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(Srpski) KONKURS za učestvovanje tamburaških orkestara na XII svetskom TAMBURICA FEST-u u Novom Sadu, od 20. do 22. juna 2019. godine.

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(Srpski) KONKURS ZA IZBOR NAJLEPŠE NOVE PESME TAMBURICA FESTA 2019

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(Srpski) ODRŽAN KONGRES SVETSKE TAMBURAŠKE ASOCIJACIJE

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(Srpski) XI SVETSKI TAMBURICA FEST NAGRADIO JE NAJBOLJE TAMBURAŠE I TAMBURAŠKE ORKESTRE

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THE CONCERT OF DŽENAN LONČAREVIĆ AS THE CLOSING ACT AT THE BEST MANIFESTATION FOR TOURISTS VISITING SERBIA – 11th TAMBURICA FEST

Tamburitza fest ended with the performance of Dženan Lončarević, who has performed at this festival for the second time, but, as he himself said before the concert, he never expected such a large audience.

“I will always gladly return to Tamburitza Fest and the audience in Petrovaradin. I want to commend the organizers for another successful festival.  All I can say is – working with good people is always easy”, said Lončarević to the media and went on to sing popular songs, both his own and those by other artists, for more than two hours.

The audience was singing along with Lončarević, just like it had been doing for the previous two nights with the best tamburitza players and Zvonko Bogdan, Garavi Sokak and Marija Šerifović.

After four days, the 11th World Tamburitza Fest ended on Saturday night in the best way possible.  The satisfied organizers greeted the audience and the performers, announcing that the Featured Country at the Festival in 2019 will be Hungary.

(Srpski) NAGRAĐENI NAJBOLJI MEĐU VELIKIM TAMBURAŠKIM I ORKESTRIMA

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AFTER THE RAIN – A SHOWER OF AWARDS

DAY THREE:  Presentation of awards for the best participants in the competitive part and an amazing concert by Marija Šerifović in the non-competitive part of the festival 

On the third night of the festival, the awards were presented in the competitive part of the festival. 

Tamburitza Band Velos received the award for The Best Festival Orchestra and the best new song was Prodat ću kola, vrance i polja performed by the Tamburitza Band Satir. 

Zlatko Galik of Tamburitza Players Rubato was awarded as The Best Prim Player, and Miloš Jovanović of Tamburitza Band Velos as The Best Basprim Player.

The award for The Best Begeš Player was presented to Miroslav Adašević of Tamburitza Orchestra Sremska banda. 

The Special Award for nurturing the tamburitza tradition was given to Tamburitza Orchestra Zlatna suza. Town Tamburitza Orchestra Pljevlja received the award for The Best Interpretation. 

The solo singer Joseph Joe Kirin of Tamburitza Orchestra Sremska banda was The Best Solo Singer of the festival, and The Special Award of the Audience Jury was presented to the Tamburitza Orchestra Kraguji.

On behalf of Tamburitza Fest, the diplomas and the special Petrovaradin clock tower statuettes were presented by Jovana Pejčić, the music editor of the festival Danilo Ninković, the president of the professional jury Mr. Franjo Batorek, the President of the Managing Board of NS Seme Prof. Bogdan Kuzmanović, PhD, and the Art Director of the festival Jovan Adamov.

While the awarded participants took photos with the audience and colleagues, Marija Šerifović, our only Eurovision Song Contest winner, began her concert with the song Pametna i luda, and proceeded to tell the audience:  

“If only we had more festivals like this one! I would like to congratulate the organizers on their 11thfestival and wish them many more festivals in the years to come!”

Hits such as Sama i nervozna, U Nedelju, Deo Prošlosti, Ti možeš sve resonated throughout the Petrovaradin fortress, and another night at Tamburitza Fest went by without rain and clouds and ended with songs, music, and a roaring applause of thousands of visitors.

ZVONKO BOGDAN: “THIS IS THE ONLY PURE TAMBURITZA ORCHESTRA IN THE WORLD”

“They can accompany me better than the police!” – Zvonko Bogdan 

Day two of the 11th World Tamburitza Fest saw the performance of the children’s tamburitza orchestra The Pearls of Lecedery Heart, official opening ceremony followed by the fireworks, the music of Garavi Sokak and the charming concert by Zvonko Bogdan.

The audience at Petrovaradin fortress first heard the well-known pop and traditional songs such as Oko moje sanjivo, Ja samo pjevam, A ti se nećeš vratiti, performed by the children’s tamburitza orchestra The Pearls of Lecedery Heart, whose solo performers attracted a lot of attention from the audience and were greeted with several rounds of applause. What is interesting is that the organizers decided to once again donate a certain part of the money acquired through the festival to children’s tamburitza school and instruments. 

The Chinese Counsellor for Cultural Affairs Xu Hong officially opened the 11th World Tamburitza Fest and took the opportunity to sing the composition Ovo je Srbija (This is Serbia) in order to express his gratitude towards the organizers for choosing China as this year’s Featured Country at the Festival.

