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Pristina’s fast-growing film festival kicks off this month, but industry insiders complain that despite such events cinematography in Kosovo continues to underperform.
Ok, so it has hardly been a scorcher of a summer yet. But when it finally gets hot in Pristina, it will also get sticky, polluted and altogether unpleasant. To help remedy this situation, Balkan Insight has drawn up a list of destinations where you can escape the oppressive heat with the refreshing coolness of water.
Milazim Salihu was shocked to hear on the news on June 15 that his best friend, renowned actor Bekim Fehmiu, had died at the age of 74 after committing suicide in his apartment in Belgrade.
Experts are divided on the latest monument to join Pristina Muncipality’s ‘demolition list’.
According to an article in London’s Sunday Times, Pristina’s Grand Hotel is "so grim it is almost entertaining".
The former Union Hotel on Mother Teresa Boulevard, a Pristina landmark is to be knocked down. The city's mayor, Isa Mustafa, decided last week to withdraw planning permission for the renovation of the former hotel, which was badly damaged in a fire last August.
International stars have been confirmed to play in Pristina this summer, but Lady Gaga says she is ‘too famous’ to come to Kosovo.
A regional conference on media and culture in the Balkans will be held next week in Skopje as part of a three-year project called “Balkan Initiative for Cultural Cooperation, Exchange and Development" - BICCED.
The arrival of ‘black cabs’ from Britain’s capital in the streets of Pristina has led established taxi drivers to call foul.
Young people are rediscovering the haunting poetry of the long neglected poet, Mirko Gashi, through a Facebook page recently established in his honour
Hot on the heels of announcements to privatise Kosovo's post and telecoms and build a new power station, Kosovo’s government has revealed its latest money making venture – the auction of five horses and nine donkeys.
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.
Economists from Kosovo and Serbia debated the future of the disputed Trepca mine complex, which according to estimates could be exploited profitably for decades to come.
Kosovo said it will sue companies that establish contracts with the Trepca industrial complex after the US firm New Generation Power did so without due consultation.