International Congress of Historic Cities – Promotion and Development of New Products in Historic Cities

first_imgGiven the archeological site of Salona and its importance in ancient history, Solin is certainly a great place to host such an event. Find out more about the ICPG Congress HERE The Congress brings together lecturers from the tourism and archeological profession from Romania (Alba Iulia City Administration), Austria (Vienna City Administration), Prague Tourist Board, Ministry of Tourism, Zagreb Archaeological Museum, Korčula Tourist Board, Hrvatsko Zagorje Museum, Apoxyomenos Museum, Institute for reconstruction of Dubrovnik, the Tourist Board of the city of Sinj, representatives of the Split-Dalmatia County and the city of Split. In addition to lectures, the program includes a panel discussion on ‘Entrepreneurship in Culture and Tourism’, which will be addressed by prominent individuals from the public and private sectors. The 26th International Congress of Historic Towns (MKPG) will be held in Solin from March 29 to 2019, 5, organized by the Tourist Board of the City of Solin, the Hotel President Solin and the City of Solin.  The International Congress of Historic Cities is held under the motto “Meet, share & build” which aims to encourage meetings (“Meet” concept) of leaders in tourism and archeology of historic cities, exchange of experiences in promoting them in the domestic and international tourism market (” Share) concept) as well as the development of new tourism products and arrangements through the joint engagement of leading people in the destination’s tourism (“Build” concept). center_img The theme of the congress is the protection and interpretation of historical attractions and sites in historic cities throughout Croatia through “benchmarking” with cities from abroad. The historical periods to be presented include the period of prehistory to the Middle Ages. The aim is to present the historical cities of Croatia and abroad from different historical periods with an emphasis on destination management, ie creative and interpretive presentation of historical sites. last_img read more

NBA playoffs 2019 wrap: Warriors start with win, Nets, Magic, Spurs steal games

first_imgStephen Curry was fantastic with 38 points on 11-of-16 shooting including 8 of 12 from 3-point range and he also managed to add 15 rebounds and seven assists for good measure.Brooklyn shocked the world to get the 2019 NBA playoffs started. Related News The sixth-seeded Nets took down the third-seeded 76ers in Game 1 of their first-round series in Philadelphia, claiming a 111-102 victory.The 76ers have what is arguably the second most talented starting lineup in basketball, but they couldn’t defend against the pick and roll or win a shootout against the Nets.Brooklyn’s star point guard D’Angelo Russell was ice-cold to start the game, but ended up posting a team-high 26 points against Philadelphia. He connected on two of his team’s 11 3-pointers while the 76ers were a lowly 3 for 25 from deep. Buckets.He gets them.@JimmyButler#PhilaUnite | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/rScqMv2Iy5— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) April 13, 2019Spurs guard Derrick White unloaded on Paul Milsap in San Antonio’s win.Welcome home, @Dwhite921.#GoSpursGo | #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/zDQB5Fjqp0— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) April 14, 2019What’s Next?Pacers at Celtics, Game 1, 1 p.m. ET — Despite losing its star player Victor Oladipo to a season-ending leg injury, Indiana has been consistently competitive against Boston. The Celtics have struggled to find their chemistry throughout the season and could seriously be tested against the Pacers. This series could legitimately go seven games before a winner is determined. Philadelphia’s star center Joel Embiid was listed as questionable leading up to the contest, but decided to suit up. Even though he clearly wasn’t at his best, he totaled 22 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks.But it was Jimmy Butler’s 36 points that kept the 76ers within reach of a win.Brooklyn will have a chance to go up 2-0 against Philadelphia on Monday, and the 76ers are definitely feeling the pressure. After all, their own fans booed them in the Wells Fargo Center during their losing effort.This wasn’t the only upset of opening day in this year’s postseason though.The Magic knocked off the Raptors 104-101 in Toronto as well.Seventh-seeded Orlando has been one the NBA’s best teams since the All-Star break, but not many expected this.D.J. Augustin led the Magic, tying Kawhi Leonard for a game-high of 25 points in the matchup. He also went on a personal 5-0 run to seal the deal for his team down the stretch on the road.Orlando got out to an impressive first-half lead, but saw it dissolve in an instant. Even still, its gritty style helped it to a big win.The final upset of the night was secured by the Spurs, who beat the Nuggets 101-96 to cap off Saturday.Despite Nikola Jokic becoming the fourth player ever to record a triple-double in his first ever playoff game, the second seed fell to the well-rounded offensive attack of the Spurs.The first round is looking quite interesting so far.Studs of the NightCaris LeVert erupted for 23 points off the bench in the Nets’ win.Pascal Siakam racked up 24 points and nine rebounds for the Raptors.Duds of the NightJJ Redick scored just five points on 2-of-7 shooting and fouled out in the 76ers’ loss.Kyle Lowry recorded a goose egg in the scoring column and was 0 of 7 from the field for Toronto.HighlightsKhem Birch turned a deflection into an alley-oop slam for the Magic.K H E M 💥 B I R C H pic.twitter.com/Jdq6tGUBJF— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) April 13, 2019Jimmy Butler hit a huge 3-pointer to beat the buzzer before the half to cut the 76ers’ deficit to single digits. NBA playoffs 2019: 76ers fine Amir Johnson for looking at phone during Game 1 The Warriors got their postseason off to the exact start everyone expected them to with a 121-104 win over the Clippers.Golden State is an astouding favorite to win this series, and while the Clippers were pesky throughout the game, the Warriors were just too much for them. NBA playoffs 2019: Twitter reacts to 76ers looking at texts during loss to Netslast_img read more

