In the latest issue read all about the anniversary of Operation Maslenica, the President’s visit to the Croatians of Bosnia-Herzegovina, the first session of the 2nd convening of the advisory body on Croatians abroad, the 2018 Winter School of Croatian Folklore and much, much more.

Matica magazine’s winter double issue for January and February was released in mid February, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover features Korčula island native Jakov Perčić, who captured southern Chile and Argentina on film at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from the featured article on this little known photographer and his unique oeuvre.
Also in the latest issue read all about the anniversary of Operation Maslenica, President Grabar-Kitarović’s visit to the Croatian communities of Bosnia-Herzegovina, the first session of the 2nd convening of Government’s advisory body on Croatians abroad, the 2018 Winter School of Croatian Folklore 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
Anniversary of Operation Maslenica
President visits Croatians in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Advisory board on Croats abroad meets
Reintegration of Podunavlje region commemorated
CHF: Winter School of Croatian Folklore
An interview with Marina Perić Kaselj
Night of the Museums: Hajduk among our emigrants
Symposium on the Bokelj Navy and the St Tripun round dance
Croatia to preside over EU Council in 2010
A donation from ballet dancer Jelko Yuresha
New volume of the Lexicon of Danube River Basin Croats
Croatian Ball in Vienna
Canada: Battle of Vukovar stage show on tour
Jakov Peručić and his Patagonian photography
Zagreb: an exhibition featuring Vlaho Bukovac
Nikola Čolak book promo
Gradišće region poet Agnjica Schuster
Croatian Religious Buildings in Boka Kotorska, a monograph
The Jakić family – returnees from Canada
The CHF Time Machine
The Brač Marenda culinary and culture guide
Argentina: Croatian church marks anniversary

COLUMNS
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Click – I’m Going Home (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
Let’s Talk Croatian (Sanja Vulić)
Tales from Under the Old Oak (Ivan Ivek Milčec)
Croatian Beauty Through the Lens (CNTB)

By: Hrvoje Salopek