Inspired by the wall painting and architecture of the Middle Ages in the Balkans, Fantasia di Yeya clothing articles send a message of the undying beauty of cultural heritage.
Nonna Handmade is a small realm of handicrafts made by the joint skill of the four pairs of hands, i.e. the four generations of one family. It may initially confuse you, but it is a never-ending game.
In cooperation with the “Belgrade Waterfront” company, the National Tourism Organization of Serbia has for a longer time now been organizing thematic exhibitions in the open air, in a nice-looking and inspiring space of the Sava Promenade – a promenade on the very riverbank of the Sava.
As early as in the 1960s, Stanimirka Golubović realized that she could feed her family by making her nice-looking handicrafts. She followed the example of the jumpers made in nearby Sirogojno, which became a world brand.
A poncho eaten by moths introduced Ana Brdarac, an economist by profession, to the world of weaving. In the workshop “Snovatica” in Zaječar, she learnt all the “commandments” of the patterns and techniques from the Bible of weaving. Today, amazing handicrafts are created in her workshop RARA, in a fairytalelike village of Donja Kamenica.
This time, in our regular column dedicated to carefully chosen souvenirs, edited by Nataša Drulović, we are presenting a choice of nice little things intended for children and absolutely young people.
Amongst the nice souvenirs you can take with you are Ethno Food jars, which are not only tasty, but also perfectly wrapped up as souvenirs “with the essentials of Serbian tastes”, gingerbread hearts from Vrnjačka Banja Spa and Maruška Studio’s silk sashes.
The NTOS souvenir shop on Avala is conceptually unique: nice small things that will remind you of your visit to Avala are exhibited in it, together with the authentic, chosen products representing different regions of Serbia.
The National Tourism Organization of Serbia pays special attention to the promotion of our most creative souvenir manufacturers, who are represented at the “Souvenir Fair” held within the Belgrade International Tourism Fair and whose products are carefully selected to be sold at TOS’s souvenir shops at Republic Square in Belgrade and the Tourist Complex within Avala Tower.