After the fireworks lighting up the part of Vojvodina’s capital overlooking Petrovaradin, the program was continued by the sound of Garavi Sokak, and the group’s frontman Bane Krstić started the concert with the popular song Biće bolje ako budeš tu, da ljubav pobedi.

Zvonko Bogdan was in a very good mood as he followed the entire program of the Tamburitza Fest and this evening ended with the songs of this tamburitza schlager music singer which are popular across the region.  Emphasizing that music knows no borders, Zvonko Bogdan took the chance to express his great pleasure at performing with the RTV Vojvodina Tamburitza Orchestra. 

“Tonight I will perform with the only pure tamburitza orchestra in the whole world. And that is exactly why I agreed to performed with them! You will not believe this, but they accompany me better than the police!” With this funny intro, Zvonko Bogdan won the hearts of the audience at the very beginning of the concert which he started by singing Na te mislim i kad zora sviće, a song by the Slavonian author Vladimir Nikolić, and everybody sang along with Mr. Bogdan from the first song to the very last one.

11th TAMBURITZA FEST OPENED WITH THE FILM TAMBURITZA THE SOUND OF A LANDSCAPE

Starring: Bajaga, Bane Krstić, Zvonko Bogdan, Radoslav Milenković…

Director Sali Saliji – Sallini: “Tamburitza Fest – this is a great honor for me.”

11th World Tamburitza Fest was opened with the premiere of Tamburitza the Sound of a Landscape directed by Sali Saliji – Sallini, a Turkish director originally from Serbia, who attended the premiere of his film at the Cultural Center of Novi Sad. 

- “It is a great honor to have Tamburitza the Sound of a Landscape open such a large-scale festival”, said Sali Saliji – Sallini, adding that he had been working on this film for two whole years.

Many famous people, artists, actors and musicians were a part of this three-part documentary, in which they talked about Vojvodina, the magic of the tamburitza as an instrument, and finally about the greatest master of schlager music – Zvonko Bogdan. 

“Not many people know that Zvonko Bogdan wrote many of the songs he sings.  His decision to cover the song I wrote and sang with Saša Lošić for the TV series Vratiće se rode (The Storks Will Return) was a great honor for me as it would be for any musician – to be asked by Zvonko Bogdan if he can sing your song”, said Momčilo Bajagić Bajaga, remembering in the film how surprised he was with the popularity of the song Vratiće se rode. According to him, this might be his song that best describes the sound of the landscape depicted in the film. 

Bane Krstić, a famous singer-songwriter from Vojvodina, was among the people interviewed for this documentary. He talked about tamburitza, music and the plain. 

“Vojvodina seems like a flat sheet. But it’s not.  It’s full of life, the home of twenty six nations. There are just as many cultures, which is why Vojvodina is characterized by the art of both social and cultural interaction”, said the founder of Garavi Sokak, who also expressed that he is proud of the fact that Zvonko Bogdan, among others, sang his song Ko te ima taj te nema.

“When I wrote that song, I was going through the most difficult period of my life. I wrote the chorus in five minutes, but the verses took me three months to finish. There were fifty four versions of the verses, but only the final three survived.  People said to me: ‘Don’t sing that, that’s philosophy and people don’t like that’, but look at it now…Everyone knows that song, and if Zvonko Bogdan hadn’t sung it, this song would never become such a hit adored by many”, said Bane Krstić.

Other ethnomusicologists, music editors, actors and professors of music talked about that famous sound of tamburitza which is usually associated with this region and so perfectly captures the happiness, sadness and day-to-day life in Vojvodina. 

“That’s why it is important for our tamburitza songs to be polite and modest”, concluded Zvonko Bogdan, who would perform at Tamburitza Fest with his tamburitza orchestra the following day on the Petrovaradin fortress. 

The documentary Tamburitza the Sound of a Landscape premiered in Novi Sad, and the goal is for this film to be shown at many documentary film festivals in the region in order to promote Vojvodina, tamburitza and the music created by this magical instrument in the best light possible.

(Srpski) U GLOŽANU ODRŽANA LIKOVNA KOLONIJA U SUSRET OVOGODIŠNjEM “TAMBURICA FESTU 2018″

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(Srpski) PRESS KONFERENCIJA ZA BEOGRADSKE MEDIJE

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NOW IT IS OFFICIAL: TAMBURITZA FEST – THE BEST MANIFESTATION FOR TOURISTS VISITING SERBIA

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia and the Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Telecommunications presented the most successful domestic product and corporate brands with awards at the Najbolje iz Srbije 2017 (The Best from Serbia 2017) closing ceremony held on Monday, June 4. Under the slogan of this year’s competition „Kako se na našem kaže? BRAVO“ (“How do you say it in our language? CONGRATULATIONS”), Tamburitza Fest was presented the award for The Best Manifestation for Tourists Visiting Serbia, in the presence of Ana Brnabić, the President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia. 

