The round table participants were from the Netherlands, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, the United States of America, Canada, Italy and Croatia.
Since March of 2011 the programme has seen two semesters each year, in the spring and autumn. Over the past decade it has been attended by 226 people from fifty countries around the world.
anya Unkovich is a regular participant of monthly online meetings organised by an initiative of successful Australian and New Zealander women of Croatian ancestry, at which she supports and advises others active in the initiative.
Sovereignty paved the way for open and broad collaboration with our diaspora communities at all levels and in all areas of activity
The thirty-five contributor articles in the latest issue of the Croatian Emigrant Almanac feature homeland themes and a selection of the creative work of people of Croatian background from America and Australia to our own European neighbourhood
The CHF’s 28th Winter School of Croatian Folklore saw a record turnout from fifteen countries and saw the first ever participation of the tamburitza group of the Klokotić culture and arts association from Romania.
The “Croatia and the Projects of the Ethnic Croatian Minority Enclaves—The Bonds That Connect Us” virtual conference linked representatives of ethnic Croatian minority enclave communities from eight countries.
This year’s nativity scene features ceramic figures created by sculptor Margareta Krstić and dressed in typical Croatian folk costume. The nativity scene was exhibited last year at the one hundred nativity scenes exhibition in Vatican City, whereupon Krstić donated the work to the Pontifical Croatian College of St Jerome in Rome.
The exhibition “From Christmas to Christmas – Folk Devotion of Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina” by ethnologist and Carmelite dr.sc. co. Zvonko Martić can be viewed on Matica’s website. The exhibition is bilingual, in Croatian and English, and is accompanied by a bilingual catalog.
The lexicon is a joint publication of the Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences and the Croatian Heritage Foundation, with cover art by eminent Croatian-Australian painter Charles Billich.