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Видовданска академија у Штутгарту

Иако су ученици Допунске наставе на српском језику у покрајини Баден-Виртемберг и у годинама пандемије вриједно обиљежавали највећи српски празник – Видовдан, из оправданих разлога изостале су Видовданске академије. На радост свих ученика, њихових родитеља, наставница и свих Срба у Баден-Виртембергу, овај велики датум поново ће бити на најсвечанији начин обиљежен. Видовданска академија биће и…

У Бечу отворени Српски дани културе

У Бечу су 27. јула 2022. године отворени Српски дани културе у организацији Интеграционо–културног друштва Фокус из Беча, а међу учесницима је и Удружење жена „Црвена ружа“ из Градишке. У оквиру манифестације, која ће трајати до 02. јула, на различитим локацијама у Бечу биће одржан разноврстан културни програм. Извор и фото: Представништво Републике Српске у…

Вучић: Нико не може да сруши српско народно јединство; На пријему највиши званичници Српске

У Палати „Србија“ одржана је свечаност поводом додјеле Видовданских одликовања и ступања на дужност предсједника Александра Вучића у другом мандату. Свечаности су присуствовали и највиши званичници Српске: предсједница Жељка Цвијановић, српски члан Предсједништва БиХ Милорад Додик и премијер Српске Радован Вишковић. Вучић је поручио Србима у Републици Српској, Црној Гори, Сјеверној Македонији, Хрватској и свуда…

22nd Homeland Assembly Held in Bukovac

The Homeland Assembly, organized by the Manjača Homeland Association from Bukovac and the Union of Krajina Associations from Novi Sad, was held on 25 June 2022 in Selište, Bukovac near Novi Sad. The event was attended by Aleksandar Vulin, Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Miloš Vučević, Mayor of Novi Sad, and Mlađen Cicović, Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia. The Homeland Assembly

Vienna Representation Will Continue to Support Serb Clubs

New premises have been opened in Linz, to be used by the Association of Serb Clubs in Upper Austria for its activities, announced Srpska’s Representative Office in Vienna noting that they will continue to support Serb clubs and associations throughout Austria in implementing their programs and contacts with local communities and institutions in this country. The common

Welcome for Kosmet Pupils in Bijeljina on Saturday

On Saturday, 25 June, Bijeljina will welcome 461 Serb pupils from Kosovo and Metohija, chaperoned by 46 teachers, who will stay with their peers for seven days in 13 cities and municipalities of the Republic of Srpska, said the president of the Committee for Assistance to Serbs in Kosmet, Milorad Arlov, for Srna. The guests from Kosmet should

Serbian Kolo Series Filmed in Washington

Portion of project filming for the Serbian Kolo documentary film and series directed by Željko Mirković was completed last week in Washington, says the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. The filming was organized with the support and organization of the Opančići Serbian Cultural Center from Washington and the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in the United States. The project was filmed in front of the White House,

Investment Potentials of Srpska Presented

A presentation of an extensive five thousand pages long investment cadaster of data from all cities and municipalities of the Republic of Srpska to Austrian businessmen and business diaspora, and a visit by bankers and investors from Tyrol to the Republic of Srpska in the coming ten days are only some of the outcomes of the two-day visit by representatives of the Srpska Investment Development Bank to Vienna.

IDB Delegation in Vienna - Enhanced Cooperation to Attract Foreign Investors

A delegation of the Republic of Srpska Investment Development Bank and head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Vienna, Mladen Filipović, exchanged opinions on the possibilities and forms of future enhanced cooperation to attract foreign investors, given the mutual goal to strengthen business environment in Srpska. IDB representatives informed Filipović about the investment profiles of Srpska and its municipalities and cities

Students of Serbia and Srpska to Mark Serb Unity Day in Pale

Students from Serbia and Republic of Srpska will mark jointly 15 September – the Day of Serb Unity, Freedom and the National Flag in Pale, announced the Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia, Branko Ružić. ‘It is a good way to nurture the relations we have and to develop cooperation in the right way’, said Ružić,

Excursion of Prosvjeta’s Serbian Language School

From 16 to 19 June 2022, the students of the Prosvjeta’s Serbian Language School from Vienna visited Banja Luka. The students are delighted with the hospitality of the people of Banja Luka, and grateful to the Prosvjeta school’s teachers for making this unforgettable experience possible. After the two-year interruption due to the pandemic, an excursion to Banja Luka was finally planned and held. This fun and educational excursion aimed to

Viennese Promotion of Srpska’s Potentials

With a two-day visit to Vienna starting today, the Republic of Srpska Investment Development Bank will continue its activities of intensive promotion of investment profiles of the municipalities, cities and overall Republic of Srpska. Today and on Wednesday, 22 June, the IDB delegation headed by the acting director, Dražen Vrhovac, will have several meetings with representatives of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce, business diaspora, and about 40 Austrian businessmen. The meetings were organized with

Gouillon: We Are Ready to Help Serbs Preserve Their Identity

The Director of the Serbian Government’s Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, met with Serb representatives in North Macedonia and expressed the Directorate’s readiness to support their efforts to preserve their identity in that country by project co-financing. Gouillon also met with the mayor of Kumanovo, Maksim Dimitrijevski, and discussed support to the Serbian

Serbian Language Lectorate Established in Ljubljana

Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, Ivana Živančević Sekeruš, and Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy in Ljubljana, Mojca Schlamberger Brezer, signed a cooperation agreement establishing the Serbian Language Lectorate in Ljubljana, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This is the first time such a lectorate opens in Slovenia. The signing of the agreement was preceded by lengthy negotiations.

Republic of Srpska Prime Minister Radovan Višković Spoke with Corfu Mayor, Meropi Ydraiou

During a several-day visit to Greece, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska, Radovan Višković, spoke yesterday in the city of Corfu with its Mayor, Meropi Ydraiou. The meeting discussed further strengthening and deepening of friendly and cultural and historical ties between the Serbian and Greek people, and expressed mutual interest in cooperation in various fields, with an emphasis on education and tourism.

Milimir Vujadinović: We Write History with Projects

It is evident that people in the Republic of Srpska and FBiH notice and feel Serbia’s constant care for the position of the Serbian people because investments cannot be denied, nor can the efforts to protect Serb property. We also listen to representatives of associations, all with the sole purpose of helping our compatriots while in no way harming others. This is a statement for Glas by the chairman of

Reception in the Eparchy of Austria-Switzerland

On 9 June 2022, Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland hosted a reception in Vienna for the producers of the documentary Jeni – a Little Light from the West: Nataša Kulašinac, director of the Istočno Sarajevo Main Library, Snježan Lalović, director of the Republic of Srpska Cinematheque, and academician Mirko Šošić, editor of the book Pale War Diary 1993-1995, which was made into the film. The reception was also attended by

Republic of Srpska Invites Diaspora to Register

The institutions of the Republic of Srpska have undertaken activities to create a database of emigrants and their associations, taking into account the significant number of citizens of the Republic of Srpska in the diaspora, as well as the great potential for cooperation. The Diaspora Register gathers data on natural persons and legal entities and associations in the diaspora, with the aim of establishing and developing cooperation between the institutions of the Republic of Srpska and

Višković Visited Serbian House in Corfu

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska, Radovan Višković, visited the Serbian House in Corfu today. Višković visited the museum exhibition Serbs in Corfu 1916-1918. On that occasion, he pointed out that his visit to the island of Corfu was an opportunity to see what our ancestors had survived and what they had had to go through so that we could enjoy

Cooperation Agreement between Istočno Sarajevo Main Library and Austrian Prosvjeta Signed in Vienna

An agreement on cooperation between the Istočno Sarajevo Main Library and Serbian Cultural and Educational Society Prosvjeta Austria was signed yesterday in the premises of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Vienna. The agreement signed by Nataša Kulašinac, the director of the Istočno Sarajevo Main Library, and Marko Sarić, the president of the Austrian Prosvjeta, was implemented with the support of the Republic of Srpska Representation in Austria, and

Austrian Premiere of Film about Jeni Ligtenberg

Last night, Vienna hosted the Austrian premiere of the documentary film Jeni – a Little Light from the West, directed by Slobodan Simojlović. Numerous prominent representatives of the Serbian community in Vienna attended the screening of the film dedicated to the Dutchwoman Jeni Ligtenberg, who was on a humanitarian mission in Pale during the last war in BiH. The film is based on the book Pale War Diary 1993-1995

Gouillon: It Is Important to Check Property Condition in FBiH

The director of the Serbian Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, pointed out the importance of Serbs who had fled the Federation of BiH /FBiH/ checking the condition of their property in FBiH because the right to private property is a basic human right. ‘It is important that Serbs who had fled the FBiH check whether their property is registered in their

UCC RS Doctors to Be Educated in Austria Again From Autumn

The meeting between the director general of the University Clinical Center of the Republic of Srpska (UCC RS), Vlado Đajić, and doctor of the AKH clinic in Vienna, Peter Frigo, agreed on continuing the cooperation between the two health institutions, and education of doctors from Banja Luka in Austria to continue in September. The meeting was attended by the head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Austria, Mladen Filipović, and Banja Luka doctor

Three-Month Serbian Language and Culture Course Successfully Completed!

In cooperation with the City of Thessaloniki, the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Greece organized free classes of Serbian language and culture, which have been successfully completed after three months. A small celebration was organized on that occasion, where the head of the Representation, Jelena Jovanović, handed symbolic letters of appreciation to all attendees. The celebration included a music program where all attendees

Traditional Kozarans Meeting in Belgrade

The traditional meeting of the people of Kozara in Belgrade held last night in the House of the Serbian Army gathered numerous admirers of the Kozara epic, representatives of the cities of Banja Luka, Novi Sad, the diaspora, the municipalities of Kozarska Dubica and Novi Grad. – The Association of Kozarans gathers people who affirm and preserve their tradition and culture and who work to strengthen the unity of the Serbian people together with the Republic of Srpska and the diaspora

Đajić Awarded Gold Plaque in Austria

The Director General of the University Clinical Center of the Republic of Srpska, Vlado Đajić, received a gold plaque in Austria for successful cooperation and special contribution and affirmation of the Serb community in Vienna, awarded by the Association of Serbian Clubs in Vienna. Together with the head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Austria, Mladen Filipović, Serbian ambassador to Austria, Nebojša Rodić, president of the Association of Serbian

Serb Children in Đevrske Learn Their Mother Tongue

The Serb village of Đevrske, municipality of Kistanje, Dalmatia, started a Serbian language school, which is attended by about thirty children. Thirty-two-year-old Sava Vojnović, president of the Association Naša kuća (our house) from Đevrske is the most deserving for affording the opportunity to Serb children to study their mother tongue outside school activities. – We recognized the need of our children. Most of them come from Đevrske, but there are also

Days of Serbian Culture – Desanka’s Days Held in Lugano, Switzerland

The Days of Serbian Culture – Desanka’s Days were held in Lugano, Switzerland, organized by the Serbian Cultural Association Desanka Maksimović from Lugano. Among others, the third secretary at the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Bern, Stefan Zlatanov, greeted the present guests. He emphasized the importance of Serbian-Swiss friendship and spoke about the position of the Serbian diaspora in Switzerland. He also devoted special

Dodik and Milisav on Situation in BiH and Serb Diaspora in Canada

The Serb member of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, spoke in Istočno Sarajevo with the Ambassador of BiH to Canada, Marko Milisav, about political situation in BiH and position of the Serb diaspora in Canada. – In the face of great pressures, Marko proved to be a great champion of the positions of Srpska, on behalf of which he was proposed as an ambassador – Dodik announced on his Twitter

All-Serbian Gathering Krušedol Bells Held

His Eminence Bishop Vasilije of Srem received the Serb member of the Presidency of BiH Milorad Dodik in the Krušedol Monastery, where the 16th Krajina Church-People’s Pan-Serbian Gathering Bells of Krušedol was held. The bishop expressed his gratitude to Dodik for all the support he had been providing selflessly to that gathering throughout the years. ‘The Krušedol Gathering is a get-together around the church, which is the strongest element

Easier to Exercise Right to Old-Age Pension in Austria for Citizens of Srpska

Фонд за пензијско и инвалидско осигурање (ПИО) Републике Српске и аустријски пензијски фонд (ПВА) постигли су споразум о поједностављењу поступка остваривања права на старосну пензију за грађане Републике Српске који су на привременом раду у Аустрији, саопштено је из Фонда ПИО. Из Фонда ПИО обавјештавају осигуранике који у претходном периоду имају остварен стаж осигурања у…

Gouillon Received Cyrillic Charter for Serbian Alphabet Protection and Promotion

Директор Управе за сарадњу с дијаспором и Србима у региону Арно Гујон добитник је награде „Ћирилична даровница“, а признање за заштиту и промоцију ћирилице додјељено му је на манифестацији „Ћирилична баштина“, на Дан словенске писмености 24. маја, у Бајиној Башти. У образложењу се наводи да је Гујон награђен због отварања школа на српском језику у…

MOST BEAUTIFUL CYRILLIC HANDWRITINGS DECLARED

У Дервенти су проглашени најљепши ћирилички рукописи од 51 пристиглог на адресу Градског одбора Српског просвјетног културног друштва /СПКД/ „Просвјета“, те побједницима уручене награде и признања. Предсједник СПКД „Просвјета“ Дервента, свештеник Далибор Ђекић рекао је да су радови стигли из Републике Српске, БиХ и Србије. „Нисмо добили ниједан рад од ученика средњих школа. Избор је…

First Serbian Primary School outside Vukovar Opened in Croatia

The first Serbian school for primary school children in Croatia outside Vukovar was opened in Đevrske near Knin, the humanitarian organization 28 June announced. The school will be attended by 30 pupils. Children from Đevrske will learn Serbian language and history at the school, as well as Cyrillic script and everything related to the culture and tradition of the Serbian people, 28 ...

Stefan Takov Won Gold at European Taekwondo Championships

Serbian national taekwondo team member, Stefan Takov, won a gold medal at the European Championships in Manchester. Takov won the gold medal in the under-74 kg category on the fourth day of the European Senior Championships in Manchester. He defeated Mehdi Jermami of France in the first round. In the following match, his opponent was top-seed Daniel Barrera Quesada of Spain, whom...

Another 15 Scholarships Covering 50 Percent of Tuition Fees for Students from Republic of Srpska

For the second consecutive year, the head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Greece, Jelena Jovanović, and representative of City College Nikos Zacharis, the head of the Career Employability & Enterprise Centre, signed a Cooperation Protocol providing for 15 scholarships to students from the Republic of Srpska at the University of York & City College which cover 50 percent of tuition fees, more specifically five scholarships for undergraduate studies...

Prosvjeta School’s Unforgettable Gathering of Children and Parents in Vienna

On Saturday, 14 May 2022, in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Vienna, the Serb Educational and Cultural Association Prosvjeta Austria and the Association for Culture Word – Color – Tone organized a Poetry afternoon for children and adults, with a guest from Serbia, the poet Svetlana Spajić. The event, which gathered a large number of children and their families, was organized with the great

Minister Klokić in Zurich at Business Diaspora Summit

SUMMIT 2022, the summit of business diaspora, was officially opened on 13 May 2022, with the participation of the top leadership of the Government of the Republic of Srpska, including the Prime Minister Radovan Višković and Minister Zlatan Klokić. Within the summit, at the meeting with the Ambassadors of BiH and Serbia to Switzerland, Boro Bronza and Goran Bradić, the ministers of the Government of the Republic of Srpska Zlatan Klokić

Tegeltija Visited St. Luke’s Church in Washington

The Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Zoran Tegeltija, visited St. Luke’s Church in Washington yesterday. Tegeltija attended the liturgy and met with the clergy and the diaspora. BiH Ambassador to the United States Bojan Vujić also attended the liturgy. Source and photo: RTRS

Višković with Investors in Zurich: Numerous Advantages of Investing in Srpska

The Government of the Republic of Srpska will continue to support and help development projects of importance for the population in all local communities in Srpska, and will provide all necessary support to future investors through the Investment Directorate, announced Prime Minister Radovan Višković. Within the Fourth International Diaspora Fair, currently held in Zurich, Višković spoke in separate meetings with diaspora businessmen

Višković: Republic of Srpska Is Fertile Ground for Diaspora Investments

The Republic of Srpska has comparative advantages and can offer our people in the diaspora to make profit by investing in Srpska, said Radovan Višković, the Prime Minister of Srpska, opening the Fourth International Diaspora Fair in Zurich today. – We have stimulating tax rates, energy sources, and the Government stands ready to offer the investors, subject to their investment,

Fourth Serbian Diaspora Business Forum Open; Višković and Đokić Attending

The Fourth Serbian Diaspora Business Forum was open in Zurich. This two-day gathering is an opportunity for cooperation between Swiss and Serbian businessmen and exchange of experiences in the field of information technology, energy, real estate, and medicine. A fair will also be held, presenting entrepreneurs from Switzerland, Republic of Srpska and Serbia, and seven local communities from Srpska. The summit will be attended by

Zurich: Fourth Serbian Diaspora Business Forum

The Fourth Serbian Diaspora Business Forum will open in Zurich today. This two-day gathering is an opportunity for cooperation between Swiss and Serbian businessmen and exchange of experiences in the field of information technology, energy, real estate, and medicine. A fair will also be held, presenting entrepreneurs from Switzerland, Republic of Srpska and Serbia, and seven local communities from Srpska.

