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» Irena Vrkljan 1930-2021 istaknuta hrvatska književnica u Berlinu
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/25/2021 | People , In Memoriam | Unrated
Hrvatska književnica i prevoditeljica Irena Vrkljan, dopisna članica Hrvatske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti (HAZU), preminula je u utorak u Zagrebu u 91. godini, izvijestila je Akademija. Studirala je arheologiju i germanistiku na Filozofskom fakultetu u Zagrebu te režiju na Akademiji za film i televiziju u Berlinu. Bila je urednica televizijske emisije "Portreti i susreti" (1960. - 1971.), za koju je napisala sedamdesetak scenarija. Živjela je i radila u Berlinu kao profesionalna književnica i prevoditeljica, a 2014. vratila se u Zagreb.
» Sjecanje na Velu Luku a song by Branko Zuvela Dodo interpreted in Czech translation from Croatian
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/21/2021 | Music , Entertainment | Unrated

Branko Žuvela Dodo is the author of Croatian song "Sjećanje na Velu Luku" (Remembering Vela Luka), that almost every Croatian knows. Most of them think that it is a folk song. Vela Luka is a lovely Croatian town on the island of Korčula, where the author of the song was born. It is interesting that there exists a Czech version of the song (Krasne s tebou žit). This version was published on YouTube by late David Byler (on the photo), collaborator of the CROWN, who prepared the accompanying video.
» Yoko Nishii's tribute to Dora Pejacevic the greatest Croatian female composer
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/20/2021 | Music , Education | Unrated

In March 2021, Japanese pianist Yoko Nishii had a pianist concert interpreting compositions by Dora Pejačević (1885-1923, on the photo), who is the greatest Croatian woman composer in history. Mrs Nishii was playing "at a distance", from her home in Japan in the city of Ise, while her audience was in Croatia and in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Yoko Nishii is fluent in Croatian language. She had as many as 50 soloist concerts in 24 cities throughout Croatia. On 5th March 2021, Yoko Nishii launched a very nice video about Dora Pejačević, based on her own photos from the town of Našice where Dora spent a greater part of her short life.
» Zlatan Ibrahimovic praising Luka Modric
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/19/2021 | Sports | Unrated

Zlatan Ibrahimović is one of the most colorful persons among contemporary football players. Speaking of success of Luka Modrić, he said: ... me and my mother being from Croatia, so I am happy, it's part of the blood... In 2020, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has launched a fundraiser to help fight coronavirus and has called on fellow footballers to help "kick this virus away".
» CROATIA HAS CHANGED ME! 15 Things I Started Doing After Moving to Zagreb!
Sarah Cosi: ...I discovered Croatia on one of my trips back in 2007, where I fell in love with the country (and then ended up marrying a local, who is now also my business partner at Royal Croatian Tours). Since we both love exploring and showing people the beauty of Croatia, opening our own agency just came naturally. We think we make an excellent combo, as Ivan is a local Croatian and knows all of the ins and outs of Croatia, while I'm an expat, and do all of the communication with our guests personally. Coming from Canada, I understand what our guests are looking for when planning their trip, and traveling to a foreign country.
» Ivana Marija Vidovic a member of the pianist jury at the International competition in Lviv, Ukraine 2021
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/27/2021 | Music , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Ivana Marija Vidović, concert pianist and poet from the city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, participated as a member of the pianist jury at the International Music Competition organized during the Christmas time in Lviv, Ukraine, by the end of 2020. The festival lasted until mid-February 2021. The event was organized at a distance, showing enormous potential of young musicians. For Ivana, it was her second participation in Lviv as a member of the international jury. As many as 2000 young musicians have participated at this international music competition. The city of Lviv has a Middle European touch, as well as Croatia's capital Zagreb.
» Titanic shipwreck and 84 Croatian saviors out of 300 on Carpathia ship
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/14/2021 | People , In Memoriam , History , Education | Unrated

The best known shipwreck in history is that of Titanic in 1912. Another ship called Carpathia, connecting Rijeka in Croatia and New York came to its rescue. Eighty four out of 300 members of the crew of Carpathia were of Croatian origin (i.e., nearly one quarter). We now know many more details about them and about the drama of saving the lives of the Titanic passangers. Duration of the corresponding film shot in Croatia's capital Zagreb is 47 min. A Croatian lady Marija Bartowski from the city of Osijek was on Carpathia, and her diary contains many details arround the Titanic shipwreck. On Titanic itself, there were 30 Croatian passangers, out of which 15 perished. All of their names are known.
» Miracle from Dubrovnik on the 1049th St Vlaho Festivity 2021
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/3/2021 | Events , Education , Culture And Arts , Religion | Unrated
The aim of the article is to show just several details from the city of Dubrovnik during the festivity of Sveti Vlaho (St. Blaise), with a special emphasis on children. The festival is organized each February for more than thosand years - precisely 1049. This event connects all the citizens of Dubrovnik with numerous families from the environing towns and villages in picturesque local very solemn dresses, as well as tourists. Dubrovnik is considered as one of the most beautiful cities on the Mediterranean.
» Andro Mikelic 1956-2020 distinguished Croatian mathematician in France
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 01/31/2021 | Science , People , In Memoriam , Education | Unrated

Andro Mikelić's very great scientific talent earned him deserved awards: he was a corresponding member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts since 2014, he received the InterPore Procter and Gamble Award for Porous Media Research in 2012, after being awarded the W. Romberg Guest Professorship of the University of Heidelberg in 2011. He had collaborations with researchers from all over the world: from France, from the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, and of course, from his native Croatia.
» Ana Vidovic Croatian guitarist daily routines and interviews
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 01/21/2021 | Music | Unrated
Ana Vidovic shares a glimpse into what her normal day with the classical guitar looks like, including why she still practices scales, how she works on repertoire, and more! She also gives advice for aspiring professionals who are just starting a career in music. Also, leading up to filming with Ana Vidovic, she answered various questions you would people to ask a true classical guitar superstar. In this special Q&A, Ana sits down and talks candidly about topics such as stage fright, learning new music, essential travel items, and much more!
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