FEMART 5th Edition
For the Fifth time, Artpolis organized FemArt festival - Women Artists Regional Festival that was held in Prishtina and Mitrovica North during 25-31 May, 2017 (7 days).
The moto of the festival for this year was FEARLESS thus encouraging resilience and solidarity with women and men whose rights are violated due to their ethnic, social, racial backgrounds and sexual preferences.
The program of the festival included, but was not limited to topics such as: Human rights, Sexual and Reproductive health rights, Transitional justice and peace, LGBTQI rights, Women empowerment, Violence against women, global and regional exchange successes stories, gender based violence, etc.
The festival featured original Artistic creations by women in Kosovo, region and world-wide. FemArt showcased 5 Theatre performances, 1 Dance Theatre, 15 Artistic films, 2 Documentary films, 1 Street Performance, 1 Meet the Poet, 1 Slam Poetry, 1 Stand-Up Comedy, 7 Music Concerts, 1 Yoga and Meditation session, 3 Exhibitions, 1 Art Installation 2 Presentations, 7 Panel Discussions, 1 Forum and 7 Workshops.
The program of the festival included topics such as: Human rights, Sexual and Reproductive health rights, Transitional justice and peace, LGBTQI rights, Women empowerment, Violence against women, global and regional exchange successes stories, gender based violence, etc.
All these powerful and inspiring events were conducted in 12 different areas and two cities of Kosova: ODA Theatre, EU Information and Cultural Center, DODONA Theatre, JCoders Academy, Monet Arts & Books Gallery, Ulpiana’s Bunker, Amphitheatre of Prishtina University, Germia Park, Mother Theresa Square, Termokiss, EU Information and Cultural Center – Mitrovica North, Learning Hall Center in Roma Quart – Mitrovica North and Prestige Caffe.
During the Seven days of the festival, there were over 100 artists and activists (women and men) from different countries were involved through their activities and projects, while volunteers from all communities living in Kosovo were part of the organization.
- Day 1 Thursday - 25.05.17
- Day 2 Friday - 26.05.17
- Day 3 Saturday - 27.05.17
- Day 4 Sunday - 28.05.17
- Day 5 Monday - 29.05.17
- Day 6 Tuesday - 30.05.17
- Day 7 Wednesday - 31.05.17