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Places to relax in Sarajevo: Avlija

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Places to relax in Sarajevo: Avlija

Our "Places to relax" series is back, and this time we are presenting one of the best places to grab a bite and chill in Sarajevo - restaurant Avlija.

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Why you should care about November 25

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Why you should care about November 25

It was a murky night, with a couple of hours left until the sun comes up. A few hundred people in a slightly cold hall were deliberating for almost nine straight hours. You couldn’t tell it was that long. There were no visible signs of dissatisfaction because this wasn’t your ordinary meeting. On the contrary, cheers thundered through the entire hall. The delegates rose to their feet, while the Slavic hymn “Hej, Slaveni” (“Hey, Slavs”) echoed the auditorium. Afterward, comrade Vojislav Kecmanović announced that the assembly was over. Those were the final moments of the first ever ZAVNOBIH (State Anti-Fascist...

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The art of sevdalinka

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The art of sevdalinka

Sevdalinka has reached the pinnacle of its artistic expression through various authors and interpreters that are an important part of BH cultural identity. But what makes sevdalinka so loved, even far beyond its geographical origins?

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