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A Triumph at Carnegie Hall: Ivana Kunc makes Her Smashing Debut on Dec. 9th, 2006
 

Ms. Kunc's comportment and grace on stage, and the depth of emotion that she conveyed through her father's direct and passionate vocal style, all connected with her audience, the cumulative result garnering an even deeper respect for this unique family legacy. 


Night At The Museum - New Movie Has Croatian Roots - Milan Trenc in Action
Milan Trenc (pictured right) was born in 1962. in Zagreb, Croatia where he graduated graphic arts and film direction. His comic strips appeared in Heavy Metal Magazine and his children's book, The Night At the Museum (Baron's 1993,) became a Twentieth Century Fox. feature movie directed by Shawn Levy, with an all star cast including Ben Stiller, Robin Williams and Dick Van Dyke.  

Croatian Christmas Traditions by James Monti published in The Magnificat Advent 2006

And it is in the night that the Church has placed the principal liturgical act of Christmas, midnight Mass. This focus upon Christmas night is particularly evident in the tradition of Croatia

 

Prof.Dr. Ante Simonić: O promicanju odgoja, obrazovanja, znanosti i tehnologije
 

Preduvjet kvalitetnom razvoju svakog pojedinca su dobar odgoj i dobra edukacija koji omogućavaju njegovu sustavnu izgradnju, te mu u pravom trenutku na adekvatan način nude optimalne sadržaje.


Chicago: Friday December 22nd, Boduli and ODE Collaboration at Martyrs'
 This Friday December 22nd, come enjoy an evening with The Champagne Room.  TCR features members of Ode, Boduli, Plavi Jadran and The Jerry Grcevich Band.  TCR blends folk, rock and ethnic music with soulful versions of Ode and Boduli originals and a wide variety of covers from Cole Porter to Oliver Dragojevic.

Admiral Lunney continues with Peter Tomich's story in The American Legion
 

2.5 million copies sold. Story about Croatian American hero Peter Tomich. Thank you Admiral Lunney and The American Legion.


UPDATE ON AUSTRALIAN HANDBALLER Bevan Calvert, A CroWorld FRIEND
   

The Husband Store
   

William Feller, outstanding Croatian - American mathematician
 William Feller (Zagreb, 1906 - New York, 1970), graduated in mathematics from the University of Zagreb (1925), earned his PhD in Göttingen (1926), since 1939 living in the USA. One of the founders of Probability Theory as a scientific discipline. Many mathematical notions bear his name. Author of a one of the best math textbooks of the 20th century. Recipient of the National Medal of Science, USA.

Oscar nominated filmmaker Adrian Belić showing his film Beyond the Call @ Jakarta International Film Festival
The Adventures of Mother-Theresa-meets-Indiana - Jones, depicting the enterprising spirit of three aging Americans who form a humanitarian organization called Knightsbridge International. The three men set out on an independent Robin Hood-like odyssey, visiting dangerous spots worldwide to lend their support to worthy causes. The result is a riveting documentary.   

New York City Tonight: Croatian director Dalibor Matanic will present his film *I Love You*
  It is our great pleasure to announce that a very special guest Croatian director Dalibor Matanic will present his film *I Love You* on Thursday, December 14th at 7:00 pm at the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre,  Manhattan, New York. A Q&A with the director will take place after the screening.  Presented by www.doors-art.com

Reclaiming the lost harmony of the world: CROWN goes behind Golden Karma Awards, with winner Dino Zonic

Reclaiming the lost harmony of the world is our mission . We are presenting gala concerts worldwide, celebrating the spirit of life, which will symbolize a unique, magnificent and unifying message for the world. Music is our deepest connection and most powerful tool of unity and peace among all people. It gives a voice to our deepest sorrows while opening our hearts to forgiveness. www.UnityThroughMusic.org

 

I'm from Croatia, Rijeka and in the very center of my town flows a river. Possible kayaking?
   

World famous Russian Tsar's ballet performed Swan lake in Osijek, Croatia Dec 8, 2006

 Members of the Russian Tsar's ballet and soloists of the Bolshoi theater from Moscow, Ana Ivanova and Kiril Radiv performed one of the most famous ballets, Swan lake by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovski in Osijek, Croatia on December. 8th 2006


Web stranica www.lijepanasadomovinahrvatska.com ponovo se nalazi na internetu
   

Edin Dino Zonic winner of Golden Karma National Awards 2006

Edin Dino Zonic winner of Golden Karma National Awards 2006. Unity Through Music a nonprofit organization founded by Maestro Dino Zonic. As Composer, Conductor and Cultural Ambassador, Maestro Zonic is dedicated to continuing the expansion of peace and unity through music, music that bridges cultural, national and religious barriers to bring the universal message of peace.

