Despite a very low temperature for this time of year, the jubilee 30th Belgrade Marathon showed once again that positive vibrations, socialising and sporting spirit are what has kept this event running for three decades
The German-Serbian Chamber of Commerce (AHK) conducted the 12th annual survey on the economic environment in Serbia among its member companies, with the results of the 2017 survey showing the optimism of German-Serbian companies and a positive assessment of the economic climate in Serbia.
Amidst the gloomy predictions for 2017, a year with which Achille Mbembe announces the ending of the era of humanism, making any predictions regarding art market trends may seem an impossible, if not an obsolete, task.
Wine, that luxurious, exquisite and precious nectar; that perfect combination of nature and the skilled hands of winemakers. Often referred to by wine lovers as “poetry in a glass”, it is a feast for all our senses
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the establishing of the international documentary film festival in Belgrade, Beldocs. Its jubilee edition will be held from 8th to 15th May at various venues in the Serbian capital
Despite a low temperature for this time of year the jubilee 30th Belgrade Marathon showed once again that positive vibrations, socialising and sporting spirit are what has kept this event running for three decades.
Ever wondered why some things just don’t lose their sparkle and appeal over the course of time? When looking at vintage watches, it becomes clear why this is the case, though it helps to look at the origins of the wristwatch.
After the shocks of Brexit and Trump in 2016, what should we expect for 2017? Many people fear that populism and nationalism will continue to spread, undermining international cooperation and economic exchange as well as political integration, particularly in the EU
Robots are conquering the world, changing people, snatching jobs. There is talk of introducing a guaranteed income. How can we survive in times where there is ever more work for robots and ever less for people? There is also talk about self-driving cars. Tesla paved the way, and the way is being followed by Uber, Ford and many others...
The works of artist Nebojša Veselinović, aka Đura, are personalised to the extent that they represent specific personalities. Veselinović is famous for creating atypical items using world-class materials
In order to achieve specific results in the area of environmental protection and open Chapter 27 in the process of Serbia’s accession to the EU related to this area, it is of vital importance that the state and the business sector act together
The Olympic Games in Rio were, among other things, a testament to the incredible impact that Bora Stanković has left on basketball, as he and the former commissioner of the NBA, David Stern, unified the game a quarter of a century ago
I have long thought that caricaturists during the centuries fought for the position of some kind of court jester who serves to entertain the king, his close associates, and then also the national mass. And they rarely had a problem because of that. However, the situation in the world is visibly changing for the worse year after year. The killing of the caricaturist in Paris, for example, or the beating of a caricaturist in Syria.
The Government of the Kingdom of Sweden donates €3 million to the Government of Serbia for implementation of the program "Preparing for the negotiations in the process of accession of Serbia to the European Union in the field of environmental protection - ENVAP 3"
The term “Information and Communications Technologies” appeared at the beginning of the new millennium and represents a logical continuation of the synergies of telecommunications and information services.
Bikram Yoga is a sequence of 26 postures and two breathing exercises that is practiced in a heated room. The heat warms the body, allowing for a deeper/safer stretch, while providing your body with a complete detox.
I think I was fortunate being born surrounded by books, in a family where both parents were intellectuals, and very early, I started exploring the shelf with various literature. That was some kind of a “Search engine” of my childhood
Innovative and creative cooperation lies at the core of the new EUNIC Serbia approach to cultural relations and co-operation, addressing open society and youth issues with strategically focused and formatted activities in the new EUNIC GLOBAL strategy period 2016-2019
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić today made an entry in the book of condolences at the Embassy of France in Belgrade following the terrorist attacks in Nice, saying that Serbia will help in the fight against terrorism as much as it can.
UEFA expects to generate a record profit of €815.5 million from Euro 2016, the most lucrative edition of its most successful tournament. It generated average profits of almost €16.2 million per match. Four years ago in Euro 2012, UEFA’s profit was only €651 million
From 7th to 10th July the EXIT festival ignites the European music scene, in the presence of over 200,000 visitors and the more than 700,000 music lovers who follow the festival via social networks. The most popular music festival in the region, and one of the most respected in the world, it has recorded steady growth in the number of visitors from all continents, as confirmed by the words of the editor of The Economist, who concluded that “if Serbia spent its entire budget on PR it would not manage to do what’s been done for its promotion by Novak Đoković and EXIT”
The women who have marked the history of Serbia in the last 100 years represent the great pride of a small nation, althought attitudes towards them have often been a major embarrassment for this small nation. Many of them were educated out in the world, only to return to little Serbia and saty here for the benefit of their people, while some of them were more recognised elsewhere in the world than in little Serbia
At the age of 86, Oleg Popov has been dubbed the world’s oldest performing clown. His circus career started almost 70 years ago and he still tours and has no plans to hang up his trademark red nose. Popov was one of the most popular clowns in the Soviet Union during the second half of the 20th century and for the last thirty years he has lived in Germany with his second wife, Gabrielle Lehmann
The Law on Investment, adopted in November 2015, covers both foreign and domestic investors and is both new and representative of best practice. Its objectives are to improve the investment environment and encourage direct investment
Projects based on mutual understanding and those that bring people together are the best way to strengthen cultural ties between any country and the UK, says Clare Sears, Director of the British Council for Serbia and the Western Balkans.