The festival, which will be held from June 20 to June 23 in Novi Sad, was therefore one of the 24 awarded companies and organizations which stood out from other Serbian brands organizing tourist events in the entire country.

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(Srpski) ZVONKO BOGDAN, MARIJA ŠERIFOVIĆ, DžENAN LONČAREVIĆ SA NAJBOLjIM TAMBURAŠIMA NA 11. SVETSKOM TAMBURICA FEST-u (Novi Sad 20. – 23.jun)

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TAMBURITZA FEST AT THE CHINESE EMBASSY IN BELGRADE

CHINA, FEATURED COUNTRY AT THE FESTIVAL

THE People’s Republic of China is this year’s “featured country” at the 11th World Tamburitza Fest 2018, which will be held from June 20 to 23 at the Petrovaradin fortress in Novi Sad. This was confirmed yesterday by H.E. Mr. Li Manchang, ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Serbia and Jovan Pejčić, director of Tamburitza Fest, who also made plans for cultural cooperation in which our tamburitza orchestra will perform in the world’s most populous country.
Tamburitza Fest has 1,350 million new friends, says Pejčić. This year’s festival will open with an all-night performance by the China National Ensemble from Beijing, at Trg slobode (Liberty Square) in the center of Novi Sad on June 21, which is World Music Day. His Excellency Mr. Li Manchang was gifted the tamburitza on which Danilo Ninković, the music editor of the festival, played an instrumental number. The ambassador recognized the melody right away – it was the traditional song “Osam tamburaša…”. We are all ecstatic about the upcoming collaboration with Chinese musicians.
Last year, which marked the 10th anniversary of the World Tamburitza Festival, the “featured country” was the Russian Federation, and the event in Novi Sad was opened by the National Ensemble of Traditional Instruments from the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. In this way, Tamburitza Fest has once again established Novi Sad as the European Capital of Culture 2021.

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(Srpski) ZAVRŠEN JUBILARNI, 10. „TAMBURICA FEST 2017“

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(Srpski) VEČERAS, 24. JUNA, ZAVRŠAVA SE JUBIRALNI, 10. „TAMBURICA FEST 2017“

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(Srpski) DANAS POČEO JUBILARNI, 10. „TAMBURICA FEST“, NAJBOLjI EVROPSKI FESTIVAL ETNO MUZIKE

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(Srpski) „TAMBURICA FEST“- NAJBOLjI FESTIVAL ETNO MUZIKE U EVROPI

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(Srpski) U GALERIJI RTS OTVORENA IZLOŽBA „PRIJATELjI TAMBURICE“

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(Srpski) POŠTOVANI PRIJATELjI OBAVEŠTAVAMO VAS O VELIČANSTVENOM KONCERTU VOJVOĐANSKIH TAMBURAŠA U ZADUŽBINI ILIJE MILOSAVLjEVIĆA KOLARCA U ORGANIZACIJI “TAMBURICA FESTA”

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(Srpski) „TAMBURICA FEST“ SA PRIJATELjIMA U SKUPŠTINI GRADA BEOGRADA

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(Srpski) RUSIJA, „ZEMLjA PRIJATELj“ OVOGODIŠNjEG „TAMBURICA FESTA“

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(Srpski) JEDINSTVEN PROJEКAT RADIO TELEVIZIJE VOJVODINE I TAMBURICA FESTA

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(Srpski) SVETSKA TAMBURAŠKA ASOCIJACIJA PREDSTAVILA PRVI ZBORNIK STRUČNIH RADOVA O TAMBURICI Novi Sad, 28.03.2017. godine

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(Srpski) JUBILARNI „TAMBURICA FEST 2017“ KRAJEM JUNA NA TRGU SLOBODE

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THE NIGHT BETWEEN SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JUNE 25 AND 26, BROUGHT THE CURTAIN DOWN ON “TAMBURICA FEST 2016″

THE ENSEMBLE “ZORULE” FROM NOVI SAD THE WINNER OF THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL

The best tamburitza orchestra of the ninth international tamburitza festival “Tamburitza Fest 2016″, which hosted 10 orchestras from seven countries in its competition part from 21 to 25 June, is the Novi Sad-based ensemble “Zorule”. This is the decision of the professional jury of this year’s festival composed of professor Franjo Batorek (Croatia), Spomenko Guzijan (Serbian Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Danilo Ninković (Serbia).
The main festival prize was given to Zoran Bugarski, the leader of the ensemble “Zorule”, who is voted the best prim (tamburitza) player as well. The prize was presented by Jovan Pejčić PhD, the Festival Director.
Jozef Kovac from Hungary, the member of “Mohács” ensamble, is the best bas-prim (tamburitza) player while Mario Sesvečan of Croatian orchestra “Uspomena” is the best begeš (contrabass) player.
The best new song “Lud za tobom” was performed by the Serbian orchestra “Tajna” and the best vocalist is Stjepan Fortuna from the Austrian band “Gradištanci”. Awards for artistic expression and keeping tradition were given to “Zlatna suza” (Romania) and “Banjalučki merak” (Serbian Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina), while the audience award went to the orchestra “Garavi” (Croatia). The orchestra “Sremska banda” (Serbia) was awarded by journalists.
-As well as before, this year’s “Tamburica fest” participants showed exceptional performance, which is a great incentive for the 10th anniversary festival to be held next year in June for which preparations will start as of the next day- said Jovan Pejčić PhD, the Festival Director.
20 tamburitza bands performed in exibition part at this year’s festival of the masters of tamburitza in Novi Sad and at the Petrovaradin Fortress, together with popular singers Halid Bešlić, Zoran Kalezić, Zvonko Bogdan and Đorđe Čavić, and the orchestras “Dijako”, “Mesečina”, “Vojvođanski tamburaši”, Vasa Jovanović’s orchestra and “Hercenšlus”.

