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A View With a Room
The spectacular coast of Croatia is studded with centuries-old lighthouses. Eleven of them have vacation rentals that allow guests to play keeper for a week.  

The New York Times: Ms. Livljanic has assembled a work so magnificent and moving

Ms. Livljanic has assembled a work so magnificent and moving that its resemblance to what medieval listeners might have heard is beside the point. Included are sections of the Mass (the Kyrie, Agnus Dei and Sanctus) in Croatian, using Glagolitic chant, as well as Latin sacred texts, among them a striking Salve Regina setting.


Ivo Karlovic in the finals at the SAP Open, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, in San Jose, California

Ivo Karlovic, of Croatia, reacts after beating Benjamin Becker, of Germany, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 in a semifinal tennis match at the SAP Open, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, in San Jose, California. Final match tomorrow 6 PM EST

Croatian Rubik's Cube - Almost There


CROATIAN PREMIERE of "An Inconvenient Truth"
  President Stjepan Mesic, as well as ambassadors of the United States, the Russian Federation, India and Japan, attended the Croatian premiere of former US President Al Gore's documentary film about global warming "An Inconvenient Truth", in Zagreb on 15 February 2007.

Goodbye Champion is the five-piece incarnation with a Croatian roots

Collaborative recording effort between Steven Vidaic and Aaron Snyder. They began earnestly writing and recording together in late 2003 focussing their efforts on the cohesive marriage of words and music. Their songs are a mixture of social commentary and personal experience.


Top US Universities did begin to post FREE courses on the web, open to all

Universities are posting online everything from lecture notes to sample tests, and even making audio and video

No "Hand of God" Goals in Priests' European Cup
A hundred Roman Catholic priests from all over Europe swapped their cassocks for football strips in Sarajevo this week to compete in an indoor soccer championship organised by the church. 

Karlovic upsets Blake in San Jose, February 15, 2007
  American second seed James Blake suffered a shock defeat at the San Jose Open when he lost 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 to world number 103 Ivo Karlovic (right) of Croatia in the second round on Thursday.

Zagreb: Photo Exhibition "The Croatians in Argentina" February 20, 2007

Mrs. Carmen Verlichak, writer of Croatian descent and author of the book entitled "The Croatians in Argentina", will present her photo exhibition at the Croatian Heritage Foundation auditorium.

Katarina Livljanić in the USA and Canada in February 2007 with Tondal's Vision

Places of performances of Dialogos Ensemble, Paris, directed by Katarina Livljanić: New York City (Feb. 18th),  Wellesley College (Feb. 20th), Vancouver (Feb. 22nd), Kansas City (Feb. 24th). Tondal's vision is an Irish legend from 12th century, which in the 15th century became a part of the Croatian Glagolitic literature (The Petris Miscellany, 1468).

Zagreb: Al Gore - Neugodna Istina - An Inconvenient truth - Premiera 15 Veljače 2007

Second Congress of Croatian Scientists from the Homeland and Abroad, May 7-10, 2007

Darko Ivančić’s story - Genes of stone and the sea in his veins
Collaborate - Innovate - Integrate. The production and engineering literary started in his own garage, which is how ELCON Marine started. The largest cruise ship in the world, Queen Mary II, they equipped. Creativity and quality are the two principles he goes by in life. His deepest wish is to implement thier expertise and knowledge in the future of Croatia.

3. Simpozij o prehospitalnoj urgentnoj medicini VIŠNJAN, CROATIA 16-17. 02. 2007.
Naš skup skup ima za cilj iznijeti iskustva kolega koji su bili u kaznenim i prekršajnim procesima, obavijestiti medicinare o njihovim pravima. Pozvat ćemo i predstavnike sudstva, HLK I HLS posebno pravnike tih službi da nam iznesu svoje poglede na te teme. 

New York: 30th Anniversary of Rudar Soccer Club, Sunday March 4

 In a few weeks, or more exactly on March 4, 2007, Istrians and other Croats from the New York area will have another opportunity to enjoy the music and dances of their old homeland. This program will mark the conclusion of Rudar Club's 30th Anniversary celebrations.

Croatia’s Quality of Life Ranks 18th in the World

International Living Magazine recently announced its top choice countries in terms of quality of life, with Croatia placing 18th out of the 193 countries officially recognized.

Svecano proslavljena Festa Svetog Vlaha u Los Angelesu 3. veljace 2007.

U subotu 03. veljace 2007., veliki Hrvatski centar Sv. Ante u Los Angelesu bio je premalen kako bi primio sve dubrovkinje, dubrovcane, sve Hrvate koji su tako daleko od Domovine dosli odati pocast nasem Parcu i dostojno proslaviti festu Svetog Vlaha.


Austrian Grants for Croatian PhDs under 35 years - 1000 Euros a month
 Call for Applicants / Expression of interest. We would like to encourage in particular applicants from Southeastern Europe for PhD students and PhDs under 35 years

Dog's life Brightens up with new Centre in Croatia
Only a few years ago, Neven Silvestar Kovacevic's idea of a day-care centre for dogs met with dismissive smirks in his native Croatia. Today, his Nesi daycare centre for dogs is proof that innovative entrepreneurship is taking root in this European Union candidate country.

Croatian Gallery 2006
We invite you to an excursion to Croatian Gallery 2006. It shows that Croatia is not at all a small country. Did you know that a mechanical and fountain pen have been constructed in Croatia? And the name of pen was given in honour of the inventor - E. Penkala.

