Kostajnica Chestnut Festival included on the map “Tastes of Europe”

first_imgThe European Commission has included the Kostajnica Chestnut Festival on the “Tastes of Europe” map, which promotes European food and high quality beverages.This is the result of the presentation of the most important economic, tourist and cultural events of Sisak-Moslavina County at the conference that accompanied the exhibition “Green-Blue Cradle of Croatia” prepared and organized by Croatian Member of the European Parliament Marijana Petir in March this year in Brussels.DG GROW Tourism Representative Juliana Gabriela Aluas announced that the most important events in Sisak-Moslavina County could be included in the ‘Tastes of Europe’ map and thanked MP Petir for informing the Commission of their content. Aluas said at the time that “until then, the Commission had no information about the Chestnut Festival in Hrvatska Kostajnica and other events, such as Voloderski jeseni and Letovanići – villages near Kupa, but thanks to the presentation of events in the European Parliament organized by MP Petir, representatives of these events may request the ‘Tastes of Europe’ folder to make them an integral part of the European project ‘, which has now been achieved.The Kostajnica Chestnut Festival, the largest and most beautiful cultural, tourist and economic event in the Pounje region, is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. Kostajnica.  ”Said the director of the Tourist Office of Hrvatska Kostajnica Mirjana Lahovsky-Žličarić.During the Chestnut Festival from Zagreb, Kesten-cug rides, and with an organized trip to the chestnut forests, visitors can enjoy salty and sweet, homemade preparations of this valuable fruit, see numerous exhibitions and forgotten crafts to enjoy the performance of guest choirs, tamburitza players, folklore groups, rides a real tourist tram or just walk through the streets and alleys of Kostajnica full of various colorful stalls surrounded by the smell of roasted chestnuts. Those who are a little braver and more skilful can ride a boat on the Una, shoot a bow and arrow or visit Kostajnica on a bicycle and hiking trail.last_img