International Carnival of Rijeka

January 22, 2010 by  
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Rijeka’s carnival, a month-long party that has been around for the past 100 years, has started. The Carnival features street parties, concerts and contests for the best “ugly mask” leading up to the parade, when floats cram the streets of Rijeka. Traditionally, during the Carnival, the mayor of Rijeka will hand over the keys of the city to the carnival representatives. Read more

Rijeka International carnival 2010

January 18, 2010 by  
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At the end of January, until mid February, the centre of Kvarner will host one of the biggest international carnivals. This year, “the Rijeka carnival madness” will commence on January 22nd when the queen of the carnival will be chosen, and the Mayor will hand the keys of the city to the master of the carnival, who will “rule over the city” for a month. Read more