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Dr Zoran Đerić, Director of the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad

Tradition & Modernity Under One Roof

Judging by his interests, he seemingly lives multiple lives simultaneously. Managing the oldest professional theatre in Serbia isn’t the only “life” he’s completely dedicated...

Žarko Laušević, Actor

Giving Up Is The Easiest, But I Didn’t Want That

He could have been a writer and a painter, but instead he chose to be an actor who writes books that sell in many...

Slobodan Tišma, Artist, Musician, Poet, Writer, Member Of The Rock Avant-garde

Period Has Its Own Aesthetics And Its Own Morals

The colourful life of Slobodan Tišma has been filled with conflicting interests, such as his adoration of rock...

Ivan Medenica, BITEF Artistic Director

The World Is At A Tipping Point

“Although I would maintain that dramatic and choreographic performances represent equally valuable and relevant forms of contemporary performing...

Dragan Bjelogrlić, Actor, Director And Producer

It’s A Privilege To Be A Free Man

He first appeared in front of the cameras at the age of 14, and enjoyed his greatest popularity...

Muharem Bazdulj, Writer

I Loved Belgrade At First Sight

He graduated in English literature studies, but defined his career as a journalist, columnist and writer. Leaving his...

Roberto Cincotta, Director Of The Italian Cultural Institute In Belgrade

Living The Italian Way

“Thanks to Dante, it is easy for us Italians to promote our culture and our country. Dante is...

Gabriel Feltz, Chief Conductor Of The Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra

Society Is Sick Of Isolation

He is ‘Generalmusikdirector’ of the Dortmund Opera and the Chief Conductor of the Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra, while for...

Ilija Cerović, Acting Director Of Serbian Television And Editor-in-chief Of The RTS Education And Science Programme

We Achieved The Impossible!

We learned on the go, overcame obstacles, improved distance learning and all with tremendous support from teams of...

Petar ‘Peca’ Popović, Rock Music Critic, Writer

The Beatles Changed The World Without Firing A Shot

His biography confirms him as one of the greatest authority on rock ‘n’ roll in the former Yugoslavia,...

Želimir Žilnik, Film Director, Screenwriter And President Of The Martovski Festival Jury

I Don’t Skip “March”

Without the Martovski festival , for all these decades, the domestic film scene wouldn’t only have been poorer,...

Radmila Petrović, Poet

Woman In Love Is More Dangerous Than A NATO Tank

She was a child who desired success, and her teacher kept telling her ‘we’ll see how long you’ll...

Slavko Štimac, Actor

I Regret Growing Up In Front Of Cameras

He was aged just ten when he was picked to play the lead role in the film The...

Artistic director, curator and selector BITEF

Ivan Medenica: On The Edge Of The Future

“We considered it necessary to give our all to nonetheless create a sample of the festival this year,...

Ivan Medenica, Artistic Director and Selector of Bitef

It Is Important To Conserve Energy

The state is obliged not to bury its head in the sand, but rather to simultaneously develop several...

Haris Pašović, Theatre Director, Professor

Balkan Culture The Best Investment

His name is synonymous with success in this part of Europe, while his theatre plays are the best...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Jugoslav Vlahović, Artist

General Practitioner Cartoonist

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

Ivan Medenica, BITEF Artistic Director and Selector

Let’s Start Love Over

“Bitef wants to save what can be saved, because it was never just an artistic review, but rather also a platform for the social struggle in favour of progressive values, and those are today the most basic, human values: normalcy, goodness, love.”

Jean-Baptiste Cuzin, Director of the Institut Français in Serbia

The Value of Partnership

“I took the decision to come to Serbia four years ago with my family because I wanted to...

Davide Scalmani, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Belgrade

2019: Shining Year For Italian Culture In Serbia

At the National Museum in Belgrade, the Serbian public will have an extraordinary opportunity to see more than...

Jas Kaminski, Belgrade Irish Festival Founder and Director

An Accidental Festival Director

Believe it or not, but we are two weeks away from kicking off Belgrade Irish Fest. It will...

Simon Trpčeski, pianist

Virtuoso With An Ethno Soul

Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski (1979) performs alongside the world’s foremost orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Dutch...

Milorad Milinković, Film Director, Screenwriter, Football Commentator

We’re Living In Tech-noir

Milorad Milinković is shooting a television series called Kljun , which he says will be Panonian film-noir, based...

Boris Miljković, Creative director of Serbian National Television (RTS)

No Room To Create The New

Boris Bota Miljković's artistic video works have been exhibited at New York's MoMA and the Museum of Contemporary...

Miljen Kreka Kljaković, Production Designer

Imagining on a Given Topic

"I primarily like to deal with historical themes in which we have to reconstruct places and times that...

EIB Provides €500 000 Grant To Ensure Sustainable Future Of Urban Mobility In Niš

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a cooperation agreement with the City of Niš in Serbia to finance...

Borrell: No Place In EU For Genocide And War Crimes Supporters

Josep Borrell, the European Union High Representative, after a meeting with Serbia's Prime Minister Ana Brnabic in Brussels, said...

European Commission: Better Rules for Organic Producers

Obtaining a certificate for the production of organic food should be easier for small farmers from January 1st this...

Anti-Vaccine Activists March In D.C. – City That Mandates Coronavirus Vaccination – To Protest Mandates

Thousands of protesters from across the country — including some of the biggest names in the anti-vaccination movement — descended on...

Joint Statement From The Embassies Of The United States, The United Kingdom, And The Federal Republic Of Germany

We reject allegations that our countries are financing political or environmental protests in Serbia.  These claims do not reflect...