The mass was celebrated by Don Davor Lukačela the parish priest from Jimbolia (a town near Checea near Timişoara in Timiş County). Following the sermon the gathered were addressed by Croatian Ambassador Davor Vidiš.
Publisher Bata Pres of Skopje has released a Macedonian translation of Ludwig Bauer’s novel Don Juan’s Great Love and the Little Balkan War.
In the latest issue of Matica magazine also read all about the Croatian Minorities Forum at the CHF, the commemorative event for the fallen in Vukovar staged in Munich, the anniversary of the Kolovrat Croatian association of Luzern in Switzerland, the Christmas traditions in the village of Hrvatska Tišina in the Bosanska Posavina region and much, much more.
Ms Zlatar Montan, an archaeologist with roots on the island of Brač, passed away in her 89th year, on the 2nd of December, in Antofagasta where she will be buried. She worked as a researcher at the Archaeological Institute in Antofagasta (1974 to 1985). She was the author of significant books on the immigration of Croatians to the north of Chile.
The promotion of Croatian Culture Society of Ljubljana member Katica Pavkić Špiranec’s book The Broad Spirit of the Slavonians included the participation of the HKDU Novo Mesto – Hrvatski Pleter vocal ensemble, MFD Ljubljana – Fijolice vocal ensemble, HKDM Ljubljana – Đilkoši instrumental ensemble and guest poets Magdalena Teufel from Đakovo and Stipe Cvitan from Piran.
On hand to present the work of Ms Toth Naumova were Vasil Drvošanov PhD and Marina Mijakovska MA. The verse of Ljerka Toth Naumova was interpreted by Aleksandra Velinova with the musical accompaniment of poet Mila Jovanovska-Porečanac.
Croatian diplomat and writer Tuga Tarle promoted her book Hrvatski iseljenički duhopis (Croatian Emigrant Spiritualogue) at Split’s Marko Marulić Municipal Library. The event was organised by the Split branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation.
On hand at the invitation of HKDM president Marko Mandir were Croatian Heritage Foundation director Marin Knezović, CHF secretary Diana Mašala Peković, Croatian Association of Ljubljana president Petar Antunović and many other art enthusiasts.
Tripo Schubert of the Croatian Civic Society, president of the Kotor chapter of Matica Crnogorska Vesna Vičević and Branka Bezić Filipović of the Split branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation welcomed the gathered.
The sponsors of the collection of poetry are the Croatian Heritage Foundation and Brod-Posavina County, joined by co-sponsor the Municipality of Rešetari. The publisher is KLD Rešetari of Rešetari, with Ivan De Villa serving as the volume’s editor. The selection of submissions will be by writers Ivan Slišurić, Stipan Blažetin and Đuro Vidmarović.