Rijeka’s Korzo became Zagorje in miniature for two days

first_imgOrganized by Krapina-Zagorje County, the people of Rijeka and their visitors enjoyed Zagorje delicacies for the fourth year in a row as part of the fair-exhibition event “100% Zagorje in Rijeka”, which was held this year on Friday and Saturday, 25th and 26th. August on the Promenade.The event “100% Zagorje in Rijeka” promotes Zagorje as a tourist destination with a rich offer. Thus, at the stands on Korzo, agricultural products grown in the traditional, conventional, integrated and ecological way were presented, as well as products of traditional crafts of Krapina-Zagorje County, which represents 49 exhibitors, from agricultural producers and craftsmen to representatives of companies, spas, agritourism, hotels, restaurants and cultural institutions.”The hospitality of the people of Rijeka is felt at every step, and I am sure that we have in some way repaid them with our offer and program.” said Prefect Kolar and noted that in parallel with the 100% Zagorje event, a meeting of cultural workers of Krapina-Zagorje County and the City of Rijeka was held in Rijeka, where the European Capital of Culture 2020 project was presented, as well as the cultural offer of Krapina-Zagorje County.. “We have points of contact for cooperation, because Tito’s ship Galeb is located in Rijeka, and Kumrovec in Zagorje. The seagull cannot sail to Kumrovec, but it can go to Brijuni, and then by blue train to Kumrovec. We will try to develop such a project and offer it as a tourism product”said Prefect Kolar.TZ KZŽThe rich offer included pumpkin oil, honey, gingerbread, Zagorje mills and štruklji, vegetables, fruits, brandies and liqueurs, cheeses, juices and fruit wines, cured meat products, as well as gingerbread and traditional toys that are under UNESCO protection. Also, all-day animations were organized, more precisely the presentation of the life of Krapina Neanderthals and a display of old crafts, battles and wars of knights in the late Middle Ages, all with a rich cultural and artistic program.last_img read more