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pj-harvey-confirms-dokufest-appearance 12 Jul 11

PJ Harvey Confirms Dokufest Appearance

Singer-songwriter PJ Harvey and Irish photographer Seamus Murphy will be presenting their 12 short films at this year’s Dokufest.

students-restore-jewish-cemetery-in-pristina 12 Jul 11

Students Restore Jewish Cemetery in Pristina

Eleven students from Dartmouth College and ten students from the American University in Kosovo, AUK, have restored the rundown Jewish Cemetery in Pristina.

restaurant-review-te-komiteti 07 Jun 11

Restaurant Review: Te Komiteti

Sin and Redemption at Suppertime

pristina-flooded-again-in-heavy-rain 07 Jun 11

Pristina Flooded Again in Heavy Rain

Homes in Kosovo’s capital suffered almost 400,000 euro worth of damages after the city flooded again in downpour.

little-unique-boutique 30 May 11

Little Unique Boutique

Cushions Stuffed Full of Charm

bar-review-artcaffe 17 May 11

Bar Review: ArtCaffe

Grab a Cozy Coffee and Some Albanian History

guerrilla-gardeners-spruce-up-town-centre 12 May 11

Guerrilla Gardeners Spruce Up Town Centre

Guerrilla Gardeners took to the streets last week in a bid to spruce up the city.

balkan-journalism-fellowship-opens-in-vienna 04 May 11

Balkan Journalism Fellowship Opens in Vienna

This year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence gets under way, as ten journalists attend an opening seminar in the Austrian capital.

legendary-yugoslav-musician-suprises-with-new-material 18 Apr 11

Legendary Yugoslav Rocker Stulic Surprises with New Material

After having stayed off the radar for more than a decade, the former frontman of the famous Yugoslav rock group Azra recently released new music.

bar-review-frame 04 Apr 11

Bar Review: Frame

Yet another cafe-bar has opened in the bohemian downtown Peyton area of Pristina.

shop-review-hummel 30 Mar 11

Shop Review: Hummel

Want to show off your sporting prowess without breaking into a sweat?

manu-chao-relaunching-music-season-in-kosovo 29 Mar 11

Manu Chao Relaunching Music Season in Kosovo

Pristina is stepping in from the cold after years of being ignored by international artists.

fashion-chromosome-merge 29 Mar 11

Fashion: ‘Chromosome Merge’

The amphitheatre of Pristina’s iconic Skenderbeu Square is about to be transformed into a fashion extravaganza, as international designer Krenare Rugova puts on her first fashion show in her home town.

balkan-discusses-culture-issues 19 Mar 11

Journalists, Experts Discuss Culture in Balkan Media

Some 30 journalists, editors, cultural organisations and experts gathered at a regional conference in Pristina on Saturday to discuss ways to improve media coverage of culture in the Balkans.

initiation-of-the-training-how-to-write-for-culture-watch-online-magazine 17 Mar 11

BIRN training - How to Write for the Culture Watch Online Magazine

A training session  - How to Write for Culture Watch Online Magazine - is being held today in Pristina. Thirteen journalists from the region are participating in the event, part of the Balkan Initiative for Cultural Cooperation, Exchange, and Development.

Culture Policy Focus

12 Nov 15

Shakespeare Reconnects Serbian and Kosovo Theatregoers

With a Kosovo Albanian playing Romeo and a Serb playing Juliet, Predrag Miki Manojlovic’s production of the Shakespeare classic is intended to bring Belgrade and Pristina closer together.

04 Jun 14

Northern Mitrovica Shakes off the Blues

Politics and Society

22 Jan 18

Kosovo, Serbia Agree to Share Information on Ivanovic

Prosecutors in Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to share information on the investigation into the killing of the prominent Kosovo Serb politician, shot dead last week.

22 Jan 18

Kosovo Imam Denies Inciting Terror in Sermons


06 Nov 17

Threat to Quit CEFTA Stirs Debate in Kosovo

As Kosovo’s government mulls withdrawing from CEFTA, citing its unequal treatment, economists warn that a halt to regional free trade will result in price rises.

19 Oct 17

EU Mulls Lower Roaming Charges for Balkans