February 2013  

Dear citizens and guests of Zagreb!
Following the Snow Queen ski races that were held on Sljeme, during which millions of television viewers all over the world once again watched and admired the tourist, sporting and cultural assets of the city of Zagreb, and following the end of the figure skating championship, February brings us new sporting competitions.

Dear Friends and Business Partners!
Can you sense that the smell of spring is in the air? Not literally, of course, at least not yet. We are referring to some interesting events which go a long way in “thawing the ice” and herald the most beautiful and most romantic season of the year.
The Klovićevi Dvori Gallery Presents
The largest exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s work in this part of Europe
As of March 23rd, anyone interested in Pablo Picasso’s work will have the opportunity to see the largest exhibition of his paintings and sculptures ever shown in this part of Europe! The exhibition will take place at the Klovićevi Dvori Gallery and it will feature a total of 56 works and about 40 photographs. The “best story ever told about the greatest artist of the 20th century” will remain open until July 7th.
The Sweetest Week in Zagreb
The 2nd Chocolate Festival - Zagreb Chocofest
Chocoholics, pay attention! Between the 9th and 14th of February, Zagreb’s central square will be the venue for the 2nd Regional Chocolate Festival – The Zagreb Chocofest, which is once again expected to feature some of the best Croatian as well as foreign chocolate makers. Apart from indulging in the sweet flavours of various chocolates, visitors will have the opportunity to learn many interesting things about chocolate as well.
our pick
: The Art Pavilion - Two Months for the Great Prague Four
: The Museum of Arts and Crafts - Croatian Photography through the Eyes of Peter Knapp
: The Tradition Continues - Live paintings at the Museum of the City of Zagreb
: Restaurant Week Zagreb - A perfect meal at discount prices
: The Most Wanted Tour 2013 - Chippendales in Zagreb once again!
: A Prestigious Recognition for the Phoenix Hotel - Valentine’s Day in the Most Romantic Hotel in Croatia!
: Lisinski Concert Hall Dances Under Masks - The largest dance and carnival spectacle

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An array of prestigious acknowledgments
The Esplanade Hotel Zagreb truly is the best!
If we are to judge by guest and expert reviews, the Esplanade Hotel Zagreb truly is not only the best and most luxurious hotel in Croatia, but also the best luxury conference hotel in southeast Europe for 2013. This has been confirmed by the recently received acknowledgements from TripAdvisor, Meeting Star Award, Luxury Travel Guide and Conde Nast Traveller.
World Art Games Premiere!
Croatia is host to the first World Art Games
Have you ever heard of the World Art Games? Of course not, because this “Art Olympics” is yet to have its premiere, and since the idea was conceived in Croatia, our homeland will have the honour of hosting the premiere edition of this great art event. The games will take place between June 29th and July 10th in four Croatian cities. Participants from approximately 50 countries will compete in 17 art disciplines.

The Biggest Startup Gathering
Startup Live Zagreb
The biggest startup event in Croatia - Startup Live Zagreb, which will take place between the 15th and 17th of March, is part of a large startup series which encompasses Vienna, Berlin and Hamburg. The events will bring together numerous design, tech and other teams with the goal of creating new profitable projects while following the principles of this global business phenomenon.

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