In the latest issue read all about the Tesla exhibition at the Mimara Museum, Kolinda Grabar Kitarović’s election victory, the Gradišće Croatian Metron Award, the Velebit Croatian association in Gothenburg and much, much more.

The winter double issue of Matica magazine for the months of January and February was released in mid February, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world.
The cover features the façade of the famed Mimara Museum, lit up for the Night of Museums, where the CHF organised the Tesla exhibition featuring the work of sculptor Pero Jelisić. In the latest issue read all about the election victory of new Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, about the Gradišće Croatian Metron Award, this year presented to Croatian Ambassador in Austria Gordan Bakota, about the Velebit Croatian association in Gothenburg and much, much more.
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Content
Operation Maslenica anniversary
Kolinda Grabar Kitarović the new Croatian president
A book about the roots of the Molise Croats
Winter School of Folklore
Vienna: Ambassador Bakota receives award
CHF Split: winter events
Zagreb: Mile Nekić exhibition
San Pedro: an exhibition at the Croatian Cultural Center
Gothenburg’s Velebit celebrates anniversary
Ljubljana: Days of Croatian Catholics
An interview with Mate Meštrović
Dr Davor Pavuna speaks in Pula
Croatian culture events in Argentina
Mimara: CHF at the Night of Museums
A book about the church in Lika
Monica Soljančić of Paraguay
A visit to the Croatians in Munich
The 100th anniversary of the birth of Friar Rajmund Kupareo
I’m book about the wartime victims in Ljubuški
Irena Stanić Rašin, a Croatian activist from Boston
The CHF Time Machine
New Vojvodina Croatian publications presented
The Sonćanski Divani event in Dalj
Zagreb: Vučjak premieres at the national theatre
The Croatian National Council in Germany

COLUMNS
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
Let’s Talk Croatian (Sanja Vulić)
Croatia From the Air (Davor Rostuhar)
Janko Deur’s Brooklyn Tales

Text by: Hrvoje Salopek