening, and next year, there will be over 600 cultural events including concerts exhibitions, plays and other activities and 250 artistic projects in that Adriatic city, which is one of the two European capital cities next year.
ZAGREB, Oct 22 (Croatia Sun News) – The new shipping and intermodal service Rijeka Land Sea Express, connecting the northern Croatian Adriatic port to central Europe, was formally launched at the port’s Brajdica container terminal.