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Jun 19th 2020
News

Summer in Rijeka – European Capital of Culture brings many events

By: Ri2020

Rijeka, the city that in this incredible year 2020 bears the European Capital of Culture title, after two months of mandatory isolation, returns into focus of the cultural public, artists and the audience. About ten music festival and weeke...

Jun 15th 2020
27 Neighbourhoods, News

“Secrets of Lujzijana” discovered in the European Capital of Culture neighborhood of Delnice

By: Ri2020

The artistic programme “Secrets of Lujzijana” tells the story of several significant segments of life in Delnice. The historical – through which Delnice inherits their wealth and testifies to the inception of this important ro...

Jun 15th 2020
News

New CEO of Rijeka 2020 – Mrs Irena Kregar Šegota

By: Rijeka 2020

Emina Visnic requested her dismissal as CEO of Rijeka 2020 after completing the demanding process of redefining the company’s programme and budget, believing that under new (post-Covid-19) ECOC project circumstances she should personally ...

May 6th 2020
Children's House, News

Culture in the time of corona – the ECoC programme in conditions of “the new abnormal“

By: Rijeka 2020

At a press conference that brought together numerous journalists, a cultural and artistic programme was announced to be held in Rijeka during May and June, coloured by measures of reduced social contacts and a ban on public gatherings.

May 4th 2020
News

Letter from the Mayor for Culture, City of Aarhus

By: Rijeka 2020

Dear both, I am sending this note to express my sympathy and compassion to the city of Rijeka and to the Rijeka 2020 organization. The global covid-19 crisis is impacting all areas of life – regrettably also our cultural life. To be the E...

Apr 29th 2020
27 Neighbourhoods, News

STILL.Mrkopalj – An international virtual live performance

By: Rijeka 2020

On Saturday 2 May, Hoge Fronten / Lieke Benders will present ‘STILL.Mrkopalj’ – a virtual performance that can be watched live by a maximum audience of 85 via an online platform. The online performance is part of the series of perform...

Apr 27th 2020
News

The cultural mobilization in the COVID-19 pandemic

By: https://www.uclg.org/

The COVID-19 crisis is having an impact on every dimension of our lives, including the cultural life of cities all around the world. The Live Learning Session on culture and COVID-19 aimed at better understanding how cities and local gove...

Apr 17th 2020
News

Majority of the activities of Rijeka 2020 – European Capital of Culture temporarily suspended

By: Rijeka 2020

RIJEKA, 17th April 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic has touched the whole world in a very rough way, it has deeply changed our way of life and has forced people into confinement and social distancing. The protection of human lives and the ...

Mar 19th 2020
Kitchen of Diversity, News

Light installation Refugees Will Come by legendary nomad artist Babi Badalov in Rijeka

By: Rijeka 2020

International artist who defies wars and situations forcing people to constant mass migrations develops his art in reaction to the brutality of wires and beatings at guarded borders.

Mar 12th 2020
News

ECoC programmes scheduled to take place in march and in the first half of april, postponed until further notice

By: Rijeka 2020

All programmes in culture and arts and all public events scheduled in the ECoC event calendar by 14 April are postponed until further notice. Partner organisations participating in the realisation of the European Capital of Culture made thi...

Mar 9th 2020
27 Neighbourhoods, News

Svežanj bay in Kostrena gets new designer beach equipment provided under the Lungomare Art flagship

By: Rijeka 2020

To make the beach even more prominent, the international art collective Numen/For use will design playful and useful beach equipment which will be permanently located at Svežanj beach in June this year.

Mar 7th 2020
News, Times of Power

“Forever” closes the Needcompany festival in Rijeka

By: Rijeka 2020

On Friday, March 6th, at the Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc in Rijeka the performance of "Forever" by the Needcompany group marked the closing of the Needcompany Festival in Rijeka, held from 29 February to 6 March as part of the p...