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Marta Nešković, Researcher

Freedom Is Sticking To Self-Discipline

She completed the 14th Belgrade High School and graduated in physics at the Pierre & Marie Curie University within the Sorbonne and in socio-cultural...

Haris Pašović, Theatre Director, Professor

Balkan Culture The Best Investment

His name is synonymous with success in this part of Europe, while his theatre plays are the best part of the history of Yugoslav...

Branka Parlić, Pianist

The Art Of Pure Sound

This part of Europe was discovered by Erik Satie and New Music at a time when Gershwin and Chopin were popular, she has spent...

Ana Ivanović, retired professional tennis player

Dimensions Of Success Now Measured In Children’s Smiles

She won the French Open at the age of 20. Following the presentation of the trophy, the national anthem of the winner was recited,...

Goran Marković, Film and Theatre Director, Screenwriter

Successes Corrupts, Failures Fortify

He has made 13 feature films, mostly based on his own screenplays, has written seven theatre plays and directed several. Professor emeritus at the...

Srdan Golubović, Film Director

Serbia Today Is At The Tail End Of Europe

Of the four feature films that he’s made, three of Srdan Golubović’s works have been screened at the Berlin Film Festival. The latest is...

Ivo Goldstein, Historian

Nationalism Is Today’s Greatest Danger

He inherited a famous surname and cultivated a Yugoslav, Croatian and Jewish identity. The Yugoslav part disappeared with the collapse of Yugoslavia, while the...

Nebojša Nešković, Scientist

The Tougher Road To Traverse

A son of celebrity parents who was a musician in his youth, a successful scientist and Secretary General of the World Academy of Art...

Stefan Milenković, violinist

The Artist Always Has a Choice

As a child he was celebrated by the country that was called Yugoslavia. In fact, he was a child prodigy who played the violin...

Arnaud Gouillon, humanitarian

Serbia Has Roots, But Also The Wings

He is a Frenchman who was only 13 when he realised that Serbia had suffered great wrongdoing when it was bombed by NATO forces....

Aleksandar Boričić, President of the European Volleyball Federation (CEV)

Collector of Successes

“In volleyball I didn’t pay attention to points and sets, but I liked the last point to be mine,” says Aleksandar Boričić, who is...

Jugoslav Vlahović, Artist

General Practitioner Cartoonist

He is a cartoonist, illustrator, graphic artist, artist in the service of the press and the recipient of the greatest national and international awards....

David Vuich, Apollo Mission Member

Don’t Forget Your Roots

David Vuich was among those who participated in the mission to send a man to the Moon 50 years ago. In this account, he...

Darko Tanasković, Professor and Diplomat

We’ve Always Been Europeans, Even Without the EU

His parents provided him with a good upbringing, he completed oriental studies with ease, earned his doctorate and spent most of his career as...

Marko Nicović, Lawyer

The Serbian Eliot Ness

There is no film frame that could encompass the entire career and “life story” of the gentleman (former comrade) Marko Nicović. The glory he...

Dimitrije Vasiljević, Jazz Composer and Pianist

Jazz is a Personal Stamp

After 12 years, Serbian artist Dimitrije Vasiljević (born 1985) held two exceptional concerts in Serbia with his New York Quartet (18th May, within the...

Bojana Nikitović, Costume designer

I Don’t Have Complexes About Being From Serbia

She’s the most successful woman from this region in the film world. She was the first associate to costume designer Milena Canonero when she...

Nena Stoiljković, IFC Vice President for Asia and the Pacific

Give Your Best in Whatever You Do

Never cut corners or say that you’ll do something halfway or half-heartedly – this is the philosophy of Nena Stoiljković. It has brought her...

Dušan Ivković, one of the world’s most successful basketball coaches

It’s A Privilege To Live With What You Love

This basketball coach and FIBA Hall of Famer talks about his journey of many decades in basketball, from the moment when, as a boy,...

Simon Trpčeski, pianist

Virtuoso With An Ethno Soul

Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski (1979) performs alongside the world’s foremost orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Dutch Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Russian National...

Milorad Milinković, Film Director, Screenwriter, Football Commentator

We’re Living In Tech-noir

Milorad Milinković is shooting a television series called Kljun , which he says will be Panonian film-noir, based on a clash of mentalities Milorad Milinković...

Boris Miljković, Creative director of Serbian National Television (RTS)

No Room to Create the New

Boris Bota Miljković's artistic video works have been exhibited at New York's MoMA and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Houston Boris Bota Miljković (born...

Miljen Kreka Kljaković, Production Designer

Imagining on a Given Topic

"I primarily like to deal with historical themes in which we have to reconstruct places and times that no longer exist and are far...

Stevo Todorčević, Mathematician

Live For The Spark Of Discovery

Stevo Todorčević is reputed to be one of the world’s greatest authorities in some areas of mathematics Stevo Todorčević, born in 1955 in Mrkonjić Grad,...

Dejan Ilić PhD, CEO of ARRI Group, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Innovation Fund of Serbia

Never Be a Copy of Your Role Models

Dejan Ilić PhD is an acknowledged scientist, entrepreneur, and manager of world repute. Hailing from the village of Selevac near Smederevo, in addition to...

Miodrag Stojković, Professor Medical Faculty in Kragujevac, writer

Legacy Over Creativity

A respected and recognised geneticist, a pioneer in many scientific disciplines, including the isolation, growth and differentiation of stem cells, he studied in both...

Benjamin Schmid, Violinist

Life is More Important Than a Career

One of the most versatile contemporary violinists, Benjamin Schmid, speaks exclusively to CorD about his life, which he says is “more important than a...

Jelena Kovačević, Professor, Dean Of NYU Tandon School Of Engineering

Math Impacts Lives

From the neighbourhoods of Belgrade and a childhood love for puzzles and patterns, via Master and PhD degrees from Columbia University, working at Carnegie...

Rajko Grlić, Film Director & Producer

I’m Too Old To Grovel To Government

He has signed his name to around 30 feature and documentary films, winning the most awards in Yugoslavia and Croatia, while his latest film,...

Predrag Ejdus, Actor

Negative Selection Is Evident In Culture

This celebrated Yugoslav and Serbian actor will this year commemorate half a century of performing on stage, film and television with a great exhibition...

Slavoljub Đukić, Journalist, Writer

People Like Strong Leaders, Serbs In Particular

This long-serving political journalist and commentator of publications Borba, Večernje Novosti and Politika, and former editor-in-chief of NIN, became a partisan courier of the...

Rade Šerbedžija, Actor, Poet, Writer

People Who Hate Are Unhappy

This great Yugoslav actor, who has enjoyed a glittering international film career, talks about how – as a Serb from Croatia - he left...

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News

Richard Grenell: Serbia-Kosovo Agreement Results From Trump’s Different Brand Of Diplomacy

President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia and Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti of Kosovo took an enormous step toward a long-term...

Agreement On Normalisation Of Economic Relations Between Belgrade And Pristina Signed

President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister of the Provisional Institutions of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti signed an Agreement...

Symbols Of Belgrade Lit In Colors Of The Polish Flag

On the occasion of marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the "Solidarity" movement, Branko's Bridge, the Bridge...

Montenegro Election: First Projections Point To A Tight Race

In Montenegro, the ruling DPS was nearly neck-and-neck with its main rivals, according to early and incomplete projections of...

Gorenje To Hire 600 Temp Workers Due To Surge In Orders

Slovenian home appliance manufacturer Gorenje is hiring some 600 temporary workers to cope with a record number of orders....