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Balkans Arts Youth Mobility Network unveils "Happiness is a New Idea in Europe" at the International Theater Festival "Actor of Europe"
Resen, July 7, 2023 – The enchanting shores of Prespa Lake came alive on July 7, 2023, as the Balkans Arts Youth Mobility Network proudly presented the premiere of their much-anticipated theater play, "Happiness is a New Idea in Europe." This groundbreaking production, comprised of young artists from Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Macedonia, promises to be a testament to the collaborative spirit and creative prowess of the Balkans region.
Organized by Academia Balkanica Europeana and held under the distinguished patronage of UNESCO, this event is a highlight at the renowned International Theater Festival "Actor of Europe." The festival, known for celebrating diverse and innovative performances, provides the perfect stage for the debut of this cross-cultural masterpiece.
The play, "Happiness is a New Idea in Europe" by Jordan Plevnesh, explores the intricate tapestry of emotions, traditions, and aspirations that define the European experience, particularly within the context of the Balkans. With a fusion of vibrant storytelling, evocative performances, and the unique perspectives of artists from five different nations, the production is a mesmerizing journey through the shared history and dreams of the Balkan youth.
"The Balkans Arts Youth Mobility Network" represents a new wave of artistic collaboration, bringing together emerging talents from different backgrounds to foster unity and mutual understanding. Their work not only showcases the diversity of the region but also highlights the common threads that connect its people.
Academia Balkanica Europeana, dedicated to promoting cultural exchange and artistic endeavors, is proud to support this initiative, recognizing the power of the arts in bridging gaps and fostering a sense of shared identity. The patronage of UNESCO further underscores the significance of this collaborative effort in promoting cultural diversity and dialogue on a global scale.