All articles by: Valmir Mehmetaj
How Germany reduced the number of asylum seekers from the Balkans
The legal migration opportunities born amongst the 2015 spike in asylum claims.
Asking the public to pay for treatment
Fundraising campaigns common for financing Kosovars’ health care.
Jeton Neziraj: What is seen as shocking today will not be in the future
Playwright discusses his often controversial body of work.
The walls as a canvas
From slogans, to tagging, to street art, the world of graffiti is ever-evolving.
Robert Bisha: Folk Music is people telling things as they are
Pianist discusses blurring the lines of the traditional and the experimental.
Molly Kleiman: How can we take a conversation and translate it into other spaces, other times?
Editorial Director of New York’s ‘Triple Canopy’ publication discusses the magazine in the modern world.
Life after midnight
Prishtina’s original partystarters discuss the city’s clubbing scene now and then.
Cross-legged on top of the world
First Albanian woman, and first Kosovar club expedition reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Hamed Abboud: The whole function of literature has changed for me now
Syrian poet on how his experiences as a refugee have transformed his work.
Two musical duos lighting up Kosovo’s underground
Tandem and X-Rated Self Love look beyond the wall.
Alberta Troni: “We can see how thirsty the youth of Kosovo are for classical music”
Ahead of their duet at Prishtina’s Chopin Piano Fest, pianist Alberta Troni and cellist Karel Bredenhorst discuss the universal language of music.
Ares Shporta: “No one will just give things to us — we must take them, demand them”
Lumbardhi Foundation’s executive director discusses the struggle to create a cultural hub in Kosovo.
“The Dark” provides immersive musical experience
Experimental opera performance shows potential of abandoned spaces.
Odile Burluraux: Artists can contribute to thinking differently and raising questions
Curators Odile Burluraux and Jessica Castex discuss the exhibiting of Hayoun Kwon’s virtual reality artwork, “489 Years,” at Kosovo’s National Gallery.
Astrit Ismaili: Bodies are just bodies — free the nipple!
Conceptual artist discusses performance art, rebellion and body expressionism.
Regional project promotes reconciliation through writing
Short stories by authors from former-Yugoslavia aim to reconcile the bad blood between nations.
Uta Ibrahimi: Trekking in the Himalayas made me realize how small we humans are
Outdoor enthusiast on testing herself to the limit by negotiating perilous falls, altitude sickness and fearsome yetis!
Shpat Deda sings his song “Ninullë,” dedicated to his grandmother
Shpat Deda’s new project, which involves a song and a music video, was published on Friday.
Conjuring the powers of art and culture
A summary of a year's work in culture: improving the image of Kosovo.
Photo campaign focuses on environment and health
#EcoKosovo to raise awareness of environment through competition.
Amy Cosper: Entrepreneurship is creating something new, innovative or disruptive where nothing was before
American entrepreneur talks about pursuing the “cool” profession.
Venera Mustafa: You express yourself with what you wear
Fashion designer discusses art and fashion in Prishtina.
Lulzim Hoti: Culture is one of the main pillars of sustainable development
Local artists aiming to reactive Mitrovica’s lapsed cultural scene through 7 Arte.
Shaping Mitrovica’s future, from the bottom up
Initiative aims to engage citizens in local decisions.
Fight for Prizren girl justice to continue
Demands for criminal prosecutions after death of Prizren 3-year-old.