LAUREATES '2017
I. CERTIFICATE KEA-CRO - NOMINATED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER - CiB '2017
II. WINNERS OF SPECIAL AWARD „DR. LUCIJA ČIKEŠ“ '2017
AND THE WINNERS OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AWARD III. SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS OF THE 24th INTERSTAS '2017
IV. CHARTER FEST '2017,
V. GOLDEN INTERSTAS '2017 SOLIN, from 8th to 11th of November '2017, Hotel President

On 24th INTERSTAS '2017, from the 28. countries in the world; out of 136. nominated candidates (individuals, companies, associations) 75. candidates are nominated and 28. LAUREATES are selected (2 certificates, 14 individual and 14 collective awards). Directory of INTERSTAS and FEST/European Federation of Tourism Journalists, with the honorary president of our events g. Antonio Conte, president of FEST, decided the assign specified prestigious international tourism awards, based on the submitted candidacies and explanations of the Commission of Tourism Journalists for every individual and organization, according to the propositions of the award. Selected Laureates with their high creative quality of work, their projects, development programs, tourism presentation, cultural, spiritual, and similar programs, as well as recognition for their individual and collective contributions, directly or indirectly promote and enhance the development of tourism. This certainly contributes to the prosperity, quality, life improvement and better understanding among people and nations, and thus justify rewading them with one of these reputable international travel awards; CHARTER F.E.S.T., GOLDEN INTERSTAS, Certificate - nomination for INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER - CiB.


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I. CERTIFICATE KEA-CRO 2017
INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER – CiB '2018
(5 proposed, 3 candidates, 1 nominated)


1. THE CITY OF NOVI VINODOLSKI, Croatia
"By the Decision of the Landscape Ecological Association – HR, they nominated Croatian candidate in the category of cities, in the competition for the "International Golden Flower" CiB 2018 ".



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II. WINNERS OF SPECIAL AWARD „DR. LUCIJA ČIKEŠ“ '2017
(4 proposed, 2 candidates, 1 nominated)
By decision of the KEA-CRO it is explained:
1. CENTAR ZA ODGOJ I OBRAZOVANJE ČAKOVEC, Croatia
"For excellence in rehabilitation, upbringing, education of students with special needs and intellectual disabilities."


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III. WINNERS OF SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS OF THE 24th INTERSTAS '2017 
(23 proposed, 12 nominated, 7 laureates)
  1. HFD „JADRO“, Solin, Croatia
    "For excellence in the cultural presentation of the city of Solin."
  2. IVO DUJMIĆ, mayor of the City of Opatija, Croatia
    "For excellence in the preparation and presentation of the city of Opatija in the international competition" Communities in Bloom - CiB 2017 ", thus contributing to the overall development of tourism and travel."
  3. JOSIP ŠARIĆ, mayor of the City of Otok, Croatia
    "For excellence in the presentation of the top quality Slavonian products, thus the excellent gastrointestinal links of Slavonia with the Croatian Adriatic, and thus a contribution to the overall development of Croatian tourism."
  4. MATIJA POSAVEC, County Prefect of Međimurje, Čakovec, Croatia
    "For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Culture, Tourism and Education."
  5. PJEVAČKO DRUŠTVO MARJANKE
    "For a Special Cultural Contribution to the Tourism of Dalmatia through singing."
  6. TOURIST BOARD OF SPLIT, Split, Croatia
    „Za izvrsnost u doprinosu razvoja turizma.“
  7. TURISTIČKO - UGOSTITELJSKA ŠKOLA SPLIT, Split, Croatia
    "For the project THE ART OF CHOCOLATE."


