Bturn TV: Loco Dice Interview

Loco Dice

It’s been a long time coming, but 2014 finally brought Desolat label boss and worldwide DJ superstar Loco Dice to the Serbian capital. In a relaxed stroll around Belgrade, local techno heroine Tijana T got a rare insight into Dice’s

This is Balkan: Snippets of Serbia

In Serbia, it's all about Putin and the full metal jacket. © Emma Fick 2014

I was first drawn to Serbia solely because I wanted to trace my family history. However, I quickly found a people, history and landscape so vibrant and nuanced that they beckoned me closer and then pulled me in so tight

The confluence of the Diff and the Danube: a Welsh-Serbian wedding

Photo: Jelena Pesic

‘The wild dark Balkans might enthral orientalist romantics but that prescription was never correct, Belgrade for me is one of the best European cities, as placed and transient as any other’ ‘Belgrade…because I love it’ says the map they give

NOVA ISKRA: Designers Lab Open Call

Photo: Luka Knezevic Strika

Design Incubator NOVA ISKRA (Belgrade, Serbia) invites applicants from the area of design (22 to 35 years old), active in the domains of industrial and furniture design, interior design, architecture (with special focus on furniture design and home accessorize) to

The Magnificent Seven @Belgrade (SER)


Another magnificent selection for Belgrade’s 7-only documentary film festival, including new work by Gary Tarn and an insight into the intimate life of Nobel laureate José Saramago The 8th edition of European Feature Documentary Film Festival – The Magnificent Seven

Serbian techno connection: from Belgrade to New York


Belgrade’s PART collective brings fresh air to the NYC club scene. And they got Matthew Dear to play their New Year’s Eve party “It’s been done before”, say used-to-be-clubbers and aging hipsters who spent the 90’s in techno and house

Urban guerrilla group fighting for Belgrade cinemas

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“Beograd film”, the Serbian state-owned chain of 14 cinemas was privatized back in 2007, and since then, cinemas in Belgrade have been closed. The only ones you can find today are large multiplexes, mostly in big shopping malls. While it’s

Silicon ruins: the abandoned tech park in Belgrade forest

Temporary Viewing Platforms exhibition by Milena Putnik / Photo by Ivan Petrovic

Two decades later, the Yugoslav monument to yesterday’s bright future has become a haven for weed-smoking teenagers and scientists conducting illegal experiments. Now the state wants to rebuild it “In two years, Silicon Hill in Zvezdara will be a reality”,

The men who would be Mao @Belgrade (SER)


November 17-27 at KC Grad, Belgrade (SER) Bonaventura’s acclaimed photo exhibition of Chinese actors specialised in playing the late Chairman Mao Zedong. A must see. Tommaso Bonaventura was born in Rome in 1969. His reportages have been published in the

Interview: Toby Brundin (Svetlana Industries)

Toby Brundin

The owner of Svetlana Industries talks about the shady business of running an international music label from Belgrade via London, the art of slipping through borders and how to market upcoming artists from Eastern Europe I first met Toby Brundin