TUNA, SUSHI & WINE FESTIVAL 2019

Zadar Tourist Board, in collaboration with the City of Zadar, Embassy of Japan in Croatia, Croatian Ministry of Tourism, Croatian National Tourist Board, Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Zadar County, Zadar County Tourist Board and Marikultura Cluster – Tuna Farmers' Group, is pleased to announce the programme of 2019 Tuna, Sushi & Wine Festival which will be held from 5th to 14th April 2019.

This year’s festival, fifth so far, presents a combination and exchange of experiences of cultural, historical, gastronomic and natural Croatian and Japanese resources.

The festival is divided into two parts, the professional part of the programme and the public one:

The professional section includes education and professional training of chefs as part of Zadar Cooking Class.

The festival programme open to the public includes origami workshops in collaboration with the Croatian Origami Society at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar, presentation of traditional Japanese martial and defensive arts and skills performed by Zadar sports clubs, Gastro market at Petar Zoranić Square and Gastro Evening Event at the Arsenal on 13th April. The official public opening of the Festival is scheduled for 5th April with a photo exhibition “Dark” in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace, and another called “Underwater” at Petar Zoranić Square. The programme is supported by Zadar restaurants, which will offer tuna and other fish specialties for the duration of the Festival.

Saturday morning, 6th April, is reserved for the opening of the gastro market at Petar Zoranić Square, which will be held every day until 12th April. Olive oil makers, wine makers, cheese makers, Pag Saltworks, island products and autochthonous Zadar produce will be presented, with live cooking programme by Zadar restaurants and entertainment. The visitors can purchase tokens worth 15 kn for tuna and fish specialties and tokens worth 10 kn for a glass of wine or juice. All proceeds from the sale of tokens will go to help the Department of Paediatrics at Zadar General Hospital.

Programme

  • FRIDAY, 5th April 2019

    11 a.m. ATRIUM OF THE CEDULIN PALACE
    Photography Exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega and the official opening of 2019 Tuna, Sushi & Wine Festival

    The photography exhibition will be on display 5th to 14th April 2019
    Opening of the programme: Performance by the soprano Ms Nela Šarić - performance of Japanese and Croatian songs
    Admission free!

    11 a.m. Petar Zoranić Square – Opening of the photography exhibition "Underwater" by Mr Ivica Šoša
    Exhibition period from 5th until 14th April 2019

    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • SATURDAY, 6th April 2019

    10 a.m. Official opening of the GASTRO MARKET, which will be held every day from 6th until 12th April from 10.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. at Petar Zoranić Square, with daily cooking shows

    Live cooking show by Groppo Restaurant and Turisthotel d.d.
    Performance by Ante Jeličić Trio and DJ Elvis


    Olive oil makers, Pag Cheese Factory, Pag Saltworks, Maraska and family farms Matulić, Šinjorina smokva, Adriatic Shell – Coral Wine and Matak truffles will be presented at the gastro market.

    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • SUNDAY, 7th April 2019

    GASTRO MARKET from 6th to 12th April 2019
    Live cooking show by Kornat Restaurant and Kraljevski vinogradi (Royal Vineyards)
    Performance by DJ Špela


    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • MONDAY, 8th April 2019

    GASTRO MARKET from 6th to 12th April 2019
    Live cooking show by Foša Restaurant and 2 Ribara Restaurant
    Performance by DJ Mate Kokić


    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • TUESDAY, 9th April 2019

    GASTRO MARKET from 6th to 12th April 2019
    Live cooking show by 4 Kantuna Restaurant and Ilirija d.d.
    Performance by DJ Davor Valčić

    11.30 a.m. Presentation of Japanese Martial and Defense Skills performed by Zadar Karate Club “Zvonimir”


    10 a.m., 11 a.m. and at 12 p.m. ORIGAMI WORKSHOPS in collaboration with the Croatian Origami Society at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar
    Workshop held by Ms Sanja Srbljinović Čuček

    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • WEDNESDAY, 10th April 2019

    GASTRO MARKET from 6th to 12th April 2019
    Live cooking show by Turistihotel d.d. and Ilirija d.d.
    Performance by DJ Meshi

    11.30 a.m. Presentation of Japanese Martial and Defense Skills performed by Zadar Yumi Kyudo Club


    10 a.m., 11 a.m. and at 12 p.m. ORIGAMI WORKSHOPS in collaboration with the Croatian Origami Society at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar
    Workshop held by Ms Sanja Srbljinović Čuček

    5 – 8 p.m. GASTRO EDUCATION - Zadar Cooking Class with an obligatory registration – Tuna workshop (10 Madijevaca Street)
    * Workshop held by Fabian Šaravanja

    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • THURSDAY, 11th April 2019

    GASTRO MARKET from 6th to 12th April 2019
    Live cooking show by Bruschetta Restaurant and Stipe Restaurant
    Performance by DJ Mate Kokić

    11.30 a.m. Presentation of Japanese Martial and Defense Skills performed by Zadar Ouka Kendo Club


    10 a.m., 11 a.m. and at 12 p.m. ORIGAMI WORKSHOPS in collaboration with the Croatian Origami Society at the Archaeological Museum of Zadar
    Workshop held by Ms Sanja Srbljinović Čuček