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IV. WINNERS OF INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AWARD CHARTER FEST '2017
(49 proposed, 27 nominated, 12 Laureates)
  1. NIKOLA BAŠIĆ, architect, Zadar, Croatia
    "For the world-renowned architectural contribution to the realization and presentation of famous projects in the function of developing and refining the ambient values and beauty of Dalmatia to the measure of man."
  2. JAKŠA FIAMENGO, academic, writer, poet, journalist, Split, Croatia
    "For the extraordinarily rich and internationally valorized opus of written and published poetry, essays, scripts, especially poetry, which values and enhances the beauty of Dalmatia, thus it is immutable contribution to cultural tourism."
  3. KLAPA INTRADE, Zadar, Croatia
    "For an extraordinary contribution to the development of cultural tourism through acappella singing".
  4. VESNA JURIĆ RUKAVINA, editor, journalist and publicist, Zagreb, Croatia
    "For an extraordinary contribution to journalism, especially travel, special merit for many activities in FIJET."
  5. EDUARD KIŠIĆ, journalist and editor of HRT, Rijeka, Croatia
    "For extraordinary contribution to Radio-TV journalism, tourist journalism and FIJET activities."
  6. DINKO KOVAČIĆ, architect, Split, Croatia
    "For the total outstanding contribution to the contemporary Croatian architecture. Especially with the creativity of architectural projects in the function of developing and refining the ambient values and beauty of Dalmatia, and thus a great contribution to cultural tourism."
  7. KAMENKO MILENKOVIĆ, editor, journalist and publicist, Novi Sad, Serbia
    "For excellence in the contribution of tourism development."
  8. ANDREW AGIUS MUSCAT, President of FIJET MALTA, Secretary General of MEDITERRANEAN TOURISM FOUNDATION, San Gwann, Malta
    "For excellence in the contribution of tourism development."
  9. KREŠIMIR ŠAKIĆ, Director of the "Krka National Park", Šibenik, Croatia
    "For excellence in contributing to the harmony of man, plant and animal world, and thus the development of tourism."
  10. BRANKO UVODIĆ, HRT Editor and Anchorman, Zagreb, Croatia
    "For excellence in the complete presentation of the beauty and richness of Croatian traditional heritage and culture, and thus a significant contribution to the overall tourism product of Croatia."
  11. MIRJANA ŽUGEC PAVIČIĆ, journalist and editor, Zagreb, Croatia
    "For an extraordinary contribution to journalism, especially for Radio Expression in Travel Journalism, for Professionalism and Creativity."
  12. ŽELJKO ŽUTELIJA, Journalist and Publicist, Zagreb, Croatia
     "For a Particular Contribution to High Standards of Croatian Journalism."



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V. WINNERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL TOURISM AWARD GOLDEN INTERSTAS '2017
(55 proposed, 31 nominated, 7 Laureates)
  1. TOURIST BOARD OF DUBROVNIK, Croatia
    "For excellence in the development of Dubrovnik's cultural tourism, which is a great contribution to Croatia as tourist product recognition in the world."
  2. TOURIST BOARD OF CRIKVENICA, Croatia
    "For excellence in contributing to the development of Riviera tourism, thus the recognizability of Croatia as tourist product in the world."
  3. THE CITY OF OTOK, Croatia
    "For excellence in the presentation of the top quality Slavonian products, thus the excellent gastrointestinal links of Slavonia with the Croatian Adriatic, and thus a contribution to the overall development of Croatian tourism."
  4. THE CITY OF OPATIJA – TOURIST BOARD OF OPATIJA, Croatia
    "For excellence in the preparation and presentation of the city of Opatija in the international competition" Communities in Bloom - CiB 2017 ", thus contributing to the overall development of tourism and travel."
  5. JU NACIONALNI PARK KRKA, Croatia
    "For excellence in contributing to the harmony of man, plant and animal world, and thus the development of tourism."
  6. „LIJEPOM NAŠOM“ – HRT-OV PROJEKT, Croatia
    "For excellence in the complete presentation of the beauty and richness of Croatian traditional heritage and culture, and thus a significant contribution to the overall tourism product of Croatia."
  7. COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM FOUNDATION, Canada
    "For excellence and exceptional contribution to higher ecological standards and quality of life, and thus contribution to the international development of tourism."


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VI. WINNERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL TOURFILM FESTIVAL AWARDS
20th jubilee ITF'CRO '2017
REVIEW OF NOMINATED FILMS BY CONTINENT AND COUNTRY
FOR 20th INTERNATIONAL TOURFILM FESTIVAL – ITF - CRO '2017
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AFRIKA / AFRICA (4 zemlje / 4 countries): 7 filmova / films
AMERIKA / AMERICA (6 zemalja / 6 countries): 7 filmova / films
AUSTRALIJA / AUSTRALIA (3 zemlje / 1 country): 3 filma / film
AZIJA / ASIA (11 zemalja / 11 countries): 23 filma / films
EUROPA / EUROPE (32 zemlje / 32 countries): 67 filmova / films
ANTARTIKA / ANTARTICA (1 zemalja / 1 country): 1 film / film

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From 80 countries from all continent a record number of even 301 films, tourism, travelogue, documentaries, cultural and historical, environmental films, and new media.
From 301 films from 80 countries, 104 films are nominated  from 57 countries of the world, for one of the festival awards,
Croatian national award “Baldo Čupić” and Grand Prix 20th ITF’CRO 2017
Nominated: From world 92  films and from Croatia 12 films.
AWARDED; 21: EUROPE 18, ASIA 3
By countries: Croatia 8, Slovenia 2, Italia 1, Russia 1, Serbia 2, Czech Republic 1, Montenegro 1, Hungary 1, Austria 1, Philippines 1, China 1, India 1.


