The photographs of young Belgraders during the 1960s and 1970s is the last part of my promised Time Travel Trilogy. Two years ago, I started with the Brutalist architecutre, followed by Tito’s birthday and Youth Day. So, the last Time Travel… Continue Reading →
Forget about Western European flea markets! This one is next level: Welcome to Zemunski Buvljak in Altina my very own Disney Land.
Few weeks ago, I published the article Time Travel: A Photographic Journey through the Yugoslav Capital Belgrade, a photo series of Belgrade between the 50s and 80s. I promised to write about two more topics in honor of my Yugo-Nostalgia… Continue Reading →
photos: Marija Strajnić & U10 If I cast my mind back a few weeks and think about what we’ve been through, I still can’t realize it. But here we are. Things in Belgrade are getting back on track. Everything feels… Continue Reading →
If there is any month which reminds me on Yugoslavia it is definitely May. Starting with the International Workers Day, the country’s most significant holiday, followed by Tito’s death anniversary, his birthday and the Youth Day on the 25th of… Continue Reading →
The 6th of May is on the one hand the most meaningful feast for the Roma, who celebrate the return of springtime with a big festival and on the other hand, a very important Slava called Đurđevdan (ˈdʑuːrdʑeʋda:n) or in the… Continue Reading →
What a fucking rollercoaster ride. We are facing week eight and all I can say is that the last couple of weeks felt almost like a dystopian movie. The safety instructions in Serbia are extreme: Few weeks ago, the government… Continue Reading →
Marko Milošević aka MKDSL, which by the way stands for ‘Mom says I am handsome’, takes his fan base again behind the scenes. This time on a 4 day long live stream festival with his guests Šćepine Vragolije, DJ Luton, Nataleé… Continue Reading →
photos: Bojan Kovačević Those of you who have already been to Serbia’s capital know exactly what this city feels like. It’s vibrant, always busy, loud, sometimes even too crowded (especially the public transport) but also exciting, charming in its own… Continue Reading →
October is my favourite month in Belgrade. Everyone’s finally back from their holidays and the new season starts with film festivals and interesting happenings. This autumn guide doesn’t include only exhibitions and music festivals but also interesting places and activities. … Continue Reading →
Kc Grad invites you to the exhibition opening NEXT – Portraits of Belgraders by German photographer and Berlin’s most popular bouncer at Berghain, Sven Marquardt. For the first time in his thirty-year career, Sven worked on a project outside of Berlin…. Continue Reading →
Belgrade’s Christmas lights are still hanging throughout the city but the excitement of New Year’s Eve and the cozy Christmas atmosphere are already gone. Of course, there are some slavas (celebration of family saint patron’s day) here and there but January spreads… Continue Reading →
Museum Macura is the only private museum in Serbia and definitely a place you will fall in love with. It’s a must visit for all the art lovers looking for something eccentric and tasteful.
What’s going on in summer time? Fun days by the water, warm evenings spent on floating bars, outdoor cinemas on rooftops and crazy nights out in the city – Belgrade is in high season all summer long. Here are the… Continue Reading →
After a decade of renovation, Belgrade’s Museum of Contemporary Art has reopened.
Belgrade. Dancing on the Edge is the first short documentary about Belgrade’s electronic music scene and the people who created it.
Bioskop Zvezda (engl. cinema star) is more than just a place to see a film. It’s a social hub for film-lovers and culture-seekers. Read more about the occupied cinema which has been making cultural waves since opening.
Bellegrade’s first YouTube channel video is out. ’10 Ways how to be a Belgrader’ is a video, showing some typical habits of people living in Belgrade.
Planning your next adventure in Belgrade? If you’re on the lookout for something a little different, you’re in luck. Bellegrade offers alternative boat tours, where you’ll experience the city’s unique river life from a local’s perspective. From sunset cruises to hidden… Continue Reading →
This is a rather unusual but a fascinating story about a little Bagel bakery, which supports women, who have been victims of violence and human trafficking.
Few weeks ago I attended a ceramic group workshop given by Bojana Brkić, the owner, designer and ceramicist of re:art:concept. The result? A creative afternoon with a bunch of lovely people and two ceramic pieces created by ‘truly yours’.
The 8th edition of the international queer film festival Merlinka will take place from December 8 to December 14, 2016.
Paris is always a good idea! This autumn Belgrade brings the City of Light to Karađorđeva Street in Savamala.
This surrealist piece of street art appeared 10 years ago at the corner of Kapetana Mišina and Simina Streets in Dorćol.
October Salon is a representative manifestation of accomplishments in the field of visual art in Serbia, found and funded by the City of Belgrade.
Let me introduce you to Bejzikdizajn, a young designer brand, that specialises in unisex clothing and handmade jewellery.
On Friday, the 12th of August, Barutana, a club in the Kalemegdan fortress hosted an amazing event called Bizzare Bazzare.
