After Summer on Gradina, Rijeka Summer Nights and a host of other happenings that turned streets and squares of Rijeka into stages and entertainment venues, Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture now comes into the fold to help conceive and organise events this summer.
Smoqua, the Festival of queer and feminist culture, started in Rijeka today and over three days the audience will get the chance to attend a rich programme comprised of performances, workshops, public discussions and conversations, exhibitions and music.
The call aims to encourage activities focused on developing new business models based on recognising creative competencies as society’s strategic values, and to encourage employment within those fields
Some of them include Jan Carson, Carys Davies, Andrei Kurkov, Flavio Soriga, Suzana Tratnik, Tea Obreht, Ben Okri, Inga Žolude and others.
Lesbian organisation Rijeka LORI in collaboration with PaRiter, Građanke svom gradu, the Centre for Women’s Studies of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka and Rijeka 2020, as part of the Kitchen flagship, is organising the second edition of the Smoqua festival of queer and feminist culture from 17 to 19 May 2018.
The symposium “Atlantic to Adriatic: Contact points and historical parallels between Ireland and Southeast Europe held on 26 and 27 April 2018 in Rijeka hosted numerous scientists and researchers of interdisciplinary fields such as history, culturology, sociology and geography.
Galway 2020 – European Capital of Culture CEO Hannah Kiely and Marketing Director Fintan Maher visited Rijeka on Thursday and Friday and had work meetings with their colleagues from Rijeka 2020.