NOctober Opened

The Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade has for the first time organised a month of Norwegian culture in Serbia with the aim of enabling our fellow citizens to feel and taste different elements of Norwegian culture, from literature and music to film and cuisine.

NOctober Opened 2016

A Week of Norwegian Film was held under the auspices of this programme at the Cinematheque Yugoslav Film Archives from 11th to 16th October. It was opened by famous Norwegian film critic and former director of the Norwegian Film Institute, Jan Erik Holst, alongside renowned Norwegian director and feminist Anja Breien, who was also the first woman to enrol at the Film Academy in France. The Week of Norwegian Film including screenings of her films, which mainly deal with women’s rights. In addition to the film week, the month of Norwegian culture also saw the presenting of culinary specialities of Norway, a children’s choir, the jazz scene and Norwegian writers.