Minister Rajčević at Expert Conference in Linz

The Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) organized the third expert conference on Digitalization: New Power for the Regions, in Linz. The introductory panel was attended by the Minister of Scientific and Technological Development, Higher Education and Information Society in the Government of the Republic of Srpska, Srđan Rajčević, who spoke about the prospects of digitalization in the Republic of Srpska and BiH

Intensified Cooperation between Gradiška and Diaspora

In the past year, the city of Gradiška has made great efforts to establish two-way communication and strengthen ties with all citizens of Gradiška who live and work around the world. Danijela Miletić Ljoljić, head of the Department for Development and International Projects in Gradiška city administration, said that Gradiška, like other cities in BiH, had a large

International Taekwon-Do Tournament Held in Thessaloniki

From 6 to 8 May, Thessaloniki hosted the World King of Taekwon-Do international taekwon-do tournament, which is considered the strongest club tournament in the world in the version of the ITF – International Taekwon-Do Federation. Over 1,000 competitors from 100 clubs from all over the world took part in the tournament. This year,

FBiH Institutions Unwilling to Help Serbs

The institutions of the Federation of BiH are unwilling to help solve the problems faced by Serbs in this Entity, including those related to property protection, mother tongue studies, and social protection, said today’s meeting of the Committee for Protection of the Rights of Serbs in the FBiH, held at the National Assembly. It is a process of which many Serb refugees

Best Work Selected on Topic Srpska in the Heart (PHOTO)

The first contest organized by the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Greece on the occasion of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Srpska, on the theme Srpska in the Heart, received 99 papers from all over our country. Students of secondary schools and final years of elementary schools demonstrated enviable knowledge of the history and culture of their homeland, which, along with the necessary writing talent,

Assistant Minister for Cooperation with Diaspora Attended Reception Marking Gradiška City Day

The Assistant Minister for Cooperation with the Diaspora in the Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation, Helena Krnetić, attended the reception organized by the Mayor, Zoran Adžić, on the occasion of marking the Day of the City of Gradiška. The reception was also attended by representatives of several prominent associations of citizens operating in the diaspora. Discussions on that occasion covered cooperation between the city of Gradiška and the diaspora in

SASA Launching Large-Scale Research on Serbian Language in Public Speech

The research team of the Institute for the Serbian Language of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts /SASA/ is launching a large-scale research on the use of the Serbian language in public speech in the media, politics and on social networks. A three-year scientific project Public Discourse in Serbia is being launched and it will examine, for the first time, in a scientific manner, the language used in public address from

Another Way to Bring Republic of Srpska Closer to Diaspora

There is another way to bring the Republic of Srpska closer to the diaspora! We have created an official Facebook page for the diaspora, for all those who want to keep up to date with everything that is happening in the fatherland, and concerns the people in the diaspora. For all those who know where their home is, regardless of their place of residence. Follow the

Business Forum in Banja Luka: Diaspora Investments of Great Importance for Srpska

Connecting businessmen in the diaspora and the motherland – opportunities and challenges is the business forum held in Banja Luka last weekend. The organizer is the Association of the Motherland, Diaspora and Serbs in the Region Koreni (Roots) of Banja Luka, in cooperation with the Srpska Chamber of Commerce, and the Association of Serbian Businessmen of Switzerland. The forum said that businessmen from the diaspora and

How to Motivate Diaspora to Invest in Srpska?

How to motivate the diaspora to invest in the Republic of Srpska? Favorable business environment with low tax rates, among other things, is one of the reasons why businessmen from developed European Union countries would decide to invest here. The task of the authorities and business community in Srpska is to retain quality workforce in order to have as many such investments as possible. This is

Račić: Diaspora Businessmen - Important Investment Potential

The business forum Connecting Businessmen in the Diaspora and the Motherland – Opportunities and Challenges, which opened in Banja Luka, gathered more than 100 participants with the goal to attract as many businessmen from the diaspora as possible to invest in the motherland. The president of the Banja Luka Regional Chamber of Commerce, Goran Račić, said that the forum was a good opportunity

Stevanović: Great Interest of Diaspora to Invest in Srpska

There are people in the diaspora who really want to invest in the Republic of Srpska, said the president of the Association of Serbian Businessmen of Switzerland, Stojan Stevanović, as a guest on the RTRS morning program. On the eve of the three-day gathering Meeting Friends from the Diaspora, starting in Banja Luka, Stevanović noted that this forum was one of the points for investors. – 150 people will participate in this economic forum

Patriarch Porfirije with Preschoolers and Nemanjići Trivia Quiz Participants

The Third International Competition Nemanjići ended in Kruševac team winning and elementary school pupils from Dvorovi near Bijeljina taking second place. The elementary school teams from Banja Luka and Bijeljina ranked among the top eight. Vukovar schoolchildren were best ranked competitors from the diaspora. Today, they attended the liturgy in the Temple of Saint Sava, served by Patriarch Porfirije.

Dvorovi Schoolchildren among the Best in Nemanjići Trivia Quiz

Schoolchildren from Dvorovi near Bijeljina demonstrated enviable knowledge of history in Čačak, at the final competition of the Nemanjići International Trivia Quiz on the topic Famous Serbs, where they took second place. Among the contestants from Serbia and Republic of Srpska in this group, the Kruševac team Nemanjina družina (Nemanja’s fellowship) took first place, while the knowledge of pupils of the Radojka Lakić Elementary School from Belgrade ranked them third.

Serbian Supplementary School in Slovenia Opens Competition for Most Beautiful Easter Tradition

After holding a competition with great success for the first time last year, the teaching staff of the Serbian Supplementary School in Slovenia announced a new, Easter art competition 2022. This year’s competition is titled The Most Beautiful Easter Tradition. ‘This year, we will select the most beautiful illustration of an Easter tradition in the Easter Competition Facebook group (ВАСКРШЊИ КОНКУРС), where works will be posted and available for voting from 21 to 25

Forum on Meeting Friends from Diaspora in Banja Luka This Weekend

Banja Luka will host a forum on Meeting Friends from the Diaspora this weekend. The organizer is the Association of the Motherland, Diaspora and Serbs in the Region Koreni (Roots) Banja Luka, in cooperation with the Srpska Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Serbian Businessmen from Switzerland. It is a three-day event, which will gather Serb businessmen from several European countries, Serbia and Republic of Srpska. Representatives

Folklore Festival in Austria – Vienna SCC Stevan Mokranjac Win

The 37th Austrian Festival of Serbian Folklore was held in Schwechat near Vienna. The organizer was the Austrian Association of Serbian Folklore, whose representatives were overjoyed for being able to hold the festival after a two-year interruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 700 participants and about 3,000 visitors.

Literary Contest Srpska in the Heart

99 works from all over our republic were sent in for literary contest on the topic Srpska in the Heart organized on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Srpska. Eligible participants were students of secondary schools and 8th and 9th grades of elementary schools from the Republic of Srpska. Best works will be selected by Serbian language professor Biljana

Tesla’s Battle for Young Members

The largest Serb club in Upper Austria, the Serbian sport and culture club Nikola Tesla from Linz, held a regular assembly and elected a new board of directors, headed by the president. After more than three hours of debate, Radenko Drinić, who had headed this association twice already, was unanimously elected president. Decision was made also about the

Saint Sava Charter Presented to Emir Kusturica in Belgrade

The celebrated director Emir Kusturica was presented the Saint Sava Charter of the Serbian Educational and Cultural Society Prosvjeta Belgrade in the crypt of the Temple of Saint Sava in Belgrade. This recognition was awarded to Kusturica for his exceptional contribution to the development of Serbian culture and art. Prosvjeta was founded 120 years ago by Serbs in BiH, with the objective to preserve the Saint Sava tradition – language, script, church, culture and customs

Serbian Flag Is the Prettiest in the World – Based on One Million People Poll Results

In a poll on the Ranker website which covered more than a million people, the Serbian flag was voted the prettiest in the world. On the ranking list of the fifty prettiest, the Serbian flag came first. Deacon Hajji Nenad Jovanović, one of our best heraldists, pointed out that the first flag noted in a historical source related to

Pevulja: Serbian Language Abounds in Beautiful Words

The Serbian language abounds in beautiful words and should be nurtured, said Duško Pevulja, a Serbian literature professor at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Banja Luka, as a guest on the RTRS morning program. He also spoke about the most beautiful Serbian word praskozorje (daybreak), as well as about other things related to language and script. – Praskozorje is not the most beautiful Serbian word, only

Cicović: Tourism Economy Needs to Catch up with Global Trends

The head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia, Mlađen Cicović, said that tourism economy needed to catch up with global trends, which is why everyone in Srpska had to make full contribution in order to achieve that goal. After visiting the Republic of Srpska exhibitors at the 43rd International Tourism Fair in Belgrade, Cicović pointed out that he

Minister Klokić for Srpskainfo: I Invite Diaspora to Join the Register, We Are Assembling for Mutually BENEFICIAL PROJECTS

The most frequent question I hear about EU projects is – how do I know which call is open!? It is precisely by feeling the pulse of the population that we have designed and created the interactive web platform EU Projects. Zlatan Klokić, the Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, said that in an interview for Srpskainfo, talking about the new site launched by

Gouillon at UNS Media Conference: Supplementary Schools Preserve Serbian Language in Diaspora

The eleventh media conference of the diaspora and Serbs in the region was dedicated to the topic ‘Our role in preserving the Serbian linguistic and cultural identity’. The conference was organized by the Journalists’ Association of Serbia with the support of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a combined online and live format, at the premises of UNS Press Center in Belgrade.

Prosvjeta Vienna – New President, Same Goals

On Saturday, 19 March, the ceremonial hall of the St. Sava Church in Vienna accommodated the Fifth regular electoral assembly of the Board of the Serbian Educational and Cultural Society Prosvjeta in Austria. The hall was full, all reports and plans were published and approved, work results were summarized, awards were presented, and the Management was reinvigorated. At this assembly, after more than ten years since its founding,

Invitation to Join Diaspora Register

You live in the diaspora, but want to keep up to date with all the events from the homeland? You want to keep in touch with our people? You want to follow the work of our associations and cultural and artistic societies around the world? Join the DIASPORA REGISTER to have access to all that. It is a completely voluntary record of our associations, organizations and individuals abroad,

RS Expecting Long-Term Effects: More and More Citizens Join the Diaspora Register

The interest of RS citizens to join the Diaspora Register is growing on a daily basis, confirmed the RS Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation for the InfoBijeljina portal. ‘Since January 2022, when the Register was established, until today, we have been receiving more and more queries and entries. Entry in the Register is a long-term activity, which will achieve its full results

Klokić: Cooperation with Diaspora Is of Great Importance for Institutions of Srpska

Cooperation with the diaspora is of great importance for the institutions of the Republic of Srpska, said the Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, as a guest on the show Zajednički Talas (joint wave), on the Radio of the Republic of Srpska. The intent of the line ministry is to raise the cooperation to a higher level, regulate it with appropriate documents, and create conditions for achieving the goals and priorities set by the strategic documents,

Herzegovina House – World’s Best Sustainable Tourism Story

The city of Trebinje’s Herzegovina House won the election for the world’s best story about sustainable tourism. The competition was part of the Berlin International Tourism Fair. A Peruvian and Canadian story took the second and the third place respectively. Another recognition for Trebinje, of global level, in the field of tourism. Trebinje’s headman says that this is a great success of the city,

Krnetić: Diaspora Register Is Necessary Step

The Republic of Srpska has a fairly large emigration. Our people have been leaving for the West and the East for decades. Srpska maintains institutional cooperation with them through visiting officials, by organizing forums and in other ways. The register of emigrants has also been completed. The Assistant Minister for Cooperation with the Diaspora, Helena Krnetić, pointed out that the register was a necessary step for diaspora mapping. – The register will

Banja Luka – Hurghada Direct Flight at End April

During the meeting with the Serb member of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, the Ambassador of Egypt to BiH, Yasser Sorour, announced that a Banja Luka-Hurghada direct flight would start operating at the end of April. Ambassador Sorour said that this would improve significantly the cooperation in the field of tourism between BiH and Egypt. Dodik received Sorour in Sarajevo for an inaugural visit, during

Banja Luka Students Clashed Views and Ideas with Colleagues from Serbia and Slovenia

Students of the Faculty of Political Science (FPS) and the Faculty of Law of the University of Banja Luka (UNIBL) took part in the 14th regional seminar for political science students, held on Zlatibor from 5 to 8 March. According to Ljubiša Aćimović, president of the FPS Student Club, during these four days they had the opportunity to participate in workshops in the field of digital communications,

Invitation to Second Handball Camp Mladen Bojinović Dugi - Trebinje 2022

The second handball camp Mladen Bojinović Dugi – Trebinje 2022 will be held from 30 June to 7 July 2022 in the City of the Sun tourist and sports complex in the city of Trebinje. The handball camp is led by Mladen Bojinović, former captain of the national handball team of the Republic of Serbia, and Živojin Maksić. The handball camp includes theoretical and practical

8 March - International Women’s Day

Today is 8 March – International Women’s Day! It commemorates the first public protest of women employed in the garment and textile industry in 1857 in New York. The textile workers protested against poor working conditions and low wages. The 8 March protests became a tradition in the following years, and those most massive took place in 1908, when 15,000 women

Vučić Received Serbian Children: Love Will Always Welcome You Here

President Aleksandar Vučić received children of Serb nationality from the region today, and told them that Serbia was their country, their own territory where they would always be welcomed by love, wherever they came from. Vučić received the children who came to the capital of Serbia from Croatia, North Macedonia, Slovenia and Bosnia

Scholarship Competition for Young Members of Serbian National Community from Countries in the Region

With its policy of good neighborly relations and openness towards equal cooperation with all countries in the region, the Republic of Serbia is permanently interested in the free development of the Serbian national community in neighboring countries. Pursuant to the Law on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, the phrase ‘Serbs from the region’ means members of the Serbian people living in the Republic of Slovenia, the Republic of Croatia,

Video Meeting with Writers from Republic of Srpska Held at Mayakovsky Library

On 26 February 2022, a video meeting with contemporary writers from the Republic of Srpska – Sanja Savić Milosavljević and Vesna Kapor – was held at the Mayakovsky library in St. Petersburg. The event was organized by the Republic of Srpska Representation in the Russian Federation. The meeting took place in a friendly atmosphere, the writers talked about their lives, creative path and plans for the future, answered

Republic of Srpska's 30th Birthday Celebrated in Rotterdam

The Republic of Srpska celebrated its 30th birthday. On the occasion of the Day of the Republic of Srpska, the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Brussels in cooperation with the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in Rotterdam held the celebration for the second time on Sunday, 20 February, to gather our people and celebrate this great event. The celebration was attended by the Republic of Srpska representative from Brussels

Diaspora Register Established

A REGISTER OF DIASPORA has been established in the Republic of Srpska, and entries in the Register are already being made. The Diaspora Register is one of the activities carried out by the Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Government of the Republic of Srpska, with the aim to strengthen cooperation with the diaspora. The Ministry invites citizens, organizations and associations in the diaspora to visit the diaspora website https://dijasporars.com/registar-dijaspore/, fill

Klokić: Significant Marking of Srpska Jubilee in Belgrade

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, said that it was of great significance that the jubilee – 30th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Srpska – was solemnly marked in Belgrade, thus continuing the tradition that was briefly interrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic. – This is a date that is very significant for

30 Years Today, Republic of Srpska Adopted Constitution

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Republic of Srpska, a public discussion on ‘30 years since the adoption of the first Constitution of the Republic of Srpska: fighting the evil spirit of the abolition of the Republic of Srpska with the letter of the Constitution’ was held in the Belgrade City Assembly. The invitees and guests were addressed by the Presidents of the Parliaments of Srpska and Serbia, Nedeljko Čubrilović and Ivica Dačić, and Head of the Representation, Mlađan Cicović. Professors and analysts from Srpska and Serbia participated in the discussion.

Public Discussion on 28 February in Belgrade on Occasion of 30th Anniversary of Constitution of the Republic of Srpska

On 28 February at 17.00, in the Old Palace, Belgrade City Assembly, main entrance, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Republic of Srpska, the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Serbia organizes a thematic public discussion on ‘30 years since the adoption of the first Constitution of the Republic of Srpska: fighting the evil spirit of the abolition of the Republic of Srpska with the letter of the Constitution’. This year’s jubilee celebration of 28 February – the day of the proclamation

Most Conference Is Step towards Raising Awareness of Serb People Unity

The student conference Most on Zlatibor is another step towards raising awareness of the unity of the Serb people, said tonight Rado Bjelica, a former Republic of Srpska student in Serbia, addressing the conference participants on behalf of the Serb member of the BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik. Bjelica noted that young people were the backbone of the vitality of every nation, a generator of ideas, and energy

Čubrilović at Days of Republic of Srpska in Banat

The President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska, Nedeljko Čubrilović, currently in Kikinda, attending the Days of the Republic of Srpska in Banat, said that marking the 30th birthday of the Republic of Srpska was very significant, especially there, where a large number of Serbs who had fled Krajina lived. He thanked the homeland associations in Banat for the invitation to attend the Days of the Republic of Srpska in

Take Better Care of Serbian Language

Neither institutions, nor society, nor individuals are taking sufficient care of the beautiful Serbian language, and the irresponsible attitude towards such beauty and wealth is inexplicable, said Duško Pevulja, a professor at the Faculty of Philology at the University of Banja Luka, in Mrkonjić Grad on the occasion of Mother Language Day. – I have no answer to the question why we do not. The vital and true care

Filipović: Austrian Interest in Organic Products

This year, the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Austria will continue to develop the strategy for promoting Srpska’s tourism potential, as well as domestic, organic products, which enjoy great interest on the Austrian market, notes the Head of this Representation, Mladen Filipović. Filipović says that there are plans to present a concept of promoting domestic, organic products in Vienna, on the model of Krajina House and Herzeg

Gouillon Received Srpska Students Studying in Serbia

The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, received at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs students from the Republic of Srpska who are acquiring their academic titles in the motherland Serbia. – I enjoyed talking to them, I listened to their ideas, and confirmed the support of the Directorate for their future projects. The first project to follow will take place this weekend

Gouillon Invited Serbs to Nurture Their Mother Language

On the occasion of the International Mother Language Day, celebrated today, the Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, invites the Serbs scattered around the world to preserve their identity by speaking Serbian with their children and enrolling them in supplementary Serbian language schools. During the past year, the Administration was particularly involved in their opening and operation.

Tegeltija: Diaspora Interested in Cooperation with Republic of Srpska

The Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Zoran Tegeltija, said today in Munich that he was satisfied with the great interest of the diaspora to be actively involved in the economic and business development and life of the Republic of Srpska. – It was an honor for me to visit the Serbian church community in Munich today, to meet with the faithful and priests, and to speak about all their

Mexico City Landmarks in Republic of Serbia Flag Colors

On the occasion of the Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia, in the evening of that very day, the colors of the Serbian tricolor illuminated the landmarks of Mexico City, one of the largest metropolises in the world. ‘This wonderful gesture once again confirmed the decades-long strong friendship and closeness that exists between Serbia and Mexico,’ announced the Serbian Embassy in Mexico. The event was organized in

Niagara Falls in Serbian Flag Colors

With 12,600 led light bulbs and 1,400 modulators, Niagara Falls were illuminated in the colors of the Serbian flag again this year. Owing to the successful cooperation between the two countries, Serbia and Canada, on the occasion of the Serbian Statehood Day, at 10.45 pm Canadian time, the Serbian flag illuminated the place where the first Tesla’s power plant was built. The most deserving for the realization is master of light Slobodan Marin

Dodik: Serbs Have Two States – Srpska and Serbia

The Serb member of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, said today in Orašac that the Day of the Statehood of Serbia was seen as a joint holiday in the Republic of Srpska. – In the Republic of Srpska, we celebrate this day as our own. We look at Serbia as the motherland. Serbia gives us guarantees and refuge, Serbia is here to offer us comfort, help, encouragement, incentive, and

Cvijanović: President Vučić, You Honor Me and Srpska

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, was awarded the Order of Serbia on the ribbon today on the occasion of Sretenje – the Day of the Statehood of Serbia. The Order was presented to the President of Srpska in Belgrade by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, at the ceremony of awarding Sretenje decorations. The President thanked Vučić for this high decoration, saying that she would wear the Order with great pride starting today. – For

Gouillon: We Are Active in Protecting Minority Rights of Serbian People

The thirteenth Conference of Serbian National Organizations from the Countries of the Region was held at the Matica Srpska in Novi Sad. The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, said that during the preceding year the Directorate had supported numerous projects in the fields of economy, culture and language with 44 million dinars, which were implemented by organizations of Serbs from

Biseri Cultural and Artistic Society – Serbian Tradition Guardians in Paris

Members of the cultural and artistic society Biseri from the town of Drancy near Paris have been demonstrating for years how to preserve our tradition and folk dances far from the homeland, and love for dancing and Serbia has triumphed over the coronavirus pandemic that was preventing their gathering. The president of the Society, Goran Jablanović, told Tanjug that the cultural and artistic society

Documentary Film Tesla Nation on US Public Broadcasting Service

The feature-length documentary Tesla Nation directed by Željko Mirković will premiere on the US public broadcasting service PBS, on Cleveland’s WVIZ World channel, on 16 February at 7 pm, to honor the Serbian Statehood Day, the producers announced. The narrator of the work and playing the role of Nikola Tesla in the feature segment is our actor who has lived in the USA for two decades –

Diaspora Is Returning Home

More and more returnees to Serbia from Canada, America and Australia In October 2021, the number of Serbs in the diaspora recorded a decrease by 92,000 citizens compared to the same period preceding year, and the positive trend of return of our people from abroad is especially evident in the young and highly educated, whose return was accelerated by good business opportunities in Serbia, in addition to the epidemic.