(Srpski) JANOŠ MESAROŠ, JEDAN OD NAŠIH NAJPLODONOSNIJIH UMETNIKA, NA „TAMBURICA FESTU 2016.“

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(Srpski) TREĆI FESTIVALSKI DAN „TAMBURICA FESTA“ OBELEŽILA „FIJAKERIJADA“

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(Srpski) TAMBURAŠKIM KARNEVALOM U UTORAK, 21. JUNA, NA SVETSKI DAN MUZIKE, POČEO DEVETI SVETSKI “TAMBURICA FEST 2016.“

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(Srpski) HALID BEŠLIĆ, BALKANSKA ESTRADNA ZVEZDA, POSLE DVE GODINE PONOVO NA „TAMBURICA FESTU“

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THE ART COLONY “TAMBURICA FEST 2O16″, THIS YEAR IN PETROVARADIN AGAIN

PAINTERS TOGETHER WITH TAMBURITZA PLAYERS

SPECIAL contribution to “Tamburica Fest”, which supports Novi Sad in candidacy for European Capital of Culture 2021 with its programme, is given by visual artists. For that reason, the ninth session of the Art Colony “Tamburica fest 2016″, which involves nine artists, will be tradiotionally held at this year’s “Tamburica Fest”. The nineth international tamburitza festival, “Tamburica Fest 2016″, will host tamburitza orchestras from eight countries which will perform on Liberty Square in the centre of Novi Sad and at the Petrovaradin Fortress from 21 to 25 June.

The artists Janos Meszaros, Branka Stojsavljević, Slobodan Miljević, Silvija Jelačić, Kolja Obrovski, Saša Dobrić, Igor Cvejanović, Slobodan Bajić and Borivoj Popržan will present their works at the festival.
-Artistic impression of the relationship between music and images is becoming more meaningful by the time and for that reason the selection goes on the side of the artists who have a good sense of this matter and who can currently give the highest contribution – says Borivoj Popržan, the selector of the Art Colony. – It is my pleasure that nine artists will participate at ‘tam-tam burica’ festival, who haven’t just gladly accepted the invitation but have enthusiastically welcomed the theme of the art colony- synesthesia of ethnomusicology and visual art in the process of compassionate cogitation, listening and painting.
This year’s session of the painters aims to raise awareness about the justification and improvement of visual content of the festival and to charge the festival atmosphere with distinct, clear and refreshful artistic impressions expressed through the thematic engagement and conversations, all contributing to the promotion of the colony at the festival.

- The Art Colony is held in an impressive outdoor setting at the Petrovaradin Fortress overlooking the river, which together with the view of Fruška Gora provides great inspiration for the painters and contributes to the development of the theme. In a special way the artistic creation is led by the process of synesthesia which turns the memory of the former sea through listening into the concept of an image. The participants of this year’s session will be very happy to meet four or five tamburitza bands and together with their brushes and strings they will make the atmosphere at the Petrovaradin Fortress even more beautiful – said Popržan.

EXHIBITION
The exhibition of works from this year’s art colony “Tamburica Fest 2016″ opens on Friday, June 24 at 20 pm on the Art circle Terrace at the Petrovaradin Fortress (in front of the studio of Borivoje Popržan). The festival artists will present 20 works and the exhibition will be opened by our famous painter Janos Meszaros.

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PAINTERS The contribution of the painters to the tamburitza festival

Shooting of the promotional video for RTV Vojvodina and “Tamburica Fest”

TAMBURITZA SEPCTACLE FOR THE CAPITAL OF CULTURE

Today, on7 June, the shooting of the video for RTV Vojvodina and “Tamburica Fest” has begun at the Petrovaradin Fortress. The video is being made to promote the unique tamburitza festival, support the candidacy of Novi Sad for the European Capital of Culture 2021, as well as to present the tourist potential of the city. More than a hundred tamburitza players, 100 members of a mixed choir and 50 dance couples and members of cultural and artistic societies played, sang and danced to Strauss’”On the Beautiful Blue Danube” and the great tamburitza hits, which created a spectacular scene in front of the Clock Tower.

- It is really a wonderful feeling to play in front of the famous Clock Tower and to play one of the most beautiful compositions for the tambura, “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” – says Saša Šćitaroci- Obad, a tambura player.

