In Croatia around 380,000 tons of food are discarded every year, while at the same time around 630,000 people live on the edge of poverty and sometimes go hungry.
How does culture and investing in culture contribute to the overall development of the local community, how do sponsors and donors decide which projects to support, how do cultural workers communicate with potential sponsors and donors and how does the European Capital of Culture project promote cooperation between business and the cultural sector – those were the topics of the Business 2 Culture conference held on Friday, 8 June at the Rijeka Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art..
PartneRI Business Club Association founded: RIJEKA 2020 and business people from Primorsko-goranska county start a new philanthropic platform for investment in cultural projects
Informing media representatives about the European Capital of Culture project is very important for good communication, visibility and audience development, which is why Rijeka 2020 invited journalists on a trip to the Port of Diversity.
The Kitchen flagship presents a new musical programme – the Furioza Cycle.
In terms of socio-political events, the year 2018 is rich in specific symbolism: this year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the German philosopher Carl Marx, the 170th anniversary of the first edition of Marx’ and Engels’ Communist Manifesto, and 50 years since the anti-systemic protests in 1968, whose most famous version were probably the May protests in France.
Twenty-seven communities gathered around the programme line 27 neighbourhoods, popularly known as “neighbours”, will this year take part in the celebration of European Neighbours’ Day, marked on the last Friday in May.