In the latest issue read all about the promotion of the 2017 Croatian Emigrant Almanac, the hundred-year commemoration of friar Didak Buntić’s campaign to save starving children, the passing of Croatian political torchbearer and dissident prisoner under the former communist regime Marko Veselica, the honouring of Aloysius Stepinac in the diaspora community parishes and much, much more.

Matica magazine’s 2017 issue No 3 was released in mid March, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover story in this issue features Zagreb airport’s new terminal, a wonderful architectural showcase soon to see its official opening.

Also in the latest issue read all about the promotion of the 2017 Croatian Emigrant Almanac, the hundred-year commemoration of friar Didak Buntić’s campaign to save starving children, the passing of Croatian political torchbearer and dissident prisoner under the former communist regime Marko Veselica, the honouring of Aloysius Stepinac in the diaspora community parishes 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-Hungarian minority committee
2017 Croatian Emigrant Almanac
Croatians in Slovenia meet with Slovenian parliament speaker
100th anniversary of campaign to save starving children
Matrix Croatica celebrates anniversary
Marko Veselica passes away
Dora humanitarian organisation celebrates anniversary
Stepinac feast day marked around the world
Days of Croatian Folk Theatre in Hercegovac
A book about Luka Brajnović
Jubilee Šokački sijelo festival in Županja
An interview with Hristinka Jankova of Sofia
Zagreb’s new airport
An interview with folklore expert Nenad Brka
The life and times of Ivan Budak
The CHF Time Machine
An interview with teacher for the blind Ante Baković

Columns
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Click – I’m Going Home (Mateja Maljuga)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
The Apostolic Work of Croatian Nuns Abroad (Jozo Župić)
Let’s Talk Croatian (Sanja Vulić)
Croatian Beauty Through the Lens (CNTB)

By: Hrvoje Salopek