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On the trail of humanity and philanthropy– remembering the founders of the Circle of Serbian Sisters

On Saturday, June 9, 2018,  representatives of the Circle of Serbian Sisters from Niš visited the New Cemetery and paid their respects to some of the most prominent women related to the movement, laid to rest at this cemetery: Nadežda Petrović, Katarina Milovuk and Delfa Ivanić, in addition to WWI heroine, Milunka Savić.

Circle of Serbian Sisters was established as humanitarian,

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Legendary professor of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade Predrag Bajčetić laid to rest at the New Cemetery

Beloved Professor of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade Predrag Bajčetić was laid to rest quietly today at the New Cemetery, accompanied by frequent sun showers, wreaths and
bouquets of red and white roses.
“Predrag Bajčetić was not living for art.  His life was an art from in its own merit. He continuously tried to create the new world and present it to the eternal truth.

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Outstanding Love Stories of Great Serbian Men and Women – guided thematic stroll through the New Cemetery in Belgrade

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, another thematic stroll through the New Cemetery in Belgrade entitled „Outstanding Love Stories of Great Serbian Men and Women” was attended by significant number of visitors. Neither the rain, nor temporary thunders stopped the visitors to patiently listen to the intriguing stories about love, disappointments, passions and emotional ups and downs of many charismatic men and women buried at the New Cemetery,

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Outsanding Love Stories of Great Serbian Men and Women – free thematic stroll through the New Cemetery in Belgrade on June 3, 2018

Following the initiative of the Association of Significant Cemeteries of Europe(ASCE), the last week of May is traditionally marked throughout Europe as Week of Discovering European Cemeteries (WDEC), with the aim to encourage the citizens of Belgrade to get to know and understand the values, artistic achievements and funerary heritage diversities thorough the series of events.

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Builders, sculptors, painters of the past and present – 15th Museum Night at the New Cemetery in Belgrade

For the sixth time in a row, the New Cemetery in Belgrade opened its gates for the visitors in the course of the 15th Museums night, held on May 19, 2018, with the general theme “Victories and Victors”.
Under the light of the lanterns, the visitors were able  to see the final resting places of the builders,

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Stroll through the Allies of the New Cemetery – 13th Belgrade International Architectural Week

As a part of the program of the 13th Belgrade International Architectural Week, the traditional Stroll through the Allies of the New Cemetery was organized on Sunday, May 20, 2018, guided by our colleague, art historian Dr Violeta Obrenović.
The stroll started form the entrance to the New Cemetery and comprised the visit to the main allies,

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101 years from Death of Field Marshal Putnik Commemorated at the New Cemetery of Belgrade

On May 17, 2018, 101 years from death of the Field Marshal Rаdоmir Putnik was commemorated at the New Cemetery of Belgrade, with full military and state honors and laying wreaths at the Field Marshal Putnik Burial Chapel at the New Cemetery central lane.

Radomir Putnik, the first Serbian high-ranking officer holding the rank of Field Marshal,

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LEST WE FORGET – ANZAC DAY – Commemoration Day for Fallen Commonwealth Soldiers

The commemoration for fallen Commonwealth soldiers who died in wars, conflicts and peace-keeping operations was held at the New Cemetery of Belgrade, on April 25, 2018, by paying respects and laying wreaths at the WWII Commonwealth Military Cemetery. This day is commemorated each year on April 25, in Australia and New Zealand and was originally established in honor of the Australian and New Zealand Armed Forces (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps –

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Members of the Association of Independent Unions from St. Petersburg visiting the New Cemetery of Belgrade

On April 22, 2018, the second group of members of the Association of Independent Unions from St. Petersburg, visited the New Cemetery of Belgrade. Through the intriguing stories of our colleague Violeta Obrenović, the young union members learned the history of the Russian Necropolis, life stories of the prominent Russian emigrants buried at these plots,

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