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.

Croatian Culture Week in Budapest

The event was opened with a welcome speech delivered by the school’s principal Anna Gojtan. On hand were Croatian Ambassador Gordan Grlić Radman, first secretary at our embassy in Hungary Berislav Živković and, from Split, Branka Bezić Filipović and Ingrid Poljanić.

Poet Ljiljana Crnić in Split

Also on hand to discuss the work of Ljiljana Crnić were Mirjana Jurić and Zdravko Odorčić, with selections from her poetry recited by Danica Bartulović and Anđelka Korčulanić. Providing a musical backdrop to the event was saxophone player Vice Pavlov.