Events (Concerts, Exhibitions)
Artists from Serbia who participated at the International festival of folk art and craft UGRA2012 in Siberia, achieved great success representing the traditions and culture of our country. The Serbian delegation at this festival, which was founded seven years ago, was led by academician artist and icon painter Vladimir Cetkovic from Belgrade, and it was also consisted of Irena Gvozdenovic, higher custodian of the Ethnographic museum in Belgrade, and Slavica Ciric, director of the Pirot rug production Cooperative.
The Bavarian State Library in the city of Bamberg, an exhibition entitled "Treasures of eternity" has been opened.This exhibition showcases to visitors valuable biblical and liturgical manuscripts from the first half of the 11th century who have been kept in the sacristy of the cathedral of Bamberg with a collection books from the church library.
Many of these showpieces which are displayed on this occasion form the basis of the library of Saint Henry (II), Holy Roman Emperor (973-1024) who founded the diocese in Bamberg in 1007.
The Serbian church municipality in Dubrovnik, Archive of Serbia and the National Library of Serbia mutually prepared an exhibition The Culture of Serbs in Dubrovnik 1790-2010, from the Treasury of the Serbian Orthodox church of Holy Annunciation, which was opened at the Archive of Serbia. The exhibition represents a crown of the multi-year effort of the team of experts to process an exceptional cultural heritage of the Serbs in Dubrovnik. The opening was attended by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, a few bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, representatives of the Roman Catholic church and islamic religious community, as well as many figures from political, academic, cultural and public life of the capital.
With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch in Belgrade, from March 27 until April 8, 2012 the Easter fair will be held. At the press conference held on this occasion in the Serbian Patriarchate, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of Patriarch said that on the occasion of the greatest Christian holiday the Resurrection of the Lord the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac organizes a great cultural and spiritual manifestation for all the citizens of Belgrade.
An exhibition titled ‘The Golden Byzantium and the East’ will be presented from the 31st of March through the 4th of November at the Renaissance Palaces of Lower Austria. The exhibition will focus on the vital role that Byzantium played concerning the development of modern Europe and Constantinople, as it was the cradle of economy and culture.
The art and artifacts that are going to be exhibited for the first time in Central Europe cover the period from 330 until 1453, when Constantinople fell to the Turks.