The descendants of the family of Santiago Uskoković Sirgo wore white, those of Gregor Uskoković Sirgo wore blue and the descendants of Marko Uskoković Ivanković wore red. This was no coincidence – the intention was to form the colours of the Croatian flag.
As one of its chief sponsors, the Zagreb-based Croatian Heritage Foundation has supported this excellent film festival from its first days
In August the CHF will organise the presentation of Ana Stražičić Rodrigez’s (aka Ana Mljećka) book, The Traditional Croatian Cuisine of the Dubrovnik Region. The author has roots in the island of Mljet and has lived for years in New York with her family.
In the latest issue read all about the first Croatian Emigrant Congress held in Zagreb, the tenth anniversary of Croatian language instruction in Montenegro, the 23rd Folklore Festival in Germany, the “Croatian from the Air” photo exhibition and much, much more.
Exhibition organiser Maja Mozara of the Croatian Heritage Foundation said that the exhibition would also be presented this summer at galleries in Ston and Trogir. On hand to discuss the work of these artists was Zagreb-based art historian Stanko Špoljarić.
Thirty-nine pupils from Uzlop, Trajštof, Štikapron, Matrštof, Klimpuh, Željezno, Gornja Pulja, Celindof and Vorištan visited Varaždin and Zagreb before heading out to the island of Krk.
In the latest issue read all about the catastrophic floods in Croatia and neighbouring countries, the opening of the Museum of the Franciscan Monastery in Fojnica, the Croatian Culture Week in Ljubljana, an interview with Nenad Bach and much, much more.
The Agostina Piccoli Foundation has established the Fondacione Piccoli Prize, awarded for achievements in culture and the arts related to the language, traditions and the history of the Croatian community of the Molise region in Italy.
The evening at Fort Gripe opened with a lecture on the history of the Croatian community in Argentina, continued with the poetry of Vida, Nikolić and Maruna and closed with a milonga.
Poet, pastoral theologian and journalist Adolf Polegubić is the chief editor of Živa Zajednica (Living Community) and has published five collections of poems in Croatian, one in German and seven books in the field of pastoral theology, spirituality and journalism.