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TEMA BROJA 22 DOBRO DOŠLI U KRALJEVINU MAROKO! 22 Nour El Houda Marrakchi ambasadorica Kraljevine Maroko Impresionirana sam Bosancima i Hercegovcima 24 Maroko Nevjerovatna zemlja 28 Chefchaouen Plavi grad Maroka 32 INTERVJUI & PRIČE Marijela Margeta Hašimbegović, direktorica Narodnog pozorišta Dama koja može sve 14 Nermin Muzur, direktor Turističke zajednice KS Sarajevo je IN 50 Azra Dedić, džudistkinja Neustrašiva Bišćanka 114

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MOJA ČUDESNA ZEMLJA, BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA Sarajevska bajka 48 Visoko, kraljevski grad 82 Zagonetne kamene kugle 84 Mistični Hanikah 76 Lepršava banjalučka zima 72 FOTO EDITORIJALI Haris Zoranić Ljepota svijeta oko nas 94 KULINARSTVO Ukusno iskustvo 120 PREDSTAVLJAMO Das WeltAuto 108 Hotel Hills, Thermal & Spa Resort Sarajevo 86 Žara iz duvara 90 4

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50 CONTENT NEWS 8 COVERSTORY 23 WELCOME TO THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO! 23 Nour El Houda Marrakchi, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco I am impressed with the Bosnians and Herzegovinians 26 Morocco An Incredible Country 30 Chefchaouen Morocco’s blue city 33 INTERVIEWS & STORIES Marijela Margeta Hašimbegović, director of the National Theatre The lady who can do it all 18 Nermin Muzur, director of the Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton Sarajevo is in 53 Azra Dedić, judoka Fearless young woman from Bihać 116

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MY WONDERFUL COUNTRY, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Sarajevo Fairy Tale 49 Visoko, the royal town 82 Mysterious stone spheres 84 Mystical Hanikah 78 Carefree winter in Banja Luka 74 FOTO EDITORIAL Haris Zoranić, photographer Beauty of the World around us 94 CUISINE Tasty Experience 121 WE PRESENT Das WeltAuto 109 Hotel Hills, Thermal & Spa Resort Sarajevo 88 Žara iz duvara (Nettle from the Wall) 92 5


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Dragi čitatelji,

Dear readers,

nova godina je pred nama, poput važnog poglavlja knjige kojeg treba ispisati. Svako od nas može doprinijeti svojoj priči tako što će postaviti dobre ciljeve i stremiti ka njima podržavajući i slaveći samo ono čega u svom životu, u svom društvu, više želi doživjeti.

the new year is almost upon us. It is like an important chapter of a book that needs to be written. We can all create our own story if we set good goals and strive to accomplish them by cherishing and celebrating only the experience that matter most to us and that wish we could have with the people we hold dear.

Od svog osnutka magazin Furaj.ba dočarava pozitivnu stranu Bosne i Hercegovine, onakvu kakva nam često zbog sumornih vijesti promiče, i tako će nastaviti predstavljajući svoju zemlju u svijetu, a svijet u njoj. U izdanju koje je pred vama putujemo u Maroko, zabavljamo se na popularnim bh. skijalištima, slavimo Novu godinu sa Zdravkom Čolićem u Sarajevu, razgovaramo s uspješnim menadžerima i podržavamo male velike ljude koji pomijeraju granice. Nadamo se da ćete stranicama koje slijede i vi biti inspirisani.

Since its inception, Furaj.ba magazine has been depicting the positive side of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the side we tend to miss out on because of all the gloomy news we hear. Furaj.ba will continue to do so and present BiH to the world, and the world to BiH. In this edition, we take you to Morocco, have fun in popular ski resorts in BiH, celebrate New Year’s Eve with Zdravko Čolić in Sarajevo, talk to successful managers and support the wonderful people who accomplish their goals by pushing the boundaries. We hope the following pages will inspire you too.

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Proslavljeni kantautor Đorđe Balašević održat će koncert 17. februara 2018. u Dvorani “Mirza Delibašić” u Sarajevu. Svi njegovi koncerti slove za nezaboravne događaje na koje uvijek pristižu rijeke ljudi. Tako je bilo i na njegovom posljednjem koncertu u bh. prijestolnici, u Zetri, gdje se okupilo blizu 15.000 ljudi.

Renowned songwriter Đorđe Balašević will have a concert in Sarajevo at “Mirza Delibašić” Hall on 17th February 2018. All his concerts seem to be unforgettable events people always pour in from across the region to enjoy. His previous concert in the BiH capital, at Zetra Hall, where nearly 15.000 gathered up to listen to him, was equally unforgettable.

Na Reprezentativnu listu nematerijalne kulturne baštine čovječanstva UNESCO-a uvršteno je Konjičko drvorezbarstvo. Ovaj umjetnički zanat ima dugu tradiciju u Konjicu, a u okviru njega nastaju brojne rezbarije poput namještaja i dekorativnih predmeta unikatnog vizuelnog identiteta.

KONJIC WOODCARVING DIPLOMATSKI ZIMSKI BAZAR Na Diplomatskom zimskom bazaru učestvovao je veliki broj ambasada i međunarodnih organizacija, a sjajni događaj pružio je i ovoga puta priliku da se gosti počaste divnim poklonom nekog od brojnih izlagača različitih kreativnih proizvoda. Svi koji su došli bili su također u prilici da osjete okuse i mirise međunarodne kuhinje, te da kupe proizvode koji se teško nalaze u BiH. Svaka potrošena konvertibilna marka upućena je djeci s potrebama.

DIPLOMATIC WINTER BAZAAR Many embassies and international organizations partook in the Diplomatic Winter Bazaar, and this wonderful event brings together a large number of participants who have an opportunity to showcase various creative products and visitors can take delight in them. All visitors who attended the bazaar also had a chance to taste international dishes and drinks, and buy products which are not readily available in BiH. Each convertible mark spent at the bazaar goes to charities supporting children with special needs.

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MARIJELA MARGETA HAŠIMBEGOVIĆ, DIREKTORICA NARODNOG POZORIŠTA

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GDJE GOD DA SE POJAVI, PAŽNJU PLIJENI SVOJOM ENERGIJOM, OSMIJEHOM I DOTJERANOŠĆU Razgovarala: Elma ZEĆO, Fotografije: EDVIN KALIĆ

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oš kao studentica prva direktorica pozorišne kuće na obali umjela je svijet krute fizike pokrenuti emocijama zbog čega su je mentori usmjerili ka sceni na kojoj će s lakoćom, vjerovali su, moći transformisati pozorišnu književnost u višedimenzionalni svijet performansi. I bili su upravu. No, nju ne krasi samo nezaustavljiva kreativna energija, nego i strašna volja da nikada od svojih nakana ne odustaje.

RIZIKUJTE, AKO ŽELITE USPJETI Prva ste direktorica Narodnog pozorišta u devet decenija njegovog postojanja. Šta je razlog što se ženama ne daje češće prilika za rukovođenje teatarskim kućama? – Moramo priznati da živimo u muškom svijetu. Dominira način odlučivanja u koji se žene teže uklapaju, ili procjenjuju sebe kroz ideju da je lakše ići putem koji ne traži žrtvu. Svjesno sam ušla u vatru, potpuno direktno, znala sam šta me očekuje, ali sam isto tako znala da ništa ne može pobijediti veliki rad, ljubav i požrtvovanje. Žene, ipak, lakše pristupaju riziku, a morate rizikovati, ako želite doživjeti uspjeh. Definicija uspjeha je također različita u muško-ženskom poduzetništvu. Ženama su bliske briga i njegovanje, što nam je danas potrebno, podjednako kao i rad za društveno dobro. 15


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Uspjeli ste vratiti publiku u pozorište. Na koji način?

sno, program koji može zadovoljiti ukuse svih generacija!

– Publika je osjetila našu pozitivnu energiju, našu želju za kvalitetom i naše poštovanje upućeno njima. Publika je neizostavan dio svake predstave i ona zna kako nagraditi umjetnike za njihov umjetnički rad. Također, kvalitetan i bogat repertoar su recept za veću posjećenost pozorišta, odno-

U vremenu duhovnog siromaštva, kako motivisati umjetnike da ipak vrijedi ići odabranim putem i pomijerati granice? – Umjetnik korespondira s okolinom i filtrira svu vanjsku energiju kroz ličnu, koja mu daje inspiraciju, ili ga, moguće je i to, odvaja

INSPIRATIVNI TUNIS Marijela smatra da je korisno napustiti svakodnevnicu i otisnuti se negdje mijenjajući tako ritam života. Zato voli putovanja. Neka od njih nikada se ne zaboravljaju. “Zauvijek urezano u moje sjećanje ostat će putovanje na medeni mjesec, boravak u Tunisu i mjesto u pustinji s jezerom boje krvi. Izgledalo je nestvarno. Neopisivo je koliko inspiracije priroda može ostaviti u nama.”

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od suštine. Tu nastupa mjesto koje trebate prepoznati navodeći umjetnika da nikako ne smije izgubiti vjeru u svoj misionarski put, da ne zaboravi zašto je na svetištu zvanom pozornica, te šta je njegova uloga u društvu. Motivacija dolazi kroz rad na dobrim i inventivnim tekstovima, pričama, a dešava se i putem plodonosne saradnje sa stručnim i darovitim saradnicima. Ljudi se podstiču i kroz afirmaciju, ali i vlastiti primjer da nema odustajanja, već se samo mora ići naprijed!

OŽIVLJAVANJE SCENE Još dok ste studirali Arhitektonski fakultet Vaši profesori uočili su kod Vas izniman osjećaj za scenografiju. Šta je presudilo da upravo ona postane Vaša profesija?


– Moja stvaralačka energija je uvijek bila neobična i veoma profinjena. Moj likovni izražaj bio je amorfan, emotivan, u svaki fizički svijet utkala sam emocije, istraživala ponašanje materijala u odnosu na ljude. Sve ovo je moje profesore navelo da me usmjere prema svijetu pozorišne umjetnosti u kojoj se moja vlastita umjetnost osjeća kao kod kuće. Kako pristupate stvaranju izmišljenog svijeta, koji na koncu treba izgledati poput realnog? – Tako što svakom izmišljenom svijetu udahnem život i smisao, poklonim mu dušu i vrijeme, i on kao takav postaje dijelom našeg postojanja. Koliko Vam je završena arhitektura olakšavala posao scenografa? – Moja stečena diploma inžinjera arhitekture pomogla mi je da shvatim logiku i psihologiju prostora, kao i da budem sposobna da u fizičkom svijetu pomoću likovnih elemenata kreiram zakone statike koji žive samo na pozornici. Jer, kada imate zahtjev da vam dio kulise postaje ormar, koji potom, naprimjer, treba da leti, shvatite da dimenzija kreativnosti prevazilazi realno. Dijelom Vaše estetske ekspresije bila je i kostimografija. Koje kriterije mora zadovoljiti idealni kostim? – Pozorišni koncept kostima je izuzetno složen. Naime, morate shvatiti da umjetnicima kostim čini kožu karaktera lika kojeg igraju i čiju suštinu moraju dočarati. Istovremeno, izvođač u kostimu mora imati slobodu u pokretu. Likovni tretman predstave je nešto što prvo vidimo u predstavi i što nas povezuje s daljim tokom radnje, atmosferom i energijom. Prvo vidimo, pa čujemo.

Postoji li predstava za koju ste posebno emotivno vezani? – Emotivno sam vezana za mnoge, ali uvijek posebno mjesto za mene ima predstava Legenda o Ali-paši, u režiji Sulejmana Kupusovića. Za našeg najvećeg reditelja veže me dugogodišnja saradnja i svaki projekat sa Suletom donosio je nešto posebno. Na ovoj predstavi sam istraživala život čaršije i našeg dragog Sarajeva. Kada se zavjesa otvorila na premijeri, publika je uzdahnula, i za mene je to bio najljepši poklon koji sam ikada dobila.

KROZ ISKUŠENJA ČOVJEK RASTE Ljudi Vas percipiraju kao veliku damu. Koliko je tome doprinio Vaš kućni odgoj, a koliko životni izbori? – Mislim da te stvari nosite iz kuće. Odgajana sam u kućnoj atmosferi u kojoj nisu postojale riječi: neću, ne mogu, ne znam, zato danas sve mogu! Također, učena sam da nije pristojno negativno govoriti u društvu, zato danas odišem pozitivnom energijom i nikada vanjski svijet ne opterećujem s unutarnjim. Moj životni izbor je da hoću da se borim za dobre stvari, da lično zajedno sa svojim okruženjem živim što ljepše i sretnije trenutke. Ko su bili Vaši uzori u životu? – Vrijedni, dobri, časni i pošteni ljudi. Kreativci, osobenjaci, revolucionari... A gdje crpite pozitivnu energiju i šta je to što Vas čini vitalnom osobom? – Regenerišem se veoma brzo, kao da sam alergična na loša osjećanja. Ustvari, naučite da dok prolazite iskušenja, ustvari, rastete. Ništa nije tako loše kako izgleda, mi ne znamo zašto je nešto dobro za nas u tom trenutku.

FORMULA ZA SRETAN ŽIVOT “Morate biti realni prema svojim potrebama i očekivanjima, istražite svoj unutarnji svijet i postanite svoj najbolji prijatelj, nemojte stalno čekati da vas neko usreći, učinite to sami za sebe, tada ste sposobni više voljeti i cijeniti ljubav. Volite i poštujte sebe i druge oko vas, budite nježni prema sebi i drugima, svaka pružena emocija će se stostruko vratiti. Živite pošteno svoj život, to je možda najteži put, ali jedini koji se isplati. Živite svaki dan punim plućima i vjerujte da za svako biće na planeti postoji njegovo mjesto pod suncem.”

Sumirajući 2017. godinu, po čemu ćete je pamtiti? – Moja životna putanja usmjerena je najviše prema pozorištu tretirajući privatni i poslovni život veoma blisko. Kućna atmosfera, uglavnom, protiče u planovima i pripremama za dalje kreativne pozorišne iluzije, dok me pozorišna dinamika nadahnjuje da uvijek iznova srčano mogu stvarati i radovati se učinjenom. Tekuću godinu najviše ću pamtiti kroz riječ naše drage publike, koja me je u više navrata osvojila, potvrdila i zadužila zahvalama i komplimentima za učinjeni rad. Moju kancelariju često opisuju kao svjetionik, ipak nešto mora sijati u ovoj turbulentnoj stvarnosti. Zbog toga se i privatno osjećam potvrđenom kao čovjek, koji je na pravom putu i koji ispunjava svoju umjetničku misiju. 17


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MARIJELA MARGETA HAŠIMBEGOVIĆ, DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE

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TheLady Who Can Do It All

WHEREVER SHE APPEARS, SHE DRAWS ATTENTION WITH HER ENERGY, SMILE AND STYLE Interviewed by: Elma ZEĆO, Photo: Edvin KALIĆ


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ven as a student, the first female director of the National Theatre located along the river, knew how to push the world of rigid physics with emotions, which is why her mentors directed her towards the stage, where they believed she would be able to transform theatre literature into a multidimensional world of performance with ease. And they were right. However, she is not just full of an unstoppable creative energy, but she also possesses an unbelievable will to never give up on her intentions.

RISK, IF YOU WISH TO SUCCEED You are the first female director of the National Theatre in the nine decades of its existence. Why do women not get an opportunity to be in charge of theatres more often? – We must admit that we live in a male world. Women find it hard to fit into the dominant manner of decision-making, or they underestimate themselves with the idea that it is easier to take the path that doesn't require sacrifice. I consciously „entered the fire“, completely directly, I knew what to expect, but I also knew that nothing could defeat hard work, love and sacrifice. Women, still, find it easier to take risks, and you have to risk, if you wish to succeed. The definition of success is also different in male and female entrepreneurship. Care and nurturing comes easier to women, which is something we need today, as well as community service. You have managed to bring back audiences to the theatre. How did you do it? – The audience felt our positive energy, our desire for quality and our respect towards them. An audience is an irreplaceable part of every show and it knows how to

reward artists for their art. Also, a high quality and rich repertoire are the recipe for greater theatre attendance, i.e. a program that can satisfy the tastes of all generations! At a time of spiritual poverty, how does one motivate artists to take a chosen path and push the boundaries? – An artist corresponds with the environment and filters all external energy through their personal energy, which provides them with inspiration, or it, possibly, separates them from the essence. That is where you need to recognise your place in leading the artist to never lose faith in their missionary path, to not forget why they are on the “shrine” known as the stage, and what their role is in society. Motivation comes through working on good and inventive works, stories, and it also happens through fruitful collaboration with professional and gifted colleagues. People are also encouraged through affirmation, as well as their own example that there's no giving up, only moving forward!

REVIVING THE STAGE While you were studying at the Faculty of Architecture, your professors noticed that you were very talented at scenography. What was it that made you decide that it would become your profession? – My creative energy was always unusual and very refined. My ar-

tistic expression was amorphous, emotive, I put emotion into every physical world, I explored the behaviour of material in relation to people. All this led my professors to direct me towards the world of performing arts, where my own art felt at home. How do you approach the creation of an imaginary world, which in the end needs to look real? – I breathe life and purpose into each imaginary world, I give it soul and time, and as such, it becomes a part of our existence. How much do you think your architecture degree helped you in your work as a scenographer? – My architecture degree helped me understand the logic and psychology of space, and also that with the aid of artistic elements I'm capable of creating the laws of statics in the physical world, which live only on the stage. Because, when you have a request for a part of your backdrop to become a cupboard, which then, for example, needs to fly, you realise that the dimension of creativity transcends reality. A part of your aesthetic expression was also costume design. Which criteria does an ideal costume need to fulfil? – The theatre concept of costume is extremely complex. Namely, you must understand that for artists the costume makes the „skin“ of

INSPIRATIONAL TUNISIA Marijela believes that it is useful to leave your everyday life behind and go somewhere, changing the rhythm of life in this manner. That is why she loves to travel. She will never forget some of her trips. “Forever ingrained in my memory is our honeymoon, staying in Tunisia and a place in the desert with a blood-coloured lake. It looked surreal. It is indescribable how much inspiration nature can give us.”

