Category Archives: Arts and Culture

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50th anniversary on the Declaration on the name and position of the Croatian literary language

On the 17th of March 1967 one of the most important documents in the history of Croatian language was published in a weekly magazine Telegram: The Declaration on the name and position of the Croatian literary language. The Declaration called for the equality of the four standard languages of SFRY, one of them being Croatian, and

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Bribir, the greatest archeological site in Croatia

Presentation on “Croatian Troy”

On Tuesday, 2nd of June 2015, the Macquarie Ancient History Association is hosting a presentation on archaeological excavations on Bribirska glavica “Croatia’s Troy”. The presentation will be held at Macquarie University, Museum of Ancient Cultures, X5B (3rd Floor) at 7 p.m.  Croatian Studies Foundation and Croatian Studies at Macquarie University from 2014 are involved in

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Augustin Tin Ujevic 1891-1955

Croatian Poets | Tin Ujević | Daily Lament

About Tin Ujević The Croatian poet Augustin (Tin) Ujević (1891-1955) is one of the finest Southern Slav lyric poets and one of the great poets of Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. While Tin Ujević’s poems are hardly known in English, they are loved in his native Croatia and throughout the South

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The humble necktie’s Croatian origins

The habit of wearing a humble tie, one of the most used fashion details worn by men, originated with the 17th century Croatian mercenaries fighting in the Thirty Years’ War. The mercenaries came from the Croatian Krajina on the edge of the Ottoman Empire to fight with the French wearing distinct neckties made of linen, lace or

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