Outlook Festival is the largest festival of bass music and sound system culture in Europe. It starts with the spectacular opening concert in Pula's Arena, and during the following days visitors from all over the world can enjoy the music at the stunning setting of Fort Punta Christo in Štinjan. Outlook Festival with its many stages attracts an impressive number of over 300 performers, including dub, reggae, hip-hop, drum ‘n’ bass, garage, house and similar vibrant music. It brings together the biggest names from the most vibrant dance scene around, both DJs and producers. During the Festival about forty boats set sail for the boat parties with a terrific lineup and sound system. It is not surprising that boat parties have already acquired cult status - the boat rides in the enchanting Bay of Pula and Brijuni National Park archipelago are truly a unique experience not to be missed.
Dimensions Festival, held at Fort Punta Christo in Štinjan, regularly hosts the biggest names in electronic music. This spectacular festival is the perfect place to enjoy music programs with a few hundred performers on several chill out stages on the beach and at numerous parties on boats. Dimensions Festival attracts world-famous performers of house, techno, jazz, funk, soul, drum and bass, psych and pop music.… The Festival starts with a spectacular opening concert in the Arena.
Croatia Bike Week is an international bikers' meeting that brings together motorcycle enthusiasts, bike manufacturers and all those who want to have a great time. There are plenty of wild parties all week long, something every motorcycle aficionado is proud of, from concerts to many other programs like the famous Oldtimer show, Sexy show, Custom Show… Those arriving in Pula by motorcycles have free entrance to all programs and can camp free of charge at Monumenti. Every year bikers organize a magnificent biker parade through the town, with a growing number of participants, a truly spectacular and impressive sight.
Seasplash Festival is one of the most long-lived Croatian festivals, traditionally held at Fort Punta Christo in Štinjan, near Pula. "Seasplash" brings the best performers from the region and well-known guest performers from all over the world, representing the entire drum and bass music and culture. The music on stages includes dub, reggae, ska, dubstep, hip-hop, world music, as well as different electronic music.
Four days of music on a number of stages, daily program on the beach, camping, cultural and sports program and workshops are only part of the rich festival program in Štinjan and its surroundings.
The greedy chocolate lovers, constantly looking for innovations in the sweet world of aromas and flavors that offers this delicacy, are invited to the sweet weekend dedicated to Choco & Wine fest.
An event during which visitors will have the opportunity to discover new ways to combine the chocolate and wine.
Choco & Wine Festival opens its doors on Saturday 18 February and lasts all weekend, in the tent on the main square in Brtonigla.
During the days you will have the opportunity to attend presentations, choco show, chocolate tastings, wine and chocolate products; do not miss the creation of the chocolate sculpture, all accompanied by musical entertainment.
For sports fans, Saturday will be held the race "Brtonigla Adventure Trek".
In mid-December, Brtonigla and its square are surrounded by a magical setting, the joyous Christmas fair that wraps the entire country in a festive atmosphere.
Next to the decorations, to handmade items and compositions with pine branches, the offer will also include local wines, grappas, honey, cheeses, sweets and other local products already packaged and ready to be given away.
While adults will be intent in purchases, the little ones can have fun in their own devoted, where await them Santa Claus. The event will include performances by choirs singing Christmas carols and other theme songs. Next to the musical program, they are also must-see local specialties and wines of the popular wineries in Brtonigla. Welcome!
As is tradition, the world’s best male and female slalom skiers will start off the year 2017 atop Zagreb’s Sljeme, which will for the eleventh consecutive time host the women’s race and for the eighth consecutive the men’s. These two Audi FIS Ski World Cup “Snow Queen Trophy”races will take place on 3 and 5 January 2017.
As in previous years, the Sljeme races will gather 150 of the world’s male and female skiers and over 400 crew members from around 25 countries and four different continents. Both events are scheduled so to ensure that as many ski enthusiasts and fans as possible come to Sljeme. The races are again expected to be attended by thousands of fans who will join forces to create the well known atmosphere on both race days.
The top-notch organisation of the “Snow Queen Trophy” races and the fantastic spirit atop Sljeme have placed Zagreb in the company of the world’s most prominent ski resorts, including Val Gardena, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Kitzbühel, Wengen, and Val d’Isère. Moreover, the Sljeme races have also been included in the Club 5+ Ski Classics, a union of the leading traditional World Cup race organisers. Finally, the International Ski Federation has shown their great confidence in the Croatian Ski Association by putting the Sljeme races in the calendar until 2020.
The holiday event "December in Pula" offers plenty of fun for everyone, local residents and visitors alike, altogether 165 events at 38 locations.
The rich program "December in Pula", which lasts 32 days is packed with activities for all ages to kick off the holiday season.
For all those who plan to celebrate the beginning of 2017, there will be a spectacular New Year's Eve celebration in the Forum with the bands Hladno pivo and The Night Express. The Koktelsi band will play at the New Year's celebration on January 1.
This year's "December in Pula" will be held at various locations, such as Giardini, Pula's marketplace, Dante Square, Karolina and Forum; for more information on the event, visit www.prosinacupuli.hr
Christmas and New Year holidays are especially cheerful on Rijeka's Korzo, where various cultural and entertainment programmes are held during November, December and the first half of January, with colourful stalls. Rijeka's caterers also join in with the atmosphere with their Christmas gastronomic offer, and the RI gastro is held at the same time, promoting delicacies with cod and chocolate. Every year, to the delight of the youngest ones, the Santa Claus train runs through the city centre, there is also the celebration of the feast of St. Nicholas and many other programmes in the open and in the closed venues of the city. Some of the many holiday programmes are turning on the Christmas lights, concerts in the ''Ivan pl. Zajc'' Croatian National Theatre, Christmas concert at the Cathedral... and the peak of the evening - New Year's Eve on Korzo with concerts and fireworks.