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,
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.
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,
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,
On October 24 and 25, 2018, we were privileged to receive the visit from two groups of high school students: students from „Tehno-Art“ High School for Technologies and Crafts and students from High School Student Dorms Association of Belgrade.
Through the story about the history of the New Cemetery in Belgrade, since its beginnings to the present day,
In the course of the official visit of the Russian Federation Treasury Department members to the Ministry of Finance and Treasury of the Republic of Serbia, the representatives of this institution paid their respects and laid the wreaths at the Memorial Cemetery of Belgrade Defenders. Subsequent to hearing the brief story on the history and artistic value of this memorial complex,
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.
for the Burial Sites Visitors on the Occasion of the Memorial Saturday
We wish to appeal to the visitors of the cemeteries to be careful when visiting the burial sites of their loved ones, and especially not to lean onto the headstones.
In the course of the regular control of the headstones stability,
On the occasion of this year’s European Heritage Days, another guided stroll through the New Cemetery of Belgrade was organized on September 30, 2018. The significant number of visitors who attended the event, were able to hear the intriguing stories about people who chose politics and diplomacy as their careers, in addition to those who entered into this merciless arena from other professions.
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE VISITORS TO THE CEMETERIES ON THE OCCASION OF THE MEMORIAL SATURDAY (October 6, 2018)
- Entering Cemeteries by motor vehicles is forbidden
- Secured transportation by air-conditioned mini-vans at the cemeteries Orlovača, Lešće and Nova Bežanija
Public Utility Company “Funeral Services” appeals to the general public to use public transportation instead of private vehicles on the occasion of the Memorial Saturday,