Joining the author to discuss the book at the headquarters of the Croatian Writers’ Association was writer and essayist Željka Lovrenčić, literary critic Branimir Romac, and event moderator Lada Žigo Španić.
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.
The documentary is directed by Ištvan Filaković, with screenplay by Vladimir Brnardić and Nenad Bach, Dražen Lipka serving as director of photography, editing by Mladen Radaković, and with music composed by Nenad Bach. The original soundtrack was recorded by the Croatian Radio and Television Symphonic Orchestra under conductor Alan Bjelinski.
The event opened with a Croatian language mass at St Mary of Carmel church in Staro Velenje, celebrated by the priest Tomislav Markić. Joining the local Croatian community for the event was Croatian Heritage Foundation executive secretary Diana Mašala Perković.
The exhibition is hosted by the Croatian Heritage Foundation, with Effatha, a Roman Catholic prayer group on hand to sing at the opening.
This issue presents a report on the degenia, a plant endemic to the Velebit mountain range in Croatia, and wraps up our long-standing columns section in its current form. The upcoming double issue will introduce our new columns.
Frairs Toni Mutnik and Vlado Klement Novak celebrated their fiftieth year of service, while Friar Euzebijo Petar Mak celebrated his sixtieth. Their many years of work in the service of the Roman Catholic Church and the ethnic Croatian community in Sydney has earned them the gratitude of their parishioners.
Ono što se promijenilo od prvog kongresa do danas iznio je i osnivač Marin Sopta. Veliku pažnju su privukli i paneli o medijima i zdravstvenom turizmu gdje su predstavljanjem pozitivnih primjera poput prezentacije uspješnog poduzetništva, zdravstvenog turizma te raznih inovativnih projekata