Drawing inspiration from the Musicians Hall of Fame, Will Richard, an American, started the creation of the EX-Yugo Rock Center (EYRC) in Sarajevo. The aim of EYRC is to honor and celebrate Yugoslav Rock and Roll as well as the contemporary music scene in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region.
Amila Ramović, assistant professor at the Department of Music Theory and Pedagogy at the Music Academy of the University of Sarajevo, talks to Balkan Diskurs about critical thinking through art. In addition to her academic title, she is the President of the Musicological Society of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a member of the International Musicological Society based in Basel. The profession gives her the opportunity to meet many future artists.
Amidst the few civic initiatives that have succeeded in transforming themselves into popular centers that thrive and expand upon the demand of citizens from different ethnic groups is the Mitrovica Rock School.