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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Digital Edition of Across the Atlantic to the Pacific

The Croatian Heritage Foundation has created a digital edition (PDF file) of one of the key works covering Croatian settlement of North America, Ante Tresić Pavičić’s exhaustive 1907 travelogue Preko Atlantika do Pacifika / Život Hrvata u Sjevernoj Americi – putopisna, estetska, ekonomska i politička promatranja (Across the Atlantic to the Pacific / The Lives of Croatians in North America – Travelogue, Aesthetic, Economic and Political Observations).

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Kaštel Sućurac Round Table on Croatian Cultural Heritage Abroad

A multimedia round table with Branka Bezić Filipović was staged by the Kaštela municipal library and the local branch office of the CHF. The event, staged as part of the Croatian Book Month, also included a screening of the documentary movie Juan Ursić Ostoić – Builder of Lighthouses at the End of the World, a presentation of a virtual museum of emigration from Croatia’s southern region of Dalmatia, and a promotion of the book Chilean Writers of Croatian Extraction.

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