If you are staying in Novi Sad for several days during the GrowIT Conference and you wish to get to know the city and its surroundings, there are plenty of things you can do. We have collected for you some interesting events.
Novi Sad is a cultural, economic, political and administrative centre, and a modern university city. It is the city of museums, galleries, and events such as EXIT Music Festival that has been awarded international rewards. City is connected with Petrovaradin Fortress, one of the most important preserved fortifications in Europe.
NS WINTER FEST
Time: All conference days
Venue: Liberty Square
NS Winter Fest is a winter festival that is held at the main city square. With its diverse programmes it fulfils a holiday atmosphere enjoyed equally by both the Novi Sad residents and their guests. In around twenty booths one can find drinks, food, souvenirs, Christmas tree decorations, and Winter Fest cups for hot drinks. Music programme starts every evening at 06.00.
LECTURES AND PLANETARIUM PROJECTIONS
Time: November 29th 2018.
Venue: Planetarium at Petrovaradin Fortress
The Novi Sad Planetarium and the Planetarium in Belgrade are only such facilities in Serbia. Planetarium started working in 2001, and since then it has been the most important place for audio-visual teaching of astronomy and related sciences. Planetarium is open for public visits every Thursday from 20:00. The entrance is free for all visitors.
ORGANISED HIKING AT FRUŠKA GORA
Time: Every week (with mandatory appointment)
Venue: Fruška Gora
Fruška Gora is a mountain (near Novi Sad), despite the fact that its highest peak, Crveni Čot, is only 539 meters high. Fruška Gora is the region of good wines. There are also a lot of Serbian Orthodox monasteries on Fruška Gora. Several Mountaineering-Sports Associations (www.psdzeleznicarns.org.rs, www.vilinavodica.org.rs, www.pdnaftas.org.rs) are organizing walking tours every week. Appointment is mandatory.
FAIR OF ANTIQUITY, HOBBIES AND ARTS
Time: November 29th 2018.
Venue: Dom vojske, Beogradski kej 9, Novi Sad
In this already traditional event, there are between 50 and 70 exhibitors from all over Serbia (mostly Novi Sad antiquities and collectors), and occasionally several exhibitors from neighboring countries. In addition to promotional and educational character, the manifestation has both sales and humanitarian character.
FASHION CHRISTMAS TREE – NOVI SAD
Time: December 1st – January 15th 2018
Venue: Shopping Centre Mercator
Fashion Christmas Tree – Novi Sad is a holiday event where the best designers from Serbia and the region with guest designers from all over the world create their own New Year’s fir tree. The fir trees are displayed in the shopping mall and the entire event attracts large media attention, primarily because of designers – hosts of the exhibition.