This year, 21 State festival days of bread-days of gratitude for the fruits of the country was held in Stari Grad Paklenica October 14, organized by the Our beautiful and the Agency for Education under the auspices of the Croatian Parliament.
55 students in primary and secondary schools from all Croatian counties and guests from Vojvodina, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro presented richness and plant diversity of its homeland, various traditional tools for working the land and preparation of food and native bread products.
With an exhibition of bread and other fruits of the earth to imaginatively decorated stalls held and appropriate cultural and entertainment program featuring performances by the youngest members of KUD Podgorac and gangs Barufe and anima Maris. The central part of the event was marked by a solemn procession through Starigrad Paklenica Bikarija to the waterfront where he held a Mass with the offering of gifts, led by the archbishop of Zadar mons.Želimir Puljic.
Manifestation is aimed at highlighting the need to preserve biodiversity and conserve traditions Croatian Croatian people as part of the national cultural heritage. In addition to environmental and cultural, this festival has an important spiritual dimension expressed through the worship of bread as a symbol of life and spiritual strength. It was also an opportunity to meet a number of participants of the event Starigrad-Paklenica, and many are headed in a tour of NP Paklenica.
Days of bread for the first time held in Zadar County and it was an honor and pleasure to host this event. The next festival will be held in Istria where will be its host town of Labin.
In late August and early September TZO Starigrad presented an offer of active holidays in their area on two specialized tourism fair - NATURE TOUR Duesseldorf in Germany and the Salon de l’Ultra-Trail ® in France (Chamonix).
The fair featured TourNatur the fourth year in a row, the last two with the support of the Croatian National Tourist Board. The fair is traditionally held in parallel to the CARAVAN SALON, fair dedicated to camping tourism, which include two, Paklenica Riviera significant categories of tourists - who like active rest and stay in the camps, which occupy an important place in the structure of accommodation facilities in the municipality Starigrad.Po first time this was organized and the advent of the fair, which is held as part of one of the biggest races in the world trek - Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc. At a length of 169 kilometers around the mountain Mont Blanc race passes through three countries (France, Switzerland, Italy) and brings together over 2,000 participants from more than 60 countries on all 5 continents for which it is rightly regarded as the pinnacle “open country” race. At the same time this event brings together tens of thousands of devotees trek and active holidays in general, which is why this is an excellent opportunity for direct contact with the target audience. Presentation Paklenica Riviera was held in conjunction with the Club Multisport adventure sports led by Simon Cimerman, the organizer of the largest Croatian trekking race - Velebit Mountain Ultra Trail which is already 10 years is held in the Velebit and Paklenica. On this occasion the 11th ed races that will be held 22.-23 June 2013. Both performances are part of promotional activities aimed at the promotion of natural assets and outdoor supply in the wider area of ??the Velebit as already recognized the potential for further extension of the tourist season and increasing tourist traffic.
Newly opened a permanent office of emergency services Starigrad-Paklenica Department of Emergency Medicine Zadar County is one of 4 of its kind in the county for residents and visitors of the Municipality of Starigrad represents a significant improvement of medical care throughout the year.
Branch operates in a renovated building of the former school district in Seline, Jabukovac Put bb, where will this year be located and the tourist office, which began its work July 15. Travel clinic will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the afternoon and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in the morning.
Custom-time this year and features Starigrad pharmacy located at 14th Dr.Franje Tudjman From Monday to Friday chemist working all day (07.00-20.00pm), Saturday until 15.00pm and on Sundays from 08.00-13.00h.
Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania, officially opened in Starigrad-Paklenica 06. July 2012 on the day of the coronation of the first ruler of Lithuania Mindaugas united 1253.g., the first diplomatic representative in the Municipality of Starigrad.
Consulate was opened in the presence of Mindaugas Rukštele, Deputy Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania based in Vienna. The Honorary Consul of Rome was chosen Koić, Litavka native who has lived 23 years in Croatia and only a court interpreter for the Lithuanian language in Zadar County.
Given the increasing number of tourists from Lithuania in the area of Zadar county and thus Starigrad, the consulate will contribute to bilateral relations and expanding economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries.
Commercial Consulate is located near the hotel Alan, Franjo Tudjman at 14, Starigrad-Paklenica.
June brings a number of attractive events on the Riviera Paklenica - Coupon “traces of Winnetou,” AAC-JetSki Racing Alpe Adria Cup and 10. edition adventure racing Velebit 100/Poskok third.