Another Successful Cooperation between Republic of Srpska Representation and City of Thessaloniki

Also this year, the Lifelong Learning Department of the Municipal Directorate of Education of the City of Thessaloniki, in cooperation with the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Greece, is organizing a free Serbian language learning program for beginners (level A1) from March to June 2022, lasting a total of forty-eight (48) hours. Registration for the course starts on 14 February at 09:00

Srpska to Have Diaspora Register

Srpska is going to have a Diaspora Register. This very Register might be a useful move that opens the possibility of additional investments by emigrants in their homeland. The registration has already started. Citizens in the diaspora can visit the diaspora webpage and fill out the form to register. Once the security of their investment is provided,

Session of Serbia-North Macedonia Intergovernmental Mixed Commission for National Minorities

The State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nemanja Starović, co-chaired today a session of the Intergovernmental Mixed Commission for National Minorities with North Macedonia. Held for the first time after 17 years, the session was dedicated to discussing the position of the Serb community in North Macedonia and the Macedonian national minority in Serbia, and ways for their improvement. The Secretary of State assessed

Day of Republic of Srpska Celebrated in Stuttgart

The Day of the Republic of Srpska was celebrated in Stuttgart, organized by the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in the capital of Baden-Württemberg. ‘I feel great satisfaction and pride when I see that our diaspora is also celebrating the Day of the Republic of Srpska with great love, even though they are so far from the motherland,’ said the Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation, Zlatan Klokić. The birthday of the Republic of Srpska

Cvijanović: Diaspora Is Important Resource and Great Development Opportunity for Srpska

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, and representatives of Srpska’s diaspora associations in Switzerland stated at today’s meeting in Zurich that the diaspora was an important resource and a great development opportunity for the Republic of Srpska and that there was huge room for further institutional connections, and for development of economic and business ties. The President of Srpska informed her interlocutors about the current

Cvijanović Meets Serb Diaspora Associations in Switzerland

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, is currently in Switzerland, where she met with the associations bringing together the Serb diaspora in this country. – Gratitude to the diaspora representatives for the constructive conversation and commitment to the Republic of Srpska. The diaspora is an important resource and a great development opportunity for the Republic of Srpska, and we stated at the meeting that there was mutual commitment to additional institutional connections and

Cvijanović Meets Children in Zurich Holy Trinity Church

During her visit to Zurich, the President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, met today with children in the Church of the Holy Trinity. – A very dear meeting in the Church of the Holy Trinity in Zurich, with children who have nurtured our tradition and identity in this area since they were little – the President of Srpska wrote on Instagram. Cvijanović is in Zurich to celebrate the Day

Day of Republic of Srpska Celebrated in Switzerland

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, is currently in Switzerland, attending the celebration of the Day of the Republic of Srpska, organized by the Serb community in this country. The celebration started with the liturgy and breaking of the slava bread in the Church of the Holy Trinity in Zurich. – I am happy to be here today and to have the opportunity to participate with our people in the celebration

Shared Goal to Preserve Cultural and National Identity of Serbian People

On 2 February 2022, the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, Natalija Trivić, had a working meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Culture and Information, Maja Gojković, where readiness was expressed to further strengthen endeavors to expand cooperation, joint program activities and events in order to preserve Serbian culture, tradition and language. Gojković and Trivić

Invitation to Diaspora Register

We invite all citizens in the diaspora to fill in the relevant form and thus join the Register of the Diaspora of the Republic of Srpska. The goal of the Diaspora Register is to create an active network that will encourage communication, economic investments, exchange of knowledge and experiences between the diaspora and the institutions of the Republic of Srpska. Establishing diaspora records by geographical representation, as well as by qualification structure and occupation

30 years of Republic of Srpska in the United States

Serbian community of Milwaukee, United States of America, celebrated the thirtieth birthday of the Republic of Srpska. About 500 guests attended the central ceremony, including special guests: Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Washington Obrad Kesić, Serbian Consul in Chicago Milan Varadinović, and first counselor of the Serbian Embassy in Washington Jovana Nedić, as well as

Invitation for Srpska Pupils and Students to St. Petersburg History and Culture Olympiad

The Republic of Srpska Representative Office in the Russian Federation invites pupils and students from the Republic of Srpska aged 14-18 who are studying Russian to participate in the Olympiad in History and Culture of St. Petersburg. The Olympiad will be held remotely from 7 February to 24 April 2022. Participation is free. The language of the Olympiad is Russian. The organizer is the Petrograd

Cvijanović at St. Sava Academy in Skopje: Peace and Regional Stability Are What We Strive For

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, pointed out that Srpska wanted to strengthen institutional cooperation with North Macedonia, and expressed confidence that Serbian community in this country could be a strong link for further connecting the institutions, as well as businessmen, artists, academic communities, athletes and many others. Addressing tonight’s St. Sava Academy at the Macedonian National Theater

Invitation to Serbs from Bihać Settlement of Lohovo to Apply for Legal Assistance

The Committee for Protection of the Rights of Serbs in the Federation of BiH /FBiH/ invites Serbs from the Bihać settlement of Lohovo to contact legal aid offices in order to protect their land rights. The Committee informs Serbs from this Bihać settlement that the Municipal Court in Bihać, the Land Register Office, announced establishment and replacement of land registers for the cadastral municipality of Lohovo under

President of Srpska Visits Cultural and Artistic Society Srpski Vez

After the meeting with the Mayor of Kumanovo, Maksim Dimitrievski, the President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, spent time socializing with the members of the Cultural and Artistic Society Srpski Vez. A pleasant cultural and artistic program was prepared for the delegation from the Republic of Srpska led by the President. As a reminder, the President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, is on a two-day official visit to North Macedonia. In Skopje, she will meet with the President

Legal Assistance and Information Provided to FBiH Serbs to Prevent Property Seizure

Belgrade hosted a presentation of the activities of the Office for Legal Assistance to Serbs Claiming the Right to Real Estate in the Federation of BiH, and the Srpska zemlja portal. Serbs from the Federation can now obtain information about their rights more easily and take active involvement in order to prevent the cantonal and federal authorities from permanently seizing their property, without their knowledge, in a non-transparent process of establishing new land

Klokić: Srpska Now Has Diaspora Register, Registration Already Started

At its latest session, the Government of the Republic of Srpska passed the Decree on the establishment and keeping of the Diaspora Register. The registration has already started, and passing of the Decree was a necessary step to register our diaspora and plan adequate cooperation accordingly, notes the Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation in the Government of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić.

Stanojević: Diaspora Can Break the Blockades on What is Important for Srpska

The President of the Assembly of the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Dragan Stanojević, said that everything coming from the Republic of Srpska to the diaspora was positive and that moves of the institutions of Srpska indicated a strong will and desire to strengthen all ties with people in the diaspora. Stanojević said that the Republic of Srpska had to specify strategic goals

Literary Contest on Topic Srpska in the Heart

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Srpska, the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Greece is organizing a contest for best literary work on the topic Srpska in the Heart, announced the Republic of Srpska Representation in Greece. Eligible participants are students of secondary schools and 8th and 9th grades of elementary schools from the Republic of Srpska. The award for the best work is a five-day

Klokić: New Link with Roots through Register

The Republic of Srpska continues to strengthen ties with the diaspora, and a new step towards that goal is a specific register whose establishment and keeping was supported yesterday by the Republic Government. Connecting Srpska, which, along with Serbia, is seen by many as the motherland of the Serbian people and people in the diaspora originating from this area, has been set as one of the priorities for

Republic of Srpska to Establish Diaspora Register

The Government of the Republic of Srpska passed the Decree on establishing and keeping the diaspora register. This Decree lays down the establishment and keeping of the diaspora register of natural and legal persons and associations abroad, the manner of applying for entry in the register, and other issues related to the register. The register is established for systematic collecting, keeping and

Gouillon from Chicago: Srpska is Foundation and Refuge to all Serbs West of Drina Who Found Peace and Freedom There

The director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region attended the celebration of St. Stephen, the Slava of the Republic of Srpska, in Chicago together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Selaković, and other members of Serbian delegation. The Association of Serbs from the Republic of Srpska in that American city organized the celebration of St. Stephen in the church hall of the Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Chicago.

Klokić: Important to Hear Srpska’s Voice about Events in BiH

The Minister for European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, told RTRS that role of Republic of Srpska representative offices in the world was significant, because it was important to hear the voice of Srpska about political events in BiH. Klokić said that the representations were endeavoring to make the voice of the Republic of Srpska heard, and were actively working on promoting

The People Will Never Give Up on Srpska

The freedom of Serbs is not to the detriment of others, the gathering around the Republic of Srpska is not spite, but realization of a dream, and most importantly, behind it all is the people who will never give up the Republic of Srpska. Among other things, this was highlighted at the ceremonial parade on the occasion of the Day of the Republic and its first 30 years of existence, which was attended by a large number of citizens.

Klokić: Diaspora Register for Adequate Cooperation

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation, Zlatan Klokić, told Srna that the Government had been submitted for adoption the Decree for the establishment and keeping of the diaspora register, a step required to enable Srpska to register the diaspora and plan adequate cooperation accordingly. - This will specify our data about the number of emigrants, the structure and ...

Best Is Yet to Come - Four Projects of Special Pride for Minister Klokić

Although the pandemic has slowed down various processes everywhere, we have not stopped working and finding new ways to connect with the diaspora, Europe and the whole world. The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, said this summarizing the past year. The Minister singled out four projects that are his special pride. The first is

Assembly of Our Students Abroad

Winter OSSIlation, the General Assembly of the Organisation of Serbian Students Abroad, opened last night in Novi Sad, where member of the City Council for Education Dina Vučinić greeted the present students currently studying in Italy, Germany, Hungary, Great Britain, Slovenia, Russia, Czech Republic, Ireland, Turkey, France, the Netherlands, Norway, US, Austria, Belgium and China. ‘Novi Sad is a university

First Serbian Language School in Benkovac

Learning Cyrillic, the first supplementary school of the Serbian language in Benkovac, Croatia, which was financially supported by the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, is now open in the church hall and attended by 21 students. The teachers at the school are priests’ wives Jelena Božić and Momira Savić. Within a competition for co-financing projects in the region, the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region approved

Motherland-Diaspora Summit in Novi Sad: Goal to Build Modern State

The summit entitled Meeting of the Motherland and the Diaspora, Serbs in the Region and Friends of Serbia was held at the Novi Sad Fair and Vojvodina Chamber of Commerce. The summit aims to build a modern, organized, developed and patriotic state, said the provincial government. The recipient of the charter and letter of appreciation, and one of the patrons of the event, the Provincial Secretary for Economy and Tourism, Nenad Ivanišević

Selaković: Need to Bring Serbian Diaspora in France Even Closer Together

Today, at the end of a two-day official visit to France, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Selaković met in Paris with representatives of the Serbian diaspora and discussed the position of Serbs in that country and the need for associations to work together to nurture their identity while promoting Serbia and Serbian culture. At the meeting, Minister Selaković

Invitation to Scientists and Innovators from Diaspora

In order to improve the quality of research and innovation in the Republic of Srpska, the Ministry of Scientific and Technological Development, Higher Education and Information Society of the Republic of Srpska issues a public invitation to scientists and innovators in all fields, born in the Republic of Srpska and working abroad, to apply to the Diaspora Register available on the Republic of Srpska and the Diaspora portal at https://dijasporars.com/registar-dijaspore/, to

Selaković and Klokić Signed Memorandum on Cooperation in Diplomatic Education

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Nikola Selaković, signed a Memorandum on Cooperation between the governments of Serbia and Srpska in the field of diplomatic education in Belgrade today. After signing the Memorandum, Klokić and Selaković explained that this document set the legal framework for the education and training of young and talented people from the Republic of Srpska at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia. Klokić thanked Selaković, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and the Government for supporting Srpska in all fields, as confirmed by the cooperation document signed today.

Assistant Minister at Forum of Young Talents of Motherland and Diaspora

The first forum of young talents from the motherland and the diaspora was held in Banja Luka on 6 and 7 December, in a hybrid format, with the participation of young people from the Republic of Srpska, Serbia and abroad who are studying at prestigious world universities and faculties.

Cvijanović: Huge Potential in Connecting Motherland and Diaspora

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, assessed that the process of connecting the motherland and the diaspora through exchange of ideas, proposals and initiatives of young talents, as a strong link, was a very useful and huge potential.

Minister Klokić Opened Young Diaspora Talents Forum

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation, Zlatan Klokić, opened the 1st forum of young talents from the homeland and the diaspora, which is being held in Banja Luka on 6 and 7 December, in a hybrid format due to the coronavirus pandemic. The participants are young people from the Republic of Srpska, Serbia and abroad who study at prestigious world universities and faculties. The forum

Preserve Serbian Language and Cyrillic Script - the Foundation of Cultural and National Identity

Cultural heritage is the spiritual and moral backbone of a nation, and preservation of cultural heritage is a question of identity, especially of the Serbian people, said the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, Natalija Trivić. – The historical framework in which we live imposes a special responsibility on us, so as not to break this vertical connecting the ancestors with new generations – said Trivić

SRPSKA IN HEART - Branislav Krunić: Heart Is Where Home Is (Video)

The most important of the less important things in the world – football, took Branislav Krunić from his native Herzegovina to Russia and other countries where he was achieving notable results. The world of football enables athletes to learn about other cultures, but just like with Branislav, the heart is where the home is and a few years ago, he returned to the Republic of Srpska and has been passing on and revealing football

SRPSKA IN HEART - Vienna: Association of Serbian Clubs, Guardian of Culture among Serbs

Vienna has always been a cosmopolitan city, and the presence of Serbs there dates back to before the 17th century. Many famous Serbs have lived and worked here, using the advantages and position of the Austrian capital. Even today, Vienna is a unique cultural center of Serbdom. A large number of Serbs living and working there endeavor to preserve their culture, gathered in unions and associations.

Eighth Sitting of the Committee on Diaspora and Serbs in the Region

At the sitting held on 19 November 2021, the Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region was presented the work of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region in 2021 and plans for 2022, by the acting director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon. Gouillon said that this

Competition for Allocation of Large Livestock to Returnees in BiH

The Center for Support to Returnees in the Una-Sana Canton of BiH, which received funding from the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region for project co-financing, published a competition for the allocation of 35 heavily pregnant heads of large livestock. Eligible applicants are returnees to the Una-Sana Canton, BiH citizens engaged or intending to engage in agricultural production – production of milk and/or dairy products.

Diaspora Helping Lopare Veterans’ Organization: New Display Cases for Memorial Room

The exhibition in the Memorial Room in Lopare, built in memory of the soldiers from the area of Majevica who gave their lives for the creation of Srpska, will soon be completed. The Memorial Room contains photographs of 242 killed soldiers, 15 civilian victims, three war flags, emblems of war units, memorial book, combat uniforms and trophies, as well as soldiers’ handicrafts, order of battle maps, and magazines of war

Filipović: Rigorous Measures for Entry and Stay in Austria

Austria has introduced rigorous measures, lockdown for the unvaccinated, as well as stricter measures at the border for entry and stay, said Mladen Filipović, the head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Austria, as a guest on the RTRS morning program. – Entry is restricted also for citizens of the Republic of Srpska, the 2.5 G rule applies, allowing entry only to those who have been vaccinated, who have

Held Conference on Property Protection in FBiH

The Provincial Fund for Refugees, Displaced Persons and Cooperation with Serbs in the Region organized in Novi Sad a conference on the protection of property rights of Serbs in the Federation of BiH /FBiH/. The Director of the Fund, Duško Ćutilo, noted exceptional importance of the topic of protecting Serb property in FBiH. ‘The purpose of today’s conference is discussion with the associations of Serbs in

Arnaud Gouillon Opened Serbian Folklore Festival in Switzerland

After a two-year interruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Serbian Folklore Association of Switzerland organized a folklore festival in the City Hall in Dietikon, Canton of Zurich. The festival was officially opened by Arnaud Gouillon, Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. Gouillon pointed out that the Administration had been supporting folklore manifestations

Serbs Expelled from FBiH and Croatia to Apply for Housing

The Committee for Resolving the Housing Issue of Serbs Expelled from the Federation of BiH and Croatia called on all those exiled from those territories who do not have a roof over their heads in Serbia, to fill in the online survey questionnaire on the prognani.rs website by 15 December and thus take the first step in solving this existential problem. Committee representative Slađana Roža explained that

Renowned Serbs Quiz Competition

The Renowned Serbs project is the most massive cultural event of educational character to be held this year, which aims to bring together young people from Serbia, Republic of Srpska, the region and Serbian diaspora. Its single goal is to preserve Serbian cultural identity, and to show the world civilization the enormous contribution of the Serbian people in its development. In addition, this

Days of Serbian Culture in Timisoara

The traditional event Days of Serbian Culture in Timisoara opened officially today and will last until 29 November, announced the Ministry of Culture and Information of Serbia. This event will be marked by literary evenings, film screenings, concerts of folk and spiritual music, theater performances, art and documentary exhibitions. The organizer of the event aimed at preserving the cultural identity and tradition of the Serbian people, is the Alliance

Patriarch Porfirije: Religious Education Should Be School Subject, not Curriculum

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Porfirije assessed that the decision to formally convert religious education from a school subject into a curriculum in schools in Serbia, was not sustainable even in the short term. – We see the status of that subject differently. Religious education is a subject with formative impact on students. It teaches them values, spiritual vertical, human rights and

KLOKIĆ: SRPSKA STANDS READY TO OFFER GOOD CONDITIONS TO INVESTORS FROM DIASPORA

The Republic of Srpska stands ready to offer good conditions to investors from the diaspora, i.e. people from Srpska who are established businessmen abroad, said the Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation, Zlatan Klokić, today on Jahorina.

