Split Definitive

The new, the old and the weird as seen from Split's Old Town

Get away to Split this Winter…

Croatia Airlines has done a deal with Dalmatia’s hotel owners to add extra direct flights to Split this winter… more.

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Bono and the boys to play Split?

The Croatian Times reports that U2 may play Split next year.

Read the full story here

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Simple Minds play Split, Croatia on the 13th!

Veteran Scottish rockers Simple Minds will play the Spaladium Centre in Split on Friday the 13th November as part of their Graffitti Soul tour. The band are celebrating 30 years on t…

Split gets the Continental Cup

The IAAF’s Continental Cup, where athletics from around the world compete, will be held in Split, Croatia on 4-5 September, 2010.
Competing in four teams – The Americas, Africa, Asia/Oceania, & Europe -each event will feature two athletes from each continent.

Spitani’s will be hoping that local girl and world champion, Blanka Vlašić, will represent Europe in the hig…

Ladies, twirl your batons

The European Championships 2009 for majorettes will be held in Kastela, Split from 2 to 4 October.

Several hundred majorettes, individuals and teams will compete and try to become European Champions at the competition.

It will feature majorettes from 11 countries: the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Slovenia, France, Romania, Bulgaria, Ireland, the UK, Norway, Belgium and…

Rockin’ Split

Split has a new stadium rock venue – Spaladium Arena – that will host Croatian rock singers and bands such as “Hladno pivo” (Cold Beer!), “Psihomodo Pop”, Damir Urban, Marijan Ban and “Fon Biskich”.

Glastonbury it ain’t!

Read the full story at Croatian Times here.

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Croat swims 10 miles to prove he is still in shape.

Mladen Kuzmanic, 42, has swum 10 miles from Sutivan on Brac Island to Split just to prove to his 17-year-old son he is still in shape.

His son Nal told him he was too old for any serious sporting activity, so Mladen decided to prove that was not true.

Read the rest of the story at Croatian Times…

3D disco in Croatia – Fresh from Trafalgar Square

“3D DISCO,” is a fun and unique audiovisual experience created by the British Novak Collective, will be presented for the first time in Croatia on 12 September.

The show will be held at the Split film festival that will take place from 12 to 19 September.

3D Disco is known for its massive show at London’s Trafalgar Square.

It is a unique audio-visual show that combines a mixture of…

Fast boats. Superb setting.

The 2010 Powerboat Championships will open in Split, the first time the event has been held there.

The first of the seven P1 rounds will be timed to coincide with the Split Boat Show which is held every April and draws in around 50,000 visitors.

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Bottoms up

Croatian wines, some of Europe’s best kept secrets, have won 9 golds at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2009.

Alongside the golds came a host of silvers, bronzes and commendeds, leading experts to hail Croatia as the wine find of t…

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