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» Croatian mariners in the ARCTIC EXPEDITION in 1872-1874
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 07/6/2024 | History , Events , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
The crew of the ship Tegetthoff was composed of 24 persons, out of them 12 Croats. Their names are Petar Lusina (from the island of Cres), Lovro Marolla (from Rijeka), Ante Vecerina (from Draga near Rijeka), Petar Falesic (from Bakar), Juraj Stiglic (from Bakar), Jakov Sucic (from Volosko), Fran Lettis (from Volosko), Vicko Palmic (from Lovran, on the photo), Josip Latkovic (from Plomin), Ante Katarinic (from Mali Losinj), Ante Lukinovic (from Pucisca on the island of Brac), Ante Zaninovic (from Sv. Nedilja on the island of Hvar).
» An appeal to world leaders regarding the status of Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 02/13/2022 | Human Rights | Unrated
This appeal was sent by Mr. Miro Gavran, distinguished Croatian writer and the current president of Matica hrvatska (Matrix croatica), to several world leaders: Mr Joe Biden, President of the USA, Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic; The French Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Mr Olaf Scholz, federal chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Holiness Pope Francis, Mr Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations. Let us help Bosnia and Herzegovina become a country of equal nations and citizens, and to help open and secure the way for the country to become a member of European and Euro-Atlantic integrations.
» 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.
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