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24 Jan 13

Berlin Festival Showcases Heroic Bosnian War Story

After its world premiere at the Sundance Festival, Krugovi, a new movie based on a true story about a Bosnian Serb who saved a Muslim in the Bosnian war, will have its European premiere at the Berlinale. 

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21 Jan 13

Bosnian Serbs Welcome Monica Bellucci

The Italian film star brought some glamour to Banja Luka when she dropped in with director Emir Kusturica on the way to Serbia.

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17 Jan 13

Oscar Winner Tanovic to Premiere in Berlin

Bosnian director Denis Tanovic will compete for a prize at the Berlin International Film Festival with his new movie ‘An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker’.

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14 Dec 12

Bosnia's gallery Charlama Reopens

After the Ministry of Economy of the Sarajevo Canton has promised to financially suport it, the gallery CEka Charlama has opened to public and artists again.

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05 Dec 12

Gallery Closure Shakes Sarajevo Art World

The Ceka Charlama gallery was padlocked shut on Tuesday, following a decision of the Skenderija Center management, where it is located, to terminate their contract.

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29 Nov 12

First Culture Watch Award Goes to Vranje

The first ever Culture Watch Award for analytical and investigative reporting on cultural issues in the Balkans went to Valentina Milenkovic from Vranje.

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28 Nov 12

Final BICCED Culture Conference in Belgrade

The closing event of the three-year project “Balkan Initiative for Cultural Cooperation, Exchange and Development”, BICCED, started on Thursday in Belgrade's Youth Centre.

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16 Nov 12

Culture Watch Award Shortlist Made

Four journalists from the region have made it to the Culture Watch Award shortlist.

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15 Nov 12

Balkan Museum Network Launched in Skopje

A new network linking regional museums has been launched in Skopje, where a joint project for restoring cultural heritage worth 2.8 million euro was presented.

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05 Oct 12

Bosnia's National Museum Shuts Down

After 124 years of existence, the Bosnian National Museum was shut down due to financial problems and wooden planks were nailed over its main entrance.

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27 Sep 12

Homeless Bosnian Art Collection's Head Quits

Enver Hadziomerspahic, director of Ars Aevi, Bosnia's contemporary art collection, said he was resigning in protest over the failure to construct a permanent home for the artworks.

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17 Sep 12

Balkan Countries in Bid for Oscar

Among this year's candidates for the Best Foreign Language Film Award is a rich selection of movies from the Balkans dealing with topics from corruption to religion and football.

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11 Sep 12

Bosnians Welcome Home Paralympic Volleyball Victors

The Paralympics volleyball team was warmly welcomed back to Sarajevo on Monday after taking a gold at the games in London.

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27 Aug 12

BIRN to Fund Summer School Participants’ Investigations

Journalists who attended BIRN's summer school 2012 have obtained funds to conduct cross-border investigations.

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27 Aug 12

Sarajevan Hearts Beat For Child Cancer Victims

A metal tree hung with thousands of heart-shaped red padlocks will remain a symbol of humanitarian giving in Sarajevo, after many people bought the padlocks, thereby donating money to helping children with cancer.

Politics and Society

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22 Jan 18

Bosnia Confirms CoE Probing Serb MP for Corruption

Bosnia's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that Milica Markovic, an MP in the state parliament, is being investigated by the Council of Europe over suspicions of corruption in connection with her reports from Armenia and Azerbaijan.

22 Jan 18

Dodik Should Beware his Toxic Friend

19 Jan 18

Russia Slaps New Ban on Bosnian Apples

19 Jan 18

Djukic Trial for Tuzla Massacre Delayed Again

Culture Policy Focus

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05 May 17

Bosnian Savours Success on Europe's Catwalks

Some of the clothing displayed at top fashion shows in Milan, London and Stockholm and worn by the likes of Madonna comes from Halida Susa’s humble home in a remote suburb of Sarajevo.

28 Dec 16

Ringing in 2017, Balkan-style

25 Aug 15

Bosnia Croats Keep Old Tattoo Tradition Alive

27 Jul 15

Seeds of Street Art Sprout in Banja Luka

Business

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23 Jan 18

Chinese Bid to Build Croatia’s Peljesac Bridge Challenged

Austrian construction company Strabag AG filed a complaint against a bid made by the Chinese Road and Bridge Corporation to construct Croatia’s strategically important Peljesac Bridge.

19 Jan 18

Russia Slaps New Ban on Bosnian Apples