From November 4thto 6th2022, the 50thAnniversary Naturist Swimming Gala tookplace in Belgrade, Serbia, at the swimming pool of the “25. Maj – Milan Gale Muškatirović”sports centre. This year, members of the following naturist organisations participated:
– United Kingdom
– International Naturist Organisation of Esperantists
More than 90 participants were present over the weekend, of which 60 were competitive swimmers,12 judges and controllers, 1 lifeguard, 1 photographer, 1 journalist, and the rest wererepresentatives of the organisers and guests. This year’s gathering was also attended byrepresentatives of EuNat and the INF-FNI.
All participants stayed at the Mona Plaza Hotel in the immediate vicinity of theswimming pool.Everyone received a gift package from the organisers to commemorate theevent, thebest swimmers received gold, silver and bronze medals for their placements, and the best threefederations received cups for 1st, 2ndand 3rdplaces.
The participants had fun at the gala dinner with good music, and two tours of Belgrade wereorganised for everyone.
We should especially mention that the guests were allowed to use the space in the hotel withoutclothes in the places where they mostly gathered, while at the pool everyone except the judges were naked. The gathering took place in an extraordinary atmosphere of fellowship and, according to thestatements of the guests, everyone had a great time in Serbia. With the help of partner Nenex, atransfer from the airport by luxury bus was provided for all participants. Lunch at the pool wasprovided in cooperation with the Just Catering company, medals and cups were taken care ofby Strong K foundry, and gifts for the participants were provided in cooperation with the TouristOrganisation of Serbia and the Jovšić printing centre.