In 2008th Croatian Parliament announced a special tribute to a unique Croatian product – the tie, declaring the 18 October as the Cravat Day. For the seventh consecutive year, all Croats will celebrate this day which is being increasingly marked by all lovers of ties around the world.
In Croatia, this day will be celebrated in many cities. In Rijeka the tie will be celebrated with traditional Omisalj festivity called Stomorina, where everyone will wear silk scarves (facola).
Another celebration will be organized in Pula, with an opening of the art and photography exhibition of students from Pula’s gymnasium. The name of the exhibition is ‘With ties to the Europe’. Pula will also promote a special tie with the emblem of the Istria region.
In Kastela near Split, a photographer Sime Strikoman is going to shoot a Millennium photo. He will arrange people in the formation of a big tie. Dubrovnik will mark this Day at the restaurant Pantarul which will offer a welcome drink to all their visitors.
For every Croatian man, especially on this day, the tied tie is a unique symbol of mastery that has transformed the appearance of a modern man. Instead of tie women wear silk scarfs, as a symbol of love and loyalty.