The Croatian Heritage Foundation in Zagreb, the Croatian Studies Foundation of Sydney, and the Croatian School of Boston have announced an extended deadline for the submission of works for the TOYS AT HEART contest inspired by Croatian traditional culture!

Submitted works will be received at the latest by the 3rd of September 2018.

The contest is for children and youth of Croatian extraction aged from 5 to 18, Croatian language schools, missions, folklore, sports and other associations outside the Republic of Croatia.
Read more about the contest in the enclosed materials.

Shape, paint, drawn, record and write … we look forward to all your submitted works!


Individuals and groups may submit no more than one work per category. Works must be submitted no later than the 3rd of September 2018 to the following e-addresses of the organisers/co-ordinators:

Organiser/co-ordinator for Australia & New Zealand: Croatian Studies Foundation, Sydney

Organiser/co-ordinator for North America & South America Croatian School of Boston

Organiser/co-ordinator for Europe & the Republic of South Africa: Croatian Heritage Foundation, Zagreb

The winning works will be announced on the Internet site of the Croatian Heritage Foundation on the 3rd of October September 2018.

All participants will receive a certificate of appreciation. The winning works will be sent to Croatia to be exhibited at the Croatian Heritage Foundation headquarters as part of the multimedia Toys at Heart exhibition of Croatian toys inspired by traditional culture, scheduled for the 4th of December of 2018. At this exhibition a panel of expert judges will select the best works, with prizes presented to the winning authors.

See the rules of the contest and the rules applying to each of the categories at