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Tuna, Sushi & Wine Festival 2018 Set to Open in Zadar

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The popular Tuna, Sushi & Wine Festival will be held this year from 2-11 February 2018 in Zadar.

This year’s festival, the fourth so far, presents a combination and exchange of experiences of cultural, historical, gastronomic and natural Croatian and Japanese resources.

4th festival set to start

The festival, organised by the Zadar Tourist Board, in collaboration with the City of Zadar, Embassy of Japan in Croatia, Croatian Ministry of Tourism, Croatian National Tourist Board, Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Zadar County Tourist Board and NPO JCEA Japanese-Croatian Exchange Association, is divided into two parts – professional and public.

The festival programme open to the public includes a gala opening event event in the Arsenal, origami workshops in collaboration with the Croatian Origami Society at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar, presentation of traditional Japanese martial and defensive arts and skills performed by Zadar sports clubs, lectures and a photo exhibition at the Rector’s Palace, eno-gastro market in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace.

Gala night at Arsenal

The programme is supported by Zadar restaurants, which will offer tuna and other fish specialties for the duration of the Festival.

The professional section includes education and professional in culinary arts by the Croatian chef David Skoko and accompanied by the students of Zadar School of Hospitality, Tourism and Catering. A tour of Zadar and Zadar County is planned for Japanese and Croatian guests and journalists.

PROGRAMME

FRIDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY 2018

Opening of the photo exhibition called “Fantastic Tuna” – the official opening of Tuna, Sushi & Wine Festival 2018 at the Rector’s Palace at 11 a.m.
Photographer: MARIO KUČERA
Exhibition dates: 2nd to 11th February 2018

A GALA EVENING EVENT IN THE ARSENAL AT 8 P.M.
Music and stage program with Luka Bulic and Jeremiah’s band, live cooking show with top Croatian chef HRVOJE ZIROJEVIĆ and JOSIP VRSALJKO, buffet dinner with tuna specialties and other quality Adriatic fish and finally the performance of ikebana in ice by Japanese master KAZUYUKI NIHASHI.

Tickets can be purchased at the EVENTIM ONLINE SYSTEM and at the Tourist Information Center at Cedulin Palace in Zadar.

Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

SATURDAY, 3RD FEBRUARY 2018

– Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace
– Grand opening of ENO-GASTRO MARKET at 11 a.m. in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace. Live concert of the Japanese jazz singer MINAMI KAYOKO accompanied by the Croatian duo Black Coffee.
– The eno-gastro market will be open from 3rd to 10th February 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m. with a daily music programme

PEOPLE’S SQUARE at 11 a.m.
Presentation of traditional Japanese martial and defensive arts and skills performed by Zadar sports clubs
– Presentation of the samurai bow and arrow skills in collaboration with the
KYUDO CLUB YUMI
– Presentation of Aikido defence martial art in collaboration with the
AIKIDO CLUB „ZADAR“
– Presentation of Kendo defence martial art in collaboration with the
KENDO CLUB „OUKA“
Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

SUNDAY, 4TH FEBRUARY 2018

– Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace
– Eno-gastro market from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with live cooking shows and music in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
– Live concert of the Japanese jazz singer MINAMI KAYOKO accompanied by the Croatian duo Black Coffee in Rector’s Palace at 20 h. Free entrance!
Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

MONDAY, 5TH FEBRUARY 2018

– Eno-gastro market from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with live cooking shows and music in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
The professional section of the Festival:
* One-day training at the Falkensteiner Club Funimation Borik Hotel on 5th February 2018 on how to use Adriatic other fish in local gastronomy. The lecturer is one of the great contemporary culinary connoisseurs, best known for his love of fish, MR DAVID SKOKO.
* Participants need to fill in an Application Form on the official Zadar Tourist Board website and pay a participation fee (the maximum number of participants is 15 per day)
* Training will take place from 4 to 8 p.m.
Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices
Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace

TUESDAY, 6TH FEBRUARY 2018

– Eno-gastro market from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with live cooking shows and music in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
– Public lecture by dr.sc.Kristina Mišlov-Jelavić PhD at the Rector’s Palace on the subject of Croatian Tuna. Free entrance!
* One-day training at the Falkensteiner Club Funimation Borik Hotel on 6th February 2018 on how to use Adriatic other fish in local gastronomy. The lecturer is one of the great contemporary culinary connoisseurs, best known for his love of fish, MR DAVID SKOKO.
* Participants need to fill in an Application Form on the official Zadar Tourist Board website and pay a participation fee (the maximum number of participants is 15 per day)
* Training will take place from 4 to 8 p.m.
Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices
Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace

WEDNESDAY, 7TH FEBRUARY 2018

– Eno-gastro market from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with live cooking shows and music in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
– Training on how to make specialties of Adriatic other fish for students at Zadar School of Hospitality, Tourism and Catering conducted by DAVID SKOKO, and an educational interactive workshop on culinary basics and tuna farming held by Kristina Mišlov-Jelavić, PhD.
Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices
Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace

THURSDAY, 8TH FEBRUARY 2018

– Eno-gastro market from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with live cooking shows and music in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
Origami workshops at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar in cooperation with the Croatian Origami Society every day at 10, 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Origami workshops will be held by:
MS SANJA SRBLJINOVIĆ ČUČEK
Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices
Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace

FRIDAY, 9TH FEBRUARY 2018

– Eno-gastro market from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with live cooking shows and music in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
Origami workshops at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar in cooperation with the Croatian Origami Society every day at 10, 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Origami workshops will be held by:
MS SANJA SRBLJINOVIĆ ČUČEK

Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices
Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace

SATURDAY, 10TH FEBRUARY 2018

– Eno-gastro market from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with live cooking shows and music in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
Origami workshops at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar in cooperation with the Croatian Origami Society every day at 10, 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Origami workshops will be held by:
MS SANJA SRBLJINOVIĆ ČUČEK
Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices
Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace

SUNDAY, 11TH FEBRUARY 2018

Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices
Photo exhibition “Fantastic Tuna” at the Rector’s Palace

More details on the official website here.

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