Wednesday, December 31, 2014

БУДИТЕ ДОСТОЈНИ ПОТОМЦИ СВОЈИХ ПРЕДАКА! / Савез Удружења Потомака Српских Ратника и Добровољаца 1912-1918


БУДИТЕ ДОСТОЈНИ ПОТОМЦИ СВОЈИХ ПРЕДАКА!
 
"Дошао је крај и ове године. Година која је била значајна за нас и цео свет. Обележило се 100 година од почетака Великог рата, али и великих победа српског народа на Церу и Колубари и свим другим бојиштима широм Балкана. Наш Савез одржао је низ манифестација, помена и обележавања разних догађаја везаних за велики јубилеј из историје нашег народа.
 
Наредне године такође јубиларне 1915, 1916, 1917 и 1918 подсетиће нас на голготу и васкрс не само народа већ и целе Србије, велику патњу и десетковање нације, али и велико пријатељство и љубав од стране браће Грка, Француза и осталих савезника у Великом рату.
 
Желимо вам срећну нову годину, пуно здравља, али и сваког успеха.
 
Хвала вам на великој подршци и досадашњој сарадњи."
 
 


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Божићни поздрав председника Српске Народне Одбране у Америци Славка Пановића

 
 
 

Божићни поздрав председника Српске Народне Одбране у Америци Славка Пановића:

Архијерејима, свештеницима, монасима и монахињама Српске православне цркве, преживелим четничким борцима под командом Ђенерала Драже, преживелим борцима из заробљеничких немачких жица и четничким инвалидима, свим српским организацијама у свету које раде за добробит Српства, чланству и управама свих братских организација са којима братски сарађујемо, члановима Централног и Извршног одбора, члановима Редакционог одбора «Слободе» и нашим верним дописницима, свим председницима Месних одбора СНО и свим члановима Српске народне одбране у Америци, свим нашим дародавцима, кумовима и свим домаћинима Славе СНО, свим нашим стипендистима током 10 година колико смо их помагали, Српском народу у Србији, Републици Српској, Црној Гори, посебно на Косову и Метохији и свуда где живе Срби, као и васколиком Српству у расејању - свима честитам светле празнике Христовог Рођења и желим срећну и благословену Нову 2015. годину са жељама да Света српска слога надвлада све наше слабости и да са даном Рођења Богомладенца изнова започнемо, а потом и наставимо, обновитељски рад за наше мило и драго Српство.

Српска народна одбрана читав један век стајала је на бранику Српства и вере православне - то ће и убудуће чинити са истим еланом.

За време Видовданских свечаности, које СНО одржава традиционално, свечано смо прославити 100 година Српске народне одбране! То је јединствен јубилеј и достојно смо га обележили наглашавајући допринос СНО српској заједници у Америци и српском народу у Отаџбини. Захваљујемо се свима који су омогућили да прослава буде на достојном нивоу јубилеја.

Уз молитву Господу да сав наш српски народ ојача и учврсти му слободу, правду и демократију и да нам будућност буде испуњена вечном љубављу према својим ближњима и својој Отаџбини:

МИР БОЖИЈИ - ХРИСТОС СЕ РОДИ!
СРЕЋНА И БЛАГОСЛОВЕНА НОВА ПРАВОСЛАВНА 2015. ГОДИНА!

Тамо где је српска кућа тамо је и Српска народна одбрана!


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VIDEO: STUDENTS PERFORM ROUSING SERBIAN WWI ANTHEM "MARCH ON THE DRINA" ! ENJOY!

Photo: Drina River by Julian Nitzsche on Wikimedia Commons. 
 

"MARS NA DRINU MAC"
Posted on You Tube by "aca djuric"
Published on Dec 18, 2014
 
"This is how Miami Arts Charter school celebrated the 100 years anniversary of the first world war!
 
“March on River Drina” was learned, rehearsed, recorded and performed by students and myself during a field trip to the music camp at Umatilla Florida.
 
