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VISIT TO THE SERBIAN COMMUNITY IN SAN FRANCISCO

During the visit to San Francisco, on the occasion of opening a voting place in California, Acting Consul General Dejan Radulovic had many meetings and conversations with the representatives and individuals from the Serbian community in San Francisco and surrounding area.  Acting Consul General Radulovic visited church school districts of the orthodox churches St. Archangel Michael in Saratoga and St. John the Baptist in San Francisco.  During those visits he spoke with the priests and representatives of those church school districts about the questions regarding the interest and importance of the activities pertaining to the preservation of Serbian community, as well as cooperation with the Consulate General. He also attended the morning liturgy at the church in San Francisco followed by a meeting at the church hall with our citizens where he responded to their questions.

Acting Consul General Radulovic attended the gathering of Club Tesla which works at the Serbian Orthodox church in Saratoga.  During the visit he addressed attendees and spoke about the role and activities of the Consulate General. He responded to the questions from the audience which mostly referred to the status of the citizens as well as to the support of the Consulate General in the educational and cultural activities of the club.
 


EVENING WITH WRITER NIKOLA MORAVCEVIC

The Consulate General held a literary evening with Nikola Moravcevic, the greatest contemporary Serbian writer of historical novels.

In his guest introduction, Acting Consul General Dejan Radulovic expressed the pleasure of the Consulate General which in this way wanted to express the respect and recognition of professor and writer Nikola Moravcevic for his contribution to Serbian literature. Nikola Moravcevic’s literary opus includes fifteen books or novels, of which twelve are historical.

Nikola Moravcevic spoke about the development of the literary form of historical novel in the world as well as in Serbia.  Professor Moravcevic introduced the topics covered in his historical novels. He responded to the questions of the audience, relating mostly to the creative process and the system of collecting the material and information required for the writing of historical novels.

Member of the Serbian Theater in Chicago, Vesna Zafirovski, read the selected passages from the novels “Vitez u doba zla” (‘Knight in the time of evil’) and “Grof Sava Vladislavic” (‘Earl Sava Vladislavic’).

Nikola Moravcevic resides in the United States, in Chicago since 1955.  He is the founder of the Slavic Department at the University of Illinois, where he was a Professor, Vice-Chancellor of the University and the Director of Administration for the University development.  He is an honorary Doctor of the Wroclaw University in Poland; winner of many awards and recognitions, such as the award “Rastko Petrovic” for his lifetime achievement in 2010, and the award “Janko Veselinovic” for the best historical novel in 2016.

This evening the Consulate General also displayed graphics and painting from the art studio Bokiki ART from Chicago (Irena Vujanovic and Bojan Jovanovic). Among the displayed artwork was a graphic which the authors exhibited at the Autumn Art Salon in Paris, in October of 2016.

The gallery of photographs is available here.
 


CELEBRATION OF ST. SAVA IN CHICAGO AND MILWAUKEE

Several manifestations celebrating St. Sava were held in Chicago and Milwaukee. Celebrations were held at Serbian schools as well as at church parishes.

Solemn academies with appropriate cultural and artistic program were held at Serbian elementary schools: St. Sava Academy in Chicago and School St. Sava in Milwaukee.

Also, the Academy St. Sava in Chicago organized special reception for the donors and all those who assist and support the work of this school.  Acting Consul General Dejan Radulovic attended the reception in the name of Consulate General and on this occasion he expressed his congratulations to the representatives of the Chicago school on the occasion of the holiday and school feast day (slava), as well as to the representatives of the Serbian school in Milwaukee who were also in attendance at the reception.  Mr. Borislav Bujeva, Consul General of Bosnia and Herzegovina, also attended the reception.

Attendees of the weekly school curriculum from all parochial schools also marked the school feast day (slava) St. Sava with solemn and appropriate programs.


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