This year the Chilean independence celebration dovetailed with the Whole World in Split event. Chilean ambassador Juan Luis Nilo was in Split to welcome the people that gathered at the waterfront celebration that saw seven Cueca dancers performing this attractive Chilean national dance.
Hajszan’s work is of exceptional importance not only to the culturological history of this ethnic Croatian minority enclave, especially in the area of present-day Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and Czechia, but also to homeland philologists and historians.
The three-day event saw youth in our minority community discuss the issues of minority education in the Croatian language and learn more about the cultural and historical heritage of the local ethnic Croatian community.
The double issue marks the fortieth anniversary of the magazine, launched in 1978, and the twentieth anniversary of the beatification of Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac in 1998.
The first digital volume, The Proceedings of the Round Table on Mate Meršić Miloradić, incorporates lectures from a round table event organised by the Croatian Writers’ Association and the CHF following on academician Nikola Benčić’s Miloradić – The Life, Work and Affairs of Mate Meršić Miloradić 1850–1928, staged on the 25th of April of this year.
The 21st poetry meeting in Rešetari was staged by hosts the Rešetari Literary and Arts Society and the CHF. The event was held under the high patronage of President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović and under the auspices of the culture ministry, the City of Zagreb and Brod-Posavina County. Also on board as co-organisers and sponsors were the Municipality of Rešetari and the State Office for Croats Abroad.
The latest issue focuses on the rich and diverse summer programmes offered by the Croatian Heritage Foundation: the University School of Croatian Language and Culture in Zagreb, the Little School of Croatian Language and Culture in Novi Vinodolski, the Traditional Folk Costume Review and Miss Croatian Folk Costume Pageant for Croatians Abroad, homeland tours for diaspora community folklore groups, the Task Force in Fužine and on the island of Cres, the Creating Theatre seminar, the Summer School of Croatian Folklore and much, much, more.
With this book Australian and ethnic Croatian Vanda Boras Podravac has significantly enriched the autobiographical emigrant narrative of our people in the post-World War II period.
On behalf of director Marić CHF executive secretary Mašala Perković presented HKUD Fala president Bukovac a CHF letter of commendation to mark the group’s fortieth year and for its work in nurturing and developing Croatian cultural heritage in the European Year of Cultural Heritage.
Eighteen participants have enrolled in this autumn round, five of which have received a stipend from the State Office for Croats Abroad. They will participate in the course from their homes in fifteen countries around the world.