Croatia – A Lapdog To EU

If being “a success story of the European Union and a role model for other countries attempting to get EU membership,” as the newly elected president of the European Commission said this week about Croatia, is an assessment reached through weighing an EU member country’s efforts to suck up to EU needs rather than needs […]

Croatian Diaspora Role In Development Of Homeland Life Opportunities

On 25 July 2019 my appearance on Laudato TV in Croatia was broadcasted and the public broadcast (in the Croatian language) is now on Youtube. The issues discussed on the TV Program Prosudbe (Judgments, Opinions) concentrated on included current legislation – its lack of spirit and word in genuinely reflecting the widespread national calls for […]

Croatian Studies of University of Zagreb: A New Opportunity For Croats From Diaspora

Picking up university studies in Demography and Emigration and enrolling in a university degree covering these studies is surely something that is likely to attract many young (as well as mature) students and people of Croatian descent living outside Croatia. This new strand of university studies – “Demography and Croatian Emigration” – developed having in […]

Croatia: Majority (Croat) Rights Vs. Minority (Serb) Rights

When the Constitutional Court of Croatia (of any country) evidently and blatantly misses the beat of its own country’s heart (and reason for existence – in the case of Croatia that reason is victory over brutal Serb aggression in the Homeland War) then one could justly pose the question of whether the nation should permit […]

Croatia In Political Disarray

Croatian Parliament had its last sitting for the Spring season on Friday 12 July 2019 just ahead of a two-month break. However not before the Speaker announced that all MPs may be recalled for an extraordinary sitting during the Summer break. That is, a special, extraordinary sitting of Parliament would be organised in order for […]

Croatian Diaspora: Don’t Stay Powerless When You Can Do More

In the last thirty years, in particular, the Croatian diaspora worldwide has invested every possible aspect of manpower in supporting our homeland by pouring millions of dollars politically and socially, fighting for Croatian independence and development of democracy, rights, existence, identity, inheritance and sovereignty. Sadly, and unfortunately, to no avail! It seems! Things have not […]

Matija Vuica – “WORK, WORK, PERSISTENCE, FAITH …” Croatia Taking On The World Of Fashion

  Matija Vuica: designer, singer, couture dresses as well as theatre costume designer – originally from Metkovic, Croatia, she has been living in Zagreb, since 1978. Her singing career started in 1981 with a group called TROTAKT PROJEKT. Alternative new wave rock sound alongside with a unique image, classified them as a cult band of […]

Croatia: Jazovka Pit – The Grit For Positive Change

  Modern, independent, democracy desirous Croatia was created in the early 1990’s on the determination to secede from communist (?antifascist) Yugoslavia and the Croatian Homeland War secured its success. This is particularly a pertinent issue and fact to keep in mind and uphold strongly, especially because Croatia’s antifascists in their overwhelming majority did not want […]

Dr Esther Gitman Awarded Honorary Doctorate For Her Research Into The Role Blessed Alojzije Stepinac Had In Rescuing Jews During WWII Croatia

  On Friday 14 June 2019, and upon written submission, including one by Ina Vukic, Vice-President of the Croatian academy of sciences and arts in diaspora and homeland/HAZUDD, the University of Split, Croatia, has awarded Dr. Esther Gitman an Honorary Doctorate for her long standing research and work into the rescue of Jews and members […]

Learn Croatian In Croatia – Scholarship Applications Now Open

The State Office for Croats Abroad is once again offering scholarships for Croatian language learning in Croatia. The deadline for applications is 1 July 2019. More details on the website, on email: tecaj-hrvatskog-jezika@hrvatiizvanrh.hr or call +385 (0)1/6444-683 between 10.00 – 15.00 on week days.   Applications for scholarships for Croatian language learning in Croatia in the 2019/20 academic year […]

Interview With General Zeljko Glasnovic

  Interview by Dario Holenda/Fenix Magazin (Translated to English by Ina Vukic, with permission from Fenix Magazine) “For positive and effective change in Croatia’s public administration – nationally conscious people are needed, not lizards that change colours as needed and whose mental set has remained on the other side of the Berlin Wall” General, 28 […]

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