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.
Taking part in the CHF hosted Forum were representatives of the ethnic Croatian communities of Montenegro, Serbia (Vojvodina), Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy (Molise region) and Romania.
Composer, music producer and performing artist Nenad Bach was recognised for his forty years of work as an artist in the music industry and for his contribution to the music scene and promoting Croatian music abroad.
In Mosonmagyarovar the delegation took part in the celebration of Croatian Day where CHF director Marić opened the Value of Gradišće Croatians in Hungary exhibition at the UFM Arena.
The prizes will be presented at a ceremony at Zagreb’s Sheraton hotel on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
Also in the latest issue read all about a visit by a Croatian delegation to our communities in Australia and New Zealand, the promotion of a collection of papers produced by the Second Croatian Diaspora Congress, the 43rd Annual Croatian Soccer Tournament in Canberra and much, much more.
The picture book is for children in the country and abroad, with translations into English, Italian, French, German and Spanish by Mate Maras and Viktor Žmegač.
The three-day gathering of the descendants of Croatian emigrants to South America, the third such event, aims to encourage networking and unity among the emigrant Croatian communities on the continent, to nurture the national identity and closer ties between the diaspora and Croatia
CHF Director Marić was in Australia and New Zealand with a delegation from Bosnia-Herzegovina for a two-week visit to numerous emigrant representatives and associations to learn more about their work and activity.