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» Pino Kuhar Croatian cook unique in the world
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/22/2012 | Restaurants , People , Humor And Wisdom , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
"Kuhar" in Croatian means "cook". So, Mr. Pino Kuhar from Croatia is Pino the Cook. But Kuhar is his true last name, not the nickname. Now, as a surprise, he was born in the village of Kuhari, that is, in the village of The Cooks! Employed as a professional chef, a few years ago he was proclaimed as the best Croatian chef - Hrvatski kuhar. So, Mr. Pino The Cook is distinguished chef born in the village of The Cooks in Croatia.
» Klapa Grdelin in Croatia's capital Zagreb singing Dalmatian songs
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/21/2012 | Music , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Klapa Grdelin was founded in Zagreb in February 2000. Throughout the years Grdelin has been exploring and expanding its repertoire that was performed at many concerts and festivals. The repertoire includes original Dalmatian songs arranged by famous composers and ethnomusicologists (Jakov Gotovac, Ljubo Stipišić, Dinko Fio, Duško Tambača and others), popular tunes adapted for klapa singing, traditional folk tunes of Lent and Christmas. Grdelin has found a valuable source of songs in the rich musical heritage of the city of Split and its surrounding area.
» Martina Filjak, Zagreb Croatia, on a world tour starting January 2012
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/17/2012 | Music , People , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
One of the most exciting young artists to emerge in recent years, Martina Filjak is garnering international praise for her poetic passion and technical mastery at the keyboard as well as for her charismatic personality and magnetic stage presence. Her transition from prodigy to mature artist has been all the more remarkable against the backdrop of political maelstrom that defined her native Croatia during her childhood. ... Martina speaks seven languages. Fortunately, for an active performer, she loves to travel.
» Francesco Laurana - Frane Vranjanin 1420-1502 Croatian Renaissance sculptor and his Lost Princess
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/9/2012 | Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Frane Vranjanin or Francesco Laurana was born in Vrana around 1420, near Zadar. Laurana’s female busts, after they had been finally correctly attributed to him several decades before, by at the turn of 20th century came into the focus of interest of greatest German and French scholars. He is considered to be the greatest non-Tuscan and non-Venetian sculptor active in Italy in 15th century  With this article we mark 510 years since his death in 1502 in France (Avignon or Marseille).
» Zdenko Basic distinguished Croatian animator and illustrator of children's books
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/7/2012 | Music , People , Environment , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Zdenko Bašić (1980, Zagreb) has graduated in 2005 at the Academy of Fine Arts, Department for Animated Film and New Media. He’s an award-winning animator and illustrator of many children’s books and magazines; predominantly Andersen and Grimm’s fairy tales. His illustrated book ‘Alice in Wonderland’ for the British,  American and French publishing market has been launched in 2010 by Carlton Publisher.
» Dr Jelka Vince Croatian scientist singing a Christmas song in Zagreb
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/6/2012 | Music , People , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Dr Jelka Vince is Croatian scientist working in the fields of ethnology and anthropology. She is also fine guitarist and singer. Dr Vince participated at the Christams Concert in December 2011 in the church of St. Jerome in the city of Zagreb. She is also very active in Croatian Society of University Women, where she serves as coordinator for international relations.
» Daniela Nincevic and her Cro Majesty project "SPORT FOR EVERY CHILD"
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/27/2011 | Sports , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Cro Majesty (Hrvatsko veličanstvo) project unites over 2.000 children from 28 Orphanages, situated in 19 different cities of the Republic of Croatia. The main organizer of this project is Mrs Daniela Ninčević. Its purpose is educational and recreational for children's better socialization. On its way is a new project for kids around the world to unite in different sports games, tournaments and manifestations.
» Marija Zudenigo footprint collection exhibited in Rijeka, Croatia, November 16th – 29th, 2011
Marija Zudenigo, city of Rijeka, Croatia: "Mother is a child’s first earth. The way we learn to walk on our first earth is the way we walk through our life. All our inner imbalances adopted from this ‘walk’ make themselves known in our physical walk. It was this insight that made me a footprint collector." Her collection of  more than 3,000 footprints is exhibited in Kortil Art Gallery in Rijeka, November 16th – 29th, 2011.
» Professor Mladen Vranić received the honorary degree of the University of Zagreb, Croatia in 2011
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/17/2011 | Science , People , Education | Unrated
 Mladen Vranić, professor emeritus of the University of Toronto, one of the leading experts in the field of diabetes prevention in the world, received the honorary degree from the University of Zagreb 4th November 2011. It is interesting that he defended his PhD at the same University in 1962. The doctor honoris causa degree was conferred to him by professor Aleksa Bjeliš, recotor of the University of Zagreb, in the presence of all the deans of the University, former rectors, etc. Professor Vranić has Croatian and Canadian citizenship, and is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
» Cristophe Dolbeau expert in Croatian- French relations
By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/15/2011 | People , History , Education , Business | Unrated
Mr. Cristophe Dolbeau is distinguished expert in Croatian-French relations, with a deep insight into Croatia's past and present. He published several books an numerous articles, and some of the articles have been translated into Croatian. his very interesting brochure "France - Croatie, Aperçu des relations entre le XIe et le XIXe siecle", Lyon 1994. In its fifteen chapters, the brochure contains a wealth of data, some of them of interest also for specialists. His newest book is "Croatie - Sentinelle de l'Occident", 300 pp.
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