Why, far away from home? For the very first time I slept and dreamed peacefully about life, As a tree dreams in the winter, And as a fruit tree dreams its early spring dream, and blooms and blossoms. It's a dream that a fruit dreams in the summer and fall, and it ripens. A dream, a very last dream.
Croatia's former prime minister Ivica Racan has died. He was 63. He passed away in hospital on Sunday morning after kidney cancer discovered in February spread to his brain. As head of the Croatian Communist Party in 1990, Racan allowed the country's first free elections.
The principle of the national sovereignty and full equality include also the right of each of our nations [in ex-Yugoslavia] to preserve all the attributes of its national existence and to develop maximally not only its economical, but also its cultural activities. Under these attributes, the most important role has the national name of the language, which the Croatian people use, because it is the inalienable right of each nation to name its language by its own name... (Quote from the 1967 Declaration)
NFCA congratulates the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on passage of the most recent bill, S. 494, in support of full membership - at the earliest opportunity - for the Republic of Croatia. This piece of legislation continues the Congressional and Executive Branch support for the next expansion of NATO in 2008.
His artistry has spanned classical, jazz, R&B and pop idioms. He has already succeeded in a multitude of diverse careers, any one of which would be satisfactory to anyone else. Yet he still pushes on, as invigorated and as passionate about music as that teenage prodigy from Philadelphia with a dream.
Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic is an extraordinary talent with formidable gifts taking her place amongst the elite musicians of the world today. The Washington Post says: Ana's playing was virtually immaculate. April 20th
Over 1,000 rowers got their 2,000m racing season started in Zagreb with the Croatia Open. In its 24th year, the race has grown to Croatia's biggest rowing regatta and over the weekend athletes from Slovenia, Israel, Turkey, Italy, Austria, Slovakia and Croatia competed.
Colonel Mark Cook, outstanding British humanist, in a crucial way contributed to rebuilding of the Lipik Orphanage that was totally destroyed by Greater Serbian forces in 1991. This project included many people throughout the world, and resulted in a beutifully renovated building in 1993.
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Linguistically It all started with the word cult (=service to God) and culture (=creation, preserving manhood's spiritual and material creation). Commonly In ancient civilizations - both were created with service to God and around the actual service, although as history progressed circumstances continued in a more emphasized way, occasionally in a closer interaction, then separating, eventually distancing from one another. In pascal singing in Vrbanj on the island of Hvar - throughout the whole island and along our coastline - a specific service to God and spiritual culture has developed since the Middle Ages.
Croatia made their first water polo medal in FINA world championship history a golden one, pulling off an upset overtime defeat of Hungary on a dramatic final day of the tournament in Melbourne today. Not an April Fools' Day joke.
Finally we are giving goals in the last minutes rather then receiving them. This is a quantum leap for Croatian psyche. Croatia in the finals of the Waterpolo World Championships in Melbourne. My music in two movies playing in New York. The medal designer creates this system gradually as a symbolic sublimation of history. Damir Matausic.
Miho Boskovic scored three goals Teo Dogas had two as Croatia dominated the Serbs, leading by as much as 8-3 heading into the final quarter. "We don't have a weak position in our team - we have strong defenders, strong shooters, strong center forwards, strong goalkeepers," said Croatia coach Radko Rudic.
A symposium Planning for Growth: The Impact of Digital Information on Libraries organized by Marta Mestrovic Deyrup delivered some interesting presentations. One of them was by Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic from Croatia @ Seton Hall University
The medal designer creates this system gradually as a symbolic sublimation of history. The central circle of values - the national culture - has been analitically articulated by Matausic. I would say: An incredible artist.
While many Americans may be "maxing out" on credit cards, there is a deeper story: all economic power around the world is shifting into fewer hands. This will lead to an unavoidable consumer debt meltdown. This predicts Schechter, The Emmy-winning former ABC News and CNN producer, will have frightening consequences for us all.
Videos From The Road Less Traveled, is a close-up look at a family's odyssey of survival, adventure, and desire. The hour long documentary unspools on Sunday, April 1, 2007, at the New York Underground Film Festival, New York, N.Y., at 8:45 PM. What is genuine value in a culture jaded by its own affluence?
So many prospective good Americans from various countries, who want to follow the rules, have been discouraged by our bizarre immigration policy: reject the honest people, and allow the rule-breakers to sneak in.
Unity through Knowledge Fund has recently launched its first program and announced the Calls for Proposals for financing joint research projects of Croatian expatriate scientists and experts with their Croatian colleagues. Read more...
Miho Boskovic scored four times in a power-packed performance to give Croatia the victory against Australia. Figlioli inspired a third-quarter comeback, scoring four consecutive goals, before Croatia showed its class at Melbourne Aquatic Centre.
Mr. Ivanovic appeared as a soloist with the Zagreb Philharmonic orchestra and with the Miami Symphony orchestra. Described as a player with "clear technique and great sensitivity" by El Nuevo Herald, he has performed in Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria, France, Spain, Hungary, Canada, and the United States.
Udruga Pasionska baština, Zagreb, nudi nam za godinu 2007 iznimno bogat glazbeni i književni program, od 24. ožujka - 4. travnja 2007. Pozivljemo Vas da upoznate književno bogatstvo hrvatske pisane i predajne riječi, liturgijsko bogatstvo mediteranskog bazena, trajno umivanog, osobito na Hrvatskom Jugu, hrvatskim jezikom u službi Božjoj (glagoljicom), te na slojevitost kulturnog i liturgijskog blaga srednjoeuropskog prostora Hrvatskog Sjevera...
He is an author of ninety (90) professional and scholarly papers and twenty six (26) recording editions. In his scholarly papers he 'plunges into interpersonal relations, social environment and cultural circumstances, and in that way he sets the whole music culture into an enlarged social context' and by doing so he expresses' a differentiated need for ethnomusicology research of the phenomenon of music'.
Na svim stranama osjećalo se zajedništvo i odlučnost u borbi za samostalnost. Sloga i solidarnost postajale su dio nas. Pokrenuta je akcija prikupljanja novca za gradnju autoceste Zagreb - Split, koju smo već bili nazvali Autocesta kralja Tomislava. Ljudi su davali od srca, neki i preko granica svojih mogućnosti. Govorilo se već i o članstvu Hrvatske u UN-u, o samostalnom nastupanju hrvatskih športaša itd...1971.
Čovjek industrijaliziranog društva postaje na žalost sve pohlepniji potrošač. Stvari koje zgrče najčešće ne služe usavršavanju ljudi već postajemo robovi tih stvari, bilo da ih proizvodimo ili kupujemo.