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Launch of the Sulpiter project

Rijeka, 22 september 2016
From 26 to 28 July, the City of Rijeka took part in the Kick-off meeting of the „SULPiTER” project, held in Bologna, Italy.

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Rijeka has been declared European Capital of Culture 2020

Rijeka, 24 March 2016
Rijeka has been declared European Capital of Culture 2020. In the second round of the competition for this prestigious title, Rijeka outdid Pula, Osijek and Dubrovnik, showing that it is ready to base city development on the widest cultural range over the next couple of years, as well as, in its future prospects.

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A replica of the statue of Janko Polić Kamov has been placed in Barcelona

Rijeka, 28 January 2016
A replica of the full-length statue of writer Janko Polić Kamov, work of academic sculptor Zvonimir Kamenar, has been placed in the park of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau, in Barcelona, Spain. This is the replica of the statue that since 2000 has been placed in Rijeka, on the bridge over the Rječina river. The bronze statue placed in Barcelona is a gift given by the City of Rijeka to Barcelona, city in which the writer spent the last few years of his life.

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Signed the Initiative for the establishment of friendly cooperation between Gdansk and Rijeka

Rijeka, 23 November 2015
The City of Rijeka hosted a reception for the delegation of the city of Gdansk, Poland who sojourn in Rijeka from 22 to 24 November 2015. During the reception, the Initiative was signed for the establishment of friendly cooperation between Gdansk and Rijeka, where both parties expressed their wish to further strengthen cooperation in the fields of culture and economy, and to connect the universities. The Baltic-Adriatic Transport Corridor is the link that connects the two cities – ports.

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The City of Rijeka has received recognition for its "social calculator"

Rijeka, 18 November 2015
The City of Rijeka has received recognition for its project E-benefits, social programme of the City of Rijeka, the-so-called "social calculator". The recognition “Best Practice Certificate” was received in Maastricht (NL), by Ankica Perhat, head of the Department of Health and Social Welfare. This recognition is awarded on the basis of the European Public Sector Award which this year’s theme was “The Public Sector as Partner for a Better Society”.

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“Easy Towns“ project partnership

Rijeka, 22 October 2015
From 20 to 21 October, the City of Rijeka took part in the initial conference of the “Easy Towns” project, held in Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium. The “Easy Towns“ project is financed  under the EU “Europe for Citizens” programme. The total project value amounts to EUR 145,000, and project partners are: Vicenza (Italy), Heist-op-den-Berg (Belgium), L'Alfas del Pi (Spain), Pforzheim (Germany), Pula (Croatia), Šentjur (Slovenia), Gozo (Malta), Niepolomice (Poland), Craigavon (UK – Northern Ireland) and Rijeka.

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Rijeka's eBenefits, social programme of the City of Rijeka among the best European projects

Rijeka, 29 June 2015
The project titled Rijeka's eBenefits, social programme of the City of Rijeka has been identified as one of the best European projects at the European Public Sector Award, running this year under the theme ‘The Public Sector as Partner for a Better Society’.

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Call for proposals of programmes

With the KamovResidency Programme the City of Rijeka wishes to enable contemporary European and world creators to better understand artistic, cultural and social situation in Croatia - especially in Rijeka. At the same time, citizens of Rijeka will have access to the European and world art scenes. The residency programmes that will be financed or co-financed by the City Budget are residency programmes in the city of Rijeka for creative individuals from the fields of literature, visual and audiovisual arts, music, drama and dance, other performing arts, social sciences and humanities.The timetable of the Residency will be defined in consultation with the Programme Council and the applicant. A minimum stay is 15 days. The Call for proposals is ongoing.

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Adopted the City of Rijeka Development Strategy for the period 2014 – 2020

Rijeka, 19 September 2013
The Council of the City of Rijeka, adopted the City of Rijeka Development Strategy for the period 2014-2020, as proposed by mayor Vojko Obersnel. This document will mark the development of Rijeka over the next seven years, and its realisation has been estimated at HRK 22.5 billion.

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