• “A theater [Qendra Multimedia] in Kosovo is not afraid of using art to confront entrenched prejudices and to build empathy” – George Soros

  • “Brave and honest theater performance. One of the most interesting theater company from the South Eastern Europe” – Kazaliste.Hr

  • “...a true story that sets an example for all the hope for freedom, happiness and prosperity in the Europe of our days. And the disappointment.” - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

  • “This is not the first attempt to use cultural events to bridge the gap between the countries. Polip, a literary festival in Pristina, first held in 2010, has Serbian writers among those regularly invited to participate.” - The Guardian

  • “…the play is an explosion of burlesque, music and possibly offensive humor; it is simply a riot.” - Prishtina Insight

  • “A Play with Four Actors and Some Pigs...,” […] is a playfully absurd, crude, and incredibly clever portrayal of Kosovo’s political scene.” - The Theater Times

Call for applications: “Prishtina has no river” 2019

Application must include:

1) – biography (in English or German);

2) – full address (phone number and e-mail address);

3) – bibliography (of the main published works);

4) – a short (max. half page) description of the project to be undertaken during one-month stay in Prishtina.

The application should be sent to the following e – mail address: residency@qendra.org

While in Prishtina, the artists will use their time to work on their own projects, as well as for getting acquainted with the cultural life of the Kosovo capital.

All applicants will be informed about the decision of the jury per e-mail no later than 30th of March 2019.

Qendra Multimedia, in cooperation with TRADUKI, Austrian Embassy in Kosovo and Goethe Institute hereby invites writers and translators from AustriaGermany and Southeast Europe to apply for writers-in-residence program «Pristina has no river» 2019, in Prishtina, Kosovo.

Deadline for applications is March 15th 2019.

Three residential scholarships, each in the duration of 4 weeks, are available for either September, October and November 2019. The fellowship for the writers includes a one-month stay in fully equipped apartment in Prishtina, travel costs and a stipend in the amount of 700 euro. Applicant’s eligible for this fellowship are fiction writers, poets, essayists, columnists, translators and playwrights.