Solin to Host Acclaimed Tourism and Multimedia Festivals
Solin (Croatia) – February 1, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The historic and charming city of Solin on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, build on the location of ancient city of Salona will host of the 26th INTERSTAS, the 22nd ITF’CRO-International Tourism Film Festival and the 17th CEA-CRO 2019, all three international events, already traditional, internationally affirmed multimedia project with a world-renowned reputation, are unique manifestations of this kind in Croatia. Conceived to actively contribute to the stimulation of international integration processes of modern tourism, over the past years has gained the reputation of a very dynamic and important meeting. It is held in a very convenient time, the beginning of active preparation for the next tourist business year.
All three events are members and partners of world associations; travel, tourist film, tourist journalism, landscape, ecology and sustainable development; FIJET, FEST, ITCO, CiB. With the support of these world associations and the host of Hotel President Solin, all three events are held under the patronage of the Split-Dalmatia County, Town of Solin, and with the high patronage of the Croatian Parliament and the President of the Republic of Croatia, Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.
The event begins on Wednesday, November 13th at 6pm with a commemorative program, at 7pm the ceremony of raising the flag, then a retrospective of the films awarded at the recent Tourfilm Festival – ITF’CRO. On Thursday, November 14th from 10am; continuation of the work of all three events, protocol and work presentation of the Exhibitors / Laureates – winners of International tourist awards and prizes; KEA-CRO, THE FEST AND THE GOLD INTERSTAS ‘2019. The closing ceremony of the entire event is on Friday, November 15th from 7pm, with the award; Certificates for Croatian competitors for INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER – CiB, special awards “Dr.Luka Čikeš”, International tourist awards: FEST ‘2019. and GOLD INTERSTAS ‘2019 and the film festival awards, certificate and Grand Prix for 22nd ITF’CRO 2019. Per Programmes.
26th INTERSTAS 2019 is the venue for meeting and presenting the Laureates – prominent individuals and organizations from Croatia and world winners of prestigious international tourist individual and collective prizes. Awards are awarded to them; “For their excellence in and for tourism, contributing to the development of tourism through culture, ecology, sport … and contributing to improving the quality of life, sustainable development and environmental protection”. In the last year 2018, with the explanation of the Committee of Tourism Journalists and Writers, from the 29 countries of the world, there were 141 entries. Reasons for 78 individual and collective candidates were accepted, and 57 were nominated. By decision of the Central Committee of F.E.S.T. and Event Directory, the 35 graduates were selected : 1 Certificate, 21 individual prizes and 13 collective prizes. Here you can apply: 26th INTERSTAS APPLICATION
22nd ITF’CRO 2019 /The International Tourfilm Festival, as an ITCO member, has become a respectable festival in this domain of international action. Every year attracts an increasing number of production companies from around the world that their authors reported tourism, travel, documentary, cultural, environmental films. In the last year 2018, a respectable number of 307 films from as many as 83 countries of the whole world came from all continents. Of the total of films, Selector Festival in the official nomination for one of the International festival awards, national award “Baldo Cupic” and the Grand Prix 21st ITF’CRO ‘in 2018, has included 107 films from 62 countries, 95 films from the world and 12 films from Croatia.The International Jury awarded: 12 Special Awards, 8th Film /Producer Certification and the National Award “Baldo Čupić” and Grand Prix for 2018. Here you can apply: 22ND ITF’CRO APPLICATION
17th KEA-CRO 2019 / presents Croatian cities / towns / centers competing for international prize CROATIA WITH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER AWARD – INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER. Under the slogan “PEOPLE, PLANTS AND PRIDE … MULTIPLE GROWTH”, and a special prize “Dr.Lucija Čikeš”. By competing to beautify of their environment, urban or rural, solutions are sought for the best ecological challenges and the improvement of the quality of life. And not only in landscape, horticulture, gardening, but also in the culture of living, tourism, ecology and many others. Development and dissemination of education and awareness of more people about the value, improvement, importance and sustainable development of green areas and the natural environment in each society are the underlying goals of this project. In the context of climate change and environmental concerns, all communities involved in the project can be proud of their efforts to bring about concrete solutions to the environment and contribute to the improvement of the overall society. In the year 2018, the 13 applications were received from Croatia for the Certificate of KEA-CiB and the special “Dr Lucija Čikeš” prize. There were 9 entries from the world for the special prize “Dr. Lucija Čikeš”. For the Certificate of KEA-CiB 2019, from Croatia was nominated 5 cities and from abroad for “dr. Lucija Čikeš “were nominated 3 centers. You can see the winners on the link: Here you can apply:17th KEA-CRO
All three international events, already traditional, internationally affirmed multimedia project with a world-renowned reputation, are unique manifestations of this kind in Croatia. Conceived to actively contribute to the stimulation of international integration processes of modern tourism, over the past years has gained the reputation of a very dynamic and important meeting. It is held in a very convenient time, the beginning of active preparation for the next tourist business year. In the realization of these events, connecting the world’s tourist, film-festivals, cultural and landscape associations, combining culture, tourism, tourism, ecology, strengthen the positions of these three events. This is also actively contributing to the development of environmental awareness, sustainable development, ecology and quality of life. Every year, an increasing number of accredited participants are also very excited, among them, with prominent individuals and organizations – Laureates, authors and producers of tourist films are domestic and foreign tourist journalists.
Through 3 business days (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday), along with exhibitions, the presentation of the Laureates – winners of international tourist awards, projection of tourist films, presentation of this exhibition are organized; an international symposium, a “round table”, film, tourist, educational ecological workshops, special promotions, professional excursions and exploring historical, cultural and other sights in the surroundings. It is an opportunity for meetings and the realization of numerous contacts, business conversations, exchange of international experiences and knowledge with people who make important decisions from the domain of international tourism, environmental protection, sustainable development, production and production of tourist film … With journalists covering these events, and of world media promoters – Travelindex, immeasurable contribution to events promoting tourism Solin / Split, Split-Dalmatia County, and tourism branding of Croatia in the world. This project significantly contributes to the overall development of cultural tourism in the world.
We are also proud of the fact that we have recognized the world and European landscape, film festival and tourist journalists’ associations; FEST, FIJET, ITCO, CiB. The assessment is that this event, by encouraging the international integration of contemporary tourism through the connectivity of the participating entities, contributes jointly to the development of tourism, tourism film, environmental preservation, better quality of life, and overall international tourism exchange, thereby meeting the high demand tourism in all its segments. It significantly contributes to the recognizability of the tourist product of all the local, regional, national participants participating in it, and thus a better understanding between nations and countries, which is also the fundamental objective of this event.
With a welcome to all the participants of the event in Solin / Croatia in 2019, in advance, our sincere congratulations to Laureates, and with that, the entry into the International Club for the Development of Tourism.
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