Visit Slavonia, Share Slavonia.Famous Bloggers and Vlogger will be in Osijek this weekend 6-10th of July
The event took place early on Friday at 1 pm on the ship called Bijela Ladja ship in the harbour of Zumska Lukafirst. Bijela Ladja ship in the harbour of Zumska Lukafirst. The Croatian National Tourist board put together the special promotional project "Visit Slavonia, Share Slavonia" With world-famous bloggers and influencers being able to experience it firsthand on a daily basis broadcasting and letting their followers learn about Osijek through them. One can only imagine the number of followers reach across the globe with likes and shares.
It will be interesting to see how they photograph Osijek in the coming days. The tourist board this weekend invited guest bloggers, vloggers in witnessing Osijek's rich culture, and vibrant city. Here they will be experiencing the taste and flavours of Osijek-Baranja finest gastronomy and its well-known regional wines that bring people back year after year. For the next few days as the group is touring Osijek there follow will have an amazing time seeing some of the sights and sounds of Osijek-Baranja with tons of events planned for them to see in a short time. “Never a boring moment in Osijek” as the saying goes.
Osijek-Baranja County Tourist board, Ivana Juric welcomed Osijek guest and everyone with a brief introduction to the city and region. She described the speciality platters on the table to those that have never savoured the tasty delicacies from Osijek-Baranja. After an incredible introduction the Bloggers and Vloggers where quick to note and snap the artistic arrangement of Kulen, Prosciutto and various deli meats to make anybody hungry just looking at it. The cheese arrangement of various types had people jumping to try with some locally made bread to go with it. The conversation was interesting to listen to as they were interested in discovering more about Osijek’s history of fine food.
Bloggers and Vloggers arrived from many parts of the world as I had a chance to talk with some of them. The guest and I had a brief chance to talk about the lifestyle of Osijek as people as they will be visiting and writing about their blogs of discovery over the next few days. Everything that was new to them as you can see in the photos they wanted to capture its authenticity and post for their followers and viewers will see for the first time.
It is very incredible to see how these guest share and influence so many in a positive way. The shift in Social media has played an active role in the way Osijek as more each year want to learn more about this region with its untapped rich history. It was a chance for guest to mingle with the saxophone playing to the slow jazz beats.
With a little bit of mingling it was coo; to catch up with such a rare experience to talk with so many worlds re-known Blogger in one place. While talking to a blogger from Poland named Wojciech Tyluś in a brief conversation, he could not get over how amiable and friendly Osijek as a city is. Most of the bloggers enjoyed the view of the River Drava as they texted live to the social networks or cropped some photos.
The TV news crews were interviewing Osijek guest as skies cleared on Bijela Ladja ship in the harbour of Zumska Lukafirst. It was the perfect chance to get a firsthand view of how they saw Osijek. Social media is creating waves of new interest in Osijek from its active sports to leisure with many taken in the tranquil serenity of Osijek's many parks and its famous Promenade along the river Drava. You will probably be seeing a lot of Yuya Matsuo on the Television for the next few days. Yuya Matsuo was great to talk with as I learned he has spent a great quality of time being at various places in Europe. He had many cool gadgets on hand with his camera today.
Here is some of the Bloggers and vloggers you may have known already or hearing about for the first time. Each has a style of their own as they captivate many viewers each day.
Bloggers participate in the project:" Visit Slavonia,Share Slavonia "
Ellie Dyduch Originally from Poland now based in London England. Her style of Photography is about the urban streets and cobblestone alleys. The way she catches the image in her photograph will be fitting to the old world charm of Osijek ( elliedyduch.com ) Instagram (@dy_ellie)
Ida Josefin Eriksson from Sweden ( adarasblogazine.com ) Her style of online presence is a very clear straightforward website.
https://www.facebook.com/adarasblogazine/ going to her page and seeing her photography work is a journey to unique places in the world
Wojciech Tyluś from Poland ( crolove.pl ) The website is cool as you first opening it with tropical feel of Croatia's Adriatic coast.
Ewa Chojnowska from Poland ( szpilkiwplecaku.pl )
Her site is incredible with past journeys to places most have never dreamed of visiting.
Jessica Henze from Germany (Instagram profile Mavieestbelle_jessi)
Pim Nicolaas Cornelis Bouman from Belgium / Netherlands ( www.blvd.nl and www.misterdaily.nl )
Yuya Matsuo from Japan ( yuyamatsuo.com )
One word it has the WOW factor when you visit his page with amazing High-resolution photos that the world gets to see through social media.
After the little get together it was time to put the thoughts together with so much info happening it would take more than just this short 1000 and a bit write up. Checking the internet it was cool to see how local newspapers did on their press release of this adventure that the National Tourist Board of Croatia has put together for the project called "Visit Slavonia, Share Slavonia." Most have taken to writing similar statements about the stats and the places the Bloggers and vloggers have come from for this visit.
It will be more exciting to see how they will treasure and write about Osijek-Baranja experience with many blogs and snapshots of the landmarks of Osijek and its Gastronomy and wines and local craft beer. Their sites will influence on how the world will now see Osijek over the next few days, on various Social networks. The influences they will shape millions of people’s opinions in this digital age of swipe and click through smartphones.
Here is some of today's Picture of hanging with some of the most recognizable faces in Social media.
While on Board meet some of the people from In-Da-Sofa and got a great chance to find out some cool stuff happening for the next event. The event will be happening soon and hope to keep you posted.
It was a very unique experience to catch up a new young team that is part of Discovery Slavonia (AIESEC). Their mission is much the same with helping and learning about communities. There are more cool factors as I listened to them but this will take another article to write about. And with any luck will meet up with them again.
“Many thanks to the Osijek tourist board, The National Tourist Board and the many agencies that have made this a fantastic opportunity for making this a reality. “
" Visit Slavonia, Share Slavonia_ Worlds bloggers and Influencers in Osije-Baranja (Croatia)"