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  • The 21st anniversary of death of US diplomats and a French soldier on Mt Igman

    SARAJEVO, August 18 (FENA) – It has been 21 years since the tragedy on Mount Igman when the US diplomats Joseph Kruzel, Robert Frasure, Samuel Nelson Drew and a French soldier Stephan Reault lost their lives, and the Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina tomorrow will mark this anniversary. On that 19 August 1995, diplomats from the office of Richard Holbrooke, the special envoy of then US President Bill […]

  • Paragliding championship “Sarajevo Open Air 2016” on Mt Bjelašnica

    SARAJEVO, August 18 (FENA) – The Olympic mountain Bjelašnica will from 19 to 21 August will be a host the International Paragliding Championship “Sarajevo Open Air 2016” with a large number of participants from BiH and countries in the region. The organizer of the competition is “Extreme Sports Club” from Sarajevo, which has implemented a number of successful competitions earlier, including the World Cup in precise paraglider landing on the […]

  • SFF marks Human Rights Day with screening of the film “Among the Believers”

    SARAJEVO, August 16 (FENA) – The Sarajevo Film Festival shall today in a special program marked Human Rights Day, and this event was hosted for the eighth year in a row in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Meeting Point Cinema hosted the screening of a documentary film “Among the Believers” directed by Mohammed Ali Naqvi and Hemal Trivedi, […]

  • The 20th anniversary of post-war opening of Sarajevo International Airport

    SARAJEVO, August 16 (FENA) – The Sarajevo International Airport today marked the 20th anniversary of the opening of civilian air traffic at the airport after the war with the official promotion of the documentary film “Reborn”. The film “Reborn” by Edita Sulejmanović, shows in a retrospective the past 20 years of operation of the Sarajevo Airport, and puts the emphasis on its rebirth and ambitious development toward being a reputable […]

  • CONCERT IN CITY HALL OPENS “BAŠČARŠIJA NIGHTS” FESTIVAL (Photo)

    SARAJEVO, July 2 (FENA) – The ceremonial concert of the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra entitled “Greetings from Austria” at the Sarajevo City Hall opened the festival “Baščaršija Nights” last night which will last until July 31. The Austrian Embassy in BiH supported the concert of the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra with which the soloist Brigitta Simon and conductor Uwe Theimer performed. The program also contained works of composers Franz von Suppe, Johann […]

  • US MILITARY BAND PERFORMS SEVDALINKAS AT ŽUTA TABIJA

    SARAJEVO, July 1 (FENA) – The United States military band “The Wings of Dixie” held a performance last night at Žuta tabija in Sarajevo within the second Sarajevo Ramadan Festival. “The Wings of Dixie” performed several BiH sevdalinkas and organizers of the Festival think that this is a confirmation of centuries old diversity. With their music, “The Wings of Dixie” celebrates the American tradition of dixieland jazz and their performance brought to […]

  • ALADŽA MOSQUE IN FOČA SOON TO JOIN INVALUABLE BIH CULTURAL HERITAGE

    SARAJEVO, October 17 (FENA) – A master piece of Ottoman architecture, the Aladža mosque in Foča, which was built by a close associate of Mimar Sinan, Hasan Nezir, in 1549, will soon join the chain of memorial and cultural heritage pearls of Bosnia and Herzegovina.This mosque was completely destroyed in August 1992 and construction works for its rebuilding officially began in Foča yesterday. This religious site is located in the […]