Church of Croatian Martyrs
|Elevation||1,380 ft (420 m)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
During the Croatian War of Independence in 1991, Čavoglave became well-known because of the band Thompson's song Bojna Čavoglave. The band's leader, Marko Perković, was born there. He built a "Church of Croatian Martyrs" in Čavoglave, as a memorial for Croatian Army soldiers and civilians who died during the Croatian War of Independence. There is an annual fund raising concert in honor of Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day in Čavoglave. Thousands of people visit the concert every year. The 2011 Croatian census said that the village had 300 people. 100% of them were Croatian and Roman Catholic.
References[change | change source]
- Census 2011
- "Blagoslovljena zvona crkve Hrvatskih mučenika u Čavoglavama" (in Croatian). radiodrnis.hr. Archived from the original on 18 August 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
- "Thompson opet blizu "magične" brojke od 100 tisuća posjetitelja". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). 5 August 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2012.