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Places to relax in Sarajevo: Avlija

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Places to relax in Sarajevo: Avlija

Our "Places to relax" series is back, and this time we are presenting one of the best places to grab a bite and chill in Sarajevo - restaurant Avlija.

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Why you should care about November 25

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Why you should care about November 25

It was a murky night, with a couple of hours left until the sun comes up. A few hundred people in a slightly cold hall were deliberating for almost nine straight hours. You couldn’t tell it was that long. There were no visible signs of dissatisfaction because this wasn’t your ordinary meeting. On the contrary, cheers thundered through the entire hall. The delegates rose to their feet, while the Slavic hymn “Hej, Slaveni” (“Hey, Slavs”) echoed the auditorium. Afterward, comrade Vojislav Kecmanović announced that the assembly was over. Those were the final moments of the first ever ZAVNOBIH (State Anti-Fascist...

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The art of sevdalinka

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The art of sevdalinka

phenomenon of sorts, sevdalinka is deeply imbued in the lives of Bosnian-Herzegovinian people, going far beyond the local boundaries.

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