Featured in the Easter issue of Matice magazine is our coverage of the CHF delegation visit to the Croatians of Skopje, the presentation of the newest edition of the Croatian Emigrant Almanac, the Croatian Popular Theatre Days in Hercegovac and much, much more.

This year’s third issue of Matica magazine was released in mid March, as usually featuring many fascinating articles from the homeland and around the world. The cover features a painted egg from the Gradišće (Burgenland) Croat village of Stinjaki (Stinatz)—in the latest issue read all about these unique Easter eggs. Also featured is our coverage of the CHF delegation visit to the Croatian community of Skopje, the presentation of the newest edition of the Croatian Emigrant Almanac, the Croatian Popular Theatre Days in Hercegovac 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

CHF delegation visits the Croatians of Skopje
Croatian Emigrant Almanac promo
Kotor: St Tryphon feast day
Pope Benedict XVI and Croatians
Popular Theatre Days in Hercegovac
The demographic situation of the Croatians of Vojvodina
The Croats of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatian accession to the EU
Germany: the Večernji List daily’s Domovnica award
Stepinac Day celebrated around the world
Tens years of Subotica’s Croatian Word
Subotica: Grand Communal Bee
Canada: Nikica Vrdoljak passes away
Klapa Staglin tours Austria
Interview: General Mladen Markač
USA: CFU ski weekend
Gradišće: the Easter eggs of Stinjaki
The Agency for Investments and Competitiveness
Vladimir Novak – a returnee from the USA
Andreja Jakubin – an emigrant in Italy
The CHF time machine
Books: the Croatians of Caraşova
Apprentice Hlapić on ice skates
A collection of poems by Adolf Polegubić
Canada: a new play by the Histerion troupe
Stunning Croatian

COLUMNS

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

Text: Hrvoje Salopek