Jadranka Gojić, PR coordinator of the “Tamburica fest” emphasizes that the organizers are delighted by the enthusiastic response of tamburitza players, who showed love for art and understanding of the importance of keeping tradition, as they did many times before.

-The atmosphere is beautiful and the result will certainly be the best one. This shooting is actually the most beautiful introduction to the upcoming festival days, starting on June 21, in the streets of Novi Sad with tamburitza players and running until 25 June at the Petrovaradin Fortress- said Gojić.

This year’s festival, the ninth international tamburitza festival, will be held from 21 to 25 June in Novi Sad and at the Petrovaradin Fortress with the participation of 10 tamburitza bands from seven countries in the competition part of the festival while the popular singers ZvonkoBogdan, Halid Bešlić and Zoran Kalezić will perform in the exhibition part along with the orchestra “Dyaco” …

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A COUPLE OF NEW PRESENTERS TO HOST “TAMBURICA FEST 2016″ JADRANKA ALONGSIDE ALEKSANDAR

This year, the ninth international tamburitza festival “Tamburica Fest 2016″, which will be held from 21 to 25 June in Novi Sad and at the Petrovaradin Fortress, will show a new couple of hosts, Jadranka Gojić, the PR coordinator of the festival and the lead singer in the ladies tamburitza orchestra “La banda” and Aleksandar Filipović, the man ‘born to be a journalist’, the author and host of one of the most watched entertaining TV shows, “Tabloid”.

-It is a great challenge for me – says Jadranka.- I love challenges and this is my first time in this role and I believe I’m going to find my way. Considering that I have been the lead singer of the band “La banda” since October 2014, I have stage experience in front of cameras, lights and the audience. The team of people who organize “Tamburitza Fest” has been with me, supporting me, believing in me and I am lucky that way. Also, I have great support from Aleksnadar. We are different personalities, but that’s why we will get along well and I am honored to work with him.

It is interesting that the two hosts of this year’s festival will announce their performances in several major shows in our country and what the special feature of this year’s promotion of “Tamburica fest” is, is that both Aleksandar and Jadranka love to sing very much.

- I am very pleased that, along with my younger colleague Jadranka, I will be a part of the new energy of “Tamburica fest ” … – says Filipović. – I see the invitation to join the successful team of “Tamburica Fest” as a compliment and I’m very glad to have the opportunity to announce the performances of some brilliant tamburitza orchestras and, of course, the music scene legends, ZvonkoBogdan and Halid Bešlić. Mr Bešlić is a great friend of mine. I was the first person from Serbian media to interview him. I visited his home on that occasion and we made a great show. Also, tamburitza music is actually what I personally prefer to listen to, something which I find really pleasurable. This festival has always contributed to the rating of my show because all the participants have been presented in the “Tabloid”, either as guests in the studio or through reporter stories … Simply, I believe that my show has been popular and well recognized for nearly twenty years, and “Tamburica” hosts only the best and most popular performers which is what contributed a lot to the rating and quality of my shows. So, welcome to “Tamburica fest” which will provide us with some new adrenalin and energy this year.

TICKET SALES FOR THE CLOSING NIGHT OF THE “TAMBURICA FEST 2016” STARTED ON MONDAY 23 MAY 2016

THE PRICE OF THE TICKETS IN PRESALE IS 500 RSD Tamburica Fest 2016 lasts for five days: the first two days of the festival will be held in the city centre, in the Catholic Churchyard, Modene Street, Zmaj Jovina and Dunavska Street. The third day of the festival will be held on the Liberty Square and the fourth and fifth day at the Petrovaradin Fortress. THE ADMISSION FOR THE OPENING FOUR FESTIVAL DAYS IS FREE! On the fourth festival day, 24 June 2016, at the Petrovaradin Fortress, after the competition, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the performance of ZvonkoBogdan, followed by the music band “Dyaco” from Croatia.The closing festival night on 25 June 2016 at the Petrovaradin Fortress will host the concert of Halidć Bešlić and his special guest Zoran Kalezić following the competition part, the formal announcement of the winners, award ceremony and the performance of our friends from the Russian National Orchestra from Moscow. Tickets for the closing festival night are 700 dinars while the presale tickets can be purchased at the price of 500 dinars. Tickets can be purchased at Gigstix box office and the locations can be found on www.gigstix.com