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the character they are playing and whose essence they must portray. At the same time, a performer must have the freedom of movement in their costume. The artistic treatment of a show is something we first see in a show and which connects us to further plot development, atmosphere and energy. First, we see, then we hear. Is there a show that you are emotionally attached to in particular? – I'm emotionally attached to many shows, but the show The Legend of Ali Pasha always holds a special place for me, directed by (the late) Sulejman Kupusović. Our greatest director and I collaborated for years and every project with Sule brought something special. For this show, I explored the life of the čaršija and our dear Sarajevo. When the curtains went up at the premiere, the audience gasped, and for me that was the most beautiful gift that I had ever received.

A PERSON GROWS THROUGH TEMPTATIONS People perceive you as a great lady. How much of that comes from the way you were raised, and how much from your life choices? – I think that this is something you take from your home. I was raised in a home atmosphere where the words: „I won't“, „I can't“, „I don't know how to“ didn't exist, which is why today I can do anything! Also, I was taught that it is not polite to speak negatively in company, which is why today I exude positive energy and I never burden the external world with the internal one. My life choice is that I want to fight for good things, to personally, together with my surroundings, live through as many beautiful and happy moments as possible. 20

Who were your role models in life? – Hard-working, good, honourable and honest people. Creative people, eccentrics, revolutionaries... And where do you get your positive energy from and what is it that makes you a vital person? – I regenerate very quickly, as if I'm allergic to bad feelings. Actually, you learn that as you experience temptations, you actually grow. Nothing is as bad as it seems, we don't know why something is good for us in that moment. In summary of 2017, what will you remember it by? – My life trajectory is directed mostly towards the theatre, treating personal and work life very similarly. Time at home mostly passes in plans and preparations for further creative theatre illusions, while theatre dynamics inspire me to always be able to heartily create again and be happy with what has been done. I will remember the current year mostly through the words of our dear audience, which won me over numerous times, and confirmed and indebted me with their gratitude and compliments for our

work. My office is often described as a lighthouse, after all something must shine in this turbulent reality. Because of that, I also personally feel affirmed as a human being, who is on the right path and who is fulfilling her artistic mission.

FORMULA FOR A HAPPY LIFE “You have to be realistic when it comes to your needs and expectations, explore your inner world and become your own best friend, not always wait for someone to make you happy, do it for yourself, then you are capable of loving more and appreciating love. Love and respect yourself and others around you, be gentle towards yourself and others, each given emotion will be reciprocated a hundredfold. Live your life honourably, that might be the hardest path, but it is the only one that pays off. Live each day to the fullest and believe that there is a place under the sun for every creature on the planet.”


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DOBRO DOŠLI U

Kraljevinu Maroko! MAROKO JE KAPIJA AFRIKE, ZEMLJA VRTOGLAVE RAZNOLIKOSTI. OVDJE ĆETE PRONAĆI EPSKE PLANINSKE LANCE, DREVNE GRADOVE, PROSTRANE PUSTINJE I TOPLU GOSTOLJUBIVOST.

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The Kingdom of Morocco! MOROCCO IS A GATEWAY TO AFRICA, AND A COUNTRY OF DIZZYING DIVERSITY. HERE YOU’LL FIND EPIC MOUNTAIN RANGES, ANCIENT CITIES, SWEEPING DESERTS AND WARM HOSPITALITY.

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NJENA EKSELENCIJA, NOUR EL HOUDA MARRAKCHI, AMBASADORICA KRALJEVINE MAROKO

Impresionirana saM Bosancima i Hercegovcima

MAROKO I BIH OSTVARUJU BOLJU SARADNJU U OBLASTI TURIZMA, NO SEKTORI OBNOVLJIVIH IZVORA ENERGIJE I AGRO-INDUSTRIJE, U KOJIMA MAROKO POKAZUJE VISOKU STRUČNOST, TAKOĐER BI MOGLI POSTATI POSLOVNA POVEZNICA U BUDUĆNOSTI Razgovarala: Elma ZEĆO 24

“U Bosni i Hercegovini sam se osjećala kao kod kuće, budući da Maroko i BiH dijele zajedničke vrijednosti, multikulturalnu zemlju s otvorenim i tolerantnim islamom. Posjetila sam grad Sarajevo, svidio mi se stari grad, elegancija, boje njegovih građevina i ljepota brežuljaka koji okružuju grad, kao i bogatstvo njegove baštine obilježene otiscima historije. Također, impresionirana sam sposobnošću stanovništva, koje, unatoč nedavnom ratu, pokazuje određenu mirnoću, hrabrost i životnu radost, kao i sigurnu odlučnost u suočavanju s pri-


vrednim izazovima”, ovim lijepim riječima otvorila je svoj intervju za magazin Furaj.ba Nour El Houda Marrakchi, ambasadorica Kraljevine Maroko, čije je zvanično predstavništvo smješteno u Zagrebu, također zaduženo za diplomatske odnose s BiH.

UZORNA KARIJERA Koliko dugo ste u diplomatiji? – Već 18 godina radim na području diplomatije. Prethodno sam radila kao trgovinski analitičar u Maroku i u WTO-u. Moj background na području ekonomije i trgovine predstavljao je važnu prednost za bavljenje privrednom diplomatijom. Na poziciji ambasadora Kraljevine Maroko fokusirana sam na to da političke, ekonomske, kulturne i društvene veze učinim bližim između dvije zemlje, da učvrstim bilateralne veze, to je uloga koju preuzimam s odgovornošću i velikim zadovoljstvom. Kako vidite saradnju Maroka i BiH? – Diplomatski odnosi između Maroka i BiH poznaju pozitivnu dinamiku obuhvatajući politička, privredna, kulturna i društvena područja. Izvrsnost odnosa između dvije prijateljske zemalje ogleda se i u razmjeni posjeta visokih dužnosnika kao i u uzajamnoj podršci kada je riječ o pitanjima od zajedničkog interesa. Pridruživanje BiH Evropskoj uniji omogućit će proširenje ove saradnje, s obzirom na privilegovane odnose Kraljevine Maroko s EU. Između Maroka i BiH zapažen je porast saradnje posebno na području turizma, no sektori obnovljivih izvora energije i agro-industrije također su područja u kojima je Maroko razvio dokazanu stručnost, stoga i ona mogu predstavljati polja saradnje.

ZEMLJA DUGE TURISTIČKE TRADICIJE Od ukupnog broja turista u Maroku, koliko njih dolazi iz Jugoistočne Evrope? – Turizam u Maroku predstavlja sektor s dugom tradicijom zahvaljujući prirodnim bogatstvima zemlje. U 2016. godini od 10,33 miliona turista, njih 80.000 stiglo je iz istočne i srednje Evrope, a cilj je da se ova brojka približi 100.000 u 2018. godini. Sektor turizma pridonosi s oko 11,4% BDP-a Maroka, te čini gotovo 5% zaposlenosti u Maroku. Šta je to što Maroko čini primamljivim? – Maroko posjeduje bogatu hiljadugodišnju kulturnu baštinu obilježenu miješanjem Berberske, Kartaške, Rimske, Arapsko-muslimanske i Andaluzijske civilizacije. U Maroku turista može zadovoljiti sva svoja osjetila profitirajući na suncu, uživajući u bogatoj gastronomskoj ponudi proglašenoj drugom najboljom svjetskom gastronomijom, uz ritmove raznolike marokanske muzike od juga do sjevera: Hassani u marokanskoj Sahari, Ahwach u regiji Souss, Ahidouss u srednjem Atlasu, Reggada u Rifu, Melhoun i Andaluzijska muzika u carskim gradovima. Volite li Vi putovati? – Mnogo sam putovala i nastavit ću putovati kako bih otkrila druge kulture i civilizacije širom svijeta, te upoznala građane različitih država. Zemlja koju želim posjetiti je Kina. Kraljevina Maroko za sada nema ambasadu u BiH. Hoće li se nešto u tom pogledu promijeniti u budućnosti? – Pozdravljam izvrsne odnose između Maroka i BiH, o tome

svjedoči intenzitet bilateralne saradnje. Nadamo se da ćemo otvoriti ambasadu u Sarajevu u razumnim rokovima, u okviru dinamike ekspanzije Maroka koja se tiče otvaranja nekoliko predstavništava u svijetu.

RAJ ZA PUTNIKE Ako želite da doživite historiju predaka Maroka, onda posjetite glavne gradove dinastija koje su vladale u Maroku od 789. godine, a to su Marakeš, Fes, Meknes i Rabat. “Obalni turizam razvijen je od juga do sjevera zahvaljujući širokim mediteranskim i atlantskim obalama u različitim gradovima kraljevine, kao što su Dakhla, Agadir, Saidia, Tanger, Tetouan i Al Hoceima, gdje se nalaze plaže sve dokle oko seže, s finim zlatnim pijeskom. Ruralni turizam možete doživjeti u regijama visokog i srednjeg Atlasa, a imate također mogućnost pješačenja i uživanja u nevjerovatnoj prirodi planina.” 25


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HER EXCELLENCY, NOUR EL HOUDA MARRAKCHI, THE AMBASSADOR OF THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO

I am impressed with the

Bosnians and Herzegovinians

“I felt at home in Bosnia and Herzegovina, since Morocco and B&H share common values - a multicultural country with open and tolerant Islam. I visited the city of Sarajevo, I liked the old city, the elegance, the colours of its buildings and the beauty of the hills surrounding the city, as well as the richness of its heritage marked with history prints. Also, I am impressed by the capabilities of the population, which, despite the recent war, shows certain calm, courage and joy of living, as well as a definite determination to face the economic challenges”, opens the interview with Furaj. ba Nour El Houda Marrakchi, the ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, whose official representative office is based in Zagreb and is also in charge of diplomatic relations with B&H.

AN EXEMPLARY CAREER How long have you been in diplomacy?

MOROCCO AND B&H ARE ACHIEVING EVER BETTER COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF TOURISM, BUT THE SECTORS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES AND AGRO-INDUSTRIES, IN WHICH MOROCCO SHOWS HIGH EXPERTISE, COULD ALSO BECOME A BUSINESS LINK OF OUR TWO COUNTRIES IN THE FUTURE Interviewed by: Elma ZEĆO 26

– I have been working in diplomacy for 18 years. Previously, I worked as a trade analyst in Morocco and the WTO. My background in the field of economy and trade was an important asset for dealing with economic diplomacy. As of my position as Ambassador of The Kingdom of Morocco I focus on bringing closer the political, economic, cultural and social relations between the two countries, to consolidate the bilateral relations, a role that I undertake with seriousness and also great satisfaction. How do you see the cooperation between Morocco and B&H? – Diplomatic relations between Morocco and B&H know positive dynamics including political, economic, cultural and social areas.


What makes Morocco so attractive? – Morocco has a rich, thousands of years old cultural heritage marked by the mixing of the Berber, Cardassian, Roman, Arab-Muslim and Andalusian civilizations. In Morocco, tourists can satisfy all their senses by relaxing in the sun, enjoying the rich gastronomic offer which was declared a second finest world gastronomy , with the rhythms of diverse Moroccan music from the south to the north: Hassani in Moroccan Sahara, Ahwach in the Souss region, Ahidouss in Central Atlas, Reggada in Rifu, Melhoun and Andalusian music in imperial cities. Do you like traveling? The excellence of the relationship between the two friendly countries is reflected in the exchange of visits by senior officials, as well as in mutual support when it comes to issues of common interest. The accession of BiH to the European Union will enable the expansion of this cooperation, given the privileged relations of the Kingdom of Morocco with the EU. There has been an increase in cooperation between Morocco and B&H, especially in the field of tourism, but the sectors of renewable energy sources and agro-industries are also areas in which Morocco has developed proven expertise, and therefore they can also be of interest in terms of cooperation.

LAND OF A LONG TOURIST TRADITION Of the total number of tourists in Morocco, how many of them come from Southeastern Europe? – Tourism in Morocco is a sector with a long tradition thanks to its natural assets. In 2016, out of 10.33 million tourists, 80,000 of them came from Eastern and Central Europe, and the goal is to come close to the number of 100,000 in 2018. The tourism sector contributes about 11.4% of Morocco’s GDP, and accounts for nearly 5% of employment in Morocco.

– I have traveled a lot and will continue to travel to discover other cultures and civilizations around the world, and to meet the citizens of different countries. The country I want to visit is China. The Kingdom of Morocco does not have an embassy in BiH for now. Will something change in the future in this respect? – I welcome the excellent relations between Morocco and B&H, as witnessed by the intensity of bilateral cooperation. We hope to open an embassy in Sarajevo within reasonable deadlines, according to the dynamics of the expansion of Morocco in regards to opening of several representative offices in the world.

PARADISE FOR TRAVELERS If you want to experience the history of the ancestors of Morocco, then visit the capital cities of the dynasties which ruled in Morocco since 789, and these are Marrakesh, Fes, Meknes and Rabat. “Coastal tourism has been developed from south to the north thanks to the wide Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts in various cities of the kingdom, such as Dakhla, Agadir, Saidia, Tanger, Tetouan and Al Hoceima, with the beaches as long as the eye can reach, with fine golden sand. You can experience the rural tourism in the regions of high and middle Atlas, and you also have the option of hiking and enjoying the incredible nature of the mountains. “ 27


TEMA BROJA / COVER STORY filmovima. Ponegdje, između litica, a pokraj sela, svoj put putuju modro plave vode planinskih potoka i rijeka. Najduža marokanska rijeka Draa (Darha ili Dara) u istoimenoj dolini, bajkoviti gradić Ouarzazate i mjesto Zagora, kao i predivna oaza doline Ziz, neke su od najčešćih turističkih destinacija vijenca Atlas.

MAROKO Nevjerovatna zemlja JEDNA OD NAJEGZOTIČNIJIH I TURISTIČKI NAJPOSJEĆENIJIH ZEMALJA SJEVERNE AFRIKE SMJESTILA SE IZMEĐU ALŽIRA I ZAPADNO SAHARSKE REPUBLIKE, NA SAMOM SJEVERO-ZAPADNOM RUBU AFRIČKOG KONTINENTA

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KASBE I MEDINE Maroko spada u grupu zemalja Magreba. Naziv potječe od 28

Kasbe i medine, tipični su nazivi za stare gradove i utvrđenja sjeverne Afrike, najčešće opasane zidinama. Unutar njih tiskaju se kuće s ravnim krovovima, a unutar labirinta vijugavih, uzanih ulica, i džamije čiju dekoraciju često čine raznobojne pločice s geometrijskim i floralnim motivima, uz obavezna dvorišta pomorandži. Ove arhitektonske elemente u Maroko su donijeli Mauri iz Španije kada su u 15. vijeku prisiljeni da napuste njihovu domovinu Andaluziju – Al-Andalus.

USPUTNE STANICE TURISTA

Piše: Ivana DUKČEVIĆ a zapadu, Maroko zapljuskuje Atlantik, dok na krajnjem sjeveru njegove obale izlaze na obalu Mediterana. Između njih, u blizini nekadašnjeg mafijaško-krijumčarskog, a danas lučkog grada Tandžira, Maroko se najviše što može približio Evropi – samo 7 km Gibraltarskog moreuza dijeli ga od krajnjeg juga Španije.

Jedno od najromantičnijih, berberskih utvrđenja – Aït Benhaddou, nalazi se u zapadnom podnožju Atlasa. Takozvana “kasba” ili “ksar”, grad od crvenkastog kamena na ruti pustinjskih karavana, u oazi kraj rječice Ounile, mjesto je na kojem su snimljeni neki od velikih holivudskih blokbastera (Princ Perzije, Gladijator, Mumija, Posljednje iskušenje Isusa Hrista...).

arapske riječi magrib, što znači zapad označavajući sve arapske zemlje sjeverne Afrike zapadno od Egipta: Maroko, Republiku Zapadnu Saharu, Alžir, Tunis i Libiju. U središnjem dijelu zemlje tipični krajolik pustinjske Afrike razbija vijenac planina Atlas, s najvišim vrhom Jebel Toupkal (4167 m), na kojem se snijeg rijetko otapa. Crvenkasto-sivkasti Atlas, golih brda i litica, sa seoskim oazama i kućama od blata okruženim palmama, čarobno je mjesto koje je poslužilo kao scenografija mnogim

Zapadno od vijenca Atlasa, u centralnom dijelu zemlje nalaze se: Fez, Meknes i Marakeš, najpoznatiji trgovački i kulturno-historijski gradovi Maroka, ali najvažnije usputne stanice današnjih turista. U uličicama medine bilo kojeg od ovih gradova, možete satima lutati po starim bazarima, arapskim sukovima, pazariti tipične suvenire, ili posmatrati majstore svog zanata na djelu. Grad Marakeš najveći je i najpoznatiji turistički centar Maroka. Vrijedi vidjeti veliki trg Djemaa El-Fna


žete iskusiti samo na licu mjesta. Ipak, to nije razlog da propustite da pogledate ovu izuzetnu atrakciju. U Fezu još pogledajte i medresu iz 14. vijeka Bou Inania, Berbersku apoteku i svetilište – Grobnicu Merenid. Prilikom posjete Maroka mnogi turisti, nažalost, zaobiđu Meknes, staru prijestolnicu zemlje s predivnom medinom. Tokom posjete obiđite Bab Mansour – jednu od 27 starih kapija medine, trg Hedim, Heri es-Souani i medresu Bou Inania.

Obilazak Maroka možete završiti posjetom luci Tandžir. Dok s druge strane Gibraltarskog moreuza posmatrate Španiju, razmišljajte o tome zašto su čuveni francuski slikar Henri Matisse, američki muzičar Jimi Hendrix, neki članovi Rolling Stonesa, britanski političar Winston Churchill, ili pisac Mark Twain, često posjećivali, ili čak jedno vrijeme živjeli u ovom lučkom gradu.