"This is my little contribution to celebrate our grand fathers and mothers and the greatest generation Serbia ever had!"
 


http://youtu.be/QJnIgnGknDY


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How has Bismarck escaped most of the blame for the first world war? / "The Guardian (U.S.)" December 31, 2014

The Guardian (U.S.)
Michael White
December 31, 2014

As we leave the centenary year of the war’s outbreak, one major culprit seems to have been conspicuous by his absence.

Otto von Bismarck, Prussian chief minister and later first German chancellor. Photograph: Interfoto Pressebildagentur/Alamy
 
Before we leave the centenary year of the outbreak of war in 1914 there’s someone we should talk about. Everyone now knows about the famous Christmas truce and football matches. But this was a war that was meant to have been “over by Christmas” 1914, not dragging on for four blood-soaked years. Plenty share blame for that, but one major culprit who seems to have been conspicuous by his absence in 2014 deserves a name check: Otto von Bismarck.

I’m astonished by this. Cynical and brilliant, an empire-builder who proclaimed the supremacy of “iron and blood” – actually it was his friend, Alfred (“Cannon King”) Krupp’s new guns made of steel that shed the blood – the Prussian chief minister turned first pan-German chancellor became the dominant European statesman of the 19th century, a near contemporary of Abraham Lincoln, a better man with a better legacy (and much better jokes).

Unlike the gentle 16th US president (1861-65) the highly aggressive Bismarck was far from a reluctant war-maker. In power from 1862 to 1890 he engineered three short wars – they’re where the word “blitzkrieg” comes from – against Denmark (1863), Austria (1866) and France (1870) to turn Prussia into the Second Reich (1871-1918) – the first had been medieval – and fatally undermined Germany’s fragile liberal institutions at a critical stage of their evolution.

What Germans got instead was a militarised monarchical autocracy sustained by rampant nationalism and supported by intellectuals of all kinds – sociologist Max Weber later repented his enthusiasm – who should have known better. Parliament was marginalised, the parties manipulated against each other, and Bismarck threatened to resign whenever he was seriously challenged. It was outrageous and it ended in the ruins of Berlin of 1945.

Yes, Bismarck spent the last 20 years of his career protecting the peace in Europe before the idiot new Kaiser, Wilhelm II, sacked him (Punch’s cartoonist famously portrayed it as “Dropping the Pilot”). But the damage was done. Bismarck had built a racing car only he could drive.

This kind of behaviour always matters because there are usually talented politicians around who see military adventurism and democratic corner-cutting as a tempting path to domestic ascendancy and wider prestige. Vladimir Putin seems to be ticking some boxes – witness this week’s intimidatory conviction of a promising opponent – but there are others in sight. Close to home Turkey’s Recep Erdoğan strikes me as a clever man with a dangerous lack of scruple. And, before anyone mentions Margaret Thatcher, she was usually rather cautious and sensitive to parliament, more so than Tony Blair was, I am sorry to say.

After its humiliations at the hands of Napoleon, 19th century Prussia’s was – even more than under Frederick the Great – a conscious process of self-aggrandisement. Plenty resisted the trend and Bismarck’s “iron and blood” exposition of his realpolitik ambitions in 1862 nearly got him fired before he started. He was not charismatic, soft-spoken, even hesitant, but utterly dominant over his king and even the powerful military, which privately mocked his weakness for uniforms. Try this interview with his biographer Jonathan Steinberg for a flavour of him. “This man means what he says,” Benjamin Disraeli concluded. Scary.

Roman history was again in vogue in Germany when in 1871, Bismarck’s patsy, Wilhelm I, king of victorious Prussia against Napoleon III, copied the Russian tsars and got an upgrade to Caesar – the new German Kaiser – proclaimed in the Hall of Mirrors at occupied Versailles. Less than 50 years later the defeated Germans were back in Versailles to accept an unjust, dictated peace in 1918, itself overthrown with a vengeance by Hitler in 1940.

Thank goodness the good Germans, the Germans of Beethoven and Schiller, have been back in charge since 1945, the kind of high-minded moderate people who were sidelined in the Bismarck era after the failed bourgeois revolution of 1848. They make their share of mistakes – the eurozone’s economic policies are largely shaped in Berlin – but they are not to be equated with the dreadful legacy of Kaiser Bill, let alone of Adolf Hitler, despite what unimaginative Eurosceptics say after reading the Daily Express.

