The Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes for Health organized the public presentation of the largest coordinated publishing effort in medicine - Global Theme Issue on Poverty and Human Development. At the NIH presentation, the lead speaker was Professor Ana Marusic, editor of the CMJ and current president of the Council of Science Editors.
The annual Wilco calendar returns this year to the more classic wall variation, with days big enough to keep yourself organized throughout 2008. The calendar mixes poster artwork from past Wilco shows with a collection of live photos by Zoran Orlic.
Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York USA is giving free tickets to CROWN readers for the "Beyond Boundaries: The Emergence of Croatian Cinema". At the box office mention CROWN, Croatia.org or/and Nenad Bach and you will be given a free ticket. First come first serve up to 20 tickets. Courtesy of Film Society of Lincoln Center
Thye Edinburgh company projected images of the country onto a building opposite the city's Balmoral Hotel. The event coincided with a visit to the Scottish Parliament by Croatia's president, Stjepan Mesic. The projection used images of Croatia, its flag and the Croatian Tourist Board's branding.
Fifty years ago today the USSR launched Sputnik 2. On board was a live dog named Laika. The point was to prove that a dog, and eventually a human being, could survive in space. Sputnik 2 was equipped with life support systems and enough food and water for ten days. The mission yielded very little useful scientific information.
Our goal is to create a new tourist destination by uniting the oldest economy - agriculture with the youngest - tourism. The revival of Pustara Višnjica on tradition of former agricultural estate and implementation of ecology, agriculture and tourism is based on symbiosis of hotel and agricultural activity; horse-breeding; fallow-deer breeding; ecological production of sweet potato and other vegetables
Tatjana has to bring the national flag, a book about Croatia, 3 stones and pictures of plants specific of the country, in order to present it to other participants. The Miss World contest will take place on December 1, 2007.
Despite war devastation and after war economical devastation, by number of immoral people who sold their own country for their own profit, Croatia emerged as a winner for the whole territory of South East Europe. In the last seven years we moved from our eastern neighbors 35 years ahead. And this didn't happen just by chance.
I would like to invite you to watch the reality show for photographers where I am one of the contestants. The name of the show is The Shot. The Shot is scheduled to premier on Vh1 channel on Sunday, Nov. 4 @ 10 PM & 12 PM EST and Monday Nov 5th.
Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra American tour is scheduled November 1-12, 2007 and will take the orchestra to the cities of the Eastern Seaboard, from New York to Philadelphia. This tour offers a unique opportunity for both American public and Croatian ex-patriots to experience one of Croatian's finest cultural treasures.
Miro Gavran's play Dr. Freud's Patient will be premiering at the Na Pradle Theatre in Prague, the Czech Republic, on Nov. 6, 2007. On Nov. 15 Gavran's novel Judith will be launched in at the Retezova Literary Café, also in Prague. Another great success of outstanding Croatian writer.
"Croatian House" is a humanitarian association, whose current project is to buy a house in Padova, Italy that would be used by Croatian citizens that face difficult circumstances and would have to go abroad to get treatment, which in many cases is long term. (left) President of Croatian House Dr. Nela Sršen.
Croatia would be able to supply raw organic products to the EU, but more organic products are imported than exported at this point of time. This could change in the future, but structural changes, a better ecological expertise and investments from abroad would be required.
Croatian singer Marko Perkovic Thompson and his band will be performing a series of concerts in the United States and Canada starting November 2, and ending on November 18 in New York, Toronto, Cleveland, Chicago, Los Angeles, Vancouver and San Francisco.
Toronto Croatia didn't score a goal in the second leg of their Canadian Soccer League championship series with the Serbian White Eagles. It turns out they didn't need one, meaning Croatia's 4-1 victory in Saturday's first leg was enough to give the Mississauga, Ont.-based team the title.
Poland suffered a surprise 14-15 defeat at home to Croatia in Division 2B of the European Nations Cup (ENC) on 27 October, which also sees them drop four places to 35th place in the latest IRB World Rankings.
Bila je godina 1810. I rađala se domovina... a s njom i politika. Došao je i rat sa svojom strašnom pratnjom: sprijeda su išle okrutnost, nadmoć i izdaja; straga su se nizali siročad, bijeda i beznađe.
