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.

19th meeting the HIL in Makarska

The three-day programme will see the poets visit Makarska, Zaostrog, Živogošće and Biokovo Nature Park. A gala evening of music and literature will be staged at the hall of the Arte music school in Makarska, with HIL poets joined by local poets from the southern Croatian region of Dalmatia and many guests.

Art Colony Opens in Rešetari

On behalf of sponsor the CHF the event was open by the head of our culture department, who noted its contribution to the local community and its cultural and societal life, and the bridges created with painters abroad, primarily those coming from the ethnic Croatian enclaves in other European countries, the Croatian national component of Bosnia-Herzegovina and in the many diaspora communities elsewhere.

Honorary University of Split Doctorates to Rudan and Đikić

The University of Split will award honorary doctorates to two of our prominent scientists, Igor Rudan DSc and Ivan Đikić DSc, on the 14th of June. The ceremony will coincide with the University of Split Day. There can be nothing more logical than this decision considering that both men worked at the University of Split’s School of Medicine for extended periods and that they remain associated with the School of Medicine.

German-Croatian Folklore Groups Gather for Festival

Nine folklore ensembles from the Croatian Catholic missions, communities and parishes in Essen, Darmstadt, Nürnberg, Düsseldorf, Offenbach, Ludwigsburg, Frankfurt, Stuttgart/Bad Cannstatt and Wuppertal gathered at the Martinsee culture and sports centre. The 28th Croatian Folklore Festival was staged in Heusenstamm near the German city of Offenbach am Main on the 4th of May. The event…