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For ten years Alban Muja of Kosovo has been doing research into the names of towns, places and people; at the moment he has an exhibition in the centre of Tirana in a small gallery called “the fly”
The prestigious Venetian theatre La Fenice has begun working with Emir Kusturica on the production of a theatrical version of Ivo Andric's novel The Bridge on the Drina. The project is strongly contested by the associations of the victims in Visegrad, where the opera is due to go on stage June 28, 2014.
There are more and more children living and working on the streets of Belgrade. The institutions are having a hard time dealing with the phenomenon. A temporary daycare center that has become a model for the whole region, the Svratiste, recently risked shutting down.
The “ajvar” is a fragrant pepper paste that comes with soft cheeses and pork meat. OBC's report from Serbia
Cases of family violence, particularly against women, are not decreasing in Serbia. Now, however, the fight against abuse can count on two more forces – the Museum of Violence that just opened in Belgrade and the many people who danced for One Billion Rising.
Negotiations between Belgrade and Pristina are swiftly proceeding, while Serbs in Northern Kosovo fear being abandoned by the new socialist government.
The appearance of the Cyrillic alphabet on the new Euro banknotes has been welcomed as a sign of trust of the European economic system in the Balkan Countries.
What principles should underpin Serbia's educational system from now to 2020? The answer lies in the Strategy for the Development of Education.
It is a sub-genre of the more popular turbo folk - and certainly a more elaborate one. It is called folk-step. Two of its greatest representatives are Shazalakazoo, a Belgrade-based electronic music duo.
With the acquittal at The Hague and Ramush Haradinaj's return on the political scene, in Kosovo there are open talks about a possible political alliance between the leader of AAK and current Prime Minister Hashim Thaci. From the OBC.
Pancevo, Serbia has for years been the most polluted town in Southeastern Europe. The Nato bombings in 1999 made the situation even worse. OBC’s report
Three years ago, the elimination of visa requirements for Western Balkan citizens to travel in the EU was a breath of fresh air. Now, however, due to the numerous asylum requests, the Western Balkans are facing the threat of the measure being revoked. The case of Serbia, between asylum seekers and re-admissions. From the OBC.