The meeting pooled Croatian minority representatives from Pinkovac (Austria), Martinci, Petrovo Selo, Sumarton and Kukinj (Hungary), Karaševo (Romania) and Tavankut (Serbia). The CHF culture award has been received by three Austrian, four Hungarian, two Romanian and three villages in Serbia inhabited by Croatians.
Ljerka Galic, CHF director Marin Knezović, Rešetari Literary & Visual Arts Society president Ivan De Villa and the artist’s friend Manda Bunjevac presented the exhibited works and spoke about the artist.
The sponsors of the collection of poetry are the Croatian Heritage Foundation and Brod-Posavina County, joined by co-sponsor the Municipality of Rešetari. The publisher is KLD Rešetari of Rešetari, with Ivan De Villa serving as the volume’s editor. The selection of submissions will be by writers Ivan Slišurić, Stipan Blažetin and Đuro Vidmarović.
Across the 277 pages of this monograph Brguljan has encapsulated a turbulent chronicle of this small town in the Bay of Kotor and the dramatic navigation undertaken by its seafarers across the seas and oceans of the world as captured on the paintings kept in the collection of the parish church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Prčanj.
Following the presentation of the programme in May at the Museum Documentation Centre, the Croatian Heritage Foundation branch offices in Dubrovnik and Split had the opportunity to present the event and the issues of emigration from Blato, with a particular focus on the years 1924 to 25, at the premises of the CHF branch office in Dubrovnik.
This Croatian-Canadian artist, active in Toronto for over forty years, has donated eighty works – prints, drawings and collages – created in the period from 1962 to 2015. The donation will be featured in an exhibition in the coming year to mark his eightieth birthday.
In the latest issue of Matica magazine read all about the presentation of the electronic edition of the Croatian Emigrant and Minority Communities Lexicon, the First Croatian Emigrant Congress held in Zagreb, the opening of a permanent exhibition of the work of painter Kristian Kreković in Perušić and much, much more.
The collection was promoted at the CHF’s Zagreb headquarters by CHF director Marin Knezović MSc, Dr Ivan Rogić, Dr Ivan Čizmić, Dr Franjo Maletić, Friar Josip Bebić and Dr Marin Sopta. The event was moderated by Tuga Tarle.
The presentation of the electronic edition of the Croatian Emigrant and Minority Communities Lexicon was staged on the 6th of October at the multimedia Matis Club of the Croatian Heritage Foundation’s Zagreb headquarters.