What is Liberty Festival in Osijek ?
This will be the first Liberty Festival in Osijek happening this weekend (August 25, 2017) with many different themes happening. The festival will include discussions, education, Cyclist race around Osijek, music and dancing. Sound like a typical festival at first but this one has some great things to it to set it aside from other events. With so many things happening in one place it is worth looking into. The festival kicks off in Osijek at the catacombs on the left bank of the river Drava. Liberty Festival is one festival that looks at things as they are and the ability to turn it into a positive.
Damir Katusic who is the main event Organizer has been talking about this event for months and bringing some great ideas to the table to think about. He has been looking at positive ways to bring businesses and people to Osijek. There is this certain unique entrepreneur spirit in him that continues into some of the themes of Liberty festival. Leading up to the various panels of open minded discussions. Exploring global ideas about new technology and how it will affect everyday living. A broad base of panels of thought provoking ideas has been put into the discussion and education programs.
Lectures and panel discussion will take place at Barutani on Friday and Saturday between 14 and 20 pm. A lot of good topics and guests have been announced. Among other things, it will be about self-sustainable communities, Tesla Innovation Center, Croatian Ethical Bank, Go Green Marketplaces, Traditional Food, Tourism, Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology
Liberty Festival organizers have included their own unique race for cyclist.
These events are beginning to bring the need in the education, entertainment and sports segment to a greater extent, and awaken, instigated and strengthened more people. We sincerely believe that such events are very important and necessary to bring new tourists and visitors, and to brand our region as an excellent tourist and cycling destination, and this kind of sport is essential for the revitalization of cycling sports in Croatia, "explains Damir Katušić, the main organizer of the event
A bit about the starting point of the race in Osijek.
At the Liberty Cycling Race event held on the territory of Baranja and Osijek on the tenth anniversary of the opening of Pannonian Road of Peace. Start race is in Batina (Planina street-at monument) at 12: 00h and continues in Osijek (J.J.Strossmayera-Sv.Roka bb - at Rokovi Church, with the expected arrival of the driver at the target around 13: 45h-14: 30h).
For more information on the race click here
For the details of times for Liberty festival website liberation.today/about/