“Mirëdita, dobar dan!”, this unique event which has presented the cultural and social scene of Kosovo in Belgrade since 2014, on this year’s edition will present the cultural and social scene of Serbia in Prishtina from 14 to 16 October 2021.
In this year’s edition the citizens of Prishtina will be the ones who will have the chance to learn more about Serbia’s cultural scene through a series of artistic productions; films, concert, exhibition, book promotions, etc. A part of the program, as always, will be dedicated to discussions and debates about thematic and important discussions related to both countries.
Throughout the days of the program “Mirëdita, dobar dan!”, the audience of Prishtina will be introduced with artists and creators who represent the modern cultural and social scene of Serbia.
This year, “Mirëdita, dobar dan!” will open at Kino Armata with the screening of the documentary film “Hold me right” by Danijela Steinfeld. The film “Hold me right” focuses on the survivors as well as the perpetrators of the sexual assaults, through their harrowing journey of speaking up, healing, and moving forward. The screening of the movie will be preceded by a hospitable performance with Drag Queens from Belgrade – Loakiin and Rubella Feminine, accompanied by DJ Jovijah.
On the second day, the audience will have the opportunity to attend the book promotion “The other Serbia”, authored by Shkëlzen Gashi, followed by the debate “Which is the other Serbia?”, that will be held at the Youth Palace, Atelier Hall.
During the evening of the second day of “Mirëdita, dobar dan!”, the concert “Pavana and more”-Solo/Piano duet with pianists Branka Parlić and Nataša Penezić, will be held at the Youth Palace, Red Hall.
The last day will start with the promotion of the book “Killing Culture”, authored by Viktor Ivančić, Hrvoje Polan, and Nemanja Stjepanović, to be followed with the debate “Culture as a political tool”, which will be held at the Youth Palace, in the Atelier Hall. After the debate, the Kosovar audience will have the opportunity to see the photo exhibition “Killing Culture” by the photographer Hrvoje Polan, in the same place.
The closing event of this year’s edition will be the screening of the movie “The Load” by Ognjen Glavonić, which will be shown at Kino Armata, at 19:30.
The main aim of the festival is to present the cultural scene of Kosovo to Serbia and vice versa, and through the meeting of Kosovo and Serbia’s cultural society representatives, promote an exchange of ideas and also create a tradition of cooperation between the two societies.
The inspiration for “Mirëdita, dobar dan!” festival is Bekim Fehmiu, a renowned Albanian, Kosovar, Belgrade, Yugoslavian and global actor who is a symbol of unity and division but also represents the possibility of joining two cultural spaces into a unified whole.
Admission to all the events of the festival is free.
The Mirëdita, dobar dan!” program is organized by Integra, Youth Initiative for Human Rights, forumZFD, DAM Festival and Civic Initiatives, with the support of the Kosovo Foundation for Open Society, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Rockefeller Brothers Fund.