Danube Day 2017 in Croatia

Planning is underway for Danube Day 2017. Details will be posted here in the spring. Read on for a summary of activities in 2016.

The Drava in Osijek provided the backdrop for Danube Day 2016. Ministries, institutions, local and regional government, enterprise and interested parties marked the day by promoting sustainable river management. Choirs and folk groups entertained the public with traditional songs and dance. Children discovered what could be found in a single water droplet at a mobile laboratory and learned why rivers are so vital.

A state educational campaign also brought hands-on water science road-shows to schools and public events across the country.

Events complemented a 'Month of Rivers' campaign in Županja, Zagreb, Slavonski Brod and Sisak. Running from Sava Day to Danube Day, the events included summer fairs featuring traditional crafts, cuisine and river-related innovation and sport.

Further information

To see how all the countries celebrated last year, go to Review 2016. You can also revisit 13 years of Croatian Danube Day celebrations via the general Review page.

For the latest news, please contact:

Sanja Genzić Jurišević (sgenzic@voda.hr) of the Ministry of Agriculture on +385 1 6307 489. See also www.mps.hr.

Marija Vizner (marija.vizner@voda.hr) or Lidija Baras (lidija.baras@voda.hr) of Hrvatske vode (Croatian Waters). See also www.voda.hr.