Nataša Cvijanović, assistant minister for preschool and primary education, attended yesterday’s ceremony and art exhibition held at the primary school Sveti Sava in Brod on the occasion of the 160th anniversary of the death of Vuk Stefanović Karadžić.

Noting the importance of Vuk Karadžić as a Serbian language and script reformer and first Serbian dictionary author, and of his overall scientific and literary work, she emphasized the necessity of preserving the memory of his work and results, especially among primary school children.

To this end, during this working week, schools throughout the Republic of Srpska will organize various activities dedicated to the memory of Vuk Stefanović Karadžić but also to highlighting the importance of preserving the Serbian language and Cyrillic.

‘Our goal is to indicate the importance of respecting the character and work of Vuk Karadžić through various activities, apart from the teaching process,’ said the assistant minister.

The director of Sveti Sava primary school, Ružica Maslić, said that a series of cultural and artistic exhibitions, performances and other activities would draw special attention to the importance of Vuk Karadžić for the entire Serbian race.

Source and photo: Republic of Srpska Government