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PHOTOS: New Rijeka Urban Parks Just One Lasting Legacy of ECoC 2020

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The preparations for Rijeka European Capital of Culture 2020 were years in the making. Community consultations and contributions for every ...

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European Parliament Endorses Extending European Culture Capital Status

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ZAGREB, Dec 18, 2020 – The European Parliament on Thursday endorsed a motion to extend the status of European Capital status ...

European Capital of Culture: Public Panel Held on Fate of Rijeka 2020

Daniela Rogulj

April 25, 2020 –  The public panel ‘European Capital of Culture – what to do?’ was held regarding the Rijeka ...

European Capital of Culture: What Will Remain of the Rijeka 2020 Program?

Daniela Rogulj

April 15, 2020 – Rijeka’s head of the Department of Culture, Ivan Sarar, discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on ...


Rijeka and Brighton: Brief Comparison Prompted by Opening Day of Rijeka’s European Capital of Culture Year

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March 3, 2020 – It was almost 20 years ago to the day that I first came to Croatia, more ...

Traditional Bell Ringers in Matulji Part of European Capital of Culture Programme

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ZAGREB, February 23, 2020 – A festival dedicated to the tradition of bell-ringing in the area of Rijeka is taking ...

Rijeka Selected in Top 10 Best European Destinations 2020

Daniela Rogulj

February 8, 2020 – Rijeka has been selected in the top 10 European destinations to be visited in 2020.  Namely, ...

Plenković: Government Strongly Supported Rijeka as European Capital of Culture

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ZAGREB, February 7, 2020 – Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Thursday congratulated Rijeka on a recent ceremony inaugurating the city ...


24 Hours That Changed Rijeka

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February 2, 2020 – A large-scale opening program that took place on February 1, 2020, and lasted for 24 hours, marked ...

Rijeka 2020 Opening Program: Thousands of Performers, All-Day Events, Everyone Invited

Daniela Rogulj

January 19, 2020 – On February 1, 2020, the city of Rijeka will be inaugurated as the European Capital of ...

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