Croatian Language Project Elevated To Cultural Heritage Status

ONE’S OWN WAY OF SPEAKING…A HERITAGE WORTH CHERISHING!

Croatia, the War, and the Future

Dr Drago Stambuk
Photo: Pixsell

Language is much more than a device for communication. Language holds irreplaceable cultural significance, ancestral memories, and heritage, unique knowledge and traditions. Language presents us with a way of asserting a person’s or nations identity or distinctiveness from another. For anyone who knows the oppression and suppression of the Croatian language through history, particularly during Yugoslavia times when it was maliciously and politically immersed throughout the world as being the same as the Serbo-Croatian concoction, this article will have a special significance. But for all, the matter is of national and sovereigntist importance.

After more than 35 years of authorship and promotion of the ‘Golden Formula of the Croatian Language, ča-kaj-što, the Croatian Ministry of Culture has put this project on the list of intangible cultural heritage.

Most part of the interview by Narod.hr portal with Dr Drago Stambuk, Croatian physician, poet…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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