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» Kristian Krekovic's portraits exhibited in Sweden upon the initiative of Ljerka Galic
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/19/2018 | People , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Kristian Kreković (1901-1985), distinguished Croatian painter, spent the years 1948-1952 in Sweden, where he made several portraits of members of the Schmitz family in Malmo. It is known that during that period Kreković made a portrait of the Swedish King Gustav Vth. He also portrayed Mahatma Gandhi in his atelier in Paris in 1931, who often visited him. Upon the intiative of Mrs. Ljerka Galic of the Croatian Foundati
» Miro Gavran to be awarded with "Gold Merit Badge of the Republic of Austria" by president Van der Bellen
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 03/8/2018 | People , Humor And Wisdom , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Alexander Van der Bellen, President of Austria made a decision to award Miro Gavran with "Gold Merit Badge of the Republic of Austria". It will be awarded on March 20th 2018. He received international "Dr. Alois Mock Europa-Preis" award for affirmation of European values in his literary works in December in Vienna. Prominent publisher from Vienna - "Seifert Verlag" published four of his novels in hardcover. Gavran has ha
» Marijan Zubanovic 1931-2016 Croatian technical thermodynamics expert in France
Submitted By Mauricij Frka-Petešić | Published 03/5/2018 | Science , People , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Marijan Zubanović, born in 1931 in the village of Virje on Croatian north, completed his studies of mechanical engineering in 1957 at the University of Zagreb. In 1959, not willing to work for military industry of ex-Yugoslavia, he emigrated to France. In 1970, he founded and directed STS enterprise (Systeme Thermodynamique Serivce). He solved the problem of air conditioning for the first French atomic submarine "Le Redout
» Denis Vignot author of the novel Le Choix / The Choice dealing with Croatia published in France
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 01/16/2018 | People , History , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Denis Vignot from France wrote a deeply moving historical novel entitled Le Choix (The Choice), dealing with Croatia in the early 1990s during the Yugoslav and Serbian agression on Croatia. It is based on personal experiances in Croatia, dealing with love, with the country in trouble, with honor. This extraordinary book, published in France in 20016, containing more than 750 pages. One of the main protagonists in the book
» Kresimir Krnjevic distinguished Croatian neuroscientist celebrates 90 years in 2017
Submitted By Prof.Dr. Ante Padjen | Published 12/20/2017 | Science , People , Education | Unrated
Eugene Garland of ISI and Current Contents named Dr. Krešimir Krnjević as one of the 1,000 most cited contemporary scientists and named three of his papers "citation classics." He is Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada since 1975., as well as Honorary Member of the Croatian Pharmacological Association (1983), Honorary President and Member of the Advisory Board of the Croatian Institute of Brain Research (sinc
» Mladen Ibler 1937-2017 distinguished Croatian medical scientist and diplomat
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 12/1/2017 | People , In Memoriam , Education | Unrated
Dr. Mladen Ibler, born in Zagreb, besides his native Croatian, spoke English, Danish, German and Russian. He organized Croatian workshops at the International Peace and Understanding Conference in Copenhagen (1989) and Vienna (1991) and lectured at the same conference in Copenhagen (1994). As the president of the Croatian Cultural Association in Denmark, he worked on the international recognition of Croatia and the estab
» Slobodan Praljak 1945-2017 the truth about Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 11/29/2017 | People , In Memoriam , History , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
On the photo Slobodan Praljak 1945-2017, portrayed by Ante Gotovina. Slobodan Praljak is holder of three academic titles - in Electrical Engineering, in Humanities (Sociology and Philosophy) and from Theatre and Film Academy, all of them from the University of Zagreb. On Carla del Ponte: "If I, by any chance, Slobodan Praljak, had written or said such qualification [see in the article], no matter when, in any form wha
» Miro Gavran the greatest contemporary Croatian writer received ''Dr. Alois Mock Europapreis 2017'' award
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 11/20/2017 | Croatian Language , People , Education , Culture And Arts , Awards | Unrated
The greatest contemporary Croatian writer Miro Gavran is the winner of this year's prestigious international 'Dr Alois MockEuropapreis 2017' award. As soon as it arrived, the announcement of this year's selection was signed by Michael Spindelleger, the president of the 'Dr Alois Mock' Foundation and former Austrian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the Foundation. The plays of Miro G
» Nikola Horvat Pacific Crest Trail: Tesla - Year of the Beginning
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 11/18/2017 | Sports , People , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Nikola Horvat, nicknamed Tesla, in 2016 he successfully completed an extremely demanding journey on Pacific Crest Trail. Experience from his journey was vast and turbulent. Besides his personal story he has a lots of interesting information about Pacific Crest Trail, people and places somehow connected to this beautiful trail. His surname - Horvat - means simply the Croat. Nikola Horvat is a continutation of

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