The RECOLOR project is coming to an end.
On this occasion, City of Zadar is organizing a presentation of the results of the project which will be held on Thursday, June 9, in the Concert Hall of the Bersa brothers (Rector's Palace, II Palaces) starting at 10 a.m. The results of the project will be presented by Dina Bušić, Head of Department for Culture and Sports, who is also the project manager of the Recolor project. There will also be a round table "Giovanni Smirich Park - yesterday, today, tomorrow", which will be attended by:
Antonija Mlikota (University of Zadar)
Mirna Petricioli (Nasadi)
Ela Mrduljaš Kutlača (Kvinar)
Zrinka Brkan Klarin (City of Zadar)
Ante Ćurković (City of Zadar)
Mario Padelin (Descendant of the Smirich family)
Maja Milin (moderator)
Dina Bušić, Head of Department for Culture and Sports and the project manager will present the activities made for the purpose of research, valorization, restoration and promotion of this monument. Other speakers, collaborators on the project will, each from the position of their profession and field of work, talk about the history of the park, villa and sculpture, the importance of Giovanni Smirich, the value of space in horticultural and heritage terms, and plans for further promotion and landscaping.
The restoration of the Sphinx sculpture itself has been completed. The unveiling of the new - old concrete sculpture will be marked by a public event of the Sphinx, the Nature & the Company in the Sphinx Park this Sunday, June 12, starting at 6 p.m. The program begins with workshops, a photo exhibition and a handicraft fair, and continues with a concert and tasting of a new tourist product - the Sphinx cocktail. Admission to all events is free, and below we bring a detailed program.