LUKA KOJU SU VOLJELI SLAVNI

prepun raznovrsnih tezgi i uličnih dešavanja koja privlače turiste, naročito u sumrak, također bojadžinice kože, džamiju Koutoubia, čuvene sukove s raznovrsnom robom, te Palaču El Bahia. Na kraju, odmorite se u oazi Bašti Majorelle, parku s tropskim rastinjem i kaktusima. U Fezu, u okviru medine nalazi se mjesto na kojem se u kamenim ‘bazenima’ farba koža. Čuvene fotografije s raznobojnim, kružnim otvorima, i lokalcima koji još od srednjeg vijeka na isti način obavljaju svoj posao, ne mogu da dočaraju neprijatne mirise bojenja kože u Kožarskom kvartu, koje mo-

Osim Agadira na krajnjem jugu, koji je ujedno i najpoznatije marokansko primorsko ljetovalište, s najpoznatijim hotelskim rizortima i pješčanim plažama, Kazablanka i glavni grad – Rabat, najveći su i najmoderniji gradovi Maroka na samoj obali Atlantika. Kazablanka je veliki grad, najpoznatiji po istoimenom filmu koji je sredinom prošlog vijeka proslavio ljubavnu priču Lauren Bacall i Humphreyja Bogarta, ali i po velikoj medini i trećoj najvećoj modernoj džamiji na svijetu – Džamija kralja Hasana II. S druge strane, u turistički manje posjećenom glavnom gradu Rabatu posjetite ruine starog grada koji su osnovali Kartaginjani, Hasanov toranj i Kraljevski mauzolej. U gradu možete vidjeti i Kraljevsku palaču, ali samo izvana.

Mnogi se slažu da je obilazak zemlje najbolje završiti uz zalazak sunca u mjestu Chefchaouen (ili Chaouen). Predivan gradić na obroncima Atlasa čuven je po bijelim kućama i nježno plavim detaljima. U smiraj dana, prošetajte starom medinom, ili potražite osvježenje kraj vodopada Ras el-Maa, u nekom od kafea.

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MOROCCO Incredible Country An

ONE OF THE MOST EXOTIC AND MOST VISITED COUNTRIES OF WEST AFRICA IS LOCATED BETWEEN ALGERIA AND THE SAHARAN ARAB DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC AT THE VERY NORTHWEST EDGE OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT Written by: Ivana DUKČEVIĆ

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orocco borders the Atlantic Ocean to the west, whereas the west Mediterranean Sea washes its shores to the far north. Between these two points, near the former town of powerful mafia and smugglers, and nowadays the port town of Tangier, Morocco comes closest to Europe—the Strait of Gibraltar separates Morocco from the southernmost tip of Spain by just 7 kilometers.

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KASBAH AND MEDINA Morocco is one of the Maghreb countries. Its name comes from the Arab word al-Maghribiyah, which means the West and refers to all the Arab countries of Northern Africa west of Egypt: Morocco, the Saharan Arab Democratic Republic, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. In the central part of the country, the monotony of desert landscapes typical of Africa is broken by the Atlas Mountain Range and its highest peak Jebel Toupkal (4167 m), where the snow rarely melts. The red and grey colors of the Atlas Mountains, the bare hills and cliffs, village oases and mud huts surrounded by palm trees, make up a wonderful place which made

it to the big screen. Here and there, between the cliffs and near the villages, blue waters of mountain brooks and rivers are finding their way down the mountains. River Draa (Darha or Dara), Morocco’s longest river, which flows through the Draa Valley, fairy-like little towns called Ouarzazate and Zagora, and a delightful oasis in the Ziz Valley, are some of the favorite tourist destinations in the Atlas Mountains. One of the most romantic Berber fortifications – Aït Benhaddou – is located on the plateaued basin of the Western Atlas Mountains. The so called kasbah or ksar, a town of red mud plaster buildings built along desert caravans paths, stands on a small hill on the left bank of the Ounila River oasis, where some of the Hollywood blockbusters were filmed (Prince of Persia, Gladiator, The Mummy, The Last Temptation of Christ, etc). Kasbah and medina, typical names of old cities and fortresses in Northern Africa, are generally bounded by walls. They are packed full of flat roof houses, mosques decorated in colorful tiles with geometrical and floral motifs in the labyrinth of narrow winding streets, and gardens with orange trees. Spanish Moors brought these architectural elements to Morocco in the 15th century when they were forced to abandon their homeland Andalusia – Al-Andalus.


INTERMEDIATE TOURIST STOPS West of the Atlas Range, in Central Morocco, Fez, Marrakech and Meknes, the most prominent trade, cultural and historic cities of Morocco, and today’s most important intermediate tourist stops, are located. You can spend hours wandering the street medinas of any of these cities exploring ancient bazaars and Arab souks, shopping for typical souvenirs, or watching master craftsmen at work. Marrakech is the largest and bestknown tourist center in Morocco. It is worth visiting the great Djemaa El-Fna square full of all sorts of stands and performers attracting tourists especially at dusk, leather tanneries, the Koutoubia mosque, famous souks with various types of merchandise, and the El Bahia Palace. Finally, catch your breath and relax at Majorelle Garden, an oasis with topical plants and cacti. In Fez, within the medina, there is a place where leather is tanned in “tanning pools” made of stone. Famous photographs with colorful circular opening and the local people who have been tanning leather the same way since the Middle Ages, cannot begin to illustrate the distinct odor of leather tanning in

the Leather District; this is the only place where you can experience it first-hand. In Fez, you should also see the fourteenth-century Bou Inania madrassa, Berber Pharmacy and a shrine – the Merenid Tombs. When visiting Morocco, many tourists unfortunately fail to visit Meknes, which was once the capital city of Morocco, and its wonderful medina. Take a tour around Bab Mansour, one of the medina’s 27 old gates, the Hedim Square, Heri esSouani and the Bou Inania madrassa.

PORT LOVED BY WELL KNOWN PEOPLE Apart from Agadir in the south, which is the best-known seaside destination in Morocco, famous for its hotel resorts and sandy beaches, Casablanca and the capital – Rabat are the largest and most modern cities of the Moroccan Atlantic coast. Casablanca is a big city, and the legendary Casablanca movie, the story of a great romance between Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart filmed in the 1950s, was named after it. Casablanca is also known for a grand medina and the world’s third largest modern-design mosque – King Hassan II Mosque. On the other hand, in the less visited capital city of Rabat you should explore the ruins of the old town founded by the Carthaginians, the Hassan Tower and the Royal Mausoleum. In Rabat, you can also see the Royal Palace, but only from the outside.

Many agree that the best way to end the tour around the country is to spend the sunset at Chefchaouen (or Chaouen). A charming little town on the brink of the Atlas Mountains is known for its white houses and details in light blue colors. As the sun goes down, take a stroll down streets of the old medina or stop by at some café or the Ras el-Maa Waterfall for a little refreshment.

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Chefchaouen, izgovara se Šafšavan, grad je na sjeverozapadu Maroka. To je glavni grad istoimene pokrajine, a poznat je po svojim zgradama u nijansama plave boje.

Chefchaouen is a city in northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name, and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.

Nazivaju ga Plavim gradom, ali bi se Chefchaouen tačnije rečeno mogao zvati 50 nijansi Plavog grada zbog mnoštva varijacija na jednu temu. Praškasta plava, cijan, zelenkasto plava, indigo, kobalt, azurno plava, srednje plava s tonovima ljubičaste – ofarban je u beskonačnom nizu nijansi koje ga čine, takav se dojam stiče, uistinu živim.

It’s called the Blue City, but Chefchaouen could more accurately be called the 50 Shades of Blue City, as it’s full of so many variations on a theme. Powder blue, cyan, robin’s-egg, indigo, cobalt, azure, periwinkle – it’s painted in an endless array of shades that make it feel truly alive.

Legenda pripovijeda da praksa plavih zgrada potiče iz 15. vijeka, kada su Jevreji izbjegli bježeći od Španske inkvizicije i nastanili se u Chefchaouenu. Prema jevrejskom vjerovanju, plava podsjeća na obožavatelje neba, te time na Boga.

According to legend, the practice of blue buildings dates back to the 15th century, when Jews fled the Spanish Inquisition and settled in Chefchaouen. In the Jewish faith, blue reminds worshippers of the sky, and therefore, God.

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10 Zanimljivosti

o Maroku

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Maroko je udaljen samo 13 km od Evrope, preko Gibraltarskog moreuza. Morocco is only 13 km from Europe, across the Strait of Gibraltar. 2.

Marokanci pišu o svijetu od 14. vijeka, počevši s marokanskim islamskim učenjakom Ibn Battutom, koji je proputovao nevjerovatnih 5000 milja tokom 30 godina prepričavajući svoju priču u Rihli (Putovanje). Moroccans have been writing about the world since the 14th century, beginning with Moroccan Islamic scholar Ibn Battuta, who 34

traveled an astounding 5,000 miles over 30 years, recounting his story in the Rihla (The Journey).

associated with water like public baths, drains, sinks... 4.

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Engleska riječ genie potječe direktno od arapske riječi djinn označavajući duhovno biće koje može igrati neku ulogu u ljudskim životima ako se pozove. U Maroku se vjeruje da džinovi posjećuju mjesta povezana s vodom kao što su javna kupatila, odvodi, sudopere... The English word genie comes directly from the Arabic word djinn, denoting a spiritual being that may play some part in human affairs if called upon. In Morocco, djinns are believed to frequent places

Maroko je najveći prerađivač i izvoznik sardina na svijetu. Morocco is the largest processor and exporter of sardines in the world. 5.

Bijela je boja žalosti u Maroku. Marokanska udovica nosi bijelo 40 dana nakon smrti njenog muža. White is the color of mourning in Morocco. A Moroccan widow wears white for 40 days after the death of her husband.


10 Interesting

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Bilo koji marokanski muškarac ili žena koji, koja je sherfa (za kojeg, koju se vjeruje da potječe od poslanika Muhameda) dobija titulu Lalla, Sidi ili Moulay.

Jedna od riječi za novac u Maroku je wusakh d-dunya, u prijevodu prljavština svijeta. Marokanski novac zvanično se zove dirham (skraćeno DH).

Any Moroccan man or woman who is sherfa (believed to be descended from the Prophet Muhammad) is given the title Lalla, Sidi, or Moulay, as a matter of course.

One of the words for money in Morocco is wusakh d-dunya, or “dirt of the world”. Moroccan money is formally called the dirham (abbreviated DH).

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Tradicionalno jetra, a ne srce, smatra se simbolom ljubavi u Maroku. Traditionally the liver, not the heart, is considered to be the symbol of love in Morocco.

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Marokanci u šali nazivaju vodu iz slavine Sidi Robinet, što se može prevesti kao Gospođa česma, a voda je pitka u većini dijelova zemlje. Moroccans jokingly call their tap water Sidi Robinet (Sir, or Lord, Tap), and it is drinkable in most parts of the country.

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Maroko ima 446,550 kvadratnih kilometara i malo je veći od Kalifornije. Morocco has 446,550 square km and is slightly larger than California. 35


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Koje je vaše idealno

MJESTO ZA ODMOR? Bliži se vrijeme zimskih odmora. Naravno, ljubitelji skijanja i zimskih radosti dolaze na svoje, no nije nužno obilaziti svjetska skijališta da biste bili u trendu. Naš mali kviz će Vam pomoći da shvatite koja ste vrsta putnika i koje destinacije su vaša inspiracija, jer godišnjim dobima ipak ne moramo ‘robovati’.

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Koji su vaši najčešći razlozi za odlazak na odmor? a) Odmor i relaksacija b) Mogu se baviti svojim omiljenim aktivnostima c) Promjena svakodnevnice d) Istraživanje novih gradova i kultura

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Koje turističke atrakcije su vam najprimamljivije? a) Prirodne ljepote poput klisura, pećina, vodopada, riječnih brzaca b) Široke njujorške avenije

NAJVIŠE ODGOVORA POD A Vi ste istinski ljubitelj aktivnosti na otvorenom, uživate u zelenilu i svježem zraku. Ovog ljeta se počastite jednosedmičnim bijegom u Alpe i barem jednom mjesečno priuštite sebi relaksaciju i odmor izvan grada, širom Bosne i Hercegovine. NAJVIŠE ODGOVORA POD B Gradska džungla je vaš prirodni ambijent! Poznata su vam sva aktuelna in mjesta u gradu i uvijek imate savjet gdje ići i šta raditi. Ovog ljeta priuštite sebi neprocjenjivo iskustvo i posjetite neku od velikih svjetskih metropola o kojoj ste uvijek maštali.

c) Bijele pješčane plaže d) Dvorci i arheološke iskopine 3

Ko je vaš idealni partner za putovanje? a) Niko – idealan par za odmor smo ja i dobra knjiga b) Uvijek putujem u paketu s prijateljima i porodicom c) Samo s najboljim prijateljem ili partnerom d) Svejedno mi je ko je uz mene sve dok mogu pratiti moj tempo

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Šta je obično prva stvar koju uradite kada dođete na odredište svog putovanja?

NAJVIŠE ODGOVORA POD C Vi + plaža = kombinacija iz snova! Bez obzira da li ste izabrali živahne destinacije ili puste uvale, za odmor su vam dovoljni zvuk valova i dodir ljetnog povjetarca. Za više nego neprocjenjiv odmor ove godine isprobajte neki od vodenih sportova, poput ronjenja, ili se jednostavno prepustite suncu, moru i pijesku.

a) Odmah započnem istraživanje lokalnih zanimljivosti b) Opuštam se u spa centru

NAJVIŠE ODGOVORA POD D

c) Bacim se na plažu

Vi ste maštovita osoba uvijek gladna upoznavanja novih kultura. Prepustite se stazi svojih sjećanja i počastite historijskom turom po evropskim dvorcima ili naslijeđu Maja – bit ćete zahvalni sami sebi za ovaj kreativni podsticaj.

d) Posjetim dobar restoran

Bez obzira šta izabrali, Mastercard ima nekoliko korisnih savjeta za vaša plaćanja kako biste imali najbolji odmor. Pronađite ih na www.mastercard.com 36


What is your perfect

VACATION SPOT?

Time of winter holidays is approaching. Fans of skiing and winter joys are already over the Moon, but even if you are not in this category, there is no reason to let some snow keep you away from making new priceless memories. Our quiz will help you understand which type of traveller you are and choose your next destination for rest and exploration.

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Which of these is the biggest reason you go on a vacation? a) Rest and relaxation b) Engaging in my favourite activities c) Change of scenery and a total break from everyday activities d) Exploring new cities and cultures

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Which kind of tourist attractions is most appealing to you? a) Natural beauties, such as gorges, caves and white water rapids b) Bustling streets of New York

MOSTLY A You are a true outdoor person, enjoying greenery and fresh air. This summer, treat yourself to a one-week Alpine getaway and make a city break around Bosnia and Herzegovina at least once a month for full R&R effect. MOSTLY B City jungle is your natural habitat! You know what the trendiest places are and always have a tip for people where to go and what to do. This summer, make a new priceless experience for yourself and visit a global city destination you have always dreamed of.

c) White sandy beaches d) Ruins and castles 3

Who is your ideal travel companion? a) No one – my ideal holiday is me and a good book b) I travel in packs of friends and family c) Only my best friend or my partner d) It’s all the same to me, as long as they can keep up with my tempo

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What is typically the first thing you do when you reach your travel destination?

MOSTLY C You + beach = match made in heaven! Whether you choose bustling spots or secluded bays, you rest to the sound of the waves and touch of summer breeze. For a more priceless holiday, this year take up a new water sport like diving or simply, pack light to enjoy your seaside adventure to the fullest.

a) Start exploring the local scene b) Relax at a spa centre

MOSTLY D

c) Hit the beach

You have an imaginative spirit hungry for culture. Take a trip down memory lane and treat yourself to a historical tour of European castles or Mayan heritage – you’ll thank yourself all year round for this creative boost.

d) Go to a nice restaurant

No matter where you go, Mastercard has a few useful tips for your payments so you can have the best version of your holiday! For more information please visit www.mastercard.com

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DOČEK 2018. GODINE

SLAVI PO SVIJETU! Svi oni koji požele otići u susjedne zemlje, ili dalje, bit će u iskušenju koje odredište odabrati, jer se u ponudi turističkih agencija nalaze brojna primamljiva mjesta od kojih svako mami vlastitom atmosferom i kulturno-historijskom pričom Piše: Elma ZEĆO


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ez imalo sumnje, Istanbul je jedan od najljepših gradova na svijetu. S tuzlanskom agencijom Golden Tours u njemu Novu godinu možete dočekati za već od 360 KM, a termini polaska avionom s Međunarodnog aerodrama Sarajevo su 29.12. i 30.12.2017.

ŠAROLIKA PONUDA VIP Travels nudi novogodišnje pakete koji uključuju 4, 5 dana boravka na određenoj destinaciji, s mogućnošću prijevoza avionom i autobusom. U opticaju su Istanbul, Dubai, Pariz, Moskva avionom s početnom cijenom od 399 KM, a autobusom Rim, Prag, Milano, Venecija, Toskana, Krakov, Beč i Berlin s početnom cijenom od 195 KM. U susjednoj Hrvatskoj ljeti popularne destinacije mame turiste i zimi: Dubrovnik sa svojim hotelima poput Sheratona, Grand Hotel Parka i Rixosa, te Makarska s hotelima Park i Meteor, čije se cijene za dva noćenja po osobi na bazi polupansiona kreću od 380 KM. Kao hit ponuda izdvaja se doček Nove godine u Trogiru sa smještajem u hotelu Medena po cijeni od samo 150 KM! Obilježavanje Nove godine u cijeloj Hrvatskoj nudi agencija Centrotours posebno izdvajajući kod njih uvijek veoma traženi Dubrovnik, gdje će na kultnom dubrovačkom Stradunu nastupati Dino Merlin. Na preko deset evropskih putovanja, među kojima su omiljeni Prag, Venecija, Rim i Beč, kreće se autobusom i može ostati od četiri do šest dana. S druge strane, njihova avio putovanja vode vas ovaj put u Istanbul po cijeni od 399 KM, Pariz od 989 KM, dok u Dubaiju možete provesti pet noći po cijeni od 1879 KM. S agencijom Relax Tours 29. decembra možete otputovati avionom u Rim, Andaluziju, Dubai i Istanbul. U ovoj agenciji avio ture su uvijek najprodavanije, a Rim se ove godine izdvaja kao highli-

ght. Tako je za 595 KM osiguran direktni let iz Mostara, te četiri noćenja u hotelu s četiri zvjezdice – Ergife Palace. Prednost njegove lokacije je blizina metro stanice, što turistima omogućava lakše kretanje po italijanskoj prijestolnici. Ako se odlučite za Andaluziju, bit ćete u prilici, između ostalih, vidjeti Cordobu, Malagu, Granadu, a Novu godinu dočekati u Sevilli. Cijena se kreće od 1399 KM i uključuje devet noćenja. Nešto skuplje je putovanje u Dubai, od 1599 KM, a uključuje sedam noćenja u kvalitetnim hotelima iz svjetskih lanaca hotela. Kada je riječ o kraćim bus turama, izdvaja se doček Nove godine u Milanu po odličnoj cijeni od 299 KM za dvije noći, te Budimpešti. Relax Tours organizuje također doček po cijeloj Jadranskoj obali, na planinama, a specijalna ponuda je Hotel Sheraton s pet zvjezdica u Dubrovniku po cijeni od 299 KM za tri noćenja.

