Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo

Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association

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Paper on flags of Split issued in »Kulturna baština«

Kulturna baština, Split 46/2020

A paper by Željko Heimer was issued in the number 46 of the journal »Kulturna baština« (=City of Split Heritage Journal) for 2020. The »Kulturna baština« journal is published since 1973 by the Split’s Friends of Cultural Heritage Society, providing papers on general history of Split and its surroundings, architecture, urbanism, archaeology, monument protection, art, music, […]

15 Years of HGZD

The Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Society (HGZD), established on 4 May 2006, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2021. In fifteen years, the Society has published 29 volumes of the Grb i zastava journal; it published or co-published three monographs and proceedings; co-organized two scientific conferences; held about a hundred public lectures at the HGZD […]

President Heimer Explains Belarus Flags for HRT

Croatian national broadcasting company HRT published on its news portal on August 23, 2020 an article about flags that appear in connection with recent events in Belarus, which we transfer here translated Why are Belarusian protesters using a white-red-white flag instead of the official one? A frequent sight in the current protests in Belarus […]

Tomislav Galović: »Croatian Heraldists in the 20th Century«, lecture in the cycle »Croatian Symbolic Identity«

25. travnja 2019. 20h ♦ »Hrvatski simbolički identitet« - doc. dr. sc. doc. dr. sc. Tomislav Galović: Hrvatski heraldičari u 20. stoljeću, CeKaTe, Park Stara Trešnjevka 1, Zagreb

Assistant Prof. Dr. Tomislav Galović held the lecture »Croatian Heraldists in the 20th Century« in the small classroom of the Trešnjevka Cultural Centre, on 25 April 2019, as part of the cycle »Croatian Symbolic Identity«. The lecture cycle is a joint project of the Trešnjevka Cultural Centre and the Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association. The […]

13th Anniversary of HGZD

Thrteen years ago on this day the Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association (HGZD) was established. I am using this opportunity to express my gratitude to you all for your support and cooperation. In my opinion during the last 13 years we accomplished much though small and modest steps, thus slowly gathering heritage to which we […]

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 […]

The New HGZD Statutes


Because of the prescriptions of the new law regulating civil associations in Croatia, HGZD had to introduce some changes into the text of its original Statutes, first adopted on the Establishing Assembly on 4 May 2006. The legislator prescribed various new obligatory elements of civil associations statutes, that our old Statutes already, for the most […]

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)
HGZD 2006