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Sarajevo Heart of Europe - Program

Sarajevo Heart of Europe - Program

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Saturday 21 June

20.30 – Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio in Concert – National Theater Sarajevo
The Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers (Commission for the Centenary of the First World War) presents the Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio in concert. Eighteen musicians from ten countries, speaking nine languages, have mingled their roots and cultures, using the universal language of music to create a unique sound that draws inspiration from rock, reggae and classical music. Their film Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio was first presented at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2006 and has been shown since at a number of festivals, including the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
www.orchestrapiazzavittorio.it

Sunday 22 June

11.00 – Sarajevo Grand Prix cycling race
Bosnia’s biggest international cycle race and a race for peace under the patronage of the Tour de France. Organized by the French Embassy and the French Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in partnership with Kameleon. Registration for recreational cyclists at 9am in front of East Sarajevo City Hall. With the support of the European Union, the Mission du Centenaire, and national sponsors.
www.sarajevograndprix.com

Tuesday 24 June

All day – Conference: Long Shots of Sarajevo – Sarajevo Faculty of Philosophy
Events – Narratives - Memories – Sarajevo Faculty of Philosophy. The following conference days will be reserved for each category (“Event”, “Narrative”, “Memory”).
The conference was initiated by professors Vahidin Preljevic from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo and Clemens Ruthner, an Austrian professor at Trinity College, University of Dublin, in close cooperation with World University Service (WUS) Austria and the Austrian Embassy. With the support of the European Union, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy.
www.eumem.ba

Exhibit Images of a lost world. Pictures and stories of Balkan Sephardic life – Novi Hram Gallery
Exhibition on the life of the Sephardim in the Balkans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Organized by the Spanish Embassy, AECID and Casa Sefarad, together with La Benevolencija.
www.exteriores.gob.es/embajadas/sarajevo

Wednesday 25 June

20.00 – Concert Three cultures – Don Armije
A concert for peace and reconciliation, with traditional folk music played by musicians of various origins and religions (Jewish, Muslim and Christian). Organized by the Spanish Embassy, AECID and Casa Sefarad.
www.exteriores.gob.es/embajadas/sarajevo

All day – Long Shots of Sarajevo (cont’d)

Thursday 26 June

Connecting Museums – a shared history
A journey through the past created by the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in partnership with the Imperial War Museum in London. The exhibition is conceived as a voyage through the history of Europe and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period from 1914 to 1918, allowing visitors to follow development of events on the front lines and behind them. The exhibition will tour to Zenica and Tuzla from December on. Supported by British Council and the European Union.
www.britishcouncil.ba
www.muzej.ba

Exhibit Through Their Eyes – Hotel Europe
Opening of the exhibition of a series of 45 portraits of war photographers, by Alizé Le Maoult. All of these photographers, from Patrick Chauvel to James Natchwey, Gary Knight to Anja Niedringhaus covered the war in ex-Yugoslavia between 1991 and 1995. With the support of the Caisse d'Epargne Ile de France, the Mission du Centenaire and Leica Camera France.

18h Exhibit Never Ending Stories Duplex Gallery
Opening. Indoor and outdoor exhibition by four major artists from Bosnia and Serbia on the memory of wars in Bosnia: Radenko Milak; Milomir Kovacević; Šejla Kamerić; Selman Trtovac. With the support of the Agnès B Endowment Fund and the Mission du Centenaire.
www.duplex100m2.com

All day – Mlada Evropa
Launch of an international youth conference focusing on the role young people can play as active citizens in a peaceful, democratic and prosperous Europe. Organized by KULT and the German Embassy. With the support of the European Union.
www.mladi.org

All day – Long Shots of Sarajevo (cont’d)

Friday 27 June

All day – Special broadcast on France Inter and France Culture live from Sarajevo – Bosniak Institute Foundation Adil Zulfikarpašić
The French public radios France Inter and France Culture will be broadcasting live from Sarajevo. In partnership with the Mission du Centenaire. Open to the public.
www.franceinter.fr
www.franceculture.fr

18.00 – Film premiere: The Bridges of Sarajevo – Meeting Point
13 European directors present their vision of the city of Sarajevo from 1914 to 2014, in this omnibus film coproduced by six European countries. Entered in the official selection at the Cannes Film Festival. Directors and producers in attendance. The screening is organized by Cinétévé, the Sarajevo Film Festival, the Mission du Centenaire and the French Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With the support of the European Union. Additional screenings will be organized during the Sarajevo Film Festival in August and in six cities throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina throughout the year.
www.bridgesofsarajevo.com

19.00/23.00 – Sevdah Night – Bosanski Kulturni Centar
Two exception Sevdah concerts - traditional music from Bosnia and Herzegovina - will take place in famous BKC.
First concert : 7.00pm. HALKA. Bozo Vreco (vocals), Dino Šukalo (guitar, mandoline), Adis Sirbubalo (accordion, keys), Edvin Hadžic (doublebass), Anes Beglerbegovic (percussions). Second concert : 21h. AMIRA. Amira Medunjanin (vocals), Bojan Zulfikarpašic (keys), Ufuk Kaan Icli (oud), Emin Esen (kanun), Nenad Vasilic (doublebasse), Boško Jovic (guitar).
The concerts will be broadcast on France Inter, ARTE Concert and ARTE. Organized by Gramofon (organizers of the Sarajevo Jazz Fest) and the Mission du Centenaire.