SEE YOU AT TAMBURICA FEST! ☺

ON THE REQUEST OF THE AUDIENCE, “TAMBURICA FEST 2016″ WILL EXPAND TO FIVE DAYS, FROM 21st TO 25th JUNE

AN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ON INTERNATIONAL MUSIC DAY INSTEAD of three festival days, as was originally planned, “Tamburica Fest 2016″, the international ninth festival of the tamburitza tradition keepers, due to the great interest of the audience, will run for five days, from 21st to 25th June and will be held in the centre of Novi Sad and the Petrovaradin Fortress. This was confirmed by Jovan Pejčić, PhD, the Festival Director, who emphasized that “Tamburica Fest 2016″ starts on 21st June, on the International Music Day, as a support to the City of Novi Sad’s candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2021. The admission for the opening four festival days will be free while the presale tickets for the closing fifth festival night at the Petrovaradin Fortress, when the winners will be announced and the prizes awarded, cost 500 dinars. – The events on the opening days of this year’s “Tamburica fest” will take place in the centre of Novi Sad, from 21st to 23rd June. 15 tamburitza orchestras will entertain the citizens of Novi Sad in the “Tamburitza promenade” on the Liberty Square, in the Catholic Churchyard, Zmaj Jovina and Dunavska Street, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.- says Pejčić.- Fijakerijada, a traditional carriage procession, will be held on Thursday 23rd June, along with the orchestra performances of Vasa Jovanović orchestra, Mesečina and Đorđe Čavić orchestra and folk dance concerts of the Cultural Associations, all taking place on the Liberty Square. 10 orchestras from seven countries will participate in the competition for the prestigious festival awards at the Petrovaradin Fortress. On Friday 24th June, tamburitza orchestras “Sremska banda” (Serbia), “Zorule” (Serbia) “Garavi” (Croatia), “Crnogorski tamburaši” (Montenegro) and “Mohácsi Tamburások” (Hungary) will take the challenge while the legendary ZvonkoBogdan with his tambura players and the orchestra “Dijako” from Djakovo will perform in the exhibition part, the same evening. The closing festival night, Saturday 25th June, will show the competition of the orchestras “Bečki tamburaši” (Austria), “Zlatna suza” (Romania), “Uspomena” (Croatia), “BL Merak” (Serb Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina) and “Tajna” (Serbia). The exhibition part will host the band from Novi Sad “Hercen Šlus” and the festival will end with the performance of Halid Beslić and his orchestra and Zoran Kalezić as a special guest.

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Tamburica fest and RTV Vojvodina are taping a promo tv video

Tamburica fest and rtv vojvodina will film a Tv video for multiple usage such as ,for the promotion of the most unique tamburitza festival on the globe ,as well as a support for the city Novi Sad which is a candidate for the European capital of culture for the year of 2021 ,as well for representing the potentials of tourism of the city Novi Sad.
In the interview with Dr Jovan Pejcic,the chairman of the Organizational board ,Jovan Adamov the Arts director ,Danilo Ninkovic the music editor and Dina Vranesevic the member of the board ,the press confirmed that the location where the Tv video will be taken will be the Petrovaradin fortress and as well in the most known and recognized city parts of Novi Sad with the participation of more than 100 tamburasha,100 members of mixed choirs and even 50 classical dancers .
The video is scheduled to be
Filmed in the beginning of May,and the tamburasi will arrive from all over the world .-declares Dr Jovan Pejcic ,president of organizational board Tamburica Fest.
“Besides our Petrovaradin fortress,we will film on the most monumental locations in the city which some of them are Matica srpska,square of Liberty (trg slobode),katolicke porte,etc…The concept will be based actually on two videos , with the accent on traditional sounds and outstanding skills of tamboura musicians and the classics off course ,such as the Greatly famous Composition “the beautiful blue danube ” by Strauss,created on our very own soil in the province of Futog ,during the compositors stay.followed by the Tamboura ofcourse .
Alongside with “majstore pera i zice” numbers of choirs and dancers from novi sad will be participants in different portraying destinations of the city Novi Sad .
The festival Tamburica fest has a greater purpose ,which is to promote the city ,making it better know and recognized trough the festival which is gathering the most known tambourine players worldwide over the past 9years and counting ,says jovan adamov,the Arts director of Tamburica fest.
This year the Tamburica festival will hold the dates from the 23rd till 25th of Jun on the petrovaradin fortress ,representing the beautiful harmony of 10orchestras from 8 different countries ,which is record till date.
During the competitions of great Tambourine instruments ,the revial (nznm kako se kaze revialno)part of the festival is reserved for our famous singers from the domestic music industry.
“I belive that the experience will be exquisite,carefully chosen quality performers” comments Adamov.
Danilo Ninkovic, Arts director of the festival took great care with highly noting about the artistic imprint, to keep and represent the true spirit of the festival .

“Considering that we are Holding the responsibility to be an event that represents the artistic,cultural and touristic picture of promoting the city ,the choice of our performers is more than excellent!
The opening day of the festival is 23of Jun on the Square Of Liberty Where all the fans of the harmonious sounds are warmly welcome ,and the following days 24th and 25th of jun continues On the petrovaradin fortress ” says Ninkovic

Tamburica fest 2016

Ninth international taburitza festival “Tamburica fest” will be held on 21-25.06.2016. in Novi Sad:

Liberty Square – 21-23.06.2016.

Petrovaradin Fortress – 24-25.06.2016.