 

Koncert U Dvorcu Sveti Križ Začretje
   

Npr. salica caja kosta 3rp a to je oko 1/13 dolara ...Davor iz Delhi-a
   

Pasionska baština u Hrvatskoj
UDRUGA PASIONSKA BAŠTINA I DRUŠTVO HRVATSKIH KNJIŽEVNIKA raspisuju natječaj za književno djelo na temu Muke Kristove, ili na temu, široko shvaćene, općeljudske muke. U ozbir dolaze do sada ne objavljena književna djela, i to: roman, veća pripovijetka, drama, poema, te zbirka stihova.  

CROWN Croatian World Network Newsletter, December 7th, 2006
 

Marin Soljačić is one of the top innovators under the age of 35. Read about his innovation on wireless transfer of electricity. The whole world wrote about it. See what Jelena Vukotic, did it again. To publish in The New Yorker is an accomplishment worth your attention. Goes way beyond esthetics. Come see Ivana Kunc at Carnegie Hall this Saturday. Davor is in Delhi.


Josip Novakovich: Ruth’s Death, nonfiction (memoir)

It's hard for me to write about parents since I know more about children than about parents. That is because when I was a child, I was more interested in myself and my siblings than in my parents, and now that I am a parent, I find our children more interesting than us parents.

 

Come celebrate the music of Croatian composer Božidar Kunc. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Saturday afternoon, December 9, 2006 at 2:00 PM
 

Ivana Kunc, sings Božidar Kunc. Do you remember Zinka Kunc Milanov? Come and see a new soprano, Ivana Kunc, and you won't regret it later. Come and support Croatian culture at the New York historic Carnegie Hall. This Saturday, December 9th, 2006. 2 PM. Reserve your tickets.

 

IGOR SUNARA, Director of Photography, H.F.S.
 

Education: BA, Honours in Film and TV. University of Westminster, UK. American Dream 1990 Oskar, Dir/Barbara Kopple. Music Videos (selected list) Bon Jovi, Diana Ross, Whitney Houston, Rod Stewart, Dolly Parton, Liza Minelli, Barry Manilow, Notorious BIG, Lil Kim.


Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Natalija Novak Winner of 2006: Heisenberg-Fellowship of the German Research Council

2003: Fujisawa Young Investigator Award on Achievments in the Field of Atopic Dermatitis Research2004: Karl Hansen Award DGAKI 2004 2005. Heinz Maier Leibnitz Award 2005 of the German Research Council 2005. Award on Atopic Dermatitis Research (Pro Derma Foundation) 2006: Heisenberg-Fellowship of the German Research Council

 

Tomislav Kuzmanović, Esq - Croatian Rising Star - “Super Lawyer” for the second time
 

In November 2006, Mr. Kuzmanovic was named for the second
time a "Super Lawyer" in the area of Business Litigation by
Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2006 magazine. In
addition, he was profiled as the subject of "A Small Part to Play,"
an article in Super Lawyers describing his litigation practice and
his human rights work on behalf of independent Croatia.


Magnificent Christmas Concert in Astoria, New York on December 18th, 2006
   

RECENT CROATIAN CERAMICS at MC Gallery New York City Dec 16th 2006 - Jan 7th 2007

The exhibition Recent Croatian Ceramics will be on wiev in the Gallery MC, at 564 West 52nd Street, 8 Floor, NY, as a first group presentation of contemporary Croatian Ceramics in US, starting from December 16th 2006 till January 7th 2007.


Brian Gallagher analyzes The Trial of Domagoj Margetic
   

Croatian World Congress Invites You to Participate at the UN COMMISSION ON STATUS OF WOMEN

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will hold its 51st session from 26 February to 9 March 2007, at United Nations Headquarters, New York. The Commission will focus on the thematic issue entitled The elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child.

 

Poziv na sudjelovanje pri UN Komisiji o polozaju zena. Rok prijave 22. prosinca, 2006
   

WORLD FAMOUS RUSSIAN TSAR'S BALLET IS COMING TO OSIJEK, CROATIA
   

The dead-sexy Tesla delivers on its promise. 100% Electric car. No more excuses
   

Can We Go Higher?

www.croatia.org is a web site initiated by Nenad Bach. It is an attempt to answer the question "Can We Go Higher?", raised in the title of his beautiful song. We invite you to visit his fantastic video-clips maintained at video.google.com, revealing the driving force and spirituality of the artist. This video is a Christmas gift for all of us, that everybody should see and listen to.

