Croatian Saturday

A variety program featuring music, news and interviews presented in the Croatian language.


The Croatian Group started broadcasting at Radio 4EB from 1 December 1979 and the first committee members were:-

Ivan Souric, Josip Penc, Josip Molovan, Ivan Frkovic and Anton Dugandsic

Geography of Croatia is defined by location of Croatia in the Southeast Europe, bordering Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia in the east, Slovenia in the west, Hungary in the north and Montenegro and the Adriatic Sea in the south. It lies mostly between latitudes 42° and 47° N and longitudes 13° and 20° E. Part of the territory in the extreme south is separated from the rest of the mainland by a short coastline strip belonging to Bosnia and Herzegovina around Neum.

The territory covers 56,594 square kilometres (21,851 square miles), consisting of 56,414 square kilometres (21,782 square miles) of land and 128 square kilometres (49 square miles) of water. It is the 127th largest country in the world. Elevation ranges from the mountains of the Dinaric Alps with the highest point of the Dinara peak at 1,831 metres (6,007 feet) near the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the south to the shore of the Adriatic Sea which makes up its entire south-west border. Insular Croatia consists of over a thousand islands and islets varying in size, 48 of which are permanently inhabited. The largest islands are Cres and Krk, each of them having an area of around 405 km2.

The hilly northern parts of Hrvatsko Zagorje and the flat plains of Slavonia in the east (which is part of the Pannonian Basin) are traversed by major rivers such as Sava, Drava, Kupa and Danube. The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, runs through the city of Vukovar in the extreme east and forms part of the border with Serbia. The central and southern regions near the Adriatic coastline and islands consist of low mountains and forested highlands. Significant natural resources include oil, coal, bauxite, low-grade iron ore, calcium, gypsum, natural asphalt, silica, mica, clays, salt and hydropower.

Karst topography makes up about half of Croatia and is especially prominent in the Dinaric Alps. There are numerous caves in Croatia, 49 of which deeper than 250 m (820.21 ft), 14 deeper than 500 m (1,640.42 ft) and three deeper than 1,000 m (3,280.84 ft). Croatia’s most famous lakes are the Plitvice lakes, a system of 16 lakes with waterfalls connecting them over dolomite and limestone cascades. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colours, ranging from turquoise to mint green, grey or blue.

Previous Programs


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28 Mar 2020, 2pm

28 Mar 2020, 2pm Croatian Sat 1400 A variety program presented in Croatian

21 Mar 2020, 2pm

21 Mar 2020, 2pm Croatian Sat 1400 A variety program presented in Croatian

14 Mar 2020, 2pm

14 Mar 2020, 2pm Croatian Sat 1400 A variety program presented in Croatian

7 Mar 2020, 2pm

7 Mar 2020, 2pm Croatian Sat 1400 A variety program presented in Croatian

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29 Feb 2020, 2pm

29 Feb 2020, 2pm Croatian Croatian Programme

28 Feb 2020, 8am

28 Feb 2020, 8am Croatian Croatian Programme

26 Feb 2020, 6pm

26 Feb 2020, 6pm Croatian Croatian Programme

22 Feb 2020, 2pm

22 Feb 2020, 2pm Croatian Croatian Programme

21 Feb 2020, 8am

21 Feb 2020, 8am Croatian Croatian Programme

19 Feb 2020, 6pm

19 Feb 2020, 6pm Croatian Croatian Programme

15 Feb 2020, 2pm

15 Feb 2020, 2pm Croatian Croatian Programme

14 Feb 2020, 8am

14 Feb 2020, 8am Croatian Croatian Programme

12 Feb 2020, 6pm

12 Feb 2020, 6pm Croatian Croatian Programme

8 Feb 2020, 2pm

8 Feb 2020, 2pm Croatian Croatian Programme

7 Feb 2020, 8am

7 Feb 2020, 8am Croatian Croatian Programme

5 Feb 2020, 6pm

5 Feb 2020, 6pm Croatian Croatian Programme

1 Feb 2020, 2pm

1 Feb 2020, 2pm Croatian Croatian Programme