Europe Day was formally celebrated in the Belgrade City Hall, in the presence of numerous guests. Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, Oscar Benedict addressed the guests.
After the national anthems of Serbia and the EU, Benedict gave a speech in which he said that the Serbian nation opted for the European way 16 years ago, and so far, had accomplished quite a lot. The reception was attended by the Serbian Prime Minister and President-elect of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, ministers Ana Brnabić and Jadranka Joksimović and Belgrade Mayor Siniša Mali. The reception was also attended by the representatives of the diplomatic corps, political, culture, and religious communities, as well as civil society and the media.