Jadranka Gros

National Committee: 
Position: 
President

Jadranka Klabučar Gros, M.Sc. was born in Zagreb, Croatia. Since 1990 she lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

Writes poetry and short stories, mainly in Croatian but occasionally also in German and English. Selected poems were published in more than 30 joint collections of poetry and in three antologies: „Southeast Wind“, „New Austrian Poetry- and not a Word of German“ and „ We, moving stones“. Her poems appeared in three of her own books of poetry: „ Autumn in My Hair“, „ To love: a Continuous Verb“ and „ Selected Poems“ in German and English translation.

She has been actively engaged in the promotion of children's literary and artistic creativity as part of the international cultural event „ Good Morning Sea“.
Jadranka organizes and promotes WAG's Children Art Projects in Austria , since the beginning.

In 2005, with a few of other enthusiasts, she founded the Association for Culture „Word - Color- Sound „ in Vienna, and is its current president.

Jadranka is a president of World Art Games Austria.
She took part as poet at the 1st World Art Games 2013 in Croatia and at the 2nd World Art Games 2015 in Slovakia. During the 3rd and the 4th World Art Games in 2016 and 2017, she presented Austrian Children Art Projects. Jadranka was organizer of 1st and 2nd Children Art Project Traveling Exhibition in Austria, in 2016 and 2017.

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