The CHF organised a round table on “The Croatian Identity and Image in the World and the Contribution of the Croatian Diaspora.” A lecture was given by Professor Božo Skoko DSc, an associate professor with the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Zagreb.
The Museum for Arts and Crafts is staging “Dairies of Dream Visions,” an exhibition in memory of Virgilije Nevjestić, who passed away in 2009, featuring some three hundred of his graphic art works, drawings, oils on canvas, pastels, aquarelles and works in ceramic.
On February 18th the Dubrovnik branch office of the CHF played host to the presentation of the book Croatians in Argentina. The author has worked as a university professor of Latin, contemporary culture and Spanish literature and works as a journalist, collaborating with the La Nacion daily.
In the latest issue of Matica magazine read all about the first session of Government’s Council for Croats Abroad, the CHF Winter School of Folklore and about Karlo Mirth, a giant in the emigrant community who recently passed away.
An exhibition of paintings by Ivo Vukičević opened at the Dubrovnik branch office of the Croatian Heritage Foundation. His paintings radiate love, the enduring tenacity and the dedication required for a lifetime of autodidactic and constant labour, which has finally resulted in an impressive number of paintings and several solo exhibitions
Vladimir Novak is a native of the town of Varaždin who spent some forty years in America working as a photographer, reporter and editor in Hollywood and as a chronicler and activist in the local Croatian community.
The exhibition opened at the Marin Držić Theatre as part of the 2014 13th Dubrovnik Festa. The event is organised by the Festa Dubrovnik association, the Croatian Heritage Foundation and the Sebastian Art Gallery.
The competition and exhibition of artwork by Croatian pupils from around the world will be staged in Germany and Croatia, with the collaboration of Hrvatski Glas Berlin (Voice of Croatia Berlin) and Zadarski Otoci Elementary School in Zadar. The organisers are Ankica and Ante Karačić (58640 Iserlohn Storm str. 3, Germany / email@example.com)
The Rešetari Culture & Visual Arts Society is organising the XVII Rešetari Meeting of Poets on September 12th 2014. Saturday September 13th will see the promotion of the VI Collection of Poems by Young Poets and the presentation of the XVII Collection of Poems by Croatian Poets from the Emigrant Communities.
Under the expert guidance of Monsignor Anton Belan, general vicar of the Diocese of Kotor and author of a monograph on Saint Tryphon and His Cathedral, the pupils were provided a detailed tour of the interior, treasury and sacral art museum and heard a presentation of the phases of the construction of the cathedral of St. Tryphon and about the diverse and valuable treasures it holds.