Pearl of Montenegro

Andrić started to his career as a poet and in 1914 he wrote “Young Croatian Lyrics”. After that, he published two books of lyrical prose; one of them is “Nemiri (Anxieties)” written in 1919 in the form of a diary to reflect Andric's experiences of the war and his imprisonment. His first novella was published…

When’s that Pesky Euro Coming to Town?

However, despite successfully joining the Union and being productive members, these countries have yet to meet their binding obligation to adopt the Euro as their national currency. In 2015, we saw the most recent addition to the Eurozone, with Lithuania joining its Baltic brethren. Lithuania’s southwest neighbor, Poland, has not yet made the jump despite…

Kyiv Modern Ballet

Kyiv Modern Ballet was created eleven years ago by the choreographer Radu Poklitaru. It was initially an experiment, one maecenas proposed to the young choreographer from Belarus to make a performance. Radu Poklitaru agreed and made “La Forza del Destino” with eight other dancers. After that, the same maecenas offered to open a theatre of…

A Critical View of German Literature

Milorad Pavić was a Serbian poet, writer, translator, and literary historian. He was born in Belgrade in 1929 and graduated from Bachelor of Arts at the University of Belgrade. He obtained a PhD in literary history at the University of Zagreb. He published many poems, short stories, and novels during his lifetime. He won lots…

The Reality of Illution

A group of young artists were living together and creating their masterpieces under one roof at the Parisian commune (now Mykhalivska). They were audacious, intelligent, sarcastic, and hungry. Yes, they were really hungry for money, materials, but mostly, for freedom. Prominent members of “Parcommuna” included Oleh Golosiy, Oleksandr Roitburd, Ilya Chichkan, Valeria Turbina, and Oleksandr…