EDJC 2021 > Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska) > European Days of Jewish Culture in Rijeka, Croatia
European Days of Jewish Culture in Rijeka, Croatia
Speakers: Rina Brumini (coordinator and vice-president), Ranko Špigl (president), Rabi Luciano Moše Prelević, Brigitte Le Normand (principal investigator on the Fiume in Flux app digital project), representative of the Municipality, representative of the Region
Choir concert. The female choir “Fratellanza” of the Italian community performs 4 songs. Established in 1979, the choir is conducted by Maestra Gloria Segnan, piano accompaniment by prof. Vjera Lukšić and solo performance by Melita Andreutti. The choir performs “Hevenu Shalom Alechem” in Hebrew and Italian, “Oseh Shalom” and “Hava Nagila”
Lecture by architect prof. Zlatko Karač “The history and heritage of the synagogues in Rijeka and Opatija”. Prof. Karač is an eminent expert on synagogue architecture in Croatia whose contribution on the research and knowledge on architecture of Jewish religious buildings is appreciated worldwide.
18.45-20.00 (court and Mikveh)
MikvehFiume in Flux promotion of the digital app that explores the history of Rijeka. Promotion of 5 digital markers pertaining the Jewish community (the Orthodox synagogue, the old town synagogues, Sušak’s Jewish community, the Stolpersteine and the Jewish cemetery with the Tahara home). Presented by dr. Brigitte Le Normand, principal investigator of the Rijeka Fiume in Flux research project created at the University of British Columbia.
Short film about the app.
Exhibition of water-color paintings depicting details of the Orthodox synagogue with explanatory text.
CourtDegustation: refreshments, kosher wine, culinary wonders of Jewish cuisine prepared by the Ladies of the Community
Music and songs performed by popular musician David Danijel