Urban creatives

Who are the people making things happen in the musical and cultural scene of the Balkans and the rest of Europe? These guys! Meet the participants of the first round of the MOST Music programme’s Urban Policy pillar, where we seek to facilitate collaboration between local institutions, and people with great ideas. Let’s get creative!

Aleksandra Pavlović

Aleksandra Pavlović is a music editor at Student Cultural Center of Kragujevac that started as a simple concert event, but later the most prominent regional world music artists started to show up.

Anes Husanovic

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Anes applied to the Urban Policy pillar to create a campaign for a ‘friendly music strategy’ that stands on three legs: better music education, more live shows, and smarter production and promotion.

Dejan Mihajlović

Dejan Mihajlović is a teacher and music lover who started origanizing Border Rock festival 5 years ago, and in that time, brough over 80 foreign bands to his small town of Kladovo.

Izabella Kiskasza

Izabella is a youth worker, event organizer, social worker, and city maker. She works on Street Delivery in Baia Mare so that pedestrians can get their streets back. One of their ideas was the Street Music Festival.

Jelena Bozic

Jelena Božić is a young communication expert from Novi Sad, Serbia. A journalism postgrad, Jelena works at Kulturanova, manages the Muzikanova project, work at a youth radio, trains with the Deutsche Welle, and studies to be a youth worker.

Katarina Pejak

Katarina Pejak is a Berklee-educated singer-songwriter and pianist based in Belgrade. Sensitive to shifting currents, she created the Balkan Crossroads project to help tackle limitations Serbian artists are facing.

Ruth Koleva

Ruth Koleva is a Bulgarian-born New York City based singer-songwriter who’s curious more about “what lies in the shadows, rather than on the spotlights”.

Stefan Momikj

North Macedonia
Pirka AVH, a project by Stefan Momikj is a specific demonstration of music performances on uniquely selected locations.

Vasil Hajigrudev

Vasil Hajigrudev is a musician, composer and co-founder of Sofia’s “Da Bade Foundation” and the Novi Sad collective “Horz”.

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