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Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic

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» Croatia Haiku Super Power - Vladimir Devide Haiku Award 2012 goes to Kudryavitsky and Maretić
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/20/2012 | Poetry , Environment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
The Second Vladimir Devide Haiku Award was announced by Akito Arima, formerly Japanese Minister of both Science and Education, and president of the University of Tokyo, and current president of the Haiku International Association. The award attracted over 200 entries from 28 countries, and this year the prize was jointly awarded to two authors, Anthony Kudryavitsky from Ireland, and Tomislav Maretić from Croatia on the photo. Croatia is considered a Haiku "superpower".
» Marko Vrdoljak photographer and his presentation of Croatia's capital Zagreb
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/18/2012 | Music , Tourism , People , Environment , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Marko Vrdoljak, Zagreb: "We have to make sure that we see the beauty of tomorrow and enjoy it as happily and intensely as possible. It is our duty to keep our faith in beauty and hope. We must be the ones to create a better tomorrow with our positive energy, our talents, the ones who must keep negative thoughts inside and transform them into warmth, understanding and kindness..."
» Dr. Hedvig Hricak distinguished Croatian expert in radiology and tumor diagnosis
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/16/2012 | Science , People , Education | Unrated
Professor Hedvig Hričak earned her MD degree from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and her Dr. Med. Sc. from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. She is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, the first woman on that position. Dr. Hricak is President-Elect and Secretary Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). She is an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and an honorary member of the British Institute of Radiology, German Radiological Society, Austrian Roentgen Society, Croatian Society of Radiology, Journées Françaises de Radiologie and the Swedish Society of Medical Radiology.
» Valter Despalj and Istvan Roemer distinguished Croatian cellist and guitarist playing together
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/9/2012 | Music , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Maestro Valter Dešpalj is distinguished Croatian cellist, professor at the Academy of Music in Zagreb. In 1990 he founded Cellomania - an orchestra of young cellists in Zagreb. Among his former students are Stjepan Huaser & Luka Suljic, members of the duo 2 CELLOS. Maestro Istvan Roemer on the photo is distinugished Croatian guitarist and professor at the same Academy. Among his former students are Ana and Viktor Vidović.
» The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Croatian painter Maxo Vanka
  Maxo Vanka's murals for Millvale's Croatian Church of St. Nicholas are a unique contribution to the American mural movement of the 1930s and 1940s. The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka is a nonprofit public supported historic art preservation organization. Vanka's work touches upon common themes of his era, including family, labor, and war, but with a focus upon the disenfranchised and the dispossessed.
» Izaslanstvo židovske zajednice u Australiji nazočilo sastanku s Hrvatima u Geelongu
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/5/2012 | Community | Unrated
Na inicijativu Generalnog konzulata Republike Hrvatske u Melbourneu, nedjelju 29. travnja 2012. godine u Geelongu, drugom najvećem gradu u australskoj saveznoj državi Viktoriji, održan je drugi povijesni susret između predstavnika hrvatske i židovske etničke zajednice u Viktoriji. Sastanak je održan u Centru Hrvatske Zajednice Geelong, koji je širom otvorio vrata visokim gostima iz židovske zajednice.
» Mia Slavenska 1916-2002 Croatian ballerina one of the greatest
  Mia Čorak Slavenska, born in Croatia, a child star at 4 in Croatia's capital Zagreb, became a solo dancer at 12, prima ballerina at Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb at 18, starred as prima ballerina of the Ballet Russe in Paris, Ballet Theatre, London Festival Ballet. Organized her first ballet company at 12. With Slavenska-Franklin Ballet, created dance history with the ballet A Streetcar Named Desire. Mia was fluent in five languages. She also starred in the prize-winning French film, Ballerina (in French La Mort du Cygne), considered one of the best ballet films ever made.
» Nenad Bach & Miro Gavran hosted by Branimir Bilic on Croatian TV 2010
Nenad Bach, distinguished Croatian-American musician, and Miro Gavran, distinguished Croatian writer, both of worldwide reputation, were guests on the Croatian Television show Lica nacije (Faces of the Nation) hosted by Branimir Bilić on the photo and directed by Željko Musić. This very interesting interview discussed strategic issues of the global promotion of Croatian culture, as well as fundamental human values nourished within family.
» Miro Gavran's comedy "My Wife's Husband" will be premiered in Mumbai, India 28 April 2012
On April 28 Miro Gavran's comedy, "My Wife's Husband" will be premiered in Mumbai, India in the Hindi language.  The Performers Theatre Group and the National Centre for Performing Arts in Mumbai are handling the production side. The play has been translated into Hindi and is being directed by Munish Sharma, while the main roles are being played by Aditi Pohanker, Munish Sharma and Abhimanyu Pandey.
» Lika - Karlovac: A harmony of nature and tradition in Croatia
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 04/20/2012 | Tourism , Environment , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Clarity and power are perhaps best conveyed by the wondrousness of the Plitvice Lakes National Park, the phenomenon which attracts with its uniqueness, but also with the effect it bears on both our mental and physical wellbeing. The National Park of Northern Velebit is an area of distinctive diversity of karstic forms, the wealth of all kinds of a living world and of breathtaking natural beauty in a relatively small area. The best known person born in Lika is Croatian-Americna inventor Nikola Tesla, on the photo. Music for the video was composed by distinguished Croatian composer Đelo Jusić.
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