Ljubivoje Ršumović: Favorite Children's Poet and Creator of Legendary "Fora i Fazoni"

Ljubivoje Ršumović, born on July 3, 1939 in Ljubiša, Zlatibor, is one of the most famous and beloved children's poets in Serbia. He graduated from the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade and started his career as a radio journalist. Later, he moved to television where he created popular series for children such as "Hiljadu zašto, hiljadu zato" and "Hajde da rastemo."

Ršumović is the author of more than 22 books, mostly for children, including "Ma šta mi reče," "Pričanka," "Pevanka," "Još nam samo ale fale," "Vesti iz nesvesti" and many others. He has won numerous literary awards for his works, including "Neven," "Mlado pokolenje," Vukova nagrada, the Zmaj Children's Games Award, as well as international awards such as "Pulja," Unesco, and "Tabernakul."

In addition to his books, Ljubivoje Ršumović is known for the cult TV show "Fore i fazoni," which was popular among generations of children in Serbia. The show had 57 episodes and led children through carefree childhood and adolescence with its spirit and imagination.

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