February 2008  

Dear Friends and Business Partners!
The month of January saw exceptionally intense tourist activity. A number of events and novelties in the tourist and cultural offers of Zagreb herald a dynamic year ahead of us. The first month of the year was marked by concerts, theater performances and sporting events of international significance, such as the recently held European Figure Skating Championship, which were an overture leading into the dynamic tourist period that lies ahead.
Vatroslav Lisinski
Concert Hall Celebrates 35 Years
Towards the end of this year, the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall will mark a notable anniversary – 35 years of work, during which it has built not only a rich music and stage repertoire, but also the status of a powerful and influential cultural institution which has organized some of the top cultural events in Zagreb.
The Most Eminent Documentary Film Festival in the Region
ZagrebDox is an international documentary film festival and competition which has been taking place in Zagreb for four years. The underlying idea behind its launch was to raise people’s awareness of the long documentary film making tradition in South Eastern Europe.
our pick
: Statistics - Record Growth Rates in Tourism Turnover
: The Hills of Samobor /Samoborsko Gorje/ - Grgos Cave Unveils New Jewels
: Exercises in Style - The Oldest Theater Play in the World
: The Zagreb Observatory - The First Cosmic Radiation Detector in Croatia
: Naftalan - Health Tourism Continues to Develop
: Croatian History Museum - Thematic World War II Exhibition
: BP Club - From Rockabilly to Tango
: The Environs of Zagreb - A visit to Zagorje and the Majsec Watermill
: Human Rights Film Festival - 5th Edition of Human Rights Film Festival
: Culture and Tourism - Great Artists’ Exhibitions Mark the Year Ahead
Tel: +385 1 48-14-052 / 053
e-mail: info@zagreb-touristinfo.hr
Samobor Fašnik (Carnival)
All Allowed to Go Crazy
Samobor is a tourist town some twenty kilometers west of Zagreb. Part of its rich tradition and one of its idiosyncrasies is certainly the Samobor Fašnik. On 25 January this year, somewhat earlier than usual, Samobor will become a Free Carnival Republic for the 182nd time in its history.
Jazz Saxophonist Appears in Zagreb
Chris Potter's Underground At Lisinski
On 18 February, one of the leading international jazz saxophonists, Chris Potter, will appear with his band in Zagreb’s Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall.

The Regent Esplanade Zagreb
Zagreb Hotel is One of the World’s Stars
The Regent Esplanade Zagreb Hotel has won a place on the Gold List of the 721 best hotels, resorts and cruise ships in the world, chosen by the readers of the prestigious travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveler.

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