VIDEO: Split Celebrates Victory Day

Daniela Rogulj

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August 5, 2019 – Split celebrates Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian Defenders.

Tens of thousands of people gathered on Sunday for a concert by Marko Perković Thompson, who, at the invitation of the City of Split and the Split Veterans, kicked off on Sunday at 9:30 pm.

The concert began after the parade of Croatian veterans marched with their flags from war, and the organizers said there were about 80,000 people on the famous waterfront promenade for the Victory Day celebration. The electricity was cut off on the Riva on two occasions, though it did not interfere with the crowd, who continued to sing even without the music.

Nenad Vetma and his band will play on the Riva on Monday night from 9:00 pm.

So, is everything closed on Victory Day?

Most stores on Victory Day will work normally or with Sunday hours. There are no major interruptions in the operation of shopping centers, which will also be open.

Most of the Konzum stores will work Sunday hours on Victory Day. Some branches are closed, but most of them are open at frequented locations. You can find the hours here

All Kaufland outlets are also open, with minor differences in opening hours. Some work normally from 7 am to 8 pm or 9 pm, while some work Sunday hours until 2 pm.

Most of the Tommy stores are also open, and you can see their opening hours here.

Interspar and Spar stores are open all over Croatia. Most of them are operating with regular working hours from 7 am to 9 pm, which you can check here.

As with every holiday, all Plodine supermarkets will work Sunday working hours, which is not much different from their regular working hours. Thus, shoppers can visit Plodine in the morning until 10 pm or 11 pm, depending on the regular business hours of each branch. You can find the hours here

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