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Main Events

Serbia - Japan art collaboration works exhibited in Bumpodo Gallery

On March 16, Japanese organization "Japan Yugo Art Project" together with Bumpodo Gallery ( in Tokyo opened an exhibition of works from the collection of Iwano Atelier, that was first held in the Fukui City Museum of Arts 2 years ago.

It included art works produced during years of cooperation between Mr. Heizaburo Iwano, one of the three best known specialists for hand made washi paper in Japan, and the Serbian artists. Every year, at the international art workshops organized by ";The Iwano Project" in Serbia, artists create using Iwano's hand made paper.

Film by director Kusturica to be screened in Tokyo

Japanese company "Desperado" will be bringing in the middle of spring a new movie by Emir Kusturica "Promise me this" to Tokyo's Cinema Rise in Shibuya, where the filmmaker showed his famous movie "Underground" more than 10 years ago. His new work will then be shown around Japan. For the program details, please check the website

Study visit of Mr. Jovan Ratković, Foreign Policy Adviser to the Serbian President, to Japan (March 11 - 18)

On invitation by the Japanese government, Mr. Jovan Ratković, Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Boris Tadić, took participation in this year program "Leaders in the next generations", held for representatives from eight countries of South and Eastern Europe.

During the program, Mr. Ratković attended various seminars and lecture on political and economic situation in Japan by distinguished governmental representatives.

He also informed Japanese and other counterparts about political situation in Serbia at the Opinion Exchange session on the first day of the program and during his separately held talks with Mr. Ichiro Aisawa, President of Parlamentary League of Japan - Serbia Friendship, and Mr. Yasuaki Tanizaki, Director General for Europe at the MOFA.

Foreign Policy Advisor Mr. J. Ratkovic with Mr. I. Aisawa,President of Parlamentary League of Japan - Serbia Friendship
Foreign Policy Advisor Mr. J. Ratkovic with Mr. Yasuaki Tanizaki, Director General for Europe at the MOFA

Serbian ceramic artist presents her works in Seto City Museum of Arts

From March 7 to April 12, Seto City Museum of Arts in Aichi Prefecture ( is having a joint exhibition of works by this year's participants in Seto International Ceramic & Glass Exchange Programe 2008-2009. Ms. Lana Tikvesa, Serbian ceramic artist and Assistant Professor at the Applied Arts Faculty, University of Arts in Belgrade, who had the opportunity to be a part of this program, will also have her works presented.

Serbian participation at FOODEX 2009, March 3 - 7

Following the positive experience in Serbia's participation in last year's fair with its first solo stand, six Serbian companies ("Sicoberry", "IGDA Impex", "Elixir Food", "Frigo Grand", "Sirogojno Company" and "Wine Cellar Jelić"), supported by Serbian Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA) and this Embassy, had the pleasure of exhibiting their line of products to many interested Japanese and foreign visitors and companies.

Among 2400 exhibitors from various countries in FOODEX 2009 (March 3 - 7), Serbia presented its fruit, mushroom and wine selection, that had gained international attention and awards, establishing also good business cooperation around the world. On this occasion, Ambassador Mrkić attended the opening ceremony with other distinguished guests from Japanese and foreign governments and diplomatic corps.

As a part of our efforts to promote Serbian industry in Japan, Embassy hosted a coctail for Serbian participants and Japanese companies on March 2nd.

Opening ceremony
Ambassador Mrkic with former President of  Poland Lech Walesa
Conversation with Mr. Jozsef Graf, Hungary's minister of agriculture and  regional development
Serbian participants and Embassy’s representative at the stand
Cocktail Reception at the Embassy


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