In the latest issue read all about the catastrophic floods in Croatia and neighbouring countries, the opening of the Museum of the Franciscan Monastery in Fojnica, the Croatian Culture Week in Ljubljana, an interview with Nenad Bach and much, much more.

The sixth 2014 issue of Matica magazine was released in mid June, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover photo is of a painting by Oton Iveković, “The 42nd Division Fords the Drina River”, from the article on an exhibition staged at the Croatian History Museum to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Also in the latest issue read all about the catastrophic floods in Croatia and neighbouring countries, the opening of the Museum of the Franciscan Monastery in Fojnica, the Croatian Culture Week in Ljubljana, an interview with Nenad Bach 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
Catastrophic floods in Croatia and neighbouring countries
Elections for European Parliament
CHF: Željka Lovrenčić book promo
Mass and commemoration in Bleiburg
Museum of the Franciscan Monastery in Fojnica opens
How does one become a Croatian?
7th volume of the Distinguished Croatian Scientists in the World
8th meeting of Italian Croatians in Padua
Josip Leko visits Karaševo (Carașova) Croatians
Croatian culture parliament in Ljubljana
Croatian non-voting deputy in Hungarian parliament
An interview with New York based Croatian musician Nenad Bach
Sculptor Lily Garafulić anniversary
Zagreb: World War I exhibition
The CHF’s HOLA project in Argentina
Young returnee Ante Lučić
The Puharich’s: prominent Australian entrepreneurs
Budapest: publisher Croatica
Zagreb: pupils’ cooperatives review
The CHF time machine
Hrtkovci natives build church in Kula
Željko Brguljan monograph promo

Columns
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
Janko Deur’s Notes from Brooklyn

Text by: Hrvoje Salopek