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Dragan Velikić wins Vilenica Prize

The winner was first announced in the online edition of the Koper-based newspaper Primorske Novice, ahead of a news conference in Ljubljana on Wednesday.

Commenting on the news, Velikić told the paper that the Vilenica festival was very important to him. The first time he was invited to attend the festival was in 1989, when he published his debut novel Via Pula.

Serbian Leader ‘Following Orban’ in Controlling Media – Freedom House

Viktor Orban in Hungary and Aleksandar Vucic in Serbia have had great success in snuffing out critical journalism in their countries, blazing a trail for populist forces elsewhere, the latest report of the international rights watchdog Freedom House, published on Wednesday, says.

Serbian Family Keeps Pianos in Perfect Tune

"My sister Ana handles the concert season and public relations, my wife handles the administrative duties, and I am a multifunctioning device," he jests.

After attending music high school in Belgrade, Vrbanec went on to receive a degree in piano and a Europiano technical degree.

Veteran Serbian Journalist Dejan Anastasijevic Passes Away

One of the most respected journalists in Serbia, Dejan Anastasijevic, a longtime correspondent for Time magazine, Vreme, Tanjug, B92, the BBC and many others, has died in Belgrade after a long illness.

Born in 1962, Anastasijevic reported from the wars in the former Yugoslavia and wrote extensively about war crimes, earning the wrath of the Serbian authorities at the time.

Serbian Journalists Protest Against Acts of Intimidation

Journalists in Serbia have staged a protest after a video targeted BIRN Serbia editor Slobodan Georgiev, calling him a "traitor".

The video was distributed via Twitter and also targeted other independent journalists and portals.

Journalists gathered in front of the Hi Tech Prosecution in Belgrade, demanding that the authorities react and do more to protect journalists.

CFR Passengers, to move to summer time, train schedule remains unchanged

CFR Passengers informs that as of March 31, 2019 the railway transport activity will move to the official summer time, 3:00hrs am becoming 4:00hrs, but the train schedule in force will not change, and the traffic will be carried out according to the timetable provided in the train schedule.

Balkans Must Escape ‘Cycle of Suffering’ – Serbian Actor

The first was Nikola Rakocevic, in 2014. In its time, European Shooting Stars has brought such now famous world stars as Rachel Weisz, Franka Potente, Daniel Craig, and others to Berlin.

But Maric says he does not think that world fame automatically awaits him.

"I'm not getting too excited. Hollywood will not be ruined without me," he jokes.

Legendary folk singer dies in car crash in Germany

This is according to the press in Serbia and in the region.

Blic writes that 43-year-old musician Mirsad Keric, who was behind the wheel, has passed away. However, his son later denied this.

According to the German police, the incident involved a 34-year-old intoxicated driver of a Mazda 6, a resident of the German town of Gutersloh.

Berlin: Serbian film wins Europa Cinemas Label Prize

Directed by Miroslav Terzic, the film stars Snezana Bogdanovic as Ana, a seamstress who is convinced her infant son was stolen at birth to be sold for adoption some 20 years ago, the Hollywood Reporter writes.

Halep nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep has been nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2019 award, which will be presented at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards scheduled for Monday evening in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Halep is competing with American gymnast Simone Biles, Czech skier Ester Ledecka, German tennis player Angelique Keber and American skier Mikaela Shiffrin.

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