June 28, 2018 - Andrej Nikolaidis was born in 1974 in Sarajevo to a mixed Montenegrin-Greek family. Until the age of six, he lived in the city of Ulcinj, where he returned in 1992 after the war in Bosnia erupted. Since 1994, he has written for regional independent and liberal media, as well as for cultural magazines. He is considered by many to be one of the most influential intellectuals of the younger generation in the region, known for his anti-war activism and for his promotion of the rights of minorities.
June 23, 2018 - Tivat's painter Vladimir Jovićević builds his professional career in Florence, where he paints and teaches at the prestigious Florence Academy of Art. This very productive painter show his talent early, when he started to study drawing and painting in the Drawing and Painting School, under the auspices of the Tivat Culture Center. Today, his paintings can be found in private collections all over the world.
June 23, 20181 - Balša Brković is a Montenegrin writer, essayist and theatre critic. He is also the editor of the cultural section of daily newspaper Vijesti.
The Tourism Organization of Kotor Executive Director, Ana Nives Radović, is the very first Montenegrin Fin Tech author, financial analyst and author of the "Dividing by Zero" scientific project. She is also an amateur painter, exhibiting all around the world, giving all the money from selling her art works for humanitarian purposes. How she finds time for painting, we don't know, since she managed to succeed in a lot of various professional fields.
Mrs. Wright, the former Olga Ivanovna Lazović, was born in Cetinje. She was the granddaughter of Marko Miljanov, a duke, and general, the man behind the "čojstvo i junaštvo," national motto of Montenegrins.
The true friend of Montenegrin kids, a poet, and TV journalist that taught us about all the "little big" heroes of Montenegro. In 2013, eleven years after his death, a street in Podgorica was named after him.
Those born in the stunning Boka Bay fell in love at first sight, and this deep feeling guides them through their lifetimes. “I've loved the sea most of all in my life”- says the grey-haired man in a hat in front of me rolling a cigarette. “Returning home after studying at the Belgrade Music Academy, I immediately ran directly to the shore, jumped in our boat and went to the sea.” Zoran Proročić is a famous Montenegrin composer whose creations sing of the beautiful Kotor bay life, its charming people and old Mediterranean traditions. He is the father of a big family and the owner of an authentic Kotor restaurant “Konoba Scala Santa”.
The architect Slobodan Bobo Mitrovic is one of the most competent experts in the spatial planning and protection of Montenegro's architectural heritage.
When my friend (another curly-haired girl like me) brought me to this hair salon, the first thing that impressed me was not the classy posters of modern haircuts, but the sounds of music. Meštri o’ Kose (“Masters of Hair” in the local Boka dialect) is a small hairdressing salon located behind the Musical school walls in the Kotor old town. Run by Živko and Nina Jevtović, together with their colleagues Katarina and Ivana, they are real professionals who managed to bring my unruly fuzzy curls into a beautiful haircut for the first time in my seven years in Montenegro. This aroused my interest, and I wanted to know more.
Živko Jevtović, a Schwarzkop professional mentor and an external associate of Kotor Hairdressing school