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Who are you? To whom do you belong? Lejla Kalamujić’s book inspired by the early death of her mother touches the hidden wounds of a country injured by war.
How the independent youth cultural centre OKC Abrašević in Mostar bridges the gap between segregated communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Actress Elma Juković talks about the theatre world in Sarajevo, the lack of good female roles and why two men kissing on stage is still a big deal in Bosnia.
Velež Mostar’s former football stadium Bijeli Brijeg exemplifies the wounds still present from the Bosnian war. But the club’s plans for a new stadium is also a hopeful sign of reconciliation in a divided city.
Azra Numanović’s life-mission is it to change the perception of women in traditional male domains in Bosnia. How? Through football.
Gentrification and high rents have changed Lisbon’s popular district Bairro Alto. Gallery owner Marcelo Duarte still found a way to live his dream with little money.
Rikardo Druškić is one of Sarajevo’s most promising artists – and a child of the post-war generation who tries to make sense of a past he has no memories of.