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31 Jul 14

Ukraine’s ‘Tribe’ Wins Out at Motovun Festival

Disturbing movie about gang life in a school for the deaf in Kiev comes out a winner at Croatian movie festival.

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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.

Reviews

retracing-edith-durham-s-steps
08 Jan 14

Retracing Edith Durham’s steps

It’s hard to find an Albanian who doesn’t know about Edith Durham, the British writer and traveller who spent the greater part of her adult life studying and advocating for Albanians in the early 1900’s.

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22 Apr 13

Cheap and Cheery Beers in the Office

If you’re looking for a low-budget, no-frills, ‘Cheers’-style ambient, take a punt on Kancelarija.

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18 Mar 13

Diagnosing Kosovo

Hamza and Zizek’s “From Myth to Symptom: The Case of Kosovo” deconstructs the NATO intervention and independence.

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11 Feb 13

An Odyssey Into One's Own Lost World

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.

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26 Dec 12

Viewing Yugoslavia, From Start to Finish

New Exhibition at the Museum of Yugoslav History, ‘Yugoslavia from the Beginning to the End’, presents many of the historical, ethnological and economic diversities that made up the former state.

Culture Policy Focus

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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.

Blog

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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.