One of the objectives of the visit, along with meeting with people of Croatian descent, was to create links between the universities in Split and Houston, which we worked on with honorary Croatian consul in Houston Philip Berquist.
The symposium on selected topics of interest for the Gradišće Croatian community was organised on the 35th anniversary of the work of historian and philologist Robert Hajszan. The event also promoted Hajszan’s book Concerning Gradišće Croatian Pannonia, published last year by the Croatian Heritage Foundation.
Eight topical sections in the Almanac offer thirty-two articles that delve into very diverse material concerning the Croatian communities in overseas countries and the European neighbourhood.
Thanks to the collaboration of the Museum of Lika in the town of Gospić and the CHF of Zagreb, the museum’s director Vesna Bunčić on the 10th of February signed an agreement with Darko Ivić, the representative of the Croatian Conservation Institute, on the permanent holding of thirty-three paintings by Croatian emigrant painter Kristijan Kreković.
In the latest issue read all about the Tesla exhibition at the Mimara Museum, Kolinda Grabar Kitarović’s election victory, the Gradišće Croatian Metron Award, the Velebit Croatian association in Gothenburg and much, much more.
The exhibition of sculptures in stone and bronze by artist Pero Jelisić was opened by Mimara Museum director Tugomir Lukšić, with welcome addresses from CHF director Marin Knezović, academician Vladimir Paar and Mr Jelisić.