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Serbia, Albania PMs Jointly Hail Actor's Legacy

The Albanian and Serbian Prime Ministers, Edi Rama and Aleksandar Vucic, have issued a joint statement on Wednesday, commemorating the life and legacy of the late Bekim Fehmiu, a famous Yugoslav stage and film actor of Albanian ethnicity.

Singers and Footballers Top Google Searches in Balkans

It's that time of year again, when Google publishes its lists of the most frequently used Google search terms used in 2015.

People in the Balkans, as in most countries around the globe, are most curious about pop singers and football players, according to an article published by Time weekly.

Antalya Film Festival announces foreign entrees

The 52nd International Antalya Film Festival announced 10 foreign films at the International Competition section of the festival. The films will be screened for the first time in Turkey, according to a written statement made by the festival committee. 

BIRN Albania Journalist Wins CEI SEEMO Prize

The Central European Initiative, CEI, and the South East Europe Media Organisation, SEEMO, on Thursday awarded Aleksandra Bogdani for her professional achievements as an intrepid reporter covering complex stories of human trafficking, organised crime and child abuse, corruption and national security.

She received the CEI/SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits.

Festival Brings European Authors to Tirana

The second international literature "White Sea" festival gathered authors from all over the Europe in Tirana in an attempt to revive the cultural life of the Albanian capital.

Organized by Institute for Democracy, Media, and Culture, the festival gives European writers a stage to hold dialogue with each other and include a wider audience while discussing their work.

Rama Brings Art Into Heart of Albania's Govt

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, in homage to his artistic roots, has opened an art gallery on the first floor of the government building in Tirana - though not all artists seem appreciative.

Rudimental, Ella Eyre to Perform for Sofia Music Fans

The extremely successful Rudimental and Ella Eyre will be coming to Bulgaria for a special performance on September 12. They will be presenting some of their brand new projects alongside their greatest hits and collaborations at Sofia Inter Expo Center.

Romania's Voltaj band qualifies to Eurovision final

AGERPRES correspondent Oana Ghita reports: The Romanian band Voltaj has qualified to the final of the Eurovision contest, after the first semifinal of the European song contest hosted on Tuesday at the Wiener Stadthalle.

Photo credit: (c) Leonhard Foeger / REUTERS

Five Balkan Countries Competing in Eurovision

Performers from Macedonia, Serbia, Albania and Romania will be taking part in the first semi-final of the Eurovision 2015 song contest on Tuesday in Vienna, while the Montenegrin representative will go onstage at the second semi-final on Thursday.

Voltaj band to represent Romania in 2015 Eurovision song contest

The Voltaj band will represent Romania in the 2015 Eurovision contest with the song 'De la capat' (Over Again), after winning the national selection on Sunday night in Craiova (west of Bucharest).

Photo credit: (c) Ilie BUMBAC / AGERPRES FLOW

Voltaj got 24 points, with the specialized jury and public vote weighing 50 percent each.

Berlinale Film Festival: The main line-up

Isabel Coixet's 'Nobody Wants the Night' has been announced as the opening film of the 65th annual Berlin International Film Festival, that is scheduled to take place from 5 to 15 February 2015.

American film director Darren Aronofsky has been announced as the President of the Jury and German film director Wim Wenders is scheduled to be presented with the Honorary Golden Bear.

Italian Stars Flock to Albania-Based TV Station

The new channel, which will was launched on Monday and airs in Italy through the Digital Terrestrial Platform, will feature Sabrina Ferilli, the 50-year-old actress and TV personality, better known for her role in the Oscar-winning drama 'The Great Beauty'.

AGERPRES Director General elected to BSANNA board

Director General of Romania's National News Agency AGERPRES Alexandru Giboi on Tuesday was elected to the board of the Black Sea Association of National News Agencies (BSANNA).

The election was part of the 7th convention of the BSANNA general assembly hosted by Erevan, Armenia.