12-15 April 2023, Budapest

Marija Vitas

Music Information Centre of Serbia

Board member / Communication manager / Editor of portal


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Ethnomusicologist, music critic, journalist, researcher, editor, and festival co-organizer. Graduated from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. An editor-in-chief of Etnoumlje magazine, and a board member of the World Music Association of Serbia, Ring Ring Association, and Music Information Centre of Serbia. Collaborated with Radio BBC 3 and Radio CBC. Her texts have been published in local and foreign media. A member of the Transglobal World Music Chart and a founder of the Balkan World Music Chart. Manages field research projects. Writes liner notes and prepares promotional texts and EPKs. Currently involved in the Sounds of Europe project. A team member of the Todo Mundo, Pocket Globe and Ring Ring festivals. Cooperates with the Gergina Association in projects related to the Vlach minority. A jury member at festivals and competitions in Serbia and abroad. The author of the book The Musical Heritage of Vranje. Muzika Klasika magazine chose her as the Best Music Critic in Serbia in 2019.

Field of work
  • Promoter
  • Media/Press
  • Institution