Past BCN Projects

Belgrade Cultural Network and its Founders projects:

  • Belgrade Beer FestTM since 2003 to 2016 - the most visited festival in the South Eastern Europe. Various music program, wide range of the beer brands, socially responsible campaigns and great entertainment. For 14 years Festival was visited by about 7.7 million visitors.
  • Beer Garden 2015, from 10.07. to 12.08, Ada Ciganlija lake - unique Beer Garden in natural shade of Ada Ciganlija lake with more than 150 beer brands from 40 countries, 70 musical performances and the largest bar of draft beer in the region. The city escape from the summer crowds and a place to enjoy nature with friends and family. 90.000 visitors.
  • APA Beer Garden 2016, was held in 3 cities, in cooperation with Apatinska Brewery: Belgrade from 10.06. to 07.08; Novi Sad from 24.06. to 03.07; Kragujevac from 01.07. to 10.07. Over 130 concerts and 20 movies at the open air cinema, with an offer of 45 beer brands from Apatinska Brewery domestic and imported portfolio, accompanied with Serbian craft scene. 150.000 visitors.
  • Vrnjačka Banja Beer Fest, July 2010. - the first Beer Fest held outside Belgrade. More than 50.000 visitors and over 20 bands and performers during three festival nights. Successful expansion of the Beer Fest brand.
  • Vrnjačka Banja Beer Fest, July 2011. - More than 20.000 visitors and 20 bands and performers during three festival nights. Successful expansion of the Beer Fest brand.
  • Belgrade Sport Fest at Ada Ciganlija lake 2005 - 2010 - over 150 sport disciplines at one place, numerous youth and social campaigns / over 290.000 visitors and 30.000 participants.
  • Belgrade Sport Fest in front of Usce Shopping Center, June 2011 - over 50 sport disciplines at one place. Socially responsible campaign "Sport with a reason - warming up" with goal to inform visitors about problems of people with disabilities and their’s sport successes, in cooperation with NGO Be Responsible, National Paralympic Committee of Serbia and Special Olympics Serbia / over 10.000 visitors and 500 participants.
  • City New Year’s Eve parties 2004 - 2007 - with musical spectacles at the squares in Belgrade, with 4 musical stages, performed among others: Salome de Bahia, Kathy Autrey, Incognito, Van Gogh, Vlatko Stefanovski, Orthodox Celts, Blaža i Kljunovi, Partibrejkers, Vlado Georgiev, So Sabi, Psihomodo pop, DJ Marko Nastić, DJ Thomas Bornemann / 1.200.000 visitors for four New Year’s Eve parties.
  • Ice@Taš 2016 - outdoor skating rink at Tasmajdan stadium after 37 years in the period from 15.12.2016. to 02.15.2017, with an accompanying children's program and New Year market. 20 shows for children and 10 programs on ice. Over 35.000 visitors.
  • Concert Prljavo Kazalište - "Sve je lako kad si mlad", 22.12.2012. One of the most popular Croatian bands of all times has performed in Belgrade after 26 years. Kombank Arena / 15.000 visitors.
  • IQ Music 2012 - "Use your head", June 06th 2012, the Belgrade Arena - one day music festival organized by the Belgrade Cultural Network and the Belgrade Arena. Promoting ways of thinking and creative works of authorship. Performances by: Marilyn Manson, Laibach, Block out and Mizar. Marilyn Manson performance at IQ Music festival was also first appearance of this famous world musician in Serbia / 8,000 visitors
  • Square of open hearts 2017 - Knez Mihailova street and Republic Square, from 01.12.2016. to 15.02.2017. The event was held in cooperation with the City of Belgrade, Tourist Organization of Belgrade, CEBEF and numerous partners. The event had a humanitarian character - the income from the sale of New Year's ceramic mug "City of open hearts" was donated to The institute for children and youth upbringing in Belgrade.
  • Square of open hearts 2016 - Knez Mihailova street and Republic Square, from 01.12.2015. to 28.02.2016. The event was held in cooperation with the City of Belgrade, Tourist Organization of Belgrade, CEBEF and numerous partners.
  • Square of open hearts 2015 - Knez Mihailova street and Republic Square, from 14.12.2014. to 22.01.2015. Tastefully decorated wooden houses in the pedestrian zone-Knez Mihailova street during the Christmas and New Year holidays, with the variety of food, drinks, souvenirs and gifts were a real New Year's corner. The event was held in cooperation with the City of Belgrade, Tourist Organization of Belgrade, CEBEF and numerous partners. The event had a humanitarian character - the income from the sale of New Year's ceramic mug "City of open hearts" was donated to Shelter for adults and the elderly in Belgrade. In specially placed charity house, visitors were bringing clothes and toys for orphanages from Belgrade. Around 150.000 visitors.
  • Square of open hearts 2014 - Republic Square, from 14.12.2013. to 11.01.2014. Tastefully decorated wooden houses in the city center during the Christmas and New Year holidays, with the variety of food, drinks, souvenirs and gifts were a real New Year's corner. The event was held in cooperation with the City of Belgrade, Tourist Organization of Belgrade and numerous partners. The event had a humanitarian character - the income from the sale of New Year's ceramic mug "City of open hearts" was donated for the purchase of teaching aids for students with disabilities. In specially placed charity house, visitors were bringing clothes and toys for orphanages from Belgrade. Around 90.000 visitors.
