Rijeka 2020

Rijeka officially named the European Capital of Culture

At its 28th session held on 23 June 2016, The Government of the Republic of Croatia formally accepted the Final Report of the Panel of independent experts for the selection of the European Capital of Culture. With this decision, the City of Rijeka has been officially pronounced the European Capital of Culture 2020.

Watch out for the brick

Even though it may seem that we have slowed down (or stopped working altogether) after the initial euphoria and enthusiasm, the Rijeka 2020 project is moving on quietly and steadfastly.

Hey, dude, wanna buy a brick?

Croatia will take part in the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, scheduled for opening on Friday, 27th May, with a project entitled “we need it – we do it”, created by a team of architects and cultural workers comprising Dinko Peračić (performance commissioner), Miranda Veljačić, Slaven Tolj and Emina Višnić.

Rijeka Industrial Olympics

We talked to the organisers of the Rijeka Industrial Olympics, which is expanding to include an increasing number of disciplines every year. Industrial heritage combined with simple and catchy games guarantee fun for the entire family.

Rijeka – European Capital of Culture 2020

At 05:15 p.m on Thursday, 14 March 2016, at the media conference held in Mimara Museum, Steve Green, the president of the Commission of independent experts for the election of the Croatian European Capital of Culture for 2020, announced the Commission’s decision to award the title of European Capital of Culture to Rijeka.