Media Announcement 23.4.2015. Takovo

Belgrade, 20 April 2015 - Dear colleagues, with the aim of timely preparations and the planning of programme schedules and available capacities, we hereby inform you about the activities of the Serbian President Mr. Tomislav Nikolic scheduled for Thursday, 23 April 2015.

On the occasion of 23rd April, the Takovo Uprising bicentennial and the Serbian Armed Forces Day, the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic will attend:

• Event No. 1- Unveiling of a placard at the monument dedicated to Prince Milos Obrenovic ( The President Nikolic is due to address those present)
Venue: The space in front of the building of the Pozega Municipality
Time: 10:20 a.m.

We kindly request all the desks interested in sending their crews to direct them to the venue on Thursday, 23 April 2015, by 09:45 at the latest, with the aim of making the necessary preparations.

• Event No. 2 – Tour of the church and candle lighting in honour of the uprising participants
Venue: Gornja Dobrinja (Saints Peter and Paul Church)
Time: 11 a.m.

We kindly request all the desks interested in sending their crews to direct them to the venue on Thursday, 23 April 2015, by 10:30, with the aim of making the necessary preparations.

Moreover, the desks wishing to send their crews are requested to accredit their members via mediji@predsednik.rs, with the indication of the event they wish to attend, by Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10 a.m. at the latest.
• Event No. 3- The central ceremony commemorating the bicentennial of the Takovo Uprising and the Serbian Armed Forces Day ( The President Nikolic is due to address those present)
Venue: Takovo Memorial Park- Takovski grm
Time: 1 p.m.

We kindly request all the desks interested in sending their crews to accredit their members via info@mod.gov.rs, with the indication of the event they wish to attend, by Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10 a.m. at the latest.

The journalist crews interested in covering the central ceremony (Event No. 3) will be provided transfer from Belgrade to the venue and back when the activity ends. Due to a limited number of seats, please indicate in your accreditation request whether your crews have their own travel arrangements, or use the organized transfer.

Those crews using the organized transfer from Belgrade are to head off on Thursday, 23 April 2015 at 08:00, from the parking lot facing the Dom vojske in Belgrade, 19 Brace Jugovica Str.

Crews with their own travel arrangements need to gather at Gornji Milanovac, Momcilo Nastasijevic Elementary School, 3 Ivo Lole Ribara Str, the playground entrance, by 11 a.m. with the aim of carrying out the necessary preparations, from where they will be transferred to the Takovo Memorial Park.

N.B. Accreditations are compulsory for the media coverage of the event. Please submit accreditations in writing, on the desk’s headed paper (they must contain the full name, personal number and profession) to the indicated emails by Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10 a.m. at the latest.
Contact persons on the ground:
Ana Mandic: 066/8252-039
Tamara Todorovic: 066/8252-040
Aleksandar Zagorac: 066/8252-041
Danijela Marjanovic (Ministry of Defence): 064/8329-210