Read our interview with translator Nicolas Raljević, recently decorated with the Order of the Croatian Morning Star for his contribution to the promotion of Croatian dramatic arts and literature in France, and about a promising young operatic bass singer born in Karlovac and earning acclaim at the opera in Stuttgart.
The participants of the eighth review were greeted by Croatian Heritage Foundation deputy director Mr Ivan Tepeš and by Ms Žana Ćorić, an advisor with special status for Croatians in Bosnia-Herzegovina at the State Office for Croats Abroad. Guests of honour at the event were Petar Hategan from Romania, Ljerka Sindik from Montenegro, Manda Oršulić from Germany, and Katarina Horvatović from Zagreb, joined by previous participants of the review.
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At the final evening the gathered viewed a documentary and a sketch by the participants showcasing the outcome of the Croatian language and heritage workshop. The participants are people with ancestry in Croatia that travelled here from Mongolia, Bolivia, Argentina, Italy and France, and participants from Bosnia-Herzegovina.
A special commendation and Domovnica prize sculpture for fifteen years of sponsorship was presented to the Croatian Heritage Foundation, and to the Croatian general consulate in Stuttgart and general consul Ivan Sablić for the many years of support for the Večernji List daily newspaper’s annual promotional event.
Eduard R. Antonich has dedicated his work, co-published in Zagreb by AGM and the Croatian Heritage Foundation, to his grandfather and grandmother Maks and Marija, from whom he gained his love of Croatia.