Istria

"The House of Batana" in Rovinj added to UNESCO list

The project of the preservation of intangible heritage of Rovinj through the Ecomuseum Casa Della Batana has been added to the UNESCO list of the world's best intangible heritage conservation...

Pican and Rockwool agree to drop suits against each other

The Croatian municipality of Pican and the the Rockwool Adriatic company have agreed to withdraw five international lawsuits they launched against each other.

Book fair to take place in Pula 1-11 Dec

The 22nd edition of the book fair in Pula called "Dreamlike Book Fair in Istria" will open on Thursday, 1 December and run through 11 December, organisers of this event said at a news conference...

Italian Community in Rijeka marks 70th anniversary of its establishment

The Italian Community in Rijeka on Friday marked the 70th anniversary of its establishment at a ceremony held under the auspices of the Presidents of Croatia and Italy, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic...

Pula Book Fair to be held in December

The Pula Book Fair will be held in that biggest Istrian city on December 1-11 with the theme "Transantlantic," and organisers said earlier this week that the event would attract a large number of...

10th International Prosciutto Fair opens

The 10th International Prosciutto Fair ISAP was opened in Tinjan, Istria on Saturday, featuring 43 exhibitors, five more than last year, from Croatia, Austria, Slovenia, Italy and Spain.

Croatian President, foreign diplomats in search of truffles in Istria

Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Friday held an informal reception for foreign diplomats in the Istrian village of Livade and on that occasion they visited the ongoing White Truffle...

Pula gets its first shopping mall

A 13,000 square metre shopping mall, the Pula City Mall, was opened in that Istrian city on Wednesday evening.

Prefect says concrete steps, programmes have boosted Istria's economy

Economically, Istria is Croatia's most developed region, with a 23% higher per capita GDP than the national average, Flego said, adding that Istria was also a record holder in the number of SMEs...

Ministers inform Istrian entrepreneurs of support schemes

Croatian entrepreneurs will this year have about three billion kuna at their disposal from European Union structural funds, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Crafts Darko Horvat and Tourism...

Croatian President posthumously decorates Istrian anti-fascist Ljubomir Drndic

On the occasion of the Europe-Wide Day of Remembrance for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Tuesday posthumously decorated...

41st Prstenac Race jousting tournament held in Istria

The 41st Prstenac Race was held in Barban, Istria County on Sunday, attended by nearly all political officials, and the winner of the  jousting tournament was the oldest participant, 55-year-old...

Eighth Serbian Culture Days in Istria begin

The Eighth Serbian Culture Days in Istria were opened in Pula on Tuesday with an exhibition of works by artists from Leskovac and food-tasting.

Last Minute Open Jazz Festival in Bale on Aug 1-4

The Last Minute Open Jazz Festival in Bale will take place in this small town in the heart of Istria on August 1-4, organisers announced.

Danish comedy being filmed in Istria

Filming will last until 30 April, and some 200 local extras will be hired.