01.02.2017 - 05.02.2017
Zadar Tourist Board, in collaboration with the NPO JCEA Japanese-Croatian Exchange Association, the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Croatia in Osaka/Japan and Croatian Ministry of Tourism, is pleased to announce the programme of the “Tuna, Sushi & Wine Festival 2017” which will be held from 1st - 5th 2017 February in Zadar.
This year’s festival, third so far, presents a combination and exchange of experiences of cultural, historical and natural resources of Croatia and Japan, together with a gastronomic experience.
The festival is divided into two parts, a professional part of the programme and a public one:
The professional section includes education and professional training of the best Zadar and Croatian restaurant chefs in culinary arts by Japanese sushi masters. This will be attended by students of the Zadar School of Hospitality, Tourism and Catering. A multi-day tour of Zadar and Zadar County is planned for Japanese guests and journalists.
The festival programme opened to the public includes origami workshops in collaboration with the Archaeological Museum of Zadar, a photo exhibition about the tuna fish from the Adriatic, presentation of traditional Japanese martial and defensive arts and skills in the performance by Zadar sports clubs, a gala charity evening event in the Arsenal and a public Festival opening. Also, a great treat is a week of special cheap offers of tuna specialties in Zadar restaurants.
More information: www.sushifest.zadar.travel