A gala donor evening of the ArtLink Art Association ( founded in 2004) dedicated to young musical talents was held at the Royal Palace on Saturday, October 2, 2021. under the patronage of the Foundation for Culture and Education of Crown Prince Alexander Karadjordjević.
This gala event marked the end of this year’s ArtLink festival, that took place in four cities in Serbia – Belgrade, Novi Sad, Golubac and Pirot under the motto Festival cities, artists for nature. The event presented young talents supported by ArtLink, including violinist Marija Radovanović, violist Nemanja Adamović, pianist Nina Petrović, Agatos trio and trio Fiori. In addition to the concert, an exhibition Artists to Artists and auction of the paintings was organized with works by Una Novosel, Budimir Dimitrijević, Marija Zdravković, Bratislav Radovanović, Mario Djiković, Ivana Martić. The guests were welcomed by the founder and artistic director of ArtLink, Jovanka Višekruna Janković and Aleksandra Petrović, on behalf of the company Zepter, that provided special gifts for all guests.
Secretary General of the European Festival Association Kathrin Deventer and representatives of the European Platform Festival cities Robert Piaskowski, Deputy Mayor of Krakow and Director of Mitelfest Giacomo Pedini were present at the event as well as Ambassadors of Poland, Mexico, company directors, business representatives and artists. The general sponsor of the evening was company Zepter International, and the event was supported by the British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Color Press Group as well as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Delamode Balkans, Ardagh Group, E – Recycling and many individuals and friends of the art.