Mix of photography, electronic and traditional music in Belgrade and Novi Sad this weekend

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


Event: Opening of three new photo exhibitions

Place: Belgrade Culture Centre (Kulturni Centar Beograda)

Time: 10th to 31st May

Three new exciting exhibitions are going to be officially opened today at the Belgrade Culture Centre. The first exhibition titled „1 on 1“ will be staged at the Artget Gallery. The premise of this exhibition is that revolutions are happening all over the world everyday, be it political, societal or technological, and that capturing them with a camera also leads to social changes. The second exhibition, staged at the Art Gallery (Likovna Galerija), is dedicated to the 13th Architecture Week in Belgrade, while the third exhibition, called „Lisbon Performs“, is dedicated to the Portuguese capital city and its urban transformation.

Event: Performance by DJ Denis Sulta

Place: Barutana

Time: Friday, 11th May

Young DJ and music producer from Glasgow, Denis Sulta, will perform on Friday, 11th May, in Barutana, Kalemegdan, supported by DJ Marko Milosavljević and DJ Peter Portman. The young Glaswegian DJ might be house music’s is considered by many music pundits as the next big thing. His tracks ‘Nein Fortiate’ and ‘It’s Only Real’ have already gained the status of modern classics. The audience in Serbia had the opportunity to listen to Denis Sulta at the last year’s EXIT Festival.



Event: Concert by Slobodan Trkulja and Balkanopolis

Place: Serbian National Theatre

Time: Friday, 11th May, at 8pm

Slobodan Trkulja is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and singer in traditional and Byzantium style. Trkulja is one of the first artists who composed, performed, and popularized Balkan Traditional Music with a modern approach in arrangements. He is the founder of the Modern Balkan Tradition music genre. Although he had no formal musical training, he plays 13 instruments. Trkulja’s music is described as contemporary art and intelligent synthesis of traditional Serbian music and modern jazz and fusion, asymmetric bars of Balkan rhythms and grooving beats of modern funk, which entail unprecedented examples of rhythmic fireworks. 

Photo credits: Mixmag.net (Denis Sulta), Belgrade Culture Centre, Explore Novi Sad (Slobodan Trkulja)

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