The Croatian American Society Second Annual Croatian Culture & Food Experience on Saturday, 26th of March 2022.
Special guests attending this year will be the Ambassador from the Republic of Croatia in the USA, Pjer Šimunović, the Croatian Consul General Sanja Laković, based in Chicago and Fr Jozo Grbeš from Chicago.
The event will feature the best fresh local seafood such as raw and charbroiled oysters, fried shrimp and fried oysters. Croatian favorites served will include grilled calamari, grilled sardines, spit roasted lamb, čevapčići, prosciutto, cheeses, and a multitude of Croatian desserts.
Drinks served will include Croatian beer and wines along with a local favorite – Tako Toddies.
Cultural attractions include Croatian kolo dance performances by local Croatian ladies. In the clubhouse (Konoba) there will be cultural videos, historical displays, needle work displays, Croatian cooking demonstrations, and travel information for Croatia.
Featured entertainment will be the Klapa Balatura Opuzen returning again from Croatia, accordion player Damir Radov. Local musicians performing are Jakov Jurisić and the Rachael and Josh Riley Duo.
To conclude our weekend, Fr. Jozo Grbeš will celebrate Mass in Croatian and English at 3:00 PM on Sunday March 27th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 8968 Hwy 23 Belle Chasse, LA 70037. Refreshments will be served following Mass.