The jubilee 20th Afro Festival has been held at the Museum of African Art in Belgrade’s Senjak neighbourhood. “The Museum of African Art is a unique institution in Belgrade, Serbia and the Balkans, which has, for a full 40 years, with its diverse programmes, contributed to the establishment and enhancement of cultural links between our capital, but also our entire country, and the friendly people of Africa,” said Ivona Jevtić, acting Secretary of Culture of the City of Belgrade.
The Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Jorge Valero, ratified before the Human Rights Council of the organization the vocation of peace and political dialogue of the Venezuelan State, whose line is the protection of Human Rights.
In the Residence of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Tolstojeva Street, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea H E Yoo Dae Jong organised a garden party on the occasion of the departure of the Director of the Trade Section KOTRA.
The City Library in Novi Sad in cooperation with JKP “Gradsko zelenilo”, along with the agency “Heror Media Point” and the Minority and Local Media Development Center, organizes the event “Pod krošnjama na Štrandu” for the fifth year in a roll. This event promotes media in the languages of minorities, the culture and the minority communities living in Vojvodina, and in the period from July 17 to August 5, in the Library of Štrand participants will learn Hungarian, Slovak and Slovenian language. The sponsors of the event are the Provincial Secretariat for Education, Administration, Regulations and National Communities and the Culture Directorate of the City of Novi Sad. Dalibor Rozic, a member of the City Council for Culture, attended the opening.
Three ordinary and unobtrusive, yet completely different men who are already talked about , have become one of the main topics.
Text: Žikica Milošević
The new millennium’s new wave of Serbian bands has given birth to many names that possess genuine power and integrity. One such band is Belgrade-based Stray Dogg. Usually slow and poetic, their music has conquered audiences in Serbia and around the world. He we talk to Dušan Strajnić Dukat, the band’s frontman, about the vision, origins and future plans of this amazing five-piece band which performs music that cannot be easily defined.
Entering the international market is the most important business venture of Delta Holding this year. In the first half of 2017, the construction of the InterContinental Hotel in Ljubljana (worth EUR 50 million, the beginning of operation in August) was completed and construction of shopping mall Delta Planet in Banja Luka started (investment of 70 million euros, opening in autumn 2018).
In May 2017, the Tourist Organization of Serbia (TOS) organized a study visit of journalists from the prestigious British media “The Guardian” in order to promote Serbia as a tourist destination.
Tatjana Vujović, a student of third year of Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, received this year’s award of the French-Serbian Chamber of Commerce in the amount of 1,000 euros sponsored by Schneider Electric.