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» Australian-Croatian Vinko Romanik featured on stamp
Submitted By Lilly Romanik | Published 04/6/2010 | People , Awards | Unrated
Vinko Romanik, was recently granted the honour of appearing on a limited edition postage stamp in recognition of the 200th Anniversary of Australia Post.  He has worked for Australia Post for some years.  He was one of 10 Australia Post workers to appear on an exclusive stamp out of 1,600 employees who were nominated.
» Croatian president awards lifetime achievement award to Hedvig Hricak, M.D.
Submitted By Marko Mijat | Published 02/24/2010 | Awards , Community , Science | Unrated
Radiological Society of North America President Hedvig Hricak, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. h.c., an internationally recognized leader in radiology research and public education, received a lifetime achievement award from Croatian President Stjepan Mesic at a December ceremony in Croatia. Dr. Hricak is a native of Croatia.
» Ivica Kostelic wins silver in Vancouver
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 02/21/2010 | Sports , People , Awards | Unrated
Ivica Kostelic's silver medal added to the Olympic legacy of one of the great Alpine ski racing families. Second behind Bode Miller in Sunday's super-combined, Kostelic got advice from his younger sister Janica on how to master a slalom course set by their father and coach, Ante.
» Sanja Jovanovic Croatian swimmer with a new world record in 2009
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/13/2009 | Awards , Sports | Unrated
 Sanja Jovanović won her new gold medal at the European Swimming Championship held in Istanbul, Turkey, December 12th 2009. And not only this, she broke the world record on 50 m backstroke,  with 25.70 s. This is her fourth world record in swimming at international competitions. Duje Draganja won silver medal 100 m mixed style.
» Professors Z. Drmac and K. Veselic received prestigeous SIAM math prize
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/6/2009 | Science , Awards , Bilingual | Unrated
Two distinguished Croatian mathematicians, professors Zlatko Drmač, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and Krešimir Veselić on the  photo, professor emeritus of the University of Hagen, Germany, received a prestigeous 2009 Linear Algebra Prize from the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics - SIAM, for the best scientific work published in the preceding three years in the field of Linear Algebra.
» Blanka Vlasic defends her world title in Berlin 2009
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 08/20/2009 | Sports , People , Awards | Unrated
High-jump queen Blanka Vlasic, one of the best athlete in the world,  retained her world crown on Thursday when she saw off arch-rival and local favourite Ariane Friedrich to win gold at the World Athletics Championships. Vlasic was the only athlete to clear 2.04m in the electric atmosphere of Berlin's Olympic stadium.
» Martina Filjak clinches victory in Cleveland International Piano Competition
Submitted By Marko Mijat | Published 08/13/2009 | People , Culture And Arts , Awards , Music | Unrated
Two weeks of intense musical rivalry came to an end last Saturday when jurors in the 2009 Cleveland International Piano Competition crowned Martina Filjak, 30, of Croatia (left), winner of the 18th biennial contest.
» A Matter of Taste wins award at Heart of England International Film Festival
Submitted By Marina Varenina | Published 07/6/2009 | Culture And Arts , Awards | Unrated
A Matter of Taste (Stvar Ukusa) won the best short film award at the Heart of England International Film Festival. In the film, directed by Costa Ipsa, a middle-aged man, unsatisfied with his life, is about to commit a suicide from a roof top and the only thing standing in his way is a simple handyman.
» Branko Lustig receives 2009 IFF Lifetime Achievement Award
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach | Published 05/29/2009 | People , Culture And Arts , Awards | Unrated
Born in 1932 to a Croatian-Jewish family, Branko Lustig (left) began his film career in 1955 working on films like Fiddler on the Roof and The Tin Drum before landing a job on Meryl Streep's unforgettable "Sophie's Choice." He is the recipient of two Oscars, having won one for "Schindler's List" in 1993 and another for "Gladiator" in 2001.

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