Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo

Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association

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La Fédération Internationale des Associations Vexillologiques/The International Federation of Vexillological Associations/Međunarodna federacija veksiloloških udruga http://www.fiav.org

»Grb i zastava« № 22 Issued

The number 22 of our bulletin »Grb i zastava« is issued in its 11th volume with increased number of pages to 36 and a poster inlay. Additional copes may be ordered through the Leykam International. publishing house. From the »Editorial« we copy:   … I take this opportunity to express my gratitude to all of […]

»Večernji list« presents large posters of Croatian coats of arms and flags

Večernji list - posteri grbova i zastava

Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association proudly presents posters which are gifts of the »Večernji list« Zagreb daily newspapers  to their readers on Monday, 9 October and Tuesday 10 October. We gladly co-operated in their preparation, in accordance with ut statutory goals – promotion of heraldry and vexillology as scientific disciplines, and popularization of Croatian heraldic […]

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 […]

HGZD president appointed a FRC Fellow

Flag Research Center

The US institute for flags named the Flag Research Center (FRC), [in Croatian known as Centar za proučavanje zastava from the translation of the W. Smith’s Flags and Arms Across the World: Grbovi i zastave svijeta, Globus, Zagreb, 1982., p. 7], established in 1962 by Whitney Smith in Winchester, Massachusetts, was reorganized recently, after Smith’s […]

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 […]

»Grb i zastava« № 19 Issued

With the spring issue of 2016 our journal »Grb i zastava« enters its volume 10. The number 19 was just sent to the printers and our members may expiect it soon in their mail boxes. Additional copes may be ordered through the Leykam International publishing house. From the »Editorial« we copy: … this issue of GiZ […]

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 […]

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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