celebrations

Matica Hrvatska cultural institution celebrates 175 years of existence

President of the Matica Hrvatska, academic Stjepan Damjanovic announcing celebrations to mark 175 years of this cultural institution, told a press conference on Monday that today, Matica is primarily relying on young people.

New Year revelries in Croatian cities draw festive crowds

Croatians and foreign tourists converged in cities squares throughout the country for New Year Eve's parties in the night between Saturday and Sunday to enjoy a festive holiday and local cuisine, braving freezing temperature in the interior of Croatia.

Pula makes "fritaja" from 2017 beaten eggs for its citizens and guests

A huge "fritaja", a Mediterranean Croatian dish, was made from 2017 eggs and 50 sausages at noon on Saturday by the local authorities in the city of Pula and the fritaja meals were served to local residents and guests who gathered in the centre of this largest Istrian city.

Croatians towns hold parties at noon for 2017

Some 7,000 local residents and tourists gathered in the central square of the northern coastal town of Novi Vinodolski for a Friday noon celebration at which those revellers saw off the old year and welcomed 2017.

Chinese New Year celebrated in Zagreb's main square

A performance by Chinese artists was held on Zagreb's main Ban Josip Jelacic Square on Saturday evening as part of the celebration of the Chinese New Year.