Pieces of interest regarding Croatian locations, culture and heritage.
Each week the Voice of Croatia produces its Weekend Magazine show which features human interest pieces that provide an in depth look into a certain aspect of Croatian culture, society, art, sports or life.
Literature in many ways describes just about everything that happens to people. Literary historian Vinko Brešić however, feels that Croatian literature belongs to the type of European literature whose opus is incomplete and continuity has been disturbed. For a very long time, there was no Croatian state, nor did it enjoy coincidental political and ethnic boundaries. For many centuries, we have been scarred by frequent and deep fractures in our society. Do we value Croatian literature that has originating from beyond our borders and do we include it in our national literary heritage?
The sounds of cymbals, the smell of home-made bread, the noise of the swelling river, the beautiful landscape, the rich heritage and the industrious inhabitants are the winning combination of Sveti Martin na Muri, a progressive and desirable place to live in Croatia.
In this week's magazine, we take a closer look at the programs being implemented by the 2020 European Capital of Culture, in a story originally put together by the Voice of Croatia's own Tomislav Šikić.
Croatia is recognized the world over for its natural beauty, tourism, champion athletes, and innovators. Croatia's successful expats are some of the country's best ambassadors. In this story we examine if Croatia has tapped the full potential of these individuals to build its brand.
In 2020, during Croatia's presidency of the Council of the European Union, the largest Croatian port of Rijeka is at the very center of a rich national and European cultural and artistic program, hosting artists from around the world as part of its reign as the European Capital of Culture. As of February 1st Rijeka bears the distinguished title of this year's "European Capital of Culture," offering more than 600 cultural and artistic events this year.
Mirjana Žugec Pavičić brings a story from central Istra - she talked to one of the best and most awarded lovers of Istrian gastronomic heritage - Milan Udovičić from Žminj.
In this week's magazine, we take a closer look at the old town of Cetin, the ancient fortified bastion that once helped protect Christendom from marauding Turks, in a story originally put together by the Voice of Croatia's own Maja Raguž.
Today Fažana is not as focused on the more glamorous aspects of the town’s history but on something much simpler: the humble sardine, a staple of the Adriatic diet.
After salt and lamb, cheese has become the third product from the Island of Pag to receive the EU's designation of origin, and has recently been protected with the highest possible protection in the category of food, agricultural products and wines at the European level.
A piece about cabbage rolls the Croatian way.