La orden del Lucero Croata con el rostro de Katarina Zrinski fue entregada a Stjepan Biletić, director de la MCC en Estocolmo, la Orden de la Guarda Croata, a la presidente de la Unión de Asociaciones Croatas en Suecia, Diana Vukušić, y la Carta de la República de Croacia, a la Asociación Cultural Croata „Matija Gubec“, de Estocolmo
In the latest issue read all about the promotion of the 2017 Croatian Emigrant Almanac, the hundred-year commemoration of friar Didak Buntić’s campaign to save starving children, the passing of Croatian political torchbearer and dissident prisoner under the former communist regime Marko Veselica, the honouring of Aloysius Stepinac in the diaspora community parishes and much, much more.
Temporary student ID cards were issued to the eighteen State Office for Croats Abroad scholarship recipients, most coming from South American countries, so that they can take advantage of the subsidised meals provided to students.
On hand for the gala event was Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić, Croatian foreign and European affairs minister Davor Ivo Stier, Croatian Heritage Foundation director Mirjana Piskulić and Zvonko Milas, state secretary at Croatian Government’s State Office for Croats Abroad.
Tarle was on hand in person to promote her latest novel at the Croatian Centre in Vienna at an event moderated by Hrvatske novine magazine editor Petar Tyran.
Writer, journalist and professor Luka Brajnović was one of the founders of a department of journalistic ethics in Pamplona and has had an international journalism prize named in his honour. He retired in 1992 as a full university professor.
Ten scholarships of a total value of one hundred thousand kuna were provided by Franović, while a further five scholarships worth fifty thousand kuna were funded by the university.
Mažuranić’s epic poem The Death Of Smail-aga Čengić has now seen its seventh French translation. Canadian publisher Dominis Publishing recently released a translation by Croatian linguist Jugoslav Gospodnetić with a foreword penned by professor Mirko Tomasović.
Readers will learn about several excellent new books: Dr Adolf Polegubić’s The Pastoral Care of Croatians in Germany), a miscellany on Nikola Benčić, The Canon of Croatian Poetry and Šimun Šito Ćorić’s Looks Like There Was No Other Way
Croatian language studies are offered as of this academic year at the Burgenland College of Education. In collaboration with the University of Graz an academic department for Croatian has been set up in the frame of the new teacher education programme, with Slavic studies expert Zorka Kinda-Berlaković assuming the duties of professor.