Teatri ODA / HAPU Festival

(UN)COMMON SPACES 2020-2024 Partner, member of IN SITU since 2011

ODA Teatri is an independent cultural organization committed to professional development of the Arts and Culture, undertaking initiatives, programs and projects in the field of producing and co-producing contemporary art work in theatre, music and arts in public space in Kosovo, region, Europe and wider.

Since its creation in 2003, in its own venue in central Prishtina and in other places in and out of Kosovo ODA has carried more than 70 unique arts and culture projects and programs so far. 

ODA is a partner member of IN SITU, the European Platform for Artistic Creation in Public Space and in the frame of its European partnership in this platform also organizes HAPU Festival in Prishtina dedicated for art in public space, with European and local artists working in public space and promotes the work of Kosovan artists inside and outside of Kosovo. 

ODA developed also a number of co-productions with various European and US partners. Long lasting strategic partner is Blessed Unrest with whom ODA has carried out numerous co productions created with fully collaborative processes in specific and unique bilingual theatre productions. 

ODA is involved largely also in "Arts in Education" field with numerous initiatives and activities, as well as In the field of development of cultural policies in local and national level. 

ODA is driven by principles of: open mind; no fear; overcome obstacles; no prejudice; embrace; learn; enjoy; give and receive; facilitate; simplify; encourage; forgive; share; exchange and mutual understanding.

Director: Florent Mehmeti