Events in Croatia


Food and Healthy Living Fairs

FOOD AND HEALTHY LIVING FAIRS 10 years with you in good company   The central national event on the topic of food, healthy living and restoring natural balance with complementary approaches will take place from 5 - 8 December 2019.   Healthy Living Fairs, with their distinctive segments Organica & Kronoplja, Apitera and Mystic, have been recording an increased interest of visitors, exhibitors and experts year after year. Last year they were enriched with the segment of food in the broadest sense and thus ranked among top events of this kind.   Book the first weekend in December because many “mystical” treats are waiting for you: Saturday afternoon with border areas of science, Congress “Scientific evidence in unconventional medicine”, Apitherapy symposium - preserving health with bee products, numerous lectures, workshops and seminars, gastro show.   Working hours: from 10:00 – 19:00 h. Admission ticket price: HRK 20.00

CroAGRO

CroAGRO at the ZAGREB FAIR   We are announcing the new fair project CroAGRO, the International Fair of Agriculture, Agricultural Equipment and Machinery to be held at the Zagreb Fair from 5 - 8 December.   After full 15 years, agriculture is returning to the Zagreb Fair. Thematic contents of this fair in the exhibition, professional and educational segment include agricultural machinery and equipment, agricultural and food products, seedlings and seed products, plant protection and natural soil fertility improvement means, as well as all necessary production equipment and production materials.   CROAGRO is the agricultural and family fair with many interesting contents: expert gatherings, conferences of family farms, the best producer selection in the fields of farming, livestock breeding and wine production, the Croatian Tractor of the Year selection, international evaluations of brandy and liqueurs, cheese and apples are just a part of the professional and entertaining programme scheduled for visitors every day.   Working hours: 10:00 - 19.00 h, on Sunday till 18:00 h. Admission ticket price: HRK 20.00

Light and Color - Croatia a New Perspective

Photo exhibition   Light and color influences our view of things, so does a change of perspective. A new perspective intensifies our emotions. More than 30 Croatian artists capture the essence of their homeland with their cameras - surprising, unconventional, up close and from a distance.   The exhibition focuses on the diversity of the country. The local photographers give an artistic and authentic look into the multifaceted nature and colorful culture of the country - from island landscapes and waterfalls, to buildings and streets to everyday people and their everyday life, dedicated to tradition. The choice of the photographic perspectives and the design of the exhibition space offer an exciting and new perspective on Croatia's well-known and undiscovered treasures.   Location: Ground floor Kunsthalle Muenchen Entrance: UNTER DEN HÄNGENDEN GÄRTEN IN DEN FÜNF HÖFEN | THEATINERSTRASSE 8   From 28.11.2019 - 31.12.2019 (except public holidays) Monday - Sunday: 10h - 20h Christmas Eve: 10h - 14h New Year's Eve: 10h - 14h   02.01.2020 - 23.02.2020 (except public holidays) Monday - Sunday: 14h - 20h

JRE Talent & Passion

For the fourth year running, 15 leading Croatian chefs from the renowned international association JRE (Jeunes Restaurateurs d'Europe) will cook together in person in front of guests in a specially selected location for a special cause – to raise funds for equipping the practical classroom of the Opatija Catering School through ticket sales and thus directly foster the education of prospective cooks and hospitality workers. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the stunning Art Nouveau building of the Rijeka Fish Market, which for a single night will be transformed into a “pick your fish & dish” restaurant, where guests can enjoy the unique opportunity to communicate with the chefs and watch them in action. The food will be complemented with wines produced by select Croatian winemakers, while the pastry chefs will also set up a dessert table. The programme will take place on two floors, the ground floor and the Fish Market's gallery. Tickets priced at HRK 400.00 are available for purchase at www.rijekamarketplace.com.

