In the latest issue of Matica magazine also read all about the Croatian Statehood Day celebrations, the Vladimir Nazor Prize ceremony, the Miss Croatian folk costume pageant for Croatians abroad, the World Football Championships for Croatian clubs in the emigrant communities and much, much more.

The seventh issue of Matica magazine in 2015 was released in mid July, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover features former President Tuđman, who visited the city of Knin on the 6th of August after it had been liberated in the brilliantly executed Operation Storm, from the feature article on the twentieth anniversary of this historic day. In the latest issue of Matica magazine also read all about the Croatian Statehood Day celebrations, the Vladimir Nazor Prize ceremony, the Miss Croatian folk costume pageant for Croatians abroad, the World Football Championships for Croatian clubs in the emigrant communities 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 Statehood Day
Maribor: Tezno 1945 symposium
The Vladimir Nazor Prize
Miss Croatian folk costume pageant
Pittsburgh: memorial plaque for Croatian church
Bishop Ivan Antunović’s anniversary
Sesvete: Gathering of Kotor Varoš emigrants
Vukovar: Vučedol Culture Museum
Betina gajeta boat protected
Researcher Iva Tolić wins top scholarship
Dr Željka Lovrenčić’s new book
Radovan and Šito Ćorić celebrate their musical collaboration
Operation Storm liberation celebrated
Croatian folklorists gather in Los Angeles
The post-war victims of the Petriček concentration camp for children
An interview with Uskoplje’s Ivan Šarić
Pula: Canada’s Alanne Marohnic exhibits
50 photos: Symbols of Nin
The CHF time machine
Croatian Diaspora world football tournament

Columns
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
The apostolic work of Croatian nuns abroad (Jozo Župić)
Let’s Talk Croatian (Sanja Vulić)
Croatia From the Air (Davor Rostuhar)

Text by: Hrvoje Salopek