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» Sibe Mardesic 1927-2016 distinguished Croatian mathematician and Fellow of the AMS
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/18/2016 | Science , People , In Memoriam , History , Education | Unrated
Professor Sibe Mardešić: "I have been very devoted and faithful to Mathematics in Zagreb. I dedicated approximately equal shares of my time and energy to research, teaching and organization. I tried to transfer to Zagreb good things that I saw at other more developed places. I paid particular attention to teaching at the graduate level." Professor Sibe Mardešić is a member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and a F
» Dvigrad Festival 2016 offering a rich program of Renaissance and Early Baroque music
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/15/2016 | Music , History , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
The Dvigrad Festival has been conceived by Alojzije Prosoli and his Musica Sacra / Sveta glazba society, along with numerous collaborators. This year, among distinguished soloists and players, the Festival will host Mario Penzar, Jelena Čilaš, Josue Melendez, Sarah Louise Ridy, Diego Leverić, Tin Cugelj, Martina Klarić, Augustin Mršić, Ema Stein, Ana Jembrek, Anna Waszak, Edmund Andler-Borić, Silvio Richter, Darko S
» 1137 years since the first international recognition of Croatia, more than 600 years before the discovery of America
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/7/2016 | History , Education | Unrated
The Croatian Prince Branimir, 9th century, made important steps in strengthening the relations with Rome. During the solemn divine service in St. Peter's church in Rome in 879, Pope John VIII gave his blessing to the prince and the whole Croatian people, about which he informed Branimir in his letters, the first one dated on May 21, 879. This was the first time that
» Nikola Tesla Croatian citizen advised the City Hall of Croatia's capital Zagreb in 1892 about electrification
Submitted By Vesna Blažina and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/5/2016 | Bilingual , Croatian Language , Science , People , History , Education | Unrated
In 1892, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) has been invited by Milan Amruš, Mayor of the city of Zagreb, to visit the City Hall in order to give advice about future electrification. An interesting article from 1892 has been published in the Zagreb newspapers, which we provide for the first in English translation from Croatian original. We cite the following significant sentence from this 1892 article: Mr. Tesla considers it h
» Pavo Jurisic published an important monograph about 50 years of pastoral care among Croats of Melbourne
The monograph And the hand of the Lord was with them / Celebrating 50 Years of Pastoral Care among Croats of Melbourne, written by Dr Pavo Jurišić, is dedicated to Croatian immigrants in Australia, especially those in Melbourne who lived their faith and represented their homeland, and to their fellow countrymen in Australia, their new homeland which accepted them and gave them shelter.
» Dubrovnik celebrating 1044 years of the Feast of St Blaise in 2016
On the 3rd of February of 2016, the city of Dubrovnik celebrated the Feast of its protector, Sveti Vlaho (St. Blaise). The celebration is organized each year at this date for more than a thosand years, more specifically, for 1044 years. The Holy Mass was celebrated by the Sarajevo Cardinal Vinko Puljić, who was the official envoy of Pope Francis. Thirty archbishops and bishops concelebrated, among them Blaise Cu
» Anna Givargizyan exhbited her photos of Armenian khachkars in Dubrovnik Croatia in Feb 2016
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/3/2016 | History , Education , Culture And Arts , Religion | Unrated
  The photo collection of khachkars, Armenian stone crosses, has been prepared by Dr Anna Givargizyan, an Armenian living in Moscow. The exhibition lasted from the February 2nd to March 3rd 2016, and was held in the hall of the Society of Friends of the Dubrovnik Antiquities. Except Dr Givarigizyen, in the solemn opening of the exhibition participated Armenian archbishop Kegham Katcherian, the Dubrovnik bishop Mate Uzin
» May 2016 Croatian Heritage Tour and Cruise
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 01/19/2016 | Tourism , History , Education | Unrated
Join genealogist Robert Jerin for a unique cruise and heritage tour of Croatia! This cruise begins in Dubrovnik and works its way up the coast, visiting historic cities and towns like Korcula, Split Sibenik and Zadar. From there the tour works its way inland to the towns of Karlovac, Zagreb and Varazdin. You will have to hurry if you want to experience Croatia like this - seats are filling up!
» Mladen Ibler and Birgitta Fritz writing about Johan Franke a Croatian castle commander in Sweden in 15th ct.
Submitted By Dr. Mladen Ibler | Published 01/14/2016 | People , History , Education | Unrated
The castle commander Johan Vale or Franke in Sweden is identified by Dr Mladen Ibler (on the photo) as Ivan Anž Frankopan, the eldest son of Count Nikola IV, viceroy (banus) of Croatia from 1426. The Scandinavian king Erik of Pomerania had met the young man at the court of his cousin King Sigmund in Budapest. After having decided to go on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land he had chosen this nobleman, who was


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