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Century after Annexation

On the occasion of the centenary of the end of the Great War and the annexation of Vojvodina to the Kingdom of Serbia, the Provincial Government will mark these significant anniversaries with a series of events in Novi Sad on November 24 and 25.

For that occasion, on Saturday, November 24, at 10h, the Interactive Exhibition “1918” will be opened in Zmaj Jovina and Dunavska Street, which will consist of several multimedia and other entities dedicated to the most significant people and groundbreaking events of the World War I and the Annexation of Vojvodina to the Kingdom of Serbia.

On the same day, at Trg slobode at 21h, a concert will take place featuring Zdravko Colic, Zvonko Bogdan, soprano Dragana Radakovic, the Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra, violinist Robert Lakatos, Novi Sad Big Band Orchestra and the Grand Tamburica Orchestra of Radio-Television of Vojvodina.

On Sunday, November 25, at 10h, the “Museum of the Annexation of Vojvodina to the Kingdom of Serbia” will open, which will be a permanent exhibition with a series of artifacts that authentically testify to the great historical event and its participants, as well as to the centuries-long struggle of the Serbs for political and other rights.

The central event, marking the 100th anniversary of the annexation, is the Festive Academy at the Serbian National Theater in the presence of the highest state leaders of the Republic of Serbia. There will be a collective performance at the Academy by the Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and the Serbian National Theater Opera Choir.

Source: Provincial Government