Vesna de Vinča

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Vesna de Vinča
Vesna Jugović

OccupationTelevision author, producer, journalist, writer

Vesna De Vinča (born Vesna Jugović, Serbian: Весна Југовић / Весна де Винча; 1957) is a Serbian television author: journalist, writer, director, film and event producer.


Since 1993, de Vinča has been the television program editor for the documentary program of the Serbian state TV network Radio Television of Serbia. Her television programs have been broadcast via RTS satellite, RTV Pink, and on BN TV and BN TV satellite in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Since 2004 she has run a private company called De Vinca Production. She is the author of the book, Mandela's Code.[1] From 2006, De Vinča was jury member on the ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival.[2]


She received her Ph.D. in communication from Megatrend University. Her doctoral thesis was entitled Exclusive TV Journalism.[3] She also has a master's degree in economics from the University of Belgrade.

Interviews and documentaries[edit]

The television series Top Encounters (1993–2011) is a documentary program[4][5][6] that features De Vinca interviewing notable people. Some of her guests on the program were Nelson Mandela,[7][8] Elisabeth Murdoch, Muammar Gaddafi,[9] Arthur C. Clarke, Paco Rabanne, Yassar Arafat, Simon Wiesenthal, Imelda Marcos, Kaplan Resulli, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Pablo Raptis, and Gina Lollobrigida.

De Vinca made other documentaries and short films including Hasid's Song, [10] Tenge Njenge, Angels wear Prada,[11] Serbia the Land of Roman Emperors,[12] and The Cross of the Holy Land.[13]

Other activities[edit]

de Vinča is the creator of the "Serbia, the Land of Lilacs" project, established in 2007, and supported by royal families from Europe.[14][15][16][17] Working with the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, she donated medical equipment to hospitals in Kraljevo and Slankamen in Serbia.[18]

"Belgrade Calling! Save Christmas trees!" was an action supported by Mensa, the Olympic Committee of Serbia, and European Rotaract to save more than 2,000 trees.[19]

As a general producer, de Vinca produced the Fashion Week in Greece in Thessalonica in 2007, 2008, and 2009,[20][21] [22] and Balkan Beauty Ambassador international events in Porto Carras in Greece, working with FASHION TV. [23] [24]

Vesna is the author and producer of Serbia Fashion Day, a Serbian brand promoting Serbian designers, culture, and fashion.[25][26] [27]

She is the president of the Miss Serbia and Miss Montenegro organizations and owner of licenses for Miss World from owner Julia Morley and Miss Universe from owner Donald Trump.[28]


Nobel laureate Ivo Andric Academy Award. For the screenplays and the spectacles, she produced, dedicated to forgotten personalities and events of our past Vesna de Vinca was rewarded with: Nobel laureate Ivo Andric Academy Award - Special contribution to the Serbian Culture for the artistic illumination of exceptional historical figures of the Serbian people.

International Lilac Society - Annual award as author of the unique project “ Serbia land of lilacs”.

Cultural and Education Association of Belgrade - the Charter for special project "Serbia land of lilacs", to author Vesna de Vinca and supporters: HRH Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia, HRH Princess Barbara of Liechtenstein and Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem led by HRH Princ Sixte-Henri de Bourbon Parme

Captain Misa Anastasijevic Association – “Award for the best idea 2008” - to the author of the project “Serbia land of lilacs”, Vesna de Vinca.


  1. ^ Nelson Mandela's Final Message,
  2. ^ "Jury members". ECU Film Festival. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  3. ^ - Vesna da Vinča doktorirala na temu ekskluzivnog intervjua
  4. ^ Život u trendu - Vesna de Vinča i doktor Miodrag Colić - 28.03.2015.
  5. ^ - Vesna Jugovic De Vinca - Iz Profila
  6. ^ - Iskreno sa Vesnom Jugovic
  7. ^ Promotion of the book "Last message"
  9. ^ TV documentaries (Gaddafi, Arthur C Clarke, Arafat...)
  10. ^ Hasid's song, De Vinca Production
  11. ^ - Angels wear Prada
  12. ^ - Serbia the land of Roman Emperors
  13. ^ - The Cross of the Holy Land
  14. ^ Vesna de Vinča predana projektu “Srbija – zemlja jorgovana”
  15. ^ Bez vize: Jorgovani za Leonarda
  16. ^ Srpski jorgovani na grobu Leonarda da Vinčija
  17. ^ Vesna de Vinča i mis Srbije sadile srpske jorgovane u Parizu
  18. ^ Vesna de Vinča: I ateista se u Jerusalimu oseća kao hodočasnik...Originalno objavljeno na stranici © Hello! magazin
  19. ^ Belgrade calling - "SAVE CHRISTMAS TREES" 2008
  20. ^ - Fashion Forward Intrernational - Thessaloniki
  21. ^ [ Fashion Forward Intrernational - Thessaloniki 2]
  22. ^ [ Fashion Forward Intrernational - Thessaloniki 3]
  24. ^ TV portret, ET3 Greek Television, Balkan express
  25. ^ Serbia Fashion Day Paris 2016 Vesna De Vinca Production
  26. ^ Vesna de Vinča oduševila i ganula parisku elitu
  27. ^ Vesna de Vinca Serbia Fashion Day TV Pink
  28. ^ MY FRIEND DONALD TRUMP: Here is what the future president of USA really thinks about Serbs!