OneBeat Balkans

OneBeat Balkans 2019 Application

The Application is now closed.

If you have a question or issue with your submitted application, feel free to email for assistance.

DEADLINE Applications are due by 11:00pm (Central European Time) Nov 5, 2018.

NOTIFICATION Applicants will be notified of the review panel decision by December 5, 2018.

PROGRAM OneBeat Balkans 2019 will take place from February 1–24, 2019.

CONTACT If you have questions please contact


An initiative of the U.S. Department of State, OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship, where innovative musicians from around the world launch collaborative projects designed to make a positive impact on local and global communities.

OneBeat Balkans will bring together 15 socially engaged musicians from Albania, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, and the United States to collaboratively create music and multi-disciplinary works, lead public workshops, and use the arts to establish trust and encourage economic development in a divided region. This 24-day program will include a 14-day residency based at the in the Rugova Mountains in Kosovo, followed by a 10-day tour through Pristina (Kosovo), Skopje (Macedonia), Tirana (Albania), Belgrade (Serbia), Novi Sad (Serbia), and Zagreb (Croatia).

For more information about OneBeat’s mission, click here.

Eligible Countries

Albania, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, United States