 

Prof.Dr. Ante Simonić: Borba protiv zagađenja i upravljanje krizom, te održivi razvoj
 

Porast znanja i povećanje tehničke moći Homo sapiensa, mnoštvu ljudi ne donosi očekivani boljitak...


BRYAN ADAMS: "You crazy Croatians! Bravo! Thank you!" AN EXCITING EVENT IN OSIJEK, CROATIA

After performing his well known song "Somebody", Bryan has started his concert in Osijek, Croatia, with simple words: "Hello. I'm Bryan !" .


Ivan Hrvatska Partying to the Top
Outside of Vancouver, Ivan Hrvatska may not be a household name, but his music is starting to get him noticed. So who is Ivan Hrvatska, and why is he attracting a devoted following?   

BEYOND THE CALL theatrical opening, Chicago Nov. 24th San Francisco Dec. 1, 06

Landmark Theaters is premiering BEYOND THE CALL It's playing for a week in each city. The opening weekend success in both cities are very important, because it will determine how wide Landmark will distribute the film around the US in theaters. Please, send this out to as many people as you can, including news letters, blogs, websites, radio,TV, etc. BEYOND THE CALL resonates with a very broad cross-section of the US population,


Fulbright Science and Technology Award Winners Announced - Croatia among winners
   

Ten best places in Croatia
   

Skup Hrvata i njihovih prijatelja zakazan za 9. i 10. prosinca 2006. u Las Vegasu
 

U HRVATSKU SE VRAĆA SEDMERO VRHUNSKIH ZNANSTVENIKA
   

Kiwi u Slavoniji
   

Razgovor: dr. Radoslav Marić
  Dr. Radoslav Marić, autor knjige "Moja polnoćka" (urednik knjige prof. dr. Ivan Biondić, naklada "Kamen" Publishing LLC.), rođen je g. 1938 u Hercegovini, školu je polazio u Širokom Brijegu i Mostaru, medicinski fakultet završio u Zagrebu, a porodništvo i ginekologiju specijalizirao je u Petrovoj bolnici. Zbog političkih pritisaka šezdesetih godina odlazi sa ženom i djecom u Kanadu. Jedan je od utemeljitelja i član Upravnog odbora Udruge američkih Hrvata "Croatian American Association" (CAA).

Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
   

Dr. Franjo Topić gostuje u New Yorku u srijedu 22. studenog 2006

Dr. Frano Topić, predsjednik Hrvatskog kulturnog drustva (HKD) Napredak gostovat ce u New Yorku u srijedu, 22. studenog, 2006 u maloj dvorani Hrvatskog centra na Manhattanu. Sastanak i susret s Dr. Topićem pocinje u 19 sati. Pozivaju se svi clanovi i prijatelji Napretka da prisustvuju ovom sastanku!


Adolph Lomb Medal 2005 Marin Soljacic
 

Adolph Lomb was OSA's treasurer from its founding until his death in 1932. In recognition of his devotion to OSA and the advancement of optics, the Adolph Lomb Medal, established in 1940, is presented to a person who has made a noteworthy contribution to optics at an early age. The candidate cannot be older than the age of 35.


Prof. Dr. Marin Soljačić one of the top innovators under the age of 35

 

 Prof. Marin Soljačić was born in Zagreb, Croatia on  February 7th, 1974. An expert in photonic crystals and nonlinear optics. Co-authored more than 60 scientific articles, a co-inventor on 12 patents (10 more pending), given more than 40 invited talks around the world. In 2005 awared Adolph Lomb Medal of the Optical Society of America. In 2006, chosen by Technology Review to be one of the "TR35": top 35 innovators under the age of 35.


DR. TOMISLAV SUNIĆ - The Political Cesspool travels to Croatia Live Radio Nov 17th, 2006
   

Jelena Vukotić again in The New Yorker

Check a current issue of The New Yorker. Born in Pula, Croatia. Jelena's photographs have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Forbes's Four Seasons Magazine, Prague Business Journal and others. Her work was exhibited at solo and group shows in Czech Republic, Croatia, France, Germany, Slovenia and USA.

 

BBC: Physics promises wireless power - Dr. Marin Soljačić
 

"There are so many autonomous devices such as cell phones and laptops that have emerged in the last few years," said Assistant Professor Marin Soljacic from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and one of the researchers behind the work. "We started thinking, 'it would be really convenient if you didn't have to recharge these things'.


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