Category: Religion and Belief

  • The mosaic

    The mosaic

    On January 06 and 07, the days of Christmas Eve and Orthodox Christmas, many believers will ride to the temple of St. Sava in Vracar, to attend burning of the Oak tree and the Christmas Liturgy. At the top of the dome of the temple, through the narrow opening between the floor structure, and through […]

  • It has been one hell of a year

    Santa, Santa, on the stroll, Who’s the unluckiest of them all?   Please don’t let me be the troll, Bring us luck and take us all.

  • God bless the rule!

    Theophany is a Christian holiday that celebrates the baptism of Jesus Christ. Every year, on 19th of January, people swim outdoors in order to reach the “Holy cross”, which is placed in water, 33 meters away from start line.

  • The end of the White week

    Every year, on the last Sunday of the last week before Easter fasting, children in the village Lozovik participate in the carnival, called “Bele poklade”.

  • Holy Protection

    At the end of 19th century, while taking a water from a fountain, little girl from Djunis village saw the Most Holy Theotokos who threw the stone and told her that the church should be built at the place where that stone had fallen, and that physically and mentally unhealthy people should find a cover and a protection there.

  • Mass baptism, Serbia 2014

    First mass baptism ever done in Serbia. 150 people ages 0-65 turned Ortodox at a temple of St. Sava in Barajevo in an improvised service.

  • White carnival

    This year, in the village of Glavica in central Serbia, traditional festivity marking the end of white week and the beginning of fasting period took place. This tradition is over hundred years old in the area, and it is held throughout Balkans, matching the global carnival season.

  • Funeral of Jovanka Broz, by Kamerades

    Jovanka Broz, widow of Josip Broz Tito, was a silent witness to major changes that happened in recent years, after Tito’s era ended 33 years ago. The new era brought many events that were unimaginable at the times when Tito was at his peak, and she was the First Lady. War, hatred and bloodshed between […]

  • What’s going on in Turkey?, by Tomislav Georgiev

    Our good friend and great photographer Tomy was in Istanbul during the riots. Here is his story.

  • Easter service

    Orthodox Christians in Serbia mark Easter on May 5th this year. Many believers attend the service, served by Patriarch Irinej, at the Saint Sava temple in Belgrade. Belgrade, 05.05.2013.