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BELGRADE - Belgrade's National Theater will participate in the first International Balkan Countries' Theater Festival to be held in the Turkish city of Bursa on March 8-22, with their production of William Shakespeare's Henry VI, National Theater released on Thursday.
Besides the host country, the festival will gather theaters from Croatia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece and Romania.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin and his Macedonian counterpart, Nikola Poposki, have sent a joint letter to EU seeking aid for joint infrastructure projects.
The Serbian film Commission, SFC, has mapped out 160 locations suitable for filming as part of a bid to attract more producers of feature films, TV shows and commercials to Serbia.
The project, financed by the European Union and the Austrian Agency for Development, includes 34 municipalities and cities connected to the river Danube.
Romania's GDP growth leads the EU
Quarterly economic growth registers at 1.7 percent in Romania, Eurostat says. In other business news: Turkey ranks third in a list of the world's friendliest destinations for Muslim travellers; Albania encourages Italian investment.
The GDP in Romania grew by 5.1 percent this year. [AFP]
PARIS - Serbia ranks 54th among 180 world countries according to the degree of freedom of the media, while Macedonia and Montenegro are the lowest ranked countries in the Balkans according to the Press Freedom Index for 2014, Reporters without Borders organisation released.
Last year, Serbia claimed the 63rd place on the list.