Why does Bismarck escape blame as the chief architect of 20th-century Germany – and thus the man who created a militarised political machine that only he could handle? He used to get plenty of blame, but historical memory does funny things and the enormity of Hitler’s regime (he was “Vienna’s revenge on Berlin” wrote AJP Taylor) seems to have blotted out the significant past. When I ask Germans now they sometimes say: “Well, Bismarck is remembered mostly for the social security system he set up,” one designed to neutralise the appeal of socialism, still recognisable and admired today.

We can follow that line of argument. Bismarck’s Reich pioneered the modern welfare state, copied by others, including progressive British Liberals such as David Lloyd George and Winston Churchill between 1906 and the outbreak of war. Much criticism can be made of both of them over long careers, but neither was a militarist or would-be autocrat, bent on destroying accountable government.

Churchill was quite soppy about parliament. At a perilous moment in 1917 he told a fellow Liberal MP in the darkened Commons that “this little room is the shrine of the world’s liberties”, one that would decide the outcome of the war. “It is for the virtue of this that we shall muddle through to success and for lack of this Germany’s brilliant efficiency leads her to final destruction.” If we throw in a little help from the US and the British empire he was right about that – twice. You can imagine Abraham Lincoln saying it – but never Bismarck.

In any case there is a sense in which the first world war was indeed over by Christmas 1914, only Bismarck’s autocratic heirs couldn’t accept it. Unlike in 1870 and again in 1940 the Germans had failed to take Paris in another lightning war that summer. At great cost in lives the armies of the despised French Third Republic – shovelling troops up from the capital in buses and taxis – and Britain’s “contemptible little army” (Kaiser Bill’s phrase) held the line at the first battle of the Marne, just 30 miles north-east of Paris.

It had been a close thing, but on 11 September Helmuth von Moltke, German commander and nephew of the victor of 1870, ordered a retreat to the river Aisne, lines that would be “fortified and defended”, he ordered – in other words trenches. They soon stretched 600 miles from the Channel to the Swiss frontier. Blitzkrieg turned into “iron and blood” stalemate, much as it had in the trench warfare of Abraham Lincoln’s US civil war (1861-65) if anyone had noticed.

Moltke was replaced as chief of the German general staff three days later, but the war went on: four Christmases, including one truce, to go. The winners would be the ones with the deepest pockets, not with the biggest Krupp gun or the silliest helmets.



http://www.theguardian.com/world/blog/2014/dec/31/bismarck-escaped-blame-first-world-war


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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Saopštenje savetodavnih tela Krune o odnosu države i državnog protokola prema Kraljevskoj porodici Karađorđević / Statement of the Advisory Bodies of the Crown on the state and state protocol’s relation to the Serbian Royal Family Karadjordjevic / December 19, 2014

Izložba „Dinastija Karađorđević u velikom ratu“ Novembar 2014
 
Ove godine navršilo se sto godina od izbijanja Prvog svetskog rata. Naši saveznici u toj svetskoj kataklizmi nazvali su ga Velikim ratom za civilizaciju! Mi Srbi smatrali smo ga ratom za oslobođenje i ujedinjenje Srba i drugih južnih Slovena. Nismo ga izazvali, nismo mu težili, ali smo kao narod i kao država na napad odgovorili onako kako je trebalo i kako smo morali!
 
Sve države i narodi koji su imali sudbinu da u tom ratnom vihoru učestvuju, voljno ili nevoljno, obeležile su sećanje na te davne događaje, davne vremenski, a bliske po posledicama koje i danas snosimo i živimo. I u Srbiji je učinjen napor da se uspomeni i žrtvama oda dužna pažnja i priznanje. Da li je učinjeno dovoljno možemo se slagati ili ne, ali napor nije sporan, a verujemo ni želja da potomci ne dokazuju svoju savremenu štedljivost na zahvalnosti precima, niti namera da se njihov heroizam ne uloži u sopstveni politički i etički pragmatizam.
 
