The costumed performance, featuring period instruments, brought to life before the Viennese audience interesting aspects of mid-eighteenth century life in Dubrovnik and its Republic.
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.
Zvonko Milas, the head of the State Office for Croats Abroad, met with Hugo Emanuel Estigarribia Villasanti, the president of the Association of Croatians in Paraguay.
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.
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.
Begich told reporters that he was delighted to have met with the mayor of Vukovar and, as a person of Croatian extraction, to be in Croatia.
The programme emphasises the importance of having Croatian language and culture instruction offered within the institutional framework of the Republic of Austria under the same conditions as instruction is offered in other mother languages in Austria.
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.
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.
The HDZ took two of the available three seats seat aside for Croatians abroad, with the most votes going to the top candidate on the HDZ slate Dr Božo Ljubić and the second candidate on the slate Željko Raguž. The third seat was won by independent candidate Željko Glasnović