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Vukovar has his Nobel Prize winner - Lavoslava Ruzicka.
Vukovar-Vucedol-Ilok destination wins national EDEN award ZAGREB, July 19, 2017 (Hina) - The Vukovar-Vucedol-Ilok destination is the national winner of the EDEN - European Destination of Excellence for 2016/2017 on the theme of cultural tourism and will now compete for the European EDEN award, the Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ) said on Wednesday.
An HTZ selection committee met in Cakovec on Wednesday to select the winner from a shortlist of finalists - Vukovar-Vučedol-Ilok, the city of Djakovo-Gorjani municipality, Rural Konavle, Smiljan-Gospic and Zagorje-A Fairytale on the Palm of Your Hand.
The Vukovar-Vucedol-Ilok destination fulfilled all the requirements set by the European Commission for the EDEN project which was launched in 2006 with the aim of creating a European network of the best sustainable tourism destinations and to promote non-traditional and less developed tourism destinations.
"The national EDEN destination will be awarded the title of European Destination of Excellence and will be promoted on the websites of the HTZ and the European Commission. It will participate in the official award ceremony in March next year as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage," HTZ said.
The other destinations will be included in the European destinations network that promotes sustainable tourism.
To date, national EDEN winners include Sveti Martin na Muri, Djurdjevac, the North Velebit National Park, Nin, Pustara Visnjica near Slatina, Istarska Stancija 1904 in Svetvincenat and Gornje Medjimurje.
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If a music documentary links a picture and a sound into an ideal form, then DORF provides links between film lovers and music lovers in the best possible way. Amidst the inspirational surroundings of Vinkovci, one can enjoy the unconventional Festival of documentary rock film from Croatia and other countries. The genres of diverse, innovative film stories about music idols are sure to impress not only the fans of documentaries, but also the lay persons in the field of film art, who will again be able to enjoy numerous workshops, exhibitions, promotions of books and of course concerts.
All the hard work and dedication that the people of Županja invest into preserving their priceless cultural heritage become evident during this festivity stemming from the wealth of the Slavonian tradition