Festival of classical music, jazz and folk, organised by Croatian Music Information Center in cooperation with Croatian Ministry of Culture and other institutions. The concert of Zagreb Soloists is held under high patronage of Dr. Heinz Fischer, president of the Republic of Austria. Klapa Sinj, the most famous Croatian Klapa in the world, performs on Nov 15th 2007.
The Confraternity of Catholic Saints, Philippines, is a Roman Catholic organization of young people dedicated in promoting Holiness through the lives and works of the Saints. It is affiliated to the Offical Promoter of Blessed Ivan Merz.
The Amazing Race is a seven time Emmy winning reality show on CBS that features teams of two competing with one another in a race around the world. The first team across the finish line wins. The new season of the race features several new countries including Croatia
Vukovar is reviving from ashes. Many of its wounds have been cured, but a lots remains to be done in the future. Of course, its extremely difficult past will not be forgotten. One of the symbols of the city is Siniša Glavašević (1960-1991), Croatian writer and newspaperman.
Ivan Ljubicic passed the first round with a victory over Sam Querrey in Lyon, France. Karanusic and Karlovic easily won their opponents in Basel, Switzerland. Dr. Ivo won with 6:3 and 6:2 and Ancic and Cilic won in St. Petersburg, Russia. Our boys are doing great. 5 matches and 5 victories.
Miro Gavran's plays have recently been performed in Russia, Austria and Poland with great success. His play "My Wife's Husband", performed under the direction of outstanding Russian artist Alexander Ogarjev, obtained three important prizes, among others the Grand-Prix for the best overall performance.
For the last nine weeks he's been hospitalized in the port city of Rijeka, Croatia recovering from brain surgery to remove a tumor that doctors say was benign. Friends are arranging a benefit for the 67-year-old bluesman, to be held at the Commodore Barry Club in Philadelphia on Sunday 2-9 PM.
Prof.Dr. Franz Ramming: "... Daniel Gajski did not just light the fire, he also fuelled it substantially. During the last three decades he achieved pioneering results. He was a principal contributor to the areas Silicon Compilation, High-Level Synthesis, and System-Level Design. ..."
Since graduating in 2004, most of my time has been spent developing 'The Trinity of Vukovar'. I am also employed as a guest Actor at Sydney's International Film School, have done a few televison commercials and my first feature film 'The Warrior' was screened at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Directed by Melbourne based Croatian, Steve Ravic.
Another Croatian American filmmaker star on the horizon. "Wristcutters: A Love Story" won the Acura Grand Jury Award at the 2006 Gen Art Film Festival, was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Support Croatian talent.
The decoration was presented to Lunney at a ceremony in the Croatian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York on Sept. 26th 2007. Admiral Lunney invested a lot of efforts, time and enthusiasm to find the family of Croat Peter Tomich, who was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbour on 7 December 1941, so as to present them with the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Should be good news for the further recognition of the region's new political and diplomatic influence on a range of issues where not only Croatia, but Bosnia & Herzegovina could impact a progressive influence. The UN Security Council offers such an opportunity. The influence of Croatia's Diaspora
Annie Plenkovich, 17, went missing from the Missoula Public Library on Wednesday afternoon. Police describe the suspect as a white male in his 30's or 40's with thinning hair with glasses. He was last seen wearing blue jeans with an unzipped jacket, and a light colored T-shirt.
Povodom Vaše presude ratnim zločincima ... za počinjene zločine nad civilnim stanovništvom, teškim ranjenicima i gradom Vukovarom, ne možemo ne izraziti Vam naše sveopće čuđenje i ne postaviti upitnim cjelokupni rad Vašeg Suda i njegovu dobronamjernost, pravičnost i vjerodostojnost.
Croatia on Wednesday relished its election into the U.N. Security Council, and officials said it proved that a country considered a trouble spot just 15 years ago could now be accepted as part of the West. President Stipe Mesic said the election was an "exceptional recognition of Croatia and its foreign policy."
