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 75)
Dubočke village, Nikšić, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Political party Democratic Party
Democratic Center (1996-2004)
Alma mater University of Belgrade Faculty of Philology
Religion Serbian Orthodox

Vida Ognjenović (Serbian: Вида Огњеновић, pronounced [ʋǐːda oɡɲěːnoʋitɕ]; born 14 August 1941 in Dubočke village, Nikšić municipality) is a famous Serbian theater director, playwright, writer, drama professor and diplomat. In 2012 she was given the World Award of Humanism (Macedonian: НА СВЕТСКАТА НАГРАДА ЗА ХУМАНИЗАМ) by the Ohrid Academy of Humanism.[1]

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.

Ognjenović completed primary education in the town of Vrbas, before going to Sremski Karlovci for gymnasium studies.

Her drama "Jegor's road" was inspired by the story about Russian monk from Praskvica Monastery.[2]

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.

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  1. ^ Ristovski, Goce, ed. (2016). "Ohrid Academy of Humanism: World Prize of Humanism Winners/ОХРИДСКА АКАДЕМИЈА НА ХУМАНИЗМОТ: ДОБИТНИЦИ НА СВЕТСКАТА НАГРАДА ЗА ХУМАНИЗАМ" (pdf) (in Macedonian and English). Ohrid Academy of Humanism. Retrieved 9 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Dozvalo je očevo ćutanje" (Press release). Pobjeda. 20 June 2004. Retrieved 2013-06-13.