10 Reasons to Visit Sarajevo

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February

February

This is the month when Sarajevo remembers the XIV Winter Olympic Games, which were held in Bosnia and Herzegovina's capital city (February 8-19, 1984). More

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The Hadžibajrić cooking tradition

The Hadžibajrić cooking tradition

If Sarajevans were to direct a hungry traveler to just one place to fill their belly and to enjoy the flavor of traditional Baščaršija, that traveler would definitely end up at Hadžibajrić Aščinica in Baščaršija. More

  1. Sarajevo is a symbol of pluralism, multi-ethnicity and of minority groups who lived together peacefully for centuries. We all remember the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo. The event was meant to signify pluralism, multiculturalism and living with differences in a peaceful manner. Even the horrific tragedy of the 1990s Balkan wars does not negate this ideal or dream.

    Joel Rosenthal, President of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
  2. Eighty percent of the biggest music stars in former Yugoslavia were from Sarajevo. Their careers are still going strong.

    Toše Proeski, singer