In the new year we will continue to showcase our stunning Adriatic islands and their points of interest, people, natural wonders, flora, fauna and history. This issue focuses on the island of Lastovo. We are also introducing two new columns: Croatian Musicians and The Sociological Puzzle.
The Vlado Kristl–Madeleine, Madeleine programme will open and close with three thematically linked units and is the work of the Paris chapter of the association of former student of Croatian universities AMCA, and the Lapidarium museum of Novigrad.
The Croatian diaspora folk costume collection was created in 2004 under a new systematisation of the museum collections, drawn from the existing collections, and now has over seven hundred physical exhibits and has been entirely digitalised. It brings together the apparel of members of the Croatian ethnic communities in various parts of central and eastern European countries: Austria, Czechia, Kosovo, Hungary, Romania and Serbia.
The priest Dragan Filipović and Ms Ágnes Prodán were presented the Order of the Croatian Interlace. Charters of the Republic of Croatia were presented to the Days of Croatian Film in Orašje, the Croatian department at the Institute of Slavic Studies of the University of Pécs’s Faculty of Humanities, the Croatian National Council of Montenegro, the Croatian Civic Society of Montenegro-Kotor, Radio Dux, and the Veseli Gradišćanci Croatian Culture Society.
Presenting the Croatian Emigrant Almanac on the occasion of the CHF’s 69th anniversary were CHF director Mijo Marić, promoters Željko Holjevac and Marijeta Rajković Iveta and the almanac’s editor Vesna Kukavica.