| About 750 Croats from 25 countries on 5 continents will participate in the Croatian World Games, 21-26 July, 2014 in Croaia's Zagreb. These are the third Croatian World Games. The previous ones took place in 2006 and 2010 in the city of Zadar and more than 800 competitors participated from 40 countries around the world. In addition to participants from outside the fatherland, participants from Croatia and from Bosnia and Herzegovina will also participate in the Games. The organizer of this important project is the Croatian World Congress and Games are held under the auspices of the President of Croatia. The event starts on 21st July, 19:30, in the Zagreb Cathedral. |
Croats from around the world will participate in the Croatian World Games, 21-26 July, 2014 in Croaia's Zagreb. These are the third Croatian World Games. The previous ones took place in 2006 and 2010 in the city of Zadar and more than 800 competitors participated from 40 countries around the world.
The organizer of this important project is the Croatian World Congress, an umbrella association of Croatian emigrants worldwide, which is an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan, member of the United Nations, and which connects organizations and institutions from and Croatia and Croats living abroad, creating better conditions for the interests of Croats outside the fatherland.
The Games are held under the auspices of the President of Croatia. The sponsors are the Croatian Parliament, the State Office for Croatians outside the Republic of Croatia, the City of Zagreb, the Croatian Heritage Foundation, the Tourist Board of Zagreb, individual counties, cities and municipalities, the Croatian Olympic Committee, the Croatian Football Association and many national sports federations.
The games are held in the following summer sports: athletics, bowls, judo, karate, basketball, football, indoor soccer (futsal), volleyball, beach volleyball, swimming, rugby, handball, tennis, table tennis, taekwondo, waterpolo.
In addition to participants from outside the fatherland, participants from Croatia and from Bosnia and Herzegovina will also participate in the Games.
It is not necessary that the participants be members of a sports organization, cultural or other association, but you need to have Croatian ancestry. To participate in the Games you must be over 16, and participation is done as part of a national team.
Contact directly the Games website:
or via your national coordinator or to the emails:
or call the following numbers:
+385 (0) 1 6115 116
+385 (0) 1 7787 744
The event starts on 21st July, 19:30, in the Zagreb Cathedral.
Previous Croatian World Games were held in 2006 and 2010 in the city of Zadar on Croatian coast. At this competition, competitors of Croatian descent from 37 countries worldwide will participate
Announcement of the First Croatian World Games organized in 2006 in the city of Zadar
Hrvatske svjetske igre 2014. - Zagreb, 21.-26. srpnja
Raspored popratnih događanja
21. srpnja ponedjeljak:
Sveta misa za sve sudonike Igara u Zagrebačkoj katedrali s početkom u 19:30 sati
(misu predvodi pomoćni biskup zagrebački, mons. Mijo Gorski)
Svečano otvorenje: Trg Bana Jelačića – pozornica s početkom u 21:00 sati
Svečani program otvorenja
VIP večera za uzvanike – Hotel Dubrovnik s početkom u 22.00 sati
Večer prijateljstva - Ater party za sve sudionike Absolute lonuge bar Matis i Hrvatska matica iseljenika, Trg S. Radića 3
S početkom dolaska sudionika predviđeno vrijeme 22:30 sati
22. srpnja utorak:
Hotel Dubrovnik –14. Susret pjesnika izvandomovinske lirike s početkom u 20:00 sati
Roko Akedemija – party oko 22:00
23. srpnja srijeda:
Hrvatska kuća – posjeta Susreta pjesnika projektu Materina prča uz degustaciju hrvatskih vina i sira - polazak prema Hrvatskoj kući je ispred Hotela Dubrovnik u 18:30 sati
Hotel Dubrovnik – 14. Susret pjesnika izvandomovinske lirike s početkom u 20:00 sati
Roko Akademija – party oko 22:00
24. srpnja četvrtak:
Poklanjamo se gradu heroju – Vukovaru, posjet sudionika Susreta pjesnika Vukovaru
Roko akademija – party oko 22:00 sati
25. srpnja petak:
Svi trčimo – kros svih sudionika Igara na Bundeku s početkom u 17 sati
Roko akademija- party oko 22:00 sati
26. srpnja subota:
Humanitarna nogometna utakmica za poplavljeno područje Gunje na terenu NK Zagreb s početkom u 17 sati (igraju tim javnih osoba sa političke i estradne scene Hravatske protiv tima Hrvatskih svjetskih igara)
Svečano zatvaranje Igara i dodjela medalja pobjednicima uz kratki protokol - 21:00 sati
Green Gold Club, Radnička cesta
Zahvaljujemo Državnom uredu za Hrvate izvan Republike Hrvatske na poslanim podatcima.
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