In our thematic examination of the Adriatic isles we look at the culture, history and natural bounty of the island of Mljet, situated in the magical waters facing Dubrovnik. Along with the crossing of the apostle Paul’s travels and this island, and a literary residence at an Odyssean refuge, readers will learn of the fascinating careers of people that have left Mljet to live in New York and California.
The latest issue of Matica magazine offers some one hundred illustrations and a broad range of articles on ethnic Croatian communities abroad, all set against the backdrop of the current pandemic trepidation associated with SARS-CoV-2, and the earthquake in Zagreb
Humanitarian Olga Stoss (95) is now one of the nine people to be honoured with an honorary citizenship for their special contributions to the city and the community.
The March issue of the Croatian Heritage Foundation’s monthly Matica magazine features top events of all-Croatian and international significance. This month’s issue is dedicated to Cres, the largest island in the Adriatic Sea
This year’s conference was organised by the Croatian Women’s Network in collaboration with the Croatian Heritage Foundation. The exhibition held on the occasion featured the paintings of Ankica Perge Karačić, a native of Ilok now living and creating in Germany’s Iserlohn.
The Croatian Cup is a competitive sports event played between ethnic Croatian football (soccer) clubs in Switzerland and organised by the Association of Croatian Football Clubs in Switzerland. The competition is organised in four regional groups, with group winners going on to compete in the final tournament.
The gathered event participants, many natives of the island of Korčula and the town of Blato, and their guests, were warmly welcomed by Croatian Heritage Foundation director Mijo Marić. Taking part in the presentation was long time Blato mayor and now Member of Croatian Parliament Branko Bačić.
In a very broad field of competitors from over seventy countries around the world the Croatian national representatives returned to their homes sporting two team medals, six individual bronze medals, and four individual silver medals.
(7th HIDIS) which will take place at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences from the 14th to the 15th November 2019.
University professor, linguist, writer, historian and Jesuit priest Vladimir Horvat led the Croatian Catholic Mission in the French capital of Paris for a decade, where he joined the effort to found a Croatian studies department at the Sorbonne University. He lectured to his retirement at the University of Zagreb’s Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Studies and at the university’s Department of Croatian Studies. He also served as the director of the Croatian Institute of History in Vienna