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Feb 1st 2020
News

Press centre on Botel Marina opens doors for more than 230 accredited media representatives

By: Rijeka 2020

On Saturday, 1 February, at 8 a.m., a temporary press centre of Rijeka 2020 has opened its doors on Botel Marina in Rijeka Port, where tonight there will be held central opening programme of Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture.

Jan 31st 2020
News, Programme Plus

David Maljković’s “With the Collection” exhibition opens

By: Rijeka 2020

On 31 January, the evening before the official opening ceremony of Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka hosted the opening of the exhibition “With the Collection” by visual artist...

Jan 29th 2020
News

Night of Museums in Rijeka

By: Rijeka 2020

A day before the opening of the European Capital of Culture in Rijeka, on Friday, January 31st 2020, Rijeka museums will host the 15th Night of Museums in a row. Initiated in 2005, Night of Museums grew to be the most significant event for ...

Jan 28th 2020
News

Free public transport, the city centre closed to traffic, and thousands of people participating in all-day opening events

By: Rijeka 2020

The all-day programme for the residents and visitors of Rijeka will launch Rijeka’s year as European Capital of Culture. Starting in the morning, and spanning the entire day, evening and even late night, more than 30 locations in Rijeka c...

Jan 18th 2020
News, Programme Plus

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...