Museums & Sightseeing Group - "Letters from Belgrade"

May 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - "Letters from Belgrade"

On 6th May, the LAG Gallery in Galerija Mall graciously hosted a presentation by Patricia Andjelkovic, the author of “Letters from Belgrade”, which is her personal account of the bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. The event was organized by Sonia Shehryar and Monique Merriam, who are both members of the IWC. The event was attended by 25 guests from many different countries. After the event, a group of ladies had an enjoyable lunch ...

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Museum & Sightseeing Group - Ethnographic Museum

April 2021.

Museum & Sightseeing Group - Ethnographic Museum

On April 28th a rather big group of our members visited the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the Balkans.  We had a very qualified guide who took us through the permanent excibition in the Museum. We learned something about the history of the region, movement of slavic people, specially serbian tribes, and how their way of life changed through the centuries.The focus was on ...

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Painting Group - Jewelry Workshop

April 2021.

Painting Group - Jewelry Workshop

On Monday, April 26, the painting group met again at a jewelry workshop. We had the opportunity to create personalized jewelry with new wire and bead techniques. A big thanks goes to Yolo, our teacher, and to Colors4You for hosting our group at their lovely studio.

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition of the Work of Photographer Goranka Matić

April 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition of the Work of Photographer Goranka Matić

Wednesday, April 21st, IWC was invited to join a group visiting an exhibit of the famous Serbian photographer Goranka Matić. Matić was gifted, prolific, and at times controversial. Her subject matter included society, politics, portraiture, rock and roll bands, landscapes, experimental art, and more. Una, our English-speaking guide, gave us colorful details about the author's work and life. After the museum ...

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Walking Group - Topčider

April 2021.

Walking Group - Topčider

The walking group walked and hiked at one of the greenest and most prestigious parts of Belgrade, Topčider. This is an excellent park in the urban area for a walk. It was half sunny day, chilly and windy, but this thick forest protected us with its abundance of green big trees. We met up at a restaurant, Milosev Konak and from there we walked in the forest.  It was muddy from the previous days of continuous rain, but it was so quiet and calm, as though we had the ...

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Holistic Approach Section - KonMari method

April 2021.

Holistic Approach Section - KonMari method

On April 14th we met Savka Micich, our member who is a professional organizer and master level consultant for the KonMari Method. She introduced the KonMari method and shared with us her experiences in working with her clients. Also, she gave us practical tips for how to fold clothes, among other suggestions. We had a great morning with a lot of discussions and sharing of experiences. Thank you Savka for even sharing with us the contents of your ...

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Tito's Blue Train (Plavi voz)

April 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Tito's Blue Train (Plavi voz)

On April 9th, the IWC had the pleasure of visiting an exhibit of Tito's Blue Train (Plavi Voz). It was amazing to see the luxury, engineering mastery, and history represented by these fascinating railway cars and all the accessories and photos.A big thank you goes to Milena, our English-speaking guide for her interesting tour explanations. 

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition "Reflections"

March 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Exhibition "Reflections"

On Friday March 26th, nine IWC members attended a combined group event with ladies from several clubs, including Belgrade Accueil, the French-speaking group. We visited the exhibition "Reflections", the life works of multi-dimensional artist Mira Brtka. Brtka was a painter, sculptor, film-maker, and fashion designer whose works are extremely varied and rich, full of passion and creativity. Our English-speaking guide gave us a tour that ...

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Walking Group - Ada Lake

March 2021.

Walking Group - Ada Lake

Last Thursday the walking group was greeted with 15 ladies who walked around Ada lake together.  The beautiful weather graced us with plenty of sunshine and blue skies, as though it knew we all really needed plenty of vitamin D! Ada Lake gave us a nice oasis feeling, tucked away from all the city hustle. It is definitely a place to take a stroll/walk, especially with great company. As the organizer of the walking group I am so touched by the turn out of ...

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Holistic Approach Group - Mindfulness and Meditation

March 2021.

Holistic Approach Group - Mindfulness and Meditation

On Tuesday, March 23rd, Mia opened her door to us for the holistic approach group event. This time, April Scott gave us an introduction to “mindfulness”. We talked about our own experiences and April also led us through a meditation based on the Wheel of Awareness. Thank you, April, for reminding us of the “small” steps that can help us to live a more mindful life! And a special thank you to Mia for hosting us in her ...

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Walking Group - Gardos Hill and Zemun Green Market

March 2021.

Walking Group - Gardos Hill and Zemun Green Market

Thursday March 11th, the walking group walked in Zemun. It was a short walk but it was interesting to see Zemun on a weekday. We enjoyed the beautiful Danube riverbank which later on lead us to walk through the old part of today's Belgrade; historical and charming Zemun.   We walked through the modern wide boulevards, old narrow streets and enjoyed the view from the Gardos hill where Millennium tower is.  Standing on ...

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Walking Group - Ušće to Zemun and Back

March 2021.

Walking Group - Ušće to Zemun and Back

On Thursday March 4th, we walked approximately 10km in total which took us nearly 3.5 hours including 1h of brunch break at a cafe. It was very fun and great exercise.

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Holistic Approach Group - Timeline Healing

February 2021.

Holistic Approach Group - Timeline Healing

On February 23rd, Christina Czettl organised an online workshop with Ceca Marjanovic from the city of Niš. Ceca told her about her work and life as a Timeline Healer. She talked about the timeline itself and lead us through a short mediation to get a feeling about the timeline itself. It was fascinating to listen to her stories about her individual work with clients and her personal life.  Special thanks to Aleksandra Keserovic who translated ...

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Serbian Academy of Arts & Sciences

February 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Serbian Academy of Arts & Sciences

The Museums & Sightseeing group met at the Serbian Academy of Arts & Sciences Friday, February 12th for a visit to the exhibition of Vlaho Bukovac, named The Art of Timeless Beauty. Five of us enjoyed our excellent English-speaking guide and learned a great deal about the various phases of the artist's life and his subjects and subject matter. The spacious exhibit hall was an excellent venue for ...

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Walking Group - Hyde park

February 2021.

Walking Group - Hyde park

On February 11th the walking group met to explore Hyde Park (Hajd park). The park is located on Topčider Hill, and it is officially classified as an urban forest. It is one of the most beautiful places in Belgrade where people can really (re)connect with nature and relax.Afterward, the group enjoyed lunch at a nearby restaurant called Sheher.

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