Vida Ognjenović

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Vida Ognjenović
Вида Огњеновић
Serbian Ambassador to Denmark
In office
13 June 2011 – 22 February 2013
Personal details
Born (1941-08-14) 14 August 1941 (age 77)
Dubočke village, Nikšić, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Political partyDemocratic Party
(1990–)
Democratic Center (1996-2004)
Alma materUniversity of Belgrade Faculty of Philology

Vida Ognjenović (Serbian Cyrillic: Вида Огњеновић, pronounced [ʋǐːda oɡɲěːnoʋitɕ]; born 14 August 1941 in Dubočke village, Nikšić municipality) is a Serbian theater director, playwright, writer, drama professor and diplomat.

Biography[edit]

Ognjenović completed primary education in the town of Vrbas, before going to Sremski Karlovci for gymnasium studies and later got degrees in world literature at University of Belgrade Faculty of Philology and directing at The Faculty of Dramatic Arts.

In 1989 she was one of the founders of the Democratic Party, the first opposition party in Serbia. She was appointed Ambassador to Norway representing Serbia and Montenegro in 2001. Currently she is serving as the ambassador of Serbia to Denmark.

Her drama "Jegor's road" was inspired by the story about Russian monk from Praskvica Monastery.[1]

She was one of the leading Parliamentary candidates of the Democratic Party in the January 2007 elections in Serbia. She was a vice-president of the Democratic Party.

In 2012 she was given the World Award of Humanism by the Ohrid Academy of Humanism.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Melanholične drame (1991),
  • Kanjoš Macedonović (1993),
  • Devojka modre kose (1993),
  • Setne komedije (1994),
  • Mileva Ajnštajn (1999),
  • Jegorov put (2000),
  • Drame I-III (2001–2002),
  • Don Krsto (2007),
  • Otrovno mleko maslačka (1994),
  • Stari sat (1996),
  • Najlepše pripovetke (2001),
  • Prava adresa (2007),
  • Živi primeri (2012),
  • Putovanje u putopis (2006),
  • Nasuprot proročanstvu (2007),
  • Kuća mrtvih mirisa (1995),
  • Preljubnici (2006),
  • Posmatrač ptica (2010),
  • Nema više naivnih pitanja (2008),
  • Strah od scenske rasprave (1980),
  • Šekspiromanija (1980),

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dozvalo je očevo ćutanje" (Press release). Pobjeda. 20 June 2004. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-13.
  2. ^ Ristovski, Goce, ed. (2016). "Ohrid Academy of Humanism: World Prize of Humanism Winners" (pdf) (in Macedonian and English). Ohrid Academy of Humanism. Retrieved 9 January 2017.