The October issue showcases the Riječina River. The cover illustrations feature the work of designer Diana Sokolić and potter Adam Dworski. Theodor de Canziani tells of the history of this short river and the Port city of Rijeka where it meets the Adriatic Sea.
Scholar, businessman, politician, diplomat, writer and honorary Croatian consul in Venezuela Zdravko Sančević passed away in Caracas in his ninetieth year. Sančević lived in Croatia from 1931 to 1945 and from 1991 to 1999. He spent most of his life, 68 years, abroad, active among our diaspora, and saw his dreams of an independent and free Croatia achieved.
Don Quixote on Fifth Avenue offers a selection taken from Bilosnić’s previously published collections of poetry: Pred zavjesama (“Facing the Curtains”), I društvo koje ostaje (“The Remaining Company”), Približavanje ptica (“The Birds Approacheth”), and Znaci za uzbunu (“Warning Signs”). The latest collection is bilingual, in English and Romanian, translated by Roman Karlović and the collection’s editor Daniel Dragomirescu.
The September double issue focuses on the Raša River in Istra County. This issue features a broad range of topics and events in the homeland and abroad over the past summer.
Read our interview with translator Nicolas Raljević, recently decorated with the Order of the Croatian Morning Star for his contribution to the promotion of Croatian dramatic arts and literature in France, and about a promising young operatic bass singer born in Karlovac and earning acclaim at the opera in Stuttgart.
Eduard R. Antonich has dedicated his work, co-published in Zagreb by AGM and the Croatian Heritage Foundation, to his grandfather and grandmother Maks and Marija, from whom he gained his love of Croatia.
We look at the Gacka River through the lens of Marin Knezović’s section on history, Darko Mihelj’s look at the endemic flora and fauna, Nika Jakab’s section featuring the animals characteristic of the region, and Sanja Vulić’s Cues in Communication section.
Lujo and his elder brother Štefe Janković worked with many local groups and associations in shaping the cultural life of the ethnic Croatian community of Hrvatski Jandrof.
Eugenio Mimica Barassi, a great man and a great writer and academician, the pride of Chile and Croatia, has passed away. A recipient of numerous prizes and recognitions, he served as president of the Magallanes chapter of the Chilean Writers’ Society and was a full member of the Chilean Language Academy.
Vesna Kukavica looks at the tenth Night of Books event, including Đuro Vidmarović’s latest tomes Memoari Nede Rosandić (“The Memoires of Neda Rosandić”) and Hrvatski kalendar u Mađarskoj (“The Croatian Calendar Almanac in Hungary”).