Putovanje u jugoistočnu Aziju Ponuda agencije M97 za Novu godinu je drugačija. Osim Istanbula, u ponudi su Atina, Bodrum i Bali s datumom polijetanja 31. decembra. Do grčke prijestolnice ide se kombinovano – autobusom pa potom avionom iz Beograda. Tokom

ovog putovanja bit ćete u mogućnosti posjetiti znamenitosti grada, poluotok Peloponez i Mikenu. Cijena s taksama iznosi 799 KM. Po istoj cijeni stižete i do jednog od najekskluzivnijih gradova turske rivijere, Bodruma. Let je planiran na relaciji Sarajevo-Istanbul-Bodrum, gdje ćete poslije proslave Nove godine biti u prilici otići na različite izlete posjećujući Pamučnu palaču, odnosno, Pamukkale, kompleks unikatnih mineralnih izvora, te grčki otok Kos.

Tu je i desetodnevno putovanje vrijedno svakog uloženog novčića! Za 2400 KM s uračunatim taksama iz Sarajeva preko Dohe naći ćete se na čuvenom otoku Baliju, koji će vas sa svim onim što vas tamo čeka toliko osvojiti da ćete ponovo poželjeti doći u goste. 39


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NEW YEAR'S EVE 2018 CELEBRATE ACROSS THE WORLD!

For anyone wanting to visit our neighbouring countries, or go further abroad, it will be hard to pick the destination, as there are numerous tempting places on offer by travel agencies, where each place entices with its atmosphere and cultural and historical story Written by: Elma ZEĆO

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ithout doubt, Istanbul is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With Tuzla-based travel agency Golden Tours, you can celebrate the New Year there starting from 360 KM, and the departure dates by plane from Sarajevo International Airport are 29.12. and 30.12.2017.

Varied offering VIP Travels offers New Year's packages which include 4-5 day stays at a certain destination, with the possibility of flying by plane or travelling by bus. Destinations on offer include Istanbul, Dubai, Paris, and Moscow by plane with a starting price from 399 KM, and the options by bus include Rome,

Prague, Milan, Venice, Tuscany, Krakow, Vienna and Berlin with a starting price from 195 KM. In neighbouring Croatia, the destinations that are ordinarily popular in summer also tempt tourists in winter: Dubrovnik, with its hotels, such as Sheraton, Grand Hotel Park and Rixos, and


Travel agency Centrotours has offers for the New Year all across Croatia, particularly singling out the much sought out Dubrovnik, where Dino Merlin will perform at the cult main street of Dubrovnik called Stradun. On over ten European trips, where favourites include Prague, Venice, Rome and Vienna, departure is by bus and you can stay between four and six days. On the other hand, their plane trips will take you to Istanbul this time, starting from 399 KM, Paris from 989 KM, and you can spend five nights in Dubai starting from 1879 KM.

Makarska, with hotels Park and Meteor, where the prices for two nights per person for half board start from 380 KM. A hit offer that stands out is New Year's Eve in Trogir with accommodation at Medena Hotel for only 150 KM!

Travel agency Relax Tours can take you to Rome, Andalusia, Dubai and Istanbul by plane on December 29. At this agency, the plane packages are their best sellers, and the highlight of this year is Rome. For 595 KM, you can take a direct flight from Mostar, and spend four nights at a four-star hotel – Ergife Palace. The advantage of its location is that it is close to the metro station, which enables easier movement across the Italian capital for tourists. If you decide to go to Andalusia, you will have the opportunity to see, among other places, Cordoba, Malaga, Granada, and celebrate the New Year in Seville. Prices start from 1399 KM for nine nights. Somewhat pricier is their trip to Dubai, from 1599 KM, including seven nights in high-quality hotels, which are

part of the world's largest hotel chains. When it comes to shorter bus tours, we would single out New Year in Milan at a great price from 299 KM for two nights, and Budapest. Relax Tours also organises New Year's Eve across the Adriatic coast, and on mountains, and the special offer is five-star Hotel Sheraton in Dubrovnik at a price of 299 KM for three nights.

Travel to Southeast Asia The New Year's offering of travel agency M97 is different. Apart from Istanbul, they offer Athens, Bodrum and Bali, with a departure date of December 31. To reach the Greek capital, the trip is combined – by bus and then plane from Belgrade. As part of this trip, you will have the opportunity to visit the city sights, the Peloponnese peninsula and Mycenae. The price, including taxes, is 799 KM. For the same price, you can visit one of the most exclusive cities of the Turkish Riviera, Bodrum. The flight is planned via Sarajevo-Istanbul-Bodrum, where after celebrating the New Year you will have the opportunity to go on various field trips, including to the Cotton Castle, i.e., Pamukkale, a complex of unique mineral springs, and to the Greek island of Kos. There is also a ten-day trip that is worth every penny! For 2400 KM, which includes taxes, with a flight from Sarajevo via Doha, you will find yourself on the famous island of Bali, which will win you over so much with all that awaits there, that you will wish to return. 41


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Praznično veselje u

TIvtu

Proslave koje će se pamtiti

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krasne sijalice, radosna svjetlost, tople novogodišnje kućice, ukusi gastro specijaliteta, dječija igra, performans, osmjesi na licima prolaznika, miris kuhanog vina, muzika za sve ukuse i vatromet prepun prazničnih toplih boja – sve su to riječi koje opisuju Tivat u decembru i januaru. Gradska riva Pine u Tivtu za vrijeme Adventa diše punim plućima, dobije jedan, zaista, novi sjaj i svakom ko odabere da baš ovdje provede svoje praznike može uljepšati svaki

trenutak. I velike estradne zvijezde izabrale su Tivat da mu posvete svoje vesele note i predivne pjesme, i velike zvijezde će sijati iznad tivatskog neba. Cjelokupan program počinje 25.12.2017. godine s Božićnim bazarom i večernjim koncertom Trio Gušti, a završava se 07.01.2018. godine također Božićnim bazarom i koncertom Ane Bekute. Program je koncipiran od mnogobrojnih dešavanja za različite muzič-

ke ukuse i starosne strukture. Kroz 15 dana zabave u Tivtu sve građane, goste, turiste očekuju: pop večeri, rock večeri, funk večeri, dani i noći tamburaša, truba i saksofona, lokalni DJ-evi, Dječija Nova godina, performansi, kao i bogat gastro program, koji će pružati kućice u novogodišnjem ruhu. Preostaje vam samo da uplovite u tivatsku luku, a potom u raskošno osmišljenju Novu 2018. godinu. Dobro došli u Tivat!

VELIČANSTVENI PROGRAM U novogodišnju noć sve slavljenike uvodi ime hrvatske estrade koje nikog ne ostavlja ravnodušnim – Gibonni, a predgrupa ovog velikog izvođača je Trubute band Red Hot Chili Papers. Prvi dan u 2018. godini bit će u duhu ozbiljne klasične muzike kroz koncert pod nazivom Na lijepome plavom Jadranu, koji će se održati u 13:00h na Gradskoj rivi Pine u Tivtu. Kroz večer 01.01.2018. godine vodi vas još jedno veliko ime – Željko Joksimović, kome će u uljepšavanju noći pomoći i jedna mlada dama, Tivćanka Nina Petković. U Tivtu 02.01.2018. godine gostuje Neda Ukraden, uz Beyonce band i DJ podršku.

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Joyful Festivities iN

Tivat Memorable Celebrations

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ecorative lights, festive light, cozy New Year cottages, foodie treats, kids’ games, performers, smile on the faces of passers-by, the smells of mulled wine, music to everyone’s taste and fireworks in warm festive colors – these are the words which describe Tivat in December and January. Gradska riva Pine (the Pina Town Quay) in Tivat is in full swing at Advent; there is a unique glow to it which can make every moment special to everyone who chooses

to spend their holiday here. The big performers on the music scene have decided to dedicate their happy musical notes and beautiful songs to Tivat, and the big stars will shine bright in the sky above Tivat. The whole program starts on 25th December 2017 with a Christmas Bazaar and an evening concert of the Trio Gušti, and ends on 7th January 2018 also with a Christmas Bazaar and an Ana Bekuta concert. The program comprises numerous events which are suited to everyone’s taste and all age groups. Throughout the 15 days of fun in Tivat, all its citizens and guests, tourists can expect: pop evenings, rock evenings, funk evenings, days and evenings with tambourine, trumpet and saxophone players, local DJs, Children’s New Year, performers, as well as various types of food and beverages featured in cottages decorated for the New Year’s Eve. The only thing left for you to do is to sail into the Tivat harbor and then the glamorously designed 2018 New Year’s program. Welcome to Tivat!

MAGNIFICENT PROGRAM On behalf of the Croatian music scene, Gibonni – a signer who does not leave anyone indifferent – will entertain all the visitors at the New Year’s Eve Celebration, while the Red Hot Chili Papers Tribute Band will play the opening act for this amazing performer. The first day of 2018 will be devoted to a classical music concert called At the Beautiful Blue Adriatic Sea, which will begin at 1 p.m. at Gradska riva Pine (the Pina Town Quay) in Tivat. Your entertainer for the evening of 1st January 2018 will be another famous singer – Željko Joksimović, and he will be accompanied by Nina Petković, a young lady from Tivat, who will help him in making the evening wonderful. On 2nd January 2018, Tivat will host Neda Ukraden, and the Beyonce Band and a DJ will play along with her.

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Božićna i novogodišnja

čarolija Splita SPLIT JE POSEBNO MJESTO NA KRAJU GODINE PREDSTAVLJAJUĆI KAO ADVENTSKA I NOVOGODIŠNJA DESTINACIJA PRAVU PUSTOLOVINU. ZATO OKUPITE BLIŽNJE SVOJE I KRENITE NA PUT KAKO BISTE UPRAVO OVDJE NAZDRAVILI 2018. GODINI

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danima Adventa Splitom se širi čarolija dolaska Božića, svuda se osjeti toplina zapaljenih svijeća, dok svečanu atmosferu zagrijavaju brojni zabavni, muzički i kulturni programi.

Svečana atmosfera Cijeli grad živi u blagdanskom ozračju, a njegovi trgovi postaju adventske pozornice. Tako se splitska Pjaca pretvara u najveseliju zabavu zahvaljujući manifestaciji Advent na Pjaci. Jedan od splitskih simbola zabave, druženja i topline praznika su također i kućice na Rivi. Stoga ćete na Božićnom sajmu na Rivi i ove godine moći uživati u božićnim ukrasima, suvenirima i bogatoj gastronomskoj ponudi, kao i muzičkim nastupima. Svaki dan na centralnoj pozornici posjetitelje očekuje šarolik muzički i umjetnički program – od tematskih večernjih nastupa raznih DJeva i zabavnih bendova do dnevnih koncerata, nastupa klapa i izvođača klasične muzike, koji će domaćim i stranim gostima donijeti dašak tradicionalnog božićnog ugođaja. I Đardin je pretvoren u božićnu čaroliju. Ovaj kutak za djecu i mlade svijetli u šarenim bojama božićnih ukrasa i prigodnih dječijih 3D likova, prepun muzičkih i dramskih programa kao i plesnih nastupa. A uz pune vreće poklona doći će i

najdraži blagdanski likovi sv. Nikola i sv. Luce, no, najmlađi će imati priliku da uživaju i u dječijem Badnjaku te dječijem dočeku Nove godine. Već u ulici kralja Tomislava, ispred Galerije umjetnina, dočekuje vas jedan novi-stari božićni sajam nazvan Galadvent, s tim da će i novootvorena Turistička palača zasjati u božićnom ruhu okićena lampicama i božićnim drvcima pričajući gastro zabavnu priču s programom prilagođenim za sve uzraste.

Vesela noć plesa i muzike Već šestu godinu zaredom u gradu pod Marjanom održava se jedinstveni Gastroadvent u svijetu. Adventski se vijenci izrađuju od

namirnica iz mediteranske kuhinje, koja odiše skromnošću, ali i tradicijom i zdravljem. Božićne svečanosti nezamislive su bez prigodnih pjesama. Na atraktivnim lokacijama grada, kao što su Peristil, Pjaca, Voćni trg i Vestibul, a capela izvedbama božićnih pjesama sugrađane i goste darivat će ženska vokalna skupina folklornog ansambla odjevena u narodne nošnje. U Splitu ćete doživjeti i nezaboravan doček Nove godine uz dobru zabavu i spektakularan ponoćni vatromet. Prvi na sceni nastupa Mjesni odbor svirajući vesele hitove koji spajaju otočni rock, funk, polke i reggae, dok u Novu godinu sve slavljenike uvodi jedan od najboljih zabavljača na ovim prostorima – Joško Čagalj Jole & band. Za dobru atmosferu do sitnih jutarnjih sati bit će već zaduženi Gustafi. Split se također već sedam godina ubraja u najpoželjnije plesne destinacije. Ako želite zaplesati u ritmu koji pokreće, Voćni trg s urnebesnim salsa dočekom Nove godine bit će pravi izbor za vašu dušu. www.visitsplit.com

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Christmas and New Year’s Eve

Magic in Split SPLIT IS A SPECIAL PLACE TO BE AT THE END OF THE YEAR AND IT IS A REAL ADVENTURE DURING ADVENT AND NEW YEAR’S EVE SEASON. SO, GATHER UP YOUR DEAR ONES AND HEAD OUT TO SPLIT TO MAKE A TOAST TO 2018 RIGHT THERE

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uring the days of Advent, the magic of the upcoming Christmas spreads across Split and the warmth radiating from lighted candles can be felt, while the festive atmosphere is warmed up by numerous entertainment, music and cultural programs.

Festive Atmosphere The whole city gets in the holiday spirit, and its squares become the Advent stages. Pjaca, the main square in Split, turns into the most jovial party location thanks to the Advent at Pjaca event. One of the symbols of fun, time spent together and warmth over the holidays in Split are the cottages at the Riva, the main promenade. Among the exhibits at this year’s Christmas Fair at the Riva, you will find Christmas ornaments, souvenirs, a great selection of food and beverages, and music performances. A rich musical and artistic program will be held on the main stage

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every day – from thematic evening concerts of various DJs and bands to daytime concerts, singing groups’ and classical music performances, bringing the flavor of traditional Christmas atmosphere to both local and foreign guests. Đardin is also transformed into a Christmas-themed wonderland. This little place for children and the young people is decorated in colorful lights and 3D cartoon characters, and features numerous music and theater play programs as well as dance performances. St Nicholas and St Lucia, the two most popular characters of the season, are going to bring along sacks full of presents, but the youngest children will have an opportunity to enjoy children’s Christmas Eve and children’s New Year’s Eve celebration. There is a new-old Christmas fair called Gala Advent at Kralja Tomislava Street, and the newly opened Tourist Palace, with lights and Christmas trees adding sparkle to the holiday decor, will tell an


amusing gastro story with a program suited for visitors of all ages.

Jolly Night of Dance and Music For the sixth year in a row, Gastro Advent, a unique and original event, takes place in the city under Marjan. Advent wreaths are made of various types of food used in the Mediterranean cuisine reflected in modesty, tradition and health. It is impossible to imagine the Christmas festivities without Christmas carols. At wonderful locations in the city, such as the Peristyle, Pjaca, Voćni trg and the Vestibule, vocal folklore ensembles made up of female singers dressed in traditional folk costumes will perform a cappella harmonies and greet their fellow citizens and guests. An unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration in Split features spectacular fireworks at midnight. The first to perform is Mjesni odbor, a band which plays the most popular festive songs blending island rock, funk, polka and reggae, while the last to perform before the clock stikes midnight is one of the best entertainers around here – Joško Čagalj Jole & this band. Gustafi band is in charge of making the visitors enjoy the good atmosphere until the early morning.

For the past seven years, Split has also been among the most popular nightlife destinations. If you want to dance to the rhythm that moves you from deep within, the crazy salsa New Year’s Eve party at Voćni trg is the perfect choice for you. www.visitsplit.com

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SARAJEVO ODLUČNO IDE NAPRIJED SLIJEDEĆI SA SVAKIM NOVIM PROJEKTOM VIZIJU METROPOLE. S VELIKIM BROJEM ZABAVA I DOGAĐAJA SPREMNO JE ZA DOČEK NOVE GODINE U KOJU ĆE PRIVUČENI MAGIJOM BH. PRIJESTOLNICE STIĆI BROJNI GOSTI NE SAMO IZ DRUGIH BH. GRADOVA, NEGO I REGIONA. U RITMU MUZIKE, OBASJANI VELIKIM VATROMETOM, SRCA SLAVLJENIKA ZNAT ĆE SAMO ZA RADOST I VESELJE. ALI, NE ZABORAVITE, OVDJE ZABAVA NE PRESTAJE 31. DECEMBRA.

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SARAJEVO Fairy Tale

WITH EACH NEW PROJECT, SARAJEVO IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO FULFILLING ITS VISION OF BECOMING A WORLD METROPOLIS. NEW YEAR’S EVE WILL BE CELEBRATED AT VARIOUS PARTIES AND EVENTS ORGANIZED THROUGHOUT THE CITY. THE MAGIC OF THE BOSNIAN-HERZEGOVINIAN CAPITAL WILL ATTRACT MANY VISITORS NOT ONLY FROM CITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY, BUT FROM ALL OVER THE REGION AS WELL. VISITORS WILL GET TO EXPERIENCE PURE BLISS AND JOY AS THE RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT GOES ON UNDER BRIGHTLY LIT SKIES. AND DO NOT FORGET, THE FUN IN SARAJEVO DOES NOT STOP ON DECEMBER 31ST.

