Gehört geschaut

Sabina Sidro hat für Balkanblogger Dubioza Kolektiv zum Carpool Karaoke eingeladen. Herausgekommen ist eine witzge Fahrt, bei der man nicht nur gute Musik hört sondern auch lernt, was Bosnier und Deutsche voneinander denken. Gehört geschaut.

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Bahtalo Herdelezi! Srećan Đurđevdan!

Today is Đurđevdan/(H)Erdelezi. The most important festival celebrated by Roma on the Balkans. It will bring millions together in colorful festivities – uniting them across national, religious and often ethnic borders.

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Christoph Baumgarten

Hvala za 2015

As the year is coming to its end and a new one is about to start it seems to be time for a short look back into the highlights of this blog’s first year of existence.

One thing that can be said about Balkan Stories Blog is that it has been picking up steam recently. More than 1.100 people have visited the blog so far. That’s 900 visitors up compared to only the end of November when I was celebrating Balkan Stories Blog’s first month of storytelling.

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Dva Božića

Christmas can be a tiresome if uniting affair if it’s celebrated the traditional way: Shopping, exchanging gifts and family dinners. As soon as religion comes into play, it tends to highlight divisions rather than make them disappear.

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