Ipak, sa velikim žaljenjem konstatujemo da država, na najvišem i visokom nivou, nije propustila priliku da i ovaj put demonstrira privrženost lošoj tradiciji titoističkog nasleđa, koja podrazumeva prećutkivanje uloge i značaja Kralja Petra Prvog i Prestolonaslednika, potonjeg kralja Aleksandra Prvog. Govoriti o bitkama na Ceru i Kolubari, a ne pomenuti velikog i demokratskog vladara Srbije, onoga kome su srpski ratnici položili i održali zakletvu, i prećutati glavnokomandujućeg te herojske vojske, jednostavno je nepristojno! Treba podsetiti da je u prvoj defanzivnoj fazi Kolubarske bitke, dolazak starog kralja Petra na bojište u prve linije fronta imao odsudni značaj za podizanje, u tom trenutku klonulog morala vojske.
 
Ponašati se uvredljivo prema njihovom praunuku i unuku, protokolarno ga ponižavati i osporavati mu pravo da položi venac tokom svečanosti, ne može se pravdati potrebama protokola. Protokol koji nalaže nepristojnost nije protokol, to je tanka i prozirna magla iza koje se krije nepoštovanje same svečanosti, njenog smisla i sadržaja. Da nije u pitanju slučajnost, pokazao je i primer izložbe održane u Kraljevskom dvoru 11. novembra, na dan primirja. Izložba pod nazivom „Dinastija Karađorđević u velikom ratu“ je bila fantastično posećena, došao je krem kulturne javnosti, kompletan diplomatski kor, a niti jedan predstavnik države.
 
To se ne radi u zemljama koje drže do sebe, ni u narodu koji sebe poštuje!
 
Saopštenje potpisuju:

Arh. Dragomir Acović, član Krunskog veća

Mr Dušan Babac, autor i publicista, član Krunskog veća

Dr Dušan T. Bataković, istoričar i diplomata, direktor Balkanološkog instituta SANU i član Krunskog veća

Dr Branko Terzić, ađutant Nj.K.V. Prestolonaslednika Aleksandra, član Krunskog veća

Akademik Matija Bećković, redovni član SANU i član Krunskog saveta

Akademik Dušan Kovačević, redovni član SANU i član Krunskog saveta

Akademik Miroslav Gašić, redovni član SANU i član Krunskog saveta
Prof. dr Pavle Nikolić, profesor Univerziteta u Beogradu u penziji, član Krunskog saveta

Prof. dr Slobodan Perović, profesor Pravnog fakulteta Univerziteta u Beogradu, član Krunskog saveta

Prof. dr Dragoljub Kavran, profesor Pravnog fakulteta Univerziteta u Beogradu, član Krunskog saveta

Doc dr Čedomir Antić, istoričar i publicista, član Krunskog saveta

Dr Milan Parivodić, osnivač ForInvest, asistent na Pravnom fakultetu u Beogradu i član Krunskog saveta

Adv. Đorđe Đurišić, diplomirani pravnik, član Krunskog saveta

G-din Vladan Živulović, diplomirani pravnik, član Krunskog saveta

G-din Predrag Marković, književnik i književni prevodilac, član Krunskog saveta

Prof. dr Kosta Čavoški, profesor Pravnog fakulteta Univerziteta u Beogradu, član Krunskog kabineta

Adv. Vladimir M. Gajić, diplomirani pravnik, član Krunskog kabineta

G-din Milorad Savićević, diplomirani pravnik, član Krunskog kabineta

Adv. Darko Spasić, diplomirani pravnik, član Krunskog saveta

Prof. dr Slobodan G. Marković, diplomirani istoričar, član Krunskog saveta

Prof. dr. Nikola Moravčević, profesor književnosti i autor, član Krunskog saveta


http://www.royalfamily.org/statement-of-the-advisory-bodies-of-the-crown-on-the-state-and-state-protocols-relation-to-the-royal-family-karadjordjevic/?lang=lat

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Statement of the Advisory Bodies of the Crown on the state and state protocol’s relation to the Royal Family Karadjordjevic

This year marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Our allies in the global cataclysm called it the Great War for Civilization! We Serbs considered it the war for the liberation and unification of the Serbs and other South Slavs. We did not provoke it, we did not strive for it, but we as a people and as a nation responded to the attack as we should and as we had to!

