The Office of the Government of the West Herzegovina County for European Integration announces Call for training for bicycle guides within the project "Cycling routes for the improvement of natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro - Cycling Rural". The need for specialized guides has long been expressed by the increasing number of tourist destinations in our area, but also due to intensive development and expansion of the new cycling offer through the project "Cycling Rural", which requires the service of a professional guide on planned bike tours.

Such training will provide basic knowledge about guiding recreational cyclists, better presentation of our trails and areas, and the ability to respond appropriately to all expected and unexpected phenomena in this type of recreation. Training for bicycle guides consists of: Holding a course for a minimum of 20 participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, according to the program. Trainings will last 5 days in two cycles (1 weekend + 1 weekend). Trainings will include: guidance techniques, orientation, first aid, nature guidance, group guidance, bicycle service, etc .; Holding exams for students and issuing certificates of completed course to students who have passed the exam; Certificate awards for trained guides. Training for bicycle guides is conducted according to the standard of the Cycling Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, and includes the ability to lead and organize bicycle tours in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro in summer conditions, with overcoming gentle slopes and simpler organization of bicycle tours at lower altitudes. heights and accessible terrain.

Applications are made by filling out the Application Form (link is at the end of the text), which must be sent to the e-mail address: This address is el. mail is protected from spambots. Enable JavaScript to view it..

All additional information can be obtained on the contact phone: + 387 63 461 182.

Applications are accepted no later than September 30, 2020, and please register on time, as the number of participants is limited.

The project "Cycling routes for the improvement of natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro - Cycling Rural" is implemented within the 2nd call of the Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina - Montenegro 2014-2020. The project started on October 1, 2019, and implementation will last 18 months. The total value of the project is 495.000,00 euros, of which the European Union finances 400.000,00 euros. The European Union is financing this project with the aim of strengthening and diversifying the quality of the tourist offer, and the development and promotion of cycling and tourist offer in the open, in rural areas of the cross-border regions of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project will result in the creation of a new and attractive tourist offer under the brand "CYCLING RURAL" which will be included in the tourist offer of both countries, as well as in the overall tourist offer of the Adriatic hinterland.

Under the auspices of the Municipality of Herceg Novi, in cooperation with the Public Institution "City Museum Mirko Komnenovic and Gallery Josip Bepo Benkovic" and NGO "SRPSKI SOKO" on Monday, September 21, 2020, starting at 19.00, in the garden of the City Museum Mirko Komnenovic will be a book promotion Nebojsa Rasa "Mirko Komnenovic" and a manifestation on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the people's benefactor, longtime mayor, MP and endowment holder Mirko Komnenovic (1870-1941).
In addition to the author Nebojsa Rasa, the audience will be addressed by the director of the Public Institution "City Museum Mirko Komnenovic and Gallery Josip Bepo Benkovic" Slavica Bozovic, Vice President of Herceg Novi Milos Konjevic and Executive Director of Public Service RTV Herceg Novi and President of NGO "MATICA BOKE" Zeljko Komnenovic .
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The opening of the eighth big sports and tourist event "Big game fishing" is scheduled for tomorrow evening, September 09, at the restaurant "Jadran" in Škver.

With respect to all preventive measures of the NKT, the competition and hunting of tuna, swordfish, needlefish, lampuga, albacore and tuna carcass relatives will begin on Thursday, August 10. Out of 20 registered teams, in addition to the domestic ones, there will be participants from Serbia and Croatia. The ships will set sail for three days at 8 a.m. from the City Port and hunt at distances from shore to 12 miles. Crews of 2 or 4 members will take the rods out of the sea at 17.30 pm and return to the City Port at 18 pm. This will be followed by measuring and weighing the catch at 20 pm in the "Adriatic", with the allowed number of visitors. In compliance with the rules on the minimum weight of fish that will be fished or scored, each tuna under 15 kg, swordfish under 10 kg, arbakor and carcass under 5 kg and needlefish under 3 kg will be released. The competition ends on Saturday night with the announcement of the winner. The organizers of the tournament are the Big Game Fishing Club Herceg Novi and the Association for Sport Fishing of Montenegro, with several sponsors.