Museums & Sightseeing Group -  Iconic Furniture Exhibition

June 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Iconic Furniture Exhibition

Thirteen ladies visited the Iconic Furniture exhibit at LAG Gallery in the Galerija Mall on 21st June. About half of the participants were from the IWC. The owner of the gallery gave a fascinating explanation regarding the evolution of Iconic Furniture and highlighted the contributions made by designers from former Yugoslavia.

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Museums & Sightseeing Group -  Icon Tour at National Museum

June 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Icon Tour at National Museum

Seventeen ladies participated in the Icon Tour at the National Museum on Tuesday June 15th. The majority were from the IWC along with a few members of Belgrade Accueil, the French-speaking group. Our guide was very informative.

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Art &  Painting Group - Art center in Senjak

June 2021.

Art &  Painting Group - Art center in Senjak

On Wednesday June 9, the Art &  Painting group went to the newly opened art center in Senjak for the first time. We had the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful view from the balcony. At this painting event, the ladies chose to paint different summer motifs with acrylic techniques. A big thank you to all the ladies who attended today. A new Art & Painting event is scheduled for June 23rd, Cupcake Decorating & Painting.  ...

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Walking Group - Ada Lake in June

June 2021.

Walking Group - Ada Lake in June

On the 3rd of June the IWC Walking Group took a walk around Ada Lake (once again). We had a nice peaceful walk around this artificial lake. It took us about 2 hours around the lake and we walked about 8 km in total. Most of the restaurants and coffee shops around are open now.   When we visited this place during COVID most cafes were closed and Ada looked rather empty and solemn, which it isn’t under normal circumstances. Therefore we were happy that ...

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Walking Group - Circling the Lake at Ada Ciganlija

May 2021.

Walking Group - Circling the Lake at Ada Ciganlija

The Walking Group did one of our favorite walks on May 27th -- circling the lake at Ada Ciganlija. The weather was absolutely gorgeous. We chatted and enjoyed the views while getting some great exercise.

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Walking Group - Zvezdara

May 2021.

Walking Group - Zvezdara

On the 26th of May the walking group organized a walk in park Zvezdara. It is located right in the heart of the city.  It is a small oasis in the city of Belgrade and this forest is near the city center but it looks like you are miles away! This park is beautiful and peaceful for resting, riding bikes, and walking (and mini hiking). Verena and I enjoyed each other’s company in this tranquil green park - strolling, walking, and exploring what this ...

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Holistic Approach Group - Phyllis Crystal Method

May 2021.

Holistic Approach Group - Phyllis Crystal Method

In our last Holistic approach group meeting on May 26th, we met Ljiljana Ilić, a Reiki teacher, therapist of the Phyllis Crystal method, theta healing practitioner, and Bach flower remedies therapist. Liljana introduced us to the Phyllis crystal method and talked about the most important symbols used as transmitters of messages to the subconscious mind. She also showed us how to connect with the Higher Consciousness in a group: at the end of the ...

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Museums & Sightseeing Group - Petar Dobrovic Gallery

May 2021.

Museums & Sightseeing Group - Petar Dobrovic Gallery

On May 25th, a group of IWC members and guests visited the Petar Dobrovic Gallery. The curator gave a very interesting explanation of the artist's work. This gallery is well worth a visit!

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Holistic Approach Group - Lecture about Mount Rtanj

May 2021.

Holistic Approach Group - Lecture about Mount Rtanj

On Tuesday June 25th, we met Saša Nadjfeji at the Glob Metropoliten Tours agency. He spoke about the mountain called Rtanj in Serbia and presented the research work he's been doing over the last several years. "Rtanj is my life" as Saša said.  The audience heard interesting stories about this mountain, one that has many secrets. We learned about the mystical and special aspects of the mountain, things that make it unique from all ...

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Walking Group -  The Green Oasis of Belgrade

May 2021.

Walking Group - The Green Oasis of Belgrade

On April 22nd, the IWC Walking Group went hiking in the green Oasis of Belgrade; Topcider Park (Topcider-Kosutnjak).  It is one of the largest forested areas in Belgrade. It’s situated next to Dedinje and Senjak.  According to Wikipedia, the name of this park derives from Turkish and it means cannon valley because in the early XVI century Ottomans cast their cannons here for the attack on Belgrade. This pretty woodland environment ...

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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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