Zagreb mayor Bandić presented the Medal of the City of Zagreb to Roman Catholic bishop Živković for his contribution to connecting ethnic Croatians living in other countries with their ancestral land of origin. The bishop for his part presented gifts as a sign of gratitude to Zagreb and Vukovar and to Croatian Government as sponsors of the concert.
The latest issue covers the fifteenth anniversary of the opening of a CHF branch in Vukovar and a visit by the Croatian president and a CHF delegation to Pittsburgh for the 125th anniversary of the Croatian Fraternal Union. Matica also covers a number of book promos and publications dealing with diaspora issues.
Eminent Croatian philosopher Edo Pivčević was at the National & University Library in Zagreb where he donated copies of the British-Croatian Review he founded in the UK.