The Almanac’s 450 pages, divided into eight thematic sections, offer a diversity of material in thirty-two articles linking some twenty countries. For the past eighteen years the Croatian Emigrant Almanac has been edited by Vesna Kukavica, and the popularity and highly informative nature of the now traditional trilingual Croatian/English/Spanish summaries of the published articles is certainly winning over new readers, especially abroad.
President Grabar Kitarović has appointed the former chief executive of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Rheinhessen and president of the German-Croatian Society, both based in Mainz, the new Croatian honorary consul in this German city.
The lively folk costumes and melodies of the Sveti Juraj Culture & Arts Society of Desinić were followed by a welcome from CHF acting director Mirjana Ana Marija Piskulić to all the guests and performers, noting the many years of the competition featured in the exhibition.
Choreographer Kričković was the recipient of the Bronze (1971) and Silver (1979) Distinguished Labour Decorations of the socialist/communist Hungarian People’s Republic, the Erkel Prize (1976), the award of the SZOT socialist national council of trade unions (1984), the Distinguished Artist Medal of the Hungarian People’s Republic (1989) and the Cross of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (1995).
The book delves into issues of church history and pastoral theology and is the first work of its kind to condense all of the critical aspects of the pastoral care of Croatian Catholics in Germany. It offers a chiefly historical context to the emergence and current activity of Croatian Catholic missions, communities and parishes in Germany.
The recording has been issued by state operated broadcaster Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT) and features a studio performance recorded in July of 2015 by the HRT Choir and Symphony Orchestra and soloists Evelin Novak, Leon Košavić, Domagoj Dorotić and Giorgio Surian in the lead roles and Mario Bokun and Stefano Surian in supporting roles.
This year the school is dedicated to its founder Dr Ivan Ivančan, a recognised Croatian ethnologist, choreographer and researcher who passed away ten years ago.
The Croata magazine of the Croatian Culture Association of Maribor is printed with the support of the Croatian State Office for Croats Abroad and can be found in print form at the premises of the association and online at the www.hkdm.si portal.
The ball in Trajštof was opened by the Tamburica Poljanci ensemble and also featured performances by the Pletari and Pinkica bands. This year again saw an excellent turnout for the event with special guests including Croatian ambassador Vesna Cvjetković and consul Niki Berlaković.
The final ceremony for the Večernji List annual Domovnica award will be staged on Saturday, March 4th, at the Kurhaus congress hall in Bad Homburg near Frankfurt am Main. Awards will be conferred to the top male and female athletes, the best amateur sports team, the best male and female musicians, singers and actors, the top event of the year and the most successful Croatian association and person of the year