The exhibition opened at the Marin Držić Theatre as part of the 2014 13th Dubrovnik Festa. The event is organised by the Festa Dubrovnik association, the Croatian Heritage Foundation and the Sebastian Art Gallery.
Vladimir Novak is a native of the town of Varaždin who spent some forty years in America working as a photographer, reporter and editor in Hollywood and as a chronicler and activist in the local Croatian community.
The first of this year’s events staged by the Split branch office of the CHF was dedicated to Canadian Croatians. It opened at the Baka Gallery Café with a screening of the film Drops of Sea, Drops of Sun, followed by the founding a Friends of Hajduk Society, a visit to the Croatian General Consulate, the Croatian Studies department at Waterloo University and wound up with a constructive meeting at the Canadian Croatian Chamber of Commerce.