FRIDAY, June 9, 2000
5.00 p.m. - The official delegation of the Republic of Croatia arrives at Hanover City Hall
5.15 p.m. - Ivica Račan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, signs the Golden Book of the City of Hanover
6.00 p.m. - Opening of exhibitions MAGIC ISTRIA by ISTRA archeological museum, Pula, and the permanent mission of Republic of Croatia accredited to UNESCO; and THE SEA photography exhibition by Damir Fabijanić in Hanover City Hall foyer.
8.00 p.m. - SPRENGEL MUSEUM Great Auditorium: Tamara Obrovac and Jazz Quartet concert
SATURDAY, June 10, 2000
10.00 a.m. - The Republic of Croatia official delegation arrives at EXPO Croatian Pavilion
EXPO PLAZA stage: performance of Croatian dance group LIBERDANCE
10.30 a.m. - Official ceremony:
- Playing of Croatian and German National Anthems, raising of flags and greeting speech of the Ambassador Birgite Breuel, the EXPO 2000 chief commissioner.
- EXPO PLAZA stage: performance of LIBERDANCE dance group
11.00 a.m. - Konzert Haus: performance of PORIN quartet
11.15 a.m. - End of the official ceremony and departure for the pavilion of Federal Republic of Germany.
Tour of the German Pavilion and gift exchange
12.00 noon - PLAZA stage: Tamara Obrovac and Jazz Quartet concert
- Konzert Haus: monodrama MÜNCHAUSEN starring Vili Matula
12.15 p.m. - Departure for EUROPA CENTER - signing of the EXPO 2000 Guest Book and gift exchange between Birgit Breuel and Ivica Račan 3.00 p.m. - Press conference in Croatian pavilion
4.00 p.m. - Konzert Haus: performance of PORIN quartet
5.00 p.m. - Konzert Haus: performance of LIBERDANCE dance group
6.00 p.m. - Croatian pavilion: Republic of Croatia National Day official party
8.30 p.m. - EXPO PLAZA stage: ZAGREB SOLOISTS concert
10.00 p.m. - Konzert Haus: monodrama MÜNCHAUSEN starring Vili Matula