International Jubilee Festival of sustainable living with ten trees for ten years of Veganmania
September 8th and 9th: more than a hundred domestic and foreign exhibitors, numerous restaurants, workshops and lectures, tastings… on the first day of ZegeVege minister Tolusic will show support by visiting
Every ZeGeVege festival is the central annual event in the Republic of Croatia regarding the sustainable living, ethics of diet and enviromental concerns. 10th ZeGeVege festival is even more special due to it’s tradition, good reputation and more than 250 000 visitors!
This years jubilee ZeGeVege will offer, to it’s foreign and domestic visitors, a multitude of information about the biggest and fastest growing trend in the world – veganism! Sustainable living is a way of life in which enviroment, animal lives and well-being of humans are not harmed while natural resources are being used.
ZeGeVege festival is of educational character, organised on a non-profit base by Animal Friends association, and is part of the international festival Veganmania. The whole Ban Jelačić square will be covered by more than a hundered exhibitors, seven restaurants and pizzerias, a tent with lectures and workshops and a stage with daily dance program, preformed by international guests.
Alongside the popular vegan food such as the delicacies from the african continent, vegan pizzas, burgers, goulash, pasta, noodles, raw cakes and ice creams, Mexican and raw chocolate, fresh fruit and vegetables, visitors will be able to refresh themselves with vegan beer or coffee with plant milk. For a even better atmosphere theres will be ten trees for ten years of ZeGeVege.
Numerous lectures will atract all those who wish to overcome prejudices about veganism, learn about animals were saved from farms, vegan diet for children and athletes, or about veganism and sex. On workshops you will be able to learn how to prepare vegan Schneenockerln, mayonnaise, scrambled „eggs“ or herbal milk and home-made vegan pate. Visitors will also find: make-up session with vegan cosmetics, a prize game and a foldable electric bicycle. All visitors will receive a bilingual ZeGeVege brochure with recepies, vegan worldwide trends and other useful or interesting information.
Veganism is a worldwide trend with explosive growth and it is especially delightful to see that number of vegans and vegan options in Croatia is in the ever increasing rise. ZeGeVege festival shows to a small extent what is hapening across the state. A part of the progress can be seen in the numerous supports and sponsorships given to ZeGeVege by the President of the Republic of Croatia -Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Mayor of Zagreb city – Milan Bandić, Croatian Parliament – Office of the President of Parliament, Croatian Parliament – Committee for Protection of Environment and Nature, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Protection of Environment and Energetics, City Office for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute of Public Health “Dr. Andrija Stampar”.
The Minister of Agriculture Tomislav Tolusic will visit the ZeGeVege Festival, and by their presence Zvonimir Sostar from the Zagreb Health Office and Emil Tuk from the Zagreb City’s Office for Agriculture and Forestry will show their support.
Do not miss the chance to be a part of the ZeGeVege festival’s atmosphere where everyone finds something interesting for themselves. Come to Zagreb’s Ban Jelacic Square on 8th and 9th of September 2017. Have fun, learn, enjoy good food and find out why veganism looks good on everyone.
Participants of 10th ZeGeVege
General sponsor: SPAR Croatia
Sponsor exhibitors: bio&bio stores, dm-drogerie markt
Other Exhibitors: Franck, OPG Matic, OPG Dobosic, OPG Siladi, Enthri, Nutrimedica, Enzita, Association S.O.S. Cat, Advent, Vegehop, Vegetariana, Simple Green, Rasayana, Social Cooperative Taste of Home, Vitis Oil, OPG Pereglin, OPG Grabar Josip, Glas zivotinja, OPG Hukavec Martina, Blue Cross, Nila media grupa, Nutrisun – Margit Payrhuber, OPG Vadlja, Organica Vita, Mikroedra, OPG Mladen Cesarec, Free From (Sheese), OPG Silvija Miklec, With Ayurveda to Health Association, Planetopija, Aronija Anusic, Association Vestigium, Sana Delikatese, Art of Juice, Ami cat and dog food, Gala Natura, OPG Ivan Antun Cegec, Bruna natürlich Eis, Doomsday Pizzeria, OPG Ivana Rozic, Annapurna, Green Point, Eko OPG Hujic, Parnad, TRUE Mex, Green Action – Friends of the Earth Croatia, OPG Klobucar, AWT International (Naturel), OPG Dora Dujmovic, OPG Jakopovic, BiJoLada, Danica Stosic, BB Natura Vera, Ljekovite gljive, Freedom For Animals, Slovenian Vegan Society, OPG Ira Branilovic, Eco-ethno association Terra Magnifica, OPG Oreskovic, Olival, SPAR Croatia, Loving Hut, Ljubljana Center, OPG Andreja Petrovic, OPG Cizmek Ljubica, SMID t.o., Social Cooperative Humana Nova, OPG Kralj, OPG Pesa Marija, Tvornica zdrave hrane, Food Harmony (Harmoni Program), Ilirija promet, OPG Kelecic, OPG Anto Juric, Homecraft Borka Plavsic, Gelati d’Oro, Sattva association for promotion of Ayurveda and vegetarianism, OPG Lovro Lenac, OPG Kalic Zvonimir, OPG Veselic Ivan, OPG Jankovic, OPG Aralica / Divlji cvit, Zrno eko imanje, Association Victories (Udruga Pobjede), Sirova hrana, OPG Goran Vrabec, Braniteljska zadruga Arka nasa, OPG Zeljka Rospacher, Agricultural cooperative POSTIRA, OPG Marija Mudric, Encian, Alpro, Bormax, OPG Brolich, Sapunoteka, Udruga Mrkvica (Association Mrkvica), OPG Zlata Nanic, Shelter for Abandoned Animals of the City of Zagreb, Dvostruka duga and Vegefino
Plesni punktovi Zagreb (Super grupa), Back To Swing, Zumba Fitness by Jelena Diklic, Joga u suvremenom zivotu, Fusion, Jete, Mofit, School of Street Styles (SOSS), Atomic Dance Factory, GiankSyle Dance Crew
Vecernji list, Zdrava televizija, Drumtidam, Europlakat, Arto, H-alter.org, Kreni zdravo, Zagrebonline.hr, She.hr, Journal, Zdrava krava, Fresh.hr
Chillout hostel Zagreb, Avalon, Juicy, Meridian, National Foundation for Civil Society Development, VegFund
Friends of the Festival:
Inki Dinki, Beerhouse Pinta, ZVRK – transportation Mladen Zenko, Virtus Security
Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Social Policy and Youth, Croatian National Institute of Public Health, The City of Zagreb Mayor’s Office, City Office for Health, Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund, Croatian Chamber of Economy – Tourism Sector, City Office for Economy, Labour and Enterprises, Croatian Environment Agency, Croatian Agricultural Agency, City Office for Agriculture and Forestry, City Office for Energy, Environment Protection and Sustainable Development, The Zagreb Tourist Board
Under the auspices:
President of Republic of Croatia – Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, City of Zagreb – Milan Bandic
Croatian Parliament – Office of the Speaker, Croatian Parliament – Environment and Nature Conservation Committee, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection, City Office for Agriculture and Forestry, Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health