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.
Following the presentation of the programme in May at the Museum Documentation Centre, the Croatian Heritage Foundation branch offices in Dubrovnik and Split had the opportunity to present the event and the issues of emigration from Blato, with a particular focus on the years 1924 to 25, at the premises of the CHF branch office in Dubrovnik.
This Croatian-Canadian artist, active in Toronto for over forty years, has donated eighty works – prints, drawings and collages – created in the period from 1962 to 2015. The donation will be featured in an exhibition in the coming year to mark his eightieth birthday.
In the latest issue of Matica magazine read all about the presentation of the electronic edition of the Croatian Emigrant and Minority Communities Lexicon, the First Croatian Emigrant Congress held in Zagreb, the opening of a permanent exhibition of the work of painter Kristian Kreković in Perušić and much, much more.
Joining the author to present the book were Friar Veselko Grubišić, Ante Šoljić and Marin Ivanović. The event, organised by the monastery of the Franciscan Friars Minor and the Dubrovnik branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, was moderated by Maja Mozara, with Tomislav Žerovnik on hand to provide for the musical portion of the evening.
Pupils attending Croatian language instruction in Macedonia, led by their teacher Vedran Iskra and pupils from the Skopje city district of Ilinden, led by their teacher Ivana Velinovski Boceska appeared for the first time at this year’s Rešetari poetry gathering
The conference was staged as part of the programme of the 2nd Zagreb Business Summit, an event held under the high patronage of Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović and of the Mayor of Zagreb Milan Bandić.
The promotion of miscellanies and collections of poetry, an art exhibition featuring Ankica Bjelica from the Montenegrin town of Nikšić, a pleasant meeting of poets and an exchange of experiences through the story of life in the diaspora are activities that will be offered on this September weekend by this year’s Rešetari Meeting of Poets.
The latest issue features articles on this year’s CHF summer programmes, including the University School of Croatian Language, the Summer School of Croatian Folklore, Creating Theatre, Task Force, the Little School of Croatian Language and Culture and the Croatian Ethno Treasury. Also in Matica magazine read all about a gathering of emigrants in Dubrovnik, the Kvarner Emigrants’ Days, a performance in Split by musician Franco Ferrera Cvitanović and much, much more.