In the latest issue you will also find articles on Dubrovnik’s own Linđo folklore ensemble’s tour of Austria, bishops of Croatian extraction abroad, a retrospective exhibition of the works of sculptor Kuzma Kovačić and much, much more.

 

This year’s fifth issue of Matica magazine was released in mid May, as usually featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover photo is of the gajeta falkuša—a wooden fishing boat once used in Komiža from the feature article with professor Joško Božanić, an expert on the maritime and linguistic heritage of the island of Vis.
In the latest issue you will also find articles on Dubrovnik’s own Linđo folklore ensemble’s tour of Austria, bishops of Croatian extraction abroad, a retrospective exhibition of the works of sculptor Kuzma Kovačić 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
Round table on the Challenges and Perspective of Croatian Emigrants in the EU
Dubrovnik’s Linđo ensemble in Austria
Hungarian Croatians in the last census
Croatian elections for EU parliament
Croatians in Padua celebrate St Leopold Mandić day
Bishops of Croatian extraction abroad
Croatian Night of Classics in Berlin
How will we mark EU accession?
Zagreb: an exhibition featuring sculptor Kuzma Kovačić
St George’s in Cokeburg (USA)
Bratislava: Father Ferdo Takač passes away
Switzerland: meeting of small theatre troupes
Germany: The Mike Is Yours singing competition
Boris Biletić’ book Istrian Writers and Horizons
St Domnius in San Pedro & the Croats of Arizona
Interview: professor Joško Božanić
France: Marijan Zubanović, thermodynamicist and inventor
Tamburita player Tomo Tušek, a returnee from Switzerland
The CHF time machine
Zagreb: 10th international Eco Ethno Tour
Slovenia: Croatian Culture Days in Lendava
Interview: Vinko Stanišić of Sweden
CFU: Traditional basketball tournament
CHF competition: Goldfish
Croatian Language Instruction Abroad handbook
50 Years of NK Croatia Malmö

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

Text by: Hrvoje Salopek