Jazz and wartime humour in Belgrade and Novi Sad

It’s Thursday and time for our report about the cultural and entertainment events coming up in the next few days.


Event: French jazz/folk/fusion singer Macha Garibian in concert

Place: Soul Society Club

Time: Friday, 16th November

The French star jazz/ fusion/folk music star Macha Gharibian, accompanied by the trio, will hold a concert in Belgrade on Friday, at the Soul Society Club. Gharibian is an artist of the original style, and her music is a combination of Oriental jazz, folk and pop music. Macha, who is a trained pianist, is also a powerful singer. Tickets for her performance cost 500 dinars. On Saturday, the Club’s guest can enjoy in the music of the Belgian jazz band, Fish and Oil, which combine jazz, blues, punk and film music with snippets of rock.

Event: War and Humour 1914-1918 exhibition

Place:  The Serbian National Library

Time: from 16th November to 16th December

The exhibition shows the ways in which humour was used in the press in the First World War as an effective propaganda tool for mobilization. The exhibition comprises of historical documents, and various communication tools used to transmit information from a political, military, social or national aspect. There are also various newspapers and satirical magazines, posters and postcards exhibited. The exhibition will present the original exhibits from the Serbian National Library, the University Library “Svetozar Markovic” and the Institute for the History of Advertising, as well as the exhibits from the University Library in Heidelberg, the Congress Library in Chicago, the National Library of France, etc.


Event: 20th Novi Sad Jazz Festival

Place:  The Serbian National Theatre (SNP)

Time: From 15th to 17th November, at 8 pm

This year’s Novi Sad Jazz Festival will feature, among other artists, Shalosh, the Jeff Tain Watts Quarter and the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Ambassadors feat. Marco Pignataro, the Macha Garibian Trio, the RTS Big Band, Seamus Blake & the French Connection and a plethora of other renowned jazz musicians and bands. For more information about the programme and the participants, please click here. The individual tickets retail for 900 dinars, and the tickets for all three festival days 2,400 dinars.

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