Stories about Serbia from October, 2006
Blog coverage of the referendum on the new Serbian constitution: at East Ethnia, here and here; at South East Europe Online, here; at Belgrade 2.0, here, here and here; at Dictionary of the Serbian Mess, here; and at Estavisti, here.
“Bosnian Pyramid? – Visocica Hill” – by sjareb It's been over a year since the whole Bosnian pyramid media fuss started. Still, many talk about the possible discovery of Europe’s first step pyramid complex. The event is significant for Bosnia & Herzegovina's recovery, as it brings positive media attention and...
Belgrade Inside Out merges with Belgrade Blog – and we now have Belgrade 2.0, equipped with a number of new features.
Visit The Glory of Carniola to see what dairy products of the former Yugoslavia looked like and to read the memories of some readers.
Florian Bieber of East Ethnia has an idea about national flags. Also, he knows the word count of Serbia's new constitution.
Some Croats feel nostalgic when they think about Tito's Yugoslavia, which broke into pieces in 1992. Turbo Kvrcko posts a funny “Wanted” image that depicts why he misses the good old times (HRV): WANTED Josip Broz Tito Beyond reasonable doubt, he has committed the following “criminal acts”: he didn’t allow...
Finding Karadzic writes about Turkish troops and Radovan Karadzic in Montenegro.
Desperate Serbwife writes about what to expect if you're driving through Croatia in a car with Belgrade license plates.
Serbian bloggers explore the Big Brother mania by talking about the basic idea behind the puzzlingly super-successful world-wide TV project. Most of them are stunned by the extent of the show's popularity, acquired in such a short period since its kick-off in the country. One of the communal house residents...
Belgrade Blog is looking for peaceful things that would inspire Serbs to feel proud for their country.
Kushtrim Xhakli writes about the Haki Xhakli Exhibition in Pristina, Kosovo.
Wu Wei writes about her favorite bookstore in Pristina, Kosovo: “I don't know why I find it so satisfying a place to browse. The stock presumably doesn't change that much, but it seems to get rearranged, so that new juxtapositions appear, surprising you and offering new discoveries. It's rather like...
B92 news have reported on the journalist association's reaction to the alleged mistreatment of children from Kosovo and Metohia (in further text K&M) during a talk show on national TV. Independent Association of Journalists of Serbia (NUNS) claims that the so-called public service TV tried to manipulate citizens in a...
Dictionary of the Serbian Mess translates some pretty hilarious political statements. Here's one: “This government unites the nation. Everybody is against it. – Zoran Stanojevic.”
Belgrade Blog writes about “the new constitution draft being accepted by Serbian assembly” tonight – something “that even the citizens of Serbia know about it yet.”
Illyrian Gazette writes about Bulgaria's version of turbofolk.