Festival organisers the Croatian Culture Association of Switzerland, the Vukovar branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation and the Matrix Croatica chapters in Vinkovci and Vukovar staged a rich event programme.
This long time member of AMCA Toronto, a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union, a founder and stage manager with the Croatian-Canadian theatre troupe Histerioni, a successful business woman, an art enthusiast and collector, has left us in her 66th year.
She served as the head of the Split municipality branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation from the 1970s through to her retirement in 1990. She was much loved among the emigrant communities in Australia and New Zealand with whom she worked most.
Representatives of the San Pedro, California-based Libertas Foundation awarded scholarships to eleven pupils from across Dubrovnik-Neretva County on the 21st of September.
The issue offers an excellent overview of the successful CHF summer programmes: the jubilee University School of Croatian Language and Culture, the jubilee Little School of Croatian Language and Culture, the Summer School of Croatian Folklore, the Creating Theatre seminar and this year’s Task Force.
Jadran, a legendary Croatian ensemble in Argentina, staged a brilliant concert in August at Buenos Aires’ Usina del Arte theatre to celebrate its 70th anniversary.
The exhibition celebrates the 115th anniversary of the founding of HKD Napredak and offers a retrospective of the society’s publications held by the National and University Library relevant to the society’s wealth of work in the field of culture, starting from the revival of the society in 1990 through to 2015. The exhibition catalogue features sixty-three bibliographic entries.
Kaye Dragicevich offers a look at some two hundred stories of Croatian immigrants to the north of New Zealand, accompanied by nine hundred authentic photographs. The book is the result of many years of research by the author and Frank Vinac, the son of an immigrant from the Croatian seaside town of Zaostrog.
The state secretary heading the State Office for Croats Abroad will convene the first session of the newly appointed council, the second round of appointments to a new term since 2013.
The emigrant gathering in Dubrovnik draws many ethnic Croatians from around the world