The projection of the film “Treasure of Silver Lake” in Velika Paklenica.
This year’s meeting fans and Karl May Winnetou films shot in Croatia takes place in the sign of significant anniversaries - 170 years of birth and 100 years since the death of Karl May and 50 years since the first film of the legendary Indian chief Winnetou, “Treasure of Silver Lake.” The meeting will be held from 05-09.June, where participants will have the opportunity in the company of actors, stuntmen, set designers and other film professionals to enjoy the beauty of Croatian film locations. Visit the film locations in the Plitvice Lakes, Paklenica, Zrmanja and on Velebit. The most attractive program for the participants will surely be on Friday, 08.June, when they will be on Tulove beams and Zrmanja join Winnetou I - a French actor Pierre Brice. The program also includes ethno house McNally, Alan tour of the old motel where the film crew stayed during filming and now operates as a museum of Winnetou, a large exhibition of film posters on Tulove beams and a host of other facilities. To highlight the celebratory screening of the movie “Treasure of Silver Lake” in Velika Paklenica, 06.June (Wednesday) at 21.00h.
AAC JetSki Racing - Alpe Adria Cup 2012th - 1.race in Starigrad Immediately afterwards, 09 and 10 June on the beach Bluesun Alan Starigrad held the first jet ski races this year ALPS ADRIA CUP organized Jetski Association of Croatian and H11.
Celebration sv.Ante in Tribanj-Kruščica
Tribanj-Kruscica is one of the three villages Tribanj located in the extreme northwestern part of the Municipality of Starigrad, 10-odd kilometers from Stari Grad. The locals celebrate the feast of ancient sv.Ante Padua, patron of the parish. This year the solemn Eucharistic celebration led by the archbishop of Zadar Želimir Puljić, followed by a cultural program of traditional folklore and “Podgorac”.
10.edition Velebit trek to the Paklenica
All the numerous lovers of the mountain where the Paklenica and Velebit has become a second home is expected jubilee 10.edition adventure racing trekking through the Velebit 23.-24th of June. This year they provided four weight categories: Ultra (100km), Super Mountain (45km), Mountain (30km) and the least demanding Jogging category (12km). All share the common goal of Starigrad-Paklenica where the prize awarded the most successful and of course great fun. The race is traditionally organized by the Club of adventure sports Multisport Association and veteran of the police special unit Alfa race dedicated to all veterans with battlefield Velebit.
TZO Starigrad this year conducted two actions regarding landscaping garden - a program of co-financing procurement of seedlings and selection of the best kept garden / balcony private houses and farm buildings in the garden district of Starigrad.
Because of the extremely cold winter because he destroyed most of the seedlings, launched a new campaign financing purchases of flowers for the owners of tourist facilities in the Municipality of Starigrad. Action is still pending, and detailed information can be obtained at the Tourist Office Starigrad. Then, pursuing the choices and actions best kept garden / balcony private houses and farm buildings in the garden district of Starigrad. Applications to participate must be received by 01.lipnja 2012 Tourist office in Starigrad, personally and by telephone or electronic mail.
Most regulated facilities in the opinion of the expert committee, which will tour facilities will be rewarded with plants and other horticultural materials worth 500.00 to 2000.00 EUR and all participants will be awarded for effort and participation in this action.
The intention is to encourage property owners in the Municipality to pay more attention to planning their own environment and also beautify the overall look of the place, with the aim of improving the conditions of stay of tourists and the general living conditions in the Municipality of Starigrad.
TZO Starigrad and NP Paklenica participated in late April in the work of the first tourist exchange ADRIA Natour held in Croatia. It is an international tourist exchanges specializing in the active leisure.
After 3 years of maintenance in Slovenia Stock Exchange opened its doors in Croatia and was held in Mali Losinj, organized by the congress and marketing agency GO MICE from Slovenia. On this occasion, your offer of active holidays presented 25 exhibitors from Croatian, Slovenia and Montenegro. On the other hand, their interest was expressed for the proposed twenty tour of several European countries (Germany, Italy, Belgium, France, Sweden, Romania and Greece). Exchange is based on direct encounters between service providers / tour operator and destination specialist for active holidays and is a great opportunity to establish new business contacts and targeted presentation of outdoor offerings.
As part of this year’s Day of the Zadar County Tourist Board and the organization Starigrad in Starigrad-Paklenica monograph presented the animated movie Miriam.