Minister Klokić at Roundtable on Diaspora

On 2 November 2021 starting at 12:00, the Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, will participate at the roundtable on Strengthening Cooperation of Republic of Srpska Institutions with Civil Society Organizations and Diaspora Communities, which will be held at Jahorina, in the hotel "Rajska Dolina".

SRPSKA U SRCU (SRPSKA IN THE HEART) – New RTRS Show about Our People in Diaspora

Некада живот није онакав како смо га замислили, планирали, већ нас околности одведу неким другим путем. Неко је отишао „трбухом за крухом“, неко због усавршавања, а има и оних који су отишли туристички и остали тамо далеко. Било како било, сви су везани за домовину, настоје да што чешће посјећују породицу, граде куће за старе…

Kusturica Donated 10 Digitized Films to Srpska Cinematheque

In the presence of the Serb member of BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik, the celebrated Serbian and world director Emir Kusturica, donated ten of his digitized films to the Cinematheque of the Republic of Srpska today in Pale, making it the largest collection of films by a domestic author in the Cinematheque. Kusturica noted his belonging to the Serbian culture and roots, dating back also to the deep sixties

COMMON LANGUAGE POLICY TO INCREASE USE OF CYRILLIC IN PUBLIC SPACE

Professors from the Department of Serbian Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Istočno Sarajevo, Milanka Babić and Saša Knežević, spoke about the status of the Serbian language and alphabet. Babić told reporters that Serbian language and Cyrillic were in a state of neglect, noting language culture in particular.

Gouillon Announced Opening of 15 Serbian Language Schools in Europe

The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region of Serbia, Arnaud Gouillon, posted photographs of the Serbian language school in Vienna on his Twitter account. Gouillon announced that, in addition to the eight schools started in Austria, 15 more would be open in Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Russia and Malta in the coming period. ‘Today I received beautiful

Two More Protected Areas in Srpska: Mokranjska Miljacka Cave and Gostilj Habitat

The Republic of Srpska has no sea-coast, but it has unbelievable places and amazing nature that make domestic tourism very popular. Only a few natural resources of Srpska are on the list of protected areas, but more and more work has been done on that in the last decade. By the end of this year, Srpska will have two more protected areas – Mokranjska Miljacka cave near Pale and Gostilj habitat on Ozren mountain. By the end of this year, the Mokranjska Miljacka cave near Pale

Serbian Language Preservation in Czech Republic

The Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Prague, Berislav Vekić, met with the authors of the first textbook for Serbian language learners in the Czech Republic, Hana Jirásková and Dragana Kostadinović, announces the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. The authors of the textbook informed Ambassador Vekić about their activities so far on Serbian language preservation in the territory of the Czech Republic. This is the first textbook, after two

More than EUR 75,000 for Serb Farmers in FBiH

Assistance to Serbs in the Federation of BiH is coming from Serbia. The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, signed agreements with representatives of three Serb organizations from the Federation of BiH, on co-financing agricultural and livestock projects. The value of the signed agreements exceeds EUR 75,000. The idea to support agricultural and livestock projects originated after

Piano Recital by Arsen Čarkić

On the second day (12 October 2021) of the Chopin Festival, professor at the Academy of Arts in Banja Luka Arsen Čarkić held a piano recital in the hall of the City of Belgrade Assembly. ‘I am pleased to have been a participant in the jubilee Chopin Fest. The ten-year tradition of this music festival is indicative of not only an excellent organization, but also of interest of the audience that recognizes quality artistic content – said

Institutions Connect in Campaign to Protect Serb Property Rights in the Federation

The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, and Assistant Director Nikolina Milatović Popović visited the Republic Commissariat for Refugees and Migration where they spoke with Commissioner Vladimir Cucić and Director of the provincial Fund for Refugees, Displaced Persons and Cooperation with Serbs in the Region Duško Ćutilo. The main topic was the campaign for the protection of property rights

Patriarch Porfirije: Serbs in America to Preserve Awareness of Unity and Culture

His Holiness, Serbian Patriarch Porfirije extended congratulations to the Cathedral of St. Stephen the First-Crowned in Alhambra, near Los Angeles, on its 75th anniversary of consecration, and invited the Serbs in America to preserve the awareness of unity of the Serbian people, as well as culture and way of life. The Patriarch wrote on his Instagram account that on the previous day the exquisite Alhambra Cathedral of St. Stephen the First-Crowned in Los Angeles

Gouillon: Minority Serbs in Cantons Live in Great Poverty

The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, said that minority Serbs in the cantons of the Federation of BiH lived in great poverty and had problems finding employment, but that there were also young people with ideas and ready for anything to remain at their hearths.

Srpska Has Obligation and Right to Protect Serbian Language and Cyrillic Script

One of the strategic orientations of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska is to protect and preserve the Serbian language and Cyrillic script, said tonight in Istočno Sarajevo the Assistant Minister of Culture of Srpska, Tanja Đaković. Đaković said that many initiatives had been launched for that reason, ranging from the Forum on the Cyrillic Script to the signing of the Charter on the single cultural space with Serbia

Sajić Spoke with Diaspora Representatives

Consul General of BiH in Munich, Vera Sajić, spoke with representatives of the diaspora, presidents of seven associations operating in the territory of this city and gathering the citizens of BiH, Republic of Srpska and Republic of Serbia for many years. The meeting at the BiH Consulate General in Munich was attended by the presidents of KUD Sveti Sava – Goran Kavržić, Kolo – Miljan Janković, Soko – Siniša

Threatened Serb Property in FBiH worth about Seven Million BAM

The Office for Professional Legal Aid to Refugees, Displaced Persons and Other Persons from the Federation of BiH of the Republic Administration for Geodetic and Property Affairs in Istočno Sarajevo has received about 700 requests for free legal aid to date, and value of the disputed property is estimated at about seven million BAM, said for Srna the Director of the Administration, Bosiljka Predragović. – These

Cvijanović: Small but Harmonious Serbian Community in Hungary is a Shining Example

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, said that it was always nice to see people gathered around common values, traditions and culture, and emphasized that the small but harmonious Serbian community in Hungary could serve as a shining example. In her address at the beginning of the KUD Taban concert at the Mom Cultural Center in Budapest, President Cvijanović expressed satisfaction for

Cvijanović: EUR 25,000 from President of the Republic Budget for Serbian Gymnasium in Budapest

On the second day of her stay in Budapest, the President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, visited the Serbian Gymnasium Nikola Tesla. On her Instagram account, Cvijanović expressed her satisfaction with the opportunity to visit this school. – I expressed deep respect and gratitude to the management of the Serbian school for everything they do to preserve Serbian national identity in Hungary. In the budget of the President

Exhibition on Famous Serbs in Slovenia

Representatives of the Mihajlo Pupin Serbian Cultural Center – Library from Ljubljana invited their members and representatives of their people to virtually visit the exhibition on famous Serbs in Slovenia, organized during the summer. ‘Our dear members and friends, who could not visit our exhibition this summer and learn more about the famous Serbs in

Prosvjeta’s Network of Serbian Schools Is Expanding

New supplementary schools of the Serbian language, organized by the Viennese Prosvjeta, have started operating in Austria, and enrollment will be extended until the end of October. The newest schools have been launched in Braunau, Gmunden, Enns, Steyr, St. Pölten, Linz, and two in Vienna, announced the SPKD Prosvjeta in Austria. Prosvjeta states that this important project, in addition

Morana Ivković Presented Her Works at Cultural Center of Serbia in Paris

On Monday night, the Cultural Center of Serbia in Paris hosted diaspora literary evening with Morana Ivković, author from Canada. Presentation of her works was followed by that of a new edition by Ranka Todorović and audio production of Fineks – Mondo Cult with editions by the publishing house of the same name. This meeting of publishers and the diaspora at the Cultural Center of Serbia in Paris is

Cvijanović: Srpska Presented in Serbia in Most Beautiful Light

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, said tonight in Novi Sad that during the past eight days, Srpska was presented in its most beautiful light in 11 local communities throughout Serbia, from Subotica and Novi Sad, through Belgrade, Kragujevac and Kraljevo, all the way to Niš. – Tonight, Novi Sad celebrates the Republic of Srpska, because

Strengthen Centuries-Old Ties of Serbian People from Both Sides of the Drina

The Serbian cultural and spiritual space is indivisible and unique, and the centuries-old relations of the Serbian people from both sides of the Drina should be further developed and deepened, agreed today the delegations of the cities of Niš and Trebinje at a meeting in the City Hall in Niš. After the meeting held as part of the Days of the Republic of Srpska in Serbia, the Mayor of Niš, Dragana

ECONOMIC COOPERATION BETWEEN SRPSKA AND SERBIA AND INVESTMENT POTENTIALS – CONFERENCE IN SERBIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITHIN DAYS OF SRPSKA IN SERBIA

The traditional event Days of Srpska in Serbia, organized for nine years by the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Serbia, was officially opened on 22 September 2021 at the National Theater in Belgrade.

Days of Srpska in Serbia - Unity of Serbs Urgent as Ever

The traditional event Days of Srpska in Serbia, organized by the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia for the ninth time, has started in Belgrade. This year, the event is organized in 11 cities in Serbia. There are also two large promotions, of investment potentials of free business zones, and tourist offer of the Republic of Srpska. The audience in Serbia will also be presented artistic programs -..

Višković: Gratitude to Mayor of Belgrade for Support to Institutions of Srpska

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska, Radovan Višković, spoke today with the Mayor of Belgrade, Zoran Radojičić. Višković thanked the Mayor of Belgrade for the support of the city of Belgrade to the Republic of Srpska institutions and Republic of Srpska Representation in Belgrade in marking important dates and events, manifestations and meetings of academic, economic and cultural nature that help the Republic of Srpska affirm, present

Gouillon: In 10 Days of Campaign for Protection of Property Rights of Serbs in FBiH, More than 500 Calls

Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, said that in ten days of the campaign of Serbia and Republic of Srpska for the protection of property rights of Serbs in the Federation of BiH, more than 500 calls have been received from Serbs, which is already 10 percent of the total number of people who called during the previous 3.5 years.

Klokić: Show All Potentials of Srpska

At the Days of Srpska in Serbia, we will endeavor to show the potential of the Republic of Srpska in almost all areas, said Zlatan Klokić, the Minister for European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, as a guest on the RTRS morning program. The event Days of Srpska in Serbia, its ninth edition, will be held from 22 to 29 September. – This year, unlike last year, it will be held

First Supplementary School Opened in Rotterdam

The Serbian Youth Friendship Association, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia, launched the first Serbian language school in Rotterdam on 11 September. Such school is one of the greatest needs of the Serbian community in the Netherlands, which is growing more numerous each year. For the first time, children of Serbian emigrants have the opportunity to learn their mother tongue outside their

SERBIAN UNITY DAY MARKED IN SRPSKA AND SERBIA

The Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag – 15 September was marked throughout the Republic of Srpska and Serbia, marking also the 103rd anniversary of the breakthrough of the Salonika Front in the First World War. The Serb member of BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik, stated that the Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag was not only a holiday of the Republic of Srpska and Serbia, but of all Serbs, wherever they lived. Also, at the central event in Belgrade, he pointed out that: ‘We in the Republic of Srpska are looking at Serbia, and we love her. We have our Republic, but our state is also Serbia.’ At the solemn celebration of this all-Serbian holiday in Belgrade, the President of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, wished a happy holiday before the gathered mass of people, saying: ‘I wish all our people in the Republic of Srpska, Serbia, the region and the whole world a happy Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag.’ The day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag is a great holiday that should show that the Serbian people need unity – noted the President.

NARS ADOPTED LAW ON PROTECTION OF LANGUAGE AND CYRILLIC SCRIPT

The National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska adopted the Law on the Protection, Preservation and Use of the Language of the Serbian People and Cyrillic Script, in urgent procedure. This Law regulates the system of protection, preservation and manner of using the language of the Serbian people and Cyrillic script in the Republic of Srpska, as intangible cultural heritage. At a special session of the National Assembly, 70 deputies voted in favor of the Law, two were against, and there were no abstentions. The Assembly of Serbia also adopted the Law on the Use of the Serbian Language in Public Life and the Protection and Preservation of the Cyrillic Alphabet. Serbia and Republic of Srpska are marking the Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag

SRPSKA AND SERBIA READY TO CELEBRATE SERBIAN UNITY DAY; CEREMONIAL ACADEMY IN BANJA LUKA

The Republic of Srpska and Serbia are ready to celebrate the Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag. Citizens are invited to display Serbian tricolors on their homes on 15 September. The day will be marked in Banja Luka and Belgrade. A ceremonial academy will be held in Banja Luka, and central manifestation will take place the next day in Belgrade. Last year, Srpska and Serbia entered in the calendar of joint holidays 15 September, the Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag, marking the anniversary of Salonika Front breakthrough in the First World War. On the occasion of the Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag, the parliaments in Serbia and the Republic of Srpska will adopt the Law on the Use of the Serbian Language in Public Life and the Protection and Preservation of the Cyrillic Script.

REPRESENTATIVES OF MINISTRY OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND GRADIŠKA CITY ADMINISTRATION MET ON COOPERATION ESTABLISHMENT WITH DIASPORA

A meeting with representatives of the Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation, RS Government, was held in the premises of the City Administration of the City of Gradiška. The Head of the Department for Institutional Cooperation and Diaspora, Helena Krnetić, and expert advisor Siniša Dragičević spoke with City Administration representatives about establishing organized communication and strengthening ties with the diaspora. In this regard, they discussed some activities that can contribute to strengthening mutual trust and ultimately result in cooperation in a wide array of activities, ranging from cooperation in nurturing common culture and tradition, to business partnerships and investments in the home country or local community of origin of diaspora members. Ministry representatives briefly presented previous activities implemented by the Ministry for the purpose of mapping and strengthening cooperation with the diaspora, and outlined all types of assistance that the Ministry can provide to local communities in the field of diaspora.

VIŠKOVIĆ IN ST PETERSBURG ON POSSIBILITIES AND POTENTIALS FOR COOPERATION IMPROVEMENT

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska, Radovan Višković, started his working visit to St Petersburg by meeting with representatives of the St Petersburg Committee for External Relations. Višković and deputy chairman of the St Petersburg Committee for External Relations Andrey Dragomirovich Khlutkov discussed possibilities and potentials for improving cooperation between the Republic of Srpska and St Petersburg, and exchanged views on other topics, with a special focus on measures taken to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

BRANKOVIĆ: PRESERVE SERB IDENTITY ROOTS IN THE FEDERATION

Serb identity in the territory of today’s Federation of BiH goes back a long way and that is why it is necessary to preserve its roots, said for Srna one of the lecturers within the Serb Identity in BiH project, Boško Branković. Branković pointed out the fact that today the number of Serbs in FBiH was low in terms of percentage and that for the sake of future generations, it was necessary to pay more attention to the preservation of the Serb cultural and historical heritage in the territory of FBiH.

GOVERNMENTS OF SERBIA AND SRPSKA ADOPTED PROPOSAL LAW ON SERBIAN LANGUAGE AND CYRILLIC SCRIPT

Preparations for 15 September – the Day of Serbian Unity, Freedom and National Flag – are well underway! The central event will be held at the monument to Stefan Nemanja in Belgrade, and include addresses by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, the Serb member of BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik, and Serbian Patriarch Porfirije. The shared holiday of the Republic of Srpska and Serbia will be the day of adoption of the law on protection, preservation and use of the language of the Serb people and Cyrillic script. Approval by the two parliaments has been preceded by that of the two governments.

ĆORIĆ AND FILIPOVIĆ: SYSTEMIC SUPPORT BY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE TO DOMESTIC COMPANIES IN PENETRATING AUSTRIAN MARKET

Systemic support to enterprises interested in exporting to the Austrian market was the topic of a meeting between the President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Srpska, Pero Ćorić, and the Head of the Representative Office of Srpska in the concerned country, Mladen Filipović. The meeting agreed that the Chamber and the Representation would jointly provide support to domestic firms wishing to place their products on the market of Austria, which is one of the most important foreign trade partners of the Republic of Srpska.

DODIK: WE MUST PROTECT OUR LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT

On the Serbian Unity Day – 15 September, the Republic of Srpska and Serbia will adopt the law on the protection of Cyrillic, said the Serb member of BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik, in the show Aktuelno. He noted that the law included many innovations. – This is very important. The law includes many incentives related to Serbian language protection. That is nothing new

Vučić Presented Preliminary Draft of Joint Law to Dodik

Today in Belgrade, the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, presented to the Serb member of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, a preliminary draft law on protection of the Serbian language and Cyrillic script, due to be adopted by the assemblies of Serbia and Republic of Srpska on National Unity Day, 15 September. Vučić noted on his Instagram account that he agreed with Dodik in today’s conversation that the

Administration Will Continue to Support Serbian Students Studying Abroad

The solemn 24th OSSIlacija, the traditional summer gathering of members of the Organization of Serbian Students Abroad confirmed once more the long-standing successful cooperation between the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and OSSI. This year’s OSSilacija, which included a two-day regional Ex-Yu Youth Leadership Conference, gathered a large number of students from Serbia and the region.

First Steps in Process of Protecting Serbian Language and Cyrillic Script

The text of the draft law on the protection, preservation and use of the language of the Serbian people and Serbian Cyrillic script is being harmonized with the provisions of the solutions proposed by Serbia, this was confirmed to Glas Srpske in the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska. The talk of the protection and use of the Serbian language and Cyrillic script was initiated a few years ago in Serbia, and then spilled over

FBiH Attempt to Dispatch Serbs to History

At least 250,000 Serbs, originally from the Federation, could be left without land, forests and other property, due to the application of Article 58 of the FBiH Law on Real Rights – warns the President of the Committee for the Protection of Serb Rights in that entity, Đorđe Radanović. The disputed article allows the persons who have been using Serb-owned land illegally for ten, in some cases 20 years, to become owners of that property.

