Festival of Early Music, Croatia, will be held from 15th to 24th June in the mysterious town of Dvigrad in Istria, abandoned in 17th century due to the plague. The festival, organised by the Association Prosoli "Sacred Music" from Zagreb, will have international character (Croatia, Italy, France, Montenegro). Among guests is a famous Ensemble Dialogos from Paris, directed by Katarina Livljanić, and Vrbanja singers from the island of Hvar.
Dvadesettrogodišnji Preskar u svojoj 14. profesionalnoj borbi pobijedio je u poljskim Katowicama 37-godišnjeg Amerikanca Carla Gathrighta, koji mu je predao meč zbog ozljede, uoči početka četvrte runde.
It sounds unlikely, but there is certain gracefulness about them, nevertheless the strongest was the feeling of melancholy... In today's society, we seem to be obsessed and addicted to materialistic nature of all the 'stuff' that we think we so desperately need and want..
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology made a 60 watt light bulb glow by sending it energy wirelessly - from a device 7 feet away - potentially heralding a future in which cellphones and other gadgets get their juice without having to be plugged in.
Undefeated Croatian Heavyweight Mario Preskar (12-0-1, 7 KOs) attempting to improve his record against Carl Gathright (6-9-1, 2 KOs), from Niles, Ill. Preskar last fough January 20, 2007 in Basel, Switzerland where he defeated Italian Champion Paolo Ferrara.
The Mac Tutor History of Mathematics Archive is the leading web site dealing with the History of Mathematics. It contains also biographies of three outstanding Croatian mathematicians: Ruđer Bošković, Marin Getaldić, and William Feller. In May 2007 the Mac Tutor included a link to a Croatian source dealing with Feller.
An interview with Dr. Stanimir Vuk-Pavlovic, who has launched a Croatian branch of the Outward Bound Schools, whose mission is to inspire character development and self-discovery in people of all ages.
Dr. Drago Stambuk is presently the Croatian ambassador to Japan and former Croatian ambassador to Great Britain, India, Egypt and six other Arab countries; he is a medical doctor and researcher; and one of Croatia's best loved poets. His selected poems are being published in a volume which will comprise approximately 600 poems.
Međimurje folk songs from the NW of Croatia are a true jewel of our culture. It is estimated that there are about 6000 Međimurje folk songs, many of them of great musical value, exploited by composers of classical music and jazz musicians. The recent 2007 Nedelišće Festival, 23rd in order, showed us a part of that magic musical heritage.
U Splitu je od 7. do 10. svibnja 2007. održan Drugi kongres hrvatskih znanstvenika iz domovine i inozemstva. Kongres se odvijao u pet tematskih cjelina: Europski i međunarodni projekti, Suradnja s gospodarstvom i tehnologijski projekti, Razvoj znanstvenih institucija, Strateški okvir razvoja znanosti do 2010., Privlačenje pozornosti medija na znanstvene teme.
Znam, teško je očekivati povratak svakog pojedinog dragog kamena kruni kojoj pripada. Osobito je teško izmoliti razmicanje svih oceana i mora koja dijele naše ljude u svijetu i njihovu Domovinu (Hrvatsku i BiH). Međutim, državne se institucije moraju (na)učiti svojoj ustavnoj dužnosti - brizi o svakom svom čovjeku u svijetu. S druge strane, oni koji su aboridžine poticali na domoljublje znati će ga prenijeti i na vlastitu djecu. Nema mjesta malodušju!
Hina Centre for the market research conducted a survey on the representative sample of 1000 citizens about their attitudes regarding the war damage and genocide. On the question should Croatia sue Serbia for the genocide 91 percent of citizens answered it should.
Why, far away from home? For the very first time I slept and dreamed peacefully about life, As a tree dreams in the winter, And as a fruit tree dreams its early spring dream, and blooms and blossoms. It's a dream that a fruit dreams in the summer and fall, and it ripens. A dream, a very last dream.
Croatia's former prime minister Ivica Racan has died. He was 63. He passed away in hospital on Sunday morning after kidney cancer discovered in February spread to his brain. As head of the Croatian Communist Party in 1990, Racan allowed the country's first free elections.
The principle of the national sovereignty and full equality include also the right of each of our nations [in ex-Yugoslavia] to preserve all the attributes of its national existence and to develop maximally not only its economical, but also its cultural activities. Under these attributes, the most important role has the national name of the language, which the Croatian people use, because it is the inalienable right of each nation to name its language by its own name... (Quote from the 1967 Declaration)
NFCA congratulates the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on passage of the most recent bill, S. 494, in support of full membership - at the earliest opportunity - for the Republic of Croatia. This piece of legislation continues the Congressional and Executive Branch support for the next expansion of NATO in 2008.
His artistry has spanned classical, jazz, R&B and pop idioms. He has already succeeded in a multitude of diverse careers, any one of which would be satisfactory to anyone else. Yet he still pushes on, as invigorated and as passionate about music as that teenage prodigy from Philadelphia with a dream.
Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic is an extraordinary talent with formidable gifts taking her place amongst the elite musicians of the world today. The Washington Post says: Ana's playing was virtually immaculate. April 20th