Members of Prishtina’s 90’s metal scene are passing the torch. Organizing the second edition of the Metal United Festival this Saturday, they are giving the stage to Prishtina’s young metal musicians, who want to widen the genre’s reach.
The bridge that connects the two sides of the divided city of Mitrovica remains dysfunctional, and while relations between Serbs and Albanians have improved, fears over security persist, largely fueled by political incidents and the threat of organized crime.
Anna Di Lellio, an aid worker stationed in northern Albania helping refugees during the Kosovo War, shares the memories of her journey from Kukes to Prizren the day after NATO troops liberated the country.
Prishtina’s iconic Newborn monument was transformed into an urban interactive installation on Friday, dedicated to the struggles and perseverance of 99 Kosovo women, telling their own stories of success through portraits, quotes and augmented reality.
Women’s football has come a long way since the first season of the Kosovo Women’s League 10 years ago, but there are still challenges to overcome: a lack of financing, infrastructure and exposure, and tackling social prejudices for starters.