Highlights of the week: 5 major events in Croatia from June 20

June 27, 2021 – TCN’s hhighlights of the week. A look at the events in Croatia on June 20 through the selection of TCN intern Marina Kaleb.

Highlights of the week: Zagreb Digital Nomadic Week 2021 opens at Canopy by Hilton

Zagreb Digital Nomadic Week 2021 and the Zagreb Digital Nomadic Ambassador Project kicked off this week at Canopy by Hilton, one of 7 locations over 7 days, exploring 7 themes related to digital nomads. The project is a collaboration between Saltwater Nomads, TCN, Doma Zagreb, the Digital Nomad Association Croatia and the Zagreb Tourist Board (funded by the latter), and there has been significant participation from the city and national officials to open the conference. .

Croatia has been one of the most prominent countries in the world over the past year with its efforts to introduce the digital nomad permit, which went into effect on January 1, 2021. The 7 days each focused on individual themes – cybersecurity, online presence, remote careers, tax and finance, future of work, well-being and explore Zagreb. Keynote speakers are a mix of in-person and remote speakers.

Highlights of the week: basketball legend Magic Johnson returns to Dubrovnik!

Magic Johnson’s visit to Dubrovnik means he has kept his promise to return to the city. Johnson visited Croatia in the summer of last year. As he strolled through Dubrovnik’s main street, Stradun, he told a member of the media that he found the place beautiful and would return. Not even a year has passed, and he is again seen smiling with his wife, Cookie, on one of the most beautiful streets in Croatia.


Grgo Jelavic / PIXSELL

It’s unclear if Johnson will continue the trip to other parts of the country like he did last year. The low number of guests on the streets of Dubrovnik seems to attract many wealthy tourists who do their best to avoid the beautiful crowded destinations.

Highlights of the week: EURO 2020: Croatia dominates Scotland for the 2nd place in group D and the place of the round of 16!

Croatia beat Scotland 3-1 in the last Group D game for 2nd place and a place in the round of 16! Both nations played at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Tuesday night.


Goran Stanzl / PIXSELL

In the round of 16 of EURO 2020, the Croatian national team will face Spain, the second-placed team in Group E in Copenhagen on Monday evening. Unfortunately, the Croatian national team will play without Ivan Perišić, who tested positive for Covid-19 just before the game. Ivan Perišić was unable to play ahead of the EURO final on July 11 at Wembley Stadium. We wish him a smooth recovery and a return to football at Wembley that day, with Croatia in the final!

Highlights of the week: EURO 2020: Croatian women’s team wins 3 medals at EGOI: amazing results at the first European Olympic Games for women only

Ema Borevković, Lina Krištić and Lara Semeš (from XV Gymnasium Zagreb) and Martina Licul (Pulau Gymnasium) represented Croatia and the day after the competition which brought together 157 participants saw Ema win a gold medal, while Lara and Martina won silver medals for their results.



The competition took place online due to measures related to Covid-19. The organization of the event for Croatian was organized by the Croatian Informatics Association (CCSA), and the XV Gymnasium Zagreb hosted the event, where the studnets took the tests.

Highlights of the week: Lorde returns to her roots for 2022 St Michael’s Fortress show in Å ibenik

In an extremely exclusive concert with only 1,050 tickets on sale, the New Zealander with Croatian roots will remember some of her mega-hits from the first two albums and present “Solar Power”, which will be released later this summer. Born in New Zealand, her mother has Dalmatian roots and Lorde herself has dual citizenship.


Lorde Instagram

On tour, Lorde performs at venues that she personally chooses and wants to visit, mainly the best concert stages in the world. Thus, the special fortress of Å ibenik found itself on the list along with legendary concert destinations such as the Radio City Music Hall in New York, the Shrine Auditorium in LA, the Roundhouse in London or the Castello di Villafranca in Verona.

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