Bosnian-Herzegovinian Identity and a Unique Story Woven into Kilims
In the past, woven kilims and other handicraft carpets were a reflection of a family’s reputation. The more skilled young women were in handcrafts, the wealthier the household. Today, however, things are different.
Fifth Srebrenica Youth School: Local Narratives and Global Challenges of Genocide Prevention and Peacebuilding
This July, as part of the program marking the 29th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, in cooperation with the Srebrenica Memorial Center, the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) is organizing the fifth edition of the Srebrenica Youth School in Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina), from July 7 - 12.
War Correspondents Working to Empower Bosnian Youth
Academy’s goal is to create works dealing with complex social, economic, and human rights issues, as well as creating the media space for them. This independent non-profit organization emerged from the VII Foundation, founded by world-famous photographers Ron Haviv and Gary Knight in 2001.
DIS Theater: Where Dreams Are Born
DIS Theater for young actors was founded in Banja Luka 32 years ago. Today, they have more than 40 active members, and their premieres and first reruns are almost always sold out.
Nurturing the Heritage of Sevdalinka and the Revival of the Saz
The Sevdah Foundation is an association of music professionals and creators dedicated to preserving and nurturing the Bosnian folk music tradition of Sevdalinka. Young people, determination, knowledge, and enthusiasm are the main resources and the driving forces at the center of their work.
Roma Language as a Guardian of Identity
The Roma language and education play a crucial role in preserving Roma culture and identity. However, given the insufficient support and integration within today's educational system, the Roma language is increasingly less spoken and is nearing extinction within Roma communities, which are considered the largest minority in Bosnia and Herzegovina.