Cipovka - Nematerijalno kulturno nasledje

Cipovka - Intangible Cultural Heritage

A group of researchers from Vojvodina has launched a campaign that traditional skills of making bread - CIPOVKA has been added to the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage.

Secretariat of Economy of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina financially supported the continuation of the project - Cipovka in 2015

Tradicinalni, svakodnevni „ hleb  za ponos „ u Vojvodini je Cipovka! U Vojvodini su seljaci (paori), a kasnije i profesionalni pekari,  pripremali beli pšenični hleb sa kvascem (komlovom). Karakteristika ovoga hleba je loptasti oblik, izuzetno prijatan miris i ukus, laka svarljivost i svežina od nekoliko dana. Veličina hleba zavisila je od broja ukućana, a prosečna masa bila je od  3 do 5 kilograma. CIPOVKA

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Bread in the Great War

Ritual and Holiday Bread

Bread on the Medieval Frescos

Posters from Ulm Bread Museum 

Ex-libris - Bread 

Water Mills

Bread in Egypt

Wind Mills

Civilisation of Bread and Beer


Russian (USSR) Baking Posters

In the tsarist Russia its object was industrial growth and introduction of a new product brand, and in the USSR it was expansion of a new ideology and its economic achievements, that is to say spreading of a new optimism. Thematically their message is connected to bread and bakery, but in terms of the subject matter they show actual economic and ideological processes through the images of a stylish lackey in 1897, a new manufacture brand in 1915, a young komsomolka with ruddy cheeks in 1939, character of Charlie Chaplin in 1941 to the image of cosmos expedition in 1959.

International Ex-libris competition - BREAD - CULTURAL HERITAGE

Contemporary artists about bread

Four hundred and twelve (412) artists from forty eight (48) countries with eight hundred and twenty two (822) works have participated in the competition. An international jury has awarded the best works and has chosen around two hundred works to be displayed at the exhibition.

The theme of all the works is Bread - Cultural Heritage, but the perceptions of the artists themselves are very diverse and depend on the culture they come from, the generation they belong to and personal affinities. Therefore the works displayed represent a colorful mosaic of ideas, art, and the techniques that were used. I find such variety best represents the different customs, traditions, histories, religious relationships and cultures related to breadNote on the work of the Jury. 

 The poster


Bread Smiles on the Moon

New project

Every region of Europe takes pride in its own, characteristic type of bread. These are not ‘special occasion’ breads made for a particular celebration or ritual. These are the breads served daily. All of these ‘take-pride-in breads’ are the result of a culture’s baking skills and differ according to how they are prepared, type of flour used, shape, taste and smell. Traditional, everyday ‘take-pride-in’ bread in Vojvodina is called Cipovka! more ...

Bread in the Great War - Serbia

Photo exhibition

 The intention of the authors of the exhibition – Dimitrije  Vujadinović, in cooperation with Slobodan Jeremic Jeremiah, owner of Serbian museums of  bread . and Prof. dr. Nedeljko Jokic, a retired colonel and expert on nutrition in the army, is to show the importance of the "soldier's bread," not only as food but also -  the wonder of bread as living treasury of collective memory and testimony about the ethical and symbolic values ​​of people's lives and in the most extreme existential conditions, such as the war. 

The story of a soldier Aleksi Zdravkovic and military bread - tain ,Aleksa Zdravkovic, a soldier from Pirot, during the mobilization in 1912 received military rations of bread, which, despite the many challenges and troubles, during six years of war, did not eat.Wars have taken him from Pirot to Bitola and Prilep, in the Balkan wars, and the Mačve to Thessaloniki in the First World War. Aleksa Zdravkovic, after six years of war back home.

Jeremija - Serbian Bread Museum

Pecinci, in the province of Vojvodina

Bread Festival 2008



have decided to organize an international ex-libris competition on the subject of BREAD-CULTURAL HERITAGE, to support co-operation amongst persons active in culture and media, artists and entities world wide, and help develop communicational, professional and technical transborder artistic and cultural ties and independent exchange of information.



Les Musees du Pain En Europe/ Brotmusseen in Europa / Musei Del Pane in Europa/ Broodmusea in Europa

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