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EVENING OF CARICATURES AND ANIMATED FILM

Consulate General presented an evening of caricatures and animated films by Zoran Jovanovic, a well known cartoonist and animator from Belgrade, whose name appears in the Anthology of the best cartoonists and illustrators as selected by the New York Times.

The best caricatures by Zoran Jovanovic, awarded at the international festivals, were on display including "General with crosses", which marked his professional career. Also presented during the evening were his animated films "Marxians", "Flags", "Antidogmin", "Libertas" and "Crazy Ship".

Acting Consul General introduced the guest who then spoke about the creative process, inspiration, influence of new technologies on the development of cartoons, engagement and experiences during his work and residence in New York. Guests had an opportunity to engage in question and answer session.

Jovanovic's creative achievements were presented at the festivals in Oberhausen, Montreal, Cracow, Sydney, Belgrade, Zagreb, London, Aspen.  Retrospectives of his animated films were held at the cinema houses at Harvard, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa; at cultural centers of Bombay, New Delhi and the Walt Disney Studio.  His works are represented at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York.

Gallery of photos can be found here


"KUMOVI" BY DUSAN KOVACEVIC AT THE CERVANTES

Dusan Kovacevic's play "Kumovi / Godfathers" was presented at the cultural center Cervantes in Chicago. The organizers of the presentation of this Serbian play are International Voices Project in collaboration with the Vitalist Theatre and the Consulate General of Serbia in Chicago.

The roles in the play were read by the Vitalist Theatre actors. The play was translated  from Serbian into English language by Dennis Barnett, professor of dramaturgy from Iowa. This was the first presentation of the play "Kumovi/Godfathers" in English.

The play was presented at the Eighth Festival of the International Voices Project, which runs in Chicago from April 17 to May 18, 2017. This is the first time that the Festival has presented a Serbian playwright. In addition to Serbia theater plays presented as part of the Festival were from Spain, Ireland, Finland, Romania, Germany, India, Australia, Wales and Sweden.

Before the beginning of the program, present guests were addressed by Patrizia Lombardi Acerra, Executive Director of the International Voices Project and Acting Consul General Dejan Radulovic, who expressed thanks for the selection of Serbian playwright for the Festival and stressed the role and importance of Dusan Kovacevic in Serbian theater and cinematic arts. After the reading of the play questions of the audience were answered by professor Barnett and actors of the Vitalist Theatre.

The gallery of photographs is available here.


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.
 


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