The aims and tasks

SIGNIFICANCE AND POSITION OF FOLK DANCES AND SONGS

Folk dances represent a form of rich folk creativity closely related to people's lives and expressing their spirit, opinions and aspirations.


Dances from Slavonia, FMSV 2002 bronze medallion, choreography by Milorad Ćorković

The beauty and variety of Serbian folk dances comes as a result of our people's profound sense of express their life, aspirations and feelings through dance and song. Numerous combinations of movements, voices and performances enable a multitude of dance forms. The variety of basic elements, formations and styles witness the vivid imagination our people have shown in this particular field of creativity. Vocal and instrumental back-up, a number of rhythms and tunes, both simple and complex, represent a priceless treasure Serbian people and significant value to the art of folklore.

By making young people familiar with their rich cultural inheritance, by choosing the most beautiful examples of folk dances and songs and performing the same, we are able to develop the right attitude towards these values. Once we learn to appreciate our cultural achievements we also start appreciating the people we belong to. By getting to know other people's songs and dances, young people develop respect to different nationalities.


The closing scene of the Concert, 2005

Versatile application of folk dances and songs affects and develops all aspects of one's personality. Children and young people develop the sense of expressing beauty through movements and voice, acquire nice manners towards opposite sex and enjoy team work. Organized practicing and performing also mean organized cultural leisure of youth.


Dress-rehearsal; exit

Our goals and tasks

ANIP was founded in order to provide conditions for amateur cultural work among pupils, students and adults who want to share the spirit of love, equality and community between peoples and comprehend different cultures and customs.


Preparations for the regional review in VrnjaÄŤka Banja, Performing Ensemble

Basic tasks of ANIP:

  • to attract children, young people, students and adults who are interested in amateur cultural work,
  • to provide conditions for that kind of work,
  • to develop working habits and sense of team work and cultural behavior,
  • to encourage each member's individual education,
  • to introduce members with cultural values of our people as well as other nationalities,
  • to enrich creativity of young people in the field of culture and artistic work.


Dress rehearsal of the senior children's ensemble

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