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Cultural Diplomacy

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.

Nov 29th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

China’s Hangzhou Delegation Visits Rijeka 2020 European Capital of Culture

By: Rijeka 2020

On behalf of the City of Rijeka, the delegation was welcomed by Rijeka’s deputy mayor, Nikola Ivaniš, accompanied by Gabrijela Kiš Jerčinović, Head of the Land Management Division of Rijeka’s City Department of Development, Urban Pl...

Nov 28th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

The European Commission Issues a Positive Final Monitoring Report for the Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture Project

By: Rijeka 2020

The third and final, positive monitoring report was issued by the European Commission after Rijeka's ECoC team showcased the project and programme for 2020 before an EU panel of experts.

Nov 20th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News, Sweet&Salt

Danish artists, experts and chefs arrive in Rijeka

By: Rijeka 2020

An exhibition, panel discussion and culinary workshop will be held in Rijeka as a result of the collaboration between Rijeka and Aarhus, the soon-to-be and former Capital of Culture, respectively.

Oct 25th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

Rijeka and Galway – European Capitals of Culture 2020 presented in Rome

By: Rijeka 2020

Rijeka and Galway, the cities that will hold the title of European Capital of Culture in 2020, will be presented at the 10th Festival of Diplomacy in Rome on Thursday, 24 October.

Oct 22nd 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

Day-long presentation of Rijeka – European Capital of Culture in Ljubljana

By: Rijeka 2020

The presentation of the City of Rijeka and its cultural programme for next year, when it will hold the title of European Capital of Culture 2020, was held on Tuesday, 22 October, in Ljubljana. As the first Croatian city to hold this coveted...

Sep 19th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

Performance Studies international, PSi# 26 will be held in Rijeka

By: Rijeka 2020

Performance Studies international, PSi# 26 on the theme of ‘Crises of Care: act respond engage’ will be held in Rijeka, Croatia, 7-11 July, 2020.

Apr 19th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

International conference “International Cultural Relations of the European Union – Europe, the World, Croatia”

By: Dorian Celcer

Less than a year before the City of Rijeka is the European Capital of Culture, Center for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo, RIJEKA 2020 and University of Rijeka, in cooperation with Culturelink / IRMO and Observatoire des politiques culturell...

Mar 20th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, Kitchen of Diversity, News

ECoC Travels the World

By: Rijeka 2020

In 2019, a year of intense preparations for the project that will officially begin with a grand opening ceremony on 1 February 2020, the Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture (ECoC). On this date the project will also present its list...

Mar 14th 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

Culture-Powered City Diplomacy – round table in Brussels

By: Belma Džomba

Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture will participate at the round table Culture-Powered City Diplomacy on March 19, 2019 at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Feb 21st 2019
Cultural Diplomacy, News

Rijeka and ECoC representatives as guests in Japan at the invitation of the EU – Japan Fest Foundation

By: Rijeka 2020

The mayor of Rijeka, Vojko Obersnel, the director of RIJEKA 2020, Emina Višnić, and the Development and Strategic Partnership Division Manager in RIJEKA 2020, Irena Kregar Šegota, are staying as guests in Tokyo, Japan, on 20-24 February,...

Jan 11th 2019
Classroom, Cultural Diplomacy, News, RiHub

“Branding of Culture” international conference

By: Nela Simić

Experts with experience in cultural branding, such as Erik Kessels, MUZE, Kai Amberla and Miguel Rivas, along with a number of Croatian keynote speakers, will gather in one place and discuss branding trends and challenges at the "Branding o...