Milka Canić

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Milka Canić
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Milka Canić
Born (1944-07-18)18 July 1944
Died 19 October 2016(2016-10-19) (aged 72)
Belgrade, Serbia
Nationality Serbian
Occupation Television journalist; academic

Milka Canić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милка Цанић; 18 July 1944 – 19 October 2016) was the supervisor of the Serbian TV quiz show "TV Slagalica" (formerly known as "Muzička Slagalica"), which has aired every day at 19:00 CET on RTS channel 1 since 1993.[1]


Canić graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Philology and was a professor of the Serbian language at the gymnasium in Priština, at the military gymnasium in Belgrade, and at XV Belgrade gymnasium.[2]

Canić worked for five years on RTS program "Srbija danas" (Serbia today), and after that she became part of "Slagalica" crew about 10 years ago, and gained enormous popularity in Serbia since then.[3]

On 2008 Serbian parliamentary election Milka Canić was a candidate of the Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS).[4]


Milka Canić died in Belgrade on 19 October 2016 after a long illness, aged 72.[5]


  1. ^ "Програмска шема - среда, 17. дец 2008". RTS. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Interview with Milka Canić on YouTube
  3. ^ "Dobro veče" [Good Evening]. Glas javnosti. 5 October 2008. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Demokratska Stranka Srbije - Nova Srbija - Vojislav Koštunica". Republican Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 2 March 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Umrla Milka Canić" [Milka Canić Dies]. Blic. 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 

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