Saturday, July 3, 2010

Skunk Anansie – alternative attraction in Belgrade

Belgrade, June, 28. (Serbia Today) - British alternative rock band Skunk Anansie will be holding a gig at Belgrade’s Student Cultural Center on 28 June. And that’s not all! The group will also during their stay in Serbian capital to shoot the video for their song My Ugly Boy, writes daily Blic. The band will be arriving in Belgrade the day before the show in order to do some sightseeing and explore the nightlife beforehand. The organizers have confirmed Skunk Anansie have demanded quality wine, dark lager, chewing gum, vegetarian cold meals, Japanese and green teas and energy drinks in their rider.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

EXIT knocking on the door

Belgrade June 26. 2010. (Serbia Today) - Two more weeks till beginning of one of the best known products from Serbia “Exit” music festival. Organizers claims that everything is ready and Novi Sad is prepared to welcome guests from all around the world. Serbia airline “Jat airways’ announced that for the passengers with the EXIT ticket there will be some discounts, with prices even 70 percents lower then usually. Just to remind you, “Exit” will be held in Novi Sad  from July 8 to  July 11. At the Petrovaradin fortress, visitors can expect  the  world  greatest music attractions such  as Faith No More and David Guetta, Cemical brothers. There is no more one day tickets to by, but for day tickets cost around 65 EUR.

Festival of street performers in Belgrade

Belgrade, June 26. (Serbia Today)- The first street festival of entertainers Belgrade Busker Fest ended on Sunday with a carnival parade. Buskerfest is a street festival of entertainers such as magicians, acrobats, and various other street performers, such as jugglers, clowns, comedians, and musicians and is being held at five different locations around the city. In addition to domestic on the festival presenters from the world including artists from  America, Canada, Argentina, Japan, Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, Croatia and  Macedonia have also participated.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Serbia dropped from the World Cup

Belgrade/Johannesburg, June 25. 2010. (Serbia Today) – Serbia's football team lost 2-1 to Australia on Wednesday, and end the competition in South Africa at the bottom of Group D. In the third, decisive round of the World Cup group stage, Australia was up 2-0 with second half goals from Tim Cahill and Brett Holman. Serbia's Marko Pantelic scored Serbia’s only goal. Germany, who beat Ghana 1-0, claimed top spot in the group but both teams qualified for the last 16, with Ghana ahead of Australia on better goal difference. Elsewhere, the United States topped Group C to qualify for the next round, followed by England who finished second.

Ada ciganlija – Belgrade summer get away

Belgrade June 25. (Serbia Today) During the summer heat most popular place in Belgrade is Ada ciganlija. Outdoor paradise only 4 km from the city centre. Once and island that has been turned into a peninsula. Ada Ciganlija lies not far from the mouth of the Sava river. Ada Ciganlija is a place for all kinds of sport activities, but also serves as a cultural and entertainment center of Belgrade, especially during the summer. Numerous manifestations are organized involving famous writers, actors, singers, cultural societies, choirs, bands and amateur from different fields. The Ade Ciganlija offer is completed by dozens of rustic restaurants, floating restaurants and boat-houses, that preserve the Belgrade bohemian tradition. On the mainland side of the lake, there's a parking lot for about a thousand vehicles as well as the marina in the ÄŒukarica channel for boats, yacht and smaller ships. Ada Ciganlija also has shops, picnic spaces, bowling alleys, mini-golf courts, horse-drawn carriages, a tourist train, "pedal boats and canoes, as well as the environment-friendly electric-powered boat. Statistic shows that during the summer more than 300.000 visitor comes to Ada, so why wouldn’t you be one of them?

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Duel with Australia the biggest challenge

Belgrade/ Johannesburg ,June 24. 2010. (Serbia today) - Defensive player of Serbian football team Branislav Ivanovic said that the match with Australia, which is to play on Wednesday, will be the biggest challenge for the Serbian team in the World Cup in South Africa. "In the two games we won three points and that gives us confidence, but still we haven’t done anything great. The most important thing is to act as a team. We have noticed a phenomenal success against the Germans, but we should remain calm. Duel with Australia is perhaps the biggest challenge in representative careers of each of us, "said Ivanovic to Serbian journalists. We have to respond to those elements, which are their strongest weapon, be at least equal, and I believe that then we get to the quality of individual expression," said Ivanovic, who plays for London's Chelsea. The victory in the duel with Australia, 23rd June in Nelspruit, Serbia would guarantee a place in the eighth round of the World Cup in southern Africa.

Rebel yell in Belgrade 

Belgrade, June 24. 2010. (Serbia Today)  British rock musician Billy Idol performed June 21th at Belgrade park 'Usce"  in front of around  15.000 spectators. The concert lasted an hour and a half, while nearly all the time poor rain was falling. At "Usce" park audience enjoyed  hits as "Ready, steady go", "Rebel yell", "LA woman", "Eyes without face", "White wedding", "Sweet sixteen". Audience of all ages listened Idols concert. Whole Stanic family was there, father Luka (42), mother Ljilja 4O and their sons Milos (15)  and Darko (13). "We are here with our children because we want them to hear  the music of our youth, and it looks that they like it", says Luka. Group of the seven girl-friends made a special souvenir for Idols concert,  T- shirts with the verses from his greatest hits. "I created those T-shirts i wonted us to remember this evening", said one of the friends with the T-shirt "Hot in the city". Belgrade, June 23. 2010. (Serbia today) Visitors of Belgrade from June 25. till June 27.  will be able to experience and learn about Africa. The Museum of African Art will organize the "Afro-fest", event for presentation of tradition, culture and life style in the hottest continent. Visitors will be able to enjoy in the African decorative, and clothing, also one could taste culinary specialties from different parts of Africa. During the festival audience would be able to see documentary movies about Africa, and listen all musical styles from that continent. "Afro Fest" is held in Belgrade every year from 1997.