Returnee Ivan Talaja’s Road

82-year old Ivan Talaja, a returnee from France, roundly ignored by the municipal and county authorities, rolled up his sleeves and employed his own hands and money to build an access road to his native village of Talaji near Slivno in the Imotski krajina region.

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.