Dalibor Ninčević, mayor of town Solin

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Town of Solin

Dalibor Nincevic

Dalibor Ninčević
Mayor of Solin
President of the Council of the Event

Respected guests, dear friends,

Congratulations to last year's laureates-winners of prestigious international tourism and film festival awards, that have not been awarded because of Covid-19, with the fact that people are eager to travel, enjoy, participate events, the City of Solin and I personally are delighted that this 2021. as the host city, for the twelfth time in a row, we are hosting these three important international tourist cultural events; 28th INTERSTAS / International Tourism Festival International Club of Merited in Tourism, 24th ITF'CRO / International TourFilm Festival, and 19th KEA-CRO / presentation of Croatian cities, towns, centers for the INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER and a special award "Dr. Lucija ČIKEŠ ".

These traditional, internationally recognized events, with the Honorary President Mr. Tijani HADDAD, President of FIJET / World Federation of Tourism Journalists and Writers, and with the support of international partners in the field of tourism, tourism film, landscape, especially UNWTO, FIJET, FEST, ITCO, Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia, Croatia Tourist Board, Split-Dalmatia County, under the auspices of the Croatian Parliament and the President of the Republic of Croatia, are an important factor in promoting tourism and a significant contribution to the improvement and better understanding among people around the world. The presence of numerous dignitaries from social, economic and political life, guests from other countries and representatives of domestic and foreign media give this gathering special significance. Thus, the contribution to the totality of the promotion and branding of Croatian tourism.

The city of Solin always welcomes with joy and welcome all those who are looking for new cultural and historical knowledge, and which Solin really abounds in. We are proud to offer everyone to get to know our modern city today, with its extremely rich historical and cultural heritage, ancient Salona, natural beauties, and always hospitable residents. Our heritage, the desire to keep up with the needs of modern tourists, but also the knowledge of the importance of cultural tourism that makes this city special, are a guarantee that Solin also becomes a recognizable and important cultural tourist destination, not only at the level of our county and Croatia, but also through this manifestation of Europe and the world.

With the best wishes and welcoming you all to the event, and on this occasion once again the most sincere congratulations to last year's Laureates, and sincere congratulations in advance to this year's Laureates - winners of tourist and festival awards. On behalf of all citizens of our city, I wish you a warm welcome and a pleasant stay in the city of Solin.


Dalibor Ninčević
Mayor of Town Solin
President of the Council of the Event