Monthly Archives: May 2020

News: Croatian Statehood Day Music Online from the BBC and Live Tonight from the Croatian National Theatre

Happy Croatian Statehood Day – now back on the 30 May. Celebrate by listening to two concerts. First, the BBC in the early hours broadcast 6 hours of Croatian music mark the day. The good news is that it can … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Events, Notable Days

News: Sarajevo Mass – Complaint by International Lawyer Luka Misetić to the Council of Europe

The fall-out from the Sarajevo Mass continues. The Mass, held under the auspices of Cardinal Vinko Puljić, held to remember the victims of what is known as the Bleiburg Tragedy, was misrepresented being a commemoration of Nazi collaborators. Few in … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croats Overseas/Disaspora

News: Croatian Government set up a Website to Help Foreign Citizens enter Croatia

The Croatian government has set up a website to help foreign citizens provide the information that is needed to enter Croatia.

Posted in Covid-19/Coronavirus, Tourism

News: Taxation in Croatia Webinar 1st June

Following on from their successful webinar on the Croatian legal system, Crodiaspora and the  Centre for the Renewal of Culture will be holding one regarding the Croatian tax system on 1 June. The experts will be John Gašparac, Country Managing … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Webinar

News: Croatian Foreign Minister in Web Discussion

Croatian Foreign Minsiter Gordan Grlić Radman took part in a ‘Websalon’ held by the Untited Europe organisation. It was entitled ‘United or divided – Europe’s historic Test of Relevance and Solidarity’.

Posted in Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations

News: TV Interview with Croatian MEP Željana Zovko

Croatian Member of the European Parliament Željana Zovko, of the ruling HDZ party, recently gave an extensive interview to the Poteštat programme on the Televizija Jadran channel. The interview has been made available on her website with English subtitles. This … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croatian politics and elections, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Economy

News: Tourists Slowly Start to Return to Croatia

The Croatian National Tourist Board is reporting that due to the progress of Croatia in dealing with Covid-19, its borders are slowly opening for tourist. Currently entry is allowed for owners of real estate and vessels, who must confirm ownership … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19/Coronavirus, Tourism

Q and A with Daria Reić, Director of the Croatian National Tourist Board in London

  Questions by Brian Gallagher International tourism has been affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic. We spoke with Daria Reić, director of the Croatian National Tourist Board in London about the impact on Croatia.

Posted in Business, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Economy, Tourism

News: Croatian Legal System Webinar is Online (Updated)

The 18 May webinar on the Croatian Legal System held by the Centre for the Renewal of Culture and Crodiaspora is online for viewing. The session was very informative. Topics covered included wills, property rights, the difference between the Land Registry and … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Property/Real Estate, Webinar

News: New Resources on Bleiburg

With all the controversy regarding the Sarajevo Mass, some much needed new resources have been made available regarding the Bleiburg Tragedy. They will be of great use to those coming to the subject or who wish to know more.

Posted in Bleiburg, History