(Srpski) Poziv svim našim prijateljima

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(Srpski) Konkurs

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(Srpski) SVETSKA TAMBURAŠKA ASICIJACIJA DODELILA PRIZNANjA NA TAMBURAŠKOM FESTIVALU U KUMANOVU U MAKEDONIJI

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(Srpski) SINOĆ U NOVOM SADU ZAVRŠEN OSMI „TAMBURICA FEST“

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(Srpski) TAMBURAŠI UKRŠTAJU PERA I ŽICE

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(Srpski) Krenuli Fijakeri

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(Srpski) KONGRES SVETSKE TAMBURAŠKE ASCOCIJACIJE UVOD U TAMBURICA FEST

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(Srpski) LIKOVNA KOLONIJA „TAMBURICA FEST 2O15“ U ZNAKU „OSMICE“

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(Srpski) OVE GODINE U OKVIRU „TAMBURICA FESTA 2015“ KONGRES SVETSKE TAMBURAŠKE ASOCIJACIJE I NAUČNI SKUP

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(Srpski) NAJLEPŠE PESME „TAMBURICA FESTA“

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(Srpski) ODRŽANA KONFERENCIJA ZA NOVINARE U SUSRET OVOGODIŠNjEM, OSMOM PO REDU SVETSKOM TAMBURAŠKOM FESTIVALU „TAMBURICA FEST 2015“ OD 25. DO 27. JUNA NA PETROVARADINSKOJ TVRĐAVI

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KONKURS

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(Srpski) ZAVRŠEN SEDMI SVETSKI TAMBURAŠKI FESTIVAL

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(Srpski) PRVO TAKMIČARSKO VEČE NA „TAMBURICA FESTU 2014“

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(Srpski) Otvorena likovna kolonija Tamburica Fest 2014

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(Srpski) POČEO SEDMI SVETSKI TAMBURAŠKI FESTIVAL „TAMBURICA FEST 2014“

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(Srpski) DANAS POČINjE „TAMBURICA FEST 2014“

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(Srpski) LIKOVNA KOLONIJA „TAMBURICA FEST 2014“

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(Srpski) IVAN IVANOVIĆ I JOVANA PEJČIĆ, VODITELJI SVETSKOG TAMBURAŠKOG FESTIVALA „TAMBURICA FEST“

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“Tamburitza fest” on 39th birthday of “Decije Selo” in Sremska Kamenica

Symbolically signature on memorandum about cooperation of “Tamburitza Fest” and “Decije sos selo – dr. Milorad Pavlovic”, today in Sremska Kamenica, this is continuation of long term friendship of “Tamburitza Fest” organization and proteges of institution for children with out of parent welfare. Contract is signed on 39th anniversary of successful existance of “Decije Selo” by head manager dr Srdjan Egic and dr Jovan Pejcic- president of Organization committee of “Tamburitza fest” with intent to promote joint project of cultural,educational and entertaining purpose.

“Tamburitza Fest” is long term friend of our organization “Decije Selo”, and helped us with amazing donation of 800000 dinars. This donation enabled our children summer vacation. We are proud that festival with its own mission of maintaining tradition, preservation of heritage and with its own worth as a festival is overcame city limits, state borders and region is always standing with us and for us – underlined by dr. Egic, who gave plaquet “Deciji osmeh” as a gratitude to dr.Pejcic.

Dr.Pejcic as president of Organization committee of “Tamburitza fest” emphasize satisfaction and joy to help prosperity of institution “Decije selo” and that “Tamburitza fest” will use all its humanitarian potential to promote charity action named “Help Now” that is imagined to help organization of “Decije Selo” with sending sms on 5186.

“Tamburitza Fest” have significant place in world, huge media support and from 26th to 28th june on Petrovaradin fortress, where we expect numerous visitors, participants,bands and main stars of festival will urge guest and audience to send this humanitarian sms on 5186. This urge will happened while live broadcast in Serbia,region and on satelite chanels explained dr. Pejcic and called all people to take personal more direct actions and with dr. Egic and dr. Branko Vidicki-chairman administrative committee of “Decije selo”, sent together sms on 5186.

on photos below are dr.Srdjan Egic, dr.Jovan Pejcic and dr. Branko Vidicki.

