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» Yoko Nishii pianist concert at the Mimara Palace in Zagreb in Sep 2017
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 09/19/2017 | Music , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Yoko Nishii had an excellent pianist concert at the Mimara Palace in Zagreb, which has started with Japanese and Croatian composers. She is known as a proponent of Croatian music heritage, especially the music works of Dora Pejačević (1885 - 1923), the first significant Croatian woman composer. The concert has been organized by the Embassy of Japan in the city of Zagreb. Till now, Yoko Nishii had 46 soloist
» Mirko Tomasovic 1938-2017 distinguished Croatian literary historian and translator
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 09/8/2017 | People , History , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
A member of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Mirko Tomasović was the most prolific literary translator from Romance languages in Croatia and distinguished expert in Latinist literature. He left us important studies on the written Croatian and Latin heritage of Marko Marulić (1450-1524), the most important Croatian Renaissance writer. His translations into Croatian include about 20 books of Italian, French, Portuguese, Spa
» Dina Merhav דינה מרחב‎‎ distinguished Croatian born Israeli sculptor presented by Yoko Nishii
Submitted By Yoko Nishii | Published 08/9/2017 | People , Ideas , Environment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Dina Merhav is an international artist, born in 1936 in the city of Vinkovci, Croatia, whose works are in public and private collections throughout the globe. Her sculptures can be found in Mumbai, India, Geneve, Switzerland, Canada, USA and Europe. In Israel, her base and homeland, the sculptures are placed in parks, schools, industrial plants, and memorial sites. Her first individual exhibition outside of Israel too
» University of Zadar to host Inaugural "May of Brešan" in 2018
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 08/9/2017 | Bilingual , History , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Ivo Brešan (27 May 1936 - 3 January 2017) was a Croatian playwright, novelist, and screenwriter, known for political satire. From May 18-20, 2018 the University of Zadar will host the the inaugural "May of Brešan", an international academic conference dedicated to examining Brešan's works. Those wanting to participate in the conference have until December 1, 2017 to register.
» Darko Varga 1956-2017 distinguished Croatian publicist
Darko Varga, 1956-2017, born in the city of Osijek, grown up in the town of Dalj, attended High School in his native city, and completed his studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Zagreb. From 1993 till 2000, he served as director of HEP (Croatian Electric Supply) in the region of Baranja on the NE of Croatia. He was active in revitalizing Croatian villages as well as ecotourism in Baranja, ravaged
» Miro Gavran's novel John the Baptist translated from Croatian into Bulgarian
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 08/2/2017 | Culture And Arts | Unrated
Miro Gavran's book "John the Baptist" has been translated into Bulgarian by Valentina Sedefcheva, Sofia. So far this novel had seven editions in Croatian. It was also published in Spanish in Buenos Aires, in German in Vienna and in English on Amazon. It is a story set in 1st century AD, in time of violent political and religious shift. Heroes of the novel are John the Baptist, Saloma, Elisha and Bileam, and Jesus Christ h
» Milka Trnina or Ternina 1863-1941 distinugished Croatian opera singer
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/14/2017 | Music , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
According to Giacomo Puccini, author of the famous opera Tosca, Milka Trnina (or Ternina) was the best "Tosca" that he had opportunity to listen to (on the London premiere in 1900). In 1898, she appeared for the first time in opera in London, performing Isolde in Tristan und Isolde. She would continue to appear at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, until 1906, achieving a total of 98 appearances there in a variety
» Ruggiero Boscovich - Rudjer Boskovic (1711-1787) has a memorial plaque in Milano
Submitted By Ivana Marija Vidović | Published 06/28/2017 | Music , Science , Politics , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
In June 2017, on Piazzale Borromeo in the heart of Milan, a commemoration ceremony and performance took place for Ruđer Bošković, native of Dubrovnik and the most distinguished scientist in Croatia'€™s history, outside the Church of Santa Maria Podone, where he was buried on 13 February 1787. A memorial constructed of Dubrovnik Mironja stone was unveiled with the support of renowned lawyer, Cristian Pambian
» AMCA Paris organized two lectures dedicated to Croatian Glagolitic Script in May 2017
Submitted 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, b


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