The establishment of cultural councils at local level has been laid down by the Cultural Councils Act (Official Gazette no. 48/04, 44/09 and 68/13).
The cultural councils are established with an act brought in by representative bodies. The decisions relating to the organisation and composition of the cultural councils of the City of Rijeka are published in the Official Gazette of the Primorje-Gorski Koatr County 15/12, 5/13 and 33/13 and in the Official Gazette of the City of Rijeka 13/19).
Members of the Cultural Council for music:
- Daniela Perković, mag.mus., mag.musicol.
- Tonči Grabušić
- Ivan Popeskić.
Members of the Cultural Council for dramatic arts, dance and movement:
- dr.sc. Mario Kovač
- Senka Baruška, dipl. scenski umjetnik – koreograf
- izv.prof.dr.sc. Maja Verdonik.
Members of the Cultural Council for the audio-visual activity:
- na Šegrt, mag.cult.
- Iva Kraljević, mag.soc.
- Rea Rajčić mag. art.
Members of the Cultural Council for the literary activity:
- dr.sc. Alica Kolarić
- Ivan Miškulin, mag.educ.philol.croat.et.hist.
- Rikardo Staraj.
Members of the Cultural Council for the museum activity and visual arts:
- mr.sc. Daina Glavočić
- Damir Božić, prof.
- Vilma Bartolić, prof
Cultural Council Members for innovative artistic and cultural practices:
- mr.sc. Ingeborg Fülepp, mag.art.
- mr.sc. Ksenija Orelj
- Ana Jurčić, mag.cul
Members of the Cultural Council for the protection and conservation of cultural heritage:
- dr.sc. Nana Palinić, izv.prof.
- dr.sc. Palma Karković Takalić
- Ivan Braut, mag.edu.
The members of the cultural councils of the City of Rijeka were appointed by the City Council at the meetings held on 31 March 2021.
The professional evaluation of the submitted proposals of cultural programmes in the community, programmes and events for youth, due to their interdisciplinary and diversity, is carried out by professional commissions composed of representatives of those cultural councils of the City of Rijeka who are competent for the fields of cultural activities to which the proposed programmes belong.