Here is a few pictures from our Flickr photo set Belgrade, spring 2009:
The seventh Belgrade Beer Fest is about to move both the citizens of Belgrade and the visitors from August 12. to 16. 5 days of madness and lots and lots of beer will be accompanied by predominantly rock music, though as previous years, there will also be something for people that like other genres. The Beer Fest is the most massive event in Serbia, surpassing the most famous Exit (Novi Sad) and Gucha (Zlatibor) with over half a million visitors. This year it is expected to break the record with more than 600.000 party goers. Continue reading
Thousands of participants are already here at Belgrade, preparing for the 25th summer Universiade (Student Olympics), the most numerous sports happening after the Olympic games. There will be competitions in 503 categories of 15 sports, more than 1400 medals will be awarded, and about 8500 competitors from 145 countries will participate. They will be aided during their stay by more than 10000 voluntaries, speaking more than 80 languages. The competitions will be held all across the city, and a few basketball games will be held in Vršac, a city about an hour of driving away from Belgrade. The participants are accommodated at Belville, aka. the University village, at the New Belgrade district, near the arena. Continue reading
Some 1200 contestants from 40 countries have applied for tomorrow’s 22. Banca Intesa Belgrade Marathon, one of the most popular marathons in Europe. They will be joined by at least 20 thousand citizens participating in the Trka zadovoljstva (Fun Run) race that has a humanitarian goal – buying a ticket that costs about 2,5 € (3$) helps an UNICEF program School free of violence. Besides the Fun Run race there are the half marathon (20 km) and marathon (40 km). Same as previous years, the favorites are Kenyan athletes.
Part of this year’s Belgrade marathon is the 42nd Military World Marathon Championship (International Military Sports Council CISM – 140 nation-members) Continue reading
Do you know what or where Belgrade is? If your answer is no, we definitely recommend you BelgradeYourWay.com. If you do know that Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, located on the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe, and that it’s a 3 million inhabitants city with over 7000 years of history, Belgrade Your Way is still a site you should visit. In case you’ve been in Belgrade and know everything about it, you’re invited to share your knowledge with others, through the forums, or writing an article. After all, that’s what makes this site unique: it’s all about Belgrade – your way! Continue reading