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History Class: Tradition in 17th Century in Sarajevo

June 5, 2019 1:00 PM
History Class: Tradition in 17th Century in Sarajevo

Evliya Celebi, a Turkish travel writer, visited Sarajevo in 1660. This, as he wrote, the beautiful stone city had 17,000 houses and 300 Sebilj which were built out of love for the martyrs of Karbala. The climate in this town is very pleasant, writes Celebi, and the people are blushed. […]

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How did Venetian Mirrors and Viennese Gowns come to Stolac?

June 4, 2019 9:00 AM
How did Venetian Mirrors and Viennese Gowns come to Stolac?

How did Venetian mirrors, and Viennese bow ties and gowns come to Stolac? What is the connection between Jajce and Naples and how did Jajce get an Italian name? Why does Travnik have two watch towers and when were they built? What do Madrid, Berlin, Brussels and Višegrad have in […]

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The Coats of Arms of BiH through History: Lilies, Swords, Chimneys and Stars (gallery)

May 21, 2019 11:15 AM
The Coats of Arms of BiH through History: Lilies, Swords, Chimneys and Stars (gallery)

[wzslider autoplay=”true”]On May 20th, 21 years ago, Bosnia and Herzegovina was given a new coat of arms, based on the flag which was imposed by the High Representative of the time Carlos Westendorp. In the 20th century, Bosnia and Herzegovina has changed its coats of arms four times. The coats of arms […]

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Bihac was built on an Artificial Island in 13th Century

May 19, 2019 1:15 PM
Bihac was built on an Artificial Island in 13th Century

Besides Sarajevo and Jajce, no other Bosnian town is as historically interesting as Bihac. In the town center are numerous cultural and historical monuments that are bear witnesses to its rich history, interwoven with different cultures, customs, and religions. There is not enough data on how Bihac looked in the […]

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Xinhua Commentary: The power of dialogue

May 15, 2019 6:30 PM
Xinhua Commentary: The power of dialogue

BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) — More than 1,300 years ago, Chinese Buddhist monk Xuanzang traveled thousands of miles to the revered Indian monastery of Nalanda, where he studied Buddhism for five years under the guidance of Abbot Silabhadra. The two legendary Buddhist masters’ interactions were much more than personal exchanges. […]

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Do You know the Story about Tito’s Cave?

May 4, 2019 10:00 AM
Do You know the Story about Tito’s Cave?

A cave in the western town of Drvar that served as a base to Yugoslav resistance leader Josip Broz Tito when in 1944 the occupying Germans attempted to kill him has been closed for tourists for lack of funds to fix a rock slide that makes access unsafe. The cave […]

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Ring made of Bronze 3000 Years Old found in Vitez

March 12, 2019 1:00 PM
Ring made of Bronze 3000 Years Old found in Vitez

This winter in Mošunj, Vitez, children were playing and found a ring in the area known as Grovnica. Some time ago, a team of archaeologists went to a place but they did not find any important archeological finding. This ring was found about two or three hundred meters lower. By […]

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Sarajevo Museum celebrates 70th Anniversary with Exhibition in Sweden

March 10, 2019 12:00 PM
Sarajevo Museum celebrates 70th Anniversary with Exhibition in Sweden

As part of the 70th anniversary of successful cultural and museum work, Sarajevo Museum will be presented to the international public as well, and on this occasion, the exhibition “Sarajevo Through History” was opened in Varnamo, Sweden. It was stated that Swedish cultural community will be introduced to the Museum […]

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Old Postcards: City of Bijeljina Hundred or more Years ago

March 3, 2019 8:00 PM
Old Postcards: City of Bijeljina Hundred or more Years ago

Bijeljina is the largest city in north-eastern part of B&H. According to the last census of population from 1991, this city and the surrounding villages had about 100,000 residents. Today that number is slightly smaller since large number of pre-war population in this area got killed during the war. This […]

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Tourists are returning to “Bosnian Venice”

March 2, 2019 3:00 PM
Tourists are returning to “Bosnian Venice”

Due to the rich history, the town of Jajce have always attracted great number of tourists from all around the world, and according to the Director of Agency for cultural, historical and natural heritage and development of tourist potential of town Jajce, Huso Hadzic, there were 100,000 tourists this year. […]

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