15h30 Rencontre Jorge Semprun "Je vous salue Sarajevo : Write war, film war" - Bosniak Institute Foundation Adil Zulfikarpašić
Debate on the theme of the representation of war, that brings together intellectuals and artists from Europe, Bosnia and France. Organized by the association Paris Sarajevo Europe in partnership with the Revue Esprit and the Philosophy Department of the Ecole Normale Supérieure. With the support of the Mission du Centenaire, in partnership with the French Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Open to the public.

All day – Long Shots of Sarajevo (cont’d)

All day - Mlada Evropa (cont’d)

Saturday 28 June

11.00 – Exhibit Resonance, from the Chemin des Dames to Sarajevo by Gérard Rondeau – Medressa
Opening. The photographer Gérard Rondeau’s incredible journey between Sarajevo and the east of France, following the traces of war and the passing of time, from 14-18, to 1992-1996. The exhibit is based on his travels to places from the First World War and those of Bosnia and Herzegovina at war. Initiated and organized by the association Paris Sarajevo Europe. With the support of the Mission du Centenaire, in partnership with the French Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

12.00 Exhibit: Human Dignity – BH National Gallery
On the theme of “what becomes of human dignity in times of war” – an exhibition created by a partnership between Vienna, Brno and Sarajevo. On view through July, 19th.
www.ugbih.ba

14.00 – Preview O2S14: Outsourcing to Sarajevo - Outside courtyard between the Museum of History and the National Museum, Sarajevo
O2S14 is a large scale outdoor public sculpture in the shape of the word Outsourcing by the New York artist Alexander Viscio that will also serve as an exhibition and performance platform. Works by Bosnians, Austrian and American artists, project by the Federal Chancellery of Austria, with the support of the Austrian Embassy in Sarajevo.
www.alexanderviscio.com

15.00 – Pre-inauguration of the exhibit Cartooning for Peace - Banks of the Miljacka river
Preview of the exhibit Cartooning for Peace on the banks of the Miljacka, organized by the WARM Foundation. With the support of the City of Geneva and the Mission du Centenaire. This will also serve as the pre-launch of the First World WARM Festival which willl take place from June 29 to July 3rd by the WARM Foundation, an international foundation specialized in contemporary conflict.
www.warmfoundation.org
www.cartooningforpeace.com

18.15 – Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Vijecnica
An exceptional concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in the Vijecnica, the former city hall and national library, destroyed during the siege of Sarajevo and reopened on May 9th, 2014. With the support of the European Union and in partnership with the City of Sarajevo. A coproduction EBU, BHRT, France TV and ZDS. The concert will broadcast on screens outside the library.

Exhibit Making Peace Obala Maka Dizdara 3
An impressive outdoor photo exhibition. Until September 21st. Produced by the International Peace Bureau with the support of the Swiss Embassy, the City of Geneva, and the Fondation pour Genève.
www.makingpeace.org

Creative Europe 2014 – French Institute
The past elections gave the European Parliament a new face and the Europe 2020 strategy will have to take into account the voters’ decision. What role will the civil society play? Pascal Brunet, director of Relais Culture Europe, will present various viewpoints to the Bosnian cultural representatives on June 28th at the French Institute. They have a legitimate role to play in Europe, and they must seize the opportunity. Organized by the French Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in partnership with Relais Culture Europe.

23.45 – A Century of Peace After the Century of Wars – Latin Bridge
An epic performance about the men and women affected by the war and the forthcoming peace, combining song, dance, theater performance and video, on the bridge where the Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated. Directed by Haris Pasovic. Produced by the East West Center, in coproduction with the Mission du Centenaire. With the support of the European Union, the Ministry of Culture of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia.
www.eastwest.ba

All day – Long Shots of Sarajevo (cont’d)

All day – Mlada Evropa (cont’d)

Sunday 29 June

18.00 – Launch of the First Wold WARMFestival
The Festival will include exhibitions, film screenings, book presentations, academic conferences, and various events related to contemporary conflict.
www.warmfoundation.org

19.00 – Connecting Theatre - Bolero by Michael Pinchbeck – Sarajevski ratni teatar SARTR
Six performers from the UK, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Germany weave together a devised biography of Bolero. Taking the music as a bridge between stories from history, this show makes a journey from Paris to Sarajevo, from 1914 to 2014, from the First World War to the Bosnian War to the present day. The performance will tour to Zenica, Tuzla and Mostar in September. A co-production of Sarajevo War Theater SARTR, ODA Theatre Pristina, and Nottingham Playhouse. With the support of the European Union.
makingbolero.wordpress.com

All day – Mlada Evropa (cont’d)

Monday 30 June

The First World WARM Festival (cont’d)

All day – Mlada Evropa (cont’d)

Tuesday 1July

Centennial Exhibition – Sarajevo Museum
Exhibition on the occasion of 100th anniversary of assassination and beginning of World War One.1 July to 1 October.
www.muzejsarajeva.ba

All day – Mlada Evropa (cont’d)

The First World WARM Festival (cont’d)

Wednesday 2 July

All day – Mlada Evropa (cont’d)

The First World WARM Festival (cont’d)

Thursday 3 July

Alta Voce Concert
This year is the tenth anniversary of the reconstruction of Stari Most, a UNESCO world heritage site. To mark the occasion, the French Embassy and the French Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina wanted a Corsican choir to take part in the centenary commemorations and sing for peace in Sarajevo Cathedral. Alta Voce responded to the call for Reconciliation. Organized by the French Embassy, with the support of the French Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

All day – Mlada Evropa (cont’d)

The First World WARM Festival (cont’d)

Projects Throughout the year: view the press kit