Spring Issue of Matica Magazine

Two decades following the extraction from the seabed of the famed Croatian Apoxyomenos, an antiquity period statue currently on display at the European Parliament in Brussels, the March issue of the CHF’s monthly Matica magazine offers a ten-page spread featuring the wonder of Lošinj island, its history and natural beauty.

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Year of Croatian Culture in Germany’s Darmstadt

The programme included the opening of friar Nediljko Brečić’s and Dujo Jurković’s Art in Wood and Stone exhibition and the presentation of a monograph on the fiftieth anniversary of the Croatian Catholic Community of Darmstadt. The book, in Croatian and German, includes a chronological overview of the mission’s history. It was presented by editors Edi Zelić, friar Nediljko Brečić and Dr Dinko Aračić.

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Premiere Screening of Peter Tomich Documentary

The documentary is directed by Ištvan Filaković, with screenplay by Vladimir Brnardić and Nenad Bach, Dražen Lipka serving as director of photography, editing by Mladen Radaković, and with music composed by Nenad Bach. The original soundtrack was recorded by the Croatian Radio and Television Symphonic Orchestra under conductor Alan Bjelinski.

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St Lucy’s Celebrated in Velenje

The event opened with a Croatian language mass at St Mary of Carmel church in Staro Velenje, celebrated by the priest Tomislav Markić. Joining the local Croatian community for the event was Croatian Heritage Foundation executive secretary Diana Mašala Perković.

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