The International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016

The International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016

The International Day of Yoga 2016 will be held in Serbia on June 19, 2016 (as June 21 is a working day).  The celebration in Belgrade will be held outside the National Assembly of Serbia from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on June 19, 2016, followed by Meditation/Ayurveda consultations at the Belgrade City Hall.

International Day of Yoga (IDY) in Belgrade

Sunday, June 19, 2016




0700-0900 Hrs

Celebration of IDY as per Common Yoga Protocol

In front of the National Assembly of Serbia, Belgrade


Presentations/Lectures on Yoga:

City Hall, Belgrade

1030 Hrs

Opening with short meditation (15 min). – by Mr. Dragan Loncar (Vidya Yoga)


1045 Hrs

Lecture on history of yoga (15 min) – by Mr. Dragan Loncar (Vidya Yoga)


1100 Hrs

Lecture on the benefits of practicing hatha yoga for human health (15 min) by Ms. Jelena Kadenic (Mohini yoga – Smederevo)


1115 Hrs

Lecture on ‘’Role of Yoga in Modern Society’’ by Dr. Milan Boskovic



Presentations/Lectures on Ayurveda:

City Hall, Belgrade

1130 Hrs

Lecture on: Legal framework for Traditional Medicine in Serbia, Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation between AYUSH and Ministry of Health of Serbia (15 min.) – by Prof. dr Mirjana Janjanin


1145 Hrs

 ‘’Medical Heritage of India: Ayurveda in the Modern World’’ by Dr Gordana Markovic:


1200 Hrs

 ‘’Yoga and Aromatherapy in Maharishi Ayurveda’’ by Mr. Branko and Natasja Cicic



Presentations/Lectures on Homeopathy

City Hall, Belgrade

1215 Hrs

“HOMEOPATY  - system of natural health care, basic facts, application and possibilities” by Dr Srdjana Bolbodjevski   

1230 Hrs

"Homeopathy-rapid, gentle and permanent restoration of health" by Dr Marina Pepic


1230 Hrs onwards

Consultations on Yoga, Ayurveda and Homeopathy by respective practitioners


* IDY celebration is also being held in Novi Sad, Kragujevac, Pancevo, Smederevo, Kula, Subotica, Sabac, Sremska Mitrovica, Obrenovac, Ruma and other cities and municipalities of Serbia in coordination with local yoga organizations/practitioners.


Common Yoga Protocol video link for IDY 2016

Common Yoga Protocol Booklet for IDY 2016 celebration

Film by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga

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