The fourth edition of this event will combine and exchange experiences of cultural, historical and natural resources of Croatia and Japan with a gastronomic experience
Supporting the festival are the Zadar Tourism Board, City of Zadar, Embassy of Japan, Tourism Ministry, Croatian Tourism Board, Croatian Chamber of Economy, Zadar County Tourism Board and NOP JCEA Japanese-Croatian Exchange Society, whose program will take place from 2-11 February.
The festival is split into expert and public sections. The public one will see a gala dinner in Arsenal, origami workshops run by the Croatian Origami Society in the Zadar Archaeology Museum, presentations of traditional Japanese martial and defensive arts performed by Zadar sports clubs, lectures and an exhibition of photographs in Duke’s Palace, an eno-gastro fair in the Cedulin Palace atrium and a week of festive offer of tuna specialties in Zadar restaurants.
The author of the “Fantastic Tuna” photography exhibition is Mario Kučera, known for his recognizable style and truly magical works. The expert section encompasses education and training in culinary skills led by Croatian cooking master David Skoko. Domestic and Japanese special guests and journalists will be part of a tour of Zadar and Zadar County.
See the entire program here.
Translated from Jutarnji List.