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Gabriel Feltz, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra

Music Begins Where Words End

Standing in front of more than 100 musicians of a wonderful orchestra like the Belgrade Philharmonic, conducting from memory without a score, looking around...

Art

150 Years Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

It’s time to celebrate 150 years of the Met! The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is America’s largest and most important...

Branka Parlić, Pianist

The Art Of Pure Sound

This part of Europe was discovered by Erik Satie and New Music at a time when Gershwin and Chopin were popular, she has spent...

Charles Baudelaire, 1821–1867

Baudelaire Remains

Strange is the fate of the poet Baudelaire: in his own time he was neither understood nor accepted, and was renowned the least. But...

Romanian contemporary art

Transition, Trauma And The Cluj Connection

For several years now, Romanian painting has been touted as the new big thing. The contemporary art world is, of course, constantly awash with...

Book Review

The Post-pandemic Economic Overhaul Will Take More Than Tweaks

In Capital and Ideology (first published in 2019), Thomas Piketty documents the global rise of inequality and critiques ideas that legitimize it. He builds...

George Lucas, Artist

How One Idea Could Make Billions

Famed director, writer and producer George Lucas was born George Walton Lucas Jr. on May 14, 1944, in Modesto, California. Lucas’s parents sold retail...

Professor Dr. Aleksandar Jerkov, Director of University Library “Svetozar Marković”

We Would Have Something To Show To The World

You never know where life will take you – I was good at mathematics, played chess, considered studying astrophysics and dealt with electrical engineering,...

Breaking Barriers Between Inside & Outside

When the late Geoffrey Manning Bawa entered the world of architecture, he made his mark with every design he produced. Exploring modernism and its...

Goran Marković, Film and Theatre Director, Screenwriter

Successes Corrupts, Failures Fortify

He has made 13 feature films, mostly based on his own screenplays, has written seven theatre plays and directed several. Professor emeritus at the...

Culture Is Not a Luxury

On April 23rd, over 130 Ministers and Vice-Ministers of Culture joined the online meeting convened by UNESCO to discuss actions to bolster the cultural...

50,000 eur support for musicians

British independent music label The state51 Conspiracy and Mascom company have set up a €50,000 fund called "StayCreative", aiming to help musicians overcome the...

Srdan Golubović, Film Director

Serbia Today Is At The Tail End Of Europe

Of the four feature films that he’s made, three of Srdan Golubović’s works have been screened at the Berlin Film Festival. The latest is...

Architecture in Germany

Ecological Optimisation of Buildings

Rationality and precision define German building culture. Yet with the success of ecological architecture it is also developing new emotionality and lightness

Contemporary Architecture - Japan

Balancing the Radical & Logical

Visionary, poetic, and with a powerful connection to nature, contemporary Japanese architects have painted the world’s landscapes with some of the most awe-inspiring homes,...

Exhibition of Algerian modern painting and promotion of the book “Algerian Chronicles”

In collaboration with Galerija '73, the Association of Friends of Algeria hosted the grand opening of an exhibition of paintings by Algerian painters of...

Stefan Milenković, violinist

The Artist Always Has a Choice

As a child he was celebrated by the country that was called Yugoslavia. In fact, he was a child prodigy who played the violin...

Carnival Masks

Tradition of Venetian Carnival Masks

Every year, from February to March, Carnival in Venice is held. Hundreds of thousands visit Venice during Carnival, to admire the incredible Venetian costumes...

Austrian Embassy Hosts Archeology Lecture

The Austrian Embassy in Belgrade hosted the lecture "Archeology of the Modern Age". The lecture discussed the relations between the Balkans and Europe since the...

Japanese Contemporary Art

Creative Spin on Tradition

Japanese contemporary artists are currently creating some of the most extraordinary, thought-provoking artworks. Determined to set their own rules, these prolific inventors have transformed...

Gojko Božović, Founder and Chief Editor of Arhipelag Publishing

Not Everything’s Bad – Books Are Good

When I founded Arhipelag in the spring of 2007, I wanted to work with authors and contributors, partners and friends, to form a space...

Polish Contemporary Art

Between the Media & the Body

Contemporary Art in Poland has always provoked huge controversy and extreme reactions. Often misunderstood and used by right-wing politicians to favour their radically conservative...

Adrien Feix, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum

Broad & Open Dialogue

“The most effective way to accompany Serbia on its way to the EU is through the cultural exchange at eye level – no amount...

Barbara Horejs, Director OREA Institute

Neolithic Way Of Life

An Austrian-Serbian archaeological team has proven at a site near Lebane that the Balkans represents a key-zone for understanding the past of the European...

Austria’s Cultural Wealth

Theatre’s Creme De La Creme

In Austria there were 6.09 million tickets sold for more than 15,000 theatre performances in the 2014/2015 season. With just over 8.5 million inhabitants,...

French Decorations for artists Jana Adamovic, Milan Manic and Aleksandra Petkovic TKV

Ambassador of France to Serbia, H.E. Jean-Louis Falconi on behalf of the French Minister of Culture awarded the Order of Arts and Literature in...

American Culture

Cultural Melting Pot

The United States is the third-largest country in the world with a population of more than 325 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau....

Frank Baumann, Director of Goethe-Institut Belgrade

We Strive to Focus On the Future

“Germany is somehow rather present, as there are so many personal relations, experiences and a very high professional knowledge about what’s going on there...

Centenary of the Founding of the Bauhaus

Bauhaus: When Form Follows Function

The legendary 'Staatliches Bauhaus' school of art and design (1919- 1933) celebrates the centenary of its establishment this year, and its impact is universal...

Marina Abramović and Giuliano Argenziano

Rice With Black Lentils

We sat down and spoke with the grandma of performance, arguably the most successful performance artist in history, and Giuliano Argenziano, director of Marina...

Chilean Contemporary Art

Less Obvious Language

When it comes to the global contemporary art scene, Chile doesn’t appear to be among its MVPs – at least not at first glance....

Jugoslav Vlahović, Artist

General Practitioner Cartoonist

He is a cartoonist, illustrator, graphic artist, artist in the service of the press and the recipient of the greatest national and international awards....

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Croatia’s Ruling Conservatives Win Parliamentary Election

The conservative Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party has consolidated its power in Croatia after winning 66 seats in the...

Biggest Portrait In The World Of Novak Djokovic

Architect and artist Andrej Josifovski, better known as the Pianist, made the largest portrait of Novak Djokovic in the...

Macron Appoints Jean Castex As New Prime Minister Of France

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday appointed Jean Castex to replace Edouard Philippe as prime minister. French government resigned, just...

Bulgaria’s Varna Public Transport Opens 34.8 Mln Euro Tender For New E-buses

Bulgarian company Public Transport - Varna has launched a tender for contracts for the delivery of a total of...

Startup Ecosystem Of Belgrade And Novi Sad Worth 502 Million Dollars

The American organization Startup Genome has published a new edition of its annual report, which estimates that the startup...