Monthly Archives: June 2011

Croatia 20 Years on

Today has been Croatia’s national day. Croatia has seen 20 years of independence and has in fact forged an identity for itself in the world – one that goes beyond the war. Who hasn’t heard of the country? Its reputation … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Notable Days

The Yugosphere theory or Griff Rhys Jones?

The UK gets flogged some pretty poor information on Croatia in its media. It is unfortunate that, after 20 years of Croatian independence, a periodical such as the Economist cannot get past Yugoslavia – and is shown up by a … Continue reading

Posted in Yugosphere - Why it does not exist | 1 Comment

The Susak AIR+art Festival 2011

The island of Susak sees the a major international kite festival begin  on 22 June – the  Susak AIR+art Festival 2011. We put some questions to organiser Christian Bushill, starting with asking him about himself.  I am a tv cameraman … Continue reading

Posted in Events

Croatian National Day Celebration – London 1 July

The Croatian Students and Young Professionals Network are holding their prestigious national day event on 1 July at the Royal United Services Institute in Whitehall, London. The event is the highlight of the Croatian social calendar in London – anyone … Continue reading

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Croatia joins the EU?

The European Commission has recommended that the European Union conclude accession talks with Croatia. A treaty is to be signed with Croatia, possibly in December, with Membership to follow in July 2013. Monitoring will continue right up until Croatia joins. … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations