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» Mike Vucelic 1931-2012 Apollo system manager for NASA and Rockwell in charge of 300 NASA engineers
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/17/2017 | Science , People , History , Education | Unrated
Milojko Mike Vucelic, born in the town of Garešnica, Croatia, completed the Faculty of Machanical Engineering of the University of Zagreb in 1954. Since January 1962 he worked for Apollo, and subsequently he served as one of directors of the Apollo Program. The mission of Apollo 8 in 1968 was circulating around Moon's orbit with the crew of three astronauts, and Mike Vucelic considers this to be his greatest success in professional life in the USA. During the Apollo 11 mission, he was at the control of the flight, just beside Gene Kranz, who served as the chief of the control. Due to this success in saving the Apollo 13 crew (Hello Houston... we have a problem), he was awarded by the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the then president of the USA.
» Zoran Primorac Croatian table-tennis legend in New York at the WTTC on June 18, 2017
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/12/2017 | Sports , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
The Westchester Table Tennis Center welcomes Zoran Primorac, Croatian table-tennis legend, Seven-time, Olympian and medalist, at the European Championships. Silver medalist at the 1988 Olympics. One of the top European players of the past 25 years. On Sunday, June 18, 2017 two 90-minute group training sessions: Noon-1:30 and 2:00-3:30 pm. Every participant will get to play with Primorac personally plus: Party all afternoon. Beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks from Noon to 3:30. Food from 3:30 to 6:30. Also: Exhibition matches and remarks by Mr. Primorac at 4:30 pm.
» AMCA Paris organized two lectures dedicated to Croatian Glagolitic Script in May 2017
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/19/2017 | History , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Upon the invitation of AMCA Paris (a society of former students of Croatian Universities, living in Paris), Mauricij Frka Petešić and Darko Žubrinić had the honor to deliver a joint lecture entitled "Croatian Glagolitic culture and its European context" (May 4th 2017), with a special emphasis on Croatian-French relations. Two days later, D.Ž. had a short palaeographic course for children about Croatian Glagolitic, based on manuscripts written arround 1400 at Sorbonne in Paris by Georges d'Esclavonie (+1416), Croatian Glagolitic priest who entered into the history of French literature. On the photo are the lecturers with Mrs. Lamia Barbier Ruždić, president of AMCA Paris.
» George Skurla 1921-2001 led the 1600-man team that built the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing module
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/17/2017 | Science , People , Education | Unrated
In 1965, George Skurla became director of operations for Grumman at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Kennedy Space Center (KSC). In that position, he brought together the 1,600-man Grumman team responsible for the final assembly, test and pre-launch checkout for the Apollo lunar module vehicle. Skurla led the team that built the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing module. The lunar modul spacecraft, which was designed, developed and produced by Grumman co., was the final stage in NASA's Apollo Program which landed American astronauts on the surface of the moon. The family of Skurla (Škurla) has Croatian roots, from Herzegovina, near the environs of the Dubrovnik area.
» International conference in Biograd and Zadar on the phenomenon of glagolitic script in May 12-13th, 2017

Thirty three scientists from Croatia, Austria, Italy, Japan, Russia and Slovenia participated at the Conference. It has been superbly organized by the city of Biograd and the University of Zadar (which the oldest Croatian university, founded in 1396), as well as by Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Old Slavonic Insitute, Matrix Croatica Zadar. The Conference was held under auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia. On the photo Dr. Keiko Mitani from Tokyo, one of the participants and contributors to the Conference. She speaks Croatian, and completed her PhD at the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
» Croatia from Heaven
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/29/2017 | Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Croatia’s coastline is without a doubt one of the most beautiful Mediterranean destinations. Croatia hugs the Adriatic’s warm waters and presents one of the most beautiful Mediterranean getaways, so make the Eastern European nation your next Mediterranean retreat. Croatia has been called home by a number of people from a myriad of different cultures, and added its own unique culture and architecture to the mix, giving cities like Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split and Rijeka different atmospheres and qualities. On the photo, the unique heart-shaped island of Galešnjak near the city of Biograd.
» Milka Trnina or Ternina 1863/1941 distinugished Croatian opera singer
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/24/2017 | Culture And Arts , Education , Music | Unrated
   
» Drago's Restaurant a part of close-knit Croatian community in New Orleans
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/21/2017 | Croatian Cuisine | Unrated
Drago and Klara Cvitanovich opened their restaurant in New Orleans in 1969. They set out to offer delicious seafood and a good time to guests for a reasonable price. At that time, they couldn’t even imagine how many guests would become. Drago’s now has more than 400 employees who help us carry our legacy forward. In the weeks after Katrina tornado, their restaurant gave away more than 75,000 free meals. In March 2017, Nenad Bach visited Tommy Cvitanovich, the son of Drago and Karla, who is currently leading the company.
» Dora Pejacevic 1885-1923 the first internationally known Croatian woman composer
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/12/2017 | Music , People , Education | Unrated
Born into an old, noble family, the talented pianist would grow up to become one of the most influential figures in Croatian music. During her short life (she died in childbirth at the age of 38) she composed 57 completed works, including a hefty ouvre for solo piano, sixteen chamber works, and dozens of lieder. But she made her mark with the human voice; Pejačević is credited with bringing orchestral song to Croatian late-Romantic music.
» Hrvojka Mihanovic Salopek presenting Croatian Mariological Heritage of the Varazdin Bishopric
Dr. Hrvojka Mihanović-Salopek prepared already her tenth DVD covering various aspects of extremely rich mariological heritage among Croatians. This DVD refers to the Varaždin Bishopric on Croatian north. Numerous baroque churches, lavishly decorated by Ivan Ranger and other Baroque artists, provide a special touch into the architecture of the city of Varaždin and surrounding towns and villages. A special emphasis is placed on the natural beauties of the region, liturgical and folk melodies, as well as on centuries old Croatian literature.
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