Syrian Congress In Sochi Brings War-Torn Country Closer To Constitutional Reform

Source: Denis Bolotsky, Sputnik News

More than 1500 Syrians gathered in Southern Russian city of Sochi for a three-day Congress to look for ways of rebuilding their country after years of civil war. Even though some western-backed opposition figures boycotted the event, the rest of the delegates stayed for negotiations, eventually reaching some important goals.

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BAT has a new director: Investments In Croatia, 40 million euros

Since the beginning of 2018., as the new general director of BAT for Adria region took Antal Bekefi, former general manager of BAT in France. Former General Director of the Adria region, Ram Addanki, is heading for a new, higher regional position within the BAT system. Bekefi has been playing important positions within BAT for 20 years.

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Badel 1862 supports Dingač for leaving bankruptcy

Winery and Agricultural Cooperative Dingač emerges from bankruptcy as a cooperative that can successfully operate and with a capacity of 5 million liters. It has opportunities for business and technical cooperation that existed until the crisis, for example with Badel 1862.”We supported the bankruptcy plan, because we believe in that wine area,” said CEO of Badela 1862 Ivo Markotić.

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On Saturday, January 27th, a concert will be held in Zagreb club Boogaloo, marking the second anniversary since one of the greatest musicians, artists of all time, incredible and amazing David Bowie left us. He was definitely the most interesting person in pop culture, he was so widespread that he won the sympathies of a very wide spectrum of fans, from those of the most alternative artists in the art, through stiff rockers to pop music lovers. This concert will be honored with Bowie’s character and acting with a performance, definitely one of the best Bowie tribute bands, The Gift from Novi Sad, which will play the crossover of hits by David Bowie from „Space Oddity“, „Starmen“, „Changes“, „Ziggy Sturdust“, „Man Who Sold The World“, „Sorrow“, „Rebbel, Rebbel“, „Heroes“, „Ashes To Ashes“, „Let’s Dance“, „Under Pressure“, „Moder Love“, „Hello Spaceboy“ „The Stars (Are Out tonight)“,…. to the last one „Blackstar“, and as a special guest will perform one of the greatest local singers and one of the greatest fans of Bowie’s opus, phenomenal Massimo Savić. 

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The eVisitor system is the third best tourist innovation in the world

The Croatian National Tourist Information System eVisitor won the third place and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Award for Innovation in Research and Technology. This is a ceremony award that was held  in Madrid as part of the FITUR fair, the largest tourist fair in Spain. The award was received by Director of HTZ Head Office Kristjan Staničić, who emphasized that the eVisitor system among the finalists is the only nominated Croatian project.

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Two important jubilees in Croatia

On the occasion of marking the 26th anniversary of the international recognition of the Republic of Croatia and the 20th anniversary of the completion of the peaceful reintegration of Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Srijem into the constitutional and legal order of the Republic of Croatia, President of the Republic  Kolinda Grabar Kitarović held a  reception in Ilok. The reception  was attended by the diplomatic corps, personalities from Croatia’s cultural and public life. 

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Record tourism year: In the twelve months of 2017 were realized 102 million overnight stays

According to the eVisitor system, which contains tourist traffic realized in commercial and non-commercial facilities and the nautical charter (eCrew system), from January to end-December tourism in 2017 was 18.5 million arrivals (+13 percent) and 102 million overnight stays (+12 how much). It is about the historical tourist results for Croatia, which this year confirmed the position of one of the most popular tourist destinations that attracts more and more guests during all parts of the year. Continue Reading →

Ready for new victories

In order to accomplish top results, there are certain prerequisites that have to be met first, like the physical and psychological preparedness, and a mutual desire to accomplish these results.

 In the history of the Croatian water polo, 2017 will be remembered as a golden year. The popular „barracudas“ (the nickname for the Croatian national water polo team) have brought a lot of joy to the nation, but have also put in a lot of work to succeed. „I don’t believe in luck in sports. I only believe in the amount of work and sacrifice one invests into accomplishing top results in any line of work“, says the head coach of the Croatian national water polo team, Ivica Tucak for Diplomacy&Commerce. Continue Reading →

Museum that always teaches you something new

Nikola Tesla Technical Museum is engaged in popularization of science, and is hereby inviting visitors to participate in its experiments.„The museum constantly creates new content, both formal and informal, which makes it one of the most popular museums in Zagreb and Croatia. With the availability of the EU funds, the museum will become even more attractive, both spatially and content-wise“, says Markita Franulić, Curator of Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, for Diplomacy&Commerce magazine.

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