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NERMIN MUZUR, DIREKTOR TURISTIČKE ZAJEDNICE KS

SARAJEVO je IN NAKON ŠTO JE VIŠE OD DESET GODINA RADIO NA ODGOVORNIM POZICIJAMA ZA L’ORÉAL PARIS, PREUZEO JE RUKOVODEĆU POZICIJU U TURIZMU DAJUĆI NAJBOLJE OD SEBE SARAJEVU I SVOJOJ DRŽAVI Razgovarala: Elma ZEĆO, Fotografije: Irfan REDŽOVIĆ

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avikli na starinske koncepte poimanja razvoja privrede, upravu je Nermin Muzur, direktor Turističke zajednice Kantona Sarajevo, kada kaže da veliki broj građana zbog toga još uvijek s nevjericom prihvata da turizam u BiH može biti ozbiljna ekonomska grana. “Turizam, koji je uvijek bio potencijal, danas je već trebao biti naša realnost iz koje crpimo velike prihode. Najbolji pokazatelj da se radi o najbrže rastućoj grani ogleda se u podatku da je u Kantonu Sarajevo od preko 10.000 novozaposlenih njih preko 60% uposleno u turizmu i ugostiteljstvu”, pojašnjava direktor Muzur, koji zajedno sa svojim malim timom djelatnika intenzivno radi na promociji kulturno-historijskih znamenitosti ovog područja bilježeći već značajne rezultate za manje od godinu dana rada novoosnovane Turističke zajednice KS.

UNOVČIMO NAŠE RESURSE Posjećujući svjetske sajmove, kakve ste obično reakcije zapazili? – Turistička zajednica KS u svoje je prioritetne stavke uvrstila promociju Kantona Sarajevo, odnosno, mi promovišemo BiH, a kroz BiH Sarajevo kao glavni grad i turističku destina-

ciju. Odlučili smo promociju podići na veći nivo, a akcenat smo stavili na razvoj saradnje između javnog i privatnog sektora. Tako smo bili na sajmu u Rijadu, Dubaiju, na Tajvanu, te u Londonu, dok ovog mjeseca slijedi Izmir, odakle u BiH dolazi veliki broj turista. Zbog toga je važno tamo još bolje predstaviti Kanton Sarajevo kako bi privukli još veći broj turista. Tajvan smo posjetili zbog toga što smo azijsko tržište prepoznali kao najveći potencijal u narednom periodu. Izuzetno smo zadovoljni odzivom i zainteresovanošću za BiH, te koliko je dobro poznaju tamošnji ljudi, koji su već dolazili. Pokušat ćemo sve turističke zajednice iz BiH objediniti na jednom promotivnom štandu, jer je interesovanje u porastu, što zahtijeva intenzivniju promociju kako bismo potencijale mogli kapitalizirati. Kome je Sarajevo, uključujući sarajevsku regiju, najzanimljivije? – Turistička zajednica KS duže od šest mjeseci vodi svoju bazu podataka na osnovu kojih elektronski prati prijavu gostiju u gradu. Prema tim podacima i podacima Zavoda za statistiku KS, može se reći da od evropskih zemalja najveći broj turista dolazi iz Republike Turske, dok među zemljama koje nisu u Evropi prednjače Saudijska Arabija

VIZNE OLAKŠICE, VIŠE TURISTA “U saradnji s nadležnim institucijama pokušavamo vizni režim za znatan broj zemalja učiniti jednostavnijim, posebno Kinu i arapske zemlje, jer bi to zasigurno dalo veliki doprinos ekonomiji i turizmu. Zabilježen je porast turista iz Daleke Azije, stoga bi nam mnogo značila vizna olakšica – uspostavljanje turističkih viza u trajanju od jednog mjeseca i njihovo izdavanje uz olakšanu proceduru. Pregovori između Vijeća ministara i Vlade Kine u poodmakloj su fazi. Srbija i Crna Gora, koje su to već uradile i imaju dobre efekte, također pokušavaju da ubrzaju proceduru za BiH, jer je turistima naša zemlja zanimljiva i, naravno, kada dolaze s tako daleke destinacije žele da posjete kompletnu regiju. Ova priča finalizirat će se, takav je plan, u narednom periodu i promijeniti konfiguraciju broja dolazećih turista.”

i Ujedinjeni Arapski Emirati. Potom dolaze zemlje regiona, gdje se izdvaja Hrvatska. Ukupan broj turista u Sarajevu u stalnom je porastu. U tri mjeseca ljetne sezone imali smo porast u odnosu na prethodnu godinu za 26%. Taj trend se nastavio i u mjesecima poslije ljetne sezone bilježeći porast od 13 do 15%, što je u kontekstu svjetskog trenda veoma dobar prosjek. Šta turiste najviše zanima? – U jeku ljetne sezone Turistička zajednica KS napravila je pilot projekat anketirajući preko 1000 turista iz svih krajeva svijeta u Sarajevu. Motivi dolaska u Sarajevo kod 74% turista bili su odmor i opuštanje, dok je 58% navelo upoznavanje kulture i kulturnih znamenitosti. Njih 90% bili su zadovoljni boravkom u 51


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Sarajevu i spremni su ga preporučiti prijateljima kao potencijalnu destinaciju koju trebaju da obiđu. Stvari s kojima nisu bili zadovoljni odnose se, naprimjer, na putnu infrastrukturu i gužvu u saobraćaju. Zanimljiv je i način na koji su saznali za Sarajevo: preko 60% putem interneta, potom slijede preporuke prijatelja i rodbine, a njih 10, 11% stiglo je posredstvom agencija iz BiH ili matičnih zemalja. Nastavit ćemo s anketama kako bismo dobili što bolju sliku o turistima, koji također smatraju da je više nego isplativo doći ovdje.

KORISNE INVESTICIJE Da li je ekonomski opravdano organizovati pompeznu proslavu Nove godine? – Dva su argumenta zašto to treba raditi. S prošlogodišnjom Novom godinom poslali smo u svijet sliku da je Sarajevo metropola spremna da napravi manifestaciju na otvorenom za sto hiljada ljudi bez ijednog incidenta; da se manifestacija organizuje na svjetskom nivou i da po njenom završetku u roku od dva sata grad ponovo bude čist i prohodan. Na taj način podižemo svijest o Sarajevu kao turističkoj destinaciji i turističkom brendu. Ako želimo da pričamo o turizmu i o povećanju broja turista, na tom polju moramo istrajavati. Pokazatelji stopostotne opravdanosti organizacije ovakvih događaja ogledaju se u jednostavnim parametrima: broju ljudi koji dođu u Sarajevo, broju noćenja, prihodima od boravišne takse, PDV-u i potrošenom novcu za vrijeme boravka. Cilj je bio prošlu vrhunsku Novu godinu, ako je moguće, nadograditi. Turistička zajednica osmislila je bogat trodnevni novogodišnji program koji poklanja Sarajlijama i gostima grada. Pored centralnog događaja – koncerta Zdravka Čolića, te koncerta Crvene jabuke, između ostalog, dan prije Nove godine pred Vječnom vatrom Sarajevska filharmonija priredit će koncert dobrodošlice za goste 52

i stanovnike Sarajeva. Novcem, koji će se potrošiti u toku svečanih dana, investicija će višestruko biti učinjena isplativom. Postoje li mjesta na kojima ste se Vi najljepše osjećali kao turista? – Preko deset godina sam radio u privatnom sektoru i u skladu s prirodom posla stalno putovao obilazeći brojne zemlje. Za Pariz me vežu poslovni razlozi, Konju duhovni, a Madrid sportski. Međutim, drago mi je da sam i BiH upoznao do posljednjeg detalja. Posjetio sam sve i male i velike gradove. Pamtite li s putovanja događaje vrijedne prepričavanja? – Ima jedan koji se desio nedavno. Ne tiče se mene lično, ali tiče mene kao građanina Sarajeva, koji voli svoju domovinu. Prilikom čekiranja pasoša na aerodromu u Londonu, nakon što je policajka pogledala moj pasoš izdvojila je deset minuta da mi kaže da ima najbolje mišljenje o BiH, posebno o Sarajevu, gdje je njena kćerka bila prošle godine. Izgubila je torbu, dokumente, sve što je imala, ali samo nakon nekih pola sata ili sat vremena po prijavi pozvali su je ljudi s autobuske stanice, pronašli je u gradu i donijeli sve stvari nazad. Rekla mi je da se to u Britaniji ne bi moglo desiti. Na kraju, šta će biti, prema Vašem mišljenju, highlight u bh. prijestolnici 2018.? – Nadamo se da će Sarajevska žičara biti gotova u aprilu i da će vratiti duh Sarajeva na modernizovan način. To će biti atrakcija turistima i osvježenje za stanovnike Sarajeva. Bit će i drugih manjih, ali kvalitetnih projekata vidljivih u oblasti uređenja grada kao turističke destinacije. Veliki bum u narednoj godini može biti i zimska sezona u Sarajevu, koju Turistička zajednica KS u punom kapacitetu tek nakon ove godine može promovisati.

IMAMO USLOVE ZA SVE GRANE TURIZMA “BiH je jedna od rijetkih zemalja, a Sarajevo jedan od rijetkih gradova, koji imaju potencijale u svim sferama turizma. Pored kulturno-historijskih i prirodnih bogatstava, imamo odličnu gastro ponudu i idealne preduslove za razvoj planinskog, zimskog turizma, koji se već budi na Bjelašnici, ali i vjerskog. Tu su i kvalitetne pretpostavke za razvoj zdravstvenog turizma, uzmemo li u obzir da se još iz vremena Ilira i Rimljana Ilidža ubrajala u poznata lječilišta, te da u brojnim drugim oblastima medicine, poput popularne estetske hirurgije, također imamo izuzetne stručnjake. Naravno, za takvo nešto mora se napraviti primamljiva ponuda koja će se adekvatno promovisati na svim turističkim sajmovima. Svakako, stiču se uslovi i za kongresni turizam, jer su u posljednje vrijeme samo na području Kantona Sarajevo napravljena dva, tri hotela s velikim kongresnim salama, a nemoguće je također zamisliti posjetu glavnom gradu bez odlaska do njegovog Tunela spasa, koji je dio ratne rute i ratnog turizma. Svaku ovu granu treba zasebno pripremiti i razvijati.”


NERMIN MUZUR, DIRECTOR OF THE TOURISM ASSOCIATION OF SARAJEVO CANTON

SARAJEVO is IN AFTER OVER TEN YEARS IN LEADERSHIP ROLES AT L’ORÉAL PARIS, HE TOOK OVER A MANAGERIAL ROLE IN TOURISM, DOING HIS BEST FOR SARAJEVO AND HIS COUNTRY Interviewed by: Elma ZEĆO, Photos: Irfan REDŽOVIĆ

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sed to old-fashioned concepts of how they view economic development, Nermin Muzur, director of the Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton, is correct when he says that many citizens still find it hard to believe that tourism in BiH can make a serious contribution to economic growth. “Tourism, which always had potential, by now should have been our reality, from which we derive large profits. The best indicator that this is the fastest-growing field is reflected in the fact that from 10,000 newly employed people, over 60% work in tourism and hospital-

ity in Sarajevo Canton”, explains director Muzur, who along with his small team of employees has been working intensively on the promotion of cultural and historical sights of this region, with significant results in less than a year since the newly-formed Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton began work.”

Let’s take advantage of our resources When visiting world tourism fairs, what kind of reactions do you encounter?

- The Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton has made the promotion of Sarajevo Canton its priority, i.e. we promote BiH, and Sarajevo, as its capital and tourist destination. We have decided to take its promotion to the next level, and our focus is on developing cooperation between the public and private sector. Therefore, we have been to fairs in Riyadh, Dubai, Taiwan, and in London, and this month there will be Izmir, we get a lot of tourists from there in BiH. Because of that, it’s important to present Sarajevo Canton over there even better to attract more tourists. We visited Taiwan, because we recog53


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nised that the Asian market has the biggest potential in the upcoming period. We are very happy with the response and interest in BiH, and with how familiar the people over there are with BiH, the ones that have already been here. We’ll try to unify all the tourism associations from BiH at one promotional booth, as interest is on the rise, which means more intense promotion is required in order to capitalise on the potential. Who is most interested in Sarajevo, including the Sarajevo region? – The Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton has been keeping a database, which has been electronically tracking the check-in of guests in the city for over six months. Based on this information and the data from the Bureau of Statistics of Sarajevo Canton, it can be said that when it comes to European countries, the highest number of tourists come from the Republic of Turkey, while when it comes to non-European countries, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates take the lead. Then there are the countries of the region, where Croatia is singled out. The overall number of tourists in Sarajevo is constantly on the rise. In the three months of the summer season, we had growth of 26%, compared to the previous year. That trend has also continued in the months following the summer season, recording growth of 13 to 15%, which in the

context of the world trend is a very good average. What interests tourists the most? – In the peak of the summer season, the Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton made a pilot project, surveying over 1000 tourists from all over the world in Sarajevo. The motives for coming to Sarajevo for 74% of tourists were for a holiday

and relaxation, while 58% stated that they wanted to get to know the culture and cultural sights. 90% of them were happy with their stay in Sarajevo and were prepared to recommend it to friends as a potential destination that they should visit. The things that they weren’t happy with relate to, for example, the road infrastructure and heavy traffic. What’s also interesting is how they found out about Sarajevo: over 60%

Visa facilitation agreements, more tourists “We are trying to simplify the visa regime for a considerable number of countries in cooperation with authorised institutions, especially for China and Arab countries, as that would certainly contribute greatly to economic growth and tourism. An increase in the number of tourists from Far East Asia has been recorded, therefore, it would mean a lot to us if visa facilitation agreements were in place – i.e. establishing one-month tourist visas and having them issued with a simplified procedure. Negotiations between the Council of Ministers and the Government of China are at an advanced stage. Serbia and Montenegro, who have already done this and have had good effects, are also trying to quicken the procedure for BiH, as tourists are interested in our country and, of course, when they come from far away, they want to visit the entire region. This story will be finalised, that’s the plan, in the upcoming period, and change the configuration of the number of incoming tourists.”

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of them via the internet, then by recommendation from friends and family, and 10, 11% arrived through travel agencies from BiH or their country of origin. We’ll continue with surveys to get a better idea about tourists, who also think that it is very cost-effective to come here.

Useful investments Is it economically justified to organise a pompous celebration for New Year’s Eve? – There are two arguments for why that should be done. With last year’s celebration of New Year’s Eve, we let the world know that Sarajevo is a metropolis that can hold an outdoor event for one hundred thousand people without a single incident; a world-class event after which, within two hours, the city was clean and accessible again. In that way, we raise consciousness about Sarajevo as a tourist destination and brand. If we want to talk about tourism and increasing the number of tourists, we have to be persistent on that field. The indicators that the organisation of such events is one hundred per cent justified are reflected in simple parameters: the number of people who come to Sarajevo, the number of overnight stays, income from tourist tax, VAT and money spent here. The goal is to „upgrade“ from last year’s exceptional New Year’s celebration, if possible. The Tourism Association has come up with a rich three-day New Year’s program, which will be a gift for Sarajevans and guests of the city. Apart from the central event – the concert of Zdravko Čolić, and the concert of Crvena Jabuka (Red Apple), among other events, on the day before New Year, the Sarajevo Philharmonic will hold a welcome concert for guests and citizens of Sarajevo in front of the Eternal Flame. The money that will be spent during those festive days, will make the investments more than worthwhile.

Could you name some places where you felt best as a tourist? – I worked in the private sector for over ten years and due to the nature of my work, I travelled constantly, visiting many countries. I’m bound to Paris for business reasons, Konya for spiritual reasons, and Madrid for sports. However, I’m glad that I also got to know BiH thoroughly. I’ve visited all the small and big cities. Can you remember any events worth recounting from your trips? – There’s one that happened recently. It’s not about me personally, but it has to do with me as a citizen of Sarajevo, who loves his homeland. During passport control at the London airport, after the officer looked at my passport, she took ten minutes of her time to tell me that she had the best opinion of BiH, especially of Sarajevo, where her daughter had been last year. She had lost her bag, documents, everything she had with her, but just half an hour or an hour upon check-in, people from the bus station called her, located her in the city and brought all her belongings back to her. She told me that that wouldn’t happen in Britain. In conclusion, what do you think will be the highlight of the B&H capital in 2018? – We hope that the Sarajevan cable car will be finished in April and that it will restore the spirit of Sarajevo in a modern way. It will be a tourist attraction and refreshment for the citizens of Sarajevo. There’ll also be other smaller, but high-quality projects visible in the field of organising the city as a tourist destination. A „big boom“ in the following year could be the winter season in Sarajevo, which the Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton can only promote in full capacity after this year.

We have what it takes for all types of tourism “BiH is one of the rare countries, and Sarajevo is one of the rare cities, which have potential in all spheres of tourism. Apart from cultural, historical and natural wealth, we have an excellent cuisine offering and ideal prerequisites for the development of mountain, i.e. winter tourism, which is already „awakening“ at Bjelašnica, as well as religious tourism. There are also realistic ideas about the development of health tourism, if we take into consideration that even from the time of the Illyrians and Romans, Ilidža was known as a famous healing spa, and taking into consideration that in many other fields of medicine, such as popular aesthetic surgery, we also have outstanding experts. Of course, for something like that, an attractive offering has to be made, which would be adequately promoted at all tourism fairs. The requirements for congress tourism are also being developed, as in recent times, just in the Sarajevo Canton area, two or three hotels with large congress halls have been built, and it's also impossible to imagine visiting the capital without seeing its Tunnel of Hope, which is part of the war route and war tourism. Each of these types of tourism need to be established and developed individually.”

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Buđenje

SARAJEVA GRADSKA UPRAVA GRADA SARAJEVA REALIZOVALA JE I UČESTVOVALA U VELIKOM BROJU ZNAČAJNIH PROJEKATA, ČIJI JE CILJ – BOLJA I LJEPŠA BH. PRIJESTOLNICA

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vi se slažu u jednom – Sarajevo treba obavezno posjetiti! Nije teško shvatiti zašto, ako se kaže da čak britanski list Telegraph preporučuje svojim čitaocima Sarajevo i BiH kao atraktivne turističke destinacije; našu prijestolnicu uzdiže i ugledni američki list Huffington Post dodjeljujući Sarajevu drugo mjesto među deset najljepših gradova na svijetu, dok se u reportaži najpoznatijeg međunarodnog portala CNN Travel ističe 11 nezaobilaznih destinacija u Sarajevu koje oduševe svakog posjetioca.

