The Royal Palace of Belgrade and the Belgrade Waterfront development hosted the 9th edition of the finest classic car and culture of excellence event in Southeast Europe.
“GENERALI 24 hours of ELEGANCE 2019 powered by Jaguar” September 6 - 8, 2019
The Royal Palace of Belgrade and the Belgrade Waterfront development will host the 9th edition of the finest classic car and culture of excellence event in Southeast Europe, the „24 hours of Elegance - Concours d’Elegance & Salon of Excellence”, from September 6-8, 2019 in partnership with GENERALI Insurance Serbia, Belgrade Waterfront real estate development, British Motors (exclusive importer of Jaguar and Land Rover)and in synergy with the Serbian Federation of Historic Vehicles (FIVA Member) and British Serbian Chamber of Commerce(BSCC).
The event is chaired by its founder Alex Djordjevic of DeGorsi Luxury consulting and will be held under the patronage of the Royal Family of Serbia. Generali 24 hours of Elegance, is an international event dedicated to the prestigious brands, synonymous with supreme quality of manufacture & craftsmanship of details. Guests will share their passion for classic cars, elegance, style, and refinement, in a uniquely fascinating setting of the Royal Palace and the Belgrade Waterfront development. This year’s edition is dedicated to British excellence in craftsmanship with the participation of top-level artisans from the United Kingdom.
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The opening gala will take place at the White Palace, on Friday, September 6, 2098, with the unveiling of MASTERS OF EXCELLENCE exhibition, presented by the renowned ARBITER magazine. This year’s edition is dedicated to the British masters of elegance championed by superlative craftsmen, renowned for their artisanship, such as EDWARD SEXTON, the iconic bespoke tailor from London, superb bespoke shoemakers GAZIANO & GIRLING and the famous shirt-makers to kings and statesmen TURNBULL & ASSER, along with renowned accessories by VIOLA MILANO, complemented by tastings of famous HENDRICK’S gin, the spirit of choice for true gentlemen. The automotive star of the evening will be a 100% electric JAGUAR I-PACE voted both the European and the Global Car of the Year.
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Special salon of the Palace will be dedicated to the finest artians from Serbia, such as HOH handmad itmepieces, BLACKBIRDFIELD ladies hats and fascinators and EVICA gloves, handmade gloves, worn by Dutchess of Cornwall, to name a few.
Saturday, September 7, will be marked by the “Belgrade Classic Car Show 2019”, that will take place at the Belgrade Waterfront, the new home of prestigious „ BELGRADE WATERFRONT Concours d’Elegance 2019“ - an exhibition of the most beautiful classic cars that will include some splendid cars coming from all over Europe.
As of noon, on occasion of the 80th anniversary of Belgrade Grand Prix formula race, once again spectacular classic cars will tour the track around the Kalemegdan fortress, as in 1939. JAGUAR and LAND ROVER will present its latest models. Later in the afternoon, BELGRADE WATERFRONT gallery will host some of the most prestigious luxury brands, showcasing at our „Salon of Excellence“, conference and exhibition, held in partnership with Diplomacy & Commerce magazine and LUXLIFE.rs
The same evening, in front of Belgrade Waterfront palace, „Generali Best of Show 2019“, the award ceremony of „Belgrade Waterfront Concours d'Elegance“ will take place with the support of numerous fans and enthusiasts of the classic car world. The 24 hours of Elegance - 2019 edition will have its official closing with a spectacular Gloria & Hendrick’s party at the sumptuous terrace of Hilton hotel, in partnership with Gloria magazine and Hendrick’s gin.
Welcome to the “GENERALI 24 hours of Elegance by Jaguar”, a uniquely prestigious event, which pinpoints Belgrade as an unexpected capital of style and refinement. Additional information: www.24hoursofelegance.com
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