The latest issue of features an article about a prominent French Croatian, the well-known construction entrepreneur and philanthropist Mate Gabelica, and the many CHF summer programmes – the Creating Theatre seminar, the Little School of Croatian Language and Culture, the Folk Costume Workshop and Task Force.

The August/September double issue of Matica magazine was released in mid September, as usual featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world.
The cover photo features young Burgenland (Gradišće) Croatians at the ruins above Modruš from the article covering their travels “Along the Trails of Our Ancestors” that aims to recreate the migration route taken by their ancient ancestors. The latest issue of Matica magazine also features an article about a prominent French Croatian – the well-known construction entrepreneur and philanthropist Mate Gabelica. Read all about the many CHF summer programmes – the Creating Theatre seminar, the Little School of Croatian Language and Culture, the Folk Costume Workshop, Task Force and much, much more.
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Content

CWC central committee meeting
Mostar: CONNECTO conference
Munch: Ivan Vučetić exhibition
2014 Croatian World Games preparations in progress
Zvonko Bušić laid to rest
Croatian Days in Slovakia
The University School of Croatian Language and Culture
Interview: Joso Ostrogonac
Summer School of Croatian Folklore
Berlin: Vladimir Fran Mažuranić anniversary
Little School of Croatian Language and Culture
Slavonians in Pula
ECO HERITAGE TASK FORCE
Kvarner Emigrants’ Day
A documentary on the 1977 Croatian embassy in Canberra
Along the Trails of Our Ancestors
French Croatians: Mate Gabelica
Boris Ljubičić exhibition and poster donation
On the anniversary of the birth of Ivan Meštrović
The Creating Theatre seminar
Međugorje – a global brand
Interview: Ivana Perkušić
Croatian emigrant congress in preparation
The CHF time machine
Vesna Bailey’s new book
The martyrdom of Don Miroslav Bulešić
A book on the history of fire fighting in Split

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