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Biggest Croatian Gathering in South America Takes Place in Chile

(Photo: Domovina Chile/Archive)

Croatians from all over South America have converged on Chile for the 3rd meeting of the Croatian South American Diaspora.

Croatia’s Ambassador to Chile, Nives Malenica, and State Secretary from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zdravko Bušić, opened the 3rd Meeting of Croatian South American Diaspora in Santiago, Chile before folklore groups entertained the crowd.

Juventud Croata en Buenos Aires, Argentina – D.H.K.S.S.

This is the largest annual meeting of the Croatian diaspora in South America, with delegations from 7 countries and a delegation from Croatia in attendance.

Club Croata de Punta Arenas-Hrvatski Dom.

The 3-day meeting, which was held from 27-29 October, is aimed at bringing the diaspora in South America closer to Croatia, featured a number of expert panels, including discussions on the topics such as investment models in Croatia, improving trade relations, preserving Croatian identity, and establishing a virtual museum of the Croatian diaspora in South America.

the 3rd meeting of the Croatian South American Diaspora in Chile (Photo: Franco Ferrera Cvitanović / Glas Hrvatske)


Croatians in South America, where there are estimated to be over half a million, are pushing to have a representative also in the Croatian Parliament.

Baština – Chile

The two previous Croatian South American Diaspora meetings were held in Peru and Bolivia.

(Photos: La Voz de Croacia)

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