Chicago: Avon Breast Cancer Walk Fundraiser, Saturday March 3, 2007

Croatia, India Sign Co-operation Agreement
 Croatian Minister of Science Dragan Primorac and his visiting Indian counterpart, Kapil Sibal, signed a declaration on strengthening bilateral scientific and technological co-operation.

Katarina Livljanić & Dialogos in New York on Sunday, February 18, 2007 @ 4 pm

The acclaimed Dialogos will offer a most unusual concert: "Tondal's Vision," a twelfth-century musical play about an unconscious knight whose soul leaves his body. Performed by Dialogos's six female singers, this production of Dalmatian medieval music is semi-staged with supertitles.

George "Catfish" Metkovich - Outfielder and First Baseman
Got the nickname "Catfish" from his Boston teammates, after he stepped on a catfish while trying to pull the hook out of its mouth and a barbed fin went through the crepe sole of his shoe, incapacitating him during Spring training.

Job Posting for Lawyer in Croatia
International law firm seeks Partner for their Zagreb office to serve a roster of both domestic and multi-national clients.

Don't mess with Croatians - Cro Cop - Mirko Filipovic - Here Comes The Hammer

Your last resort? Take it and pray for the best. But eight times out of ten, taking this left kick to the head provides a first class ticket to the canvas and unconsciousness. If you don't get knocked out, well, you're one of the few. Welcome to the world of Mirko Cro Cop.



CROWN Croatian World Network Newsletter, January 30th, 2007

I receive tons of emails and information and the enthusiasm that swept Croatians around the world is tremendous. Not for particular reason, that I know, but as a possible historical materialism or simply because we are more ready than ever. Concentration of talent and desire is enormous. What we need is Honesty and Integrity on the top  

Croatia Gifts established by Pam Kelley and Melissa Obenauf


Le Meridien Lav Opens First Hotel In Split, Croatia

Le Méridien Lav is taking over the resort previously known as the Hotel Lav, giving it a $150 million renovation. The resort has 364 guestrooms with 17 suites and a Presidential Suite. The beach-front resort has seven bars and dining areas, tennis academy, private yacht marina, a casino and indoor and outdoor pools.

Croatia - The New Foodie Frontier
Croatia has been my second home for nearly three decades. I learned to cook from my mother-in-law, in the tiny kitchen, two blocks from Zagreb's bustling, colorful open market. She taught me that the key to any successful dish began with selecting the freshest ingredients, preferrably local. Herbs and spices were also important.  

Terra Incognita Croatia 2007

Terra Incognita is an Expedition Adventure Race that covers over 400 km through Croatia - one of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes on the European Continent.

Prof.Dr. Ante Simonić: Promicanje tradicije, kulture i vjere

Držeći da tradicija, kultura, umjetnost i vjera nisu ništa manje važni od gospodarstva, politike, trgovine, tehnike, znanosti, sigurnosti, novca...


Croatian Gallery 2005
Croatian Gallery 2005 is a web collection of photos and articles representing some of the most interesting features of Croatian history, culture and science. It shows that Croatia is not at all a small country, as many say. Its contributions in many fields of human activities are outstanding.

Famous Croatian American Philosopher Prof. Dr. Daniel Kolak

Kolak's numerous articles, stories, essays, books and other creative works bridge traditional philosophy with all areas of inquiry and expression, from neuroscience to quantum mechanics, from logic and mathematics to art, music and literature. Among his best known recent works are I Am You: The Metaphysical Foundations for Global Ethics

Croatia Advances to Quarterfinals in 2007 Handball World Championships

Croatia continue to look to be the team to beat in the World Championships as they defeated previously unbeaten Hungary 25-18.

Kansas City: Performance of Croatian Medieval Music, Saturday February 24th

Kansas City: World Heritage Sites in Croatia on Exhibit, January 28 - March 11

Chicago: HNNK Hrvat 2nd Annual Super Bowl Party, Sunday February 4

"Beyond the Call" on PBS - Check Local Listings

New York City: Screening of Lukas Nola Film "Alone" Tonight at 7:00 p.m.

A Cellar Full of Miracles
Wine has been part of Miljenko Grgich's (left) life since he was born, the youngest of 11 children in the small village of Desne, Croatia. His father was a respected winemaker and young Miljenko, at the age of 3, would be put into a vat of grapes and told to - walk around and have a good time.

Amateur Radio Club Koprivnica Celebrates 60 Years

Ambassador to Croatia Visits Pittsburgh
 Robert Bradtke (left), the United States ambassador to Croatia, lived in the Pittsburgh area just a short time.But he remembers those few years fondly, he said during a recent visit to the Croatian Fraternal Union of America in Wilkins.

Croatia: The best of Europe
Does Croatia cross your mind while you use a ball pen or knot your tie? Probably not, but not too many know that these mundane, every day things originate from this Mediterranean country (the ball pen was invented by a Croatian and the latter by Croat soldiers). 

Guillermo Terrazas & HR Tango in Zagreb Tonight Jan 18, 2007 - Free Entrance
   Tonight in Zagreb - HR Tango, Jan 18th 2007

Letters to the Editors of The Baltimore Sun - Everybody is entitled to their opinion, but not to their facts.

Andrija Mohorovičić and his MOHO discontinuity of the Earth
Among scientists studying seismology the famous Moho layer (or Moho discontinuity) of the Earth is well known. It was named after the great Croatian geophysicist Andrija Mohorovičić (1857-1936), professor at the University of Zagreb. His discovery was essential for understanding the inner structure of the Earth and the behavior of seismic waves. This is one of the greatest achievements in the history of Croatian science.  

Los Angeles: Sixteenth Annual St. Blaise Fundraiser - February 3, 2007

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