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The band from Bitola describe their approach to music as an irrational process of creating a ‘private folklore’ out of their impressions and dreams, and their latest album as a tonic for apathy and depression.
Turkish soaps have replaced Latin American shows as must-sees for many TV viewers in the Balkans - tapping into nostalgia for a system of family values that people in the region have lost, and lament.
Kosovo playwright Jeton Neziraj discusses his work on such topics such as nationalism in art, Kosovo-Serbia relations, the links between religion and terrorism, and his new play on the possible independence of Wales.
Muslim followers of Sufi-ism await the reconstruction of their ancient ‘tekke’ – a symbol of the revival of the forgotten dervish tradition in Sarajevo.
The festival that introduced contemporary dance to Serbia is preparing its tenth anniversary with a prestigious programme.
Hamza and Zizek’s “From Myth to Symptom: The Case of Kosovo” deconstructs the NATO intervention and independence.
At 73, Belgrade’s oldest cinema operator is celebrating 50 years of work - and is as devoted to his job now as he was on day one.
While authorities promise action following the shocking destruction of an ancient fresco by blundering thieves, activists and experts remain skeptical of their pledges.
Through the story of ancient hero, this play speaks of all the modern wanderers who flee reality and draw up ‘false maps’ to prevent themselves from admitting they are lost.
While Sarajevo art lovers celebrate their victory over the Skenderija centre management’s plan to hold a turbo-folk concert, the struggle over the destiny of this emblematic institution is far from over.
Journalists at Alfa TV fear layoffs and two current affairs shows have been axed since the station - previously critical of the government - was sold in circumstances, and under terms, that remain unclear.
Legends of the prince-turned-evangelist remain dear to the hearts of Serbs, who mark his day on January 27.
Changes to school textbooks undertaken at the urging of Turkish officials have toned down the language used to describe the imperial experience.
Music remains a precious tradition - an art form as well as a way of life - for many members of Kosovo's Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities.
While the government says the 20 million euro it spent in five years on various info-awareness campaigns has educated people, critics are deeply sceptical of their value.
One needs to invest in new, strong mechanisms of content distribution.