Past Events

Study tour on good practice examples of diversification of rural economy from the cross-border region “Drina-Tara”, 02-04 October, 2018, Uzice, Zlatibor, Bajina Basta, Prijepolje (Serbia) and Pljevlja and Bijelo Polje (Montenegro)

The “Drina-Tara” cross-border region is a beautiful area that covers the border zones of three countries: Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. This territory is characterized by homogeneity in natural, social, economic and demographical aspects, but it is also marked by beautiful diversity which makes each spot of this land special and specific. The Drina River and Tara Mountain – two geographical localities the region is named after,

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Study tour on good examples of apple production in the cross-border region of “Prespa”, 24-28 September, 2018, Resen (Macedonia) and Korca (Albania

“Prespa” cross - border region is one of seven established cross-border regions within the SWG and is situated in the south-west part of the Republic of Macedonia and southeast part of Albania and includes the following municipalities: Ohrid and Resen in Macedonia and Pogradec, Pustec, Maliq, Korca, Devoll and Kolonje in Albania. The economy in the region has a long tradition which relies on agriculture, with special focus on apple production,

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International festival of tradition and nature “Zestival”, 31 August – 1 September, 2018, Uzice, SER

Last weekend in the City of Uzice was held the International Festival of tradition and nature "Zestival", which was attended by more than 100 exhibitors and producers of fruit brandies, traditional products, representatives of rural households from Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as agricultural mechanization and distillation equipment. In addition to numerous music events, the festival was competitive and exhibiting. This year,

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III. Circle of friendship – International cycling marathon through Drina-Sava & Drina-Tara region 23-26 August 2018 Brcko – Visegrad

For the third time, the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe within the European Union funded project: “Regional cooperation and networking in the field of agriculture, rural and economic development of cross-border area” supported the organization of the regional manifestation III. Circle of friendship – International cycling marathon through Drina-Sava & Drina-Tara region”, which was organized

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Festival of tradition and nature “Zestival”, 31 August – 1 September, 2018, Uzice, Serbia

The aim of the "Zestival" manifestation is affirmation of production and distribution of fruit brandy, local products as well as networking and cooperation between producers. More than 60 exhibitors from Serbia, Montenegro and B&H (family distilleries, rural households, women associations, companies) will presents their traditional products, handicrafts and equipment. The promotional aspect of the event aims to combine brandy and traditional

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Mona Wine Salon, 4 August, 2018, Zlatibor, SER

Having in mind the growth trend in the number of consumers of  the gastro- tourism and the opportunities that this tourism product opens to  the local economy, as well as increased number of wineries, distilleries, and local traditional products in the region and necessity of networking with the surrounding destinations and the awareness raising of the catering tourism service providers, hotel management Mona in partnership with Regional Development

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X International Children’s Folklore Festival “Licider heart”, 15 – 19 August, 2018, Uzice, Zlatibor (SER), Visegrad (B&H)

X International Children's Folklore Festival “Licider Heart” organized with the participation of 1,300 children from 13 countries in Uzice, Zlatibor (Serbia) and in Visegrad (B&H). This year, the festival brought together a record number of children thanks to the good visibility and reputation of the festival in the world. "Over the past 10 years, the Licider heart festival gathered over 8,000 children from 36 countries around the world

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XII Regatta “Drina slaom”, 3-4 August, 2018, Bratunac, B&H

XII Drina Regatta "Drina Slalom" is a traditional manifestation organized with the aim to contribute to development of touristic offer, to promote touristic potentials of the Drina River and the region and to gather those who like water sports and particularly the Drina River. Bratunac regatta has been organized since 2007 and is the third important manifestation in the region apart from the famous Bajina Basta and Ljubovija regatta. This year event

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Raspberry days, 13 – 14 August, 2018, Bratunac, B&H

In the Municipality of Bratunac raspberry production is carried out on plantations covering 300 ha and represents the largest producer of this berry fruit in B&H with annual production of around 3,000 tons. In order to promote raspberry production, to connect producers with customers, processors and suppliers this year was organized 12th International fair of agriculture, food industry and tourism “Raspberry days” in Bratunac. 50 exhibitors

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Festival of good tastes, 5 August, 2018, Zlatibor, SER

The accelerating development of tourism, which takes an increasingly important place in the regional economy and increasingly complex demands of tourists represent a chance for positioning the traditional products on the market. Development of value chains between shops and large food industries, small, local producers struggle to position on the market and to find path to the end consumer. First Festival of good tastes enabled small producers to

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