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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. 

Montenegro Press Review - December 16, 2014

American magazine Hollywood Reporter published a review of Nikola Vukcevic's film "Bojs from the Marx and Engels street", which is the Montenegrin candidate for an Oscar. Critic Steven Dalton was not particularly fond of the film, describing his action as illogical and unintentionally comical.

Motorhead to celebrate 40th anniversary at EXIT

BELGRADE - Europe's best musical festival EXIT will celebrate its 15th anniversary in grand style - with the British hard rock legends Motorhead and Californian rockers Eagles of Death Metal as the main stars, and Goblini, Eyesburn and Skrtice as national headliners.

Beatles tribute act The Bestbeat to play on December 27

BELGRADE - The Bestbeat, a Belgrade-based Beatles tribute band, will play a concert at Dom Omladine in Belgrade on December 27 in a bid to recreate the atmosphere of the Liverpool Fab Four's early performances.

Exit, Sea Dance among top European festivals

NOVI SAD - This year, too, EXIT has found its way to the list of 12 best major European festivals, based on votes from over 1.2 million people around the world.

Also on the list are Denmark's Roskilde, Belgium's Tomorrowland, Hungary's Sziget and Germany's Rock am Ring, the European Festival Awards (EFA) announced.

Greek Tycoon Saves Montenegro's Oldest Paper

Stathis' company, Media Nea, on Wednesday submitted a formal bid for the bankrupt state-owned daily, as the only investor interested in buying the troubled outlet.

Special award for film Monument to Michael Jackson

BELGRADE - Darko Lungulov's film Monument to Michael Jackson has won the Special Award of the Jury at the Let's Cee film festival in Vienna.

The jury stated that the film had captured them with its vivid story located in Serbia that transforms a serious topic with an original twist and excellent acting into a great pleasure for the audience.

Zvecan: Sokolica 2014 begins

ZVECAN – The 18th edition of the cultural event Sokolica 2014 has began in the town of Zvecan in northern Kosovo-Metohija (KiM).

The event was opened by President of the Zvecan arts and culture center Slavisa Miljkovic on Monday evening. Also present was Zlata Radovanovic, coordinator of the Serbian government’s KiM Office in Zvecan.

Montenegro's First Domestic Film in Years to Premiere

An audience in Montenegro will a chance to see the country's first domestic film in years on Monday, when "The Boys from the Marx and Engelsa street" ("Dječaci iz ulice Marksa i Englesa") has its first public showing at the Herceg Novi film festival.

Filming has taken nearly four years because of numerous financial problems.

Serbia returns to Junior Eurovision Song Contest

BELGRADE - Serbia returns to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest after a three-year absence.

The Radio and Television of Serbia confirmed that it will send a representative to the 12th Junior Eurovision Song Contest, adding that the manner in which the Serbian entry will be selected is to be announced at a later date.

Time Runs Out for Montenegro's Oldest Newspaper

Montenegro’s Tax Administration on Friday will file a petition to declare Pobjeda bankrupt as the state has been unable to collect taxes owed amounting to about 1.15 million euro.

Once a newspaper with a circulation of tens of thousands, Pobjeda has faced serious financial problems over the past ten years - along with a lot of the print media.

OSCE Condemns Montenegro Tabloid Sex Claims

Mijatovic on Wednesday expressed disgust about the tabloid’s allegations that Calovic, the director of an influential Montenegrin NGO and a prominent government critic, had sexual relations with her two dogs.

"I hope we will hear the condemnation of such journalism, if we can call it journalism. As a person, as a woman, I am appalled," Mijatovic said.

Short story festival in Kikinda on July 2-5

BELGRADE - The short story festival Kikinda Short 09 will take place in five cities and three countries from July 2 to 5, and gather 20 authors from 14 countries who will read their stories to the audiences in Kikinda, Szeged, Timisoara, Zrenjanin and Belgrade, announced the festival organizer, Kikinda Short association.