Promotion of Bekim Fehmiu book “Brilliant and Terrifying” – part two

Press release

Promotion of Bekim Fehmiu book "Brilliant and Terrifying" – part two

March 25, 2016 in Prishtina, at National Theatre of Kosovo

March 26, 2016 in Prizren, at Dokukino

The second edition of the Festival "Mirëdita, dobar dan!" brings the book of Bekim Fehmi "Brilliant and Terrifying" – part two translated for the first time in Albanian language. After the presentation of the Bekim Fehmiu Film Week in Kosovo, this festival continues to bring and present for Kosovo public art work and legacy of the great actor Bekim Fehmiu. Bekim Fehmiu, Albanian, Kosovo, Belgrade, Yugoslav and world actor – a symbol of joint past, together with all of its challenges, achievements and misunderstandings, served as inspiration for establishment and realization of this event. 

The book "Brilliant and Terrifying" – part two is a personal and original story, presented through a wonderful journey of life and career of the great actor Bekim Fehmiu. The book presents fragments of Bekim Fehmiu’s life, as a student in Belgrade, the first roles as actor in film, theatre and artistic productions, to the glory times of his acting career in foreign productions in the Balkans, Europe and beyond. The book "Brilliant and Terrifying" – part two is translated and brought for Albanian readers, by the professor Anton Berishaj. 

Promotion of the book "Brilliant and Terrifying" – part two will have promotional ceremonies in Prishtina and in Prizren. In Prishtina promotion ceremony will be held on March 25th 2016, in National Theatre of Kosovo, at 12:00h. While in Prizren, the promotion ceremony will be organized on March 26th 2016, in Cinema Dokukino, at 11:00h. Participation is open for all interested people and for the guests of the promotion ceremonies the organizers will distribute the first copies of the book in Albanian language for free.

Festival "Mirëdita, dobar dan!" is a unique initiative that contributes to initiates dialogue and cultural exchange between Kosovo and Serbia, with the aim of improvement of social, political and cultural relationships between societies. We wish these encounters to become a tradition and continually contribute to establishment of permanent peace and normalization of relationships between Serbia and Kosovo.

This publication is part of cooperation between project "Mirëdita, dobar dan!", publishing house Samizdat B92 and B92 Fund. Project "Mirëdita, dobar dan!" is implemented by Integra in partnership with KFOS, Civic Initiatives, Policy Centre and forumZFD, and supported by the Norway Embassy Prishtina, US Embassy Prishtina, Swiss Embassy Prishtina, Ministry of Culture in Kosovo and Municipality of Prishtina. This event is organized in collaboration with National Theatre of Kosovo, EC Ma Ndryshe, Dokufest and Association of Theatre Artists of Kosovo.