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10 Jul 14

EXIT Festival Promises Energy and Adventure

For the first time this year, the EXIT festival will be held at two locations, the Novi Sad fortress and a new venue, Jaz Beach in Montenegro.

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18 Jun 14

Bosnia Prosecutors Probe Mystery of Closed Museum

Bosnian investigators have entered the premises of the National Museum in Sarajevo on a mission to discover why the oldest institution of its kind in the country has been closed for two years.

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30 May 14

Busy Romanian Book Fair Masks Decay in Reading

While thousands queue to enter Bucharest's biggest book fair, observers fear that reading is fading away in the country.

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08 May 14

Los Angeles Gets Taste of Best Balkan Films

The main prize at the ninth SEEfest film festival from May 1 to 5 in Los Angeles was shared between the Slovenian movie, 'Seduce Me', and 'Vis-à-Vis' of Croatia.

 

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08 May 14

Month-Long Celebration of Belgrade's Architecture

This year's Belgrade International Week of Architecture, BINA will last for a whole month, including exhibitions at three venues, lectures, workshops, tours, movie exhibitions and a music programme.

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06 May 14

Serbian, Romanian Sites Join Threatened Heritage List

A synagogue in northern Serbia and some ancient wooden churches in Romania have been nominated for Europa Nostra’s seven most endangered heritage sites list.

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05 May 14

British Creator of Classic Yugoslav Cartoons Dies

Timothy John Byford, a British television director and scriptwriter who made some of the most popular Yugoslav children’s shows of the 1970s and 1980s, has died in Belgrade.

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11 Apr 14

New Book Decries Medicus ‘Injustice’

Economist-turned-author says interest has been extraordinary in her new book, which says her husband and son were unfairly prosecuted in the notorious Medicus organ-trafficking case.

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11 Apr 14

Chinese To Film Remake of Cult Sarajevo Movie

Owing to the popularity in China of the movie 'Walter Defends Sarajevo', set in World War Bosnia, the Chinese have announced they intend to film a new version.

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08 Apr 14

Abdurrahman Oner Wins Belgrade 'Short Meter' Festival

The jury of the 61st edition of the festival Short meter decided that the best movie in the competition programme was “Buhar” (Vanished into Blue) by the Turkish director Abdurrahman Oner.

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07 Apr 14

Art-Lovers Glimpse City’s Hidden Treasures

An exhibition at the Museum of Yugoslav History has put on show works that have not been seen for years - since the Contemporary Art Museum closed for reconstruction.

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12 Mar 14

Play About Sarajevo Assassins Opens in Belgrade

The director of “Mali mi je ovaj grob” ("This Grave is Too Shallow for Me"), which soon premieres in Belgrade, says the play aims to apply some of the lessons of past events at the outset of World War 1 to modern times.

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10 Mar 14

Norwegian-Pakistani Movie Triumphs at Belgrade Festival

The main prize at this year’s Belgrade international film festival went to Iram Haq’s ‘I am Yours’, about a Pakistani woman living in Norway who gets caught up in a culture clash.

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07 Mar 14

Albania 'Sold Off' Parts of Butrint, Watchdog Says

Documents obtained by Balkan Insight show that Albanian authorities used land in the Butrint archeological park to compensate property seized under the Communist regime.

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26 Feb 14

Belgrade Welcomes a World of Movies

FEST, one of the biggest film festivals in the region, will feature Lars Von Trier’s controversial ‘Nymphomaniac’ alongside scores of films from Serbia and the rest of the world.

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04 Jun 14

Northern Mitrovica Shakes off the Blues

The North City Jazz and Blues festival, held near Mitrovica in Kosovo, is seeking to change the image of a town known nowadays mostly for ethnic conflict.

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06 Nov 13

This ‘Jesus’ offends those only who robbed us

I don't want greedy clergy and ambitious politicians protecting me from the truth about Serbian’s greedy and very secular society.