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Vinca Culture

Some 15 km away from Belgrade, down the Danube River prehistoric Vinca is located. Sight was inhabited as early as 5 000 BC and it is considered to be the largest prehistoric settlement in Serbia and even more populated than cities that were yet to appear in ancient Mesopotamia. Vinca settlers were engaged in hunting, farming, mining, trading and maybe even …

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European Indoor Championships in Athletics

  The 34th European Indoor Championships in Athletics will take place in Belgrade from March 3rd until March 5th, for the first time in Serbia.  The Championships will be held in Kombank Arena, designated for the Mundobasket in 1994, unfortunately held in Canada due to volatile political situation in the region throughout 1990’s. Arena’s maximum capacity of almost 20.000 seats, (10 000 when …

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Fest Film Festival 2017

Belgrade Film Festival, better known as FEST started in 1971, under “The brave new world” slogan, with incredible line-up featuring Stanley Kubrick’s “Space Odyssey”, Dennis Hopper’s “Easy Rider”, Robert Altman’s “Mash”, just to name a few. Since then it has become one of the most important cultural events in Belgrade with a concept that revolves around the best films of …

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Coffee Exhibition

All throughout world and especially in Serbia, coffee is much more than just a hot beverage. It is a symbol that connects people through a daily ritual. Therefore, from February until May 2017 in Natural Museum inside Belgrade Fortress interesting Coffee exhibtion will be available for all coffee lovers. Radmilo Mulic from Novi Sad will exhibit his personal collection of different …

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Uvac Gorge and Western Serbia

Carefully chosen combination of unspoiled natural and handmade attractions, combined in one trip make this excursion one of the most popular excursion in Serbia. Zlatibor Mountain together with Drina River Valley and Uvac Gorge are arguably among the best preserved natural habitats in Europe while Mileseva Monastery features some of the highest achievements of Serbian Medieval Art.    Read more …

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Ladies’ Day in Novi Sad

For taking Austrian side in Austro-Turkish wars (late 17th, early 18th century), Serbs were forced to leave their fatherland and inhabit Austrian territories across river Sava and Danube. Serbian Patriarch as an institution eventually settled in Sremski Karlovci and that’s how this picturesque small town became Serbian cultural center and “emigration capital” during Turkish occupation. Within same historical context, Austrians built the …

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Kustendorf Film Festival

Starting from today January, 14th 2017, Drvengrad on Mokra Gora Mountain will host Kustendorf Film Festival dedicated to young film enthusiasts and film legends for 10th time in a row. Amongst other credited for festival organization headed by Emir Kusturica himself, Ministry of Culture of Republic of Serbia will also contribute in organizing this complex cultural event. 22 films from: Bulgaria, …

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Love & Wine in Subotica

While Western Christians celebrate St Valentine, throughout various wine regions in Serbia wine festivals are held on February 14th to commemorate St. Trifun, wine producer’s patron saint. Romantic Subotica built in Art Nouveau style predominantly, together with Palic Lake Resort with its famous vineyards wright on the Hungarian border combines best of both Western and Eastern tradition. Perfect ambience for …

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Smoked Ham Festival, Mackat

One of the most beautiful mountains in Serbia, Zlatibor hosts interesting gastronomic festival every winter in February. Village of Mackat on the slopes of Zlatibor massive is considered smoked ham capital of Serbia as it draws thousands of visitors to event dedicated entirely to smoked meet. Specific climate and healthy environment guarantee good quality products and unique gastronomic experience.  Further information …

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Novi Sad – European Culture Capital 2021

Ever since Greek Minister of Culture and ex actress Melina Mercouri started European Culture Capital project with her French colleague Jack Lang in 1985, when Athens was declared first cultural capital, more than 50 European cities have been given this title. For the first time since then, Novi Sad, a city outside EU, has been declared European Culture Capital, together …

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