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.
The jubilee 15th competition aims to animate Croatian children from the Danubian countries, with the core mission of bringing children from the homeland and emigrant communities together. Competitions to date have gathered children from fourteen countries.
The inhabitants of three towns, Lupak, Klokotić and Karaševo, were joined by the representatives of Croatians from the nearby villages of Vodnik, Ravnik, Nermiđ and Jabalče as a united ethnic Croatian community to welcome Speaker Josip Leko with church bells and applause.
The latest issue of Matica magazine features articles on the Croatian scholarship fund in California’s Sacramento, the retirement of CFU national president Bernard Luketich, the first ethnic Croatian to serve as a member of the Slovenian parliament, an interview with Marko Veselica and much, much more.
Antonio Sammartino gave a lecture on the “Croatians of the Apennines – A Piece of Dalmatia in Italy” and presented S našimi riči (In Our Words), a collection of poetry.
In her welcome speech society president Tania Blažević read a letter from Susan Cox, the Australian ambassador to Croatia. Also on hand to address the gathered was Ante Babić, president of the Croatian-Australian Society of Zagreb and a former Croatian consul in Melbourne.
“The Marian Shrine of Marija Bistrica” exhibition of photographs at the CHF Dubrovnik gallery runs through to May 10th.