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As a member of Spark Society, I was reading my poetry on the International festival
thanks to our hosts Kraljevi ulice, (who participated May 24th, 2008 at
Eurosong, Belgrade), and Gordana Makar, Radio Martin presenter.
16.10.2008. Thanks to cooperation of the Croatian Association of Writers for
Children and Young People and the library, I was invited as a guest writer in
M-2, Medveščak, Zagreb. In the comfortable place,
having fun and conversation, I presented my books for children, and they
surprised me with a dance and song.
Month of Croatian Book
the library Stribor from Rijeka was my a very kind host. Many thanks to
all kids an librarians for the great hospitality, especialy to Missis Verena
Tibljaš. I represented them my book Kineski zvončići, novel for
children and youth.
24.10.2008. It was my special pleasure to be a guest in the beautiful
Drenova, during the
Month of Croatian Book.
In the pleasant atmosphere I talked about my book
Kineski zvončićii, novel for children and youth.to primary school children.
Also we talked about the theme and I answered to their questions: how to write a
book, from the very firtst idea to the printed or electronic version.&nbsp;
Thanks a lot for your kind invitation.
09.12.2008. The exhibition Jedrenjaci, dr. Mladena Proštenika, was held in galeryi U predvorju, Mihanovićeva 12, Zagreb, I was reading my poetry dedecated to sea, ships and sailors.
11.02.2009. I was invited to read my poetry at the opening ceremony of the Croatian society of painters exhibition, at the home for elderly and sick
St. Franjo, Odra, near Zagreb.
14.02.2009. I was invited to attend at Marija Bistrica an evening of poetry, and the announcement ceremony of competition winners in the honor and memory of the tragically dead, young poetess, Željka Boc. 242 poems were sent to the event and 41 of them were chosen and published in the almanach of love poetry Hod se nastavlja (Continue of the journey). My poem UmijeÄ‡e ljubavi is published there as well.
18.03.2009. I read my poetry at the festive promotion of Valentina Vukman's book of poetry, Zatajena, organized by the Cultural Society Spark, Zatajena, at the Galženica Cultural Centre.
21.03.2009. I read my poetry at the festive Anniversary of the Cultural Society Buševec, at Buševec.
02.04.2009. I hosted a literary evening at the
Economic and birotechnik high school, Split. Many thanks to professors Elvira Dragan and Vera Komlen, who organized this meeting, and to TV Split which attended and recorded this event.
12.05.2009. Once again I was invited to read my poetry at the opening ceremony of the Croatian society of painters exhibition, at the home for elderly and sick
St. Franjo, Odra, near Zagreb.
19.05.2009. During the festival Goričke večeri I took part at a Round Table discussion, having as theme The August Šenoa Days; the discussion focused on the time called Šenoa time, the political and cultural situation, Ljudevit Gaj's language reform and foreign languages influence. At the end of a presentation, I talked about and explained the theme of his novel - Branka. Sanda Kulier and FA Turopolje participated with their songs in this cultural event.
20.05.2009. Goričke večeri festival - acting Art Society; reading August Šenoa's poem - Budi svoj. Unfortunately, due to bad weather conditions and some minor technical problems, it wasn't possible to organize this event as planned on the Cultural Center's terrace (with lighted torches and crinoline dresses) and the event was relocated to the main Cultural Centre's stage. Sanda Kulier and FA Turopolje participated once more and contributed their singing talent to the event. Same as Neven Dužević, piano and Zvonko Knežević, guitar. The event was recorded by the TV center.
21.05.2009. Poetic Marathon, Sesvete, Croatia.
I was invited to be a guest of primary school
Gračani. I spent a wonderful time due to the pupils of first, second and third class as well as their teachers.
I was invited as guest speaker in the Public Center Dubranec, where I read as well my poetry (together with other Spark members). I am thankful to the Plemenita općina Turopolje, for their kind invitation and for hosting the event.
I started to work in The center for creative work, Zagreb, Tkalčićeva 59, as director and author, with a group of young artists/actors, preparing the play Vila u vrtu patuljaka - The fairy in the gnomes' garden. The premiere will take place in Velika Gorica, on the Spark society premises. The first public performance is planned for Zagreb, at
Dom sportova, December, 1st, from 3 to 7 pm. There will be three sequential performances, for the several thousands of visitors expected. During December, weather conditions allowing, there will be several performances at the open place not far from the center for creative work, in the children's park, Tkalciceva street, Zagreb.
31.5.2010. I was invited as a guest writer in the Children's Library M2, Medveščak 71, Zagreb. In the comfortable place, having fun and conversation, I presented my books for children, Djevojčica s ružičastim naočalama (The Girl with Pink Glasses). I red them some parts from the book and then in a very comfortable atmosphere they surprised me with a lot of interesting and wise questions.
Promotion of the novel for children and youth
Halo, Zemlja zove
Snježanu was organized at the Velika Gorica city-hall, at 7pm. The publisher is
Biblioteka for children and youth, Alfa, Zagreb..
Chief Editor: Božidar Petrač, Executive Editor: Dedić Zrinka, Visual editor:
Irene Lenard, Editor and Proof: Kristina Ferenčina, Library director: Božidar
Prosenjak, Illustrated by: Branka Hollingsworth Nara. Participants:
Sonja Smolec, author; Božidar Prosenjak, Đurđa Jandriš Parać, Snježana Špehar,
children who were telling parts from the book Karlo Majić and Mihaela Pavić,
their professors Mladena Ergića and Željka Novak. Students Alan Perlić and Vanessa Rendić
were playing guitars.