Jedinstvo Sarajeva Trebevićka žičara jedan je od ključnih poslijeratnih projekata u Sarajevu koji, na simboličan način, ponovo uspostavlja prekinutu vezu glavnog grada s olimpijskom ljepoticom. Izgradnja žičare vratila je pozitivan duh i Sarajevo među pozitivne priče, ali će se njen puni značaj osjetiti na proljeće 2018. kada bude i zvanično puštena u rad. Trebevićku žičaru činit će 33 moderne gondole, svaka sa po 10 mjesta, kapaciteta 1.200 putnika na sat, a vožnja na Trebević trajat će samo nešto više od sedam minuta. Panoramske gondole bit će u bojama olimpijskih krugova i oslikavat će jedinstvo i multietničnost Sarajeva. Kako je procijenjeno da će je koristiti pola miliona putnika godišnje, Grad Sarajevo pristupio je izradi plana za realizaciju pratećih sadržaja na Trebeviću. Započet je projekat obilježavanja planinarske staze od samog centra grada (Inat kuća) do Trebevića, a izrađeno je i idejno rješenje mini skijališta. Grad Sarajevo je nedavno pokrenuo i projekat obnove zgrade Olimpijskog muzeja. Ovaj objekat, kojeg je Komisija za očuvanje nacionalnih spomenika BiH 2009. godine stavila na listu zaštićenih objekata, predstavlja simbol grada koji vraća sjećanje na Zimske olimpijske igre

iz 1984. godine. Do sada su urađene dvije faze sanacije. Trenutno se obavljaju pripremni radovi u vidu izrade projektne dokumentacije za završnu fazu rekonstrukcije ovog objekta. Grad Sarajevo poduzeo je sve aktivnosti kako bi muzej bio otvoren prije Evropskog omladinskog olimpijskog festivala – EYOF 2019., kojeg organizuju Sarajevo i Istočno Sarajevo. Pripreme za olimpijadu mladih 2019. teku planiranom dinamikom, što su potvrdili i članovi Koordinacione

komisije Evropskog olimpijskog komiteta riječima da “prvi put zadovoljni do sada urađenim poslom odlaze iz Sarajeva”!

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no rješenje problema smještaja jedne od najvrijednijih umjetničkih kolekcija u regionu. Poslije veoma uspješne retrospektivne izložbe Mersada Berbera u Vijećnici, koju je vidjelo više od 20.000 građana i turista, u centru Sarajeva iduće godine naći će se muzej u čast ovom velikom bh. likovnom umjetniku. Kulturni život Sarajeva i njegovu turističku ponudu oplemenile su također brojne kulturne manifestacije, poput Dana kulture Irana, Dana kulture Istanbula, Prvog austrijskog bala..., dok je u sklopu 23. Sarajevo Film Festivala, kojeg je također Grad Sarajevo podržao, kultni sarajevski bend Plavi orkestar održao koncert. Organizovanjem po prvi put trodnevnog spektakla na otvorenom, Grad Sarajevo će i ove godine biti novogodišnji centar regije i jedna od najpoželjnijih destinacija u Evropi. Doček na otvorenom trajat će tri dana, a započet će nastupom mladih virtuoza Muzikarta 30. decembra. U novogodišnjoj noći, na Trgu BiH, nastupit će najveća regionalna zvijezda Zdravko Čolić, dok će treću noć slavlja uveličati nastup Crvene jabuke ispred Vječne vatre.

Koncerte na otvorenom pratit će niz tradicionalnih događaja, poput Sarajevo Holiday Marketa, koji će dodatno oplemeniti prazničnu atmosferu. Mnogo je aktivnosti koje je Grad Sarajevo pokrenuo na čelu s najmlađim gradonačelnikom Sarajeva do sada – Abdulahom Skakom, ujedno i prvim gradonačelnikom Sarajeva koji je posjetio Papu u Vatikanu. Izniman značaj poklonjen je i sportu, pa je Grad Sarajevo učestvovao u finansiranju rekonstrukcije južne tribine stadiona Grbavica. Prva noćna utrka i već tradicionalni Sarajevski polumaraton predstavljaju nastavak dobre prakse i saradnje Grada Sarajeva s Udruženjem “Marathon”. Grad Sarajevo otišao je korak dalje intenzivirajući aktivnosti u oblasti međunarodne saradnje. Realizovane su službene posjete Beogradu, Beču, Ankari, Istanbulu, Ljubljani i Skoplju dogovarajući projekte u oblasti kulture, turizma, mladih i nauke, a u gostima Grada Sarajeva bili su i čelnici Centralnog administrativnog okruga Grada Moskve, te dugogodišnji prijatelji iz Konye, Friedrichshafena i Dubrovnika. Na Forumu gradonačelnika u Podgorici gradonačelnik Skaka sastao

se s gradonačelnikom Pekinga s kojim je razgovarao o jačanju ekonomske saradnje, posebno u oblasti turizma, dok je s gradonačelnikom Budimpešte dogovorio održavanje Dana Sarajeva u mađarskoj prijestolnici. Tako se Sarajevu, čija su vrata za svakog otvorena, u budućnosti također otvaraju nova vrata. Svoje gostoprimistvo želi učiniti dodatno velikodušnim šaljući poruke posjetiocima na različitim lokacijama. U tu svrhu na glavnim saobraćajnicama na ulazima u grad postavljene su nove table dobrodošlice. Projekat je inicirao i finansirao Grad Sarajevo s ciljem unapređenja gradske turističke signalizacije.

NOVI KONCEPT PREZENTACIJE S dolaskom nove gradske administracije Vijećnica svojim posjetiocima nudi novi koncept prezentacije najboljeg iz Sarajeva. Krenuvši od Sobe savremenika, svoju turu po ovoj top turističkoj atrakciji našeg grada mogu nastaviti gledajući postavku bosanske sobe i fotografsku rekonstrukciju Trebevićke žičare, dok će u sobi Gradskog vijeća vidjeti izložene eksponate koji svjedoče o postojanju Gradske uprave i vijeća kroz različita razdobolja. Pažnju će privući i Soba 25. novembar, kao i Soba Franca Ferdinanda. 58


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SARAJEVO THE CITY ADMINISTRATION OF THE CITY OF SARAJEVO HAS IMPLEMENTED AND PARTICIPATED IN A NUMBER OF SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS, WHOSE AIM IS – A BETTER AND MORE BEAUTIFUL BH. CAPITAL CITY

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veryone agrees in one matter - Sarajevo should definitely be visited! It is not difficult to understand why, if even the British newspaper Telegraph recommends to its readers Sarajevo and B&H as an attractive tourist destination; our capital city is also praised by the renowned American newspaper Huffington Post, placing Sarajevo in the second place among the ten most beautiful cities in the world, while the report of the most famous international portal CNN Travel highlights 11 unavoidable destinations in Sarajevo that delight every visitor.

Unity of Sarajevo Trebević cable car is one of the key post-war projects in Sarajevo that, in a symbolic way, restores the interrupted connection of the capital with the Olympic beauty. The construction of the cable car has returned the optimistic spirit and Sarajevo among the positive stories, but its full significance will be felt in the spring of 2018 when it will be officially put into operation. The Trebević cable car will consist of 33 modern gondolas, each with 10 seats, with a capacity of

1,200 passengers per hour, and the trip to Trebević will take only slightly more than seven minutes. Panoramic gondolas will be in the colours of the Olympic circles and will reflect the unity and multi-ethnicity of Sarajevo. As it was estimated that it will be used by half a million passengers per year, the City of Sarajevo has started developing a plan for the implementation of the accompanying contents on Trebević. The project of marking the hiking trail from the very center of the city (Inat house) to Trebević was launched, and the conceptual design of the mini ski resort was made. The City of Sarajevo has recently also launched a project of the Olympic Museum building’s restoration. This building, which the Commission for the Preservation of National Monuments of B&H put onto the list of protected buildings in 2009, is a symbol of the city that brings back memories of the 1984 Winter Olympics. So far, two phases of restoration have been done. Currently, preparatory works are being carried out in the form of making project documentation for the final phase of 59


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reconstruction of this facility. City of Sarajevo has undertaken all measures to ensure that the museum opens before the European Youth Olympic Festival - EYOF 2019, organised by Sarajevo and East Sarajevo. Preparations for the Youth Olympics in 2019 are ongoing in the planned dynamics, as was confirmed by the members of the Coordination Commission of the European Olympic Committee, words that “they are leaving Sarajevo satisfied for the first time with the work that has been done so far!”

Everything matters During the mandate of the new city administration Sarajevo could also join the capital cities that have Museum of Contemporary Art. A legal procedure was initiated to establish a public institution ARS AEVI, which should provide a permanent solution to the problem of accommodation of one of the most valuable art collections in the region. After a very successful retrospective exhibition of Mersad Berber in the City Hall, seen by more than 20,000 citizens and tourists, a museum will be founded in the center of Sarajevo next year in honour of this great bh. artist. The cultural life of Sarajevo and its tourist offer have been enhanced by numerous cultural events, such as the Culture Day of Iran, the Culture Day of Istanbul, the First Austrian Ball while the legendary band Plavi

orkestar held a concert within the 23. Sarajevo Film Festival, also supported by the City of Sarajevo. By organising for the first time a three-day open-air spectacle, the City of Sarajevo will be the New year’s center of the region and one of the most desirable destinations in Europe this year. The outdoor event will last for three days, and will begin with the performance of young virtuosos Muzikart on December 30th. On New Year’s Eve, the biggest regional star Zdravko Čolić will perform at the Square of B&H, while the third night of celebration will be special becauase of the performance of the band Crvena jabuka in front of the Eternal Fire. Open-air concerts will be accompanied by a series of traditional events, such as Sarajevo Holiday Market, which will further enhance the festive atmosphere. There are many activities that the City of Sarajevo has launched, headed by the youngest Mayor of Sarajevo so far - Abdulah Skaka, also the first mayor of Sarajevo who visited the Pope in the Vatican. The sport has also been given a significant consideration, so the City of Sarajevo participated in the financing of the reconstruction of the southern area of the Grbavica stadium. The first night race and the by now a traditional Sarajevo Half Marathon are a continuation of good practice and cooperation between the City of Sarajevo and

the Marathon Association. The City of Sarajevo has gone a step further by intensifying activities in the field of international cooperation. Official visits to Belgrade, Vienna, Ankara, Istanbul, Ljubljana and Skopje were made for the purpose of arranging projects in the fields of culture, tourism, youth and science, while the City of Sarajevo hosted visits from the leaders of the Central Administrative District of the City of Moscow and longtime friends from Konya, Friedrichshafen and Dubrovnik . At the Mayor Forum in Podgorica, Mayor Skaka met with the mayor of Beijing with whom he discussed the strengthening of economic cooperation, especially in the field of tourism, while with the mayor of Budapest he agreed to hold the Days of Sarajevo in the Hungarian capital. Thus, to Sarajevo, whose doors are opened to everyone, new doors will also be opened in the future. The city wants to make its hospitality even more generous by sending messages to visitors at different locations. For this purpose, new welcome boards were installed on the main roads at the entrances to the city. The project was initiated and financed by the City of Sarajevo with the aim of improving the city’s tourist signalisation.

NEW CONCEPT OF PRESENTATION With the arrival of the new city administration, the City Hall began to offer its visitors a new concept of presentation of the best from Sarajevo. Starting from Contemporary rooms, they can continue their tour of this top tourist attraction of our city, viewing the setting of the Bosnian room and the photographic reconstruction of the Trebević cable car, while in the room of the City Council they will be able to see exhibits on display that testify to the existence of the City Administration and Council through different periods. The Room 25th November will also attract attention, as will the Franz Ferdinand Room. 60


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oliko je proslava Nove godine u Sarajevu popularna, najbolje se moglo vidjeti prošle godine kada se na centralnoj svečanosti, nalik megaspektaklu, na Trgu BiH okupilo više od 100.000 ljudi. Najluđu noć uz pregršt epiteta ispratili su i brojni medijski natpisi.

1, 2, 3 – jeste li spremni? Sa svojim novogodišnjim programom Sarajevo teži da za Novu godinu bude centar regije. Zato ovdje pjeva najbolji, Čola

1, 2, 3 – Are you Ready? With its festive program, Sarajevo strives to be the center of the region on New Year’s Eve. That is why Čola, the top performer, will be singing here

TRODNEVNO SLAVLJE U susret 2018. godini Sarajevo se kreće u istom ritmu. Iako se kao prvobitna lokacija javnog dočeka Nove godine spominjala Vječna vatra, kako se i ovoga puta očekuje masovni dolazak ljudi, ipak će se odvijati ispred Sarajevo City Centera. Stanovnike i goste bh. prijestolnice očekuju tri dana novogodišnjih zbivanja. Sarajevska filharmonija svoj nastup priredit će 30. decembra, dok će 1. januara, nakon centralne novogodišnje zabave, fešta biti nastavljena uz pjesme Crvene jabuke. Osmišljavajući sadržaj za novogodišnje praznike, Organizacijski odbor Grada Sarajeva, Kanton Sarajevo, Turistička zajednica KS i gradske općine slijedile su jedan cilj: da Sarajevo kao glavni grad BiH obilježi kraj stare i ulazak u 2018. godinu uz reprezentativni sadržaj i ostvarenja koja će ga učiniti centrom regije. Uspjeli su u tome da održe isti muzički nivo, jer će nakon prošlogodišnjeg nastupa Dine Merlina ove

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of the New Year by offering a rich and resplendent program in the BiH capital – Sarajevo and claim the title of the heart of the Balkans. They succeeded in maintaining the quality of music performances. Last year, Dino Merlin performed, and this year, another Sarajevan with a long and successful music career – Zdravko Čolić – will celebrate the arrival of 2018 with Sarajevans and city guests. He expressed his gratitude for being selected to perform on the main stage.

godine Sarajlije i sve goste grada u Novu godinu uvesti još jedan Sarajlija, zvijezda čiji sjaj traje – Zdravko Čolić, koji se s poštovanjem zahvalio što je upravo on predložen za centralnu svečanost. “Sarajevo je moj grad i bez obzira na bilo kakve druge varijante i ponude, ja pripadam ovom gradu i sa zadovoljstvom prihvatam da radim u sklopu cijelog ovog pompeznog dočeka Nove godine”, rekao je, između ostalog, Zdravko Čolić na press konferenciji održanoj u Vijećnici, dodajući da je za njega Sarajevo jedna posebna emotivna priča, koja nije vezana za finansije. “Novogodišnji nastupi su posebna fešta. To nisu solistički koncerti. Nova godina treba biti veselje koje pripada svima nama.”

NOĆ KOJA ĆE SE PAMTITI Godina 2017. za Zdravka Čolića protekla je inače u znaku lijepih nastupa i velikih koncerata, a njena kruna bit će nezaboravni spektakl 31. decembra kada će na krilima dobrih vibracija u novo razdoblje zakoračiti s tolikom publikom da joj se vjerovatno neće moći nazirati kraj. Iz krugova turističkih agenata već neko vrijeme može se čuti da je upravo zbog Čole manje zainteresovanih za proslavu Nove godine u inostranstvu u poređenju s prethodnim godinama. Svi očekuju noć raskošne energije, velikih emocija i toplih zagrljaja u veseloj zimskoj noći čijim će se nebom prolamati, osim urnebesnog vatrometa, i glasovi raspjevanih ljudi. Zato neka vam bude sretna Nova godina!

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ast year’s central festive event, resembling a mega spectacle, which brought together more than one hundred thousand people at the BiH Square, showed us just how popular New Year’s Eve celebration in Sarajevo is with people. The craziest night of the year went by with overwhelmingly positive media coverage and a lot of praise.

THREE DAY CELEBRATION Sarajevo is preparing to mark the beginning of 2018 in the same the rhythm. Even though the Eternal Flame was supposed to be the venue of the New Year’s Eve celebration, the plans changed since this is a large-scale public event. It will take place at the Sarajevo City Centre square instead. Residents and guests of the BiH capital can spend three days celebrating the coming of the New Year. The Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing on December 30th, whereas Crvena jabuka will be performing after the central New Year’s Eve party on January 1st. In designing the program, the Organization Committee of the City of Sarajevo, the Tourism Community of the Sarajevo Canton and city municipalities had a common goal: to mark the end of the old and the beginning

“Sarajevo is my city, and regardless of any other options and offers, I belong here and it is with great pleasure that I accept to be involved in this year’s grandiose New Year’s Eve celebration,” Zdravko Čolić said at a press conference held in the City Hall. He added that, for him, Sarajevo was a special, emotional story that has nothing to do with money. “Performing at New Year’s Eve event is special. It’s not a solo concert. New Year’s Eve is a joy that should belong to all of us.”

NIGHT TO REMEMBER For Zdravko Čolić, 2017 was a year of wonderful performances and big concerts, but the highlight of the year will be the unforgettable concert on December 31st – Čola and countless visitors will sing and dance their way into the New Year. Tour agents have reported that Čola is the reason why the interest in celebrating the coming of the New Year’s Eve abroad has dropped compared with the same period last year. People expect the festive winter night to be filled with lots of positive energy, great emotion and warm hugs. They will watch fireworks light up the sky as they sing along to Čola. Out with the old, in with the new: may you be happy the whole year through. 63


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je zima ljepša SARAJEVO HOLIDAY MARKET ODVIJA SE U NIKAD LJEPŠEM I BOGATIJEM IZDANJU

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ajveseliji i najveći praznični događaj u Sarajevu nudi svim generacijama niz zanimljivih sadržaja protičući uz redovne zabavne programe – koncerte, nastupe DJ-eva, te izvlačenje nagradnih igara.

Prostor Sela Djeda Mraza nije bio nikad okićeniji, a u njemu se i ove godine nalaze suvenirnica, Slatka kuća i Kuća Djeda Mraza, u kojoj djecu u posjetu svakog dana prima Djeda Mraz sa svojim drugarima – vilenjakom i fotografom.

Sajamski dio donosi ponudu preko 50 izlagača – zanatlija i proizvođača rukotvorina, fan shopova sarajevskih sportskih klubova, domaćih proizvođača hrane i pića.

Prostor od oko 400 kvadrata i ove godine zauzima klizalište na kojem će se u decembru klizanje naplaćivati po cijeni od 2 KM, dok će tokom januara i sve do 11. februara za učenike sarajevskih osnovnih i srednjih škola biti organizovani besplatni termini klizanja.

