In the latest issue read all about a conference staged by the Croatian Women’s Network, the Večernji list daily newspaper’s Domovnica Award ceremony, a retrospective exhibition in Zagreb of the work of Emanuel Vidović, the promotion of Aleksandra Ščukanec’s Narratives from a Forgotten Region and much, much more.

Matica magazine’s 2018 issue No 3 was released in mid April, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover photo is from a visit President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović made to the Croatian community in Buenos Aires, from the feature article on the president’s tour of the Croatian communities of South America. In the latest issue read all about a conference staged by the Croatian Women’s Network, the Večernji list daily newspaper’s Domovnica Award ceremony, a retrospective exhibition in Zagreb of the work of Emanuel Vidović, the promotion of Aleksandra Ščukanec’s Narratives from a Forgotten Region: The Language Biographies of the Transmigrants of Žumberak and much, much more.
Dear Matica magazine readers around the world, it is in your interest and ours that our monthly records every notable event from the places you live. We invite you, therefore, to work with us. Write us news items and send photos—work with us in creating the content of Matica magazine, by writing about what you would like to read about. Let’s make Matica a real bridge of Croatian unity.

Content

Croatian Women’s Network conference
Večernji list’s Domovnica Awards
The Three Artists exhibition
A book on emigrants from the Žumberak region
Forty years of Živa zajednica
Friar Perica Vidić exhibition
Detroit’s CroFest
The Heritage Storytelling project
A book on the Croatians of the Bačka region
Emanuel Vidović exhibition
An interview with Ika Perica
Emigrant museum in Zagreb and Split
Croatian president on South American tour
Rome’s Croatian-Italian association
Why are the Danes happier than the Croats?
Porin music awards
The Australian diary of Grga Gecan
The CHF time machine

COLUMNS

Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Click – I’m Going Home (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
Let’s Talk Croatian (Sanja Vulić)
Tales from Under the Old Oak (Ivan Ivek Milčec)
Croatian Beauty Through the Lens (CNTB)

By: Hrvoje Salopek