From 15th Jan to 28th Feb 2016
London, Brighton, Reading, Birmingham,
Halifax, Norwich, Forest Row, Oxford and Leamington Spa
Since it started eight years ago Serbian Month has grown in size, spread and impact, an impressive development not only of individual organizations, but also the Serbian community in whole. This is undoubtedly the biggest festival of Serbian culture to date, drawing on numerous organizations and individuals.
The opening evening of the eight ’Serbian Month in Great Britain′ will take place on 15th January 2016 at St Paul’s Actors Church, Covent Garden. London will welcome distinguished pianist from Belgrade Nada Kolundžija, an internationally renowned concert pianist and Serbia’s most prominent performer and passionate promoter of contemporary music.
Further programme includes concert in Brighton by Prize-winning Serbian pianist Stefan Ćirić performing Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Adrian Prabava, while Norwich will welcome cellist Irena Josifoska and pianist Aleksandar Djermanovic from Novi Sad.
Op Sa! Balkan Band and Paprika will bring traditional Balkan music to Brixton and Camden Town, London and She’Koyokh to Leamington Spa.
Film ‘Next to Me’ directed by Stevan Filipovoc will be screened at Parliament as well as Reading and Oxford, while children from Srpskaonica School in Reading will see film ‘Fifth Butterfly’ and unusual Interactive Fairy Tales. Further on children will compete at Football Tournament, performing at Llama Park in Ashdown Forest while enjoying Magic show and Story telling, and attend Award Ceremony for Graduates of the Serbian GCSE Level Course of 2015
Programme will include commemoration of the centenary of the First World War with author Louise Miller and the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at St Sava’s Church and Serbian Embassy. Traditional celebration of St Sava’s Day will be held in London and Halifax, Church of the Holy Prince Lazar in Birmingham will open their door on Serbian Statehood Day, Serbian Council welcomes guests at Night in the Leighton House Museum and Serbian Library in London at Mini Book Fair.
Full programme of the Serbian Month is attached or visit
Organisations taking part:
Serbian Orthodox Church Embassy of the Republic of Serbia
Serbian Council of Great Britain Serbian City Club
London Sports Society British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce
Pro Art & Co Norfolk & Norwich Novi Sad Association
Istros Books Citizens Association Jadonovo 1941
Serbian Schools Jasenovac & Holocaust Memorial Foundation
Serbian Library London and many individuals
Serbian Month in Great Britain 2016
with support from
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Office for Cooperation with the
Diaspora and Serbs in the Region