December 16, 2019 - People released of Montenegrin citizenship mostly acquire citizenship of Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ministry of Internal Affairs told CdM.
238 Montenegrins renounced their citizenship
From the beginning of the year to the end of Oct., 238 individuals renounced their Montenegrin citizenship. From 2006, 2,784 Montenegrins have been released from their citizenship – the majority of them got it in 2018.
Tax for renouncing the citizenship amounts to 300 euro
A citizen of MNE has to pay an administrative tax for renouncing Montenegrin citizenship amounting to 300 euro, and only one tax is paid if the decision on the release from citizenship refers to acquiring, termination or determination of citizenship for family members – a spouse and unemployed children.
Renouncing MNE citizenship costs even more if the request is submitted via diplomatic and consular networks.
Text by CDM, read more here
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December 15, 2019 - During the meeting with the Montenegrin PM Duško Marković, Head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis confirmed his arrival to Montenegro next year.
Pope’s Francis visit to our country will have historical significance, the Govt of Montenegro announced.
“Head of the Catholic Church praised Montenegro’s policies referring to ecumenism, culture, ecology and humanization in all areas of social relations,” the government tweeted.
Mr Marković went to Vatican City State upon the invitation of Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin.
Poglavar Katoličke crkve Papa Franjo na sastanku sa predsjednikom Vlade @DuskoMarkovicCG pohvalio politike koje #CrnaGora ostvaruje, a tiču se ekumenizma, kulture, ekologije i humanizacije u svim sferama društvenih odnosa. @Pontifex pic.twitter.com/tUvNslaflD— Vlada Crne Gore (@VladaCG) December 14, 2019
The Prime Minister’s visit to the Vatican aims to further boost the existing extraordinary political relations and continue with the dialogue at the highest possible level.
Text by CDM, read more here.
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The Tourism Organization of Budva Municipality, in cooperation with the Budva Caterers Association, is organizing this year's “Christmas Market” event in the square in front of the Old Town.
The Christmas and New Year holidays are a time of joy, cheerfulness and a variety of entertainment programs for children and adults, and this year, from December 25th, all visitors will find a rich cultural and entertaining program, which will feature klapa ”Harmonija”.
Budva City Music, Mićo Vujović, Toć, Perper, local DJs, and a rich program for the children has also been prepared.
Just a few steps from the sea, in Trg Slikara (Square of Painters), all skating lovers can enjoy the holiday magic, where there will be an ice surface, or an ice rink, next to which there will be a music program, with the inevitable rustic wooden houses that offer traditional Budva delicacies.
The free skating rink will be in operation from January 4 to January 26, 2020.
Text by Boka News, on December 13th, 2019, read more at Boka News
As part of the project "Let’s Empower Agriculture - Revive the Village", implemented by the Olive Society "Boka", one of the promotional activities is the exhibition of local products in Tivat.
“Usually for our association, these exhibitions represent both the product and the manufacturer, and most of all, the Mediterranean coastal mentality.
At the promotion of local products on Saturday, December 28, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm, visitors will be able to see and taste local products at the Pine waterfront in Tivat: olives, olive oil, cheese, meat products, honey, wine…” as announced by MD Boka.
The project "Let’s Empower Agriculture - Revive the Village" is implemented by the Olive Society, "Boka" in the territory of Tivat Municipality in partnership with NGO "Nada" from Herceg Novi within the ReLOaD program. The implementation of the project, whose budget is 16,520 euros, will take eight months.
Text by Boka News, on December 12th, 2019, read more at Boka News
December 12, 2019 - Initial activities on the Food4Health project were presented yesterday at the University of Montenegro, organized by the Institute of Marine Biology and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Montenegro.
The second Regent Charity Ball will be held on December 13, 2019. All funds collected during the evening will go toward equipping the Day Care Center for Children with Disabilities in Tivat. This year's ball was supported by Petite Geneve Petrovic as a platinum sponsor, Universal Capital Bank as bronze sponsor and FreeJack, MonteFish, Milovic Winery, Adriatic Marinas, PrintAll, Grand Park Hotel Rovinj, Zoran Radonjic as the official photographer while Radio Television of Montenegro is the media sponsor of the ball.
The event of the year will bring together representatives of the economy, government organizations, diplomatic missions and the media. The elegant note of the evening will be brought by the renowned guitar duo Nikcevic & Bulatovic and the music group “The Grupa” together with some of the best classical and Latin dancers in the world.
Kai Dieckmann, general manager of the hotel, said:
“We are honored to bring together, for the second time in a row, reputable companies and individuals with whom we share a vision of quality life and jointly create a contribution to the community we call our home. We are pleased to weave the tradition of balls into the rich tradition of Tivat traditions and we look forward to another elegant evening to remember that will result in a valuable donation to the Day Care Center for Children with Special Needs. The fact that we will have a full hall again this year speaks in favor of the idea and vision of the event. "
Attendees will also be offered a valuable lottery as part of which they will be able to buy tickets for prizes in the form of accommodation in some of the most prestigious hotels in Europe and the region, while arrangements on the coast will be donated by the Regent Hotel, Porto Montenegro and other partners. All funds raised through the sale of the lottery will go within the full donation amount.
The gala dinner costs €120 per person and the gala dinner with over-night stay for two is €300.
As part of the "Best of the Best" annual ceremony, the management of the Regent Hotel will reward the best partners during 2019, including the best corporate partner, the best congress tourism partner, the best holiday agency partner, as well as partners of print and electronic media.
Text by Boka News, on December 10th, 2019, read more at Boka News