The Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography has announced the release of its Croatian Dictionary of Settlements, a modern directory of inhabited settlements and the demonyms (ethnics) and the ktetic (possessive) forms derived from the place names (toponyms)
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Signing ceremonies were staged in Tuzla, Sarajevo and Mostar for 350 scholarships for Croatian nationals of Bosnia-Herzegovina enrolling into universities in the country.
The Croatian Heritage Foundation, in collaboration with prominent theatre director Nina Kleflin, has again this year staged a seminar in July for the heads of theatre and dramatic arts groups active abroad. Fifteen participants made the trip to the island of Galovac/Školjić from a number of European countries.
The exhibition showcases a selection of Šerbu’s oeuvre from all of the periods of his fruitful and many years of creative work. Also presented was a prize for best academic work in the past five years awarded by the University of Mostar for the monograph Viktor Šerbu: A Lyrical Fauvist of Dubrovnik’s Colourism.
The University of Split awarded Mateo Martinic Beros the title of honorary doctor at a ceremony staged at the lecture hall of its school of medicine. The proposal, which came at the initiative of Ms Bezić Filipović, has been supported by the University of Magallanes and Croatian honorary consul in Punta Arenas Rudi Mijač.
Enrolling for this, the twelfth round, were a record nineteen participants from thirteen countries (Argentina, Australia, Austria, Chile, Japan, Canada, Columbia, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Russia and the United States of America), who successfully completed both parts of the final exam and received the diploma of the University of Zagreb’s School of Language and Culture and a bilingual record of their grades in Croatian and English.
Some forty young Croatians from the communities abroad in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Macedonia, Romania, Germany and Bosnia-Herzegovina will be in Šibenik this summer where they will take part in the CHF’s Eco Heritage Task Force 2016.
Zvonimir Milas, the head of the Croatian Government’s State Office for Croats Abroad was on hand for the event in Padua, joined by Croatian Ambassador to Italy Damir Grubiša, the ambassador’s envoy to the Holy See Hrvoje Franušić and Croatian Heritage Foundation director Marin Knezović.
10th gathering of Croatians in Italy and the 150th anniversary of the birth of St Leopold Bogdan Mandić
The celebration and gathering are organised by the Croatian Community of Veneto, the Krasna Zemljo Croatian Returnees Club and the Dubrovnik branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation.