Koncert viške godbe

Koncert viške godbe

Sodelovanje med hrvaškim otokom Vis in Lovrencem je ponovno v polnem razcvetu. Po številčni lovrenški odpravi lovrenške pihalne godbe na Vis pred pol leta, se te dni pri nas v gosteh mudi Hrvatska gradska glazba Vis. Nocoj so nam v lovrenški večnamenski športni dvorani pripravili pester koncert, kjer so poleg skladb za godbe igrali tudi priredbe svetovnih uspešnic. V programu sta sodelovali solistki Veronika Ilić in Ines Roki, Plesni klub Vis in Klapa Galeb. Več…

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Amerikanci otkrili Jadransko more: Europljani odavno znaju da je Hrvatska prelijepa

Amerikanci otkrili Jadransko more: Europljani odavno znaju da je Hrvatska prelijepa

Kalifornijski portal SF GATE donosi biciklističku reportažu iz Hrvatske, u kojoj su posjetili i otok Vis. Kažu kako su “sjeverni Amerikanci tek sada otkrili ono što Europljani odavno znaju – da je Hrvatska prelijepa, s dobrom hranom, vinom, dobroćudnim ljudima i bogatom povijesnom kulturom”. Reportažu pod naslovom “Croatia cycling tour offers ancient sites, island vistas”, možete pročitati na SF GATE.

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Island kids met in Croatia

Island kids met in Croatia

Young islanders aged 15-24 from Åland, Turkey, Latvia and Latvia met last week on the island of Vis. It is the most remote of the Croatian islands, with an area of 90 km2 and a population of about 3,400 living on agriculture and tourism and enjoying the plentitude of fish (sardines, mackerel ad anchovy). With a little help from ESIN and lot of support from the Erasmus+ program, the kids learned about eco-business. As proposed…

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International Cricket Returns to the Island of Vis

International Cricket Returns to the Island of Vis

Teams from Zagreb, Split and Vis will be flying Croatia’s colours in the 3-day six-a-side tournament which will be held from 1-3 May at one of the only cricket grounds in the world surrounded by a vineyard. Despite the sport not being very popular in Croatia, the game was first played in Croatia over 200 years ago in 1811, when the British set up a naval base on the island of Vis during the Napoleonic…

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Vis: Fishermen from Vis changed the history of fishing!

Vis: Fishermen from Vis changed the history of fishing!

Curiosities How did fishermen from Vis change the world of fishing? The town of Komiža on the island of Vis is considered to be the cradle of fishing, not only on the Adriatic, but much farther. It plays an important part in the world history of fishing. The fishermen from Komiža are famous across the Mediterranean and over in Americas as very skilful tradesman. Their innovations and inventions have changed the world. The first fish…

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13 Reasons Why You're Winning At Life If You're In Croatia

13 Reasons Why You're Winning At Life If You're In Croatia

Any country that has Blue Ivy as an honorary citizen is automatically awesomer than other places. But Croatia’s also totally winning thanks to its stunning landscape, chic port towns, awe-inspiring national parks and party isles. Here are some places you’d be remiss not to hit up this summer. Vis It’s a relatively under-the-radar option for wine fans and seafood lovers…not to mention people who like nature. Full story here! The Huffington Post

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Croazia: l'isola di Vis, perla dell'estate

Croazia: l'isola di Vis, perla dell'estate

Piccola e intatta. Celebrata dal Financial Times e dal Wwf. “Uno degli ultimi paradisi”, per 40 anni bunker militare, offre un territorio selvaggio, inciso da insenature, baie e calette spettacolari Il segreto del suo fascino incontaminato? La lontananza dalla costa (due ore e mezzo di traghetto) e quarant’anni di isolamento forzato. Fino al 1989, infatti, Vis è stata off limits. Destinata ad arsenale della Marina, prima, e base navale poi dal maresciallo Tito, dalla Seconda…

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Vis, Croatia: an island fit for a Bond villain

Vis, Croatia: an island fit for a Bond villain

The sleepy Croatian island of Vis is the sort of place a Bond villain might have his lair, says Adrian Bridge I may have been driving a 50cc scooter rather than a gadget-enhanced Aston Martin but it was the theme tune to the 007 films that raced to mind as I rounded the corner of the spectacularly scenic road that winds its way through the northern extremity of the Croatian island of Vis. The reason?…

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