The talented boy from Krusevo - Tose Proeski, one of the best Macedonian vocalists ever, was born on 25 January 1981 in Prilep. Prior to his death, he was a student at the final year of the Skopje Music Academy, at the solo singing department. A personal friend, who loved Croatia and Croatians loved him back.
Stephen Colbert talked about Dennis Kucinich on his show - made Dennis sound smart and funny and dedicated, which of course he is. Colbert challenged Dennis to appear on his show. Dennis accepts challenge tonight... I can't wait!
Croatian Ivo Karlovic fired 27 aces to lift his third title of the season on a different surface as he won the indoor Stockholm Open. Along with impeccable Roger Federer, Karlovic is the only other play in the ATP to own titles on three contrasting surfaces during the campaign.
66 Lipizzan horses stolen from the Lipik Stud during the Serbian aggression on Croatia in 1991 has been returned. This is a part of about 300 Croatian Lipizzans kept in Serbia, belonging to the Lipik Stud, counting progeny. A part of them starved from hunger and inappropriate treatment.
Zagreb, Croatia: Eduardo Da Silva scored the lone goal Saturday to lead Croatia over Israel 1-0 in European Championship qualifying. It was Eduardo's 10th for Croatia in 10 qualifying matches. Croatia remains at the top of Group E with 26 points, three more than England. Coach Bilic (left) celebrates with a dance.
After a very successful Croatian Film Festival in 2004 - the first such a festival in the UK for almost 40 years - there is another one in October. As young Croats of London paved the way and got the winning formula, it's essential to repeat the experiment - this time with more support and more partners.
The Croatian film production, although small in size, is vital and very versatile in the terms of genre, themes and style, which has been recognized at numerous international film festivals at which, for the last couple of years, they have won important awards. At Lincoln Center, New York Oct 26 - Nov 14, 2007
Janko Deur (left) falls into the category of writers who divides his work and lives between two homelands - Croatia and the United States. He has won critical acclaim for his works. Read what the critics have to say and how to get your own copies of Deur's books.
Freedom from Despair is a feature length documentary that explores the untold history of Croatia. Screening for the European Union at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, October 11, 2007 at 9:00 pm. Film by Brenda Brkusic. Music by Nenad Bach.
Croatian Society of Victimology. Peaceful gathering is scheduled for Thursday, October 11, 2007 in front of the ICTY's headquarters located at The Hague, Netherlands. We urge the tribunal and the international community to take notice and assist in bringing forth true justice.
Croatian Community is strong, vibrant and healthy in Argentina. Big gala on October 27th 2007 at the Centro Cultural Croata de San Justo, Ocampo 2946 San Justo Buenos Aires with HR Tango, Klapa BA, Orquesta T.C.Zrinski. Sponsored by a local ministry of culture.
Through many years experimenting with images and image manipulation, Vlatko's works have reached new heights, and have been exhibited across the globe. His works of art will be exhibited in Agora Gallery in New York on November 1st, 2007.
Seventh seed Ivo Karlovic sent former world number one Lleyton Hewitt packing from the Japan Open with a 7-6 (5) 7-6 (6) victory over the fourth seed. The Croatian number two counted on 25 aces to overcome Australia's Hewitt, and in-so-doing became only the fourth player to hit 1,000 aces in one season.
Earlier this summer, Google.org launched its RechargeIT Initiative to accelerate the adoption of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and vehicle-to-grid technology through technical demonstrations, grant-making, advocacy and investments.
Wattwatt.com is a social network website that brings together people interested in making a difference. It provides the means for more direct public involvement in helping identify priorities and in finding the solutions for increasing electrical energy efficiency.
Ovogodišnju proslavu Dana HŽ-a povezali smo sa 145. obljetnicom dolaska prvoga vlaka u Zagreb, nakon što je u promet bila predana pruga Zidani Most - Zagreb - Sisak, inače prva pruga sagrađena na području ondašnje Kraljevine Hrvatske i Slavonije.
Croatia has it alL.. Come and enjoy a diversity of flavours from Croatia - a unique fusion of Mediterranean and Central-European cuisine. Taste award-winning olive oil, great seafood, tender meat dishes, unique Štrukli and Paštlcada, rich Croatian chocolate and much, much more.