The book is presented in a simple way to research the history, topography and significance of Miriam - stone memorial signs along the Velebit roads built within the former unified customs Velebit nomad herders. The book was presented by its authors, prof. Mirjana Troselj and painter Joseph Zanki. They both have many years dealing with the phenomenon mirila, each with its areas of activity. Thanks to extensive research prof. Trošelj preserved many of the data on those sites Miri who have unfortunately disappeared due to the accelerated construction of the last decade. Joseph Zanki is a multimedia artist Mirilo talked about in various forms and are caused by a number of prints and drawings, books and exhibitions, performances at home and abroad, and finally the animated film produced by Zagreb film. Review of the book gave Thomas Vinšćak while photography work of a young cameraman Peter Strmečki. The book was produced with the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Zadar county and municipality Starigrad, as part of the original souvenir which complemented the overall value of the cultural tourism product Miriam. Specifically, during the past ten years Starigrad TZO is supported by the Ministry of Culture, the Croatian National Tourist Board and the Zadar County Tourist Board, developed a cultural tourism product Mirila which currently covers 14 sites remediated and two educational paths and associated promotional material with maps and trail descriptions. Overall aim of the project was primarily to preserve valuable and unique part of the cultural heritage of the Velebit region and improve the tourist offer of the region, particularly in segments that contribute to extending the season, which is certainly the case with mirila. Presentation of books and animated films was crowned by a short lecture dr.sc.Andreja Pleterskog with the Institute of Archaeology in Ljubljana, where last year released the first professional publication dedicated Mirilo called “Miriam-cultural phenomenon” by which mirila presented the Slovenian public. Both editions will be available in the Public Institution National Park Paklenica Starigrad-Paklenica.
Paklenica is richer this year for another adventure event. With the thirteenth meeting of climbers Paklenica 2012th which is traditionally held during the first of May holidays, the 1.May will be first edition of Paklenica half marathon trek.
The race is equally intended for runners and “trekerima” as well as recreation and leisure travelers and offers the best of Paklenica - impressive canyons of Velika Paklenica and Mala. All participants will also be support for climbers who will compete in the same day for the famous “Big Wall Speed Climbing” competition in speed climbing big rocks. Competitions follow a varied program consisting of climbing competitions for children, fair outdoor equipment, lectures and concerts, festivals and outdoor movies. Information and registration:
From 01-04.February 2012 Students in the Multimedia Hall Sports Centre Zagreb Week is held the winning films 2.Starigrad Paklenica Film Festival, where will be shown the best music documentary from last year’s SPFF.
During four days showing the audience will have the opportunity to see five of the most successful musical documentaries shown on 2.Starigrad Paklenica Film Festival, an international music festival of documentary film from 2010 held in Starigrad-Paklenica.
Began preparations for a 3.izdanje SPFF and the ongoing competition for entries in both categories, short and full-evening music documentaries. More on http://www.spff.hr
Starigrad tourist board has released a new image brochure titled Riviera Paklenica which the destination in the following years on a domestic and foreign tourist market.
The brochure is intended primarily tourist fairs at home and abroad, travel agencies and the media, the HTZ-E and RC embassies abroad and other stakeholders. Distribution of brochures is mostly done through the Croatian National Tourist Board and also due to travel about 60 fairs a year on which HTZ perform, Zadar County Tourist Board and the CA Starigrad. It was printed in an annual circulation of 12,000 copies, and in 3 language versions with a total of nine languages. The brochure presents the most important tourist destination value, especially protected natural beauty, attractive sea, mountain scenery, cultural heritage and active holidays. Already a famous tourism slogan “Where the mountains touch the sea” is complemented by a redesigned logo dedicated to the celebration of 50 years of tourism in the area of Velebit. Information of the brochures, with maps and positioning of the contacts leading tourist operators and the GPS coordinates of the area, and contains so. QR ("Quick Response") at which it provides quick access to the website TZO Starigrad with mobile phones.
Organized cycling club Sv.Donat a mark on the National Park Paklenica last weekend was first held in Zadar bicycle race - Paklenica.
In cycling, which had participated in recreational character of the fifty cyclists of all ages, from only 12 up to 83 years, a 45 km long section from the coast in Branimir Zadar to the National Park Paklenica last for 3 hours. With representatives of Paklenica and TZO Starigrad as co-organizers cycling participants were greeted at the finish and refreshments organized by the hotel Vicko.
