Gosti predavači u Hrvatskoj matici iseljenika (HMI, Trg Stjepana Radića) bili su Nenad Bach, Ante Mandić, Mate Rimac, Ivan Mažuranić i Daniel Kolak. Vrlo interesantna predavanja popraćena su živim diskusijama i mnogim novim idejama. Među sudionicima manifestacije bili su Robert Schenk, Radojka Šverko, Miroslav Ćiro Blažević, Amanda Grbavac, Ljiljana Vinković, Branka Čubelić, Sven Maričić, Lucija Petrač, Marko Sever, Helena Peričić, Michael Glazer i drugi. Najveća vrijednost ovog susreta su nova sklopljena prijateljstva. Na fotografiji su Petar Ćurić (moderator), Mara Vitols-Hrgetić i Nenad Bach.
CROATIAN COAT OF ARMS AS CROATIAN BRAND The winning silk kimono named Croatia has been made Tokamachi in the memory of the Croatian national soccer team's presence during the World Cup 2002 in Japan. As we see, the kimono has been inspired by the Croatian Coat of Arms. On the right, Dr. Drago Štambuk, ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Japan.
NIKOLA TESLA AS CROATIAN BRAND In 1941 Nikola Tesla invited to lunch with him in New York a famous Croatian-American boxer Fritzie Zivich, known under the pseudonym The Croat Comet (as well as his brothers, who were also boxers), after his successful defense of the world title in welter-weight category. Source newsinteractive.post-gazette.com. From left to right: Joe Zivic, Fritzie Zivic, Nikola Tesla, Jack Zivic, Pete Zivic and Eddie Zivic.
The Croat Comet Fritzie Zivich (originally Živčić) and Nikola Tesla
Robert Schenk initiated the production of cases for various music instruments, that are used by worlds distinguished musicians like Mstislav Rostropovich (cellist), Carlos Santana (guitarist), Valter Dešpalj (cellist), 2CELLOS, Al Di Meola (guitarist), Yo-Yo Ma (cellist), Steve Morse (guitarist, Deep Purple), etc.
IVAN MEŠTROVIĆ AS CROATIAN BRAND Ivan Meštrović (1883-1962), distinguished Croatian sculptor
One of two Chicago Indians by Ivan Meštrović. They have been carved in Croatia's capital Zagreb.
The first Croatian incunabulum, printed in 1483. Only 11 copies are preserved, six of them kept in Croatia, and five of them abroad: two copies are in the Vatican Library, one in the Library of Congress in Washington, USA, one in the National Library in Vienna, Austria, and one in the Russian National Library in St. Petersburg in the Russian Federation.
Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlasic has been named the world's best female athlete in 2010 by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
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