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Centenary of the Birth of Mira Trailović

Lady Was Her Name

When famous playwright Eugène Ionesco was asked, back in 1971, what he’d seen in Belgrade, he responded: “Mira...

57th BITEF Opens: Theatre Legacy Meets Global Collaboration

The 57th Belgrade International Theatre Festival (BITEF) celebrated its grand opening at the Yugoslav Drama Theatre, marked by...

Nikita Milivojević, Film & Theatre director, BITEF Theatre Artistic Director

The Stage Has a Special Aroma

He became the artistic director of Bitef as of this year, while he has previously directed plays in...

Ivan Medenica, Artistic Director Of The Belgrade International Theatre Festival, BITEF

Comrades In Arms On Theatre Boards

The plays featured in this year’s 56th BITEF don’t treat the bleak themes of work in an angry,...

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...

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...

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.”

BITEF Hosts 2nd Donor Dinner Party

The second donor dinner of the Bitef Festival was held at Hotel Square Nine, with the support of...

52nd Bitef Opens

The 52nd Bitef was officially opened under the slogan "The World Without Men". Before the opening ceremony of the...

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.”

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...

Mira Trailović Grand Prix And Politika Award Presented

Double laureate was the play Hilarious darkness directed by Dušan David Pařízek

Jubilee 50th Bitef Opens

American theatre director and playwright Robert Wilson opened the 50th Bitef at Belgrade’s National Theatre, comparing this Belgrade...

German Embassy Honours 50th BITEF

H.E. German Ambassador Axel Dittmann organised a reception at his ambassadorial residence to honour the 50th BITEF and...

Ivan Medenica, Artistic Director and Curator of the Bitef Festival

BITEF Meeting Point of World Cultures

BITEF Festival marks this year its 50th anniversary This year, the Belgrade International Theatre Festival (BITEF) marks a great...

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Mickoski Proposes New Government for North Macedonia

Hristijan Mickoski, leader of VMRO-DPMNE and the designated Prime Minister of North Macedonia, has formally submitted his proposed cabinet...

King Frederick X Inaugurates First Section of Undersea Tunnel Connecting Denmark and Germany

King Frederick X of Denmark has inaugurated the first segment of the ambitious 18-kilometre Fehmarn Belt tunnel beneath the...

Belgrade Hotel Union Sold for €6.2 Million

Hotel Union, a historic landmark in Belgrade, has been sold for 727 million dinars (€6.2 million) at a public...

French Firms Suez and Vinci to Oversee Wastewater Treatment in Belgrade

The Serbian government has enlisted French companies Suez International SAS and Vinci Construction Grands Projets for the design, construction,...

Dušan Živković Named New CEO of Elektroprivreda Srbije

Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) has announced the appointment of Dušan Živković as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a decision...