 
All countries and peoples who had the fate to be absorbed by the winds of war, willingly or unwillingly, have marked the memory of those long-ago events, distant in time but close by the consequences which we still bear and live. In Serbia, an attempt has been made to pay due attention and recognition to the memory of the victims. We can agree or not whether enough has been done, but the attempt is not debatable, and we believe neither is the desire of the descendants to prove modern thrift on the gratitude to the ancestors, nor the intention that their heroism is not invested in their own political and ethical pragmatism.
 
However, with great regret we note that the state, at the highest and high levels, did not miss a chance to demonstrate commitment to the poor tradition of Titoist heritage, which involves concealing the role and significance of King Peter I and Regent, later King Alexander. To talk about the Battles of Cer and Kolubara, without mentioning the great and democratic ruler of Serbia, to whom the Serbian warriors gave and maintained their oath, and ignoring the Supreme Commander of that heroic army, is simply rude! It should be reminded that in the first defensive phase of the Battle of Kolubara, the arrival of the old King Peter on the battlefield, at the front line, had a crucial importance for raising, at that point, the weakened moral of the army.
 
To act in an offensive manner towards their great-grandson and grandson, to humiliate him protocolary and to deny his right to lay wreath during a ceremony, cannot be justified by the needs of the protocol. The protocol that dictates rudeness is not a protocol, it is thin and transparent mist hiding the disrespect of the very ceremony, its meaning and content. This same protocol recognized only the descendants of the Voivodas, who apparently, according to the latest interpretation of history by the authorities, were self-organized, without the head of state and Supreme Commander. That this was no coincidence, showed the example of the exhibition held at the Royal Palace on November 11, the Armistice Day. The exhibition, titled “Karadjordjevic Dynasty in the Great War” had a fantastic attendance, the cultural elite and the entire diplomatic corps came to see it, and not a single representative of the state.
 
This is not done in the country that values itself, nor in people who respect themselves!
 
Statement signed by:
  • Mr Dragomir Acovic, architect, member of the Privy Counci
  • Mr Dusan Babac, author and publicist, member of the Privy Council
  • Mr Dusan T. Batakovic, historian and diplomat, director of the SASA Institute for Balkan Studies, the member of the Privy Council
  • The Honourable Branko Terzic, the Royal Adjutant and the member of the Privy Council
  • Academician Matija Beckovic, SASA member and the member of the Crown Council
  • Academician Dusan Kovacevic, SASA member and the member of the Crown Council
  • Academician Miroslav Gasic, SASA member and the member of the Crown Council
  • Prof. Pavle Nikolic, Professor Emeritus of the Belgrade University, member of the Crown Council
  • Prof. Slobodan Perovic, Professor of the Faculty of Law of the Belgrade University, member of the Crown Council
  • Prof. Dragoljub Kavran, Professor of the Faculty of Law of the Belgrade University, member of the Crown Council
  • Mr Cedomir Antic, historian and publicist, member of the Crown Council
  • Mr Milan Parivodic, ForInvest founder, assistant Professor of the Faculty of Law of the Belgrade University, member of the Crown Council
  • Mr Djordje Djurisic, lawyer, member of the Crown Council
  • Mr Vladan Zivulovic, lawyer, member of the Crown Council
  • Mr  Predrag Markovic, author and translator, member of the Crown Council
  • Prof. Kosta Cavoski, Professor of the Faculty of Law of the Belgrade University, member of the Crown Cabinet
  • Mr Vladimir M. Gajic, lawyer, member of the Crown Cabinet
  • Mr Milorad Savicevic, lawyer, member of the Crown Cabinet
  • Mr Darko Spasic, lawyer, member of the Crown Council
  • Prof. Slobodan G. Markovic, historian, member of the Crown Council
  • Prof. Nikola Moravcevic, professor of literature and author, member of the Crown Council


http://www.royalfamily.org/statement-of-the-advisory-bodies-of-the-crown-on-the-state-and-state-protocols-relation-to-the-royal-family-karadjordjevic/

