Sagena Klapa Ensemble Visits Chile


The Sagena ensemble staged two concerts in Chile at the Moneda culture centre and at the Estadio croata ethnic Croatian club. The Sagena klapa ensemble also staged a klapa singing workshop at the Domovina Croatian culture association, home to the first all-women’s klapa ensemble in Chile, created with the assistance of Stjepana Lukašević from Zadar.

A Croatian Trace in Space

The name Stribor for the star around which the exoplanet Veles orbits was proposed by Biserka Gržeta, a researcher with a long career at the Ruđer Bošković Institute. And while invisible to the naked eye, researchers believe that “our” Veles is by no means a small or uninteresting planet.

Round Table on Similarities and Differences in Waves of Emigration

The panel discussion featured Tado Jurić (Catholic University of Croatia), Karolina Novinščak Kölker (University of Regensburg), Stjepan Šterc (University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies), Caroline Hornstein Tomić (Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences), Jasna Čapo (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research), and Josip Jurčević (University of Zagreb, Centre for Croatian Studies). The event also featured Tado Jurić’s concise exhibition of materials related to Croatian guest workers in Germany.

Matica Magazine: the November Issue


The second last of this year’s issues of the Croatian Heritage Foundation’s Matica magazine features the island of Vis, which some say has the greatest concentration of natural monuments in Europe. Along with our regular columns and the diaspora stories of families with ancestral roots on the island of Vis and in the Kvarner Bay region, this issue shares the Book Month fever and offers a bevy of book promos covering diaspora themes.