Call for applications – ECTN Award 2017

The ECTN Award is based on a contest around annual themes for the benefit of destinations, communities, businesses, citizens and visitors. The Award contest is open to tourism destinations across Europe, for showcasing achievements of results and outputs regarding cultural tourism. The 2017 theme is devoted to the UN ‘International Year of Sustainable Tourism for […]

In a series of articles on behind the scenes on the web portal European Capital of Culture Rijeka 2020, the team of the Center for Industrial Heritage : Ema Aničić , Kristina Pandža and Ivana Golob Mihić was interviewed by the ECOC team.

We talked about current projects, our thoughts on industrial heritage and culture in Rijeka and the meaning of the title of European Capital of Culture for Rijeka.

The article can be read HERE .



Hostel Dharma in Rijeka was elected in 2015 to the finals among 10 candidates for the award Sustainable Tourism Award by an international network European Cultural Tourism Network. Because of this, the renovation project of the hostel got the opportunity to become a part of the network Industriana and get the QR tag, which leads to a description of industrial heritage and its re-use.


INDUSTRIANA is an independent community of European industrial and technical heritage sites and museums and their visitors, aiming to map them on a European platform, to promote them, linking them and establishing contacts between one another.
It is an initiative launched with the support and under the patronage of E-FAITH, the European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage – as one of the permanent results of the 2015 European Industrial and Technical Heritage Year.

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