Cooperation Memorandum Signed Between Alliance of Serbs of Slovenia and Serbian Student Organization

Representatives of the Alliance of Serbs of Slovenia and the Organization of Serbian Students Abroad signed a memorandum of cooperation yesterday in Belgrade, defining specific forms of future joint cooperation and work. The Memorandum emphasizes that the two parties share common interests and values in connecting the Serbian community in Slovenia, preserving Serbian tradition and culture among youth

Timisoara: 28th Days of Transfiguration of Serbs in Romania Opened

The Consul General of the Republic of Serbia in Timisoara, Vladan Tadić, opened the international literary and spiritual event 28th Days of Transfiguration of Serbs in Romania. As part of the opening ceremony at the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Timisoara, a press conference was organized presenting details of the three-day program of this year’s event. The program includes literary evenings, a roundtable dedicated to cooperation between Serbs

Soccer Balls Present from the Republic of Srpska

Eight children in the central school Sveti Sava in Paralovo, where somewhat over a hundred Serbs live, their 27 peers in the outpost in Straža, and 130 pupils in the central school Bora Stanković in the village of Koretište near Gnjilane received soccer balls, a present from the Committee for Assistance to Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija. – This is the first

Award-Winning Poets Presented at Suze Kozare Competition

A ceremonial academy was held in Derventa to present the poets who had received awards at the traditional international competitions Suze Kozare (Tears of Kozara), Pjesma godine Balkana i EU (Balkans and EU poem of the year) and Zlatno pero Ljubljana 2021 (2021 Golden Pen Ljubljana). The president of the Slovene Writers’ Association and the European Academy of Serbian Sciences and Arts, Saša Gajić, told reporters that – Kozara is in the hearts of all Serbs, we must know about

Prijedor Surroundings Suitable for Rural Tourism Development

The natural beauties, the Kozara mountain slopes, but also the rivers and lakes in the area of the city of Prijedor, are suitable for the development of rural tourism. However, only a few hosts have opted to cash in on the blessings of nature. The city’s tourism organization recognized the potentials of this branch of tourism and decided to encourage its development. At the foot of the Kozara mountain, in Gornja Lamovita, lies the patrimony

Dodik in Mostar: Work on Improving the Position of Serbs

The Serb member of BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik, met in Mostar with representatives of Serb political parties and associations. It was noted that Serbs were finally constituent in this canton, but that work was needed on improving living conditions. – Many things need to change. The answer would be long, but the quality of life of our people here needs to change – noted

Licider Heart Festival Officially Closed

As part of the fifth day of the Licider Heart festival, a folklore playroom was organized today on the main city square in Užice and a pottery workshop in Zlakusa, where young participants had the opportunity to become acquainted with the traditional way of making dishes. Starting at 7.30 pm, a solemn closing ceremony was held on the Partisan Square, where the ensembles

Patriarch Porfirije in Doboj; Cvijanović and Dodik Attended Reception

After more than 80 years, a patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church arrived in Doboj. The arrival of patriarch Porfirije was organized on the eve of the Holy Transfiguration, the patron saint day of the city. The patriarch was welcomed in front of the Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, where doxology was served. – My heart is full of joy on the eve of the great feast of the Holy Transfiguration for several reasons. The first

Training for Istočno Sarajevo Businessmen

In cooperation with the city of Istočno Sarajevo, the Republic of Srpska Representation in Austria organized today a training for the export-oriented business entities from this local community, interested in establishing contacts and cooperation with the Austrian market. The training presented the ways and methods of establishing business cooperation with business entities in Austria, as well as the modalities of support

Cooperation between Representation and Republic Secretariat for Displaced Persons and Migrations

The Head of the Republic of Srpska Representation in Austria, Mladen Filipović, spoke today in Banja Luka with the acting director of the Republic Secretariat for Displaced Persons and Migration, Ljubo Ninković. The meeting presented the Secretariat’s successfully implemented projects on sustainable return intended for displaced persons and returnees through the provision of assistance in the form of donations, and planned projects to be

Gouillon: Campaign with Srpska to Protect Serb Property in FBiH Starts September

The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, announced that from September, in cooperation with the institutions of the Republic of Srpska, the Directorate would launch a campaign for the protection of property rights of Serbs in the Federation of BiH. He said that the Directorate wanted to raise this problem to the highest possible level because some kind of seizing

Mlađen Cicović, Head of the Republic of Srpska Representation in Serbia: Sister Cities Are Becoming Even Closer

Cooperation between the Republic of Srpska and Serbia has always been what its people deserve, and in the last eight years it has reached the highest level, as will be manifested during the event Days of Srpska in Serbia, to be held from 22 to 29 September. The Head of the Republic of Srpska Representation in Serbia, Mlađen Cicović, said that for Glas Srpske

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Today at Mećavnik, the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, thanked the celebrated director Emir Kusturica for everything he had been doing for Serbia, Republic of Srpska, and the unity of the Serbian people, who will be bequeathed a magnificent tourist settlement and nature park in the area that was dormant before Kusturica’s endeavor. – If I had lived for 50 years, it would not have occurred to me to imagine something like this

Licider Heart Folklore Festival Held in Andrićgrad

Licider Heart folklore festival gathered participants from Moldova, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Georgia, Serbia and Republic of Srpska in Andrićgrad today. The President of the Organizing Committee of the Licider Heart festival, Goran Paunović, said that Višegrad was one of the hosts of the festival for the tenth time and pointed out that the participants were satisfied because of their good impressions. – The festival gathers a large number

Serb Property in FBiH is Worth Tens of Billions of Euros

The property owned by Serbs in the Federation is worth tens of billions of euros. Persons of Serb nationality who have not been using their land in the FBiH for 20 years may lose it, but there is a way to prevent it. This was confirmed in a statement for Nezavisne Novine by Đorđe Radanović, the President of the Committee for Protection of Rights of Serbs in the FBiH. ‘The owner should

First Book Fair Open in Istočno Sarajevo

Istočno Novo Sarajevo opened a book fair presenting seven publishing houses from the Republic of Srpska tonight on the Square of the Republic of Serbia, as part of the cultural and entertainment event Summer in Istočno Novo Sarajevo. The opening of the fair was followed by promotion of the publishing activity of the Central Library of Istočno Sarajevo, which is also the organizer of this fair. Branislava Milošević from

Lukač and Vulin in Drvar: Serbs in the Federation Will Not Be Left without Support

The interior ministers of Serbia and Republic of Srpska, Aleksandar Vulin and Dragan Lukač, met in Drvar with representatives of Serbs in the Federation of BiH. Representatives of the municipalities of Drvar, Bosansko Grahovo, Glamoč, Odžak and Bosanski Petrovac were present. Discussions covered the position of Serbs in the Federation of BiH and Serbia’s help to Serbs in that entity. The Republic of Srpska Minister of the Interior

Knightly Competitions Close 146th Nevesinje Olympics

Three categories of horse racing closed the 146th Nevesinje Olympics in Bratački Lug near Nevesinje. This is the oldest and unique event in the region. The disciplines of throwing a stone from the shoulder, fighting on a log, mas-wrestling, tug of war were held in the afternoon. The animals owned by Branko Ostojić from Žabljak won in two categories of horse racing, while

Užice: International Children’s Folklore Festival Licider Heart Opened

The International Children’s Folklore Festival Licider Heart, where children’s folklore ensembles from the Republic of Srpska also participate, was officially opened tonight in Užice. The festival is being held under the auspices of Serbian President, Aleksandar Vučić, and will last until 19 August in Užice, Zlatibor and Višegrad. There is about 700 participants aged 10 to 16 from Serbia,

Europe Demands: Recognize Serbian Language

In its report adopted in early July, the CoE’s Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages referred to its long-standing recommendation that Croatian, German and Serbian, which are traditionally present in several areas of Slovenia, be recognized as traditional minority languages. The National Council of Serbs of Slovenia, the association that brings together the Serbian community in this country, told

Фестивал „Лицидерско срце“ од 15. до 19. августа у Вишеграду, Ужицу и Златибору

Међународни дјечији фестивал фолклора „Лицидерско срце“, најављено је данас у Скупштини града Београда, ове године биће одржан од 15. до 19. августа у Ужицу, на Злтибору и у Вишеграду, под покровитељством као и предходних година председника Србије Александра Вучића. Фестивал организује Удружење грађана ЕРА из Ужица, а суорганизатори су Град Ужице, Представништво Републике Српске у…

Agreed Protection of Serbian Language and Cyrillic Script

At today’s meeting in Belgrade with representatives of the Republic of Srpska and Serbia, it was agreed to pass draft laws on the protection and use of the Serbian language and Cyrillic script by 15 September, thus introducing the same norms in Srpska and Serbia. It was agreed that draft laws should be passed by the Day of Unity, in order to organize

Сусрети на мосту представника Зворника, Малог Зворника и грчког града Драма

На Мосту краља Александра Првог Карађорђевића, који преко Дрине повезује Зворник и Мали Зворник, данас су, у оквиру Зворничког љета, одржани традиционални сусрети представника ове двије локалне заједнице под називом „Људи и мостови“. Градоначелник Зворника Зоран Стевановић и предсједник општине Мали Зворник Зоран Јевтић, у пратњи локалних културно-умјетничких друштава, туристичких радника и суграђана, срели су…

GREAT CAMPAIGN FOR PROTECTION OF SERB PROPERTIES IN FBiH STARTS FROM SEPTEMBER

As of September, Belgrade and Banja Luka will launch a great campaign to protect properties of around 400,000 Serbs in BiH, as a perfidious plan of ownership change is being implemented, affecting the most the people in the Diaspora, unaware of what is happening in BiH. The goal is to call on Serbs abroad by way of diplomatic and consular missions of Serbia, Serb associations across the world, local media, social networks,

Gouillon: Important to Preserve Cultural Identity of Serbs

The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, stated today in Podgorica that it was important to preserve the cultural identity of Serbs, as well as to establish economic links between the diaspora and the homeland. After talks with the President of the Serbian National Council of Montenegro, Momčilo Vuksanović, Gouillon pointed out that Serbs living outside the homeland were a very important resource

Janj Primeval Forest Declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee declared today the Janj primeval forest near Šipovo a natural World Heritage Site. The Janj primeval forest is among the 15 newly protected areas in six countries signatories to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage, announced the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the Council of Ministers. The natural world heritage of the Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests

Minister Klokić at Prijedor and Diaspora 2021 Conference

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, attended the conference Prijedor and the Diaspora 2021 held in Prijedor. Klokić said that Prijedor was the best example of investments from people who had returned from abroad and were very successful businessmen today. The city has a development strategy based on which it should

Sattler: Diaspora Can Do Much More than Send Money Occasionally

The Head of the EU Delegation to BiH, Johann Sattler, stated in Prijedor that interaction of all government levels in BiH with the diaspora was sporadic and unstructured, and that half of BiH population was living in more than 50 countries of the world. – This is a huge potential because these are people with strong emotional and family ties with the homeland, and

Vučić Received Young Athletes from Srpska, Diaspora and Kosmet

The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, received today young athletes from Kosovo and Metohija, Republic of Srpska and the diaspora. The young athletes are taking part in the Serbia Is Calling You 2021 camp. There are 214 boys and girls participating in the camp. Camp participants gave Vučić a T-shirt with all their signatures and a painting of old Belgrade. Source and photo: RTRS

Drvar: Ceremonial Academy; Stefanović Also Present

Drvar marks 27 July as the Day of the Municipality, established on the day of the beginning of the uprising of the people against the fascist occupiers in 1941. The people of Drvar and its surroundings gave more than 7,000 soldiers during the Second World War. A ceremonial academy was held today, where letters of appreciation and recognitions were presented. The academy was attended, among others, by the Minister of Defense of Serbia, Nebojša Stefanović.

Cvijanović: Important Promotion of Srpska

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, pointed out that the Republic of Srpska needed gathering, unity and a determination to work together on resolving political, economic and financial challenges and frequent political disputes. – We are all aware of various challenges, political, economic, financial, frequent political disputes directed towards the Republic of Srpska and in order

Largest Amateur Theater Festival in the Region Started in Trebinje

The largest amateur theater festival in the region, the 64th Festival of Festivals, has started in Trebinje. During seven days, amateur actors from several cities of the region will perform on the stage of the Cultural Center, and an abundant accompanying program is planned. On the first evening of the festival, the Bijelo Polje Theater performed the play The Government and Its Opposition. Amateur theaters from

Lopare: Domestic Products and Cottage Industry Fair Open

Domestic Products and Cottage Industry Fair is being held in Lopare today as part of the Days of the Diaspora, with about 30 producers and associations from this local community exhibiting their products. In addition to Majevica brandy, this region has another branded and protected product. It is smoked Zarac cheese, the production of which started precisely on Majevica.

The Book Serbian Question at the Turn of the Epoch - a Manifesto of Cultural Pattern of Serbs

The book Serbian Question at the Turn of the Epoch, a collection of essays, interviews and book reviews, thematically related to the Serbian question, authored by Milana Babić from Trebinje, was presented at the National Library in Trebinje. Babić, a professor of the Serbian language and a bachelor of theology, said last night at the promotion that she had been working on the book for more than 10 years. She pointed out

Tourism Promotion Event Drina Regatta Concludes in Foča

The tourism promotion event Drina Regatta concluded in Foča for the fifth time under the slogan Drina Connects Us. More than 300 participants of the Drina Regatta enjoyed the descent by boat from Hum to the mouth of the Ćehotina in the Drina. The participants were in the best mood and good company during the five-hour enjoyment on the eighteen-kilometer route along the upper course of the Drina, where the ‘green beauty’ is the clearest.

Key Role of SOC in Relations between Serbs in the World and Motherland

His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, spoke with the director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, about projects that promote cooperation and ties between Serbs in the world, the region and the motherland. At the meeting held yesterday in the Patriarchate in Belgrade, the Patriarch expressed satisfaction that the Serbian Orthodox Church played

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We are continuing the project of RS municipalities and cities scanning, implemented by the eKapija business portal in cooperation with the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia, with the presentation of economic and development potentials of Laktaši. After Trebinje, Sokolac, Gradiška, Petrovo, Milići, Zvornik, also the municipality of Laktaši has obtained a digital, economic ID card including and presenting its infrastructure projects, as well as agricultural, forest,

Filipović-Ružičić: Possibility for Businessmen Cooperation

The head of the municipality of Jezero, Snežana Ružičić, spoke with the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Austria, Mladen Filipović, about connecting the firms from this local community with Austrian counterparts. Discussions were held also with businessmen engaged mainly in wood processing. The meeting voiced the importance of mutual support between the Republic of Srpska and its Austrian Representation, and noted that

INDEPENDENT INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION REPORT ON SREBRENICA RELEASED

The Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Sufferings of all Peoples in the Srebrenica Region between 1992 and 1995 is available on the Commission’s website as well as on the website of the Republic Center for Research of War, War Crimes and Search for Missing Persons. The Republic Center for Research of War, War Crimes and Search for Missing Persons reminds that the Republic of Srpska Government issued the decision to establish the Commission based on the conclusions of the Republic Parliament, and was informed about the content of the Report at a special session on 11 June this year.

GOLDEN PLAQUE FOR CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC SOCIETY UNA AT VARNA BALKAN FOLK FEST

The cultural and artistic society Una Novi Grad won a golden plaque at the 27th Balkan Folk Fest in Varna, Bulgaria, said the choreographer of the Novi Grad society, Siniša Jovanić, for Srna. Novi Grad representatives performed two choreographies: Bosilgradsko Gradište and Black Grass Games. This is the second time the Novi Grad society participates at Varna festival, and it won a golden plaque the first time at this festival in 2017.

OFFICIALS EXTEND GREETINGS ON EID AL-ADHA

Muslim believers are celebrating today the first day of Eid al-Adha, which lasts four days. This is the second of two major religious holidays celebrated by Muslims around the world. The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, extended greetings to the religious officials of the Islamic Community in BiH and all believers, wishing that the days of Eid al-Adha encourage the spirit of unity, solidarity and strengthen the true values of mutual respect

ILLUSTRATED BILINGUAL EDITION OF SERBIAN FOLK TALES COMING OUT

Revived in the book Serbian Folk Tales, the world of Serbian tradition and folklore presents three tales: The Maiden Who Outwitted the King, Fate, and The Emperor Trojan’s Goat’s Ears, which are a treasure trove of wisdom for the youngest and older readers alike. This interesting and instructive reading was written in Serbian, but each of the three fairytales has been translated into English and

Majevica Plum at European Market

The plum from Majevica is on its way to the European market again this year. The harvest of the early variety was completed and about 200 tons of first class were delivered to the European Union. These days saw beginning of the harvest of the Čačak beauty, which is of good quality, but smaller than previous years due to drought. However, fruit growers are satisfied and expect a good income, the price is

Tradition Torn from Oblivion; Return to Watermills in Ribnik

The seventh Return to Watermills event in Treskavac near the municipality of Ribnik. This year again it gathered inhabitants of this village and attracted visitors from various parts. In this almost deserted village at the foot of Dimitor Mountain, time seems to have stopped. Even today, more than a century old stone wooden houses are still standing. This ethno mark is precisely why many gladly come to

Gold Medal for Serbian Heritage Academy of Canada

As a special envoy of President Aleksandar Vučić, the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Canada, Dejan Ralević, presented the Gold Medal to the Serbian Heritage Academy of Canada, which this year marks 40 years of existence. On that occasion, the Consulate General in Toronto organized a ceremony in accordance with the prescribed measures for protection against the coronavirus. The awarding was also attended by the Consul General of Serbia in Toronto

Agreement to Continue Fighting for Rights of Serbs Wherever They Live

Representatives of SNSD and United Srpska signed agreements on cooperation with the Democratic Party of Serbs in North Macedonia. The meeting pointed out that Srpska would continue to protect national interests of Serbs in Macedonia and of Serbian people around the world. Preserving Serbian identity is a task, and unity is a precondition. According to the signatories, the agreement is the result of many years of cooperation and fight

About 400,000 Serbs Have Title to Property in FBiH; Campaign in Diaspora Soon

Serbian Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region will soon launch an institutional, media and social media campaign to help institutions of the Republic of Srpska protect the property of Serbs in the Federation of BiH. About 400,000 Serbs have title to real estate in the Federation of BiH, and this topic was discussed today at a conference in Belgrade,

KUSTURICA AT WORLD FOLKLORIADA IN BASHKIRIA

Director Emir Kusturica and his No Smoking Orchestra performed as special guests at the closing ceremony of the 6th CIOFF World Folkloriada, which was held for the first time in Russia, in the Republic of Bashkiria. The organizers remind that this was Kusturica’s second visit to Bashkiria, and that he previously performed at the Heart of Eurasia festival in 2019 and met with

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The 9th Tesla Global Forum 2021 festival was opened yesterday in the ceremonial hall of the Matica Srpska library, in Matica Srpska in Novi Sad. The ninth Tesla Global Forum 2021 festival lasts from 9 to 12 July and is dedicated to popularizing the scientific, inventive, educational, cultural and spiritual heritage of Nikola Tesla. The Tesla Global Forum Association brings together also this year students

SEVENTH SESSION OF COMMITTEE ON DIASPORA AND SERBS IN THE REGION HELD IN BELGRADE

Acting Director of the Republic Secretariat for Displaced Persons and Migration, Ljubo Ninković, attended the 7th session of the Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region in Belgrade, where the Commission for Missing Persons of the Government of the Republic of Serbia presented activities to resolve the issue of persons gone missing in armed conflicts in the territory of the former SFRY. At the very beginning of the meeting, the Chairman

