The traditional 12th conference, “Tesla Spirit 2024,” was held on January 13 at the New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan, organized by the Tesla Science Foundation (TNF) of America and Serbia.
The conference was held under the auspices of Ashley Redfearn, executive director of American Paradigm Schools and executive director and director of education of the Tesla Science Foundation USA, and the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in New York City.
During the Conference, certificates of appreciation, medals and the most prestigious prize of our organization, the “Tesla Spirit Award 2024,” were awarded to deserving organizations and individuals who had during the previous year promoted the name and work of Nikola Tesla and Tesla’s People (in a dignified and original way).
The prestigious “Tesla Spirit Award 2024” was awarded to Nikola Tesla Club San Diego; Nikola Tesla Club Detroit; Dr Nada Martinović; Dr Vjera Mujović; Dr Đorđe N. Koldžić; journalist and writer Marina Bulatović; Banović Strahinja School from Belgrade; and Rada Komazec.
An exhibition of paintings by the following famous Serbian artists was held in the hotel lobby: Jelena Bibić, Gordana Nenadović, Jasmina Jovanović, Vasilena Radanović, Tijana Arsić, Ana Marija Gover, Milica Savić and Milunka Pejoska; while the Gračanica folk ensemble, the Sveti Sava children’s choir, Dr Dušanka Ivanova: Tesla Ballet, Slađana Šarić: Tesla Aria, and many others performed in the artistic program.
The painting of Nikola Tesla, the work of academic artist Jelena Bibić, will now be on permanent display in the New Yorker Hotel in the Tesla mini-museum.
Author: Nikola Lončar