68th Croatian Ball in Vienna

Deputy speaker of Croatian Parliament and academician Željko Reiner, the head of office at the State Office for Croats Abroad Daria Krstičević, Croatian Ambassador to Austria Gordan Bakota, Croatian ambassadors to Hungary and Slovakia, Gordan Grlić-Radman and Jakša Muljačić respectively, vice-mayor of the City of Vienna Maria Vassilakou, the secretary general of the Austrian Ministry of European and International Affairs Michael Linhart, Austrian Ambassador to Croatia Andrea Ikić-Böhm, and many others gathered at the Schönbrunn Parkhotel.

Two lectures by Davor Pavuna DSc in Pula

The Pula branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation and the Juraj Dobrila University of Pula organised two lectures by Dr Pavuna, who has worked since 1986 in Switzerland’s Lausanne as a university professor of physics, the chemistry of condensed matter and micro- and optoelectronics.

Advent weekend with emigrants in Trogir and Split

The fair in Trogir saw representatives of the Croatian community from Molise in Italy and vintner Mate Kliković from the Gradišće (Burgenland) region in Austria take part. A second Advent candle was lit by journalists at the Brasserie on 7 restaurant owned by two returnees from Australia – Marija Mustapić and Korana Bučić

Memory of Mato Galjuf still alive after 90 years

Galjuf left his native municipality of Župa Dubrovačka between the two world wars. By his efforts he succeeded abroad and gained a significant fortune in Peru. For years he sent monetary assistance to various humanitarian institutions in Dubrovnik, including Domus Christi. The people of Dubrovnik honoured him with the installation of a memorial plaque in 1924.