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Jan 18th 2020
Beyond the Flagships, News

Rijeka invites everyone to a grand all-day celebration with a thousand performers

By: Rijeka 2020

On 1 February, with the urban Rijeka Opera Industriale and a 24-hour programme of over 70 events at more than 30 different locations in the city centre, Rijeka is kicking off the year during which it will become the most interesting city in...

Jan 13th 2020
Children's House, News

The Children’s House construction works enter the final phase

By: Filip Brnelić

The Children’s House that is being constructed as part of the European Capital of Culture project is undergoing final construction works before it enters the interior furnishing phase. During a tour of the construction site on 13 January ...

Jan 13th 2020
Cultural Diplomacy, News

Galway and Rijeka Inaugurated as European Capitals of Culture at Plovdiv Handover Ceremony

By: Rijeka 2020

A ceremony took place at the Boris Hristov House of Culture in Plovdiv, where the title of European Capital of Culture was handed over to the Irish city of Galway and the Croatian city of Rijeka.

Jan 13th 2020
News, Times of Power

Kožarić’s Installation Set On Fire – Culture Minister, Mayor and Heads of the Rijeka 2020 Project Condemn Act of Vandalism

By: Rijeka 2020

The temporary sculpture by Ivan Kožarić, “The Haystack”, installed on Thursday, 9 January in Rijeka city centre, was set on fire on Saturday, 11 January at 10 pm, but the fire was quenched an hour later thanks to the quick reaction of...

Jan 9th 2020
27 Neighbourhoods, News

The “Cultural Memory of the Spanish Civil War” Exhibition Opens in Rijeka

By: EPK

The ten double-sided external pop-up exhibition stands, set up along the walkway leading up to the STEP RI (Science and Technology Park Rijeka), tell the story of the Spanish Civil War, which lasted from 1936 to 1939, explain the role of vo...

Jan 9th 2020
News, Times of Power

“The Haystack” by academician Ivan Kožarić is installed

By: Rijeka 2020

This temporary sculpture will remain on display in the Square of the 128th Brigade of the Croatian Army from 8 January to 3 February.

Jan 8th 2020
Diversity Mixer, News

Sound Installation at Korzo Problematises Plight of Artists in Society

By: Rijeka 2020

The sound installation’s catchy title is “Što vi hoćete, dobit pare ili dat ideje?” (“What is it y’all want anyway, to get some quid or to come up with ideas?”). It can be heard from 8 to 15 January 2020 from the loudspeakers ...

Dec 5th 2019
News, Times of Power

Opening of the exhibition on the Rijeka native Franjo Kresnik – the man who read violins and discovered the “secret” to the Stradivarius violins

By: Rijeka 2020

The Violins Above Borders / Stradivari in Rijeka – Kresnik and Cremona exhibition, which will display the Stradivarius and Guarneri violins, will open as part of the European Capital of Culture programme at the Maritime and History Museum...

Dec 4th 2019
News

Towards the European Capital of Culture with the “Rijeka, My City” concert

By: Rijeka 2020

2020, the year when Rijeka will become the European Capital of Culture, is just around the corner, so RIJEKA 2020 decided to take the opportunity and cooperate with Novi List, which is celebrating its milestone 120th anniversary, in invitin...

Dec 2nd 2019
Kitchen of Diversity, News

Rijeka Connects Croatia and Egypt This Weekend

By: Rijeka 2020

As part of the Kitchen of Diversity flagship of the European Capital of Culture project, a festival entitled Minority Literatures Revue was held at the Mini Art Cinema, which this year showcased the literature of Egypt. The event was organi...

Nov 30th 2019
News, RiHub, Sweet&Salt

A Panel Discussion, Culinary Workshop and an Open Exhibition Held as Part of a Collaboration between the ECoC and the Danish Embassy in Croatia

By: Rijeka 2020

The European Capital of Culture and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark in Croatia organised a lecture, exhibition and culinary workshop during this week. All these events took place as part of the collaboration between the city of Aarhus...

Nov 29th 2019
News

The renovation of Galeb is under way

By: Rijeka 2020

The City of Rijeka and the Dalmont company signed an agreement that put the wheels in motion for repurposing the ship Galeb, a protected cultural property of the Republic of Croatia, as a museum ship