written/translated by: Renato Pichler
10.00 Introduction to the vegetarian situation in Croatia
Information about the vegetarian movement in Croatia. Presented from the International Campaigns Coordinators from Animal Friends Croatia: Anita Euschen.
10.30 Lectures / workshops
Shabari Monica Saha of EVU will be doing an interactive workshop on "Let's Eat Our Way to a Sustainable Future".
14.00 Lectures/ workshops
Introduction to the EVU-talks-topic with presentation from the EVU-president Renato Pichler
Francesco Maurelli of TEVA will give a presentation on "Sustainable environment: a photograph of Italy."
In this talk the current situation about sustainable environment in Italy will be addressed, in relation to diet, transportation and energy.
19.00 Dinner at Feng Shui
10.00 Lectures/ workshops
Presentation/workshop from Sebastian Zösch (German Vegetarian Union): Improving cooperation and learning from the best. What can we learn from the most successful vegetarian societies in Europe?
Francesco Maurelli will talk about "Polish-Esperanto Vegetarian Symposium: an international event in Białystok"
This talk will present the symposium which will be held in Białystok, Poland, on July 25, with speakers in Esperanto and in Polish. Connections between the vegetarian and the Esperanto organizations will be also highlighted.
17.30 EVU-Annual General Meeting (free time for non EVU-members)
19.00 Presentation of the EVU and the international V-Label-project
19.40 Short lecture about the advantages of the vegetarian and vegan diet (with some vegan snacks)
20.00 Projection of the film: "Meat the truth"
21.30 Dinner at Maharadja
Centar za ljudska prava (Human Rights Center)
Kralja Drzislava 6
Hrvatska / Croatia
Tel. ( 385 ) 1 63 11 900
Fax.( 385 ) 1 63 11 909
at Hotel Dora:
vegan breakfast and taxes in hotel price included
Flat Fee 1
- Single Room from 30.4.-3.5.2009, 62 €/night/person
- Lunch at Venue May 1.5.+2.5.2009, 6 €/person
- joint running charges
- two daily tickets for public transportation in Zagreb
Total: 215 €/person
Flat Fee 2
Double Room 30.5.-3.5.2009 @ 49€/night/person
- Lunch at Venue May 1.5. + 2.5.2009, 6 €/person
- joint running charges
- two day tickets for public transportation in Zagreb
Total: 176 €/person
There are also three bed rooms at the hotel available for 43 €/night/person.
Flat Fee 3
Breakfast at venue 1.5. + 2.5.2009, 4 €/person
Lunch 1.5. + 2.5.2009, 6 €/person
- joint running costs
- two daily tickets for public transportation
Total: 37 €/person
If you want to stay in a hostel (see route descriptions) then please book independently as the prices and offer vary a lot. Thank you!
for independent attendees:
Breakfast at venue 4 €
Lunch at venue 6 €
Day ticket for public transportation 25kn / ca. 3 €
Joint running charges: 10 €
Zagreb can be reached by plane through Wizzair and Germanwings. You can also get to Zagreb by train (see map Zagreb, Glavni Kolodvor - main train station) or coach directly from any of the major towns in Europe.
From the airport a bus goes to Zagreb regularly.
The price for the bus ticket is 30 kn that is app. 4 EUR.
From the airport to Zagreb it takes 25 minutes. The last bus stop is on the Main bus station (see this map) and is only a short walk to the hotel.
On May 2nd 2009 in the afternoon we invite you to visit the first Farm Sanctuary in Croatia in the afternoon, the Sanctuary Kostanj. We would leave from the venue at 14.00 and return by 17.30. The price for the excursion is 15 Euros if you book in advance, and 18 Euros if you decide to join us when your are in Zagreb.
If you need a visa for visting Croatia, please contact Anita Euschen at
firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance to receive an invitation letter.