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.
The deadline for participant registration for the IV Croatian World Games has been extended to the 1st of April of this year. Propositions will be published on the Internet site of the Games
The prominent New Orleans restaurateur and philanthropist was born in Igrane near Makarska, and moved to the United States of America in 1964. He passed away in his 95th year, in peace and in the company of his family. Drago’s restaurants now operate at three locations and are run by his son Tommy.
President Grabar Kitarović has appointed the former chief executive of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Rheinhessen and president of the German-Croatian Society, both based in Mainz, the new Croatian honorary consul in this German city.
Choreographer Kričković was the recipient of the Bronze (1971) and Silver (1979) Distinguished Labour Decorations of the socialist/communist Hungarian People’s Republic, the Erkel Prize (1976), the award of the SZOT socialist national council of trade unions (1984), the Distinguished Artist Medal of the Hungarian People’s Republic (1989) and the Cross of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (1995).
The book delves into issues of church history and pastoral theology and is the first work of its kind to condense all of the critical aspects of the pastoral care of Croatian Catholics in Germany. It offers a chiefly historical context to the emergence and current activity of Croatian Catholic missions, communities and parishes in Germany.
The recording has been issued by state operated broadcaster Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT) and features a studio performance recorded in July of 2015 by the HRT Choir and Symphony Orchestra and soloists Evelin Novak, Leon Košavić, Domagoj Dorotić and Giorgio Surian in the lead roles and Mario Bokun and Stefano Surian in supporting roles.