Following the trail of legendary WWI military commanders and heroes – Association “Kajmakčalan”

На молбу Удружења за неговање и чување српске баштине “Кајмакчалан” из Београда, 25.11.2018. године организован је обилазак последњих почивалишта и меморијала знаменитих војсковођа, хероја и хероина 1. Светског рата сахрањених на Новом гробљу, уз стручно вођење наше колегинице, историчарке уметности, др Виолете Обреновић.

У току ове шетње, која је била посвећена великанима Великог рата,

Canadian delegation visiting the Great War memorials at the New Cemetery in Belgrade

Ogranized by the Department of Migration Policy, Diaspora and Social Security Agreements of the Republic of Serbia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on November 16, 2018, a Canadian delegation accompanied by the Ambassador Dr Ljiljana Niksic and descendants of WWI heroine Milunka Savic, visited the final resting places of legendary Serbian WWI commanders and other significant memorials at the New Cemetery of Belgrade,

Delegation of the City of Obninsk – visiting the Memorial Cemetery of Belgrade Defenders and New Cemetery of Belgrade

In the course of its official visit to the Municipality of Palilula, the Delegation of the City of Obninsk, headed by the Mayor Vladmir Sapsa, visited the Memorial Cemetery of Belgrade Defenders on November 16, 2018 in order to pay respects and lay a wreath onto the Monument to the Red Army Soldier within this memorial complex.

Remembrance Day commemorated at the New Cemetery of Belgrade

100 years form signing the armistice in the WWI was commemorated on November 11, 2018, at the New Cemetery of Belgrade, in terms of the state ceremony with participation of the Diplomatic corps of Belgrade. The central state manifestation of laying wreaths and paying respects at the Memorial Ossuary of Belgrade Defenders (1914-1918), was conducted by the Minister of Internal Affairs,

Commemoration at the Austro- Hungarian Military Cemetery- WWI Armistice Centenary

On November 10, 2018, the commemoration ceremony intended to honor Austro-Hungarian soldiers killed during the battles for Belgrade in the WWI in addition to all casualties of the Great War, was held at the Austro-Hungarian Military Cemetery within the New Cemetery of Belgrade. This year, the ceremony was especially dignified due to the upcoming centenary of the WWI Armistice.

Armistice Day Commemorations at the New Cemetery of Belgrade – 100 Years Anniversary of WWI Armistice

Each November at the New Cemetery of Belgrade is marked with the series of commemorations devoted to all victims of the Great War. In a view of the upcoming Centenary of the WWI Armistice, two significant events will take place during this week at the New Cemetery in Belgrade:

The first Commemoration devoted to the victims of the Great War will be held on Saturday,

“Days of Freedom” – Commemoration of 100 years’ anniversary liberation from of Belgrade in WWI – (New Cemetery in Belgrade – Serbia)

Within the event „Days of Freedom“, and on the occasion of WWI Armistice Centenary and Commemoration of 100 years anniversary liberation of Belgrade in WWI (November 1), on November 1, 2018 the wreaths were first laid at the WWI French Military Cemetery, by the French State Secretary for Defense, Geneviève Darrieussecq, Serbian Minister for Labor,