Monday, December 6, 2021
By Amila Kahrović-Posavljak December is probably the liveliest cultural month in Bosnia and Herzegovina. After the summer vacations and festivals and the autumn silence, December is when the realm of culture wakes up.

Language

By Jovan Nikolaidis Jovan Nikolaidis was born in 1950 in Ulcinj, Montenegro. He is a writer, publisher, and journalist firmly committed to the affirmation of multiculturalism in his country, and for tolerance and peaceful...
  Kostas Peroulis was born in Pireas in 1974. He studied law and comparative literature. His collection of short stories Automata was awarded with the prestigious debut writer award 2016 of the...
Edon Qesari was born in 1983. He teaches history and politics, and works in Tirana. His scholarly interests include marxism, especially the Gramscian perspective, nationalism and various issues relating to cultural policies during the rule of social-realism in Albania....
Amila Kahrović Posavljak was born in Sarajevo, 1984. She survived three and a half years of siege as a child and it made a huge impact on her work. She graduated at the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo and...

Balkanofilmophilia

The story of the Balkanofilmophilia in today's reality (cultural, political and historical) of the countries of Southeast Europe is an urgent necessity for us all. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, and the turning of the great...
Burhan Sönmez is the author of four novels, which have been translated into forty languages. He was born in Turkey and grew up speaking Turkish and Kurdish. He worked as a lawyer in Istanbul before going to Britain as...
  Alessio Mazzaro’s project Edinost was selected in the 2018 Courageous Citizens grant call Courageous Citizens. What was your idea about? I wanted to extend to a European level a community based publication I was running in the city of Trieste...
Ion Caramitru, (79) the Balkan theater legend, Romania's first Minister of culture after the fall of Ceaușescu, died in Bucharest last night after a short illness. His rich theatrical and film biography, as an actor and director, will remain...
Dr. Eva Blénesi is a literary historian of Hungarian-Armenian origin from Transylvania, who is based in Budapest. She is the author of several books and articles in the field of literature, ethnicity, and arts. Besides lecturing as a Guest...