Vuk Jeremic stated on Tuesday that on Serbia′s election to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee will strengthen its positions regarding the nation′s heritage.
The Serbian foreign minister stressed that it will help in efforts to prevent the attempts of renaming Serbian Orthodox Christian monasteries in Kosovo and refer to them as "Kosovar". “If they are not Serbian, than nothing is. This deals a blow to the very core of our national identity, but as of next year we will be in a much better position to protect our identity,” Jeremić said in a statement for Tanjug.
Within the Days of the Serbian culture in Russia, in Moscow today, in the House of the Russian Diaspora, an exhibition "Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky in Serbian Culture" was opened. The exhibition is organized by the Belgrade City Library and the author is Natasa Bulatovic.
At the exhibition, which is opened until November 15, materials are presented which point at close ties between the great Russian writers and the Serbian people. It is about printed materials, translations, articles of the critics, cultural activities.
Serbia has been elected as member of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee at its 36th General Conference which is being held in Paris, Tanjug learned at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
This is the first time Serbia has become a member of that body since its foundation.
We present You the multimedia project "THE ICON" based on the book of His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis "Human Face of God".
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch last Friday held a welcome speech during the lecture Enlightenment and growing up at the Kolarac Foundation in Belgrade. About this theme a few words also were spoken by: academician Vladeta Jerotic, Dr. Scient. med. Katarina Sedlecki - children gynecologist, professor Dr. Scient. med. Cane Tulic - urologist, professor Dr. Scient. med. Dragan Delic - infectologist, as well as protopresbyter-staurophor professor Dr Milos Vesin.