A 2020 European Capital of Culture: Rijeka, Croatia. It's the country's main seaport, and is also known for its annual carnival celebrations. A local custom called Zvončari aims to scare away the sprits of winter.
A cultural awakening is set to overcome decades of political and historical struggle as Rijeka in Croatia and Galway in Ireland take up the crown of European Capitals of Culture. Opening celebrations are underway.
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