October Issue of Matica magazine available

In the latest issue read all about the celebration of the 850th anniversary of the consecration of the St Tripun cathedral in Kotor, the Days of Croatian Film in Orašje, the Summer School of Croatian Folklore, a retrospective exhibition of the work of Anton Cetin, the Rešetari poetry gathering and much, much more.

Lupis Honoured in Viganj

Joining historians Marijan Buljan, Mislav Rubić PhD and Mihaela Kovačić was the head of the Split branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation Branka Bezić Filipović, presenting a biographic film about Ivan Lupis Vukić.

Strossmayer Commemorative Plaque Unveiled in Prague

A commemorative plaque dedicated to the achievements of Strossmayer has been unveiled on Prague’s Strossmayer square. The idea of installing the plaque was put forward in 2015 by the Croatian-Czech Society and the Croatian embassy to mark Strossmayer’s 200th birth anniversary, with funding provided by the City of Zagreb.

Anton Cetín Exhibition Opens at National & University Library in Zagreb

Cetín is a Croatian born artist who has lived and worked in Canada for over forty years. He has made a donation of eighty of his works – prints, drawings and collages – to the graphic arts collection of the National and University Library, further broadening his oeuvre in the collection. The donated work, created in the period from 1962 to 2015, covers a period and range of work and artistic level that is rarely seen in galleries.

Learning Croatian Through Songs

A CD aimed at teaching the Croatian language through songs by musician Franco Ferrera Cvitanović, a member of the Croatian Government’s advisory board on Croatians abroad, was presented at the Estadio Croata club in Santiago de Chile. The CD release was financed with funding provided by the Croatian State Office for Croats Abroad.