For his contributions during his thirty years of work in this country Monsignor Balvanović was awarded Peruvian citizenship by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, with the decision presented to him by Dr Eduardo Sevilla Echevarria, the head of the office for migration and interior affairs, and by Dr Roxana del Aguila-Petrovic, the general director of Migrations Peru.
Vinko Stanišić, the first vice president of the Federation of Croatian Associations of Sweden and the president of HKD Jadran of Malmö, was in Zagreb to meet with CHF director Marić.
The latest round of the HiT-1 on-line course teaching Croatian as a second and foreign language wrapped up with a final exam taken by the fifteen students participating in the autumn semester.
Publishing house Almanah of Skopje has plans for a further two major translations of Croatian authors: Ivana Brlić Mažuranić’s Tales of Long Ago and August Šenoa’s Peasants’ Revolt.
This unique volume, the work of Frano Ercegović and photographer Milan Dobrilović, bears witness to the great number of Catholic churches, monasteries, chapels, crosses, parish houses, captain’s residences, monuments and archaeological sites that are part of the many centuries of Croatian heritage in Montenegro’s Boka Kotorska.
The focus of the meeting was on the preparations for the upcoming 52nd CFU Junior Tamburitza Festival, to be organised by the CHF and featuring fifteenth CFU ensembles and one from Croatia.
The president visited the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she presented a national decoration to well known Croatian-American researcher Marin Soljačić.
Croatian-British ballet dancer Jelko Yuresha donated this important and valuable collection to the museum and the city of Zagreb as a whole
CHF deputy director Tepeš and the head of our culture department Snježana Jurišić took part in the event in the Bačka region at the invitation of the Vladimir Nazor Croatian Culture Association of Stanišić.
The exhibition featuring the work of five Croatian artists who live and work in Italy was opened in the frame of the 23rd Croatian Minorities Forum at the Croatian Heritage Foundation headquarters.