What is Sarajevo known for?

significant roles

Democracies (SEED) has played a large role in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina, including programs in economic development and reform, democratic reform (media (Mass media), elections), infrastructure development, and training programs for Bosnian professionals, among others. Additionally, there are many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that have likewise played significant roles in the reconstruction. http: r pa ei bgn 2868.htm#relations ref>

unique beautiful

July 24, 1950 in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) is a Bosnian singer-songwriter popular in the former Yugoslavia, known for her unique, beautiful voice. Her most famous hits are "Sve smo mogli mi", "Što te nema" and "Bistre vode Bosnom teku". In 1984, when the Winter Olympics (1984 Winter Olympics) were held in her native Sarajevo, she sang the official theme song of the Games. Around that time

historic performances

, Mehta worked in collaboration with Chinese film director Zhang Yimou on a production of the opera ''Turandot'' by Giacomo Puccini which they took to Florence, Italy, and then to Beijing, China, where it was staged, in its actual surroundings, in the Forbidden City with over 300 extras and 300 soldiers. for nine historic performances. The making of this production was chronicled in a documentary called ''The Turandot Project'' which Mehta narrated. Torvill & Dean ''Boléro

amazing articles

, 2005 (UTC) *'''Support'''. Reluctantly object. This is one of (if not the most) amazing articles I've yet read on Wikipedia, but there's some nasty POV issues in places - i.e. ''"Alexander was succeeded by his son, Nicholas II (1894–1917), a weak man with below-average intellect and hardly any constancy of character."'' ''Meanwhile, Nicholas and his empress were strongly influenced by a small clique of scoundrels, most notably Rasputin. Rasputin gradually won

international documentary

was drafted in Austro-Hungarian Army where he received the rank of non-commissioned officer. In 1915 he will be captured by the Serbian Army and witnessed the Serb retreat through Albania in 1915-16. '''''Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo''''' was an international documentary about the deaths of Admira Ismić (born 1968) and Boško Brkić (born 1968) (Cyrillic: Адмира Исмић and Бошко Бркић). The couple were natives of the former Yugoslavia, living in the city of Sarajevo. Like many

international culture

. It is the only remaining illustrated Sephardic (Sephardic Jews) Haggadah (Sarajevo Haggadah) in the world. The National Museum also hosts year-round exhibitions pertaining to local, regional and international culture and history, and exhibits over 5,000 artefacts from Bosnia's history. The Alija Izetbegović Museum was opened on 19 October

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playing early

Sabbath were doing at the time. Additionally, he convinced the rest of the band on incorporating the new sound into their set. Within two weeks of his arrival, Kodeksi were fired from all the places they were playing. Early years Ivandić was born in the central Bosnian town of Vareš. He moved to Sarajevo as a young boy. While in elementary school, Ivandić also attended violin classes on the side, but after final exam abruptly decided he didn't want to "bother

education film

http: CNN anchors_reporters cooper.anderson.html accessdate 2010-07-13 *Bronze Award from the National Education Film and Video Festival for a report on political Islam *"On February 18, 1975, in the belly of a PanAm jet..." - New York Press *Video of Limonov firing

games short

in the competition, but since the Bosnian War broke out towards the end of the season, Bosnian clubs never finished it. (Željezničar (FK Željezničar Sarajevo) of Sarajevo only managed to play 17 out of 33 scheduled fixtures, while Sloboda Tuzla (FK Sloboda Tuzla) and Velež Mostar (FK Velež Mostar) ended the season with a few games short of completing the season.) Still, since most of the games were played as planned, Crvena Zvezda (Red Star Belgrade) of Belgrade is credited

great rivalry

and fun. Since it was a financially poor club, they used to organize dance nights and all the profit made was later used to buy shoes and ball(s). Also another notable rivalry started to shape in recent years. Since the season 2008–09 (2008–09 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina), the time when Borac (FK Borac Banja Luka) started to be standard in the Premier League (Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina) once again, a great rivalry started to develop between the two teams. Starting


'''Sarajevo''' ( and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with an estimated population of 369,534. The Sarajevo metropolitan area, including Sarajevo, East Sarajevo and surrounding municipalities, is home to 608,354 http: obavjestenja Preliminarni_rezultati_bos.pdf inhabitants. Moreover, it is also the capital https: legislation constitution_fbih.pdf of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina entity, the capital of the Republic of Srpska http: ustavi rs ustav_hrvatski.pdf entity, and the center of the Sarajevo Canton. Nestled within the greater Sarajevo valley of Bosnia (Bosnia (region)), it is surrounded by the Dinaric Alps and situated along the Miljacka River (Miljacka) in the heart of Southeastern Europe and the Balkans.

Sarajevo is the leading political, social and cultural center of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a prominent center of culture in the Balkans, with its region-wide influence in entertainment, media, fashion, and the arts.

Until recently, the city is famous for its traditional cultural and religious diversity, with adherents of Orthodoxy (Eastern Orthodox Church), Islam (Islam in Bosnia and Herzegovina), Judaism (History of the Jews in Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Catholicism (Catholic Church) coexisting there for centuries. Malcolm, Noel. ''Bosnia: A Short History'' ISBN 0-8147-5561-5. Due to its long and rich history of religious and cultural variety, Sarajevo is sometimes called the "Jerusalem of Europe" or "Jerusalem of the Balkans". It was, until late in the 20th century

Although settlement in the area stretches back to prehistoric times, the modern city arose as an Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) stronghold in the 15th century. Valerijan, Žujo; Imamović, Mustafa; Ćurovac, Muhamed. ''Sarajevo''. Sarajevo has attracted international attention several times throughout its history. In 1885, Sarajevo was the first city in Europe and the second city in the world to have a full-time electric tram network running through the city, following San Francisco.

Sarajevo has been undergoing post-war reconstruction (Constructions and reconstructions in Sarajevo after war), and is the fastest growing city (Economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kelley, Steve. "Rising Sarajevo finds hope again", ''The Seattle Times''. Retrieved on 19 August 2006. The travel guide series, ''Lonely Planet'', has named Sarajevo as the 43rd best city in the world, Lonely Planet (March 2006). ''The Cities Book: A Journey Through The Best Cities In The World'', Lonely Planet Publications, ISBN 1-74104-731-5. and in December 2009 listed Sarajevo as one of the top ten cities to visit in 2010.

Sarajevo is also a metropolis http: sites files pp Prostorni_plan PROSTORNI%20PLAN%20%20za%20štampu.pdf due to being the most important and influential city in the whole country.

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