A week marked by the start of Needcompany Festival, one of the artistic highlights of the entire Rijeka ECoC programme. The Festival kicks off on 29 February with the exhibition titled “18 Video” by duo Lemm&Barkey whose video installations bring together the oeuvre of renowned Belgian art group Needcompany, followed by a gig of “Concert By A Band Facing The Wrong Way” on the same evening.
Čavle Neighbourhood – Bell-Ringer’s Symphony
The central event of this week is the Opening programme of the European Capital of Culture that will take place on Saturday, 1st February 2020, and will include 70 programmes at 30 different locations, culminating in Opera Industriale in Rijeka Port. The opening of “With the Collection” by David Maljković, the ECoC’s first large exhibition, will take place the day before, on 31st January 2020.