KUD Jedinstvo - Jedinstvenih 100

  CROATIAN FOLKLORE ENSEMBLE JEDINSTVO - SPLIT presents 100TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT SPLIT, SPALADIUM ARENA, DECEMBER 14 2019 at 19:30   Croatian Folklore Ensemble JEDINSTVO is proud to invite you to the grand jubilee dance-music spectacle at the Spaladium Arena in Split!   One of the oldest and most successful Cultural Artistic Association will celebrate its 100th birthday with a spectacular concert, almost exactly on the 100th anniversary of the first concert of its choir on the stage of the Split National Theatre.   JEDINSTVO is a faithful guardian of Croatian tradition, which is nurtured through daily rehersals and education, and a creator of new generations of exemplary, proud, tolerant and open-hearted citizens.   The diverse program of JEDINSTVO leads its audience on an incredible journey across Croatia as it contains dances, songs and music of different styles and atmosphere from all parts of our country and the Croatian people outside its borders. The repertoire also includes 7 items from the prestigious UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The concert is made up from 16 coreographies, vocal and instrumental numbers, containing classics such as Branko Šegović's „Vrličko kolo“(''silent wheel dance from Vrlika'' is in the UNESCO Representative List) and Zvonimir Ljevaković's „Prigorski plesovi“ (Prigorje region dances), but also premieres of recently added coreographies.   The carefully prepared concert will also include works by the great figures of Croatian music, who also left their deep indelible mark in JEDINSTVO such as famous Croatian composers and choreographers: Hatze, Tijardović, Gotovac and Harmoš.   The two-hour event on the Spaladium arena stage will feature over 250 performers from all generations of JEDINSTVO through the dance ensemble, mandolin/tambura orchestra, junior ensemble, and legendary instrumental and vocal sections that have marked the work of JEDINSTVO over the past hundred years.   All of the above, including our spectacular top-quality surprise guests, is a guarantee of a breathtaking cultural event for the end of the year in Split.   Join us in our celebration and entrance in the new century, you're only 100 years old once!

Reboot InfoGamer

The eighth edition of Reboot InfoGamer to take place from 12 – 17 November 2019 is turning into a true electronic entertainment city and one of the largest gaming fairs in the world.   More than 100,000 visitors from the region and entire Europe are expected at an exhibition space covering over 21,500 square meters in eight halls of the Zagreb Fair.   At Reboot InfoGamer 2019 "enter the new generation of video games" and experience the so far most luxurious edition of the fair that focuses on the world’s largest new gaming blockbusters, presentation of more than 100 indie game developers from all over Europe, the latest gaming and VR hardware, visually impressive finals of e-sports tournaments, numerous gaming merchandise and hardware stores.   Admission ticket prices: 1-day ticket - HRK 50.00; 6-day ticket package - HRK 100.00

Winter Fair

On a large fair meadow in Karanac, a large fair is held modeled after old school fairs. Over 70 producers of homemade products and "products from a smokehouse" appeal to increasingly larger amounts of visitors that come for winter supply shopping. Over the years, number of competitors in melting "čvarak" is also increasing. The winner gets a title "Čvarak master". Alongside the fair and "Čvarakfest", Winter Fair offers rich traditional Baranjan gastro offer, and everything is accompanied by traditional guitar music.

CRO Race

The international bicycle race, renamed CRO Race this year, will be held from 1 to 6 October. The race is organised by the Top Sport Events company, which set the wheels into motion and earned it merit by successfully organising the Tour of Croatia races in the past four years. This year, the race will again pass through the most stunning locations in Croatia, including the following 14 national and nature parks: Plitvice Lakes, Krka, Paklenica, North Velebit, Risnjak and Kopački Rit, Papuk, Lonjsko Polje (Lonja Field), Lake Vrana, Biokovo, Velebit, Učka, Žumberak - Samobor Hills and Medvednica, respectively. On 5 October, the fifth stage will begin in Rabac, continue with a climb to Labin and over Mount Učka to Ičići, Opatija, Rijeka and Čavle. The stage ends at Platak, which marks the first time it has been included in the race. As in previous years, Croatian Radio-Television will broadcast the race live, as will Eurosport. This year's important new feature is the KIDS CRO Race. The participation of more than 20 teams competing in the World Tour, Pro Continental and Continental categories guarantee a major sporting event that is bound to be a real treat for all the spectators.

Ambienta

This year's Ambienta will be held from 9 - 13 October in 10 pavilions of the Zagreb Fair with a refreshed concept and enriched by new topics: Furniture and interior design and industrial programme; Construction and equipping; HoReCa - Living kitchen and Art Fair Zagreb.   Design Zone, recognized by the experts and the public, through two new units in the pavilion 5 will feature a highly profiled programme segment led by eminent companies and brands: Artisan, Blue Tag, Dizz Concept, Nunc, Mila & Milli, Prostoria, Regeneracija , ..   Art Fair Zagreb, a new topic within the scope of Ambienta, will become the central venue for presenting works of contemporary visual arts and antiquities. In the professional segment, a gathering called Ambienta for architects with world-renowned participants is particularly worth mentioning.   Working hours: 10:00 – 19:00 h, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until 20:00 h Admission ticket price: HRK 30.00
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