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.
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,
Since the tourist season in Belgrade is seriously taking on a momentum at the beginning of April, Public Utility Company “Funeral Services”, in accordance with its continuous efforts to sustain the excellence and remain ever present chronicler of the city and the keeper of the memories, customs, tastes, stands and believes of its residents in addition to their authentic stories,
On Sunday, Mach 25, the fourth in a row guided stroll through the Cemetery was organized for the members of the association „Izletnik” from Belgrade, guided by our colleague, Violeta Obrenović, art historian. The Association „Izletnik” (Excursionist) was founded almost forty years ago with the purpose to enable its members to get to know the natural beauties of our country and capital,
The practice of endowments, deeply rooted in the being of medieval Serbia, especially flourished at the end of 19th and the beginning of 20th century, which was compatible with the general atmosphere of raising national awareness, whereas the well-off and philanthropic individuals wished to contribute to empowerment of the country. Endowers and philanthropists used to leave their houses,