Ivo Andric

Serbia guest of honour at International Book Fair in Tehran

Minister of Culture and Media Vladan Vukosavljevic will speak at the opening of the Fair on 1 May, while "Days of Serbia" and the stand of the Republic of Serbia will be officially opened on May 2, the government announced on Friday.

Books by Milos Crnjanski, Ivo Andric, Mesa Selimovic, Danilo Kis, Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic, Dositej Obradovic and others authors will be presented.

Serbia Tabloid Accused of 'Polluting' Book Fair

The Belgrade International Book fair was once the haunt of famous writers and publishers - which explains why the Serbian tabloid "Informer" has encountered a good deal of criticism on Twitter for luring guests of a very different type to this year's fair.

They included actors, sportsmen, a folk singer, a reality TV star, an astrologist and a hair-dresser.

National Library receives gift from Ivo Andric Foundation

BELGRADE - The Ivo Andric Foundation has given the Serbian National Library a collection of all the issues of Ivo Andric's works published outside of Serbia from 2012 to this day, as part of the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Serbian Nobel laureate's death, the library has stated.

Library's acting director Laslo Blaskovic accepted the gift.

Exhibition Not so Long Ago...Fellow Citizens opens Tuesday

BELGRADE - An exhibition entitled Not so Long Ago... Fellow Citizens, which shows the life of Young Bosnia members before the Sarajevo assassination of Austro-Hungarian prince Franz Ferdinand, will be opened at Belgrade's Kalemegdan fortress on Tuesday as part of the programme marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.