SERBIAN YOUTH AND BALKAN STUDENTS SUMMIT – STRENGTHEN INTEGRATION

The ties of young Serbs from the region with Serbia should be strengthened, and conditions should be provided for youth to remain in their countries and return to them, stated the Summit of Serbian Youth and Students of the Balkans currently held in Belgrade. Under the slogan Synergy as the key to success, 300 participants gathered from Serbia, Srpska and Montenegro. The summit is

PREPARATIONS FOR DAYS OF SRPSKA IN SERBIA STARTED

Preparations for this year’s traditional event Days of Srpska in Serbia, planned to take place in the first half of September, have started with today’s meeting between the Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, and the head of Srpska Representative Office, Mlađen Cicović. The meeting was held at the Republic of Srpska Representation in Belgrade, and interlocutors expressed the expectation that

DODIK: SRPSKA DEDICATED TO FIGHTING FOR TRUTH AND OBJECTIVE APPROACH TO FACTS

The idea of the Republic of Srpska must remain pure, the truth is inevitable, and Srpska is not fighting for its truth, but for an objective approach to facts, said the Serb member and Chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, at the forum: Deconstructing the myths about Sarajevo coexistence and Srebrenica genocide, held in Belgrade. The event, which introduced Serbian public

REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA MUSEUM AT INTERNATIONAL FORUM IN RUSSIA

The Museum of the Republic of Srpska participated in the international social forum: Preserving the memory of the Second World War and the great patriotic war, announced the Museum of the Republic of Srpska. This important international forum is being held in the Russian Federation, in the city of Ufa (Republic of Bashkortostan), within the program of the Days of the Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia, from 3 to 7 July. Miladin Savić, the acting director of the Republic of Srpska Museum

FIRST SCYTHE OF GRMEČ: PIONEERS AND JUNIORS AND VETERANS COMPETED

Customs are being preserved in the Serb returnee village Smoljana near Bosanski Petrovac. The event The First Scythe of Grmeč was held there. About thirty scythemen of various generations from Srpska, Federation of BiH and Serbia competed in five categories. The first scythe of Grmeč for the eighth time is Mirko Kecman. – The secret of good success is hard work and that I inherited scything from childhood. As

BOOK FAIR AGAIN IN BANJA LUKA

From 31 August to 6 September, fans of the written word will have the opportunity to buy the latest editions at the 26th International Book Fair in Banja Luka, as well as to choose books from world classics or works by the most famous Serbian writers of the 20th century of timeless value. The festival of the written word, organized by Glas Srpske, will be held this year to the joy of all

VOICE OF JEDINSTVO REACHES RUSSIA

Serbian Singing Society Jedinstvo has been cultivating spirituality and culture for decades under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and spreading its music year after year, both in the cities of Srpska and in other European cities. Although the period behind us was restrictive for many events, affecting particularly the bands performing live music, Jedinstvo choir ensembles

KLOKIĆ: EXCELLENT COOPERATION BETWEEN SERBIA AND RUSSIA

The Minister for European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, met, on behalf of the Government of Srpska, with a delegation of the Ural region from the Russian Federation, stated the Public Relations Bureau of the Government of Srpska. Klokić welcomed the guests from Russia who will be spending the next two days in the Republic of Srpska. Klokić assessed previous cooperation between the Republic of Srpska and Russian

LEARN ABOUT REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA TOURISM PRODUCTS

The Tourism Organization of the Republic of Srpska is launching a campaign titled Collect moments, share smiles, spend the summer in Srpska, employing the new way of creating entertaining videos in the form of Instagram reels, announced TORS. These are 10 videos of 15 seconds each to guide visitors through tourism products of the Republic of Srpska by theme. – The campaign is of regional nature, adapted to the sex and age

RECEPTION FOR STANISLAV BINIČKI ENSEMBLE MEMBERS, CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION PRESENTED

The Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Srpska, Dragan Lukač, organized a reception in Banja Luka for members of the Stanislav Binički Art Ensemble of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia, where he presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the head of this ensemble, Major Nikola Živković. The Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior presented the Certificate of Appreciation for the selfless support demonstrated by the Stanislav Binički Ensemble by taking part in marking important dates

DODIK: VIDOVDAN UNITES US IN PLANETARY ENERGY AND MAKES US SPECIAL

The Serb member and Chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, said in Andrićgrad that Vidovdan was dedicated to all those known and unknown who had contributed to the Serbian nation and history being glorious and rich, regardless of their being also those of suffering and tribulations. – Vidovdan is strong and powerful because it gathers and is celebrated everywhere

MONUMENT TO PATRIARCH PAVLE UNVEILED IN ANDRIĆGRAD

A monument to the blessed Serbian Patriarch Pavle, authored by Ljubomir Lacković, was solemnly unveiled in Byzantine Square in Andrićgrad. Lacković said that the monument was 1.7 meters high and that its making took him about two months. – Earlier, I made a smaller monument to Patriarch Pavle, I also participated in the work of the Andrićgrad Art Colony, and I had an exhibition the year before last. Emir Kusturica liked my work and he invited me to realize that idea this year – said Lacković.

GREAT IN HEART CONCERT HELD IN KRAJINA SQUARE

The Police Orchestra of the Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior and Stanislav Binički Art Ensemble of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia held a concert in Krajina Square in Banja Luka. The concert was attended by the President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, Minister of the Interior, Dragan Lukač, Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Alen Šeranić, Minister of Transport and Communications, Nedeljko Ćorić, and Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Zoran Tegeltija. The concert under the slogan Great in Heart was held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Srpska.

TOURISM BRAND OF SRPSKA – RAFTING ON TARA AND DRINA

Rafting on the Tara and Drina has been one of the most popular European tourist destinations in recent years. Going down the clear and impetuous rivers is more than a challenge and those who try it once gladly return with friends. This tourism brand of Srpska has integrated land, water and air in various arrangements. It is no surprise that more and more tourists are coming from all over the world and that they are delighted by the clarity of the Tear of Europe – the Tara River.

ALL SET FOR BANJA LUKA FEST – KASTEL COMPLETELY REFURBISHED

Banja Luka is preparing for the First International Music Festival – Banja Luka Fest, to be held at the Kastel Fortress from 6 to 10 July. Banja Luka Fest is bringing fado diva Mariza, Stefan Milenković, Amira Medunjanin and Rade Šerbedžija. In addition to them, Zvonko Bogdan and the Grand Tamburitza Orchestra will perform on the unique festival stage. In addition to top quality and exclusive performers, the program of the festival

VIŠKOVIĆ HOSTED MORE THAN 400 CHILDREN FROM KOSMET

Prime Minister Radovan Višković organized a reception today in Banja Luka for more than 400 children from Kosovo and Metohija currently visiting the Republic of Srpska. Višković pointed out that institutions of the Republic of Srpska opened the door to their children from Kosovo and Metohija. – You must know that we have opened our hearts and homes to you. By coming

PLAQUE OF GRATITUDE OF SERBIAN LITERARY COOPERATIVE TO SRPSKA’S REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE

Representatives of the Serbian Literary Cooperative, one of the renowned and oldest publishing institutions in Serbia, presented today a Plaque of Gratitude for support and cooperation to the Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia. Receiving the plaque on behalf of the Republic of Srpska Representation in Serbia and its head, Borislav Maksimović, cultural associate at the Representation, told Srna that it was a special honor to receive

MLADEN BOJINOVIĆ HANDBALL CAMP FROM 1 TO 8 JULY IN TREBINJE

The Mladen Bojinović handball camp will be held from 1 to 8 July 2021, in the City of the Sun in Trebinje. Camp participants are aged from 11 to 17. Camp program and coaching team are led by Mladen Bojinović, who was a guest of the RTRS television Weekend Morning. – The camp will gather young handball players from Srpska and the countries

LOVE FOR CYRILLIC FILLING AMPHITHEATERS IN ATHENS

The language, literature and culture of the Serbian people have become very popular among Greeks, whose youth is increasingly choosing to study Serbian, which, they say, is very different from Greek, and yet, on the other hand, also similar. The study of Serbian language and literature has been available to students in Greece at the National and Kapodistrian University in

MONOGRAPH ON SERBIAN-RUSSIAN, RUSSIAN-SERBIAN RELATIONS PRESENTED

The monograph Serbian-Russian, Russian-Serbian Relations by professor of the Banja Luka Faculty of Security and Protection, Dragan Radišić, was presented today at the Russian House in Belgrade, where he pointed out that nowadays Serbia and Republic of Srpska had a safe protector in Russia, and that mutual relations had a great perspective. At the promotion, Radišić noted that when Serbs found themselves in trouble

HERCEG FEST OPENED

The second Herzegovina products fair Herceg Fest was opened in Trebinje today, where 24 exhibitors from Herzegovina House presented their products. After a year’s break, the producers of indigenous Herzegovina products presented their offer. Wine, honey, cheese, garlic, herbal preparations – all on display in the center of Trebinje. The Agrarian Fund of the city of Trebinje organized the second Herceg Fest

RAČIĆ: WE ARE WORKING HARD ON CONNECTING SRPSKA WITH RUSSIA

The Director of the Republic of Srpska Airports, Milan Račić, told Srna that priority task of this company was to integrate Banja Luka Airport into the global air traffic, and that hard work was underway on establishing connection with the Russian Federation. Račić pointed out that there was great interest in a flight that would connect the Republic of Srpska and Russia, and that Republic of Srpska Airports

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The book Greece: War for Independence, Creation of the State and Rebirth of the Nation by the Ambassador of Serbia to Athens, Dušan Spasojević, was presented in Belgrade. This is the first book in Serbian which deals with the topic of contemporary Greece, the foundations on which the modern Greek state was established and the national identity of modern Greeks was created. Ambassador Spasojević’s book places special emphasis on the suffering of Serbs

GRANDPA TRIŠA’S MILL ATTRACTS INTEREST OF VISITORS

The renovated Grandpa Triša’s Mill in Hašani, the birthplace of author Branko Ćopić, is increasingly attracting visitors’ attention. In a rather limited space, with burble of the Kalin stream and sound of the watermill, anyone who visits will remember some earlier times, Ćopić’s childhood and the characters he immortalized in his works. The President of the Branko Ćopić Homeland Society, Dušanka Dakić, told Srna that

KOŠARAC: HERZEGOVINA AND KRAJINA HOUSE, EXAMPLE OF GOOD PRACTICE OF DOMESTIC PRODUCTS PROMOTION

The Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations in the Council of Ministers, Staša Košarac, said that the authentic brands Herzegovina House and Krajina House were an example of good practice of promoting domestic primary production, which is why they were determined to ensure larger foreign trade of products of this nature, in order to further improve agricultural and rural development. At the meeting with the Director

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM INVEST SRPSKA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

The investment conference Invest Srpska, organized by the Investment Development Bank of the Republic of Srpska in partnership with Prointer and general sponsorship with RTRS, is held from 17 to 19 June, at the San Hotel in Laktaši. The conference brings together eminent businessmen and politicians, who will try to provide answers and suggestions for future economic trends through six panels. The first panel Investment Opportunities in the Republic of Srpska

GREIF: REPORT AIMED AT RECONCILIATION AND TRUTH

The Chairman of the Independent International Commission for Investigating the Suffering of All Peoples in the Srebrenica Region in the Period 1992-1995, Gideon Greif said today in Banja Luka that this report was aimed at reconciliation and truth, and that the Commission worked with complete independence, guided by justice, truth and facts. – There was no pressure whatsoever on the work of the Commission, all research is based

DODIK: WE MUST NOT STOP FIGHTING FOR THE TRUTH

The Serb member and Chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, said today that the Report of the Independent International Commission for Investigating the Suffering of All Peoples in the Srebrenica Region in the Period 1992-1995, was an important document, one of the most important for the Republic of Srpska and entire Serbian people. – We must not stop fighting for the truth – said Dodik.

Cooperation Protocol Signed between MFA Serbia and Organisation of Serbian Students Abroad

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Nikola Selaković, signed today a protocol on cooperation with representatives of the Organisation of Serbian Students Abroad (OSSA), which, among other things, offers the possibility to a number of our students at foreign universities to do their professional internship at Serbian diplomatic and consular missions and attend the Diplomatic Academy each year. On that occasion, Minister Selaković said that

ON OPENING KRAJINA AND HERZEGOVINA HOUSES IN BELGRADE

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Srpska, Boris Pašalić, and Chairman of the Banja Luka City Assembly, Mladen Ilić, met in Belgrade with the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of Serbia, Branislav Nedimović, the Chairman of the Belgrade City Assembly, Nikola Nikodijević, and the Deputy Mayor of Belgrade, Goran Vesić. The topic of the meeting was opening of the Krajina and Herzegovina Houses in Belgrade. – The Republic of Srpska

SRPSKA IDB ORGANIZES FIRST INVESTMENT CONFERENCE – INVEST SRPSKA

The Investment Development Bank of the Republic of Srpska is organizing the First Investment Conference – Invest Srpska. The conference will be held from 17 to 19 June 2021, at the Hotel San, in Laktaši. It is organized in six panels with the participation of renowned businessmen and politicians from the region, the European Union and China Development Bank. The first panel discussion deals with the topic of Investment Opportunities in the Republic of Srpska

RYANAIR LAUNCHES NEW FLIGHT FROM BANJA LUKA TO GOTHENBURG

As of today, the company Ryanair has a new flight from Banja Luka to Gothenburg, which will operate twice a week, announced Banja Luka Airport. From July, Ryanair will operate flights on six more routes from Banja Luka to the following destinations: Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, Milan, Memmingen and Vienna, twice a week each. As for the new line

RAČIĆ: WE BROUGHT THE FASTEST GROWING AIRLINE TO BANJA LUKA

In times of the coronavirus pandemic, we have tried and succeeded in bringing the fastest growing airline in Europe, said the director of the Republic of Srpska Airport, Milan Račić, as a guest in the RTRS Morning Program. On the eve of welcoming the first Wizz Air plane flying on the Dortmund-Banja Luka route, Račić pointed out that the flight would operate twice a week. – Among all this negative news regarding the coronavirus, we wanted

DELEGATION OF SRPSKA AND SERBIA ON THE PROBLEM OF SERBIAN RETURNEES TO BOSANSKI PETROVAC

Delegations of the Republic of Srpska and Serbia visited the municipality of Bosanski Petrovac. The topic of the meeting was problems of Serb returnees to this Federation municipality. New funds for assistance have been provided by the Republic of Srpska, and assistance will also come from Serbia in the coming period. The Government of the Republic of Srpska has provided BAM 100,000 to solve the problem of infrastructure in Serb returnee settlements in

PEROVIĆ: CITIZENS OF SRPSKA NEED NOT FEAR, SPUTNIK V WILL ARRIVE ON TIME

The arrival of a new contingent of Russian vaccines was confirmed by Duško Perović, head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Moscow, who pointed out that the arrival of 25,000 doses of the first component and the same quantity of the second component of Sputnik V had been announced. He noted that RS citizens needed not fear, because sufficient doses of the second component of the Russian vaccine needed for revaccination would arrive

KOŠARAC: SRPSKA’S REPRESENTATION CONTRIBUTES TO FOREIGN TRADE GROWTH

The Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations in the Council of Ministers, Staša Košarac, assessed today that continuous efforts of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Thessaloniki on presenting economic, business and cultural potentials of Srpska to the Greek public were a good contribution to increasing foreign trade between BiH and Greece. – The Republic of Srpska is working on its promotion in an organized manner, among

BANJA LUKA-BELGRADE MOTORWAY AND TREBINJE AIRPORT STRATEGIC GOALS OF SRPSKA AND SERBIA

The Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Srpska, Nedeljko Ćorić, said that the intention of the Republic of Srpska was to complete the section of the Bijeljina-Rača motorway by 2025, and to start construction of the airport in Trebinje next year. In an interview for Srna, Ćorić reminded that it were construction of the Belgrade-Banja Luka motorway and construction of Trebinje airport that had been defined as strategic goals of joint action at the joint session of the governments of the Republic of Srpska and Serbia.

FILIPOVIĆ: SITUATION REGARDING TRAVEL IS STILL COMPLICATED

Yesterday again, the Council of Ministers failed to adopt the proposal decision on new requirements for entry of foreign citizens into BiH. They include the citizens who, for personal reasons, do not have a passport of BiH, Croatia, Serbia or Montenegro, but a passport of another, mainly EU country. This means that persons who have been vaccinated or have recovered from the coronavirus, and do not hold any of the

GREECE OPENS BORDERS FOR BIH CITIZENS

As of today, Greek borders are open for the citizens of BiH, the Ambassador of BiH to Greece, Milica Ristović Krstić, confirmed for RTRS. – After daily efforts and engagement of employees of our Embassy, the competent authorities have finally made the decision to open the border, as announced by the Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, at a meeting with the Chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik –

THREE FILMS PRODUCED BY RTRS AWARDED IN UKRAINE

At Film Assembly on the Dnieper, the 12th International Orthodox Film Festival, the jury awarded a bronze film ladder to the film Diary of a War Surgeon by Siniša Grabež, and an emerald film ladder to Milana Majar’s recently completed film Tell Me with a Smile. Southern Move, a documentary by Milan Petković, was awarded a 1st degree diploma in the historical film category. The competition program presented

Support for Strengthening the Cooperation with Market in Austria

To intensify the presence of businessmen from Srpska in Austria, the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in that country organizes trainings and consultations with businessmen and representatives of local communities in the Republic of Srpska, as a form of support to domestic export-oriented companies, said Mladen Filipović.

Krivokapić in Banja Luka: Today Is New Turning Point

A meeting between the President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, and the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Zdravko Krivokapić, who is on an official visit to Srpska, was held in Banja Luka today. After the meeting, the President of Srpska said that discussions covered relations between the Republic of Srpska and Montenegro, and improvement of cooperation. - This was an opportunity to apprise the Montenegrin Prime Minister of the political situation, that the institutions are stable - said Cvijanović.

Jahorina OC Presented Summer Tourist Season

Although in the aggravated pandemic conditions, the Jahorina Olympic Center has had its best winter season so far with 125 days of skiing, 265-000 skiers and 26 percent higher income than in the previous year, said the director of the Jahorina Olympic Center, Dejan Ljevnaić, at the presentation of the summer tourist season held in Belgrade, on Novak tennis courts, as part of the ATP tennis

Held 25th Đurđevdan Poets Gathering

The jubilee 25th Đurđevdan Poets Gathering entitled To Jevrejska was held at the National Library of Serbia today, with participants including poets, prose writers, dramatic artists and musicians with impaired vision, as well as those without disabilities from Serbia, Republic of Srpska and Montenegro. The goal of the event, organized by the Belgrade City Organization of the Blind, is to promote and affirm poetic

JELIĆ ON PARTICIPATION OF YOUNG DSC CHEFS IN MOSCOW FESTIVAL

Six young chefs from the Down Syndrome Center Banja Luka participated in the 15th jubilean International Youth Gastronomic Festival Reviving Traditions Victory Easter, held on 18 May at the Central Museum of Victory in Moscow. Zoran Jelić, the founder and manager of the Down Syndrome Center, spoke in our morning program about the success of the young chefs, the projects and goals of this Center.

