Cetín is a Croatian born artist who has lived and worked in Canada for over forty years. He has made a donation of eighty of his works – prints, drawings and collages – to the graphic arts collection of the National and University Library, further broadening his oeuvre in the collection. The donated work, created in the period from 1962 to 2015, covers a period and range of work and artistic level that is rarely seen in galleries.
A CD aimed at teaching the Croatian language through songs by musician Franco Ferrera Cvitanović, a member of the Croatian Government’s advisory board on Croatians abroad, was presented at the Estadio Croata club in Santiago de Chile. The CD release was financed with funding provided by the Croatian State Office for Croats Abroad.
Joining the author to speak about the book were literary critic Darija Žilić, writer Lada Žigo and the book’s editor Antun Pavešković representing the Croatian Writers’ Society as the publisher.
On hand to speak about the poet and her lyrical oeuvre were CHF acting director Piskulić, the editor of the Macedonian Voice magazine and event moderator Milena Georgievska and historian and writer Đuro Vidmarović, a member of the governing board of the CHF.
The exhibition was organised by the Croatian Civic Society of Montenegro and the Split branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, whose head Branka Bezić Filipović was on hand to speak of the life and work of this renowned sculptor
This round will run through to December 4th of 2016 when all participants that pass the final exam will received confirmation of participation and a record of their grades from the University of Zagreb. The HiT-1 Croatian internet course is the first university on-line course teaching Croatian as a second and foreign language in the Republic of Croatia, launched at the initiative of the CHF.
The HDZ took two of the available three seats seat aside for Croatians abroad, with the most votes going to the top candidate on the HDZ slate Dr Božo Ljubić and the second candidate on the slate Željko Raguž. The third seat was won by independent candidate Željko Glasnović
Collaborating on this exhibition were specialists with the Vinkovci municipal museum and academy educated painter Ivan Križanac, who also served as the selector of works
The Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography has announced the release of its Croatian Dictionary of Settlements, a modern directory of inhabited settlements and the demonyms (ethnics) and the ktetic (possessive) forms derived from the place names (toponyms)