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Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic

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» Nikola Tesla's schooling in Croatia and his professor of physics Martin Sekulic
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/18/2020 | Science , History , Education | Unrated
Here is Tesla's description of Martin Sekulić, his professor of Physics at the Higher Real School in Rakovac (near the city of Karlovac in Croatia, when Tesla was at the age of 14-17): I had become intensely interested in electricity under the stimulating influence of my Professor of Physics, who was an ingenious man and often demonstrated the principles by apparatus of his own invention... It is impossible for me to convey an adequate idea of the intensity of feeling I experienced in witnessing his exhibitions of these mysterious phenomena. Every impression produced a thousand echoes in my mind... Source: Electrical Experimenter, New York, April 1919. Nikola Tesla's live portrait by Croatian painter Ivan Benković, is on the left, shown for the first time to broad public.
» Ante Sardelic Kraljevic and the Vukovar Gong of World Peace donated by Indonesia in 2019
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/30/2019 | Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
The Gong of World Peace, donated by the Republic of Indonesia, was officially unveiled in the city of Vukovar on September 22nd, 2019, by H.E. Mr. Dyujoto Suntani, president of the World Peace Council, and Mr. Ivan Penava, mayor of the city of Vukovar, on the photo. It was placed in a local park, which was decorated by the works of art of distinguished Croatian artist Mr. Ante Sardelić Kraljević, living in Canada. The decorations include messages written in Croatian Glagolitic Script. In the cultural program, a group of Kumpanija Dancers participated, originating from the town of Blato on the Croatian island of Korčula, in which Mr. Sardelić was born.
» Borna Coric Croatian tennis player stuns Roger Federer at the Halle 2018 Finals in Germany
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 06/26/2018 | Sports | Unrated

Borna Coric: This was the most unbeleivable week of my whole life. We provide a video summary of his win against Roger Federer (in the semi-finals he won agains Zverev), as well as an interview with him and a short report about his potential, described among others by Goran Ivanišević. Roger Federer until Borna's win No 1 on the ATP list. Borna Ćorić's coach is Ivan Ljubičić, distinguished former Croatian tennis player.
» Ivan Padovec distinguished Croatian classical guitarist from the 19th century
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 11/17/2015 | Music , Education | Unrated
Ivan Padovec 1800-1873 (known also as Johann Padowetz or Jean Padowetz), was distinguished Croatian guitar player and composer. His original compositions reveal virtuosity of a great master. He also composed pieces for guitar accompanied with other string instruments. During his lifetime he had numerous concerts concerts not only in Croatia, but throughout Europe: in Vienna, Graz, Prague, Brno, Budapest, Frankfurt, Hannover, Hamburg, London, etc. He constructed a ten string guitar with two necks, which is kept in the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. In 2006 the Mel Bey publishing company in the USA has issued his collected works. Padovec was born in the city of Varaždin, known for its Baroque architecture and a rich music tradition.
» Michael Coren interviewed Judith Reisman who visited Croatia in support of Karolina Vidovic-Kristo
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/7/2013 | Human Rights , Science , People , Education , Community | Unrated
Sun News Networks' Michael Coren interviews Judith Reisman on The Arena. They discuss the recent visit of Judith Reisman and Tim Tate to Croatia in support of Karolina Vidović-Krišto, a respected and successful journalist and tv host, who got suspended after reviewing Tim Tate's documentary on her public television show. On the photo Judith Reisman and Karolina Vidović-Krišto. We also provide a related article by Mons. Nikola Radić, island of Krk, and a lecture by Dr. Ivan Poljaković from the University of Zadar, both in Croatian.
» Mervan Pasic and Darko Zubrinic Croatian mathematicians at the Research Institute of Math Sciences in Kyoto
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/20/2012 | Science , Education | Unrated
Mervan Pašić and Darko Žubrinić, two Croatian mathematicians from the University of Zagreb, had a great honour to have been invited to Japan in November 2012, to the University of Science in Okayama, and to the prestigious Research Institute of Mathematical Sciences (RIMS) of the University of Kyoto. They both delivered two lectures at two international meetings. In Kyoto they both had 50 min. lectures. The conferences have been superbly organized by Professors Hiroyuki Usami, Satoshi Tanaka and Yuki Naito. On the photo Professors Hiroyuki Usami and Mervan Pašić.
» Croatia's Giovanni Cernogoraz wins Olympic men's trap gold in London 2012
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 08/7/2012 | Sports | Unrated
"This gold medal is fantastic," said Cernogoraz, who in his daily life helps out in his family's restaurant in Novigrad. "This is very good for me, for my family and for the country. I did not expect to win." This is the second gold medal for Croatia at the 2012 Olympics Games in London.
» Livio Marijan & Ivica Dundovic of Zadar Croatia won gold medal at the European Folklore Festival in Bulgaria
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 07/23/2012 | Music , Croatian Language , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Ivica Dundović and Livio Marijan are winners of a prestitigious European Folklore Festival organized from 10th to 20th July 2012 in Bargas in Bulgaria, under the auspices of UNESCO. Besides the gold medal they also won the black orpheus, a prize of the public, the recommendation for the World Folklore Festival, and are recipients of a special diploma "Revelation of the Festival". They were singing old, almost forgotton Croatian songs from Dalmatia, including traditional Glagolitic songs from the town of Kali on the island of Ugljan.
» Passion Heritage of Croatians in The Danube Region conference held in Sombor 2012
Mrs Marija Šeremešić initiated organizing the international conference dealing with the Passion Heritage among Croatians in the Danube Region. It was held in the lovely town of Sombor, in cooperation with the local Croatian society called Urbani Šokci directed by Mrs Šeremešić, and by the Agency for Culture of Vojvodina Croatians from Subotica, directed by Mr Tomislav Žigmanov. The conference was superbly organized and very successful.
» Kathy Wilkes Dr Honoris Causa of the University of Zagreb 2001
Dr. Katheleen Wilkes (1946-2003), during her speech at the University of Zagreb in 2001: A charming thought to start a rather depressing talk. Johann Gottfried von Herder, in 1791: “How wonderfully has Nature separated nations, not only by woods and mountains, seas and deserts, rivers and climates, but most particularly by languages, inclinations and characters, so that the work of subjugating despotism might be rendered more difficult...”
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