Today the 12th Honey Festival has been opened in the City center gathering honey producers and beekeeping equipment producers from all over Serbia.
At the opening ceremony , first the children from Muzlja kindergarten and Culture club “Petefi” had their performances and then the Deputy Mayor, Saša Santovac, announced the Festival opened saying that the City of Zrenjanin traditionally supports this event and that in near future a call for funding of beekeepers will be announced.
Also he emphasised that there are participants from all Serbia including those who have been participating from the very beginning. That is, he says, the proof that Zrenjanin is a good host . The Festival has become very popular so lots of visitors come.
Discussing the quality and price of this year’s honey with the producers he concluded that that they were not favourable, announcing that 2016 budget allocates five million dinars for bee production in order to support producers, like in the case of cattle production when heifers were provided to cattle producers.
The Chairman of Association of Bee Organisation of Vojvodina,, Stojan Anđelković was also present at this event organised by by Bee Society "Milivoj Bugarski" from Zrenjanin and Bee Society "AKAC" from Mužlja.