On Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at Swimming Pools Kantrida there was an opening of a charity exhibition of underwater photographs ''Under the surface (Ispod površine)''and ceremonial delivery of collected donations for Centre for autism Rijeka. Mentioned charity event initiated Swimming club Kantrida and Rijeka's photographer Petar Fabijan. The photographs were being taken at Swimming Pools Kantrida and the models were members of swimming club Kantrida. Visitors can see the exhibition until February 15, 2015.
This summer world famous Japanese brand of car tires and equipment, industrial products, construction and electro-materials BRIDGESTONE chose Swimming Pools Kantrida for its autumn/winter campaign, to promote special tires and its wet performance.
Slovenian company Bas Production filmed the video in cooperation with marketing agency JWT Netherlands which films ads for Bridgestone. Video director is Laszlo Kadar, his work includes promotional videos for world famous brands such as BMW, Porsche, Toyota etc. Executive producer was Rok Ban, line producer Andrej Caruso and location manager was Žarko Ivanković.
A premiere of a new film at planetarium Back to the Moon - For Good took place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at Astronomical Centre Rijeka at 7 pm.
Honoured guests were Igor Načinović, head of Bureau of Sports and Technical Education of City of Rijeka, members of Team Stellar Lana Grubišić PR manager, Uroš Todorović Miksaj, communications engineer, Vilko Klein, senior techincal advisor, Marin Tomičić, community manager, Olja Dešić and members of Studio Maraton, Dinko Brautović, head of Academic astronomical Society and Zlatan Hreljac, general manager of Rijeka sport d.o.o..
Diving center Marco Polo organized an International underwater photography competition which took place at the Ploče Beach.
More than 50 competitors from different countries participated, as well as many respected underwater photographers from Italy, Slovenia and Croatia.
Astronomical Centre Rijeka, Rijeka sport Ltd., is participating in Earth Science Week for the first time. Its objectives are to engage students in discovering the Earth sciences, to remind people that Earth science is all around us, to encourage Earth stewardship through understanding and to motivate geoscientists to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about the Earth.
Event will take place from October 14 to 18 at Astronomical Centre Rijeka; for this occasion, visitors can see a film Realm of Light at the digital planetarium at 5 pm.
On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Architecture studentsafrom French city Clermont-Ferrand visited Centre Zamet. On Friday, October 3, 2014, professors at Zagreb and Osijek's Faculty of Architecture took the same tour around the facility.
We would like to present to you our program for the October 2014 (September 30 - October 31) at Astronomical Centre Rijeka:
Rijeka sport Ltd., as company which manages Astronomical Centre Rijeka, won a prize at International Property Awards 2014 in category Public Services Development for Europe for Astronomical Centre Rijeka.
Astronomical Centre Rijeka hosted an international festival of literature LitLink festival second year in a row. Festival's organizer was Hrvatsko društvo pisaca (Croatian writers association) and readings were held at Astronomical Centre Rijeka on September 29, 2014 from 7.30 to 10.30 pm. Festival's participants were writers, editors, publishers and critics from USA, Canada and Croatia.
Except in Rijeka, readings were held in Pula and Zagreb also.
On July 12th 2014 city council of City of Rijeka adopted the decision on the right of construction in the real estate owned by City of Rijeka for 50 years in order to reconstruct the football stadium Kantrida and to construct and refurbish football fields on Rujevica.
The Preliminary agreement was signed on July 12th 2014 by mayor Vojko Obersnel and CEO of Kantrida Stadium Ltd. Dean Šćulac. The signed contract created the conditions for the start of construction of the new stadium Kantrida and football fields at Rujevica.
Starting from July 1st, opening hours at Kantrida Swimming Pools will be changed and the same timetable will be valid until August 31st 2014.
During July and August 2014, Astronomical Centre Rijeka prepared an interesting program for foreign and domestic visitors.
The Kantrida Swimming Pools is a huge facility with five pools and many other services. It is avaliable for citizens as well during the summer. Foreign and domestic tourists can choose between Olympic pool 1 (indoors), Olympic pool 2 (outdoors), 25-metre pool and a children's pool. The schedule you can find here
Project ''Best in Croatia-people's choice'' (Najbolje u Hrvatskoj-izabrali građani) fourth year in a row gives the people of Croatia the opportunity to vote and decide what's the best in each particular region and what to recommend to both foreign and domestic tourists.
We would like to share with you our program for the July 2014 (July 1st – August 2nd 2014) at Astronomical Centre Rijeka:
We would like to share with you our program for the June 2014 (3th – 28th June 2014) for Astronomical Centre Rijeka:
The entrance to the planetarium on that day will be commemorative 10 kunas for movies and interactive presentations (shows). Programe in only digital planetarium in Croatia is divided into morning and evening sessions.The morning program brings movies and interactive presentations for children and adults while the evening program is more suitable for students and adults.
We announce you a program for January 2014. More about it you can see here.
Rijeka's beach Ploče located below the new pool complex Kantrida was awarded in Dubrovnik as the best beach in the project "Tourist Flower - Quality for Croatia 2012". Ploče was named the best in the category of urban/local beaches, in the project organized by the Croatian Chamber of Economy.
The Project "Integrated Marketing Communications and Programme Strategy for the Astronomical Centre Rijeka" has been included in the "Main Plan and Strategy of Tourism Development in the Republic of Croatia", which is currently being developed. The Strategy of the Astronomical Centre Rijeka has become part of the "Main Plan and Strategy of Tourism Development in the Republic of Croatia" as one of the projects awarded at the "CBTour-innovations in business tourism" contest.