Over 265,000 stroll Varazdin streets during Spancirfest

The 18th edition of the Spancirfest festival was held in Varazdin on 19-28 August under the slogan "Activate Your Creativity", and over 265,000 guests visited that northern city during this outdoor festival that featured 500 events, including some 50 concerts.

The head of the local Tourist Board, Jelena Toth told Hina upon the completion of the festival on Sunday evening that the number of guests was high and nearly three million guests had been registered in the aggregate in all the 18 editions of the festival.

This year, the programme featured international stars such as Manu Chao and Leibach and several Croatian pop and rock stars.

Performers from the French troupe 'Transe Express' staged a trapeze act in the downtown during the festival.

Last update: Mon, 29/08/2016 - 10:03

More from Culture

NME ranks INmusic among most popular world festivals

One of the most prestigious world music magazines, the British NME, has ranked the INmusic Festival among the 12...

Fund announced to protect cultural heritage in conflict zones

 France, the United Arab Emirates and almost 40 other countries and international organizations launched a fund on...

Thai anti-junta activist arrested for allegedly defaming new king

A prominent Thai student activist was arrested early Saturday for allegedly defaming the country's newly proclaimed...

Museum of tastes opens in Osijek

A museum of tastes was formally opened in Osijek by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Friday on the occasion of...

Exhibition honouring Cervantes opens at Zagreb's Mimara Museum

Zagreb's Mimara Museum and the Spanish Embassy in Croatia are paying homage to the greatest Spanish writer and one...