Novi Sad

International Federation for Theater Research event opens

According to Brnabic, quoted on the Serbian government's website, "science, art and culture are key drivers of social and economic development."

Brnabic expressed her satisfaction with the opportunity to welcome more than 1,000 professionals, theoreticians and practitioners of theater and performing arts from around the world.

Support for Croat minority agreed

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met on Tuesday with a delegation of the National Council of the Croat national minority in Serbia, headed by Council President Tomislav Zigmanov, to discuss concrete measures to improve the ethnic Croats' life in Serbia and establish more intensive cooperation.

Foreigners arrested at military facilities in Belgrade, Vrdnik, at Petrovaradin

BELGRADE - Serbian military police have arrested eight foreign nationals for unauthorised entry to, or making unauthorised footage of, military facilities in Belgrade, in Vrdnik on Mt Fruska Gora and at Petrovaradin near Novi Sad, Vecernje novosti reports, quoting senior sources in the Serbian intelligence community.

EXIT voted Best Major Festival

NOVI SAD - EXIT was once again voted Best Major Festival at the 9th annual European Festival Awards in Groningen, The Netherlands, the festival organisers have announced.

EXIT "won the Grand Prix in fierce competition comprising of over 350 festivals in 35 countries that included all the major players in Europe," they said in a statement Thursday.

Scotsman who organized Novi Sad fireworks seriously hurt

Reports on Monday said that he was being treated at the Clinical Center of Vojvodina and that his condition was stable.

Tanjug is reporting, citing local media, that the man is believed to be Mike Knox - one of those who co-designed the fireworks and directed the display.

There has been no official confirmation of this yet.