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 Service Architecture 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.
Astronomical centre Rijeka will hold events and special evening programs during October 4-10 and join&promote the World Space Week
For wide public there will be presented the new extraordinary planetarium live show "Curiosity Discovers" (4-6 October at 7,30 pm), dadicated to the the World Space Week 2012 Theme – Exploring Mars, Discovering Earth. During the planetarium show to the large public will be presented: the video of Curiosity landing on Mars, the aims of rover mission and a brief rundown of Curiosity's top achievements.
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 Astronomical Centre Rijeka
is organising this year’s Dark Sky Week, an event taking place from 17th
April 2012. A presentation called Rhythm of Life – Modern Technologies for Development and Environmental Protection will be held in the Great Hall. Visitors will also have the possibility of seeing Best Astrophotography, an exhibition held in the premises of the Centre, under the auspices of the British Council in Croatia. We would like to remind you that April 2012 has been declared Global Astronomy Month.
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.