103-Years anniversary form the commencement of Belgrade defense during the WWI was commemorated at the New Cemetery in Belgrade on October 7, 2018. This significant date was commemorated by laying flowers and wreaths at the Serbian Ossuary of Belgrade Defenders (1914-1918) and final resting place of the Colonel Dragutin Gavrilović at the New Cemetery of Belgrade.
As a response of this year’s theme of the cultural manifestation European Heritage Days – „European Year of Cultural Heritage: Art of shearing “, On September 23, 2018, the first in the series of the guided strolls through the New Cemetery was held, entitled “Fatherland is Defended by Heart”. In line with the theme,
Shortly before the planned round table on the subject: “To which extent cultural heritage belongs to women?”, organized within the Program “Share Your Knowledge” on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (2018); mentors and alumni of the Program, who visited the New Cemetery in Belgrade on August 25,
Member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts Vladeta Jerotić, who died on September 4, 2018, at the age of 95, was laid to rest on September 6, 2018 at the New Cemetery in Belgrade. The requiem service in front of the St. Nicolas Church was conducted by his Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and His Eminence Bishop of Šumadija – Jovan,
On August 27, 2018, there will be 102 years from death of great author and national tribune Petar Kočić. Petar Kočić was a prominent Serbian author, national activist against the Austrian occupation and social injustice in rural areas, who devoted his entire literary and political work to the national and social activism. He was Serbian representative in the Bosnian Parliament in 1910 and 1911. Through his satiric stories (such as: “The Badger on Trial”,
In addition to the state ceremony traditionally commemorating the anniversary of death of Archibald Reiss, „Serbian Friend for All Times”, in terms of laying wreathes to his monument at the Topčider Park, a group of citizens form Mačvanski Prvnjavor paid their respect and laid wreaths in addition to conducting requiem service at the resting place of Archibald Reiss at the Topčider Cemetery (Archibald Reiss was pronounced honorary citizen of Mačvanski Prnjavor in 1922).
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,
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.
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,
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.