It is an occasion for a specific inventory of the most promising contemporary research into the mother tongue of our natives from 12 countries of the European neighbourhood where members of the Croatian autochthonous minority have lived for centuries. There are approximately 500,000 Croatian speakers in that area, many of whom are bilingual.
How privileged am I to collaborate with my father on a story about Croatian winemaking traditions! You may know me as a member of the diaspora in the US and an importer and an educator about the indigenous Croatian wines. You may know Vidoslav Bagur as the preeminent ethnographer of Croatian customs. But, even the…
In the presence of numerous high-ranking guests and leading Croatian connoisseurs of Marulić’s literary works, the lecture was given by the renowned philologist Zvonko Pandžić who has lived at a German address for many decades presenting at the same time his bibliophile edition—the triple “Judith“— figuratively speaking, with a facsimile of Marulić’s original writing of…
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.
The opening ceremony of the School was held at the University of Zagreb, and students were addressed by the rector of the University of Zagreb, prof. Damir Boras, PhD, director of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, Mijo Marić, prof., and the head of the School, prof. Zrinka Jelaska, PhD.
Por iniciativa del intendente Denis Ostrošić, la Ciudad de Slatina, en cooperación con la Fundación para la Emigración Croata y el Municipio de Voćin, organizó un encuentro de los iniciadores del proyecto, ex participantes, y todos aquellos que brindaron ayuda o fueron los responsables de su realización.
Under the sponsorship of the President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Marinko Čavara, and organized by the Croatian Heritage Foundation and the Humanitarian Charity Organization “Bread of St. Anthony” Sarajevo, the Cultural and Religious Heritage of Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina was held under the motto of Vratimo nadu zavičaju (Let’s Return Hope to Homeland).
his year’s “Večernji list” newspapers awards ceremony was held under the sponsorship of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Gordan Grlić Radman, and under the sponsorship of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, and the Deputy Director of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, Dr. Ivan Tepeš, presented one of the awards.
At the opening ceremony, the president of the Croatian Reading Room Hercegovac, Zrinka Cjetojević, addressed the audience and emphasized the importance of the festival, which is held to preserve the Croatian language and cultural heritage, announcing the participation of four Croatian theater groups abroad — Croatian folk ensemble “Vladimir Nazor” from, Amateur Theater of the Croatian National Council of Montenegro, Croatian theater “Travnik” and the City Youth Theater “Vitez” from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The new book, co-published by the Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences in Zagreb and the Institute for Culture of Croats of Vojvodina in Subotica, was presented virtually at Kliofest by Željko Holjevac, PhD, Mario Bara, PhD, Sandra Cvikić, PhD, and live by professor Tomislav Žigmanov.