  • Square of open hearts 2013 - Republic Square, from 01.12.2012. to 10.01.2013. Tastefully decorated wooden houses in the city center during the Christmas and New Year holidays, with the variety of food, drinks, souvenirs and gifts were a real New Year's corner. The event was held in cooperation with the City of Belgrade, Belef Center, Tourist Organization of Belgrade and numerous partners. The event had a humanitarian character - the income from the sale of New Year's ceramic mug "City of open hearts" went to Belgrade baby club. In specially placed charity house, visitors were bringing clothes and toys for orphanages from Belgrade. Around 80.000 visitors.
  • "Belef na Kališu 2012" - July 06-22, a trench behind the Military Museum. Festival which was held as part of the BELEF 2012 - Festival of the Festivals. In addition to concerts of Dejan Cukic, Negative, Sergej Trifunovic, sevdahBABY live, Flamingosi, Neverne bebe and participants of reality programs I have talent and Operation Triumph, visitors were able to enjoy in films that were presented by Dizajnfilm and 7 Veličanstvenih. Photo workshops were organized by National Geographic Serbia. Promotion of environmental protection through the campaign "Efficient green 2012" was realized by NGO "Be Responsible" / 20.000 visitors
  • Vlatko Stefanovski and Stefan Milenkovich concert - Cooperation of the decade. December 22nd, 23rd, 27th, 2010. World known artists, guitarist Vlatko Stefanovski and violinist Stefan Milenkovich, performed together for the first time in their careers. The concerts took place in Sava Center / with more than 10.000 visitors on 3 concerts.
  • Square of open hearts 2012 - Republic Square, from 12.12.2011. to 20.01.2012. Tastefully decorated wooden houses in the city center during the Christmas and New Year holidays, with the variety of food, drinks, souvenirs and gifts were a real New Year's corner. The event was held in cooperation with the City of Belgrade, Tourist Organization of Belgrade and numerous partners. The event had a humanitarian character - the income from the sale of New Year's ceramic mug "City of open hearts" went to Belgrade baby club. In the first year around 80,000 visitors.
  • Usce Christmas Village 2012 - plateau in front of Usce Shopping Center, from 01.12.2011. to 15.01.2012. The event was held as a separate outdoor activation within Usce Stark Magic City 2012 event. Tastefully decorated wooden houses during the Christmas and New Year holidays, with the variety of food, drinks, souvenirs and gifts were a real New Year's corner. 20,000 visitors.
  • "Van Gogh" concert, one of the most popular bands in Serbia, Belgrade Arena, May 2007 / 18.000 visitors.
  • The concert of British musical attraction "FAITHLESS", April 2004, Hall of Sports, Belgrade / 5.000 visitors.
  • Jelen Pivo Live 2007 - two-day music festival underneath the Kalemegdan fortress, performed among others: Ian Brown, Happy Mondays, Garry Moore, Darko Rundek, Laibach / 15.000 visitors.
  • Efes Blues festival 2007 - Expo Center, Belgrade, performed: Bernard Allison, Adolphus Bell, John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band / 5.000 visitors.
  • Stefan Milenković gala concert at Sava Center, June 2008. - one of the greatest world violinists, who presented himself to the Serbian public, again after 5 years at Sava Center / 3.000 visitors.
  • Comeback tour "World Is Beautiful When We Are Dreaming" of Kiki Lesendric and Piloti, October - December 2009. Kiki and Piloti were one of the most popular bands in former Yugoslavia in the 80-ies. On this tour, they have played in 11 Serbian cities, in front of the total audience of 40.000 people.
  • St. Patrick’s Day 2010 celebration - "Orthodox Celts" concert at Dom omladine, Belgrade, on March 17th 2010. 18th concert of the most famous "Serbian Irishmen", regarding celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day. Spectacular show, 3 generations of people in the crowd, beautiful presentation of the Irish music and culture. All visitors who bought tickets, got Orthodox Celts t-shirts as present, / 1.200 visitors.
  • St. Patrick’s Day 2011 celebration - "Orthodox Celts" concert at Dom omladine, Belgrade, on March 17th 2011. 19th concert of the most famous "Serbian Irishmen", regarding celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day. Beautiful presentation of the Irish music and culture. Special guest: dance group Celtic Rhythm. / 1.200 visitors.
  • Promotion of EXIT Noise Summer Fest in Belgrade, the largest music festival in Southeastern Europe, during 2002 and 2003.
  • Supporting the project "Lets travel to Europe" - where the 100 of the best Serbian students spent one month in the EU countries.
  • Viminacium - the Roman night in Viminacium - pointing out the need of inteligence using of the natural resources and energy within the project Save the planet - July 2007 - concerts of Van Gogh and string quartet Intermezzo.
  • ILP (I Love Politics) / May 9th - June 18th 2004 - an International project in the cooperation with the Cool Politics Holland, the Europe Day, and the realization of the cultural and youth exchange with the EU countries.
  • Numerous other events, promotions and presentations.
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