Serbian language, together with Croatian, Bosnian and other can sometimes sound strange to foreigners non accustomed to Slavic languages, as described in this pre-historic Onion article from 1997. But, when put into a song, it can indeed sound very nice and musical. Here are two fresh songs that confirm this
You could say that Ibarska highway is kind of Serbia’s backbone – a road that connects Belgrade to Kosovo and other important places in the south and west. It is not the best road, and certainly not the only option if you want to travel south, but it is the
Boris Tadic is a typical president. He may not always say the right things, but accompanied by a piano it all just sounds so much better.
Zastava, the car maker that invented yugo had some really cool advertising back then. And no, the name of this car isn’t Christine – it’s Zastava 101, more famous in Serbia as “kec” or “stojadin”.
In order to fully comprehend the awesomeness of this performance you have to know that the award ceremony itself, “Beogradski Pobednik” is a very unglamorous occasion primarily aiming at middle-aged housewives as its target audience. Having said that, I invite you to hit the play button and enjoy this subtle
Couple of hilarious video montages from youtube, combining Star Trek and turbo-folk – a must see.
Yingo doesn’t speak Serbian very well – that doesn’t stop her from composing a song to her boyfriend.
Steven Hannington – “Mujo kuje konja po mesecu” – a different take on the old Balkan folk song. If you want to hear more performances from this artist on Youtube, click here. Found via @Galebinjo
War veterans, Roma, corrupt politicians, NGO activists, workers and shady businessmen are all involved in this musical/play describing problems of the contemporary Serbian society in the clash of false communism and false capitalism. Subtitles included, hit full screen to see them better. Partisan Songspiel. Belgrade Story from chto delat on
It seems to be a mystery for foreigners, but I must admit I never thought about this question until BEOGRADTV crew mentioned it: Help them solve this ancient mystery by leaving the comment here or on the video’s youtube page.