Multikultivator Service For Culture And Arts Development was founded in 2003 as non-government and nonprofit organization.

Our mission is to take active part in improvement of social and professional environment for culture and arts development in Serbia. In order to fulfill our mission we are establishing partnerships with organizations and individuals worldwide. We are designing and developing programs and activities to share our vision.

Multikultivator is looking to identify individuals who are willing to join us, support and enhance our vision acting either individually or within systems and organizations, to contribute to the achievement of our mission.

Multikultivator team:

Vladimir Đorđević – Program Director
Ivana Ibraimov – Project Manager
Tamara Marković – Communication Manager
Rade Marković – Executive Production Manager

Managing Board

Vladimir Djordjevic is a founder and Chairman of cultural association “Multikultivator” based in Belgrade, Serbia. He was a music programmer at Belgrade Youth Cultural Center (Dom omladine Beograda), Cultural Center “Mikser House” and music selector at Mikser Festival. He was also the author, editor and host of respectable radio programs on contemporary music on a number of nationwide and local radio stations, a journalist and copywriter.

Vladimir was organizer and producer of numerous concerts and festivals including International New Music Festival “Ring Ring”, “Umbria Jazz Balkanic Windows” (in collaboration with Festival Umbria Jazz), „EuroMed Music Festival“ (part of the UNESCO International Year of Rapprochement of Cultures 2010 program series)… Vladimir is a coordinator of cultural activities of Regione Umbria in Belgrade since 2005.

As an author of project „Berklee Clinics Belgrade“, Vladimir creates official links and collaboration with Berklee college of music providing young music talents from Serbia unique Berklee experience at their doorstep.

Vlaimir is author of the low-buget video about Serbian jazz sceene "Basemeantstatement". He is Journalist an copywriter.

Kristina Kujundzic graduated from the Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Novi Sad, at the Department of Environmental Management (1992-1997). She completed her Master Degree Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Arts in Belgrade, UNESCO Chair for Project Management and Mediation (2008-2010), and another Master Degree in Interdisciplinary studies at the University Lumiere Lyon 2, UNESCO Chair for Intercultural Dialogue and Project Management (2009- 2010).

Currently, Kristina is Regional Expert of the Balkan Arts and Culture Fund, which is a joint initiative of the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency and the European Cultural Foundation. Prior to this engagement Kristina was Program Manager of the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Commission (EC) joint program dedicated to certified Cultural routes, and project activities were carried out from the office of the Council of Europe and the European Institute of Cultural Routes in Luxembourg, Luxembourg and Strasbourg, France.

Engagement on establishing and managing the Sector for Development of Projects and Multi-lateral Co-operation within the Tourist Organization of Serbia follows the completion of the mandate at Swiss Cultural Programme (SCP). In the term of the 2004-2010 Swiss Cultural Programme for South-East Europe and Ukraine (SCP in SEE and Ukraine), later directed to the area of the Western Balkans (SCP in the Western Balkans), Kristina was a Head of the Office to Serbia and Montenegro.

Kristina started her professional career in the NGO sector managing Young Researchers of Serbia before co-founding the Center for Youth Creativity where she was Executive Director.

Milena Markovic studied at Department of Archaeology and Department of Classics at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. Milena successfully finished ceramics course in Manak's House and ceramics conservation and restauration at "Dijana" School at Gallery of Frescoes, National Museum in Belgrade.

She has remarkable ability to make something from nothing.

Milena is author and implementer of numerous creative programs for children. She was particularly excelled in working with children with disabilities. Milena was Program Coordinator of "Mikser Kids" department at Mikser Festival, and also creator and coordinator of manifestation "Mikser Kids Market".

Milena is founding member of Multikultivator, in charge of programs for children and parents.

Since 2013 she has been a part of the team that successfully implemented art workshops and schools for children of primary school age organized by New Belgrade Cultural Network.

Milena Marković kids programs

Board of Trusties

Gojko Damjanic has extensive experience with the educational market. As a member of the Board of Admissions and as an Assistant Director at Berklee College of Music, Mr. Damjanic was a great asset to international recruitment efforts. In addition, he also made good collaboration with Berklee College of Music International partners in Japan, South Korea, Germany, France, Finland, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Serbia. He studied Software Engineering at Harvard University-Extension School, Music (Composition and Conducting) at Berklee College of Music and Mathematics at the University of Belgrade,Serbia.

His professional memberships include: New England Association of College Admission Counseling (NEACAC), Association of International Educators (NAFSA), Berklee College of Music Board of Admissions.

