Slobodan Blagovčanin

Slobodan Blagovčanin

Slobodan is a Balkan Diskurs trained correspondent from Bijeljina. He is the project manager of the Youth Resource Center Tuzla and a youth coordinator for the PRONI Center’s CAT (Citizens Against Terrorism) campaign. Slobodan also previously served as a youth worker at the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights Republika Srpska.

Frenkie: The trend of young people leaving our country worries me
Adnan Hamidović, better known as Frenkie, is one of the rare artists on the Bosnian music scene who has continuously spoken out about pressing issues in BiH for almost two decades now. For nearly 20 years, Frenkie has served as a symbol of urban thinking. Through his artistic endeavors, he has influenced the development of …
Time Does Its Thing. Are You Doing Your Thing, Man?
“It was the winter of 1996. The month of March. It was cold, very cold.”
The Fisherman Who Almost Caught a Nobel Prize
The Arab Spring in Syria resulted in the influx of over 5 million refugees into Europe, tens of thousands of whose bones were swallowed by the Mediterranean Sea. While Syria burned and refugees ran in the pursuit of a safer life, Kostas Pinteris from the island of Lesbos offered them a helping hand.
Confession: The Look of Contempt
“His gaze was full of contempt, but his words tried to convince me that he could not live without me. He insisted it was the only way."