News

Thanks to the Association of Serbs and friends of Serbia in Bergen, the famous and internationally renowned Serbian artist Bora Dugic will have a concert in Bergen on March 17. Read more

Thanks to the Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, Caritas Serbia has been providing essential supplies to refugees and migrants on the border with Croatia, helping them at the same time maintain their dignity. Read more

Norway has supported the digitalisation of Serbia’s cadastre for almost a decade, and will continue the support. Read more

On the 6th of February Sami people celebrate the Sami Day – And this year it is the 100th anniversary! Read more

Gunnar's children Sarah and Simon

As Sami people celebrate their National Day on February 6, we spoke with Gunnar about the rights and habits of Sami people, as well as his experiences from Belgrade. Read more

Photo: Bureau of Land Management on Flickr.

For the first time, our grantee ALHem took part in drafting a shadow report on Environment and Climate Change (Chapter 27 of the EU Acquis) and offered recommendations for managing chemicals. Read more

As the Embassy welcomes aboard new trainee Hannah Kvamsdal, a student in social anthropology, she has shared with us highs and so far no lows of working and living in Belgrade. Read more

Photo: Sebastien Wiertz on Flickr.

Despite having signatures of few Serbian politicians from Ivica Dacic to late Yugoslav president Dobrica Cosic, a Norwegian collector of world leaders’ signatures is coming to Belgrade for few more. Read more

With his new documentary, Serbian filmmaker Simo Brdar sheds a light on the mystery of the bloody cross which today stands as a testimony of the Norwegian-Serbian friendship. Read more

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A panoramic 360º video is taking us on one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys. Read more

Stefan

Following how Serbia-Norway relations have been fostering for years, Stefan Blanusa, new trainee at the Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, has now got a chance to see and learn how it all works from an Embassy perspective. Read more

The year 2017 has just begun, but showcase festival season has already started. Read more

For few years now, Ljiljana Cuk aka DJ Margarita has been playing Scandinavian electro pop thus transporting us into this Northern music realm by giving us a true glimpse into Scandinavian culture and society. Read more

Photo: DakiPro.

Two blogs have popped up in Serbian giving us a great insight into the Norwegian lifestyle with Serbs sharing their perceptions and experiences on everyday activities in Norway. Read more

We have compiled an ultimate guide to six new movies of different genres to see in 2017. Read more

Photo: Migrants' Rights Network on Flickr.

On 1 January, the fees for family immigration applications will be changed. Read more

Soundtrack of “Almost Paris”, a directorial debut of Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, the daughter of the well known Martin Scorsese, has been made by Norwegian Circumnavigate. Read more

Holiday season has brought good news to the University Children’s Hospital in Belgrade: the Serbian government is evaluating the options for its renovation and extension and Norway supported it with a pre-feasibility study. Read more

Newly built church in Kristiansand

Serbs in Norway are among the lucky people who celebrate both Christmases, combining thus best practices from both traditions — “julebord”, “pepperkaker”, and Christmas carols but also breaking a special loaf of bread, the so-called cesnica. Read more

Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Our grantee, Belgrade-based Group 484, has been working hard with civil society organisations and institutions at local level to create an open and tolerant society, ready to face different challenges stemming from the refugee and migrant crisis. Read more