Read our interview with translator Nicolas Raljević, recently decorated with the Order of the Croatian Morning Star for his contribution to the promotion of Croatian dramatic arts and literature in France, and about a promising young operatic bass singer born in Karlovac and earning acclaim at the opera in Stuttgart.
Our July issue features all our regular sections, including Marin Knezović’s look into our history, Darko Mihelj’s study of our endemic flora and fauna, Nika Jakab’s section on Croatia’s fauna, and Sanja Vulić’s look at our language, and focuses on the Sutla River which forms part of the border between Croatia and neighbouring Slovenia.
We also offer an in depth look at the celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the Croatian Heritage Foundation staged at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb.
In our continuing look at Croatian language lectors abroad this month we learn of the Polish city of Poznań from lector Ninoslav Radaković.
This issue includes an interview with translator Nicolas Raljević. He was recently decorated with the Order of the Croatian Morning Star with the Image of Marko Marulić for his contribution to the promotion of our dramatic arts and literature in France. We also write of a promising young operatic bass singer born in Karlovac and earning acclaim at the opera in Germany’s Stuttgart.
Read about current events in neighbouring countries in our Meridians section and about culture events in our Crorama section. Regular contributor Vesna Kukavica reports on a new book on Croatians in Uruguay and a biography of Pavao Vidas.
We wish all our readers in the homeland and around the world a pleasant summer holiday!
17 Global Croatia
24 The Botany of Our Rivers
28 Cues in Communication
38 Croatian Musicians
56 Click: Going Home
4 In Focus: news from the State Office for Croats Abroad
7 An international conference in Marija Bistrica
8 An exhibition to mark fifty years since the Croatian Spring movement
10 A conference on thirty years of Croatian independence
12 A humanitarian effort from Australians of Croatian descent
14 An interview with Nicolas Raljević
18 Translation of a book on Uruguayans of Croatian background
22 Some thoughts on the history of the Sutla River
29 Writer Rikard Flieder Jorgovanić
30 Seventy years of the CHF at the national theatre building in Zagreb
40 The largest ethnic Croatian Catholic parish outside the homeland
42 The pastoral path of the friar Ilija Puljić
44 Minority mosaic
48 The annual journal of Vojvodina Croatians
50 A biography of Pavao Vidas
52 The University School of Croatian Language and Culture kicks off
53 Croatian language instruction for children in Vienna
54 The Croatian language lector in Poznań
60 A lecture at Matrix Croatica
61 A lecture at the Croatian Hispanic Association
63 Sports news
By: Ljerka Galic