The children's Tobogan Festival Rijeka 2020 - European Capital of Culture ended yesterday in a cheerful atmosphere.
The best Romany brass band in the Balkans - the Boban Markovic Orkestar - comes to Rijeka, and indigenous food from as many as 20 world cuisines will be prepared.
On Tuesday, 2 July, in the park in Školjić, during the Tobogan Children's Festival that is held as part of the Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture event, a conversation took place with the Spanish artist Francisco de Pajaro, who had been staying in Rijeka since 27 June and made several public art installations, which have the distinction of being made from rubbish.
A highlight of April and May of this year were the study visits of a few Lungomare artists with the aim of becoming thoroughly familiarized with the locations selected for the research that will culminate in permanent art installations.
Representatives of Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture and an official delegation from Croatia, including the Mayor of Rijeka Vojko Obersnel, President of the Rijeka City Council Andrej Poropat and Rijeka University Rector Snježana Prijić Samaržija, visited Dublin and Galway from 25 to 30 June at the invitation of the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the Republic of Ireland in order to celebrate the Statehood Day of the Republic of Croatia.
In the centre of Rijeka on Wednesday June 26, 2019, a magical street spectacle opens this year's Children's Festival "Tobogan" Rijeka 2020 - European Capital of Culture.
Arts organisation Creative Laboratory of Contemporary Theatre KRILA is calling independent theatre artists/collectives to participate in one part of the Lab in Rijeka - “Site-specific theatre practices and audiences” that will be held from 9th until 19th September 2019 in Rijeka.