Frairs Toni Mutnik and Vlado Klement Novak celebrated their fiftieth year of service, while Friar Euzebijo Petar Mak celebrated his sixtieth. Their many years of work in the service of the Roman Catholic Church and the ethnic Croatian community in Sydney has earned them the gratitude of their parishioners.
Congress founder Marin Sopta spoke about what has changed since the first congress. Also drawing much attention were panel discussions on the media and health tourism, where we heard presentations of positive examples, including presentations of successful entrepreneurship, health tourism and various innovative projects.
Vienna resident Tihana was selected as Miss Supranational from among the diaspora communities. She comes from a large family with roots in Plehan near Derventa.
The Croatian Heritage Foundation in Zagreb, the Croatian Studies Foundation of Sydney, and the Croatian School of Boston have announced an extended deadline for the submission of works for the TOYS AT HEART contest inspired by Croatian traditional culture!
Writers Željka Lovrenčić, Tomislav Marijan Bilosnić and Marko Gregur took part in the twenty-second International Poetry Festival of Havana, an event staged in the Cuban capital since 1996.
This is the tenth of a planned twenty volumes in the Croatian History Series. At the presentation young historians Trpimir Vedriš PhD and Goran Bilogrivić PhD noted that this tome offers new interpretations and is the fruit of the latest research, some published here for the first time.
In the latest issue read all about the Branding Croatia conference, the Night of Books event, the All Together for the Best of Croatia festival in Vukovar, the Croatian folklore festival in Germany and much, much more.
On hand for the ceremony were Vesna Haluga, the Croatian general consul in Pécs, Ivan Gugan and Angela Šokac Marković, the president and vice president respectively of the Croatian self-government authority, long time former Croatian self-government authority president Mišo Hepp, the head of the Croatian language and literature department at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Pécs and the director of the Hungarian Croatian Institute of Sciences Stjepan Blažetin, CHF deputy director Ivan Tepeš and Lada Kanajet Šimić, the head of our education, science and sports department.
A native of Croatia’s Istria County, Gina Sinozich was seventy when she created her first painting, achieving international acclaim within a few years. Sinozich announced that several more of her works would be presented to the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral.
Welcome addresses were followed by performances featuring: the Novo Mesto Croatian Culture Association, the Međimurje Croatian Culture Society of Ljubljana, the Komušina Croatian Culture & Arts Society of Škofja Loka, the Međimurje Folklore Ensemble of Ljubljana, the Klapa Dalmari vocal ensemble of the Croatian Culture Society of Maribor, the Istra Croatian Culture Society of Piran, the Međimurje Croatian Culture Society of Velenje, the Pomurje Croatian Culture Society of Lendava and the Ljubljana Croatian Society of Ljubljana.