Tag: UNESCO

Croatian culture minister attends UNESCO General Assembly session

ZAGREB, Nov 19 (Croatia Sun News) – Croatian Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Korzinek addressed the 40th session of the UNESCO General Assembly in Paris, and described how on Nov 18 Croatia payed tribute to the victims of the Homeland War in Vukovar, Skabrnja and elsewhere in the country, and emphasized that it was important to promote peace and tolerance as well as all values promoted by UNESCO.

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Croatia marks 40th anniversary of addition of Dubrovnik, Split and Plitvice to World Heritage list

ZAGREB, Oct 27 (Croatia Sun News) – Croatia’s Ministry of Culture recalled that 40 years ago, UNESCO added the first three Croatian sites to its list of World Heritage sites: Deocletian’s Palace in Split, Dubrovnik’s Old Town and the Plitvice Lakes, the oldest and the most visited national park in the country.

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Lipik farm to propose inclusion of Lipizzan horses on UNESCO protected heritage list

ZAGREB, Oct 12 (Croatia Sun News) – The 12th anniversary since the return of 68 Lipizzan horses, who were seized and taken to Serbia at the start of the war in 1991, was marked at the Lipik horse farm in eastern Croatia, and a proposal was put forward that the Lipizzan horses be protected as the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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Exhibition “Dubrovnik, A Scarred City” opens

ZAGREB, Oct 2 (Croatia Sun News) – A multimedia exhibition entitled “Dubrovnik, A Scarred City” opened in this medieval walled city on Tuesday evening as part of a programme marking 28 years since the start of a shelling campaign on the city by the Yugoslav People’s Army (JNA).

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