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» Mrgari flower-shaped dry stone sheepfolds on the island of Krk in Croatia studied by Dr. Berislav Horvatic
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 10/15/2012 | Tourism , Science , Environment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
The ancient building technique of dry stone walling called mrgari, are complex multicellular dry stone sheepfolds, flower-shaped in ground plan, used for sorting out the sheep of various owners. These giant dry stone flowers, tens of meters in diameter, ornate the common pasture (komunada) of only three settlements on the island of Krk (Baška, Jurandvor, and Batomalj), still maintaining the traditional custom
» Dr. Josip Marcan born in Croatia is widely recognized as the foremost expert on tigers in the world
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/14/2012 | People , Environment , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Dr. Josip Marcan discovered his uncanny ability with animals during his childhood in Croatia. Dr. Marcan eventually made his way to the United States in the late 1960's and began focusing more on the endangered Bengal tiger.  By the early 1980's he had developed a breeding program that was producing the finest, genetically sound Bengal tigers anywhere. Animals from his breeding program have made their homes in zoos a
» Croatia Haiku Super Power - Vladimir Devide Haiku Award 2012 goes to Kudryavitsky and Maretić
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/20/2012 | Poetry , Environment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
The Second Vladimir Devide Haiku Award was announced by Akito Arima, formerly Japanese Minister of both Science and Education, and president of the University of Tokyo, and current president of the Haiku International Association. The award attracted over 200 entries from 28 countries, and this year the prize was jointly awarded to two authors, Anthony Kudryavitsky from Ireland, and Tomislav Maretić from Croatia on the ph
» Marko Vrdoljak photographer and his presentation of Croatia's capital Zagreb
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 05/18/2012 | Music , Tourism , People , Environment , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Marko Vrdoljak, Zagreb: "We have to make sure that we see the beauty of tomorrow and enjoy it as happily and intensely as possible. It is our duty to keep our faith in beauty and hope. We must be the ones to create a better tomorrow with our positive energy, our talents, the ones who must keep negative thoughts inside and transform them into warmth, understanding and kindness..."
» The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Croatian painter Maxo Vanka
  Maxo Vanka's murals for Millvale's Croatian Church of St. Nicholas are a unique contribution to the American mural movement of the 1930s and 1940s. The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka is a nonprofit public supported historic art preservation organization. Vanka's work touches upon common themes of his era, including family, labor, and war, but with a focus upon the disenfranchised and the dispo
» Lika - Karlovac: A harmony of nature and tradition in Croatia
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 04/20/2012 | Tourism , Environment , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Clarity and power are perhaps best conveyed by the wondrousness of the Plitvice Lakes National Park, the phenomenon which attracts with its uniqueness, but also with the effect it bears on both our mental and physical wellbeing. The National Park of Northern Velebit is an area of distinctive diversity of karstic forms, the wealth of all kinds of a living world and of breathtaking natural beauty in a relatively s
» Zdenko Basic distinguished Croatian animator and illustrator of children's books
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 01/7/2012 | Music , People , Environment , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Zdenko Bašić (1980, Zagreb) has graduated in 2005 at the Academy of Fine Arts, Department for Animated Film and New Media. He’s an award-winning animator and illustrator of many children’s books and magazines; predominantly Andersen and Grimm’s fairy tales. His illustrated book ‘Alice in Wonderland’ for the British,  American and French publishing market has been launched in 2010 by Carlton Publisher.
» Marija Zudenigo footprint collection exhibited in Rijeka, Croatia, November 16th – 29th, 2011
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 12/21/2011 | Bilingual , People , Humor And Wisdom , Environment , Entertainment , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Marija Zudenigo, city of Rijeka, Croatia: "Mother is a child’s first earth. The way we learn to walk on our first earth is the way we walk through our life. All our inner imbalances adopted from this ‘walk’ make themselves known in our physical walk. It was this insight that made me a footprint collector." Her collection of  more than 3,000 footprints is exhibited in Kortil Art Gallery in Rijeka, November 16th – 29th
» Mediterranean Culinary Adventures on the Opatija Riviera in Croatia - Feasts for the Senses
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Darko Zubrinic | Published 09/25/2011 | Hotels , Tourism , Environment , Education , Croatian Cuisine | Unrated
In the fall of 2007, I took a well-deserved vacation in Europe. I visited Croatia on that trip and fell in love. I just had to go back. And so I did, and on a five-month journey of discovery, the idea to create a Website devoted to international gastronomy and travel destinations was born... You will be transported to a wonderful world of field trips, sumptuous wine tastings, hands-on cooking classes and adventurous truffle-hunting or w


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