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AMERICAN PREMIERE OF THE FILM "KOSOVO – A MOMENT IN CIVILIZATION"

American premiere of documentary film "Kosovo - a Moment in Civilization" by Boris Malagurski was held in Chicago.

The documentary is a film that talks about the importance of protecting Serbian monasteries and churches in Kosovo and Metohija, as well as the need for the world public to get to know the truth about the threat to Serbian cultural heritage in Kosovo and Metohija.

The film was screened at the crowded hall of St. Stephen of Decani Church in Chicago. Prior to the screening, the audience was addressed by the church priest, Aleksandar Petrovic, followed by that of Boris Malagurski, who greeted by audience's ovation. Malagurski pointed out that the film was financially supported by the Office for Kosovo and Metohija and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

After the screening, Malagurski responded to questions from the audience.

The screening of the film was attended by Acting Consul General Dejan Radulovic on behalf of the Consulate General of Serbia. The screening was also attended by Vice-Consul Darija Bugarin from the Consulate General of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Chicago.

After Chicago screening the film will also be shown in other American cities: Miami, Washington, New York and Boston.

You can see the photo gallery here.


CELEBRATION OF SERBIAN STATEHOOD DAY IN CHICAGO

Acting Consul General of the Republic of Serbia, Dejan Radulović, held a reception on the occasion of February 15th - Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia.

The reception was attended by representatives of the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago, representatives of the consular corps, representatives of Serbian organizations and associations, representatives of the church and prominent individuals of the Serbian community, as well as other public representatives from Chicago.

The reception began with the intonation of the anthems of the Republic of Serbia and the USA, which were sung by opera singer Sladjana Sarić.

Attending guests were addressed by the Acting Consul General, Dejan Radulovic, who recalled the historical events related to the Statehood Day's date. He emphasized the importance that Serbia attaches to the development of bilateral relations with the United States, the appreciation for US support to Serbia in the process of European integration, especially highlighting the intensification of further enhancement of economic cooperation. In this context, Consul Radulovic recalled the alliance of Serbia and the US during the First World War, as well as the centenary of July 28, 1918, when, by the order of President Wilson, the flag of Serbia was displayed on the White House and other state institutions in Washington in recognition of the gratefulness of the United States to the Serbian people and the Serbian army for their contribution to the Great War. He also emphasized the role of the Serbian community in the United States in the relations of the two countries, its contribution to the development of the city of Chicago and conveyed readiness for further deepening of cooperation between the sister cities of Belgrade and Chicago.

Governor of the State of Illinois, Bruce Rauner and the Mayor of the City of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel sent letters of congratulation on the occasion of the Statehood Day of Serbia.

You can see the gallery of reception photos here.


ST. SAVA CELEBRATIONS IN MILWAUKEE AND CHICAGO

St. Sava was ceremonially marked at several events in Chicago and Milwaukee. The celebrations were held at the church-school municipalities and Serbian schools. The ceremonial academies with a special cultural and artistic program was held at the Serbian Elementary School "St. Sava Academy" in Chicago and at the Orthodox Primary School "St. Sava" in Milwaukee.

Acting Consul General, Dejan Radulovic, attended the celebration in Milwaukee and on this occasion congratulated the school on their saint's day and the saint's day of the St. Sava Church, where he emphasized the importance which the Serbian elementary school has in preserving the language, religion, culture and tradition of the Serbian people, that is say in preserving the Serbian community in this city.

At the same time, Acting Consul General presented the gifts of books to students of the school, Ana Juric and Nastasia Radulovic, whose essays were awarded at the competition of elementary and high school students in the State of Wisconsin. He emphasized the importance of the achieved success and the affirmation of the Serbian school in Milwaukee.

Acting Consul General Radulovic also sent a letter to the "St. Sava Academy" in Chicago with congratulations on school's saint's day.

Sudents of Sunday School in all ecclesiastical and school districts have also formally marked the school saint's day with the appropriate program.

A photo gallery from the St. Sava celebrations can be seen here.


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