Canada Day Society Event in Zagreb

Canadian-Croatian a cappella ensemble Klapa Kartolina of Windsor, Ontario kicked off its Croatian tour at the event. Their tour of the country is organised and supported by the Croatian Heritage Foundation. Also performing was the group’s female section the Klapa Fritule, which brings together second-generation Canadians of Croatian ethnic extraction.

Victoria’s Young Croats on Homeland Tour

The ten-day tour kicked off with a reception at the Croatian Heritage Foundation where the participants were welcomed by director Mijo Marić. The group of sixty-seven diaspora Croats includes seventeen young families with a total of thirty-two children, twenty-six of whom are under the age of twelve. For many it was their first ever visit to Croatia.