Milija Belic at Salon des Réalités Nouvelles (“Salon of New Realities”) in Paris. The Yugoslav Drama Theater greeted with ovations at the 13th International Theater Festival in Bogota. Serbian film director Misa Radivojevic awarded in South Africa.
Multimedia artist Milija Belic, who graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade, and earned a PhD the Sorbonne, has been invited to participate at the salon of abstract art entitled Salon of New Realities, which will be held for the 66th time from April 8-15 in Parc Floral de Paris. Salon of New Realities will bring together some 400 artists from the entire world involved in drawings, graphics, painting, sculpture, and photography, thus continuing the tradition of abstract movement founders Delaunay, Van Doesburg, Egeling, Lisicky, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Malevich, etc. Belic is the only Serbia artist at the Salon of New Realities, with his steely-dyed sculpture Gotica, made in 2011. The sculpture shows the spirit of geometrical abstraction, to which Belic has remained faithful and which made him famous both in Serbia and the world. Painter, sculptor and art theoretician, Belic has been living in France since 1983. He has exhibited at numerous one-man and group exhibitions.
The Yugoslav Drama Theater was greeted with ovations at the 13th International Theater Festival in Bogota in Colombia where they performed The Drama about Mirjana and Those around Her, written by Ivor Martinic and directed by Iva Milosevic. Five nights in a row, from March 23 to 27, the play was performed with a great success at the Teatro Nacional la Castelana. The audience closely watched everything happening on the stage and applauded to performers including Mirjana Karanovic, Jelena Petrovic, Branka Petric, Marko Bacovic, Andjelika Simic, Fedja Stojanovic, Cvijeta Mesic and Bojan Lazarov. This will be the fourth touring of our productions on one of the largest and most important festivals in South and Central America. The international Festival is one of the largest and most important festivals in Southern and Central America, which takes place between 23rd March and 8th April this year, under the motto "A Feast of a Thousand Faces", will also show plays from Japan, United Kingdom, Spain, Australia, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Romania, Holland etc. the Festival brought together 65 foreign and 49 Columbian companies and troupes. The program includes 115 performances.
The Award for Best Director went to Serbian director Milos Misa Radivojevic at the 5th edition of the Cape Winelands Film Festival in South Africa, which included screening of his film entitled " How I Was Stolen by the Germans.“ The competition involved 25 feature films, and Radivojevic won one of the three major awards of the event that is held in Cape Town and Stellenbosch. Instead by Radivojevic, the award, handed over at the closing ceremony at the Oude Libertas Center in Stellenbosch, was received by actor and producer Svetozar Cvetkovic. The Festival, founded with the aim to preserve an actorial view of the world, has brought together this year important names of the world cinematography and definitely turned to authors that do not flatter the audience, it was announced in the communiqué of the distribution company "MegaCom film".