Exploiting a programming vulnerability, a hacker in week from June 13 appears to have stolen more than $50 million worth of Ether, a cyber currency that is an alternative to Bitcoin. The vulnerability lies within the software of a private fund, or “decentralised autonomous organisation” (DAO), made up of a pool of investors whose money is stored in a blockchain, the foundation of digital currencies
Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's referendum showed, a stunning repudiation of the nation's elites that deals the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two
In order to round out the first working part of the year and start the summer holiday season in the best possible way, the Slovenian Business Club in Belgrade organised a summer cocktail reception on the Acapulco raft bar
Before the internet, there was the ARPANET, a computer network used by the U.S. government to share sensitive data in the 1970s. About a decade later, the ARPANET’s limited networks gave way to a single, worldwide network we call the Internet
This year's Belgrade Marathon, which was held in April, brought together more than 20,000 people who wanted that day to don t-shirts, shorts and trainers, and to run a few kilometres in the company of their fellow citizens.
Most of Serbs are Serbian Orthodox Christians. Serbian Orthodox Church still follows old tradition. This means that Serbs don’t necessarily celebrate Easter on the same day as Catholics or Protestants.
The International Monetary Fund warned in mid-April of the risk of political isolationism, notably Britain’s possible exit from the EU, and the risk of growing economic inequality as it cut its global economic growth forecast for the fourth time in a year
Following receipt of the World’s Most Prestigious Manufacturing Award, Tetra Pak is organising a celebration in Gornji Milanovac on 19th May. The event will be attended by Dennis Jönsson, President of Tetra Pak Group, Paulo Picca, Cluster Leader of Supply Chain Operations, Charles Héaulmé, Vice-president of Tetra Pak for Europe & Central Asia, as well as many other distinguished guests
The Greek Weekend event was held in the Republic Square in Belgrade under the patronage of the Greek Embassy in Belgrade, the Hellenic Business Association in Serbia, the Greek Tourist Board, the City of Belgrade, the Serbian Tourist Board and the Belgrade Tourist Board
The LEADER Project Serbia, a Canadian educational programme from the Richard Ivey Business School, one of the top-ranked business schools in the world, has been officially launched in Belgrade, implemented for the first time by CANSEE, the Canadian-Serbian Business Association, in cooperation with both the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Embassy in Belgrade.
As well as witnessing the commencement of EU accession negotiations, 2016 will also bring the adoption of several new laws in Serbia in order to facilitate long-awaited, thorough and deep-rooted economic reform. The Serbian government has already warned that this year will be a difficult one, due to this reform, adding that this is a price that will have to be paid by the whole of society in order for it to progress
The European standard of representation of women in the police force is 30 per cent. However, according to available information, women currently make up 23 per cent of force employees in Serbia, 18 in Macedonia, 14 in Kosovo, 13 in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 10 in Albania and nine per cent in Montenegro, it was noted at the conference of the POINTPULSE network
Historically, butlers were employed by the wealthiest families as means of keeping a close eye on their most valuable assets within the household. These individuals, usually men, were often in charge of the wine cellar, the pantry and polishing the silver, three extremely valuable commodities during the middle of the nineteenth century.
Due to the ever increasing influence of new technologies on our daily lives and business, market challenges and competitiveness, fighting for the best position on the social scale, facing an unpredictable business environment etc., businesspeople are exposed to everyday stress, exhaustion, dissatisfaction and depression
One of the year’s biggest automotive happenings, the 86th edition of the Swiss show, known locally as the Salon International de l’automobile, saw some 10,000 media representatives travel from all over the world to Geneva to attend 67 press conferences over the course of two days, on 1st and 2nd March, with the gates open to the public from 3rd to 13th March.
Belgrade Dance Festival opened at Sava Centre in front of several thousand visitors on March 19 with the choreography "Shoot the Moon" and "Stop-Motion" by Lightfoot & Leon and "The Missing Door" by Peeping Tom performed by Netherlands Dance Theatre.
Overwhelmed by a wave of refugees and what they call indecision in the EU, Austria and its southern neighbors along the Balkan migrant route agreed to tighter border controls at a meeting held in Vienna on February 24 and warned that sooner or later they will have to shut their doors entirely
The year was 1968. Legendary American artist Andy Warhol was preparing an exhibition in Sweden and decided to write the following sentence in the program: “In the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes”
Two rugby clubs from rival codes have agreed to bury the proverbial hatchet and come together, as members of the same famous old Belgrade sporting society, for the good of the games, or rather family of sports, that they both seek to develop further in this region.
Baselworld is an eight-day event that will this year be held from 17th to 24th March at the Messe Basel in Basel, Switzerland. This is the only place where will you find all the key players representing every sector from watchmakers to jewellers, from dealers in diamonds, pearls and gemstones, to all relevant suppliers
Serbia has the potential to grab some global trends when it comes to digitisation, modern agriculture and energy efficiency, becoming a regional leader in air traffic and refraining from counterproductive banking choices
January began with a famous Australian rugby league coach visiting Serbia, and ended with Serbia’s top rugby league players heading to Australia, where the boys from the Balkans are currently showcasing their skills on the biggest stage in the sport, in a bid to boost Serbia’s upcoming World Cup qualification campaign
Dragan Velikić, Winner Of The 62nd Nin Award For The Novel Islednik (Coroner).
The novel Islednik (Coroner) has brought writer Dragan Velikić his second NIN Award, a feat previously achieved only by Dobrica Ćosić and Oskar Davičo