Gojko Damjanic has a rich knowledge of trends in American music industry. As longtime representative of Berkeley College of Music he developed relationships with universities around the world and got familiar with educational system of most famous music academies and colleges both in America and in Europe and Asia, where he is often a guest lecturer. Currently, he successfully provides consulting services in the field of education in USA.

Rada Spasojevic Vujinovic was born on August 24th in 1975 in Prnjavor, near Banja Luka. Since the age of ten Rada lives in Switzerland where she graduated in Economics and in 2000 started working in a Swiss bank Credit Suisse AG. After years of working experience in this bank Rada opts for Banking Advisor for region of Eastern Europe as she wanted to implement her mother tongue, mentality, relationships with people and backgrounds. Today Rada is Independent Financial and Property Consultant specialized in finding the best solutions for each client, including experts and partners in all areas of business.

Keeping in mind her own uneasy way in childhood Rada invests lot of time, energy and effort engaging her personal and professional contacts to support talented children and young people to make their dreams come true.

Amikam Kimelman, saxophonist, arranger and producer. Graduate of the Rubin Academy of Music at the Tel Aviv University, and Berklee College of Music. Co-leader of the legendary jazz group 'Overdraft' and leader of The 'Hard Jazz Knights' and 'The Human Factory' jazz quintets.

Amikam performed in festivals throughout the world, such as Grahamstown (SA), Pretoria (SA), Almati (Kazakhstan), Baku (Azerbaijan), EU Jazz Express (Budapest), Essen (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain) as well as numerous performances around Israel. Played with Joanne Brackeen, Lew Soloff, Jeff Berlin, Franck Amsallem, Jean Loup Longnon, Sheila Jordan, Mike del Ferro, Inaki Sandoval, Billy Cobham, Ari Hoenig and Lou Marini, arranged and composed for The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, The Israel Simfonietta – Beer Sheva, for top Israeli jazz, pop and rock stars such as Rami Kleinstein, Shalom Hanoch, Nurit Galron, Marina Maximilian Blumin, Alon Olearchik, Yehoram Gaon, and Gidi Gov, for prime time television shows and for major musical events in Israel.

Amikam was the general and academic director of Israel's largest music college; the Rimon School of Music (www.rimonschool.co.il) between the years 1990 and 2014 and at present directs the external studies program of Rimon and the music department of Nofei Habesor high school at Eshkol Regional County in the Negev. He is the musical director of The Tel Aviv Jazz Orchestra and artistic director of the Israeli label Jazz 972.

Multiple award-winning pianist Bojan Zulfikarpasic was born in former Yugoslavia in 1968 and grew up in an environment where music was a widespread, daily activity. Starting classical piano lessons at the age of 5, he found himself in the Belgrade rock scene as a youngster, obtained a scholarship at the age of 18 to study jazz with Clare Fischer in the US, to be awarded ‘Best Young Jazz Musician of Yugoslavia’ a few years later.

At the age of 20 he left his hometown and settled in Paris, where he established himself as an inevitable element of the French jazz scene.

More than two decades later, he has an impressive record to his name and counts as one of the most remarkably individual talents of European jazz. Bojan Zulfikarpasic won a number of awards including: Artist of the Year, Victoires du Jazz (2012), Album of the Year for Xenophonia, Victoires du Jazz (2007), Best European Jazz Musician, European Jazz Prize (Hans Koller Preis) (2005), Musician of the Year, Django Reinhardt Award/Académie du Jazz (2002), ‘Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’, French Ministry of Culture (2002).

Bojan Zulfikarpasic also teaches at Jazz Department within Music Academy in Belgrade.

Program Council

Aleksandra Denda is a Serbian-born, New York City based vocalist, songwriter and music educator and scholarship recipient from the prestigious Berklee College of Music where she graduated with honors.

Aleksandra has been a part of numerous projects from musicians across the globe,and she is a leader, songwriter and lead vocalist of the Aleksandra Denda Group as well as a co-founder of Traditional Vocal Group ROSA that's endorsed by the NY Folklore Society. Her voice can be heard on many TV jingles and music albums including the 2013 Latin Grammy Nominated Mi Unica Llave by Jose Merce. In the Summer of 2015 Aleksandra was invited to teach as the Artist in Residence at Global Music Institute in New Delhi, India.

Milena Jancuric is a flute player from Serbia. She graduated in classical music performance at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Serbia and Performance Studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.

She stands out as a performer of various music styles, ranging from deep knowledge of classical music to jazz, contemporary, latin, rock and world music. Milena took part in many concerts and projects as a soloist or member of the chamber ensemble, orchestra, small groups as well as a studio musician, within and outside of Serbia- Italy, France, Slovenia, Panama and USA.