The third ‘World Festival of Croatian Literature’ will be held from 15 to 17 November 2021, in Zagreb, under the auspices of the President of the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia Gordan Jandroković.
The main theme of this year’s festival is the position of the Bačka Croats in Serbia, and Tomislav Žigmanov, Vladimir Nimčević and Lajčo Perušić from Bačka will be in attendance.
Writers from European countries will also perform at the festival, including Burgenland Croat academician Nikola Benčić, Jurica Čenar, Agnjica Čenar Schuster, Ivan Rotter, and Dorothea Zeichman.
Italian Croats from Molise will be represented by Antonio Sammartino, Leopoldo Lalli and Antonio Piccoli, while Petar Hategan and Anka-Svetlana Facraci come from Karasevo, Romania.
Croats from the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro will be represented by Adrijan Vuksanović, Zvonko Deković, Diana Milošević and Vladimir Marvučić. and writer and publicist Stjepan Šulek comes from Germany. Great writers from Chile Oscar Andres Barrientos Bradašić and Andres Morales Milohnic, and Mulan Puh from Brazil will talk about their connections with Croatian literature and the future of those connections.
The total number of invited participants from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina is about forty, including Ivan Aralica, Luko Paljetak, Stanka Gjurić, Đuro Vidmarović, Slobodan Prosperov Novak, Željka Lovrenčić, Hrvoje Hitrec, Fr. Miljenko Stojić, and others.