20 JUN SMS EGIC PEJCIC VIDICKI

(Srpski) SAOPŠTENJE SA KONFERENCIJE ZA NOVINARE ODRŽANE 18. JUNA

“Tamburutza Fest 2014″ seventh in row international tamburitza festival, this year will have one extra day this year and will be held on Petrovaradin fortress from 26-28 june with performance of 12 tamburitza orchestras from 9 countries in addition of contesters there will be appearance of legendary Zvonko Bogdan, Svetlana Ceca Ražnatović and marvelous orchestra “Dijako” from Đakovo and “Biseri” from Subotice. Introduction for crossings of pen and strings of tamburitza bands from all parts of world will be held on thursday 26th june on main sity center of Novi Sad-Trg slobode, start of will be with special coach parade throughout city streets followed with performances of ethno troupes,tamburitza bands. Coach Caravan filled with musicians will departure at 17 hours from Novi Sad Fair main building “Master Centar”,route of caravan will be through Novi Sad boulevards to main center of Novi Sad to monument of Svetozar Miletic where audience will be able to enjoy all night performance of ethno groups, tamburitza bands from 18 hours. This will be unique introduction to main festival nights where we shall decide of new winners of “Tamburitza fest 2014″. Second festival night is starting of on Petrovaradin fortress on friday 27th june and it will be marked by competition of six tamburitza orchestras followed by performance of legendary Zvonko Bogdan with his well known tamburitza band with music maestra Mile Nikolic. Special delicacy of this festival day will be performance of Croatia tamburitza band “Dyaco” from Djakova whos members perfected its music on pleasure of numerous audience. “Dyaco” is performing standard tamburitza,modern compositions,jazz,rock and pop music hits. Finally evening on saturday 28th of june will be also held on main stage on Petrovaradin fortress. This evening will be marked by contest of six new tamburitza band followed by gala ceremonz of naming champion of “Tamburitza Fest 2014″, followed by main night happening all night performance of Ceca Ražnatović and tamburitza band “Biseri” from Subotica. This all is confirmed on press conference by dr. Jovan Pejcic- president of Organization committee of “Tmaburitza fest”, Jovan Adamov art director, Danilo Ninkovic music director and Dina Vranesevic assistant of general manager of RTS. This year festival will begin on Trg Slobode in main center of Novi Sad on 26st june. Program will start at 17 hours and festivity will last to 22 hours, show will be filled with performances of folklor,ethno,tamburitza bands,this night will free of charge for all guests. Second night of festival on 27th of june will be held on Petrovaradin fortress and this will be also free of charge for all guests. Third night on 28th june tickets will be sold for 790 dinars. We are expecting many guest, also we have reservation from BiH, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary…. Our Festival is designed that 90% of performance is based on tamburitza music and 10% on other music directions. For example last year our guest star was Halid Beslic and this year that will be Svetlana Ceca Ražnatović. Our performers are performing in cooperation with tamburtza bands and that will be huge magnet for audience. On similar international festivals in our region there are 500-600 visitors, but we have 15000 visitors and lovers of good tamburitza music and this way we are popularizing tamburitza music this is highlighted by dr. Jovan Pejcic- president of Organization committee of “Tamburitza fest”. Jovan Adamov art director highlighted that there was huge interest of participants for this year “Tamburitza Fest” on Petrovaradin fortress and first plan of participating 10 performers is expanded to 12 participants. We had big rush of great quality but because of performance minutes we couldn’t accompany more then 12 tamburitza bands in competition part of festival. Interesting part of festival that there are more tamburitza bands with lady musicians and we aproud that we shall have four lady bands. also this year we’ll have record number ofcountries that performers come from,besides european bands we shall host bands from Australia and USA. All bands will have 15 minutes to present its work and music on huge stage. We are cherishing unique music potential so that bands will be able to define its own music style in addition to that all new author songs will be recorded on audio CD after music festival confirmed by Adamov. Dina Vranesevic assistant of general manager of RTS confirmed that this year all three country informative services: RTS,RTV and RTRS will broadcast live all happening from Petrovaradin fortress. Biggest load of broadcast will be taken by RT Vojvodina, its signal will be taken by RT Serbia and RT Republika Srpska via live broadcast and record for later show. Signal will also be available on satelite for international use.

  • Competition program: Friday, 27. jun
  • 21.00 – 22.30
  • 1. TO “Biće skoro propast sveta”, Deronje – Serbia
  • 2. TO “Dule Tamburica i prijatelji”, Australia
  • 3. TS ” Slavonci”, Vinkovci – Croatia
  • 4. TO “Dunavkinje”, Mohač
  • 5. TS “Kozarski biser”, Gradiška – RS BiH
  • 6. Ženski TO “La banda”, Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Additional program:
  • 22.45 – 23.40
  • TS “DYACO”, Đakovo, Croatia
  • 23.50 – 01.00
  • Zvonko Bogdan with tamburitza band
  • Competition program: saturday, 28. jun 21.00 – 23.00
  • 1. TO “Vojvođanski san”, Pančevo – Serbia
  • 2. TO “Taslidža”, Pljevlja – Montenegro
  • 3. TO “Tamburjaši”, Vipava – Slovenia
  • 4. TO “Batini bećari”, Romania
  • 5. TS „Savski valovi”, Zaprešić – Croatia
  • Vok. sol. Valentina Žnidarić
  • 6. TO “Đuvegije”, Sombor
  • 7. Gosti: TO “Biseri”, Subotica – best TO 2013.
  • Winner declaration
  • Revijalni program:
  • 23.15 – 01.00
  • Svetlana Ceca Ražnatović with tamburitza band and TO “Biseri”
  • Hosts Jovana Pejčić i Ivan Ivanović
  • Judges: Miro Marinković (RS BiH), Marko Benić (Croatia) i Danilo Ninković (Serbia)