We interviewed new CHF director Marin Knezović and also feature articles on the many CHF summer programmes—the Creating Theatre seminar, the Little School of Croatian Language & Culture, the folk garb workshop, Task Force and many others.

 

 

The summer double issue for the months of August and September came off the presses in mid September, as usual featuring an abundance of fascinating articles from the homeland and abroad.
The cover photo is of the façade of the Mimara Museum, from the feature article on the silver jubilee of this leading Zagreb art institution. We interviewed new CHF director Marin Knezović and also feature articles on the many CHF summer programmes—the Creating Theatre seminar, the Little School of Croatian Language & Culture, the folk garb workshop, Task Force and many others.
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Content
Days of Croatian Film in Orašje
CHF: Creating Theatre
University School of Croatian Language & Culture
Emigrants’ Day on the island of Krk
Little School of Croatian Language & Culture
Festival of Central European nations in Gorizia
Croatian Martyrs’ Day in Udbina
CHF: Ethno Treasury
Folklore section of Chicago’s Cardinal Stepinac Croatian school on tour
Dužijanca – Subotica’s harvest festivity
A.G. Matoš civic centre in Tovarnik
CHF Folklore School
TASK FORCE in Ston
Plehan: Anniversary of the persecution of Posavina natives
CHF Dubrovnik: Josip Ivanović exhibition
An interview with the new CHF director
Mimara Museum marks silver jubilee
CFU tamburitza festival in Detroit
Koleda ensemble of Sydney celebrates anniversary
The parish of Zavalje near Bihać
The CHF time machine
Most – The Bridge magazine of London
Split: Nasja Bošković Meyer’s Pet rubina crvenih (Five Red Rubies)
Kolo-Slavuj summer tour
Collection of poems by Anđelka Petričević-Čenić
Mississauga’s FC Croatia visits
Croatian athletes at the Olympic Games

COLUMNS
Global Croatia (Vesna Kukavica)
Movement/Aberration (Šimun Šito Ćorić)
Dates In History (Željko Holjevac)
Our Towns & Cities (Zvonko Ranogajec)
Voice from Abroad (Jozo Župić)
Let’s Talk Croatian (Sanja Vulić)

Text by: Hrvoje Salopek