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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

Nov 29th 2019
Dopolavoro, News

Japanese Composer Tomoko Momiyama on a Study Visit to Rijeka

By: Rijeka 2020

The Japanese composer and dramaturge Tomoko Momiyama was on a study visit to Rijeka for the purpose of preparing a project that is to take place as part of the art programme of the European Capital of Culture in June 2020.

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.