Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo

Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association

Category: FIAV

Fédération Internationale des Associations Vexillologiques
Internationa Federation of Vexillological Associations
Međunarodna federacija veksiloloških udruga
https://fiav.org/

Participation at the 28 International Congress of Vexillology San Antonio, Texas, USA

The HGZD President Željko Heimer participated at the 28th International Congress of Vexillology HEMISFLAG: 28ICV held in San Antonio, Texas, USA from 14 to 20 July 2019. The majority of the Congress program was held in the oldest hotel in San Antonio, the Saint Anthony Hotel. It was organized by the Vexillological Association of teh […]

HGZD President meets the FIAV President

Predsjednik HGZD-a Heimer i predsjednik FIAV-a Lupant, Bruxelles, belgija, 27.11.2018.

The President of the Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association (HGZD), LTC Dr. Željko Heimer met on 27 November 2018 in Bruxelles, Belgium with the President of the International Federation of Vexillological Assocations (FIAV) Michel Lupant. They talked on plans of the two organization, possibilities of mutual cooperation and cooperation with other vexillological organizations in the […]

In Company with the World Most Famous Vexillologists

(Translated with permission, from the magazine “Hrvatski vojnik”, nr. 534, 8 Sep 2017, p. 47, http://hrvatski-vojnik.hr/pdfmagazin/hv_534.pdf#47) Prepared by Domagoj VLAHOVIĆ ♦ VEXILOLOGY Željko Heimer, officer of the Croatian Armed Forces, collaborator of the Hrvatski vojnik and vexillologist (scientist researching flags, their history, meaning and use), received a great international recognition for his work The International […]

In Memoriam Dr Whitney Smith

Dr. Whitney Smith (1940 -2016)

The father of modern vexillology, Whitney Smith established in 1961, together with Gerhard Grahl, the first vexilological journal The Flag Bulletin, and the next year estanlished the Flag Research Centre (FRC). He was its director until his retirement in 2013 when the entire considerable library and archive was transferred to the University of Texas in […]

Marking of the World Vexillology Day in Zadar

Wolrd Vexilology Day - October 1

The HGZD joined the initiative to mark the World Vexillology Day. On the occasion of our Society 10th anniversary, the HGZD will celebrate the World Vexillology Day during the Fifth National Congress of Croatian Historians, in Zadar, 5-8 October 2016. All around the world, for the first time this year, the World Vexillology Day is […]

HGZD supports the initiative for marking of the World Vexillology Day – October 1

Wolrd Vexilology Day - October 1

The Portland Flag Association (PFA) recently started an initiative to designate the October 1 as World Vexillology Day and invited other vexillological associations to support the idea and join in marking the World Vexillology Day already this year. The World Vexillology Day is envisaged as a celebration of flags and their study (vexillology), organized by participating […]

Participating in 25th International Congress of Vexillology, Rotterdam, 4-10.8.2013

The 25th International Congress of Vexillology (25ICV) was held from 4 until 10 August 2013 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Željko Heimer participated for HGZD. In the academic program he held the paper “Croatian Municipal Ceremonial Flags“, and he took part in the work of the General Assembly of the International Federation of Vexillological Associations (FIAV), […]

24th International Congress of Vexillology, Washington, D.C., 2011

We participated in the 24th International Congress of Vexillology, organized by the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA) and the Chesapeake Bay Flag Association (CFA), 1-5 August 2011, in Alexandria, VA in the Washington, D.C. area. During the Congress, the Fédération internationale des associations vexillologiques (FIAV) held the 22nd Session of its General Assembly. The main […]

23rd International Congress of Vexillology, Yokohama, Japan, 2009

The 23rd International Congress of Vexillology was held in Yokohama, Japan from 12 to 18 July 2009. Željko Heimer participated the Congress as the HGZD delegate. The vexillological congresses are held biannually by the International Federation of Vexillologic Organizations (FIAV), of which HGZD is a member since the previous Congress in Berlin 2007. The hosts […]

The HGZD Flag Introduced at 22nd ICV FlagBerlin 2007

During the 22nd International Congress of Vexillology (ICV) FlagBerlin 2007 held from 6th to 10th August 2007, the HGZD membership application for the International Federation of Vexillologic Associations (FIAV, www.fiav.org), the top vexillologic organization encompassing over 50 national associations from all over the world, was approved. That was an excellent opportunity to introduce the newly […]

Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo je član međunarodnih udruga | The Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association is a member of
FIAV (La Fédération Internationale des Associations Vexillologiques) & CIGH (La Confédération Internationale de Généalogie et d'Héraldique)
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