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VI/ 1. WINNERS OF SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS 20th ITF'CRO '2017
(The festival's event directors awarded 3 special acknowledgments)

  1. MLADEN MATELJAN, journalist, publicist, director, Split, CROATIA "Most prized director for films of tourist, cultural, historical themes on ITF'CRO"
  2. Film JANES TADIĆ, publicist director, Sarajevo, BiH, "the most prized director of promotional films with ecological theme on ITF'CRO"
  3. Authors of the film - students of the Elementary School "Don. Lovre Katić "Solin for the film AS THE RIVER FLOWS / DOK RIJEKA TEČE (4’58’’)


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(The international jury awarded the festival's 10 special awards)
  1. Author BORIS RABUŠIĆ for film NERETVA-DOLINA ŽIVOTA, (3’54’’ ) in production of Dubrovačko-neretvanska županija, Dubrovnik, Croatia
  2. Film MEĐUNARODNI KONGRES POVIJESNIH GRADOVA, (3’’), author DARKO PUHARIĆ, in production of Tourist Board of City of Solin, Croatia
  3. Film RIVIERA CRIKVENICA (1’31’’) author LUKA RUKAVINA, in production of Tourist Board of City of Crikvenica, Croatia
  4. Author ANTE ŠPANIĆ for film SENJSKI LJETNI KARNEVAL, (5'), in production of A.Španić, “Elin”, Senj, Croatia
  5. Film SAMOBOR, (1’48’’) director IVAN MIJIĆ, in production of Tourist Board of City of Samobor, Croatia
  6. Author NEBOJŠA ILIĆ - ILKE, for film PUT JEDNE NITI, (13’40’’), in production of studio Ilke, Vlasotince, Serbia
  7. Author ŠTEFAN CELEC, for film OHRANIMO NAŠE VODE ČISTE (5’11’’), in production of ZAVOD SONČNICA, Murska Sobota, Slovenia
  8. Author AMALIJA JELEN MIKŠA, for film ARNOLD RIKI - WATER, AIR, SUN (48’) in production of Janko Badovinac studio Zmajček, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  9. Film JOY OF RAB (5') director and producer SANJIN BADURINA, Rab, Croatia
  10. Film VISIT CZECH REPUBLIC: LIVE THE BAROQUE THROUGH ALL YOUR SENSES (1') in production of National tourist organizations of Czech Republic, Czech Republic


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VI/ 2. WINNERS OF FESTIVAL DIPLOMA - 20th ITF'CRO '2017
(The international jury of the Festival awarded 8 diplomas to authors and films)

a/ for the original work:

  1. Award for best editing to film IT’S MORE FUN IN THE PHILIPPINES (3’28’’) in production of National tourist organizations of Philippines, Philippines
  2. Award for best screenplay to author, SVETLANA ILIĆ (29’53’’) for film THE ROADS OF THE ROMAN EMPERORS, in production of RTS Serbia, Serbia
  3. Award for best camera to cameramen DALIBOR TONKOVIĆ for video spot ALWAYS MORE TO FIND OUT, (45’’), in production of NTO Montenegro, Montenegro.
  4. Award for best directorial work awarded to film INCREDIBLE INDIA (6’15’’) in production of NTO India, India.
  5. Award for best music awarded to film TRAVEL TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, (5’ 55’’), in production of NTO Hungary, Hungary.

b/ the best film in the cinematic performances of traditional life is:

  1. Film MONASTERIES AND ABBEYS IN AUSTRIA-ST. FLORIAN, (28’30’’) in production of “BOTTARO”, Annenheim, Austria

c/ the best video of festival in the category of up to 5 minutes is:

  1. VIAGGIO NEL COURE DELL’ITALIA, (0’45’’) in production of RAI, Italia

d/ the best short film of festival in the category of films to 5 min is:

  1. Film TIME TO VISIT RUSSIA, (2’40’’) in production of National tourist board Russia, Russia


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VI/ 3. TROPHY „BALDO ČUPIĆ“ 20th ITF'CRO '2017 BEST CROATIAN NATIONAL TOURIST FILM – 2017
  1. Video spot WELLNESS – FULL OF WELL – BEING, director Hrvoje Serdar (1’9’’), in production of National tourist board of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia


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VI/ 4. GRAND PRIX – 20th ITF'CRO '2017 TO BEST TOURIST PROMOTION VIDEO OF FESTIVAL
  1. Film BEAUTIFUL CHINA, (3’50’’) in production of National tourist board of China, China