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Наградни конкурс за ученике - Смотра истраживачких радова „ИСТРАЖИВАЊЕМ ДО ЗНАЊА“ 2015 / Удружење наставника „Доситеј Обрадовић"

 
 
Наградни конкурс за ученике
 
Смотра истраживачких радова
„ИСТРАЖИВАЊЕМ ДО ЗНАЊА“
 
Удружење наставника „Доситеј Обрадовић"
 
о р г а н и з у ј е
 
Смотру истраживачких радова
ИСТРАЖИВАЊЕМ ДО ЗНАЊА 2015
 
Трагајући за начином да процес учења учинимо ефикаснијим, лакшим и привлачнијим за ученике, поставили смо неколико циљева:
 
- Мотивисати ученике за стицање нових знања
 
- Новим облицима рада учинити наставни програм атрактивнијим и забавнијим
 
- Оспособити ученике за самостални рад
 
- Наставне методе прилагодити интересовањима ученика
 
- Неговати истраживачки дух код ученика
 
Области и теме из којих се могу реализовати истраживачки радови су:
 
1. За све наставне предмете
 
О КОСОВУ И МЕТОХИЈИ МИСЛИТИ ДУШИ ЈЕ ДРАГО
 
Тема је дата како би се речима, сликом, песмом и другим облицима изражавања очували народна традиција, фолклор, обичаји и сећања са простора Косова и Метохије и тиме обогатила база података на сајту http://www.kosmet-zadecu.edu.rs/
 
2. Група предмета друштвених наука
 
а) 1815.
 
- Два века градимо Србију
 
Тема је дата да би се обележило 200 година од избијања Другог српског устанка и почетка стварања српске нововековне државе.
 
б) 1915.
 
- Мали човек у Великом рату
- Хероине у рату и сећању
 
Тема је дата да би се обележило 100 година од великог страдања српског народа у Првом светском рату, 100 година од смрти сликарке Надежде Петровић и 100 година херојске одбране Београда.
 
3. Група предмета природних наука
 
а) БИЉНИ И ЖИВОТИЊСКИ СВЕТ У ВРЕМЕ РАТА И ПОСЛЕ ЊЕГА
 
Тема је дата како би се указало на чињеницу да у рату сем људи, страда и читав биљни и животињски свет, чиме је угрожена читава планета.

б) ОБНОВЉИВИ И НЕОБНОВЉИВИ ИЗВОРИ ЕНЕРГИЈЕ

Тема је дата да би се развијала свест ученика о заштити животне средине.


Један рад може да састави један или два ученика.

Рад треба да има истраживачку форму.

Сваки рад се предаје у штампаној и електронској форми.

Све радове ће прегледати  комисије састављене од стручњака за поједине области и представника организатора.

Пријава за смотру треба да садржи:

- Назив теме

- Име и презиме аутора и адреса

- Назив школе и адреса

- Име и презиме професора-ментора

Пријаве слати до 1. фебруара 2015. године на е-мејл:

udruzenje.dositej@hotmail.com

или поштом на адресу:

Удружење наставника „Доситеј Обрадовић“, Олге Алкалај 4, 11000 Београд.

Рок за предају радова је 20. април 2015. године.

Финална смотра радова и додела награда одржаће се до 25. маја 2015. године у Београду, у „ПАН ТЕАТРУ“, Булевар краља Александра 298.

Листа награђених радова биће објављена до 30. маја 2015. године.

За презентацију радова аутори треба да припреме power point презентацију или постер.

Додатне информације можете добити од:

- Ане Алексић 064 2010585 (група предмета природних наука)

и

- Драгане Мишић, моб.тел. 064 2828 154 (група предмета друштвених наука).

