On the occasion of 25. the anniversary of the international recognition of the Republic of Croatia on Sunday, 15. January with the beginning of the 12 lessons at Ban Jelačić Square, will be held the concelebrated concert "My Homeland". The concert is held under the patronage of the Croatian Government and the City of Zagreb and will gather many outstanding performers.
Tereza Kesovija, Dražen Žanko, Vladimir Kočiš - Zec, Hrvoje Hegedušić, Krunoslav Kićo Slabinac, Magazin, Mladen Kvesić, Đani Maršan and Radojka Šverko perform at the concert. The performances of patriotic songs at the concert will be performed by Best Croatian Drummers, Klapa Hrvatske ratne mornarice Orchestra OSRH under the direction of conductor Miroslav Vukovojc Dugana. All performers at the end of the concert will release the song "My Homeland" that was recorded by the Croatian Band Aid at the beginning of the Homeland War.
As part of the celebration of this jubilee anniversary, a solemn academy will be held at the Concert Hall of Vatroslav Lisinski, and fireworks will be held at the fountain on the Croatian Fraternal Union Street in the evening.
The ceremonial program will be held on the day of acknowledgment, since it is exactly 15. January 1992. Croatia was recognized internationally by the twelve countries of the then European Community. The members of the Community of the same day joined Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Hungary, Malta, Poland and Switzerland.
The first state that recognized Croatia was the Island that made this decision yet 19. December 1991. The same date was made by Germany, but the decision came into force with 15. January, the date of recognition and the other EC members. The International Recognition of Croatia two days before the European Union announced the Holy See, and 14. January San Marino.