An attractive exhibition of the "Friends of the Sea" project, this year under the name "The island of Krk - a heritage experience", guest in the city of Krk from June 2 to 16. The thirteenth year The attractive exhibition of the "Friends of the Sea" project is touring the squares and waterfronts of Istria and the northern Adriatic. During the summer of 2023, the exhibition is thematically dedicated to our island of Krk and its cultural and historical heritage.
Exhibition Friends of the Sea at thirty large formats presents a series of photographic records that show shots such as the remains of the ancient city of Fulfinum, located not far from Omišalj, a magnificent (early) Romanesque sacral complex that includes the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the church of St. Quirin and St. Margaret in the city of Krk, the nearby Kamplin Square and the medieval Frankopan castle, then the monastery of the Third Order Franciscans and its museum collection in the quiet fishing village of Porat near Malinska, or the Franciscan monastery and the Renaissance Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the picturesque islet of Košljun.
Along with the display of each destination on the exhibition board, visitors, via QR code, can connect with the parent tourist community to which the photo belongs and make sightseeing more interesting and multimedia.
- The exhibition "The Island of Krk - a heritage experience", from the series Friends of the Sea, is traditionally an important addition to the cultural and tourist offer of the city of Krk, which invites visitors, as well as the local population, to explore and get to know the rich offer of cultural and historical sights of the city and the island. Krka.
By presenting the island's cultural heritage through the medium of photography, through an outdoor exhibition, strategically located in the city center, we want to bring the concept of cultural tourism closer to as many people as possible, that is, encourage them to understand and get to know the history, art, architecture and lifestyle of the destination, emphasizes Ivana Kovačić, director of the Tourist Board of the City of Krk. The authors of the photographs of this year's outdoor exhibition are: Petar Trinajstić and Sanjin Ilić.
- Whether you are a lover of history, photography or simply want to take a peek into the colorful past of the island of Krk, the exhibition Friends of the Sea: Island of Krk - a heritage experience will leave a lasting impression. Through a selected collection of stunning photographs by recognized photographers, visitors will go back in time, following the localities that shaped the unique identity and spirit of the cultural heritage of the island of Krk, concludes Denis Redić from the Livingstone association
In cooperation with the Tourist Board of the island of Krk and all tourist boards on the island of Krk, the exhibition will be hosted by: the city of Krk, Njivice, Baška, Punat, Šilo, Malinska and Omišalj.
FRIENDS OF THE SEA 2023: SCHEDULE OF EXHIBITIONS
- Krk 02.06. - 16.06.
- Njivice 16.06. - 30.06.
- Baška 30.06. – 14.07.
- Punat 14.07. – 28.07.
- Awl 28.07. - 11.08.
- malinska 11.08. - 25.08.
- Omisalj 25.08. – 08.09.
Photo: TZ of the City of Krk