Šibenik connects its fortresses by minibus

first_imgAs part of the European project “Revitalization of the fortress of St. Ivan ”, the City of Šibenik procured a midibus with the aim of conducting educational programs and workshops, ie, for the needs of transfers and tours of archaeological sites in the Šibenik-Knin County, as part of the field work of the educational campus of St. Ivan. Also, all three Šibenik fortresses will be connected by bus.”We will connect all three fortresses by bus, and will serve in carrying out various educational activities intended primarily for children, the domicile population, but also tourists. Our goal is to extend the season, and just one of the facilities at the Fortress of St. Ivana is an educational campus intended for educational programs that will last all year round. Fortress of St. Ivana will be the starting point, and all cultural and archaeological assets in the city of Šibenik and its surroundings will be the subject of visits and various activities.Said the mayor of Sibenik, Zeljko Buric.Midibus, Otokar Navigo C brand, has a total capacity of 40 people, including wheelchairs. The total financial value of the project “Revitalization of the Fortress of St. Ivana ”amounts to HRK 50.014.742,95. The European Union co-finances the project with HRK 41.486.646,05 from the European Structural and Investment Funds within the Operational Program Competitiveness and Cohesion, while the rest of the funds are provided by the City of Šibenik.last_img read more

England will be a good draw for Ghana – Kenpong

first_imgOn the eve of the highly anticipated FIFA World draw in Salvador Brazil, the CEO of Kenpong Group of companies, Mr Kennedy Agyapong has called on Ghanaian football lovers to enjoy the draw and not to worry too much about which teams will be grouped with the Black Stars.”This is the World Cup so there is no escaping the best of the best teams at this level. If you ask me, even England would be a good draw for the Black Stars because it means Ghana will get additional massive mileage from the British media”.Indeed Fifa on Tuesday announced the pots to be used for Friday’s draw when the 32 teams will be placed into eight first-round groups of four. Pot 1 consists of the eight top seeds, one of each to be drawn in Groups A-H. The remaining pots are based on geographical criteria.Like millions of Ghanaians, Kenpong is not hiding his excitement ahead of the draw which is expected to attract a global viewing audience of 1. 8 billion people. Apart from being a sports enthusiast and football philanthropist, Kenpong is set to roll out one of the most dynamic and competitive travel and tours packages for the Brazil 2014 fiesta.This was confirmed to Ghana Sports International by Director of Finance at Kenpong Group/Kenpong Travel and Tours, Mr George Amoako ” With our partners in Brazil, we have put in place a solid and robust system to withstand the expected huge demands of Ghanaians seeking to travel to watch the World Cup” Kenpong Travel and Tours (KTT) have already completed the training of additional staff to support the administrative element of their services. The Manager of KTT Mr. Kwame Oduro Appiah-Kubi is confident that with world class staff, the processes and procedures of handling hundreds of applications would be dealt with professionally.”We are well prepared and just waiting for the green light to roll out so people should expect nothing but the best from Kenpong Travel and Tours when it comes to reliability, affordability and quality when it comes to travelling to Brazil 2014”.Meanwhile, after two-and-half-years testing process involving some of the world’s biggest stars, Adidas on Tuesday night unveiled the Brazuca, the official match ball for next summer’s World Cup.The ball, the successor to the Adidas Jabulani used at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, has already been tested in competitive international matches, at the Under-20s World Cup, with a different print design, and in the friendly between Sweden and Argentina last February.And why Brazuca? According to FIFA.COM, the name is an informal local term which means Brazilian or describes the Brazilian way of life. The colours and ribbon design of the ball panels symbolise the traditional multi-coloured wish bracelets worn in the country. The ball, which is being taken on a world tour, goes on sale on Wednesday, priced at around £100 ($164) the equivalent of GHC370.00.last_img read more

Accra Works Out: Appiah to feature ahead of his farewell match

first_imgEx-skipper of the Black Stars and former Juventus midfielder, Stephen “Tornado” Appiah, who announced his retirement from competitive football not too long ago and has  hinted at a likely testimonial match in an interview with sportscrusader.com, but expects  a massive turn out at February’s Accra Works Out.Appiah opined that, regular exercise is key to healthy living. “A healthy mind resides in a healthy body and before we can enjoy the wealth we all aspire for, we must first be healthy.”“I’m expecting more people from the corporate world as well as more icons to turn up at this month’s workout, it will be fun.”He commended the organizers for maintaining the consistency and improving the structure of the aerobic sessions.“I must commend Primeval Media for this initiative, I got attracted to and have been part of the workout since last year, due to the packaging of sessions, and I must admit that, I’ve enjoyed each session since I joined.”Accra Works Out  comes off this Saturday, February 28, from 7am to 9am on the Multi-purpose court of the Accra sports stadium. It’s free, but interested persons must call 0244 538 087 to register.last_img read more