New Lakers star Anthony Davis – what you need to know

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Here’s what you need to know about Anthony Davis, the newest Lakers superstar, whom the team agreed to acquire Saturday from the New Orleans Pelicans for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks – including the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft.ANTHONY MARSHON DAVIS JR.Age: 26 (born March 11, 1993)Height/weight: 6-foot-10, 255 poundsPosition: Forward/center AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersDrafted: Davis was selected with the first overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft by New Orleans (known as the Hornets, at the time)2018-19 Stats: 25.9 ppg, 12.0 rpg, 3.9 apg, 1.6 steals, 2.4 blocks, 51.7 FG pct; 33.1 3-point pct.; 79.4 FT pct.Career Stats: 23.7 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.4 steals, 2.4 blocks, 51.7 FG pct, 31.4 3-point pct., 79.5 FT pct.Notable: Davis is a six-time NBA All-Star and has been named to three All-NBA First Teams and three NBA All-Defensive Teams. He also earned a gold medal playing for the U.S. at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. … He played one season of college basketball at Kentucky, leading the Wildcats to the national championship. He was the Consensus National Player of the Year, the NABC Defensive Player of the Year, set the NCAA Division I freshman single-season record for blocked shots (186) and was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament. … He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team after the 2012-2013 season, then became an All-Star in his second season, when he led the league in blocked shots per game (2.8). He is the youngest player to score at least 59 points in an NBA game. … In 2017, he was the NBA All-Star Game MVP after setting an All-Star Game scoring record of 52 points. … Davis has played in 13 playoff games, but he never won one until he led the Pelicans to a stunning first-round sweep of Portland last spring. In the Game 4 clincher, he scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half. … He was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive First Team for the first time last season after he led the league in blocked shots (2.6 per game) for the third time in his career. … On Jan. 28, Davis informed the Pelicans he would not sign the super-max contract extension (worth approximately $240 million) only they can offer him this summer and requested a trade. He is eligible to become a free agent by opting out of the final year of his contract in the summer of 2020.Did you know? Davis trademarked his unibrow sayings “Fear The Brow” and “Raise The Brow” in June of 2012.last_img read more

Liga MX schedule, TV times as Mexico’s top soccer league continues play during coronavirus outbreak

first_imgMost of the sports world has been put on pause during the global coronavirus pandemic, with cancellations coming left and right. But for soccer fans, there’s still a way to get your sports fix in.Liga MX, the top tier of Mexican soccer, is moving forward with this weekend’s games. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Liga MX action. Liga MX schedule, TV channels for Matchday 10 of 17Saturday, March 14(All times Eastern)GameTimeChannelTigres vs. Juarez9 p.m.ESPN Deportes, fuboTVLeon vs. Pumas9 p.m.TUDN USA, fuboTVGuadalajara vs. Monterrey11 p.m.Chivas TV, fuboTVLeon vs. Pumas is the big matchup to watch at 9 p.m. Leon is currently second in the Liga MX table on 18 points, while Pumas sits fourth on 15 points and could draw level on points with a win.The other 9 p.m. matchup features Tigres, a team trying to climb into the top eight, and Juarez, a team trying to stay in the top eight. Teams that finish in the top eight qualify for Liguilla, which is the playoffs for Liga MX.The nightcap features fifth-place Guadalajara against bottom-of-the-table Monterrey, which has won just four points in nine matches.Sunday, March 15(All times Eastern) GameTimeChannelToluca vs. Atlas2 p.m.ESPN Deportes, fuboTVClub America vs. Cruz Azul10:15 p.m.TUDN and UniMas, fuboTVThe biggest game of the weekend is the Sunday nightcap between third-place Club America and top-of-the-table Cruz Azul. The teams are separated by only two points.Sunday’s opening game pits a pair of struggling teams together. Toluca is currently 15th on 10 points, while Atlas is 17th out of 18 teams on six points.How to stream Liga MX gamesFor cord-cutters, the best option to stream Liga MX games is fuboTV, which includes access to all of the Univision and FOX Sports channels, allowing you to watch all of the Liga MX games.last_img read more