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SERBIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN CHICAGO

Serbian Film Festival will be held in Chicago from November 29 – December 3, 2017.  This is the fifth Serbian Film Festival in Chicago and it will be dedicated to Ljubisa Samardzic, the giant of the film screen. The festival will open at the Pickwick Cinema in Park Ridge with the latest film by Emir Kusturica, "On the Milky Road". All other film screenings will be shown at the AMC Dine-In 18 Cinema in Rosemont (formerly "Muvico").The following feature films will be shown at the festival: "Blind passenger on a ship of lunatics", "Requiem for Mrs. J", "Military Academy 3" and "Samurai Autumn ". Also, documentary films "Тhe Promise", "Wandering Hearts" and "Panta Rei".

Actors Hristina Popovic and Masa Dakic will be the honored guests of the festival.

More details about the program and the guests can be found here.

The Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia invites movie lovers to come and enjoy the selections of this year's Serbian Film Festival in Chicago.

 


HONORING THE ARMISTICE DAY

Armistice Day was marked by a commemorative gathering held on November 11 at the Consulate General. The event was organized in cooperation with the Serbian National Defense, one of the oldest Serbian organizations in the US.

In their speeches speakers paid the respect and honored brave Serbian soldiers and all the Serbian victims of the First World War were expressed. The special honor and praise was paid to the memory of thousands of Serbian volunteers from America who participated in the First World War. The descendants of several Serbian volunteers from the United States attended the event.

Following the opening address by the Acting Consul General, the president of the Serbian National Defense, Mr. Nebojsa Zivkovic, spoke about the significant role of this Serbian organization and its first president, Mihajlo Pupin, who organized assistance and gathered Serbian volunteers in the United States.

Krinka Vidakovic Petrov, a professor and writer, former ambassador of Serbia and FR Yugoslavia in Israel, was the special guest on the occasion of the Armistice Day. A significant part of her creative and research work is summarized in several books dedicated to Serbian Diaspora in America. Krinka Vidakovic Petrov spoke about Serbian volunteers from America, their organizing, the collecting of financial assistance, of the role of women in collecting aid, and the overall engagement of Serbian Diaspora in America in the period before and during the First World War.

After a short presentation, a documentary about the most decorated woman "Milunka Savić - heroine of the First World War" was shown. Also, the Consulate General presented exhibit of documents and photographs from the records of the SND about the organization of Serbian volunteers, as well as stories about the decorated Serbs, members of the US Army during the First World War.

All attendees received the badges of Natalia Ramonda - symbol of the Day of Armistice in Serbia.

Photo gallery from this event can be seen here.


PRESENTATION OF SERBIA AT THE REAL ESTATE EXPO IN CHICAGO

The Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the United States Đerđ Matković presented the possibilities and advantages of business and investment in Serbia from the stand of the Global Real Estate Theater at the NAR Conference & Expo Realtors in Chicago. Representatives of NAR, participants of the conference and fair, representatives of NAR's partner organizations from several countries, as well as representatives of the Serbian Real Estate Cluster, attended the presentation. Ms. Alicia Matheson, a representative from the American association announced the presentation and spoke very affirmatively about Serbia.

"The presentation of Serbia at such events as this one is very important and useful. Our participation and established contacts contribute to cooperation, in attracting potential partners to invest in Serbia, to education, as well as to getting acquainted with foreign experience and regulations in the area of real estate, otherwise significant economic branches of each country," stated Nenad Djodjevic, President of the Managing Board of the Cluster Real Estate of Serbia.

This is the largest annual conference and real estate fair in the United States which brings together business people in real estate, development and investment. More than 20 thousand business people participated in the conference and fair, including the representatives of partner organizations from over 60 countries.

The Real Estate Cluster of Serbia is a partner organization of the US National Association of Realtors. Representatives of the Cluster of Serbia had numerous meetings with representatives of the NAR and partner organizations from all over the world.

You can see the photo gallery here.


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