Срдачан поздрав!


http://velikirat.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/%d0%bd%d0%b0%d0%b3%d1%80%d0%b0%d0%b4%d0%bd%d0%b8-%d0%ba%d0%be%d0%bd%d0%ba%d1%83%d1%80%d1%81-%d0%b7%d0%b0-%d1%83%d1%87%d0%b5%d0%bd%d0%b8%d0%ba%d0%b5-%c2%97%d1%81%d0%bc%d0%be%d1%82%d1%80%d0%b0-%d0%b8/


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Friday, December 19, 2014

Today the Serbian Orthodox Church and many Serbs celebrate St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker, one of Christianity's greatest Saints / Српска православна црква (СПЦ) и верници данас славе Светог Николу Чудотворца, једног од највећих хришћанских светитеља. / December 19th.


St. Nicholas / Sveti Nikola
 
on Facebook.
 
"Today the Serbian Orthodox Church and many Serbs celebrate St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker (http://on.fb.me/1A2AKeI), one of the greatest Christian saints, which is the patron of travelers, sailors, fishermen and rafters. Saint Nicholas is the most common slava (http://on.fb.me/1eVfhZL) among the Serbs, and more than 600 churches under the jurisdiction of the Serbian Orthodox Church are dedicated to this saint. Happy slava to all who are celebrating Saint Nicholas today!"
 
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"Српска православна црква (СПЦ) и верници данас славе Светог Николу Чудотворца (http://on.fb.me/1A2AKeI), једног од највећих хришћанских светитеља који важи за заштитника путника, морепловаца, рибара и сплавара. Свети Никола је једна од најчешћих крсних слава, а такође је храмовна и манастирска слава СПЦ. Овом светитељу посвећено је више од 600 цркава под јурисдикцијом Српске православне цркве. СРЕЋНА СЛАВА свима који данас славе Светог Николу!"
 
 
 
 
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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Serbian "SLAVA" included on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity / "Tanjug" November 28, 2014

Tanjug
November 28, 2014


BELGRADE - The Serbian family "slava" has been included on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and is the first Serbian cultural asset to make it to the list, the Serbian Ministry of Culture and Information said in a statement.

The decision to include the "slava" on the list was taken at Thursday's regular session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

The inclusion on the UNESCO Representative List is of great significance for the Serbian culture and its intangible heritage, but it also represents a major obligation for our country in terms of ensuring the conditions to preserve this rich heritage, says Asja Draca Muntean, Assistant Minister of Culture and Information for international cooperation, European integration and projects.

In 2010, Serbia ratified the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, with the Ministry of Culture and Information responsible for its implementation.

The nomination of the "slava" for the list was prepared by the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, which sent to the UNESCO commission ample documentation that reflects the significance of the "slava" as a symbol of togetherness among Serbs.

The "slava" rite consists of pre-Christian, Christianised and Christian elements, and has as such been passed on through generations, strengthening the religious and national identity of the Serbs.

"The folk tradition of celebrating the patron of one's home, known as the 'slava', was shaped in the mediaeval Serbian state. Today's traditional and religious form of the 'slava' is also practiced by members of some minority communities;" Marko Stojanovic, a member of the nomination team for the inclusion of the "slava" on the UNESCO Representative List, said at a presentation in Paris.

Serbia has nominated the "kolo" dance for inclusion on the Representative List in 2015 as another of 27 elements of intangible cultural heritage that are currently registered in the country, the Ministry of Culture said in the statement.


Photo Tanjug, J. Pap (illustration)

http://www.tanjug.rs/news/155432/slava-included-on-unesco-intangible-cultural-heritage-list.htm


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VIDEO: Документарно-играни филм "СРБИЈА У ВЕЛИКОМ РАТУ" / Dokumentarno-igrani film "SRBIJA U VELIKOM RATU" / "RTS-Radio Televizija Srbije" December 15, 2014



Posted on You Tube by "RTS Prikazuje"

Published on December 16, 2014

Dokumentarno-igrani film "Srbija u Velikom ratu" je hronologija stradanja i pobeda srpske vojske, države i naroda u Prvom svetskom ratu. Autor dokumentarno-igranog filma "Srbija u Velikom ratu" je Slađana Zarić. Reditelj filma je Ivana Stivens.




http://youtu.be/Ft9hkMvEgcY



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