Meeting the Authors

Meeting the Authors

Meeting the Authors is a standard Bitef side program, which entails public debates after each main program performance. Since the inception of the festival, this program has been envisioned as a space where the authors of the main program performances meet Bitef audience and discuss the productions, processes, artistic principles, the issues raised by the plays, but also the broader social context which gave rise to their creation. All the renowned authors who have ...

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Philosophical Theatre

Philosophical Theatre

„From Fascism (and Drugs) to Antifascism (and Hope)“

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Bitef Library

Bitef Library

Promotion of three books from the filed of culture and performing arts published in the last year. Books that will be promoted are Culture and the Art of Resistance from Milena Dragićević Šešić, Cruel Classic - Some New Approaches in Directing Classic Plays and Performer’s path: from I towards Self.

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Borka at Bitef

Borka at Bitef

The special program at this year’s Bitef Festival is titled Borka at Bitef, honoring Borka Pavićević, consisting of a performance of the Authentic Interpretations: ’68 (CZKD) play, directed by and based on the concept by Ana Miljanić, and a discussion dedicated to the decades of Borka's work “at and for Bitef”.

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Cirkobalkana

Cirkobalkana

This year’s edition of the festival, seventh in a row, is a synergy of Cirkobalkana, the Bitef Festval, the French Institute and one of the currently most innovative French circus companies, Un Loup pour l'Homme, and their project Ride&Camp . In an effort to deepen cooperation and exchange of artistic practices of the local, regional and European contemporary circus scene, the concept of this year’s festival will focus on the diversity of creative processes in ...

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PQ at Bitef

PQ at Bitef

The PQ at Bitef program will present Serbia’s and Republic of North Macedonia’s national presentations shown at the prestigious Prague Quadrennial, the biggest event dedicated to performance design and space. At the same time, this program brings together two long-standing Bitef traditions: the organizing of a programs focusing on scene design and the so-called Bitef in Novi Sad. The concept of Serbia’s national and student presentations will be explored in ...

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20th Bitef Polyphony

20th Bitef Polyphony

The twentieth Bitef Polyphony will mark its anniversary by various events and surprises which will occur through interactions between performers and audience as new polyphony community. Theatre productions, performances, workshops, discussions, round tables, on-spot visits, and new initiatives… open up the possibility for the audience, especially the young one, to choose and actively participate in the events, to discuss and exchange the experience about what they ...

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Impacts and the scope of contemporary immersive practices

Impacts and the scope of contemporary immersive practices

A discussion on immersive theatre and commoning**Commoning - Any organization that through the process of utilization and management of a given resource produces a community (commoners). The community manages the production and distribution of a common good, therefore it primarily strives to satisfy the needs of its members, without the motivation of achieving a profit in the market

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B Matinée

B Matinée

Building on a successful tour of the Balkans during the summer of 2018, the No Borders Orchestra string ensemble, accompanied by percussions and electronica, are following up in summer of 2019 with another international tour of the Western Balkans and Europe, called B Matinée.

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Аfter Ten

Аfter Ten

After Ten programme consists of themed parties which follow the particular concept of every year's festival and are organized after each premiere. The parties take place at various city venues and are complemented with various performances, video animations, exhibitions and promotional events. The organization is supported by the embassies and cultural centres of the countries which present their performances in Bitef main selection. After ten parties are unique meeting point of ...

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Видео и галерије слика

Bitef's open class part 2

17. Sep 2019.

Bitef's open class part 2

Love party at BIGZ

16. Sep 2019.

Love party at BIGZ

Video

13. Sep 2019.

Video of the third press conference of the 53rd Bitef

Gallery - The third press conference of the 53rd Bitef

13. Sep 2019.

Gallery - The third press conference of the 53rd Bitef