International Fair of Food, Drinks and Equipment for Tourism
Promohotel 2019 – 34th International Fair of Food, Drinks and Equipment for Tourism will be held at Žatika Sport Centre from 20-23 February 2019. The fair will be held on 4500 m2 of indoor and 500 m2 of outdoor exhibition area.
The fair is aimed at the entire Horeca sector, owners, managers and workers of:
- hotel chains,
- small family hotels,
- cafés and restaurants,
- holiday homes,
- other accommodation facilities.
The exhibition programme includes the following: hotel furnishing and supplies; foodservice and catering equipment and supplies; food, drink, and confectionery; hot drinks machines; chilling/freezing equipment; retail and industrial bakery/confectionery equipment; alcoholic beverages and craft beer; paper products and decorative supplies; heating and renewable energy sources; soft furnishings; beds and mattresses; spa programmes; professional cleaning equipment; hospitality interiors and exteriors; flooring and aluminium windows; wooden furniture; computer programming; business consultancy and education, etc.
Visitors will learn about new technologies, trends, products and services, which can be used to improve their businesses.
Many of the products exhibited can also be very useful in the household. The intention is to present current trends in hospitality and tourism, thus contributing to the development and promotion of the city and the region.
VISITORS' OPENING HOURS:
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 / 12:00 noon - 7.00 pm
Thursday, 21 February 2019 / 10:00 am - 7.00 pm
Friday, 22 February 2019 / 10:00 am - 7.00 pm
Saturday, 23 February 2019 / 10:00 am - 5.00 pm
The entrance is free for all visitors. Welcome!
International cycling race
The one-day race of the international UCI calendar is ranked at 1.2 which hosts professional, national and regional teams and clubs. The race is held within the area of Poreč, Tar-Vabrige and Kaštelir-Labinci and points contribute to the Europa Tour.
BK Meridiana-Kamen Pazin
Next year, the Plava Laguna Half Marathon will be back to thrill everyone who loves running! On 24 March 2019, the town of Poreč and Plava Laguna will host anyone looking to try their hand at a half marathon.
All half marathon runners can truly enjoy the new seaside course, which will run from the Hotel Parentium Plava Laguna through the town of Poreč towards Materada and back.
Race start: 24 March 2019 at 10:00AM in front of the Hotel Parentium Plava Laguna
Course: 1 x 21km
More information coming soon!
The biggest dance festival, in occasion of the World Dance Day, in this part of Europe. The Love Sensual Festival is from 3rd till 5th of May, 2019 in Porec - Hotel Valamar Diamant.
Come, dance and learn from the world's most famous dancers and instructors from Spain, France and other countries:
Enjoy, have fun and dance with us, bachata, salsa, kizomba and semba from the best artist/instructors:
More information: Love Sensual Festival
26th International wine and wine equipment fair
The widespread reputation of the leading exhibition of the wine and other autochthonous agrarian Istrian products such as grappa, olive oil, honey, cheese and prosciutto, confirms the gastronomic importance of these products. Three days of exhibition are fulfilled with various happenings because Vinistra is not just the local products exhibition, but an event implying professional wine tastings, presentations and topic meetings as well.
Apart from Istrian winemakers, there are also Slovenian, Italian and Hungarian colleagues who take part in the competitions. The judge panel, chosen as in other similar world events, consists both of professionals as well as people who simply like and enjoy wine and who find it very precious for their work.
The main purpose of the exhibition is the wine quality testing while other different off-programs make Vinistra even more interesting. This high-quality event unites a record number of wine exhibitors in one place for a few days and makes possible the education and further development of the wine regarding knowledge. Vinistra became the major exhibition of that kind in Croatia and its ever growing significance confirms the number of the exhibitors coming from the whole country of Croatia as well as from abroad.
International youth football tournament
Dream Cup Poreč is a football tournament for age groups U9 (birth year 2010. and younger) and U11 (birth year 2008. and younger).
3. edition of the tournament takes place from 14. - 16. June 2019 in Poreč, in beautiful Zelena Laguna organized by company College-Sport.
Recreational cycling marathon
Recreational marathon Parenzana is the most numerous international cycling event in Istria. Considering the fact that it also marks the end of cycling season, it is considered “the queen” of recreational cycling in Istria. This already traditional festivity, is a large gathering of cycling recreational sportsmen not only from all Istria but also from other parts of Croatia and neighbouring countries. The race of numerous individual and organized cyclists and Croatian and foreign amateurs and professionals starts at 10.00 a.m. on the main square in Vižinada. The atmosphere and the view of the green landscape and the somewhat secretive natural paths and interesting programmes add to the unique gathering of lovers of recreational cycling of all ages.
Welcome to the recreational Parenzana in Vižinada!
Middle distance triathlon
PorečTriathlon is situated in the capital of Croatian tourism which does not live merely by sun, sea and perfect tourist brand image but also reveals its sporting heart.
The historic city of Poreč has recognized its excellent geographical location and transport links with neighboring countries in order to develop sports tourism. Microclimate of Poreč guarantees sunny days even when it rains in the surrounding areas. Long hot summer provides neoprene-free swimming until October. Swimming next to the old town, cycling through inland vineyards on the undemanding cycling track, running at the Lungo mare and a finish line in downtown provide a memorable experience for each competitor.
Poreč Triathlon is a race with a excellent location, good date of event, microclimate conditions, undemanding but beautiful cycling tracks and accessible entry fee for all participants.
Do you want to end your triathlon season with an unforgettable image of sunset over the sea horizon? Porec Triathlon Race is here for you!
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Tourist Board is not responsable for any decision of the organizers to change the terms, participants, programmes and prices or to cancel performances
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