8th Croatian Culture Parliament in Lendava

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The event opened with the presentation of Ms Mesarić Žabčić’s and Ms Tošić Grlač’s Mirisi i okusi međimurskog zavičaja u iseljeništvu (“The Aromas and Flavours of the Native Međimurje in the Diaspora Communities”). The event also saw Slađana Matić Trstenjak and Marijana Mirta open the Svetlobe (“Lights”) exhibition at the synagogue in Lendava, open through to the 31st of October.

The event opened with the presentation of Ms Mesarić Žabčić’s and Ms Tošić Grlač’s Mirisi i okusi međimurskog zavičaja u iseljeništvu (“The Aromas and Flavours of the Native Međimurje in the Diaspora Communities”). The event also saw Slađana Matić Trstenjak and Marijana Mirta open the Svetlobe (“Lights”) exhibition at the synagogue in Lendava, open through to the 31st of October.

In Memory of Jesuit Priest and Scholar Vladimir Horvat

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

Bosnia-Herzegovinian Croat Assistance Agreements Signed in Tolisa

The 2019 assistance funding went to eighty-nine programmes and projects that are of particular interest for the Croatian component of Bosnia-Herzegovina, totalling 25.8 million Croatian kuna (34 programmes and projects in the area of culture, 17 programmes and projects in the area of education and research/the sciences, 12 programmes and projects in the area of healthcare and 26 programmes and projects in other areas).

Canada Day Society Event in Zagreb

Canadian-Croatian a cappella ensemble Klapa Kartolina of Windsor, Ontario kicked off its Croatian tour at the event. Their tour of the country is organised and supported by the Croatian Heritage Foundation. Also performing was the group’s female section the Klapa Fritule, which brings together second-generation Canadians of Croatian ethnic extraction.