Pokraj sajamskog dijela nalazi se Gastro kutak, gdje će se posjetitelji Sarajevo Holiday Marketa moći okrijepiti uz ponudu pića iz prodajnih asortimana sponzora marketa, te uz slasnu hranu koju pripremaju kuhari okupljeni u Centru za razvoj ugostiteljstva i turizma GastroID. Najmlađi se mogu zabavljati u igraonici, u Luna parku s autićima, vrtuljkom, vozićem i roller coasterom, te na pitoresknom Pony Ranchu s tri malena konja. 64

Najveselije je i ove godine u Winter Pubu, ugostiteljskom objektu ispod šatora, gdje će se tokom 39 dana trajanja marketa svakog dana dešavati zanimljivi programi. Od 16 sati posjetitelji mogu uživati na After Work Partijima, dok se od 21 sat održavaju večernji koncerti.


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Winter is Magical THIS YEAR’S SARAJEVO HOLIDAY MARKET BRINGS YOU THE BEST PROGRAM AND THE MOST WONDERFUL EVENT TO DATE

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he largest and most festive holiday event in Sarajevo offers everyone tons of things to do in addition to the regular entertainment programs – concerts, DJ performances, and prize drawings. The bazaar section at the market brings in over 50 vendors that include craftsmen and artisans with hand-made products, local food and beverage producers, and fan shops that cater to Sarajevo sports club fanatics.  Next to the bazaar, there is Gastro Corner where Sarajevo Holiday Market’s visitors can refresh themselves with a wide assortment of drinks provided by our sponsors, along with delicious food prepared by chefs from the GastroID Center for Catering and Tourism Sector Development.

Youngsters can enjoy themselves in the playroom or at the amusement park that offers small cars, a carousel, a train and rollercoaster. Or they can visit ponies at the Pony Ranch.  Santa Claus’ Village has never been as beautiful as it is now, and this year it comprises a souvenir shop, a Sweet House and Santa Claus’ House. Children will be welcomed by Santa Claus and his friends, an elf and a photographer. The ice rink covers approximately 400 square meters and will be open for skating for 2KM during the month of December. From January through February 11th, pupils and students attending primary and secondary schools in Sarajevo will be able to skate for free during certain periods.

The jolliest place this year is the Winter Pub, a catering establishment set up under a tent, where a wide variety of programs will be available during the 39day Sarajevo Holiday Market.  Starting at 4 pm, visitors can have fun at After Work Parties, or attend evening concerts at 9 pm onwards. 65


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OLIMPIJSKE LJEPOTICE BJELAÅ NICA ULAZI U ZIMSKU SEZONU PUNU NOVITETA

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skijanju na u potpunosti osvijetljenoj stazi umjerenog nagiba, dužine oko 750 metara.

Mjesto relaksacije

Ćudljiva ljepotica, kako Bjelašnicu još nazivaju, oduvijek je bila miljenica brojnim skijašima, posebno nakon 14. Zimskih olimpijskih igara zbog kojih su se na njoj takmičile legende skijaškog sporta. Zbog izuzetno oštrih zima, 0,7°C vodi se kao prosječna godišnja temperatura na ovoj planini, koja također slovi za najviši ski centar u BiH.

Snijeg u roku od 48 sati U novu zimsku sezonu – za koju se očekuje da će trajati od pet do šest mjeseci – Bjelašnica ulazi u novom ruhu, što će joj omogućiti da izraste u jedno od najatraktivnijih odredišta za ljubitelje zimskih sportova. Uz vještačko osnježivanje, Bjelašnica može u potpunosti biti osnježena za 48 sati. Šestosjed, koji ima 65 korpi, ići će od Babinog dola do Međustanice brzinom od 6 kilometara na sat. Time će vožnja, koja je dosada trajala 13 minuta, biti skraćena na 5,5 minuta. Četverosjed, koji ide od Međustanice prema vrhu Bjelašnice, ima 21 korpu i kapacitet je 500-600 skijaša u jednom radnom satu. Sa svojim stazama, Bjelašnica je kao stvorena za porodice i zanimljiva različitim profilima skijaša – i vrsnim, i manje spretnim, i početnicima. Zahvaljujući reflektorima skijaši mogu uživati i u noćnom

Do Bjelašnice se dolazi dobro održavanom cestom iz pravca aerodroma iza kojega, nakon pet kilometara, veliki znak upućuje na skretanje u desno. Ovdje se skreće prema skijalištu, dok nakon petnaestak kilometara vožnje dolazite na raskrsnicu koja vas jasno upućuje na Bjelašnicu ili Igman. Skrećete lijevo i dolazite na Babin dol. Desna cesta vodi vas na veliki parking, a skrenete li lijevo, stići ćete do mnogobrojnih apartmana i hotela. No, Bjelašnica nije samo mjesto okupljanja skijaša, nego i zaljubljenika u duge šetnje po svježem i čistom vazduhu. Rijedak prizor, uvjerit ćete se, nisu ni ljudi koji uživaju u sunčevim zrakama čitajući svoje omiljene knjige. CJENOVNIK SKI KARATA Od 21. decembra 2017. do 27. marta 2018. Dnevna karta: 30 KM, vikendom 35 KM; Sezonska karta s fotografijom: odrasli 690 KM, djeca 345 KM; Noćno skijanje: 20 KM HAJMO CURICE, HAJMO DJEČACI Meet Bosnia u saradnji s Plivačkim klubom “Spid” i ove godine organizuje školu skijanja u trajanju od pet dana na Bjelašnici. Cijena iznosi 300 KM, a za članove plivačkog kluba 250 KM. Uključeni su prijevoz, ski treneri, ski lift pass, ručak, zdravstveno osiguranje, te babysitter za brigu o djeci.

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A place of relaxation

THE NEW GLOW OF

OUR OLYMPIC BEAUTY BJELAŠNICA IS ENTERING THE WINTER SEASON FULL OF NOVELTIES

Our capricious beauty, as Bjelašnica is also referred to, was always a favourite for many skiers, especially after the 14th Winter Olympic Games, where many skiing legends competed. Due to the very harsh winters, 0,7°C is supposed to be the average annual temperature on this mountain, which is also known as the highest ski centre in BiH.

Snow within 48 hours Bjelašnica is entering the new winter season – which is expected to last five to six months – in a new light, which will enable it to develop into one of the most attractive destinations for winter sports lovers. With snowmaking, Bjelašnica can be full of snow within 48 hours. A ski 68

Bjelašnica can be reached by a well-maintained road from the direction of the airport, behind which, five kilometres down, a large sign directs you to a right turn. Here, you turn towards the ski resort, and after about a fifteen kilometre-drive, you arrive at an intersection, which gives you clear directions to Bjelašnica or Igman. You turn left and arrive to Babin Dol. The road on the right leads you to a large parking lot, and if you turn left, you will arrive to a spot full of apartments and hotels. However, Bjelašnica is not just a gathering place for skiers, but also of those who are fans of long walks surrounded by fresh and clean air. People who enjoy the rays of sun while reading their favourite book are also not a rare sight, as you will see. PRICE LIST FOR SKI PASSES From December 21, 2017 to March 27, 2018: Day pass: 30 KM, at Weekends 35 KM;

lift with 65 six-seat chairs, will go from Babin Dol to the Međustanica (Intermediate stop) at the speed of 6 kilometres per hour. That means that the ride, which up until now took 13 minutes, will be shortened to 5.5 minutes. A ski lift with 21 four-seat chairs goes from Međustanica (Intermediate stop) towards the peak of Bjelašnica, and the capacity is 500-600 skiers in one working hour. With its trails, Bjelašnica is made for families and attractive to various profiles of skiers – excellent ones, as well as those less skilled, and beginners. Thanks to the floodlights, skiers can also enjoy night skiing on a completely lit trail of a moderate slope, 750 metres in length.

Seasonal pass with a photo: adults 690 KM, children 345 KM; Night skiing: 20 KM LET’S GO GIRLS, LET’S GO BOYS Meet Bosnia, in cooperation with the “Spid” Swim Club, organizes a five-day ski school at Mt. Bjelašnica this year too. The price is 300 KM, while the price for swim club members is 250 KM. It covers the cost of transportation, ski instructors, a ski lift pass, lunch, health insurance and a babysitter who will take care of the kids.


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NOVI ZIMSKI HIT:

SNOW PARK KUPRES DONOSI ZABAVU ZA SVE GENERACIJE! 70

Smješten u jugozapadnom dijelu BiH s nadmorskom visinom iznad 1135 metara, Kupres sve više privlači pažnju turističkim rekreativnim sadržajima. Tako u novu zimsku sezonu ulazi otvaranjem jedinstvenog Snow parka, koji predstavlja dio Ski centra Stožer – Vrana, a posjetiteljima će ponuditi mnogo toga: skijalište, baby stazu, malu stazu, stazu za snow tubing,


NEW WINTER HIT:

SNOW PARK KUPRES BRINGS FUN FOR ALL GENERATIONS!

ludi tobogan, klizalište kao i poseban zimski grad.

Situated in the southwest part of BiH, with an altitude above 1135 metres, Kupres has been attracting more attention with its recreational offering for tourists. Thus, it enters the new winter season with the opening of a unique Snow Park, which is part of Ski Centre Stožer – Vrana, with plenty to offer its visitors: a ski resort, baby trail, little trail, snow tubing trail, crazy slide, ice skating rink and a special winter city.

Oštre zimske prilike omogućilo mu je Kupreško polje, zahvaljujući čemu je Kupres izrastao u poznato zimsko odredište, gdje se u sklopu Ski centra Stožer – Vrana nalaze također apartmani Kraljevac i restoran s tradicionalnim jelima ovog podneblja – Kupreška kuća.

The sharp winter conditions are there because of Kupreško polje, thanks to which Kupres became a famous winter destination, where within Ski Centre Stožer – Vrana there are also Kraljevac apartments and a restaurant with traditional dishes of this region – Kupreška kuća. 71


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LEPRŠAVA

banjalučka zima

BOGATA KULTURNA I PRAZNIČNA PONUDA Piše: Daša GAJIĆ

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Sve one koji se odluče dočekati 2018. godinu u nekom od banjalučkih ugostiteljskih objekata očekuje bogata i raznolika ponuda.

S prvim danima zime i prvim snježnim pahuljama počinje se osjećati u zraku praznično raspoloženje u gradovima širom svijeta, pa tako i u Banjoj Luci. Ukrašen grad, topla čokolada sa šlagom i cimetom, gastronomske delicije s prazničnim prizvukom, muzika, kupovina poklona za najmilije i pripremanje praznične trpeze čine da se svake zime radujemo sitnicama koje uljepšavaju ovo doba godine.

1. PROSLAVA 85 GODINA POSTOJANJA BANSKOG DVORA U sklopu ove proslave održat će se niz kulturnih dešavanja, poput izložbe arhivskih dokumenata Ban Svetislav Tisa Milosavljević i Banski dvor u Banjoj Luci. Otvorena je još jedna značajna izložba pod nazivom U posjeti banu – dr Todor Lazarević, ban Vrbaske banovine, a navedene izložbe samo su mali dio raznolikog programa, čiji je cilj očuvanje kulturnog naslijeđa ovog grada.

2. KLIZALIŠTE U PARKU PETAR KOČIĆ Svi ljubitelji klizanja moći će uživati u omiljenoj zimskoj sportskoj aktivnosti na 500 kvadratnih metara sve do 01.02.2018. godine. Novina ove godine je škola klizanja za početnike, što je odlična vijest za sve mališane, ali i one malo starije koji do sada nisu imali priliku da naprave prve korake na klizaljkama.

3. ZIMZOGRAD 01.12.2017 – 02.01.2018. Zimzograd, zimsko turistička manifestacija, bit će smještena na Trgu Krajine i u Parku Petar Kočić. Učestvovat će preko 60 izlagača, a jedan od događaja kojem se posebno raduju djeca i mladi je Fanta Meet up s popularnim youtuberima iz regiona: Marija Žeželj, Jana Dačović, Muđa i Ćale, Zvoganj, Davor

Gerbus i Yasserstain. Posjetioci će moći da uživaju i u bogatoj gastronomskoj ponudi, koncertima, zabavnom parku, klizanju i brojnim drugim sadržajima.

4. KONCERT PIJANISTE KEMALA GEKIĆA U Kulturnom centru Banski dvor 21.12.2017. s početkom u 20 časova održat će se koncert uglednog pijaniste Kemala Gekića, koji se zahvaljujući brojnim nagradama i 15 uspješnih albuma smatra jednim od najznačajnijih pijanista našeg vremena.

5. DOČEK NOVE GODINE NA TRGU Banjalučani i turisti koji žele da dočekaju Novu godinu pod vedrim nebom, gledajući predivan vatromet u ponoć, ove godine očekuje proslava na trgu, odnosno brojni nastupi muzičara kako za sam doček 31.12., tako i dan prije i dan kasnije: Ivana Peters (30.12.), Sergej Ćetković (30.12.), Nikola Rokvić (31.12.), Lukijan Ivanović (31.12.), Lexington bend (31.12), Toni Cetinski (01.01.), Dženan Lončarević (01.01.) Za najmlađe bit će organizovana proslava Dječije nove godine, koja se proslavlja u podne. Sve one koji se odluče dočekati 2018. godinu u nekom od banjalučkih ugostiteljskih objekata očekuje bogata i raznolika ponuda.

6. NARODNO POZORIŠE REPUBLIKE SRPSKE U januaru 2018. godine ljubitelji pozorišta mogu da uživaju u predstavama Usamljeni Zapad, Žiranti, Odumiranje međeda, Švajcarska, Ljubavni život Marka Molera... 73


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CAREFREE WINTER in Banja Luka RICH CULTURAL AND FESTIVE PROGRAM Written by: Daša GAJIĆ

With the first days of winter and the first snowflakes, you can start to feel the festive atmosphere in the air in cities across the world, as is also the case in Banja Luka. A decorated city, hot chocolate with whipped cream and cinnamon, culinary delicacies with a festive

twist, music, shopping for gifts for your dearest and preparing a festive meal, all make us look forward to the little things each winter, which make this time of year wonderful.

1. CELEBRATION OF 85 YEARS OF BANSKI DVOR (BAN COURT) As part of this celebration, a number of cultural events will be held, such as the exhibition of archival documents Ban Svetislav Tisa Milosavljević and Banski dvor u Banjoj Luci (Ban Court in Banja Luka). Another very important exhibition titled U posjeti banu – dr Todor Lazarević, ban Vrbaske banovine (Visiting the Ban – Dr Todor Lazarević, Ban of the Vrbas Banovina) had been opened, and these exhibitions are just a small part of a diverse program, where the goal is to preserve the cultural heritage of this city.

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2. ICE SKATING RINK AT PETAR KOČIĆ PARK Ice skating lovers will be able to enjoy their favourite winter sport activity on 500 square metres until 01.02.2018. The novelty this year is the ice skating school for beginners, which is great news for the little ones, and also for those who a are a bit older and have not had the opportunity to take their first steps on skates.

3. ZIMZOGRAD (WINTER CITY) 01.12.2017 – 02.01.2018 Zimzograd (Winter City), a winter tourist manifestation, will be held on Trg Krajine (Krajina Square) and at Petar Kočić Park. Over 60 exhibitors will take part, and one of the events that children and youth particularly look forward to is Fanta Meet up with popular youtubers


A celebration of Children’s New Year will be organised for the little ones, taking place at noon. All those who decide to greet 2018 in one of Banja Luka’s establishments can expect a rich and diverse offering.

6. NATIONAL THEATRE OF REPUBLIKA SRPSKA

from the region: Marija Žeželj, Jana Dačović, Muđa and Ćale, Zvoganj, Davor Gerbus and Yasserstain. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the rich culinary offering, concerts, fun park, ice skating and various other events.

5. NEW YEAR’S EVE ON THE TOWN SQUARE

In January 2018, theatre lovers will be able to enjoy the shows Usamljeni Zapad (The Lonely West), Žiranti (Guarantors), Odumiranje međeda (The Slow Death of the Bears), Švajcarska (Switzerland), Ljubavni život Marka Molera (The Love Life of Mark Moler)...

Banja Luka residents and tourists who want to spend New Year’s Eve outdoors watching the wonderful fireworks at midnight, will be able to do so on the town square, i.e. there will be numerous performances of musicians on New Year’s Eve, as well as the day before and the day after: Ivana Peters (30.12.), Sergej Ćetković (30.12.), Nikola Rokvić (31.12.), Lukijan Ivanović (31.12.), Lexington bend (Lexington Band) (31.12), Toni Cetinski (01.01.), Dženan Lončarević (01.01.)

4. CONCERT OF PIANIST KEMAL GEKIĆ On 21.12.2017, starting at 8 p.m., the concert of renowned pianist Kemal Gekić, thought to be one of the most significant pianists of our time, having received numerous awards and completed 15 successful albums, will be held at the Banski Dvor Cultural Centre. 75


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Mistični

Hanikah

SVAKI KUTAK BOSANSKOHERCEGOVAČKE PROŠLOSTI NUDI STVARALAŠTVO OD POSEBNE VRIJEDNOSTI I ZNAČAJA. OBILAZEĆI IH ČOVJEK SAMO POŽELI DA JE MNOGO VIŠE UČIO O DAVNIM VREMENIMA I GRADITELJIMA KOJI SU IH OBLIKOVALI SVOJIM SVJETONAZOROM Piše: Elma ZEĆO

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ožda se o njemu ne govori koliko o drugim volšebnim objektima Gazi Husrev-begove zadužbine, no, Hanikah, prvobitno derviška tekija halvetijskog reda, skoro pa je neponovljivo boravište na kojem su se kroz vijekove preplitale energije veličanja Boga, spajanja s krajnjom Stvarnošću, podučavanja i umjetničkog stvaralaštva. Nije nikakvo čudo što i danas privlači sufije, iako je njegov opći koncept promijenjen, te renomirane obrazovne ustanove i umjetnike koji upravo na ovom mjestu organizuju svoje promocije i izložbe.

