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Bulgarian Theatre Night Kicks Off on November 21

For a third year in a row Bulgaria will host an event celebrated in 11 European countries which aims to remove barriers between the audience and theatre and performing art.

Montenegrin theater unwelcome; emails were "joking" in tone

The Center for Culture from Pozarevac, eastern Serbia, has refused to host a performance of an amateur theater from Kolasin, Montenegro, it has been confirmed.

However, the center's director, Dragi Ivic, told the Belgrade-based daily Blic that the comments from the emails he exchanged with one of the Montenegrin actors were made "jokingly."

Exit Festival Returns with Big Names

Exit is back in Novi Sad again this year as the organizers celebrate the 15th birthday of this annual music festival. Besides Exit in Novi Sad, fans this year will be able to follow the musical adventure to Montenegro with the Sea Dance festival.

EXIT music festival marks 15 years

This year's EXIT festival will bring together over 1,000 artists performing on a total of 30 stages in Novi Sad, Serbia, and Budva, Montenegro, July 9-18.

"The 15th edition of one of the best music festivals in Europe promises to draw the largest crowds in the past decade and the greatest acts ever," EXIT Director Dusan Kovacevic told Tanjug.

Balkan Govts Urged to Uphold Media Freedom

The president of the European Journalism Federation, EFJ,  Mogens Blicher Bjerregard, said his organization will not and must not allow Balkan authorities "to arrest our colleagues, threaten them, and want them to be silent".

Romanians Linked to HSBC Scandal Face Probe

The Romanian Agency for Fiscal Administration, ANAF, is to verify whether there are differences between the money declared by the 50 HSBC clients and the amounts found in their accounts in Switzerland, according to media reports on Monday.

Any unreported income will be taxed at 16 per cent, ANAF officials were quoted as saying by Digi24 television. 

European Facebook poetry festival to begin on Saturday

BELGRADE - The European Facebook Poetry Festival will begin at the Novi Sad Fair within the 21st International Book Fair and it gathers over 500 poets from Serbia and abroad.

Montenegro Journalists Earn Sub-Average Pay

Most of the 809 journalists working for over hundred media outlets in Montenegro earn less than the national average pay, a survey published by the country's Media Insitute on Tuesday shows.

The survey finds that the average wage of journalists in Montenegro is 470 euros a month, which is just below the average monthly wage of 487 euros.

14th International Theatre Festival Slavija begins Monday

BELGRADE - The International Theatre Festival Slavija 2015 will be opened by Serbia's celebrated actor Petar Bozovic at the Slavija Theatre in Belgrade Monday evening, and eight plays will be staged before its closing on March 16.

Romanian Politician Linked to HSBC Scandal

Amid the continuing fall out over the HSBC scandal, a journalistic project in Romania has named a key figure in the ruling party as one of those who held secret accounts in the Swiss branch of the British bank.

Sea Dance named one of Europe's top festivals

BELGRADE - Sea Dance Festival, the sea edition of EXIT Adventure, has been named the Best European Medium-Sized Festival - in the category for events with up to 40,000 daily attendees - at this year's European Festival Awards 2014 ceremony.

Serbian Church Joins Battle for TV Ratings

The Serbian Orthodox Churc's new TV station, TV Hram (Temple) starts broadcasting on Orthodox Christmas, January 7.

The first programme on the online station will be an interview with Church leader Patriarch Irinej.

The managing editor of the station is Stojadin Pavlovic, the director of the patriarchal administrative offices.

Montenegro Offers Foreign Movie-makers Rebates

Montenegro's government has adopted a new Bill on Cinematography, which contains financial incentives for foreign producers aiming to film in the country.

Under the new law, foreign producers filming in Montenegro will have the right to a refund  of up to 20 per cent of the money they invest.