MUSIC & ARTS
The Polunin Foundation
The Polunin Foundation has 3 key aims:
The first is dedicated to finding young talented individuals, providing them with access to
professional dance education and encouraging and developing their creativity.
The second is to support and promote the welfare of ballet dancers including by providing and/
or promoting access to advice and support to students and dancers on all aspects of their lives
as ballet dancers including on different opportunities in dance and possibilities during and after
their artistic careers.
The third aim is to encourage the development of ballet as an art and create the choreography
of the future. The Foundation's goal is to promote ballet and dancing to a wider audience by
honoring traditional ballet whilst combining it with the most cutting-edge approaches.
A longer-term objective is to develop or support the development of unique ballet schools and
studios to teach dance with an accent into choreography to encourage and train future
choreographers and dancers.
Nisville Jazz Festival
The International Nisville Jazz Festival, established in 1995, is the most visited jazz festival in Southeast Europe. From the very beginning, the Nisville Jazz Festival has consistently defended European multicultural values. The festival has been praised in many pubications, including The Guardian, The New Europe Magazine, and many more. The Guardian listed Nisville among the Top 10 Jazz Festivals in Europe!
Studying Music in Russia
Russia is the motherland of some of the most famous musicians, such as Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, and many others. Having the ability to study music for a semester or a full year in Russia is a great opportunity for young Serbian talents.
Music Art Project
Music Art Project (MAP) was founded in 2010 with the goal to stimulate cooperation within the arts community and contribute to the development of a social community in Serbia through quality and innovative educational music programs. The goal of the organization is to make musical education available to every child.
The Exit foundation was founded in 2013, as a part of the EXIT festival team. The foundation has defined a program, that is focused on the connection and development of young people, improvement of creative industries, branding destinations, as well as humanitarian work.
Ćuprija Music School
This music school is a unique institution in Serbia, and besides it, there are only two such schools in the world: the "Central Music School" in Moscow and the "Yehudi Mehunin" School in London. What makes the "School for Musical Talents" unique is the ten-year music and general education, during which the students stay and live on the campus.