Belgrade Insight No.117
Drivers encouraged to pedal to city centre
Belgrade is encouraging drivers to leave their cars in the garage by offering free bicycles to those who rent spaces in certain garages.
‘Judenlager Semlin’ awaits belated restoration
Seventy years after the end of the war, Belgrade is finally building a memorial at the site of the largest German-run concentration camp in Southeast Europe.
Prometheus will delight and disappoint alien fans
The long-expected prequel to the Alien saga, by the director of the first of the four films, is a visual feast but with some irritating loose ends in the story.
Srem keeps its treasures well hidden
Fine fare and masses of mysterious ruins make Srem an intriguing and pleasant place to visit.
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