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NORDIC MOVIE WEEK

18. December 2015.

NORDIC MOVIE WEEK

We finish off our program for 2015 at the place where we once started, Leila Records and Books, with a whole week of Nordic movies. From 21st to 25th of December, you will be able to enjoy a new film and a new country every evening. ...

History of Fatherhood - Were we more equal in the 19th century than we are today?

16. November 2015.

History of Fatherhood - Were we more equal in the 19th century than we are today?

What does it mean to be a father? How have fathers treated their offspring in the past 150 years and how has their own, as well as society’s attitude towards being a father developed? Jørgen Lorentzen is a professor of...

Visit from the Danish Embassy

16. November 2015.

Visit from the Danish Embassy

In the beginning of October we had the pleasure of having Morten Skovgaard Hansen, the Deputy Head of Mission at the Danish Embassy, for a visit in our office. We discussed fututre plans and potential collaborations and hopefully we ...

Interview with Nicolas Lund

29. October 2015.

Interview with Nicolas Lund

Nicholas Lund, one of the geniuses behind Mondå (monda.no) and the humoristic book "The Social Guidebook to Norway" was our guest in September. He talked about the book, typical Norwegian behaviour and how to best learn to soci...

Scandinavian Corner introduces Crash Courses in Nordic languages

26. October 2015.

Scandinavian Corner introduces Crash Courses in Nordic languages

In September Scandinavian Corner introduced a new feature on our monthly program: Crash Courses in Nordic languages. The course is aimed at providing a basic introduction to the language and is perfect for those of you who are intere...

Feminist? Of course! – writer and journalist Marta Breen

09. October 2015.

Feminist? Of course! – writer and journalist Marta Breen

On Friday 16.10. at 19h in UK Parobrod (Kapetan Mišina 6a), organised by Scandinavian Corner, centre for promotion of Scandinavian culture and values, there will be a presentation held by the Norwegian writer and equal rights ...

New children's books from Swedish publishing house OLIKA

05. October 2015.

New children's books from Swedish publishing house OLIKA

We are happy to announce that we have gotten 24 new books from the Swedish publishing house OLIKA. OLIKA is a relativley new publishing house (founded in 2007) but already play an important role in creating a more diverse and equal s...

Nordic choir

02. October 2015.

Nordic choir

For many they sing to the tune of some strange melody and even stranger language. What hides behind the name “Nordic choir”? And how can we be introduced to Scandinavian tradition and culture through their performances.

Norwegian Society from a humorous perspective – illustrator Nicholas Lund

23. September 2015.

Norwegian Society from a humorous perspective – illustrator Nicholas Lund

On Thursday 24.09. at 19h at UK Parobrod, organised by Scandinavian Corner, centre for the promotion of Scandinavian culture and values, there will be a presentation held by the Norwegian illustrator and anthropologist Nicholas Lund....

Selection of films by the famous Swedish director Richard Hobert in Kinoteka

23. September 2015.

Selection of films by the famous Swedish director Richard Hobert in Kinoteka

                      At the Kinotekas (Yugoslav Film Archive) new building in Belgrade on Uzun Mirkova 1, selection of films by the Swedish director Richard Hobert ...

How to access our online library catalogue

15. September 2015.

How to access our online library catalogue

We currently have around 900 books available for borrowing in our Nordic Reading Corner. Here is a short description on how to access and search our online catalouge.

Swedish Language Crash Course

08. September 2015.

Swedish Language Crash Course

Scandinavian Corner is happy to present a new item on our monthly program: Nordic language crash courses! We start of September with Swedish! Are you interested in learning Swedish but not sure it is something for you? Then join our ...

September Offer - 2-for-1 Membership

04. September 2015.

September Offer - 2-for-1 Membership

We have prepared a special offer for everyone that becomes a member during September.

The dark side of the snowman - Norwegian crime king Jo Nesbø

23. June 2015.

The dark side of the snowman - Norwegian crime king Jo Nesbø

On Wednesday, 24.06. at 19h in UK Parobrod, Scandinavian corner and the publishing house Laguna will hold a literary evening dedicated to the most popular Norwegian crime writer, Jo Nesbø.

Lecture by Erlend Blakstad Haffner 25.6

23. June 2015.

Lecture by Erlend Blakstad Haffner 25.6

Scandinavian Corner and design incubator Nova Iskra have the pleasure to present a lecture by Erlend Blakstad Haffner, an architect and cofounder of Fantastic Norway, an architectural studio engaged in building design, mobilizat...

Swedish writers to this year’s Krokodil festival

11. June 2015.

Swedish writers to this year’s Krokodil festival

The literary festival Krokodil is back for the sixth time, this time under the theme ’Centers of Periphery’ where they will examine the relation between the center and the margins, in the physical, poetic, and political s...

The 17th of May - Norwegian Constitution Day

12. May 2015.

The 17th of May - Norwegian Constitution Day

On the 10th of April, 1814, representatives of the first National Assembly in Norway gathered in Eidsvoll to write the first modern Norwegian constitution. Norway had since 1536 been part of the Kingdom of Denmark, but in the year of...

Scandinavian films at Beldocs 2015!

05. May 2015.

Scandinavian films at Beldocs 2015!

The most representative festival of the documentary film in Serbia,Beldocswill be held from May 7 to 13 and the 2015 Oscar winner for the best documentary film"Citizenfour"will be screened at the festival opening at Sava Center ...

Sofija Vuković selected Translator of the month by NORLA (Norwegian Literature Abroad)

05. May 2015.

Sofija Vuković selected Translator of the month by NORLA (Norwegian Literature Abroad)

Translators play the most important part in spreading Norwegian literature out into the world. Their work is of crucial importance and in order to shed some light on their work, NORLA has started the interview series “Translato...

What is Walpurgis night?

27. April 2015.

What is Walpurgis night?

It’s 6 pm on the 30th of April in Helsinki. People are gathering around "Havis Amanda", a hundred year old nude female statue on the Market Square. They all watch in awe as the statue is being washed and a student hat is placed...

Either a society is equal or it’s not, there is no in-between

24. April 2015.

Either a society is equal or it’s not, there is no in-between

When Lars Einar Engström realized he was a sexist his life took a turn. Now he is traveling around the world holding lectures about gender, equal opportunities and sexism. During April, Lars is in Belgrade to tell his own story ...

Nordic Easter Dictionary

08. April 2015.

Nordic Easter Dictionary

Easter is a big holiday in the Nordic countries. We have put together a dictionary of useful words for anyone that is planning to celebrate, or simply just wants to know more about Easter in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

5 Great Nordic Women

30. March 2015.

5 Great Nordic Women

As a part of 8th of March (International Women’s Day) we did a Facebook campaign were we presented five great Nordic women who have all contributed to the fight for women's rights.

A Guide for Young Dictators

28. March 2015.

A Guide for Young Dictators

We had the honour of having Norwegian author and political commentator Mikal Hem as a guest, and chat with him about his book “So, You Want to Be a Dictator” ...

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