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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, the writer of treasured books and...

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, but I’m convinced it wouldn’t even...

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...

Ivan Medenica, Bitef Artistic Director and Selector

Living in a Dangerous World

“The task of this year’s BITEF is to reconcile us with the fact that we are living in a troublingly dangerous world, to prompt us to ask whether and how theatre and art can counteract that, and to jolt us out of our aesthetic prejudices.”

Bojana Borić Brešković, Director of the National Museum in Belgrade

Precious Archaeological and Artistic Heritage

“We have defined the basics of the permanent exhibition, which means that it is not set in stone...

Benjamin Schmid, Violinist

Life is More Important Than a Career

One of the most versatile contemporary violinists, Benjamin Schmid, speaks exclusively to CorD about his life, which he...

Ivan Medenica, Artistic Director Of BITEF

Is BITEF Returning To The World Scene?

“Opening Bitef with none other than the play Mount Olympus, which is currently one of the most famous...

Vlatko Vedral, Scientist And Musician

Life In Parallel Worlds

How do you comprehend the notion, as considered by quantum physics, that parallel worlds exist? The answer is...

Miloš Šobajić, Artist

Pictures of Persecution

Last month saw the closing of an exhibition of Miloš Šobajić at the Museum of Contemporary Art of...

Rajko Grlić, Film Director & Producer

I’m Too Old To Grovel To Government

He has signed his name to around 30 feature and documentary films, winning the most awards in Yugoslavia...

Predrag Ejdus, Actor

Negative Selection Is Evident In Culture

This celebrated Yugoslav and Serbian actor will this year commemorate half a century of performing on stage, film...

Slavoljub Đukić, Journalist, Writer

People Like Strong Leaders, Serbs In Particular

This long-serving political journalist and commentator of publications Borba, Večernje Novosti and Politika, and former editor-in-chief of NIN,...

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Europe Day Celebration

On the occasion of May 9, Europe Day, as every year for the last two decades, the Delegation of...

Prime Minister Edi Rama Wins Third Mandate In Albanian Elections

Albania’s ruling Socialist Party (SP), led by Prime Minister Edi Rama, has won Sunday’s election with 48% of the...

Kyungshin Cable Opens Factory In Smederevska Palanka

The Korean company Kyungshin Cable held a grand opening ceremony for its production plant where it will produce battery...

New Project To Support Innovation Driven Economy In Serbia

Serbia Innovates will create the first Serbian Supercluster to bolster country’s competitive advantages on international markets ICT Hub, as a...

Von der Leyen And Borrell Call For Rule Of Law Reforms In Serbia During Vučić’s Brussels Visit

President of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and High Representative of the EU Josep Borrell called for positive...