15 Scholarships in Greece for Students from Srpska

The head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Greece, Jelena Jovanović, and the president of City College in Thessaloniki, Yannis Ververidis, signed today a protocol on cooperation providing for 15 scholarships for students from the Republic of Srpska at City College, York University Europe Campus. Five scholarships covering 50 percent of the tuition, are provided for undergraduate studies, master studies and MBA (MasterofBusinessadministration)

Film The Witness Based on Testimony of Zoran Stanković

Today (20 May 2021), the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Serbia made official the cooperation between the Republic Center for Research of War, War Crimes and Search for Missing Persons and pathologist Zoran Stanković on shooting of the documentary The Witness by Denis Bojić, based on Stanković’s testimony and archival material on the horrors of war in BiH. Stanković said that the director had decided

Mlađen Cicović, Head of Republic of Srpska Representation in Serbia, Delivered Today Books from Republic of Srpska to Kikinda Library

The Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia has been donating books from Republic of Srpska publishers to libraries in Serbia for eight years. About 10,000 books have been donated so far, and today books from the Republic of Srpska were delivered to the Jovan Popović Library in Kikinda. Before that, the President of the municipality, received a delegation of the Republic of Srpska Representation in Serbia, headed by Mlađen Cicović, head of the Representation

Meeting Point of Tradition and Innovation in Industrial Production - Zvornik in RS Municipalities and Cities Scanning Project

The project of RS municipalities and cities scanning, implemented by the eKapija business portal in cooperation with the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia, continues with the presentation of economic and development potentials of Zvornik. After Trebinje, Sokolac, Gradiška, Petrovo, Milići, also Zvornik has obtained a digital, economic ID card including and presenting its infrastructure projects, but also agricultural, tourism, cultural and

Serbia Allocates EUR 484 Million for Projects in Srpska

The Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabić, said today in Istočno Sarajevo that Serbia allocated EUR 484 million for projects in Srpska. – At this moment, through the projects of HPP Buk Bijela, Rača-Bijeljina motorway and Trebinje airport, Serbia is investing about EUR 500 million, specifically 484 million – said Brnabić after the joint session of the governments of the Republic of Srpska

Romanija Association Founded in Belgrade

The homeland association Romanija was founded today in Belgrade, with the goal of preserving identity, maintaining closest possible ties with the homeland, and affirming economic, cultural and all other relations between the Republic of Srpska and Serbia. The association gathers the people originally from Sokolac, Han Pjesak, Rogatica and Pale, but it is also open to others of

Free Online Course of Serbian for Diaspora

Within the project Learning Serbian as a heritage language through an online group course, the Academic Serbian Association invites all the people from the Serbian diaspora, age 14 to 20, to apply (https://asasocijacija.com/prijava-ucenika-za-besplatan-grupni-kurs-srpskog-jezika-mesec-i-po-dana/) for a month and a half free group course of the Serbian language via Skype. The goal of the project sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Information is to popularize the Serbian language in

DODIK FROM ATHENS: SERBS AND GREEKS WANT TO PROMOTE AND SPREAD PEACE (PHOTO)

During his visit to Greece, the Serb member and chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, said for RTRS that Serbs and Greeks wanted to promote and spread peace in the future. After a meeting with the President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, and the Speaker of the Parliament, Konstantinos Tassoulas, Dodik said that Greece was oriented towards supporting BiH’s European path. - the main topic

RIVER UNA – LARGEST TOURISM POTENTIAL OF NOVI GRAD AREA (VIDEO)

In the last two years, demand has been growing for houses and cottages for vacation by the river. Such a tourist offer exists also in Novi Grad, along the Una. One of the 12 owners of the houses and cottages by the Una is Ljiljana Umićević, who rents a cottage to tourists. She says she is satisfied with the visits, and some of the tourists keep coming back to enjoy the

Actors Presented Game for Children That Encourages Learning Serbian Language and Culture

The director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon, received actors Nenad Okanović, Darko Apostolović and Bojan Ivković, who presented their project, the play Luedu - Learn, Man, which encourages learning and intellectual development of children as well as adults through fun and socializing. The questions are selected according to age and areas

Drljača Estate Plum Brandy Best in the World

Plum brandy produced at the Rajnovača estate of the Drljača family, living not far from Novi Grad, was declared the best stone fruit distillate in the world at the international competition World Drinks Awards in England. Owned by 46-year-old Branko Drljača, the prized plum brandy is a distillate of three plum varieties, including the autochthonous variety of Požegača.

Serbian People Highly Appreciate the Name and Work of the Great Nobel Laureate

The Serb member and chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, noted in a conversation with Nobel laureate Peter Handke that his visit to the Republic of Srpska was of great importance and that Serbian people highly appreciated the name and work of this great Nobel laureate. Dodik emphasized that Handke’s literary opus was of exceptional value and his word was not poisoned by hatred

Easier Access to the Austrian Market for Srbac Companies

By the end of this year, Srbac businessmen will be able to access significantly the Austrian market, expand or start cooperation with the existing or potential partners in Austria. This was announced by Mladen Filipović, Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Austria, who held a presentation today in the assembly hall in Srbac about the possibilities of providing support to domestic export-oriented firms in connecting with key sectors and companies in Austria.

Fraternal Serbian Houses from Podgorica and Banja Luka

A delegation of the Serbian House from Podgorica visited Banja Luka. They spoke about strengthening spiritual, national and cultural identity with the President of the Parliament, Nedeljko Čubrilović, and the President of the Academy of Sciences and Arts, Rajko Kuzmanović. They also visited the Republic of Srpska Writers Association. The solid foundations of the Serbian people should be an imperative for Serbs, wherever they are. The delegation from Podgorica talked with the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska about joint promotion of culture and tradition.

Banja Luka Down Syndrome Center to Represent Srpska in Russia Again

Six young chefs from the Down Syndrome Center Banja Luka are participating in the 15th jubilean International Youth Gastronomic Festival Reviving Tradition Victory Easter, to be held on 18 May at the Central Museum of Victory in Moscow. Six new young chefs from the Banja Luka Down Syndrome Center will present the Easter traditions of the Republic of Srpska, its customs, as well as the traditional

Petričević and Atanasković in Belgrade: Continue Implementation of Joint Projects

The Minister of Economy and Entrepreneurship of the Republic of Srpska, Vjekoslav Petričević, and Minister of Economy of Serbia, Anđelka Atanasković, agreed in Belgrade to work intensively in the coming period to implement previously agreed projects. Petričević noted that the discussion covered projects related to Podrinje and formation of industrial zones, and added that

RTRS to Premiere Film Guardian of Honor and Pride - Đorđe Mihailović on 1 May at 21.00

The documentary The Guardian of Honor and Pride - Đorđe Mihailović will premiere on Radio Television of the Republic of Srpska on 1 May, the day when Mihailović, who had dedicated his life to guarding the Serbian World War I military cemetery in Zeitenlik, Greece, celebrates his 93rd birthday. The film will be shown at 21.00 hrs. The 25-minute film was shot by the

Joint Promotion of Srpska and Vojvodina Tourism Potentials

Предсједник Владе Аутономне покрајине Војводине Игор Мировић рекао је у Бањалуци да је на састанку са предсједником Владе Републике Српске Радованом Вишковићем договорена заједничка промоција туристичких капацитета и потенцијала Српске и Војводине на сајмовима у иностранству. Мировић је подсјетио да је Војводина кроз добру организацију промоције својих потенцијала успјела да доведе једну од највећих јапанских…

Cvijanović: Srpska and Serbia Working Devotedly on Strategic Projects

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, said today that the Republic of Srpska and Serbia were working devotedly on the construction of a Banja Luka-Belgrade highway, Trebinje airport, and starting the construction phase of the large energy project Buk Bijela. After the session of the Council for Cooperation between the Republic of Srpska and Serbia, Cvijanović noted that she was satisfied with what

SAVA: Serbian Americans are Politically Invisible in America

The Serbian community hardly participates in American political life at all and it has no understanding of how the political process works, evaluated the Advisory Board of the first political organization of Serbs in the USA, the Serbian-American Voters Alliance /SAVA/, at a webinar /internet video conference/. At the video gathering that presented the principles, mission and goals of this organization of the Serbian-American community, it was pointed out that Serbian Americans...

Srpska Wine and Gastro Guide Available to Tourists

The Tourist Organization of the Republic of Srpska /TORS/ has published a brochure intended for foreign and domestic visitors in the form of a guide to Srpska’s gastro and wine culture. TORS announced that the brochure presented well-known dishes such as: cicvara, uštipci, sarma, polenta, beans, pies, lamb or veal roasted under the bell, roast pork and fish. - Since our

Gouillon: Serbia is Truthful about Endangered Serbian Population and Churches

The Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region of the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Arnaud Gouillon, said that the fact that Europa Nostra had included Visoki Dečani among the most endangered heritage meant that Serbia, the Eparchy of Raška and Prizren and humanitarian organizations had been telling the truth about the Serbian population and churches in Kosmet. - This means that

Gouillon: After 20 Years, Children to Learn Serbian in Russia from Autumn

More than 100 Serbian children will attend supplementary schools to be opened in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sochi in September, said the Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon. He notes that this is an outcome of his seven-day visit to Russia, which kick-started the affairs after more than two decades

Easter Customs – Ours and Throughout the World – New Competition for Pupils

Easter customs – ours and throughout the world is a new art and video competition announced as part of extracurricular activities. It was announced by the teachers of the Serbian Supplementary School in Berlin, Marija Aleksić and Mirjana Stefanović, within supplementary classes in the Serbian language in Berlin. The competition is open until 27 April to all pupils

Slavic Area Culture to Be More Recognizable

The Minister of Culture and Information of Serbia, Maja Gojković, and the Director of the Forum of Slavic Cultures, Andreja Richter, assessed that networking and cooperation of FSC member countries in the field of culture were extremely important for making the culture of the Slavic area more recognizable. At the meeting in Belgrade, Gojković emphasized that it was important for Serbia to establish more intensive bilateral relations in the field

Cultural Heritage Search Engine Records More Visitors

The search engine for the cultural heritage of the Republic of Serbia, intended to popularize national culture and art, has been recording a constant audience growth during the last 6 months. Since October 2020, over 32 thousand new users have been registered and in March the number of new users was 8,800. During the past month, the search engine was accessed from a total of 108 countries of the world, which leads to

Joint work of two ministries on preparing textbooks for national subjects

The First Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of Serbia and the Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development, Branko Ružić, and the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, Natalija Trivić, spoke today (9 April 2021) in Belgrade about joint work of the two ministries on preparing joint textbooks for national subjects – Serbian language, history and geography. - We considered the ways to intensify our cooperation

SUPPORT FOR ORGANIZATION OF DIASPORA FORUM IN PRIJEDOR

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, said that this Ministry would provide all necessary support to the city of Prijedor to realize a diaspora forum planned in July, and that activities had been agreed to present and position this city in the Republic of Srpska representative offices abroad.

Srpska Marked the Day of Police

The Day of the Police of the Republic of Srpska was marked by holding of a memorial service and laying of wreaths at the Central Memorial to Fallen and Missing Members of the MoI in Banja Luka.

Gouillon with Serbian Diaspora in Russia

Supplementary schools of the Serbian language, to be attended by Serbian children living in Russia, should start operating in September in three Russian cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sochi, Arnaud Gouillon, Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, told Sputnik, during his six-day visit to Russia with a delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

KLOKIĆ: DIASPORA REGISTER IS BEING CREATED

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, said in an interview for Srna that creation of a diaspora register was underway, as a comprehensive record of emigrants and their associations abroad. - To enable our activities to cover as many compatriots abroad as possible, the Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska

Tribute to the Legendary Keeper of Zeitenlik

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska Zlatan Klokić told Srna that 1 May should see the premiere of a documentary entitled The Guardian of Honor and Pride, dedicated to Đorđe Mihailović, the legendary keeper and guide of the Serbian military cemetery Zeitenlik in Thessaloniki. Klokić said that Đorđe Mihailović was a very important historical figure ...

Support to Export-Oriented Companies from Srpska

The Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Austria organized a training for representatives of companies from Srpska to discuss the possibility of establishing and improving business cooperation at the Austrian market. The training, organized via the Zoom internet platform, gathered more than 30 companies with the main objective to support business entities from the Republic of Srpska which are export-oriented

SELAKOVIĆ AND CVIJANOVIĆ ON INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS AND COOPERATION ON STRENGTHENING SERBIAN DIASPORA

Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikola Selaković, said today in Istočno Sarajevo that cooperation between Serbia and the Republic of Srpska went on and that new achievements on many infrastructure projects could soon be presented.

ONLINE READING TUNE IN AND READ A POEM AT SRPSKA NUL

On the occasion of the World Poetry Day, the National and University Library of the Republic of Srpska is organizing online reading Tune in and Read a Poem. The event will be held on Sunday, 21 March at 7 p.m. Participants include numerous renowned poets and poetesses as well as anyone wanting to read a poem of their choice, be it their own or not. If you wish to listen to or read poetry

"Serbs for Serbs" Collected About EUR 1.5 Million in Donations Last Year

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the charity organization Serbs for Serbs gathered about 40,000 donors around the world last year and collected 1,422,265 euros in donations. In 2020, the organization delivered aid for 205 families with 643 children. According to its annual report, the organization implemented twelve large projects to help communities and organized 136 humanitarian events.

Invitation to Online Training: How to Achieve Business Cooperation and Increase Exports to the Republic of Austria

As part of measures to support the economy of the Republic of Srpska and to overcome the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Austria will organize a series of interactive online trainings (via the online platform Zoom) in 2021 intended for economic entities from the Republic of Srpska on the manner and methods of achieving business cooperation and receiving support for exports.

Minister Klokić met with Arnaud Gouillon

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, and the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Serbia, Mlađen Cicović, spoke on 16 March 2021 in Belgrade with Arnaud Gouillon, Acting Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region.

Gouillon: Serbs in the region do not enjoy respect they deserve

There are 1.6 million Serbs in the region and ‘as many reasons for the region to say “thank you” - for tolerance, work, cultural and economic contribution,’ said today the Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region, Arnaud Gouillon.

Government of Srpska: Introducing Joint Textbooks with Serbia

The Government of the Republic of Srpska adopted today the information on introduction of a new unique approach with Serbia to the study of subjects of national importance and the development of textbooks for the subjects: Serbian language and literature, history, geography, nature and society, music culture and visual culture.

Srpska’s Promotional Video Won Third Prize in Japan

Tourism promotional video ‘Nothing much, but much more’ of the Tourist Organization of the Republic of Srpska won third prize in the category of best tourist destinations and regions at the prestigious Japanese World’s Tourism Film Festival. The Ambassador of BiH to Japan, Siniša Berjan, accepted the award on behalf of Srpska’s Tourist Organization

Dodik: Constitution Was Adopted at a Time When There Were no Armed Conflicts in BiH and It Reflected the Will of the Serbian People

The Serb member and Chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, said that the first Constitution of the Republic of Srpska was adopted at a time when there were no armed conflicts in BiH and that it reflected the political will of the Serbian people and their desire to have an independent Republic of Srpska. - After the decision to found the Republic of Srpska, the adoption of the Constitution is the most important political..

CVIJANOVIĆ: JOINT ACTION OF SRPSKA AND SERBIA EXISTS AND FUNCTIONS

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, said that the cooperation between Srpska and Serbia was extremely important and that it was perhaps the most natural connection in the political, economic and social sense in general, and that it was pleasant to know that it was always possible to rely on Serbia. Cvijanović said that, among the entire range of specific projects and types

CICOVIĆ: JOINT MARKING OF HOLIDAY IS PROOF OF SERBIAN UNITY

The Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia, Mlađen Cicović, said that marking the Day of the Republic of Srpska and the day of adoption of the first Constitution of Srpska was equally important in Serbia and Srpska, because those occasions showed best the level of unity of the Serbian people. – We have something to say, because you keep hearing from the highest officials

KLOKIĆ: SERBIA’S LEADERSHIP IN THE REGION MEANS STABILITY ALSO FOR SRPSKA

The Minister of European Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokić, noted the importance of Serbia being a leader in the region, because that meant stability for the entire region, and thus also for the Republic of Srpska and BiH. – We know that this area was very turbulent in a past period, but if we have strong political figures

DAY OF SRPSKA AND 29 YEARS OF THE CONSTITUTION MARKED IN SERBIA

The first Constitution of the Republic of Srpska was adopted 29 years ago today. The Day of the Republic and the 29th anniversary of the adoption of the first Constitution of Srpska were marked by a traditional reception in Belgrade, which was organized in the form of a television show. It was broadcast on RTRS, RTS second programme and 41 local and regional televisions in Serbia. The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, said

DISCUSSION AND TV SHOW ON THE OCCASION OF 9 JANUARY AND 29th ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST CONSTITUTION

The Day of the Republic of Srpska and the 29th anniversary of the adoption of the first Constitution of Srpska will be marked in Belgrade by a discussion on Friday, 26 February, and traditional reception on Sunday, 28 February, which will be organized in a television studio this year in the form of a collage show, announced the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia.

FILM DARA OF JASENOVAC BROADCAST ON RTRS

The film Dara of Jasenovac, directed by Predrag Antonijević, made with the support of the Film Center Serbia, had its exclusive world television premiere on the Radio Television of the Republic of Srpska on Saturday. The Radio Television of the Republic of Srpska bought the exclusive rights to broadcast the film and series Dara of Jasenovac in BiH. The film had its TV premiere simultaneously in Serbia, on the program of the Radio Television of Serbia. As a reminder, the film Dara of Jasenovac premiered on 25 November in Gračanica.

DODIK: FILM DARA OF JASENOVAC IS IMPORTANT FOR THE SERBIAN PEOPLE

The Serb member and Chairman of the BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik, said that screening of the film Dara of Jasenovac on the Radio Television of the Republic of Srpska would show the importance of this work for the Serbian people.

HAPPY MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY

On 21 February, the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region launched a campaign for the preservation of the Serbian language, on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day. Several videos featuring Serbs from all over Serbia, from Kosovo and Metohija to Vojvodina, from wider region - Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, as well as from the diaspora.

DRAGIĆEVIĆ: LANGUAGE - MOST IMPORTANT PART OF IDENTITY OF SERBIAN PEOPLE

The lecture on Great Serbian Scientists on the Serbian Language, Science and Culture was held tonight at the House of Culture in Brčko, on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day.

PATRIARCH PORFIRIJE ENTHRONED: CALL FOR PEACE AND UNITY

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Porfirije was enthroned today in Belgrade. At the solemn Holy Archbishop's Liturgy, the patriarch was enthroned in the manner prescribed by the Holy Assembly of Bishops, and after that act, the newly elected patriarch assumed the rights and duties of the supreme head and elder of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Thus, the new patriarch officially took over the duty.

