The Catholic holy mass was followed by a concert featuring the Libertas mixed choir from Dubrovnik conducted by Viktor Lenert and accompanied by pianist Ivana Jelača. On hand to welcome the gathered and thank the hosts for their hospitality were Duška Madunić, the president of the Croatian Community of the Veneto region, and Maja Mozara, the head of the Dubrovnik branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation.
The Eve exhibition was opened by Tonći Šitin. Joining the artist to speak at the opening was Gerard Denegri, the first honorary consul of France in Split.
The new premises, at No 14C Fra Grge Martića street, was blessed by friar Miljenko Mića Stojić from Mostar, followed by a welcome address from Croatian World Congress president Vinko Sabljo.
No one has described temporary migrant workers and people on the bottom rungs of the societal ladder with as much compassion, comprehension and humour as Trumbetaš has. Particularly vivid in this aspect was the artist’s alter ego, his anti-hero Tonči, the protagonist of many of Trumbetaš’ sketches.
Juraj Pavlović’s exhibition, organised by the Dubrovnik branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, opened at the gallery of the Society of the Friends of Dubrovnik.
Fifteen Croaticum course participants from the Croatian communities in South America, Australia, Hungary and Austria have already applied for CHF summer programmes.
In the latest issue read all about a conference staged by the Croatian Women’s Network, the Večernji list daily newspaper’s Domovnica Award ceremony, a retrospective exhibition in Zagreb of the work of Emanuel Vidović, the promotion of Aleksandra Ščukanec’s Narratives from a Forgotten Region and much, much more.
One of the organisers of the televised event that drew some twelve hundred visitors to the packed sports arena was the Odžak chapter of the Napredak Croatian Culture Society
Broadcasting on the Internet kicks off on the 1st of May from the equipped studio in Schaffhausen, with the first shows already in production
Davor Solter is the first Croatian researcher to become a laureate of the Gairdner Foundation; the official award ceremony is slated for October in Toronto