April in Belgrade: Photos from pro-democracy protests

After a sort of Easter break, the protests for media freedom and democracy continue today. They started on 3 April, after PM Aleksandar Vučić won the Presidential election, and  gathered large crowds across Serbia demanding free media, democratic control, fair elections and social justice. In Belgrade, on Saturday 9 April there were a few tens of thousands marching from the main Serbian government building in … Continue reading April in Belgrade: Photos from pro-democracy protests

Priča o dva “Balkana”

Krajem 1896., Beograd i Zagreb su bili gradići sa oko 60.000 duša sa velikim ambicijama da postanu kulturni centri emancipujućih jugoslovenskih naroda. Te godine, oba grada su imala prve projekcije filmova braće Lumière. U Beogradu to se desilo na Terazijama, u gostionici  Zlatni Krst, 6. juna, manje od šest meseci od prvog javnog prikazivanja filma u Parizu, i prvi put na Balkanu. U Zargebu, malo … Continue reading Priča o dva “Balkana”

Belgrade foodie spring: Belgrade in the throes of gastro-trends

In its bid to be Berlin of the Balkans, Belgrade has done plently of catching up with the global gastro-trends. Belgrade’s food sceene is benefiting from the increasing start-up mentality of highly educated, and tragically unemployed 20- and 30-somethings, who are trying to turn their hobbies and food passions into viable source of income.   Although we should not expect pljeskavica in ramen bun, or … Continue reading Belgrade foodie spring: Belgrade in the throes of gastro-trends