The award of the Croatian Writers’ Association (DHK), named after the famous poet of Croatian modernism in exile Fr Lucijan Kordić, was presented on November 16 in the hall of the Croatian Writers’ Association in Zagreb to the American-Croatian writer with a current residence in Canada, Josip Novaković, for the collection of storis “Honey in…
In the presence of numerous high-ranking guests and leading Croatian connoisseurs of Marulić’s literary works, the lecture was given by the renowned philologist Zvonko Pandžić who has lived at a German address for many decades presenting at the same time his bibliophile edition—the triple “Judith“— figuratively speaking, with a facsimile of Marulić’s original writing of…
This year, the program and celebration of this great jubilee consisted of the performance of “Jadran Beaver Valley Tamburitzans” from Aliquippa and “The Tamburitzans” from Pittsbugh, successors of the formerly famous Duquesne tamburica, Duquesene Polytechnic. The program was led by the president of the English speaking CFU Lodges, Michael Ricci, and the national president of the Croatian Fraternal Union, Edward W. Pazo, greeted the audience with a remarkable speech.
In addition to other high-ranking guests, the representative of the Croatian Embassy in Sarajevo, Mladen Glavina, state secretary of the Central State Office for Croats Abroad, Zvonko Miias, the director of the Croatian Heritage Foundation, Mijo Marić, and Ivo Kujundžić, editor-in-chief of the program for Croats outside the Republic of Croatia on HRT, media sponsor of the event
Guests from Slavonia in London, Ontario met with the executive councilors of the Croatian Fraternal Union of America: Edward W. Paz, Franjo Bertović and Bernadette Luketich-Sikaras.
About twenty participants of this year’s EHTF from 10 countries around the world, spent two weeks working, swimming, learning Croatian, making a film or collecting photos and statements for the media workshop.
Sponsors of the event are the Municipality of Šolta and the Tourist Board of the Municipality of Šolta, the organizer is the Cultural and Information Center of the Island of Šolta, the co-organizer is the Eugen Buktenica Art Association and the partner Croatian Heritage Foundation
At the meeting, it was agreed on the further course of financing and implementation of projects by which the Republic of Croatia will support the work on preserving the Croatian identity of the Croats in Paraguay.
This year’s seminar attendees come from North and South America, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Romania, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and from various parts of our beautiful homeland.
The 9th traditional clothing fashion show and the selection of the most beautiful Croatian woman in traditional national costume outside the Republic of Croatia, organized by the Stećak Association and co-organized by the Croatian Heritage Foundation, has ended. On July 8 in Tomislavgrad, Drina Jelena Dujmić from Canada, whose mother has Duvno roots, was declared…