Lecture “Besieged Sarajevo Stage for a War Entertainment”

Professor Nermina Zildžo gave a lecture entitled “Besieged Sarajevo Stage for a War Entertainment” in the main amphitheater of the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. During the presentation, Assist. Prof. Nermina Zildžo made comparisons of important events and presented the cultural scene in the besieged Sarajevo. The art of war was in addition to the existential fact a very important link for the people who stayed in besieged Sarajevo, as well as artists around the world who came to this war torn city and gave tremendous support. 

During the siege of Sarajevo, concerts, movies, theater performances were played and artist of fine arts were active despite the difficult situation. They held a significant number of performances, installations, sculptures of which was talked about in the media as well. The city’s spirit during the wartime in Sarajevo remained alive and the amount of love for art could be seen despite the difficult times. - said Assist. Prof. Nermina Zildžo.