The project is worth about 12 million kuna, and the project idea and the complete application were designed, developed and submitted by the team of the Fortress of Culture, which is the holder of the project. “FORTITUDE (Historic Fortresses Intensifying Crossborder Tourism Development)” is the name of a new project approved to the Public Institution Fortress of Culture Šibenik from the European cross-border cooperation program Interreg IPA CBC Croatia-Montenegro-Bosnia and Herzegovina! The aim of the project is to strengthen and diversify the cultural and tourist offer in the cross – border area, as well as to develop the highest quality and most sustainable management of cultural assets. Through this project, the Fortress of St. Over the next three years, Mihovila will receive a number of new facilities in the interior, which include new technological and spatial solutions in the souvenir shop and info desk of the fortress, exhibition in the museum room and part of the underground spaces of the fortress, as well as the City Point information center. Arranging and furnishing the interior of the fortress will thus contribute to improving the experience of daily visitors, while the interiors will at the same time retain their multifunctionality. “The total funds that the institution will invest in the implementation of this project amount to about 4.1 million kuna, of which 85 percent of the amount will be co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund.”, Said Gorana Barišić Bačelić, director of the Šibenik Fortress of Culture. The project also envisages a number of other activities such as strengthening the capacity for cultural property management, training for employees, launching the international event Fortress Night in cooperation with partners, development of new tourist routes to visit the fortresses. In total, in 2019, the Šibenik Fortress of Culture was approved projects from European funds worth more than 14 million kuna, which will be spent over three calendar years. Source / photo: Fortress of Culture Šibenik
Search engine giant Google has tendered an apology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his images emerged in its search results for ‘Top 10 Criminals’.“It definitely troubles us. This is not reflective of our opinion. We apologise for this. We are working to prevent such expected results,” said Google.“Sometimes, the way images are described on the internet can yield surprising results to specific queries. We apologise for any confusion or misunderstanding this has caused. We’re continually working to improve our algorithms to prevent unexpected results like this,” Google said.#Top10Criminals was among the top trends on Tuesday morning and triggered a rage among Modi followers. The list also features many others including former U.S. President George Bush along with hardcore criminals and terrorists of the world.A disclaimer by Google also appears when ‘top 10 criminals is typed in Google image search, “These results don’t reflect Google’s opinion or our beliefs; our algorithms automatically matched the query to web pages with these images.”Google said that results to the query “top 10 criminals in India” was due to a British daily which had an image of Mr. Modi and erroneous metadata. It said that in this case, the image search results were drawn from multiple news articles with images of Mr. Modi and his statements with regard to politicians with criminal background. The spokesperson added that the news articles do not link Mr. Modi to criminal activity, and the words just appeared in close proximity to each other.