Category Archives: Culture

MESS 2017 Celebrates Diversity, Acceptance

MESS, a Sarajevo-based international theater festival, opened Friday at the main theater in central Bosnia city of Zenica with a play of a Belgian troupe. This year, the festival that started as an event showcasing small and experimental production is marking its 57th anniversary. Continue reading MESS 2017 Celebrates Diversity, Acceptance

More and More Bosnians Are Scared of Their Bosnian Home, Musician Says

A music channel interviewed Bosnian singer of traditional Sevdah songs, Damir Imamović, and posted a video of his recent rendition of a popular Sevdah song.  Continue reading More and More Bosnians Are Scared of Their Bosnian Home, Musician Says

European Day of Languages Marked in Mostar

European Day of Languages was observed in Mostar on Tuesday, in front of the Mostar Gimnazija high school. A number of language-related activities were organized for young people, including short lessons in nine different languages, while embassies of the participating countries had their presentation stands lined up at the school square.

European Day of Languages​​ is marked annually  in 45 countries since 2011. Continue reading European Day of Languages Marked in Mostar

Spanish Artist’s Works Exhibited at National Gallery

An exhibition of works by a Spanish artist opened at the National Gallery in Sarajevo. The “Sarajevo, an Amphitheater of Memories” by painter and sculptor Eduardo Córdoba Oronoz opened in the presence of guests and local government officials. Continue reading Spanish Artist’s Works Exhibited at National Gallery

Sarajevo’s Mixer House Opens

A multipurpose culture and entertainment venue, Mixer House Sarajevo, opened on Friday. Mixer House, also called “the house of the culture of (former Yugoslavia) region”, is modeled on a popular Belgrade venue with the same name. Continue reading Sarajevo’s Mixer House Opens

Diversity Is the Theme of MESS 2017

The 2017 edition of international theater festival MESS will open September 30 with a play performed by a Belgian troupe, the festival organizers told a press conference in Sarajevo. “The Blind Poet”, written and directed by Jan Lauwers, will be performed by Needcompany troupe at the National Theater in Sarajevo and the Bosnian National Theater in Zenica. Continue reading Diversity Is the Theme of MESS 2017