Paklenica is a national park, 19 October 1949, shortly after the lakes, making it the second oldest national park in Croatia. Maintenance of appropriate cycling are promoted values Paklenica, movement, healthy living and the need to preserve the environment.
In this year’s campaign Tourist board of Zadar and the Zadar County list that is implemented in accordance with the action of the Zadar County Blue Flower Croatian National Tourist Board award for most original and interesting tourist offer was given to Miriam.
Awards presentation ceremony was held in Zadar at Kolovare in the presence of representatives of Zadar list and Zadar County Tourist Board as the organizer, prefect of Zadar Tourist Board and President Stipe Zrilić and many travel agents.
This action is the last 10 years to encourage planning of cities and municipalities and to increase tourism competitiveness. Rewards of the arrangement as a whole and individual elements of the tourist. TZO Starigrad has so far won three awards in this action, for the best tourist information center 2009th and of 2010 and for Mirila as the most original tourist offer of this year.
From the 15th to 18 September Starigradu Paklenici held the fifth European meeting speleospašavatelja, which this year organized by the Commission for speleospašavanje Croatian Mountain Rescue Service.
From the 15th to 18 September Starigradu Paklenici held the fifth European meeting speleospašavatelja, which this year organized by the Commission for speleospašavanje Croatian Mountain Rescue Service.
Theme of the meeting, “Testing techniques and systems in speleospašavanju”, brought together hundreds of European experts in speleospašavanju, speleoronilaca and physicians from 12 European countries. During four days, held a series of lectures, presentations, and testing equipment and techniques used in speleospašavanju, with the aim of exchanging experiences, knowledge and techniques and the application of modern technical achievements in speleospašavanju.
The decision was made on establishing the European speleospašavateljskog Association, held its first international meeting on the specifics speleoronilačkog rescue and arranged the first international exercise Cave in France next year. A set of experienced physicians who participate in rescue operations in caves for the first time, his conclusions about specific medical conditions in speleospašavanja and the need for tight international cooperation to exchange experiences and potential joint actions in case of major accidents. The group voted on the desire and need for the continuation of this form of exchange of experiences and the next meeting scheduled for the fall of the 2012th also in France.
On a small Vaganac held a series of test procedures spašavateljskih using dynamometer. Participants from Italy and France held a number of presentations on testing equipment and have presented new Italian speleonosila, and the hosts were presented to rescue from the cave, Kita Gačešina.
The conference was officially opened on Thursday night at Alan, and welcome to the participants than a hundred head of HGSS Vincent Prizmić wished the commander of the Civil Defense Stephen Huzjak, deputy prefect of Zadar County Dani Bunja, Mayor Starigrad Krste Ramic and head of the Commission for speleospašavanje HGSS Darko Baksic. European set speleospašavatelja was held under the auspices of Zadar county and municipality Starigrad, a sponsor of the conference hotel is Alan.
At the just-passed holiday fair NATURE TOURS specializes in active holidays for the third year in a row, she performed and the CA Starigrad.
The fair is held in Düsseldorf, the German federal state of Nordrhein-Westfalen located along the western border of Germany with the Netherlands. It is one of Germany’s most developed province in which he lived nearly 18 million inhabitants. I was part of Düsseldorf urbanized Ruhr area, a series of connected cities located along the river Rhine (Cologne, Bonn, Leverkusen, Wuppertal, Essen, Bochum, Gelsenkirchen and Dortmund), an important industrial center emerged on mineral sites. NATURE TOUR Travel Fair was created 9 years ago due to increasing demand for active vacations, primarily walking. It takes place in parallel with CARAVAN SALON Fair intended camping tourism, which this year marked the 50th anniversary of maintenance and who during the 8 day they marched over 160,000 visitors. NATURE TOUR gather around 280 exhibitors present over 5,000 destinations suitable for hiking. Paklenica Riviera is presented as a sea and mountain destinations in which a perfect complement to swimming and hiking and a host of other possibilities for active holidays, such as climbing, rafting, canoeing, cycling. It is emphasized placedness destinations along the coast and in the foothills of the mountain Velebit and Paklenica National Park is over 150 kilometers of groomed hiking trails and close to several national parks and nature parks, each a completely different landscape - the Krka waterfalls, Kornati islands, lakes, lake Vrana and Telascica and protected canyon of the river canyon. All this together makes a variety of offers equally suitable for families with children as well as for adventurers and for those who love nature and want to be active, which is extremely well received by visitors to the booth. The next year the fair will be held from August 31 to 02.rujna.