This year’s sixth issue of Matica magazine covers the commemoration on Bleiburg field, a round table on the return of emigrant Croatians, the Meeting of Croatians in Padua, the Croatian Cultural Garden in Cleveland and much, much more.

The sixth issue of Matica magazine in 2015 was released in mid June, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover features Pope Francis from the feature article on the Roman Pontiff’s pastoral visit to Sarajevo. In the latest issue of Matica magazine also read all about the commemoration on Bleiburg field, a round table on the return of emigrant Croatians, the Meeting of Croatians in Padua, the Croatian Cultural Garden in Cleveland and much, much more.
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Content
Commemoration on Bleiburg field
HAZU: 300th anniversary of the defence of Sinj
Veterans’ demonstrations heat up
Round table on emigrant return
Technical encyclopaedia project
Ninth Meeting of Croatians in Padua
Split: the Andrija Krstulović atelier
Dubrovnik: Vilim Parić exhibition
New York: Croatian lyricism abroad
Melbourne: Pentecost celebrated in Springvale
Croatian Cultural Garden in Cleveland
An interview with Monsignor Eduard Španović
In memoriam: Janko Vranyczany-Dobrinović
Zagreb: Days of Macedonian Culture
Books: Endemic Species in Croatian Flora
Pepita Turina story collection promoted
The Croatians of Brazil
The Roman Pontiff in Sarajevo
Anniversary of basketball legend Krešo Ćosić
Goran Marić’s The Fall of False Prophecies
Australia: Franjo Šprem, a proud and courageous native of Zagorje
Croatian writers on the European map
The CHF time machine
Exhibition of shipwrecked Iznik pottery

COLUMNS
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
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