The once magnificent yacht Geleb (Seagull) of the famous Yugoslavian President Josip Broz Tito, may soon be a showpiece again.
European Capital of Culture
The Czech Tourism Authority has announced one of the world’s largest carousels, coming to Bohemian Plzeň, the upcoming Capital of Culture for 2015. Next year’s rich tapestry of cultural events kicks off early with this great beer city’s offering of one of France’s biggest carousels, Le Manège Carré Sénart, and a giant puppet extravaganza.
A story at The Independent Balkan News Agency this week tells of the Slovenia Tourism Board altering their tourism marketing strategy to one more personalized, and hopefully more effective. According to Hari Stefanatos, the Slovenian government has opted for storytelling in the first person for their 2014-2015 campaigning.
The Slovakian city of Kosice has kicked off the beginning of its year as “European Capital of Culture 2013” with a host of activities taking place to mark the occasion this weekend.
From Ljublhana, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa met with Albanian counterpart Sali Berisha Monday over economic development and bilateral cooperation between the two nations. The two agreed to bolster development and mutual efforts to settle regional issues, according to the news. However, the economic situation may prove a more formidable stumbling bloc than either is letting on.