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Violi Calvert



Child of the Universe.
  Filipino-Australian Correspondent, based in Sydney.

Alumni:  University of the East, Manila in the Philippines; University of Techonology Sydney [B. Bus] and Flinders University in Australia.

Avid fan of football and handball, her sons' sports.  Loves music and good sense of humour.  Greatly appreciates everyone and everything that promotes tolerance, social justice, world peace and respect for the environment.

Articles by this Author
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» ‘Everything is Forever’ biographic film about Nenad Bach wins international filmfest top awards in Houston
By Violi Calvert | Published 04/18/2014 | Music , Education , Culture And Arts , Awards , Charity | Unrated
  The journey of Croatian-American composer/singer and writer Nenad Bach through war and peace, and rock and roll captured in the documentary/feature film ‘Everything is Forever’ won top awards at the 47th Annual Worldfest Houston International Film Festival (April 4-13). The feature film garnered the prestigious Platinum Remi Award for Theatrical Feature Film & Video Award and the Special Jury Remi Award for Music Video Award – Stage Concert/ Performance. Written by Violi Calvert. On the photo Stehanie Silber, Victor Zimet and Nenad.
» Flying Balic: Croatian victory in the 2010 IHF World Handball Photo of the Year award
By Violi Calvert | Published 10/18/2011 | Sports | Unrated
He was twice awarded World Handball Player of the Year, he was elected "Best handball player ever" by the users of the International Handball Federation website - and now Ivano Balic (left) is in the focus of the 2010 IHF World Handball Photo of the Year competition. The Croatian photographer Antonio Bronic found the exact right part of a second to take his picture of Ivano Balic flying through the air and unsuccessfully trying to catch a ball against Alexander Petterson.
» Travels bring experiences and memories that last a lifetime. Capt. Iv Vidos and Violi Calvert
By Violi Calvert | Published 10/17/2011 | Tourism , Friends In Action , Friends , Entertainment , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Travels bring experiences and memories that last a lifetime. They give us the opportunities to visit beautiful and interesting places, and meet amazing people. During a recent holiday my husband and I had included a 10-night Mediterranean cruise. In his welcome address I noted that the Captain is Croatian. Captain Iv Vidos reflected in his talk to passengers his great love for the sea and his mission of ensuring the safety and enjoyment of the holidaymakers as well as the staff of the ship. Aside from sharing valuable information and pointers, his good sense of humour came through his announcements before docking at various ports.
» Ivan Dragicevic Returns to Australia with Medjugorje’s Message
By Violi Calvert | Published 02/23/2011 | Croatian spirituality , News , Community | Unrated
In June 1981, six children witnessed the apparition of the Virgin Mary on  Podbrdo Hill, in the parish of Medjugorje in western Herzegovina. Ivan Dragicevic (left) was one of these children; he was 16 years old then. Years after coming to terms with the holy role that has unwittingly evolved for him, Ivan has been traveling to the four corners of the world to share his experience and spread the messages from the Virgin Mary.
» Violi Calvert: Nenad Bach in China to be interviewed by China Radio International
By Violi Calvert | Published 10/14/2010 | Music , Human Rights , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Violi Calvert, collaborator of the CROWN from Sydney: Hi,  I wish to advise that Nenad will be interviewed by Croatian radio in Beijing, which could be streamed through the website: http://croatian.cri.cn on Monday, 18 October at 4-5pm Beijing time [10-11am Zagreb time; 4-5 am New York time; 7-8pm Sydney time].
» Croatia is the new Men's Youth Handball World Champion
By Violi Calvert | Published 08/1/2009 | Sports | Unrated
 After an one-sided final and a rather charming closing ceremony, the III Men's Youth World Championship in Tunisia came to an end on Friday. Croatia now is the 2009 Men's Youth World Champion, after beating Iceland in the final with 40:35.
» Handball Connects People

Sports is a great catalyst for world peace, because it is transparent as much as it can be, plus people connect through the game regardless where they came from and what they do or make for a living. At the game we are all together on the same spiritual level. It is very close to music.

» Ivan Dragicevic Brings Our Lady of Medjugorje to Australia
By Violi Calvert | Published 02/28/2008 | Religion | Unrated
 For the fifth time, Ivan Dragicevic (left) came back to Australia in his mission to share the love and messages he has been receiving from Our Lady. The First of his talks in Australia was in Melbourne, Victoria followed by six other places in the states of New South Wales and Queensland. The last of these talks was held on 26 February at The Sacred Heart in Pymble. Violi Calvert (left) reports.
» Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Apologizes to Aboriginals
By Violi Calvert | Published 02/15/2008 | Učimo od drugih - We learn from others , History | Unrated
Australian Parliament progresses Reconciliation between Australia's Indigenous and non-Indigenous people by tendering a formal apology for the hurt caused by past government policies. Left Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. A historical moment for Australia and the whole world. WE LEARN FROM OTHERS ! Quantum leap in human consciousness.
» Croatia advances at the XVIII Women's World Handball Championships
By Violi Calvert | Published 12/3/2007 | Sports | Unrated
  Having won both of their preliminary matches against Kazakhstan and Argentina, the Croatian Women's Handball team advances to the next round of the XVIII Women's World Championships being held in France.
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