Croatian Diaspora Folk Costume Collection Presented

The Croatian diaspora folk costume collection was created in 2004 under a new systematisation of the museum collections, drawn from the existing collections, and now has over seven hundred physical exhibits and has been entirely digitalised. It brings together the apparel of members of the Croatian ethnic communities in various parts of central and eastern European countries: Austria, Czechia, Kosovo, Hungary, Romania and Serbia.

Sagena Klapa Ensemble Visits Chile


The Sagena ensemble staged two concerts in Chile at the Moneda culture centre and at the Estadio croata ethnic Croatian club. The Sagena klapa ensemble also staged a klapa singing workshop at the Domovina Croatian culture association, home to the first all-women’s klapa ensemble in Chile, created with the assistance of Stjepana Lukašević from Zadar.

A Croatian Trace in Space

The name Stribor for the star around which the exoplanet Veles orbits was proposed by Biserka Gržeta, a researcher with a long career at the Ruđer Bošković Institute. And while invisible to the naked eye, researchers believe that “our” Veles is by no means a small or uninteresting planet.

Round Table on Similarities and Differences in Waves of Emigration

The panel discussion featured Tado Jurić (Catholic University of Croatia), Karolina Novinščak Kölker (University of Regensburg), Stjepan Šterc (University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies), Caroline Hornstein Tomić (Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences), Jasna Čapo (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research), and Josip Jurčević (University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies). The event also featured Tado Jurić’s concise exhibition of materials related to Croatian guest workers in Germany.