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The Story of an Artist who replaced His native Paris with Sarajevo

May 7, 2018 11:00 AM
The Story of an Artist who replaced His native Paris with Sarajevo

  Son of a famous sculptor Mirza Moric from BiH, Hector Moric, has a very strong connection with our country and culture although he was born and raised in Paris, and he considers himself as Bosniak. He came to Sarajevo four years ago with the wish to live in his father’s […]

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Mustafa Santic: Sevdalinka should be studied in Schools and treated as a National Good

October 9, 2017 12:15 PM
Mustafa Santic: Sevdalinka should be studied in Schools and treated as a National Good

Sevdah (Sevdalinka) is part of this country, an inseparable part of its being and tradition, and there are only a few people who are better to talk about Sevdah than Mustafa Santic. Santic is a first-class Sevdah lover, a music professor, a clarinet master, a harmonica virtuoso, and an excellent […]

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The lyrics in Sevdah pieces often deal with unrequited love- Amira Medunjanin

January 19, 2015 1:30 PM
The lyrics in Sevdah pieces often deal with unrequited love- Amira Medunjanin

Amira Medunjanin is a Bosnian Sevdah singer from Sarajevo. She is often referred as an ambassador of Sevdah music. Sevdah is a folk music genre from Bonia . Carry forward because of their extremely expressive type Sevdah , she has already been referred as the “Billie Holliday of the Balkans” by music journalist Garth Cartwright. […]

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SevdahLab: Damir Imamović Continues to Promote Sevdah Music in B&H and Around the World

January 8, 2015 8:00 PM
SevdahLab: Damir Imamović Continues to Promote Sevdah Music in B&H and Around the World

 The preparations for the SevdahLab workshop entitled “Sevdah melodies” are ongoing. The workshop will be held in Sarajevo, on January 16, 17 and 18 2015. at the Public ROOM in Sarajevo. SevdahLab by Damir Imamović has for the last few years been gathering fans of sevdah from all around the […]

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British Magazine Commends the Great Amira Medunjanin

January 4, 2015 5:00 PM
British Magazine Commends the Great Amira Medunjanin

 The music magazine Uncut, in its edition for February 2015 commends on Amira Medunjanin’s album Silk & Stone. Nigel Williamson writes that this album (3rd Amira’s album) was decisive for her carrier. This critic says that her voice bridges the space between the famous Oum Kalthoum and Billie Holiday. He […]

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Interested in Sevdah and Traditional Music? It’s Amira Medunjanin and Boško Jović Who Have all the Answers

December 31, 2014 2:45 PM
Interested in Sevdah and Traditional Music? It’s Amira Medunjanin and Boško Jović Who Have all the Answers

“Maybe traditional music is not the most successful way to spread messages which would influence the society in total, but, if these tales and songs remained popular among the people for so many decades and centuries, then why shouldn’t we think about the messages they send to us? This strength, […]

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