The following are locals’ favourite Swimming Pools published on their Instagram profiles. The outdoor swim season starts usually in June and ends in September. The most crowded days are weekends and Wednesdays. (Students don’t pay on Wednesdays.)
Nova Logika, an artists’ union, has opened its doors for artists, friends and hedonists in the woods of Belgrade.
From far away, the industrial part of Dobračina Street looks empty and boring. But if you come closer, you will discover lovely places.
Yesterday, on Sunday July 24, another lovely event took place out in the countryside of Belgrade.
These are ten wonderful things you can do while visiting Belgrade. Each of them will be a unique experience, I promise.
Wanna do some unusual sightseeing? Take a magical ride with tram number 3.
BIGZ was the National Printing Institution of Yugoslavia but it is nowadays one of the most famous architectural buildings of Yugoslavian modern architecture.
The Elysium Island Festival took place from the 1st _ 4th of July in Sremski Karlovci, an hour’s drive from Belgrade.
The Street Smart Belgrade Collective organized a lovely Charity Street Art Market one week ago.
Belgrade, are you ready for the hottest summer ever?
Berliner’s Beer Street Festival took place from the 24 th – 26 th of June.
Belgrade’s first night market took place on Friday and it was awesome!
Dev9t (10.06 – 18.06.2016) is Belgrade’s most authentic, most creative, most beautiful, most inspiring festival ever.
The Beton Hala or Concrete Hall is one of Belgrade’s popular places during hot summer days.
Few weeks ago, “Go Vegan” graffitis appeared in the city.
Savamala is one of Belgrade’s urban neighbourhoods, located between the central station and the right bank of the Sava River. It is known for its nightlife, streetart and creative happenings.
Dorćol Platz is a new cultural center located in the lower part of Dorćol, the former industrial district.
Good Habits – A Walk Through Contemporary Art is a wonderful project, which is orginazed by the Remont Gallery, once a month.
“A catch-22 is a paradoxial situation from which an individual cannot escape because of contradictory rules.”
Yesterday, on the 6th of May was an important day: Đurđevdan or in the language of the Roma: (H)ederlezi.
The Hooks of Good Hope (orig.: Kuke Dobrote) is a humanitarian project, which started with a single heel at Brankow’s Bridge about a month ago.
Belgrade is a city with tons of great bars. During the nice weather season, they turn their open air areas and yards into colourful oases. This little guide, will show you Belgrade’s first five most beautiful outdoor coffee places.
Belgrade has got a new hotspot, which you will love for sure.
“We must get together and exchange our experience and wisdom, in order to create a new way for the humanity which is in harmony with the Nature.” – Wisdom of Natura, World Expo in Japan, 2005
This is an interesting story about a collection of abandoned things, which made Hilandarska Street number 26 famous.
If you want to have a deep look at Belgrade’s soul – have a walk at Skadarlija, Belgrade’s Bohemian quarter, in the first hours of an early evening. This soft, romantic place with its charming Belle Èpoque lanterns is surrounded by a… Continue Reading →
Belgrade’s Street Gallery (Ulična Galerija) celebrated their 4th birthday this weekend and it was awesome!
Ada Ciganlija is a river island, which is used as a multi-faceted recreation zone by the people living or visiting Belgrade.
New adress – same spirit
It’s hard to find a rooftop bar in Belgrade, which is not owned by a fancy hotel.
This boats will bring you in less than five minutes from Ada Ciganlija to New Belgrade (Blok 70) or the other way around.
When you buy handmade you are saying, „I support the quality product of individual artisans, rather than the lower prices of sweatshop labour.“ – Makadam
Once upon a time artists created from an abandoned nickel factory the most authentic place in Belgrade.
Check out our sticky-fingered guide to the best cold stuff in the capital. I’ve put together a list of top ice-cream parlours serving unforgettable frozen dishes.
Well, the most popular cake in Belgrade is the Moskva Šnit made by Hotel Moskva.
Kafana has its origin in the Ottoman Empire. It comes from the word kafa, which means coffee and is a local bistro that focuses on serving turkish coffee and alcohol beverages.
“My art is not the answer, it is rather the question.” – Gottfried Helnwein
Serbian Christmas and Easter holidays apply the Julian calendar meaning that the Serbs celebrate Christmas on the 7th of January. There are a lot of intricate traditions varying from place to place. In a number of regions and areas, particularly in cities,… Continue Reading →
The Domestic coffee (domaća kafa), or also called: Serbian coffee (srpska kafa), Turkish Coffee (turska kafa) or Black Coffee (crna kafa) has its roots in Yemen (15th century).
The biggest Chinese migration to Serbia was in the 1990ies.
This is a story about the day, I started hating Vapiano at the Knez Mihailova Street.
The Republic Square is Belgrade’s most known square, located in the heart of the city center.
Dvorištance literally means little yard and was one of my favourite bars in Belgrade.
The older we get, the more stressful life gets. So, once in a while, everyone needs to refill their batteries.