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Celebration dinner TESLA&FRIENDS and Annual award NIKOLA TESLA - GENIUS FOR THE FUTURE, Hotel Esplanade, 10th of July 2016, Zagreb

Marking of 160th birthday of Nikola Tesla and the third Day of Nikola Tesla – Day of science, technology and inovation
Jul 7th 2016

The three-day event dedicated to Tesla's birth will begin July 9 with the Conference "Tesla in Zagreb" on the theme of "160 years from the birth of Nikola Tesla". Continues July 10, with the traditional laying of the wreath at a monument to Tesla's where a special program will be held and a festive celebration and annual award Nikola Tesla - Genius for the Future at the Hotel Esplanade in Zagreb. On the third day of the event on July 11 at the Museum "Nikola Tesla" a talk about Nikola Tesla with demonstrations will be held by senior museum curator Renato Filipin.

All events, except for festive celebrations and annual award at the Hotel Esplanade, are open and free for visitors.

Celebration dinner TESLA&FRIENDS and Annual award NIKOLA TESLA - GENIUS FOR THE FUTURE, Hotel Esplanade, 10th of July 2016, Zagreb 

Date: 10.07.2016.

Place: Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb

7:00 p.m. to 19:30 Accreditation of participants and journalists
19:30 to 21:30 hours The official program

Head of the program: Ljiljana Vinković

Admission: by invitation


19:30 Opening of the event by preformance of the song "Imagine" by John Lennon, Association official song
 Excerpts: Vlatka Pokos accompanied by pianist Catherine Čupić (student of elementary school King Tomislav)

19:35 Host opening speech

19:40 Welcome speech: Dragica Mihajlovic, president of Nikola Tesla - Genius for the Future

Andrea Doko Jelusic, executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Croatia
 Mirela Holy, honorary member of the Association of Nikola Tesla - Genius for the Future and former Croatian Parliament MP
 Ph.D. Ivo Josipovic, a former president of the Croatian representative of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
 Milan Bandic, mayor of Zagreb
 Representative of the President of the Croatian Parliament Reiner

20:10 Round Table: 160th anniversary of the birth of Nikola Tesla


Professor Mladen Martinis
 Renato Filipin, senior curator of the Technical Museum "Nikola Tesla" in Zagreb
 Professor Logic devices, Ruder Boskovic
 Djuro Horvat, founder and owner of Tehnix Ltd.

20:25 Performance: Interview with Tesla, directed by Iva Srnec, performed by: Ivan Vukelić and Petar Vukelic

20:35 Panel discussion by young people:


Sara cepić, student of Natural Sciences - Faculty of Science
 Marko Gajić, student fourth grade IX. Gymnasium
 Anela school 4. grade elementary school St. Clare
 Matthew Pranjic, student 8th grade elementary school King Tomislav

20:45 Presentation of the project: "Nikola Tesla - Mind from the future", author: Helena Bulaja Madunić

20:50 Awarding Ceremony Annual Awards "Nikola Tesla - Genius for the Future"

21:25 Closing of the event with preformance of compositions by Johann S. Bach, Allegro "alla gigue" - part Bach inventions BWV 792 copies: pianist Katarina Čupić

21:30 Banquet

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