Great Success of Our Exclusive Cultural Event for Diplomats and Expats in Serbia

One of the most renowned Serbian writers nowadays and renowned history professor at Becker College (Massachusetts, USA) Vladimir Pištalo gave a lecture „Undiscovered Serbia“ about Serbian cultural heritage for foreign diplomats and expats in Serbia with great success on June 17th 2019 at Belgrade City Library. This exclusive event was organized by our Association „Australiana Serba“ and there were Australian Ambassador Ms. Ruth Stewart, First Secretary of Iranian Embassy Hassan Rezaei and other honourable guests from UN, UNHCR, Embassy of Malaysia and other respectable institutions and organizations. There were also few guests from Serbian diaspora from Australia and Germany in the audience. The lecture moderator was the president of our Association Ivana Nikolić, who is also running our Kreativno Club & Workshops, while Slobodana Jelić from our Governing Board was in charge for visual part of the event. After the lecture, Vladimir Pištalo was signing his books in Serbian and English for many interested guests. Serbian national radio & televiosion network RTS reported about the lecture in the news and their T.V. show Serbia On Line (Srbija na vezi) was dedicated to this event and activities of Vladimir Pištalo, Ivana Nikolić and Association Australiana Serba.

„We are proud that the lecture was a great success and that the Department for Arts of Belgrade City Library was full. We hope that this is the first of many events of that kind. With this lecture we also officially started our „Kreativno Club“, which is designed for this kind of activities“, said our president Ivana Nikolić.

Vladimir Pištalo previously gave lecture about Serbian culture at famous Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. (USA), one of the most significant and prestigious cultural-educational institutions in the world. He also spoke about Serbia in US Congress Library on the occasion of his USA book tour and promotion of American edition of his novel „Nikola Tesla – Portrait With Masks“ published by renowned „Graywolf Press“ publishing house. „Undiscovered Serbia“ was his first lecture about this topic in his homeland Serbia. He is currently also engaged in European tour and promotion of his latest book „The Meaning of Joker“.

The sponsor of „Undiscovered Serbia“ was Serbian Beer House from Belgrade whose team presented and served luxurious Serbian crafted beer at the reception after the lecture.

Brand New Club & Workshops for Expats in Belgrade!

Brand new weekly workshops and other interesting programs are about to start! Welcome to „Kreativno“ Club & Workshops for diplomats and expats in Belgrade, where you may spend quality time, meet people, learn more about local and international culture, discover interesting places and get to know better local community and lifestyle. „Kreativno“ means „Creative“ in Serbian and describes well interesting concept of these fun and yet very educative programs. The main workshop „Kreativno“ is organized once a week and it is all about local and international literature, music, history and culture in general, but it may be very helpful for managing and making the best out of everyday life in Belgrade as well. You may also try new things from tasting crafted beers to practicing qigong and visiting archaeological sites in our Special Programs. Some of our Special Programs are completely free and some are available for reasonable fee. There is also weekly Media Workshop for young expats of high school and university age. who are interested in journalism and public relations or simply want to be more confident and skilful in different kinds of communication and public appearances. “Kreativno” Club & Workshops are organized by Association and Online Magazine & Channel “Australiana Serba” based in Belgrade (Serbia) and Sydney (Australia). Thanks to great connections in Serbia and all around the world, “Australiana Serba” is working with many outstanding professionals & organizations and that’s what makes “Kreativno” really special. President of Association “Australiana Serba” Ivana Nikolic, who is in charge for most of the “Kreativno” programs, has a master of arts in literature and languages and over fifteen years of experience in all kinds of television and digital journalism. As an author and host of over 300 documentaries about culture and history, she researches these fields for years and has an outstanding knowledge and education. Ivana is also (ex) classically trained pianist with nine years of music education in a fields such as history of music or traditional music to name a few. She is also experienced in organizing exclusive cultural events. All you need to do is to explore a little bit our workshops and other programs and choose one or more for yourself and your friends and family. We are also here to provide you with all necessary information. Contact us and join our club today! Our first exclusive event “Undiscoevered Serbia”, lecture by great Serbian writer and history professor at Becker College (USA) Vladimir Pištalo for diplomats and expats in Belgade City Library, was a great succes. Stay tuned so you may not miss out our upcoming activities. Welcome to “Kreativno” Club & Workshops! We are eager to meet you!