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.
Henry Suzzallo (1875-1933) was president of the University of Washington from 1915 to 1926. The central library of the University of Washington is called Suzzallo Library. His parents Petar and Ana Suzzallo, Croatians originating from Dalmatia, arrived to San Francisco in 1852.
The absurdly light or no prison terms handed out to the three most responsible for the Vukovar massacres and torture are not consistent with the crimes. It was not a lack of evidence but a devaluation of the crimes, or more accurately, the lives of the victims and all of us.
On the plane, Holbrook from the outset began to pressure that we abandon or trade Gorazde. It struck me as rather strange at that time why Holbrooke had placed the emphasis of this conversation on "us" giving up Gorazde, the first hour of a 90 minute conversation.
"Movies like to pretend they're different, but RANDOM LUNACY really, truly is. Gifted filmmakers Zimet and Silber throw us into a life that intoxicates, infuriates and leaves us panting for each unforgettable adventure. Prepare to be wowed" - Peter Travers of Rolling Stone
The Kazulin family's tradition of designing and building fine watercraft began seven generations ago on the Adriatic Coast of Croatia. Since then, generations of the family produced commercial and pleasure boats in Europe and North America.
We are pleased to announce the release of Ivana Kunc's brand new CD "Music of Božidar Kunc". Ms. Kunc is the daughter of Croatian composer Boidar Kunc and the niece of soprano Zinka Milanov. This recording contains songs with both Croatian and English text. On Croatian Radio tomorrow.
A very nice CD-ROM entitled Cultura de los Croatas de Argentina, containing numerous video clips, music, photos and texts, has been created by Studia Croatica, Argentina. We warmly recommend you to enjoy in authentic Croatian music.
The Baška Glagolitic Path -THE CROATIAN PRIMER OF THE HISTORICAL LANDSCAPE, is a vast project, the purpose of which is to erect a monument of permanent value in the Baška valley. It will consist of 34 stone statues displaying the individual letters of the Glagolitic alphabet.
From the program: Lace Tent Project, author Akiko Sato (Japan), Children Workshops, Items from private and museum collections from France, Hungary, Slovenia, Germany and Croatia, Lace workshops and Lace sale, Varaždin Baroque evenings concert: Mario Penzar, organs, ...
Branko Ištvančić's film Duh u močvari (Ghost in the Swamp) is invited to be shown at the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival, October 10th, 2007, at 7pm, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium within the Santa Monica Library.
Nick Bicanic comes to the film and television industry from 8 years of experience in the world of new media. Nick abandoned PhD studies in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge. Shadow Company is his new film. Nick will testify on Friday Sept 21 on a Capitol Hill. Watch CSPAN
Providing Vision and Leadership at a Time of Global Crisis. Feature presentations by a number of current and former heads of state, many of whom will be in New York for the United Nations' "Climate Change" conference
On July 3, 2007, a renowned Croatian American artist, Josip Turkalj, died at his home in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Besides being an exceptional husband and father to six sons, he was a brilliant sculptor, educator, wonderful man, and a friend to many of us.