The exhibition "Celebrating Women and Heritage" in the courtyard of the residence of the US Ambassador in Belgrade was held on Wednesday, June 2. Under the auspices of the wife of the US Ambassador to Serbia, Mrs. Anne Godfrey, the exhibition was organized as a representative exhibition of handicrafts by members of the Ethno Network, craft associations, cooperatives and entrepreneurial shops from all over Serbia. In the beautiful ambience of the residence, this exhibition presented techniques and motifs recognizable for regional units - Vojvodina, central, eastern and southern Serbia.
During the afternoon, the handicraft producers were visited by members of the International Women's Club and the First Lady of Serbia, Mrs. Tamara Vučić, who gladly tried their hand at weaving and felting. The members of the Ethno Network demonstrated other techniques that they nurture in their associations and shops - embroidery, crocheting, knitting, and all those interested could take the first steps in traditional skills.
The host of the ceremony, Anne Godfrey, who provides unreserved support to the Ethno Network, greeted all participants in the exhibition and thanked them for their dedicated work. Ambassador Anthony Godfrey also addressed the audience, emphasizing his pride that he hosted members of the Ethno Network in his home and that, with the support of his wife, he supported the artists and municipalities they come from with a sales exhibition. The event was also attended by Ministers Zorana Mihajlović and Tatjana Matić, as well as the Mayor of Belgrade, Zoran Radojičić, who emphasized the importance of providing support to women from rural areas.
Throughout the day, the exhibition in Uzicka Street was also visited by family members of employees of the US Embassy, who were mecidiyeköy escort able to enjoy the handicrafts and demonstrations of 27 local associations, entrepreneurial shops and schools.