    5 – 8 p.m. GASTRO EDUCATION - Zadar Cooking Class with an obligatory registration – Chirashi / Poke / Ceviche workshop (10 Madijevaca Street)
    * Workshop held by Fabian Šaravanja

    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • FRIDAY, 12th April 2019

    GASTRO MARKET from 6th to 12th April 2019
    Live cooking show by Skoblar Konoba and Harbor Cookhouse & Club
    Performance by DJ Davor Valčić

    11.30 a.m. Presentation of Japanese Martial and Defense Skills performed by Zadar Aikido Club


    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • SATURDAY, 13th April 2019

    8 p.m. GASTRO EVENING EVENT at the Arsenal:
    - Tickets for the ground floor - 120 kn – buffet dinner at cocktail tables with tuna and other quality Adriatic fish specialties
    - Tickets for the upper floor – seating tickets - 200 kn – dinner served in courses and a glass of wine

    Tickets for the Gastro Evening can be purchased online through Eventim system, directly at Eventim outlets, or at the Arsenal on the day of the event.

    * Welcome drink by Maraska
    * Promotional prices of wines by Zadar vineries: (MasVin: Agricultural Cooperative “Maslina i vino” Polača – Shiraz, Cuvée, Biograd Vinery – Rose, Kraljevski Vinogradi (Royal Vineyards) – Rose scuro, Vina Vrsaljko - Nadinska rana, Poljak Vinery – Sirah, Maraština, Badel 1862 – Cuvée, Škaulj Vinery – Cuvée, Karaba Vinery – Templar, „Figurica“ Vinery – Maraština, Degarra Vinery – Maraština, Fiolić Wines – Maraština)
    * Host Mr Oliver Mlakar
    * Performance by Ms Natali Dizdar, singer
    * Performance by Zorica Kondža, singer


    Restaurants which will take part in the Gastro Evening on 13th April in the Arsenal are: Pet bunara, Kornat, Kaštel, Skoblar Konoba, Foša, Sabunjar, Malo misto, Pašta & svašta, Zadar Airport, Mediteran Hotel, Harbor Cookhouse & Club, Falkensteiner Club Funimation Borik, Ilirija Biograd, 2 Ribara, Pinija Hotel, Groppo, Nostalgie, Maškovića han, Gladne oči, 4 Kantuna, Stipe, Kraljevski vinogradi, Fešta – island Žut, Turisthotel d.d., Angelus Catering, Kolovare Hotel, Bota Šare, Sushi by A's Fresh Daily, Bon Appetit, Roko and Zadar School of Hospitality, Tourism and Catering

    Also taking part: Pag Saltworks, Pag Cheese Factory, Maraska, olive oil makers, family farms: Šinjorina Smokva, Matak Truffles, Family Farm Matulić

    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

  • SUNDAY, 14th April 2019

    * Photography exhibition "Dark" by the photographer Mr Danijel Kolega in the atrium of the Cedulin Palace
    * Photography exhibition "Underwater" by the photographer Mr Ivica Šoša at Petar Zoranić Square
    * Promotional offer of tuna and other fish specialties at Zadar restaurants at reasonable prices

The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the event programme.

13th APRIL 2019 - GASTRO EVENING EVENT IN THE ARSENAL AT 8 p.m.


* Welcome drinks provided by Maraska Liqueur Company from Zadar

* Promotional prices of wines by Zadar vineries: (MasVin: Agricultural Cooperative “Maslina i vino” Polača – Shiraz, Cuvée, Biograd Vinery – Rose, Kraljevski Vinogradi (Royal Vineyards) – Rose scuro, Vina Vrsaljko - Nadinska rana, Poljak Vinery – Sirah, Maraština, Badel 1862 – Cuvée, Škaulj Vinery – Cuvée, Karaba Vinery – Templar, „Figurica“ Vinery – Maraština, Degarra Vinery – Maraština, Fiolić Wines – Maraština)

* Host Mr Oliver Mlakar
* Performance by Ms Natali Dizdar, singer
* Performance by Zorica Kondža, singer

Restaurants which will take part in the Gastro Evening on 13th April in the Arsenal are: Pet bunara, Kornat, Kaštel, Skoblar Konoba, Foša, Sabunjar, Malo misto, Pašta & svašta, Zadar Airport, Mediteran Hotel, Harbor Cookhouse & Club, Falkensteiner Club Funimation Borik, Ilirija Biograd, 2 Ribara, Pinija Hotel, Groppo, Nostalgie, Maškovića han, Gladne oči, 4 Kantuna, Stipe, Kraljevski vinogradi, Fešta – island Žut, Turisthotel d.d., Angelus Catering, Kolovare Hotel, Bota Šare, Sushi by A's Fresh Daily, Bon Appetit, Roko and Zadar School of Hospitality, Tourism and Catering

Also taking part: Pag Saltworks, Pag Cheese Factory, Maraska, olive oil makers, family farms: Šinjorina Smokva, Matak Truffles, Family Farm Matulić

Tickets for the gala event can be purchased online through Eventim system or directly at Eventim outlets, at Zadar Visitor Centre in Cedulin Palace at Jurja Barakovića 5 Street or at the Arsenal on the day of the event.

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