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ABOUT PITF

The International Theater Festival “Prishtina International Theater Festival” was established in the premises of AAB Theater “Faruk Begolli” in June 2017. This theater operates within the AAB College in Pristina.

The first edition of this festival was held with the motto: “Don’t ask what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country…” We are aiming to make this festival a traditional and original event.

#PITF2020

Dear friends of Prishtina International Theater Festival (PITF),

After the success of the first three editions of PITF, we, the team of the only International Theater Festival in our country, are full of enthusiasm that the 4th edition of #PITF2020, will be even more special.
However, the Sars-COV2 virus is unfortunately still a present threat worldwide. The consequences of almost a year of its presence are being felt everywhere; in health, economy, education, sports, and also in culture.
As such, despite our best efforts and preparations to hold the fourth edition of PITF during the summer season, when we would have had more time to display the character of cultural diplomacy of our festival, we could not do so.
Regretfully, we were unable to bring many beautiful and unique performances from all over the world that have applied to partake; such as the play from the United States, Argentina, Spain, Germany, Italy, and Greece, among many others!
Looking towards the better days to come, we promise you that we will transform the upcoming editions into an identifiable brand that not only our institution, but the entire country can be proud of!
Special thanks go to the theatre ensembles from Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, and Kosovo for their willingness to participate in this symbolic edition of #PITF2020.
Under strict security measures that ensure the health of the participants, the fourth edition of PITF will be held from December 19-23, 2020 in both “Faruk Begolli” theatres of AAB College.
We welcome you all!
The show goes on.

Program & Awards

The Festival Program consists of various program units, interconnected and united under the apex of the theater.
The structure of the festival program consists of an official and follow-up program.
In the official program, performances from state and independent theaters can equally compete.
The follow-up program foresees performances, workshops, other cultural programs that are done in the Republic of Kosovo and abroad.
The awards of Prishtina International Theater Festival, are:
  • Best Actor/Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor/Actress
  • Best Director
  • Best Play