The church of Theotokos of Ljevish, Prizren’s Cathedral, was erected by King Milutin in the early 14th century (1307-1309). It was built on the foundations of a three-nave basilica from the X-XI centuries, which was probably dedicated to Theotokos Eleusa (the Merciful) and itself erected on the site of an older non-christian temple. The church from the X-XI centuries was partially restored in the XIII century, during the reign of King Stefan, the Firstcrowned, when the Diocese of Prizren joined the autocephalous Serbian Church. During the reign of King Milutin, a thorough restoration of the temple was carried out, and inscriptions on the eastern façade, made in brick, testify to this King’s endeavor, carried out by the Prizren Bishops Damian and Sava, the latter Archbishop of Sava III. The names of Byzantine artists, proto-masters responsible for erecting and painting the seats of bishops of Prizren in the fourteenth century are also known – the architect Nikola and the painter Astrapa..
The Third Innovation Week, organized by AFA – AFA all for all, from 21 to 25 September 2020, was officially closed at the Swedish Embassy in Belgrade, a country that is one of the most innovative in the world. In his introductory speech, the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Ambassador Jan Lundin spoke about the importance of innovation and the importance of inclusive development, which is based on innovation and the development of innovation for the common good. Continue reading Third AFA All for All Innovation Week at Diplomacy&Commerce.
President Stevo Pendarovski of North Macedonia. The mosaic behind him, by a native artist, is titled “Macedonia: The Land of Light.” It is located in the presidential palace. JOHN PENNEY The first-ever virtual General Assembly session has been full of both challenges and opportunities: the risks of technical problems were high (and some have happened), but the opportunities for global leaders to stand out individually in their pre-recorded video speeches turned out to be greater than speaking in the cavernous General Assembly Hall. While some leaders seized the digital moment to innovate and project themselves in a personal way, others did not rise to the occasion. Here are PassBlue’s dos and don’ts in the Covid-19-era of diplomacy, as demonstrated in the general debates of the United Nations’ 75th session so far this week and related events. What worked Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama produced a special video with staff members from the UN in Pacific team to wish the UN a h..
On September 21, the Ambassador of Egypt in Belgrade, H.E. Amr Aljowaly, gave a speech at a conference entitled “Multilateral Relations and International Security” within the United Nations, the Faculty of Security at the University of Belgrade, and the Institute for International Politics and Economics. anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Aljowaly presented the historical fact that Belgrade and Cairo participated in the founding of the Non-Aligned Movement, which laid the foundation for the effective participation of developing countries in the United Nations system. Continue reading Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia at the conference “Multilateral Relations and International Security” at Diplomacy&Commerce.
The topic was chosen for TESTIVAL # 2: BREAD, so the smell of fresh bread and pastries will overwhelm all visitors to Dorcol Platz! Throughout a history of over six thousand years, bread has always reflected the specificity of the culture in which it was prepared, and it was never just a mere product for survival, but had a spiritual and ritual significance. The way in which it has been prepared and consumed for millennia, makes it a basic factor in the culture of nutrition and cultural heritage of a nation. Continue reading Testival 2020 scheduled! at Diplomacy&Commerce.
Dorćol Platz was the home of the exhibition of the Beta’s Photography of the Year competition. The exhibition will be open until September 29. The audience award was given to the photo reporter of “Mladina”, Željko Stevanić, for the photo “Protest against the Government of Janez Janša”, with 2,545 out of more than 5,500 votes of users of the social networks Facebook and Instagram. According to the jury, the first prize went to photo reporter Sanja Knežević for the photo “Size”. Continue reading Beta’s Photography of the Year at Diplomacy&Commerce.
The 20th award ceremony “Conquering Freedom” of the Maja Maršićević-Tasić Foundation was held on Thursday, September 24 at 7 pm in the premises of the Marsh Production, at 15/23 Cetinjska Street. The “Conquering Freedom” award, which is given to women deserving of the affirmation of democracy, human rights and tolerance in political communication, gathers the winners of the award every year, including Olja Bećković, Goranka Matić, Biljana Srbljanović, Ružica Đinđić, Borka Pavićević, Mirjana Karanović, Verica Barac, Aida Ćorović, Brankica Stanković and Danica Vučenić. Continue reading The “Conquering Freedom” award was given for the 20th time at Diplomacy&Commerce.
The third Innovation Week has started in Belgrade, RTS reports, emphasizing that in the next five days, world and domestic experts will discuss the way in which technologies affect the change of the economy, society and the way we work and live. The host of the conference, Finnish Ambassador H.E. Kimmo Lähdevirta, said that the country strives for the development of artificial intelligence to be applied in business and public services. Continue reading Innovation Week at Diplomacy&Commerce.
Last night, the Association of Jewish Municipalities of Serbia organized a reception for the new ambassador of Israel to Serbia, H. E. Yahel Vilan. H.E. Yahel Vilan addressed and greeted the present guests, among whom were numerous representatives of the diplomatic corps and the public scene of Serbia, and who in return wished him a successful mandate. The mandate of the new ambassador comes at a very challenging moment for the relations between Serbia and Israel, when the Israeli recognition of Kosovo and the promise of Serbia to move the embassy to Jerusalem came simultaneously. Continue reading A reception was held in honor of the new Ambassador of Israel to Serbia, H. E. Yahel Vilan at Diplomacy&Commerce.
Microsoft gathers industry leaders from Central and Eastern Europe at a unique digital event Hybridization: Corporation Next on 30th September, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM CET They will take part in the Thought Duels to discuss key business trends and topics. The event is opened for everyone interested to find out what are requirements of the new economy and what challenges await in the future. 2020 will be remembered as the year of unexpected changes. Continue reading Digital event Hybridization: Corporation Next prepares companies for the new economy at Diplomacy&Commerce.