On 10 June Tereza Kesovija was presented a French arts and literature decoration by Mr Veyssièren, the French ambassador, at a reception staged at the diplomat’s residence in Zagreb’s Tuškanac quarter.
We look at the Gacka River through the lens of Marin Knezović’s section on history, Darko Mihelj’s look at the endemic flora and fauna, Nika Jakab’s section featuring the animals characteristic of the region, and Sanja Vulić’s Cues in Communication section.
CHF director Marić and CFU national vice president Bertović exchanged gifts, with Bertović offering his congratulations on the occasion of the CHF’s seventieth birthday. The meeting was covered by the Moja Hrvatska online media portal.
Lujo and his elder brother Štefe Janković worked with many local groups and associations in shaping the cultural life of the ethnic Croatian community of Hrvatski Jandrof.
The Croatian Heritage Foundation hosted a concert at the national theatre building in Zagreb to mark seven decades of its work with the Croatian diaspora, our minority enclaves abroad, and with the Croatians of neighbouring Bosnia-Herzegovina. With its many long-standing and new programmes and events, the CHF continues to promote our culture, and preserve our traditions, heritage and language among Croatian communities abroad.
The men’s and women’s costumes on exhibit from the collection of Zagreb’s Folk Costume Loan and Workshop, and the photographic images, present the variations of Croatian folk garb present in modern Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Czechia, Italy, Hungary, Kosovo, Serbia and Romania.
Eugenio Mimica Barassi, a great man and a great writer and academician, the pride of Chile and Croatia, has passed away. A recipient of numerous prizes and recognitions, he served as president of the Magallanes chapter of the Chilean Writers’ Society and was a full member of the Chilean Language Academy.