In the latest issue of Matica magazine read all about the first session of Government’s Council for Croats Abroad, the CHF Winter School of Folklore and about Karlo Mirth, a giant in the emigrant community who recently passed away.

The January/February winter double issue of Matica magazine was released in mid February, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world.
The cover photo features a painting by Miroslav Kraljević from the feature article on this renowned Croatian painter on the occasion of the one-hundredth anniversary of his death. Also in the latest issue read all about the first session of Government’s Council for Croats Abroad, the CHF Winter School of Folklore and about Karlo Mirth, a giant in the emigrant community who recently passed away.
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Content
Government’s Council on Croats Abroad
Budapest: Croatian language school marks anniversary
Vienna: the Croatian Ball
Winter School of Folklore
City of Vukovar Museum
Chicago: Friar Častimir Majić’s one-hundredth birthday
CHF Split visits Canada’s Croatians
CWG press conference
Croatian music festival in Vienna
Croatians Abroad Guide
Apprentice Hlapić on the silver screen
CHF: Croatian-Slovenian symposium
Croatian folk costumes in Poland
Split: Australia Days
USA: Karlo Mirth passes away
CWG director Željko Batarilo
Vienna: an anniversary for academician Benčić
Miroslav Kraljević exhibition
Returnee Marija Durakovich
Kordun communal bee in Cleveland
Anniversary of opera diva Milka Trnina
Punta Arenas: Luka Bonačić
USA: Croatians in Houston
CHF time machine
An interview with Jadranka Klabučar Gros
Delegation from Split in Bulgaria
Pécs: Tanac Culture & Arts Society marks anniversary
Santovo (Bačka): Grandma Marica

Columns
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
Voice from Abroad (Jozo Župić)
Let’s Talk Croatian (Sanja Vulić)

Text by: Hrvoje Salopek