Celebration of the 90th anniversary of Croatian Day in Pittsburgh

This year, the program and celebration of this great jubilee consisted of the performance of “Jadran Beaver Valley Tamburitzans” from Aliquippa and “The Tamburitzans” from Pittsbugh, successors of the formerly famous Duquesne tamburica, Duquesene Polytechnic. The program was led by the president of the English speaking CFU Lodges, Michael Ricci, and the national president of the Croatian Fraternal Union, Edward W. Pazo, greeted the audience with a remarkable speech.

Film workshop in Orašje

For another year, the coordinator of the project from the Croatian Heritage Foundation was Nives Antoljak. She did not hide the pleasure of working with young people, nor did Sanja Pejić, the director of the Center for Culture, a partner of that project. Antoljak and Pejić presented the diplomas to the participants of the workshop after the screening of the film in the open space of the summer cinema.

27th Days of Croatian film Ivo Gregurević in Orašje

In addition to other high-ranking guests, the representative of the Croatian Embassy in Sarajevo, Mladen Glavina, state secretary of the Central State Office for Croats Abroad, Zvonko Miias, the director of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, Mijo Marić, and Ivo Kujundžić, editor-in-chief of the program for Croats outside the Republic of Croatia on HRT, media sponsor of the event