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Island of Lokrum, September 29, 2016
The premiere of animated film "The fire is no joke"

Inspired by the idea that the cartoon is closest media to the children, Croatian agrometeorological Society (HAgMD) embarked on a magical adventure of making a cartoon named: "The fire is no joke" to make children under 10 years meet with the causes of forest fires and its disastrous consequences.

The Project Partner is a Public Institution for the Management of Protected Natural Areas of Dubrovnik-Neretva County, which has financially supported the creation of the film as well as the City of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Split-Dalmatian County, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, the Public Institution Reserve Lokrum, Dubrovnik Tourist Board and Firefighting Association of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Premiere of the film was held at the beautiful surroundings of the island Lokrum on September 29, 2016.

Organisation of the premiere was assisted by Public Institution Reserve Lokrum, Firefighting Association of Dubrovnik-Neretva County and Public Fire Brigade Dubrovački vatrogasci. The guests were welcomed by Dr. Višnjica Vučetić, the President of Croatian Agrometeorological Society, and then they turned to the Director of the Public Institution Reserve Lokrum Mario Tevšić, Director of Public Institution Public for the Management of Protected Natural Areas of Dubrovnik-Neretva County Institution Ivo Stanović, Commander of the Firefighting Association of Dubrovnik-Neretva County Stjepan Simović, Head of the Department of Urban Planning, Spatial Planning and Environment of the City of Dubrovnik Jelena Lončarić, and Head of the Department for the Environment and Nature of Dubrovnik-Neretva County MSc. Nikola Veraja.

After the screening Marko Vučetić,a member of HAgMD introduced the story of film and animator and illustrator Ivan Šivak has described some experiences during the film animation. The socialization was continued and refreshments were served. Education Head of Department for Protection, Maintenance and Promotion of the Reserve Lokrum Dr. Marija Crnčević guided the participants through the urban part of Island Lokrum and briefly introduced them to the history of the 11th century to today.

Višnja Vučetić, PhD
Translation: Boris Mifka

The participants of premiere "The fire is no joke" on the island of Lokrum
on September 29, 2016


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