Belgrade Insight No.109
Top films arrive for FEST
The 40th edition of Serbia’s main international film festival is mainly a showcase of the best in world independent cinema. Between the February 24th and March 4th, Belgraders have 70 films to choose from.
Belgrade top in Serbia for car thefts
According to police data, drivers in Belgrade need to be the most careful people in Serbia when it comes to protecting their cars.
Front - ladies give new dimension to city rock scene
Cannot is the latest addition to Belgrade’s surprisingly deep tradition of excellent female-fronted rock bands, making a big splash with their energetic alternative sound.
Getting to know the snow
Heavy snowfall has not destroyed Belgrade’s love for life. Skiing down city streets, cheerful family sledding on the Košutnjak Ski Slopes, and making sculptures from ice and snow all show that Belgraders have adapted to the weather.
Serbia pays dear for share in Russia’s pipeline :
Belgrade has driven a poor bargain in the deal to construct part of the South Stream natural gas pipeline through Serbia – and it may complicate relations with Brussels as well. Read more
March date likely for city elections :
Ahead of early elections for the capital, predicted in March, the interim body in charge has to revise the city’s indebted budget.Read more
Đoković company embroiled in tennis court row :
The municipality of Stari Grad is taking Family Sport, the Đoković family company, to court over the use of its premises in Dorćol. Read more
Fado legend returns to Belgrade :
Mariza, the singer famous for blending traditional Portuguese fado and modern music, will perform in the Sava Centre on December 12th.Read more