Cultural centre "Nikola Djurkovic" Kotor is the cultural center of the municipality of Kotor, on the Adriatic coast in Montenegro.
There are four separate organisational units within the Cultural Centre: a Theater, the City Gallery, Boka Cinema, and the City library and reading room. The strategic goal of the organisation is the development and promotion of culture in the municipality of Kotor, the organisation and enhancement of international cooperation as well as numerous events throughout the year.
Its activities are of public interest and include:
• organising and promoting cultural and artistic creativity and cultural life in the Municipality (priority),
• arranging cultural and artistic performances, theater performances, literary evenings, art exhibitions, traditional, ethno-cultural and other cultural events of significance to the Municipality,
• organising screenings,
• performing library activities,
• promotion of amateur cultural and artistic creativity and creativity of persons with disabilities and
• in general by enhancing creativity through presentation, promotion of works of art and other spiritual creations.
Its most recognizable manifestations are Boka Night, Traditional Kotor Winter Carnival, Festival of Light, December rocks, Kotor Children's Theater Festival and many more.
The Cultural Centre organises numerous events in partnership with the following institutions and organisations: Kotor Art, Kotor Children's Theater Festival, Don Branko's Music Days, Sea Rock Festival, Poetry Festival (Novi Sad, Serbia), Novi Sad Cultural Center, GOETHE Institute Belgrade, Dubrovnik libraries, FIAT, Kotor Tourism Organisation…
Why joining the ENCC community?
"With the development of tourism in the municipality of Kotor, the Cultural Centre opens to the international scene. Our institution has participated in the organisation and co-organisation of numerous international festivals and events. This included organising art exhibitions, documentary movie screenings, production and co-production of theatre plays, classical and modern music concerts and the like. We are constantly working on making our connections spectrum larger which will give us the opportunity to do more in regards to projects and collaborations."