Fifty photographs from the CHF archives on display at the monastery in Tolisa depict the life and work of Croatians that have moved abroad. On hand to speak to the gathered audience were Ms Antoljak and special guest art historian Antoaneta Štefančić.
The three-day event will gather thirty tamburitza and folklore ensembles at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown hotel.
A multimedia round table with Branka Bezić Filipović was staged by the Kaštela municipal library and the local branch office of the CHF. The event, staged as part of the Croatian Book Month, also included a screening of the documentary movie Juan Ursić Ostoić – Builder of Lighthouses at the End of the World, a presentation of a virtual museum of emigration from Croatia’s southern region of Dalmatia, and a promotion of the book Chilean Writers of Croatian Extraction.
Smiljana Šunde, a long time reporter and editor with the documentary and education programme departments at national broadcaster Croatian Radio, has self-published her fifth book, Batili su ocean, the fruit of four decades of research.
The Blatski Fižuli Culture Institution and the Municipality of Blato Tourism Board showcased the 4 Islands / 4 Towns / 4 Recipes project and announced the upcoming 7th Days of Blato Lumblija at an event hosted by the Dubrovnik branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation.
On hand to discuss the Croatian at Heart textbook, fully harmonised with the Croatian instruction abroad curriculum, were two natives of Blato—the author Dijana Ančić and the edition editor Emica Calogjera Rogić, joined by reviewer Igor Marko Gligorić.
The latest issue offers plenty of fascinating stories and events in the ethnic Croatian communities in other European and in overseas countries. This year’s packed event schedule is covered in articles on our School of Folklore in Zadar, the Ethnic Croatian Minority Communities Youth Forum in Hungary’s Koljnof, and an article on a September round table at the CHF.
Croatian Catholic Radio has begun broadcasting its Živa veza (“Living Bond”) show, targeted to the Croatian diaspora. The show is edited and anchored by Tuga Tarle.
The Dražen Petrović arena at the Croatian language kindergarten, elementary school, secondary school and dormitory in Hungary’s Budapest was the venue for the First Memorial Basketball Tournament, won by Šibenik’s Dražen Petrović Junior Basketball Club.
The exhibition, staged at the premises of the Alliance Française, was opened by Gerard Denegri, the first honorary consul of the French Republic in Croatia, and Branka Bezić Filipović, the head of our Split branch office.