Events & News

Plovdiv, the oldest city in Bulgaria, has been officially inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture for 2019. Some 50,000 people gathered on a central square Saturday to watch the opening show dubbed “We are all colors” with 1,500 local and foreign artists on several......

For the second year in a row, Department of Geography, Tourism & Hotel Management, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, organized a lifelong education program within the CULTURWB project. This is to certify that The Generation 2019 attended and successfully finished our LLL courses! This program lasted from 23/11 to 15/12/2018 and students had the opportunity to attend courses that would help them acquire very useful competencies for future business related to cultural heritage and cultural tourism. We are very happy and proud!...

A round table "Continuing Professional Development Courses - Examples and Experiences" was held within the Erasmus + Project NETCHEM, on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 10-12h, at the Rectorate of the University of Novi Sad, in the multimedia hall on I floor. The purpose of the Round Table was to exchange experiences in organizing such courses with the members of NETCHEM and CULTURWB projects both led by our University, as well as a discussion with the faculty and university management on the possibilities for creating the conditions for the courses to live after the completion of the projects as well as their possible accreditation....

On 11 September each year, the day of the beheading of St. John the Baptist, inhabitants of the villages around Ozren mountain go to Gostilij to pick iva grass. After hiking up the hills, villagers of all social, gender and age groups pick iva grass, both individually and in groups. Iva must be picked carefully and pickers need to find it among the higher grass; the process therefore usually takes a few hours. Read more......

Singing to the accompaniment of the Gusle – a simple string instrument – is an ancient art of performing primarily heroic epics practised for centuries as a form of historical memory and an expression of cultural identity. Performances involve a complex form of interaction between the audience and performer and are based on the skills and creativity of soloist artists (guslars): the guslars’ ability to dramatize poetic content, body language and charisma are key for successful performances.Read more......