2014 Rešetari meetings competition

The Rešetari Culture & Visual Arts Society is organising the XVII Rešetari Meeting of Poets on September 12th 2014. Saturday September 13th will see the promotion of the VI Collection of Poems by Young Poets and the presentation of the XVII Collection of Poems by Croatian Poets from the Emigrant Communities.

Klapa Pasika on tour in America

The club’s activities have also served to remind the younger generations of the twelve settlements of the autonomous 13th to 19th century Poljica Duchy. One of these settlements is Kostanje, home to the Klapa Pasika. They travelled to the USA at the invitation of Poljica region natives in Chicago to sing for their anniversary festivities.

The 16th Rešetari Meeting of Poets

A surprise for the participants of the Meeting and their guests – two years after the opening of the retrospective exhibition in Zagreb on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the painter’s birth – was the opening of an exhibition of seventeen drawings in pen and Indian ink wash from a 1991 donation stored at the Modern Gallery in Zagreb, and one portrait entitled Indian With Wool Cap from a 1994 donation owned by the CHF by Croatian emigrant painter Kristian Kreković. On hand to present the project was Ljerka Galic, head of the CHF department of emigrant heritage.

September double issue of Matica magazine

The latest issue of features an article about a prominent French Croatian, the well-known construction entrepreneur and philanthropist Mate Gabelica, and the many CHF summer programmes – the Creating Theatre seminar, the Little School of Croatian Language and Culture, the Folk Costume Workshop and Task Force.

See you all at Task Force

The participants of the Task Force event and their work in Murter were showcased at the final evening along with a presentation of the participants of Croatian language instruction and photographic and video material from the fieldwork at the Colentum site.

Poets in Split

Split was the venue for the presentation of two collections published by the Croatian Emigrant Lyricism association – the 11th collection On Trodden Paths and the 12th collection In Search Of Lost Horizons. Ivanka Madunić Kuzmanović, a member of the association from the US state of Wisconsin, presented her own collection Croatia – Source and Estuary.