November Coffee Morning/High Tea

November 2021.

November Coffee Morning/High Tea

The IWC’s November event, which took place on the afternoon of Tuesday November 16th, was a High Tea rather than the usual Coffee Morning. It was held in the luxurious Crystal Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Belgrade. Approximately 80 members and their guests were in attendance. IWC President Sonia Shehryar spoke to the gathering and introduced two special presentations. The first was a saree-draping demonstration led by IWC member Ruma Kohli, ...

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October Coffee Morning

October 2021.

October Coffee Morning

The International Women’s Club, Belgrade held its second Coffee Morning today on the terrace at Belgrade waterfront. The event was attended by over 60 IWC members and some guests. It was generously hosted by the ProHealth clinic. On this occasion IWC donated clothes and school supplies to the UNHCR, an international NGO that provides assistance and support to refugees in Serbia. Thanks to our partners ProHealth, Housewife detox, and Hyatt Hotel for sponsoring ...

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September Coffee Morning at the Residence of the Ambassador of Pakistan

September 2021.

September Coffee Morning at the Residence of the Ambassador of Pakistan

We held our first coffee morning event of the 2021-2022 club year on Wednesday September 8th. An unexpectedly large number of members attended this event. Eighty people in total were on our list which included 14 guests. Due to Covid-19, we had to decline attendance to a number of people after the 6th of September and for that we apologise. There were many ladies from the diplomatic community in attendance. ...

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June Coffee Morning at the Residence of the American Ambassador

June 2021.

June Coffee Morning at the Residence of the American Ambassador

On Wednesday June 2 nd , we held our June Coffee Morning event at the residence of the American ambassador. The event was highlighted by a visit from guest of honor, Madame Vučić. Our newly-elected president Sonia Shehryar, wife of the Pakistani ambassador, spoke to a crowd of nearly 100 IWC members, guests, and other spouses of ambassadors. She presented gifts to Madame Vučić and to Anne Godfrey, wife of the American ambassador. ...

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May General Assembly/Coffee Morning at Swedish Residence

May 2021.

May General Assembly/Coffee Morning at Swedish Residence

The May event was the yearly General Assembly business meeting for IWC Belgrade. It was held on May 11th at the residence of the Swedish ambassador. In addition to reviewing a number of reports, including the financial and charity reports, the attendees voted to elect our new president and vice president, Sonia Shehryar and Myriam Laroche respectively. The business meeting was followed by a delicious lunch of "Swedish summer food." ...

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Spring Coffee Morning at Ada Lake

Spring Coffee Morning at Ada Lake

On April 12th, IWC held its April coffee morning as a picnic at Ada Lake. The weather was splendid and everyone brought potluck dishes so we had a great variety of wonderful food. Milica spoke to the group, sharing the latest news about the work of the charity committee and the target organizations for this year's funds distribution, and she reminded everyone about the important General Assembly meeting coming up on May 11th.   ...

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March "Coffee Marathon"

March "Coffee Marathon"

We held our March Coffee Morning event Wednesday, March 3rd at the residence of the Deputy Chief of Mission of the American Embassy. This was an unusual event for us in that we had to get creative to comply with the pandemic restrictions limiting the size of gatherings of people. Instead of holding a single event in the morning, we held a series of smaller receptions throughout the entire day. Many members, plus a few guests, attended in small groups and were able to ...

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December Coffee Morning - Virtual Event

December 2020.

December Coffee Morning - Virtual Event

The IWC held its first-ever virtual Coffee Morning on Thursday, December 17th. We had an introduction and update on board activities from president Milica Lundin. Then Christina Czettl, vice president, brought us up to date on the book "Belgrade Through the Eyes of Foreigners", which is expected to be finished printing by December 25th. We then each shared a little about what was happening in our lives and with our families and how we're faring ...

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October Coffee Morning at the In Hotel in New Belgrade

October 2020.

October Coffee Morning at the In Hotel in New Belgrade

The International Women's Club Belgrade (IWC) held our monthly Coffee Morning event on October 8th at the In Hotel in New Belgrade. More than 40 people, guests and members, were in attendance. Nonna Handmade, a company that provides authentic Serbian crafts and patterns for clothes and accessories, home goods, and gifts, displayed their products. IWC President Milica Lundin spoke, welcoming new members, alerting members to upcoming ...

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September Coffee Morning at Kuća kralja Petra

September 2020.

September Coffee Morning at Kuća kralja Petra

IWC held its first Coffee Morning event of our 2020-2021 year on September 8th in the garden at Kuća Kralja Petra. More than 50 people were in attendance, both members and guests. Visitors enjoyed a tour of the art exhibition inside the house, observing appropriate COVID-19 precautions, and also partook of finger food and other delicious dishes prepared by IWC members.  A special thank you goes to photographers Mia Medaković-Topalović ...

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June Coffee Morning at Druga Piazza

June Coffee Morning at Druga Piazza

On Thursday June 25th, the International Women's Club Belgrade held its first Coffee Morning event since the pandemic shutdown began earlier this year. Thirty members and guests attended. It was held in the outdoor area of the Druga Piazza restaurant at a lovely location right on the Sava River, so we were able to enjoy the lovely weather and scenery. There was also a raffle held of the unclaimed prizes from last year's IWC Charity Bazaar, ...

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February Coffee Morning at the Brazilian Residence

February 2020.

February Coffee Morning at the Brazilian Residence

On Tuesday, February 4 we held our monthly Coffee Morning gathering. It was held at the Brazilian Ambassador's residence and more than 50 people, members and guests, attended the event. Milica Lundin, our president, spoke on a number of topics, including how the funds raised at the 2019 Charity Bazaar are being distributed to projects and organizations serving elderly communities of Serbia. We were also honored with a presentation by ...

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December Coffee Morning at Hilton Hotel

December 2019.

December Coffee Morning at Hilton Hotel

The December Coffee Morning was held at the Slavija Hilton hotel on December 4th. The Board provided the members with all the interesting details about the Charity Bazaar, held on Dec 1st. The Hilton was a wonderful host and even provided us with two vouchers for a raffle -- one for a dinner and another for a spa visit.  This was the last Coffee Morning in 2019, and before the winter holidays.   May your holidays be filled with ...

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November Coffee Morning

November 2019.

November Coffee Morning

We had a great turn-out at the In Hotel and an interesting presentation by Neda Maletić, of the Belgrade Foreign Visitors Club, about the critically important "Capture-Neuter-Release" program that helps the many stray cats of Belgrade.

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October 2019 - Coffee morning at the Swedish residence

October 2019.

October 2019 - Coffee morning at the Swedish residence

The International Women's Club Belgrade (IWC) held its October Coffee Morning event at the Swedish residence, where Milica Lundin hosted the members and guests of the club.

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