R I TAM GRADA RHYTHM OF THE CI TY 68 | Beograd » Belgrade descendants. It was in this house, in 1912, that a secret agreement was signed between Serbia and Bulgaria on the liberatingof theSouthernSlavs from Turkish enslavement. It was also here that a French society devoted tohelping children, called “Kapmleka” [Drop ofMilk], was established, as well as a World War II Partisan Hospital. is house also hosted the city’s first balls, diplomatic receptions, literary evenings and artistic gatherings. at tradition has continued to this very day. e first discotheque in Belgrade, “Kod Laza Šećera” [AtLazaŠećer’s],wasopened in the basement of this house.With its rich art collection and salon accessories, theHouse of JevremGrujić represents the life of elite Serbian families from the political and cultural circles of the 19th and 20th centuries. is monument of culture and heritage building today houses the private Museum of History, Art and Diplomacy, which connects and unites all these aspects in one place.Alongsideapermanent exhibition of portraits of familymembers that are works of the most significant Serbianpainters, there are also utility items that illustrate a bygone way of life. You can also enjoy guest exhibitions, theatre plays, children’s workshopandvariousother interesting elements of the repertoire prepared by family members in cooperationwithnationalmuseums and cultural institutions. And you can even taste it all! As Queen Natalie’s favourite chocolate cake, made according to the original 19th century recipe that’s preserved in theHouse of JevremGrujić, is also servedhere. For more information on exhibitions andevents, visithttp://domjevremagrujica.com/. Izložba Čarobna Milena u Domu Jevrema Grujića, photo by Jovana Tomašević The exhibition “Magical Milena” at the House of JevremGrujić, photo by Jovana Tomašević