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 Progressives turn media fire onto Dačić :
As the election date nears, the Progressives are using their media allies to demolish the Prime Minister’s standing, and so rid themselves of the Socialists as partners in government. Read more
Serbia’s ‘solidarity’ tax looks solid for now :
Higher earners in the public sector call the new tax unfair and even illegal – but realistic alternatives are in short supply.Read more
City tackles airport taxi rip-offs :
In a bid to stop unscrupulous taxi drivers overcharging passengers at Belgrade airport, the city authorities have set standard rates for journeys into the capital.Read more
Contemporary dance festival hopes for vintage year :
Two world premieres and lot of other spectacular treats await audiences at this year’s Belgrade Dance Festival, its director, Aja Jung, says. Read more