Flower festival “Roses of Lipolist”, 24-26 June, 2020, village Lipolist, Sabac, Serbia

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The dedication and love for the Festival, its charm that is cherished for the past twenty-six years, resisted the epidemic and gathered admirers of the “Roses of Lipolist” and fans of the this Queen among flowers in the village located near Sabac, Serbia.

This traditional manifestation promotes local and regional flower producers and economic development of the region by promoting natural, cultural and traditional values thought expansion of flower production as a great potential for development of small agricultural households in Cross-border region ”Drina-Sava”. “Roses of Lipolist” involves local and regional agricultural producers to gain economic benefit trough opportunity to sell and promote their products during manifestation, as well as to network with other producers and possible partners from the region.

Due to the current situation regarding Covic_19, the arrival of foreign exhibitors was canceled, where’s regional and local participants took part at the event. More than 50 exhibitors presented their products at the Festival, including exhibitors within the Bazaar of Old and Artistic Crafts. It is estimated that there were around 500 visitors respecting all safety measures. This exhibition was of a revival character, and in addition to the award ceremony, the program also included the performance of the group “Civijasi”.

Regional event was organized by Tourist Organization of City of Sabac in a period from  24-26 June 2020 in the village Lipolist, Municipality Sabac, Serbia.

The activity is part of the project” Diversification of economic activities in rural areas of Southeast Europe: value chain investment support and capacity building” implemented by SWG RRD in partnership with GIZ.