Special Event - Indian Cooking Workshop

December 2021.

Special Event - Indian Cooking Workshop

On Tuesday December 14th, we had an exciting and informative Indian cooking demonstration from Rajitha Kurup. We met in Rajitha’s home kitchen, where we began the taste adventure with masala chai. We went on to learn about many essential Indian spices - cumin, coriander, cloves, cardamom and mace, to name a few -- where to find them, how they impact the taste of the food, and how to use them. Rajitha used various oils, nuts, grains, and lentils. We ...

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Creative Arts Group - Cupcake Workshop

December 2021.

Creative Arts Group - Cupcake Workshop

On Monday December 13 th , a group of IWC ladies were treated to a workshop for decorating cupcakes. Since it’s the holiday season, our cupcakes had a Christmas theme - wreaths, poinsettia flowers, and Santa Claus faces. IWC member Sendy Kristiani was our teacher, assisted by Sonia Shehryar, who is also a master baker. Sendy taught us how to do several piping methods with yummy buttercream frosting and we will certainly use those techniques in the ...

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Creative Arts Group - Christmas Ornaments Workshop

December 2021.

Creative Arts Group - Christmas Ornaments Workshop

The Christmas ornaments making workshop took place in Hotel Indigo on December 8th.  The set up of the restaurant Duke is perfect to kick start the Christmasy feeling. The hotel sponsored our beverages, so kind of them. The workshop was intensive, beginning at 11am and ending at nearly 15h. We were all so proud of our bling bling handmade ornaments.

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Creative Arts Group - Christmas Card Workshop

December 2021.

Creative Arts Group - Christmas Card Workshop

Craft artist, Sonja Miokovic, of Belgrade Makers Club, hosted two very enjoyable IWC workshops on holiday cardmaking on December 3rd. Choosing from the amazing array of materials provided, and with Sonja’s expert guidance, participants surprised themselves and discovered that they had artistic talents of which they were not even aware! Cards produced ranged from those decorated with the most delicate watercolour wreaths to an array of the most ...

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Walking Group - Old Town

December 2021.

Walking Group - Old Town

On December 2nd, the Walking Group toured Kalemagdan and Old Town. 

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Walking Group - Ada Lake

November 2021.

Walking Group - Ada Lake

The IWC walking group had a power walk around Ada Lake on November 25th. We enjoyed the bright sun and slight breeze. We walked the circuit around Ada Lake, about 10,000 steps. We had new companions; Sally and Flora, beautiful dogs in tow. We rested in one of the cafes in Ada Ciganlija, where we had coffee, hot chocolate and snacks. We ended our walk at 12:30 pm.

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Ceramics Painting

November 2021.

Ceramics Painting

On November 24th, the Creative Arts Group met at Colors4U art studio for a fun and relaxing few hours of ceramics painting. One in the group painted a mandala on a plate, two of us painted pumpkin scenes on plates in watercolors, and another one of us painted a reindeer tree ornament. Owner and IWC member Libertad Heredia was a gracious host. We won’t see the final finished product of our work until the pieces get “cooked” in the kiln and we can’t wait! ...

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The first regular meeting of the book club

November 2021.

The first regular meeting of the book club

The first regular meeting of the book club took place on Tuesday, November 23rd, 10:00 am, at Colors4U art studio. Members had the chance to enjoy a coffee or tea and some pre-Christmas Gingerbread temptation in an inspiring environment. The first book to be discussed was The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith. It was a vivid and lively, yet very respectful discussion that everybody enjoyed. We would like to extend a special thank you to ...

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Pilates Group

November 2021.

Pilates Group

On Tuesday November 23rd, the Pilates group consisted of four ladies. We had a combination of mat Pilates and basic suspension training. We used the ropes to do the bridge, front planks and leg stretch. It worked well on our core area and arms. We also used a spine corrector to stretch our spine. It felt good. This simple stretch alleviates tightness and pain in the cervical spine (neck).

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Museums Section - Exhibition of Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics in the Balkan Countries

November 2021.

Museums Section - Exhibition of Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics in the Balkan Countries

On November 18th, a group of IWC members were privileged to attend a specially arranged private tour of the Exhibition of Miraculous Icons and Holy Relics in the Balkan Countries. The event was hosted by the Bulgarian Embassy and Radosveta Doykova, spouse of the Bulgarian Ambassador to Serbia. The highlight of the visit was certainly the indomitable passion of the exhibition curator and author, Professor ...

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Pilates Group - November 11th

November 2021.

Pilates Group - November 11th

On November 11th our Pilates group did a Pilates Circuit where we combine cardio elements that make us sweat with resistance training to build our lean muscles. We used a range of Pilates equipment - in a circuit format to provide a more varied workout. We spent about 3 minutes at each station with a small rest period between each exercise. This is a head-to-toe fat burning workout that will improve core strength and balance. The class this week was a bit ...

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Holistic Group - Holistic Sound Therapy

November 2021.

Holistic Group - Holistic Sound Therapy

On Wednesday, Nov 10th a few ladies enjoyed a wonderful session of Gong Therapy at Ana Tomovic‘s place, which is called „Alhemija komunikacije“. After Ana‘s explanation about the benefits of Gong Therapy, she played her gongs and all the ladies floated to a healing space. For one hour we were laying down enjoying the sound. Afterwards, we all decided to come back in December to try another workshop with gorgeous Ana. Useful ...

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Visit to Zepter International

November 2021.

Visit to Zepter International

On November 10th, Zepter International rolled out the red carpet for IWC members. We were treated to exclusive, in-depth explanations of Zepter’s high-end products that enhance lives and homes. We were introduced to their water and air filters, learning about how they work and all the health benefits. Then two doctors gave us a presentation about their popular Bioptron light therapy devices, and we were able to test them ourselves. We also tried on their ...

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Museums Section - Arte Gallery

November 2021.

Museums Section - Arte Gallery

On November 9th, IWC members were treated to a visit to Arte Gallery. Members viewed the private art collection of the Marijanovic family. A detailed history of each painting, and the personal relationship of the Marijanovic family with the artist, was described in a most beautiful manner by the owner and collector Jelena Marijanovic. We would like to thank our member Alexandra Grais for arranging this special viewing.

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Walking Group - Walk from Belgrade Waterfront Galerija along the river Sava towards Brankov Bridge

November 2021.

Walking Group - Walk from Belgrade Waterfront Galerija along the river Sava towards Brankov Bridge

On Thursday November 4th, due to bad weather predictions the ladies decided to walk from Belgrade Waterfront Galerija along the river Sava towards Brankov Bridge. We were eager to wear our raincoats, get wet and, enjoy the outdoors. Instead, we had an amazing sunny day. Our energy was boosted, and when we reached Djokovic tennis courts, we sat for a well-deserved rest at the Blue Wave café. ...

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