Dodik: Serbs in Srpska Perceive Sretenje as Their National and State Holiday

The Serb member and Chairman of BiH Presidency, Milorad Dodik, said today in Belgrade that Serbs in the Republic of Srpska perceived Sretenje - the Day of the Statehood of Serbia, as their national and state holiday.

CVIJANOVIĆ: ECONOMICALLY STRONG AND POLITICALLY STABLE SERBIA – SUPPORT TO SRPSKA

The President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, extended congratulations to the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, the state leadership and all citizens on the occasion of Sretenje – Serbian Statehood Day, emphasizing that the leadership of Srpska and its citizens see economically strong and politically stable Serbia as their hope and strongest support, and perceive and feel each its holiday as their own.

Jovanović-Gouillon: Preserve Cultural and National Independence of the Serbian People

The Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Thessaloniki, Jelena Jovanović, and the Acting Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Arnaud Gouillon, held an online meeting today. Gouillon said that they discussed the way Greece coordinated activities with its large and well-organized diaspora. - In the coming period

FILIPOVIĆ: QUALITY OF REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA PRODUCTS RECOGNIZED IN AUSTRIA

Like other European countries, Austria is facing certain challenges and increased unemployment despite the measures of support of the Austrian government, says Mladen Filipović, Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Austria, in an interview. Filipović added that most challenges lay in the tourism and hospitality sector, which naturally affected also the employment of citizens from the Republic of Srpska.

Agreement Concluded between the University of Banja Luka and Towson University from USA

The University of Banja Luka signed an Agreement on Cooperation and Academic Exchanges with Towson University from the United States of America. The agreement stipulates that the contracting parties will work together on promoting educational and academic exchanges, academic information materials and publications, and encourage mutual educational visits. This agreement was concluded at the initiative of Bojan Vujić, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United States of America (USA

Ravasi: Sava Will Lobby for Serbian Interests

The first political organization of Serbs in the USA, the Serbian American Voters Alliance Sava, aims to lobby for Serbian interests and find American politicians who will be friendly disposed towards the interests of the Serbian-American diaspora, said the president and founder of this newly founded organization, Olga Ravasi.

Cooperation Agreed between Subotica and the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia

- Cooperation between Serbia and the Republic of Srpska has never been better, more concrete or finer than today - Mayor of Subotica Stevan Bakić and Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia Mlađen Cicović concluded yesterday in an open conversation held in the City Hall in Subotica - emphasizing that this cooperation was a good guideline also for all local self-governments in Serbia and the Republic of Srpska

Cooperation on Attracting and Realizing Investments Agreed

After meeting with the heads of the Republic of Srpska representative offices in Moscow and Thessaloniki, the director of the Development Agency of the Republic of Srpska, Marinko Đukić, and his associates met with the head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia, Mlađen Cicović, in Belgrade yesterday. They discussed potentials for joint cooperation in attracting and realizing direct investments.

Children from Srpska and Diaspora Recorded Song on Nurturing Serbian Language

In honor of the Serbian illuminator Saint Sava, children from the diaspora and the region recorded the song and video entitled Negujmo Srpski Jezik (Let’s nurture the Serbian language), announced today the Office for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia. Recording of the song involved children from the Republic of Srpska, as well as children of Serbian origin from Denmark, France, Italy and Slovenia. All was realized thanks to the Children’s Cultural Center Belgrade and the Association of Music Teachers of Serbia, through implementation of the project Children to Serbia. Music teacher and co-author of the project, Aleksandra Stanković, said that the Children to Serbia project included Serbian children from the region and the diaspora, united in choral singing with their peers from Serbia. - At the time of the Covid 19 pandemic, when schools were closed throughout Europe and the region, ten children with teachers from Serbian supplementary schools in Denmark, France, Italy, Slovenia

Monument to Stefan Nemanja Unveiled in Belgrade

A monument to the founder of the Serbian medieval state, Stefan Nemanja, was ceremoniously unveiled on Sava Square in Belgrade. The solemn unveiling was attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, Chairman and Serb member of BiH Presidency Milorad Dodik, Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska Radovan Višković and President of the NARS Nedelјko Čubrilović. The bronze monument is the work of the famous Russian sculptor Alexander Rukavishnikov. Its height is 23.5 meters above ground

Ambassador Đurić Participated in Vidovdan Summit of Serbian Diaspora Leaders – Horizon 2050

The Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the USA, Marko Đurić, took part in the second virtual gathering of Serbian organizations and influential individuals from the US, the Vidovdan Summit of Serbian Diaspora Leaders – Horizon 2050. In his keynote address, Ambassador Đurić presented the priorities of the Mission of the Republic of Serbia to the US, particularly expressing readiness to intensify cooperation with the diaspora, which, according to him, is a generator

Mlađen Cicović with Milica Marković on Promoting Republic of Srpska Investment Potentials in Serbia

The director of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of BiH, Milica Marković, said today in Belgrade that it was in the interest of both BiH and Serbia to proceed with assistance, investments and other economic cooperation. After the meeting with the head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia, Mlađen Cicović, Marković emphasized the importance of promoting the investment potentials of BiH and Republic of Srpska, as well as cooperation with Serbia.

Mayor of Knin: I Will Invite Serbs to Return, this is Their City Too

The mayor of Knin, Marko Jelić, said that he would continue inviting the exiled Serbs to return to Knin, because this was their city. He added that he had grown up and spent time in his childhood with many exiled Serbs, who were now already middle-aged people. Jelić underlines his excellent cooperation, as he says, with the Serbian Orthodox Church

Perović: Sputnik Vaccine Might Reach Srpska Next Week

The Russian vaccine Sputnik might arrive in the Republic of Srpska already next week. Srpska has submitted all the necessary documents, and the transport is ready, now everything depends on the Russian Direct Investment Fund. This was stated for Nezavisne by Duško Perović, Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Moscow, who pointed out that it was out of Srpska’s hands now, and everything depended on the Russian Fund with which the Republic of Srpska

Online conference held: Tesla – diaspora icon

Due to the current epidemiological situation, the traditional annual conference dedicated to Nikola Tesla, organized by the Tesla Science Foundation (TSF) from Philadelphia was held online this year, on 16 January 2021. Olgica Vlačić, Consul at the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in New York delivered keynote address.

SYDNEY: SERBIAN STATEHOOD DAY INSTEAD OF FESTIVAL

For the first time since holding of the Serbian Festival in Sydney began in 2013, this most popular and most visited event of the Serbian community on the Fifth Continent will not be held. What has been suspected for some time and rumoured about within the Serbian community, was confirmed by members of the New South Wales branch of SOYA (Serbian Orthodox Youth of Australia) by a post on the Festival’s social media pages.

DAY OF THE CROSS AND EPIPHANY WILL BE MARKED ALSO IN FLORIDA

The Day of the Cross and the Epiphany are also prayerfully celebrated in Florida, in North Port. The Serbs there, gathered around the Church and School Municipality of St. Sava, are diligent in preserving tradition and culture. North Port, with almost 60,000 inhabitants, also boasts a Serbian community. The settlement of Serbs began before 1914 and between and after the two great world wars.

SERBIAN NEW YEAR CONCERT IN VIENNA CANCELED, BUT "LET’S RENEW THE SANCTITIES" ACTION STARTS

At the end of last year, the management of the Board of Prosvjeta in Vienna decided to move the jubilean, tenth Prosvjeta’s Serbian New Year concert in Vienna to next year. Although the program was ready, as were prominent Serbian and international artists, the circumstances did not allow the celebratory concert to be held. ‘We are all sad, a lot of work was invested in the preparation.

SERBIA ELIMINATED PCR TEST REQUIREMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF COUNTRIES OF THE REGION

The Border Police was notified by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Serbia about new instructions for persons entering Serbia from countries affected by the coronavirus epidemic, which will enter into force on 14 January 2021. The citizens of BiH, Albania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Montenegro are allowed to enter Serbia without a PCR test, the BiH Border Police announced.

DODIK WISHED A HAPPY ORTHODOX NEW YEAR

The Serb member and Chairman of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, wished a happy Orthodox New Year 2021 to all those who celebrate this holiday according to the Julian calendar. – I wish you all a lot of health, joy and success and that the New Year brings progress and prosperity – said Dodik in his greeting.

Cvijanović Wished a Happy Orthodox New Year

On the occasion of the Orthodox New Year 2021, the President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, extended greetings to all citizens of the Republic of Srpska celebrating according to the Julian calendar. - I extend my sincere greetings on the occasion of the upcoming 2021 to all citizens who celebrate according to the Julian calendar. I wish for the next year to bring everyone, first of all, good health, overall progress, personal and family happiness. In the belief that 2021 will be marked by unity, stability and prosperity, I salute you cordially - says the greeting of the President.

DAY OF THE REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA MARKED ALSO IN CANADA

Дан Републике Српске обиљежен је и у Канади. Прву виртуелну прославу поводом 9. јануара организовао је Канадско-српски савез. Ова кровна организација канадских Срба упутила је честитке званичницима Српске, вјерујућем народу, и свимa онима који желе напредак Републици Српској. Ма гдје били и под чијом год заставом живјели, српска тробојка им је у срцу, а рођендан…

STOILKOVIĆ: SAINT-SAVAISM DEFINES IDENTITY OF SERBS WHEREVER THEY LIVE

Срби у Сјеверној Македонији и ове године ће од 25. до 27. јануара достојанствено обиљежити свој национални празник – Дан Светог Саве, јер је Светосавље оно што одређује идентитет Срба и повезује их на свим просторима на којима живе, изјавио је Срни предсједник Демократске партије Срба у Сјеверној Македонији Иван Стоилковић. Стоилковић, који је посланик…

CVIJANOVIĆ: IT IS OUR OBLIGATION TO SAFEGUARD THE REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA

At the ceremonial academy on the occasion of 9 January – the Day of the Republic, the President of the Republic of Srpska, Želјka Cvijanović, said that, 29 years after its founding, Srpska could be proudly described as a modern, democratic, politically and institutionally stable community with everyone living freely in it.

GOUILLON: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA

Acting Director of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region Arnaud Gouillon congratulated the Day of the Republic of Srpska. – Happy birthday, dear Republic of Srpska! I wish all Serbs west of the Drina a happy Day of the Republic of Srpska, and all of you celebrating the Holy Archdeacon Stephen today, a happy slava! – Gouillon wrote on Twitter.

CICOVIĆ: 9 JANUARY – SYMBOL OF SERBIAN PEOPLE’S DETERMINATION TO LIVE IN FREEDOM

The head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office in Serbia, Mlađen Cicović, told Srna that the Day of the Republic of Srpska was celebrated not only as the date of birth of the Republic of the Serbian people in BiH, but also as a symbol of the Serbian people’s determination to live in freedom in an orderly society.

REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA DAY MARKED IN WASHINGTON

BiH Ambassador to Washington Bojan Vujić and Head of the Republic of Srpska Representative Office Obrad Kesić marked the Day of the Republic of Srpska by attending the Divine Liturgy of the Holy Martyr Stephen with the parishioners of St. Luke Church in Washington.  

SRPSKA’S REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN GREECE MARKED THE DAY OF THE REPUBLIC

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the fashion of marking the Day of the Republic of Srpska, but not the significance the Day of the Republic has for our people in the diaspora.

CVIJANOVIĆ: CHRISTMAS TO BRING LOVE AND SPIRITUAL PEACE INTO HOMES

Предсједницa Републике Српске Жељка Цвијановић честитала је Божић свим православним вјерницима који празнују према јулијанском календару, са жељом да овај најрадоснији хришћански празник, у духу обичаја и вјерске традиције, у домове унесе радост, љубав, духовни мир, наду у напредак и боље сутра. – Рођење Исуса Христа нас окупља, зближава и подсјећа на истинске људске, породичне…

Фестивал фолклора Срба из региона одржан у онлајн формату

Шести Фестивал фолклора Срба из региона, у организацији Завичајног удружења „Сава Мркаљ” из Новог Сада, ове године је одржан у онлајн формату. Премијерним приказивањем на „Јутјуб” платформи и „Фејсбук” страници тог удружења, приказане су игре, пјесме и обичаји с Кордуна, из Лике, с Грмеча, из Црне Горе, с Косова и Метохије, из Дубичког Поткозарја, Куманова…

Лауреатима уручене награде „Извор“

Лауреат овогодишње награде „Извор“ за најљепшу причу о завичају је Жељка Башановић Марковић из Београда, а за најљепшу пјесму о завичају Миленко Шарац из Пљеваља, саопштено је данас у Представништву Републике Српске у Србије. Марковићевој је припало признање за причу „Земља“, а Шарцу за пјесму „Сонет о одласку“. Шеф Представништва Републике Српске у Србији Млађен…

Информације за стране држављане у Русији

У Санкт Петербургу је 8. децембра 2020. године одржан округли сто о питањима удобног и сигурног боравка туриста у Санкт Петербургу. Организатори оклуглог стола су Комитет за развој туризма Санкт Петербурга и Санкт Петербуршка државна буџетска институција „Градски туристичко информативни биро“. Догађај је био организован уз подршку Комитета за спољне односе Санкт Петербурга. У овом…

Цицовић: Допринос Србије очувању и напретку Српске – немјерљив

Шеф Представништва Републике Српске у Србији Млађен Цицовић оцијенио је да су односи Србије и Републике Српске, захваљујући одличној сарадњи највиших званичника, у посљедњих седам година бољи него икад, а да је однос Србије и њен допринос очувању и напретку Републике Српске велик и немјерљив. – То је, прије свега, резултат одличне сарадње предсједника Србије…

Студија о интересовању дијаспоре за посјету Републици Српској

Туристичка организација Републике Српске, као дио својих редовних активности на промоцији туризма у Републици Српској, започела је 2020. годину студију о интересовању представника дијаспоре за посјету Републици Српској. Основни циљ студије је стварање услова за стварање туристичких производа у складу са захтевима и потребама представника дијаспоре. Да бисмо добили почетне податке који су важни за…

Петричевић-Филиповић: Важно привредницима из Српске омогућити сигурно тржиште

Министар привреде и предузетништва Републике Српске Вјекослав Петричевић рекао је да је опредјељење Владе Српске и ресорног министарства да се унаприједи сарадња са Представништвом Српске у Аустрији да би привредницима из Српске који су извозно оријентисани обезбиједили сигурно тржиште и послове. Петричевић је навео да сарадња треба да омогући да страни инвеститори улажу у Српску,…

Гујон именован за в. д. директора Управе за сарадњу с дијаспором и Србима у региону

Владa Републике Србије именовала je на данашњој седници Арноа Гујона за вршиоца дужности директора Управе за сарадњу с дијаспором и Србима у региону, која је орган управе у саставу Министарства спољних послова. Арно Гујон, који је оснивач невладиних организација „Солидарност за Косово“ и „Иницијатива за наталитет и останак младих у Србији“, реализовао је бројне акције помоћи…

Одржан вебинар за компаније из Републике Српске

Представништво Републике Српске у Републици Аустрији организовало је данас вебинар у сарадњи са Иновационим центром Бања Лука на тему „Подршка извозно оријентисаним компанијама из Републике Српске“. Младен Филиповић, шеф представништва Републике Српске у Аустрији, говорио је о програмима који су на располагању компанијама у Републици Српској за подршку извозним активностима и приступу аустријском тржишту. На…

Аустрија наставља да инвестира у Српској, наредне године нова фабрика у Српцу

Аустријска Pewag групација наставља да инвестира у Републику Српску, а наредне године планирају да у Српцу отворе нову фабрику у области индустријског текстила чија би вриједност била око два милиона КМ и запошљавала би око 80 радника. Захваљујући ангажману и подршци Представништва Републике Српске у Аустрији, Pewag групација је претходних година већ реализовала значајне инвестиције…

FIRST TRAILER FOR THE DOCUMENTARY "INVISIBLE HEROES" RELEASED

The Republika Srpska Representation in Greece has released the first trailer for the documentary "Invisible Heroes", on which the Representation, in cooperation with the Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation of Srpska, has been working intensively for several months.

International quiz competition "Famous Serbs"

The "Famous Serbs" project is a cultural event of an educational nature that will be held this year and which aims to bring together young people from the Republic of Serbia, Republika Srpska, the region and the Serbian diaspora with a single goal, which is to preserve Serbian cultural identity. It is planned that the project will cover young people from 10 to 15 years of primary school,…

MANIFESTATION „Days of Srpska in Serbia“ COMPLETED

The manifestation "Days of Srpska in Serbia", which was held this year instead of in cities all over Serbia in the form of collage TV shows due to the corona virus epidemic, ended tonight with a show dedicated to cooperation between Serbia and Republika Srpska in the field of culture and education.

Cvijanović: Draw strength from unity

The President of the Republika Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic, stated that she was happy that the citizens of Srpska have support in Serbia, as well as because Serbia is looking forward to every success of Srpska, and said that we should draw strength from unity.

Manifestation "Days of Srpska in Serbia" started

Respecting all recommendations and restrictions due to the coronary virus pandemic, the Republika Srpska Representation in Serbia organizes and realizes its eighth manifestation "Days of Srpska in Serbia" as six collage TV shows on RTRS, RTS and 44 regional and local televisions.

"Days of Srpska in Serbia" begin tonight

The traditional manifestation "Days of Srpska in Serbia" will begin tonight with the showing of the first of six collage TV shows that will deal with institutional, economic cooperation, as well as cooperation in science, information technologies, and higher education.

Просвјетина школа српског језика у Аустрији почиње са радом

Почетак уписа у школу и прве активности заказани су за 4. октобар 2020. године, а због актуелне ситуације, продужиће се до краја мјесеца. Са наставом настављају сви разреди у црквеним просторијама у другом, трећем и шеснaестом округу, као и у Линцу и Ст. Полтену. Такође, са радом почиње и предшколска Мала причаоница за најмлађе као…

Цицовић: Сарадња Српске и Србије није ни на чију штету

Сарадња Републике Српске и Србије је све видљивија голим оком и нема ниједног разлога за сумњу, рекао је за Глас Српске шеф Представништва Републике Српске у Србији Млађен Цицовић. Цицовић је навео да су и Српска и Србија усмјерене ка миру и сарадњи у региону, што ће се моћи чути током предстојеће манифестације „Дани Српске…

Цицовић: „Дани Српске у Србији“ од 9. октобра на телевизији

Традиционална манифестација „Дани Српске у Србији“ ове године ће, због вируса корона, бити представљена кроз шест колажних ТВ емисија, почевши од 9. октобра, рекао је Срни шеф Представништва Републике Српске у Србији Млађен Цицовић. Он каже да Представништво Републике Српске у Србији овом манифестацијом сваке године на специфичан начин, са 20 или више атрактивних програма…

Предсједница Српске у Салцбургу са Штефаном Шнолом

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