DUH SUFIJSKE MISLI Hanikah, što se može prevesti kao okupljalište derviša, doima se jednostavnim. U tome leži njegova ljepota, pomislili bi ljubitelji praktičnih arhitektonskih rješenja oplemenjenih kreativnim idejama. Sagradili su ga dubrovački majstori. Vani dominira klesani kamen, prozori sa zaobljenim gornjim ivicama koji poput umjetnina ukrašavaju zidove, dok nekoliko stepenica vodi do visokih ulaznih vrata od drveta pružajući pogled na prostrani centralni dio objekta staklenog krova. Dođete li u vrijeme organizovanih događaja, sa svih strana vidjet 76


ćete postavljene umjetničke radove. Prostiru se duž izduženog predvorja okruženog vitkim preko tri metra visokim stubovima povezanim krasnim lukovima i drugim prostorijama. U njegovom dnu pažnju plijeni i mala fontana, a iza nje još jedna vrata starinskog tipa. Nerijetko tako Hanikah vrvi od posjetilaca privučenih smjelošću i kreativnošću priznatih autora. Već s lijeve strane ulaznih vrata, ulaskom u zaklonjeni dio, kriju se vrata semahane, prostorije u kojoj se održava sufijska ceremonija –zikr. Derviši i ljudi naklonjeni sufizmu u ovoj sobi ispunjenoj mirom i zastrtoj ćilimima, s izgrađenim mihrabom – mjestom na kojem stoji predvodnik molitve, zajedno slave Boga i razgovaraju o njemu. To je, s aspekta namjene, jedino mjesto koje je ostalo u duhu starih vremena Hanikaha, kojeg je 1531. otvorio Gazi Husrev-beg. Sandžak-beg Bosanskog sandžaka raspolagao je velikim imetkom kako zbog porodičnog naslijeđa tako i zbog posjeda darovanih mu za postignute vojničke uspjehe i pokazanu hrabrost. Rodom iz Bosne, i njegov otac bio je sandžak-beg na području Egejske Makedonije, dok je po majci, kćerki sultana Beyazida II, bio vezan za osmansku sultansku familiju. Svi ti

prihodi omogućili su mu izgradnju vrijednog vakufa lociranog na Baščaršiji za čijeg je upravitelja postavio oslobođenog roba, vojvodu Murata. Kako je i sam bio naklonjen sufizmu opredijelio se za Hanikah halvetijskog reda, kojem su u to vrijeme najčešće pristupali intelektualci, pripadnici uleme, a simpatisali su ga također sultani i drugi državnici. U Hanikahu su, prema uputama Gazi Husrev-bega, mogli biti samo ljudi cijenjeni u društvu po svom iskrenom vladanju. Kada je umro posljednji pripadnik halvetijskog reda, šejhom su bili imenovani i pripadnici nakšibendijskog derviškog reda.

primjeraka. Ipak, teško je bilo sačuvati prvobitni izgled Hanikaha. Požari i zemljotresi nisu ga štedjeli kroz vrijeme, a i obnavljanjem su vršene arhitektonske preinake gubeći tako brojne tragove umjetničke koncepcije izvorne gradnje. Iako su postojale pojedinačne težnje i želje da se Hanikah arhitektonski približi svom prvobitnom izgledu, to nikada nije urađeno. Posljednja, temeljita restauracija Hanikaha urađena je 2000. godine pod vodstvom arhitekte Nedžada Kurte. U dogovoru s čelnicima Gazi Husrev-begovog vakufa zaključeno je tada također kakvu je funkciju najbolje dodijeliti ovom mjestu, odnosno da ona bude dvojaka: svjetovna i duhovna. Podsjećajući svojim izgledom na galerijske prostore, postao je mjesto susreta poštovatelja umjetnosti i izlagača raznolikih kreativnih radova, intelektualnih druženja, obilježavanja značajnih datuma u historiji islama, dok je jednim važnim dijelom zadržao i svoj neuništivi sufijski kosmos. Upravo u tome se krije čar Hanikaha, kojim struje vještine misticizma, racija i umjetnosti.

HANIKAH KROZ VRIJEME Nešto više od dva vijeka kasnije, tačnije 1779. godine, koncept Hanikaha je promijenjen čime postaje Gazi Husrev-begova hanikah medresa, da bi 1921. prestao s radom bivajući ujedinjen s Gazi Husrev-begovom medresom, koja i danas postoji i predstavlja izuzetno kvalitetnu srednjoškolsku obrazovnu ustanovu u Sarajevu. Derviši, učenici, šejhovi i profesori su u Hanikahu i Hanikah medresi prepisivali na arapskom, turskom i perzijskom jeziku djela iz različitih oblasti od čega se uspio do danas sačuvati znatan broj 77


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Mystical

Hanikah

EACH PART OF THE BOSNIAN-HERZEGOVINIAN PAST HAS ITS MONUMENTS, WHICH ARE OF EXCEPTIONAL VALUE AND SIGNIFICANCE. WHEN VISITING THESE PLACES, A PERSON JUST WISHES THAT THEY HAD LEARNED A LOT MORE ABOUT THE ANCIENT TIMES AND THE PEOPLE WHO BUILT AND SHAPED THEM WITH THEIR BELIEFS Written by: Elma ZEĆO

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t may not be mentioned as much as other magical buildings of Gazi Husrev Bey's endowment, but Hanikah, initially a dervish tekke of the Halveti order, is a very unique monument where the energies of glorifying God, connecting with the final Reality, teaching and artistic creation have intertwined through the centuries. It is no wonder that it still attracts Sufis today, even though its general purpose has been changed, and it also attracts the attention of renowned educational institutions and artists who organise their promotions and exhibitions here. 78

THE SPIRIT OF SUFI THOUGHT Hanikah, which can be translated as the gathering place of dervishes, seems simple. That is where its beauty lies, is what admirers of practical architectural solutions which are enriched with creative ideas, would think. It was built by Dubrovnik-based masters. On the outside, carved stone dominates, the windows with rounded upper edges decorate the walls like artwork, while a few stairs lead to the tall wooden entrance door, offering a view of the spacious

central part of the building with a glass roof. If you arrive at a time when there is an organised event, you will see artworks exhibited on all sides. They spread out across the elongated lobby surrounded by thin columns, which are over three metres tall and connected by wonderful arches and other rooms. At its bottom, you will notice a small fountain, and behind it another antique-style door. Hanikah is often abuzz with visitors who are attracted by the boldness and creativity of renowned authors. On the left side of the entrance, when you enter the sheltered part, the doors of the semahana are hidden, a room where the Sufi ceremony of dhikr is held. Dervishes and people who are followers of Sufism celebrate God together and talk about Him in this room full of


member of the Halveti order died, members of the Naqshbandi dervish order were named as sheikhs. peace, covered with carpets, with a built-in mihrab – a place where the prayer leader stands. This is, when it comes to its original purpose, the only place which has remained in the spirit of the old times of Hanikah, which was opened in 1531 by Gazi Husrev Bey. The Sanjak Bey of the Sanjak of Bosnia had a large fortune at his disposal due to his family inheritance, as well as property he received as a gift for his military successes and the courage he showed. Born in Bosnia, his father was also the Sanjak Bey in the region of Aegean Macedonia, while he was connected through his mother, the daughter of Sultan Bayezid II, to the Ottoman sultan family. All this income enabled him to build a valuable waqf (endowment) located at Baščaršija, where he named a freed slave, Duke Murat, as the head person. As he himself was a follower of Sufism, he opted for the Hanikah Halveti order, which at that time was mostly joined by intellectuals, members of the ulema, and it was also favoured by sultans and other statesmen. Hanikah, as per the direction of Gazi Husrev Bey, could only be attended by people who were respected in society for their good behaviour. When the last

HANIKAH THROUGH TIME A little over two centuries later, in 1779 to be precise, the concept of Hanikah was changed, as it became Gazi Husrev Bey's Hanikah Madrasa, which stopped operating in 1921, as it was consolidated with Gazi Husrev Bey's Madrasa, which is in existence today and represents an exceptional high-quality higher education institution in Sarajevo.

As agreed with the heads of Gazi Husrev Bey's waqf, it was then also concluded that the function of this place would be two-fold: secular and spiritual. As its appearance reminds of gallery spaces, it became a gathering place for art admirers and exhibitors of diverse creative works, intellectual social events, for marking significant historical dates of Islam, while importantly, it still partially kept its indestructible Sufi cosmos. This is where the charm of Hanikah lies, where the practices of mysticism, the mind and art flow together.

At Hanikah and Hanikah Madrasa, dervishes, pupils, sheikhs and teachers would copy works in various fields in Arabic, Turkish and Persian, of which many have been preserved until today. However, it was difficult to preserve the initial appearance of Hanikah. Fires and earthquakes did not spare it through time, and with renovations came architectural modifications, meaning that the numerous traces of the artistic concept of the original building were lost. Although there were individual tendencies and desires for Hanikah to be architecturally restored to its original appearance, this was never done. The last, thorough restauration of Hanikah was done in 2000, led by architect Nedžad Kurto. 79


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Visoko Kraljevski grad

Malo mjesto velikih zbivanja OVDJE SE ŽIVI ODUVIJEK Smješteno na ušću rijeke Fojnice u Bosnu, život u Visokom nikada nije prekidan još od mlađeg kamenog doba, vjerovatno zahvaljujući obilju vode, bogatstvu flore i faune. U okolini grada otkriveno je više nalazišta iz prethistorijskog i rimskog doba, dok od srednjovjekovnih tragova vrvi cijeli visočki kraj.

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Ovdje su svoje korijenje puštali snažni i hrabri ljudi, svojevremeno ilirsko pleme Desitijati. Ni Rimljani ga nisu lako uspjeli pokoriti. Njihov ustanak gušili su četiri godine – izvojevali su pobjedu, ali s velikim gubitcima. Visoko je nezaobilazno mjesto u hiljadugodišnoj tradiciji države

Bosne. Grad Visoki utvrđen je u 12. vijeku s kraljevskom rezidencijom na uzvišenju i s podgrađem u podnožju zvanim Podvisoki, upisujući se u historiju kao mjesto stolovanja pet bosanskih vladara, a to su: Kulin ban, ban Stjepan II Kotromanić, ban i kralj Tvrtko I, kralj Ostoja i kralj Tvrtko II Tvrtković. Još uvijek su vidljivi ostaci jedne od naših historijski najznačajnijih crkvi – Kraljevske crkve, izgrađene u Milama (Arnautovići), gdje se održavao sabor Sport u prirodi Predio oko Visokog nudi dobre mogućnosti za brdski biciklizam, a zelenilom okružene staze odlične su i za rekreativno trčanje.


potvrdi, značilo da je veća i od Keopsove piramide, te stara više od tri milenija. Istraživanja o svemu ovome su još u toku.

cijele tadašnje Bosne, kralj Tvrtko je tu također krunisan, a u crkvi su se čuvale državne i druge isprave. U Kraljevskoj crkvi i oko nje otkriveno je preko stotinu grobova, među kojima i grobovi kralja Tvrtka I i bana Stjepana Kotromanića, dok je ispod stećka kralja Tvrtka I pronađen njegov plašt s grbom vezenim zlatnom žicom. Tek kada je Bosni zaprijetila direktna opasnost od Osmanlija, bosanski kraljevi napuštaju svoje prijestolnice u Visokom i okolini, boraveći obično u sigurnijem Kreševu i u Jajcu. Osnivač Visokog, koje je nastajalo od vremena Osmanskog carstva na ovim prostorima, bosanski je sandžakbeg Ajasbeg, i sam, pretpostavlja se, porijeklom iz visočkog kraja. U Visokom je imao svoje zadužbine, a jedna od njih je i hamam oko kojeg su podizane i prve zgrade nakon dolaska Osmanlija. Počinje se formirati i čaršija sa sebiljem u središtu, razvijajući se dalje niz lijevu obalu rijeke Fojnice prema njenom ušću u Bosnu. Za vrijeme osmanske uprave u Visokom su izgrađeni vodovod, brojni objekti sakralnog karaktera, a razvijali su se zanatstvo i trgovina. Izgled grada dobija nove arhitektonske obrise dolaskom Austro-Ugara. Među prvim objektima nikla je zgrada željezničke stanice 1882., a u vrijeme austrougarske uprave izgrađena je i zgrada Općine Visoko.

Visoko je od davnina bilo prava zanatska sredina, dok u periodu bivše Jugoslavije, iza Drugog svjetskog rata, postaje mjesto razvoja kožarske, tekstilne, građevinske, metalne i prehrambene industrije.

VISOČKE PIRAMIDE No, u žižu javnosti ovaj grad je dospio nakon izjave Semira Osmanagića, nezavisnog istraživača i poznavaoca drevnih kultura, da je brdo Visočica – odmah iznad Visokog, na čijem se vrhu nekada nalazio srednjovjekovni kraljevski grad – zapravo, piramida. Svojim oblikom Visočica ga je asocirala na piramide koje je posjetio u Južnoj Americi, te ju je nazvao Piramida Sunca, prema Huaca del Sol piramidi u Teotihuakanu. Pored nje, spominje se postojanje još dvije piramide – Mjeseca i Zmaja. Kao jedan od argumenata o postojanju piramida u Visokom navodi se i to da ova dva uzvišenja zajedno s Visočicom formiraju jednakostranični trokut i sve tri strukture imaju jasno oblikovane strane s ravnim platoom na vrhu. Prema Osmanagićevoj teoriji, u slučaju Visočice riječ je o kolosalnoj kamenoj piramidi sa zidovima građenim od kamenih blokova breče, te slaganim tako da je svaki novi red kako se ide prema vrhu pomican, čime se stvarao stepeničasti izgled građevine. Procjenjuje se da je visoka preko 200 metara, što bi, ako se

Jasno je da Visoko ima raznovrsnu turističku ponudu. Njoj je doprinijela i njegova šarolika vjerska struktura stvarajući arhitektonsko bogatstvo sakralnih objekata, među kojima se ističu zgrada Franjevačkog samostana s gimnazijom i kapelom, Tabhanska i Bijela džamija, te Pravoslavna crkva sv. Prokopije. Pored svih svojih znamenitosti, Visoko s okolinom nudi također raskošno zelenilo, čist i svjež zrak, brojne izvore i potoke, obilje šumskih plodova i ljekovitog bilja, pružajući tako izvrsno utočište od užurbanog tempa savremenog života.

Planinarski domovi & kuće Onima koji vrijeme provode u prirodi na raspolaganju su dva planinarska doma – Zbilje, odmah iznad rijeke Fojnice i Gorani oko kojeg se nalaze pogodni tereni za skijanje, no izdvajaju se i planinarske kuće: Stakleni grad, koja se nalazi u listopadnoj šumi ispod vrha brda Krtnica s krasnim pogledom na Trebević, Romaniju, Bjelašnicu, Jahorinu, Vranicu, Vlašić i Čemersku planinu, te Gorica iznad sela Srhinje na brdu Gorica odakle se pruža pogled na Vlašić i Vranicu. 81


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Visoko The Royal Town Small place with a great history IN THE CENTRAL PART OF BIH, A SMALL TOWN WAS FORMED THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES, WHERE DIVERSE HISTORICAL EPOCHS HAVE INTERWOVEN INTO ITS BIOGRAPHY, SHAPING ITS CHARACTER IN THE SPIRIT OF THE COUNTRY IT BELONGS TO.

TIMELESS PLACE Situated at the mouth of the Fojnica River, tributary of Bosna River, life in Visoko has not ceased since the New Stone Age, probably due to the abundance of water, and the wealth of flora and fauna. In the vicinity of the town, many sites from the prehistoric and Roman era have been found, while the entire Visoko 82

region is full of traces from the Middle Ages. Strong and courageous people have planted their roots here, at one time namely the Illyrian tribe of Daesitiates. Not even the Romans managed to conquer it easily. Their uprising took four years to stifle – they were victorious in the end, but with great losses.

Visoko is an unavoidable place in the thousand-year tradition of Bosnia. The town of Visoki was fortified in the 12th century with a royal residence on a hill and with a sub-town in the foothill called Podvisoki, recording itself in history as a reigning place of five Bosnian rulers, and they were: Kulin Ban, Ban Stjepan II Kotromanić, Ban and King Tvrtko I, King Ostoja and King Tvrtko II Tvrtković. The remains of one of our most historically significant churches are still visible – Kraljevska crkva (Royal church), built in Mile (Arnautovići), where the state assembly for the entire Bosnia of that time was held, King Tvrtko was also crowned there, and national and other documents were kept at the church. At the Kraljevska crkva and around it, over a hundred graves were discovered, including the graves of King Tvrtko I and Ban Stjepan Kotromanić, while under the stećak (medieval tombstone) of Sports in nature The area around Visoko provides good conditions for mountain biking, and the trails surrounded by greenery are also excellent for recreational running.


of Ottoman reign in Visoko, a water system and numerous places of worship were built, and crafts and trade were developed. The appearance of the town gained new architectural contours with the arrival of the Austro-Hungarians. Among the first buildings to be built was the railway station in 1882, and during the time of the Austro-Hungarian governance, the building of Visoko Municipality was also built. Since the ancient times, Visoko has been a real region for the crafts, while during the period of former Yugoslavia, after World War II, it became a place for the development of the leather, textile, construction, metal and food industry. King Tvrtko I, his cloak with a coat of arms embroidered with gold wire was found. Only when Bosnia was in direct danger from the Ottomans did Bosnian kings abandon their regiments in Visoko and its surroundings, usually staying in safer Kreševo and in Jajce. The founder of Visoko, which was in the process of formation since the Ottoman Empire in this region, is the Bosnian Sanjak Bey Ajas Bey, and he himself, it is presumed, was originally from the Visoko region. He had his endowments in Visoko; one of them was a hammam, and around it, the first buildings were erected after the arrival of the Ottomans. A čaršija (bazaar) began to be formed with a sebilj (wooden fountain) in the middle, developing further along the left bank of the Fojnica River towards its mouth into the Bosna River. During the time

VISOKO PYRAMIDS However, this town took the spotlight after Semir Osmanagić, an independent explorer and connoisseur of ancient cultures, declared that the Visočica hill – right above Visoko, at the peak of which the medieval royal town used to be located – was actually a pyramid. Visočica's shape reminded him of pyramids that he had visited in South America, so he called it the Pyramid of the Sun, based on the Huaca del Sol pyramid in Teotihuacan. Apart from that one, the existence of two more pyramids is mentioned – that of the Moon and Dragon. As one of the arguments for the existence of pyramids in Visoko, it is stated that these two elevations, along with Visočica, form an equilateral triangle and that all three structures have clearly shaped sides with a flat plateau at the top. According to Osmanagić's theory, Visočica is a colossal stone pyramid with walls built out of stone blocks of breccia, and it was laid out so that each new row towards the top was moved, which creates the stair-like appearance of the construction. It is estimated to be over 200 metres tall, which

would, if confirmed, mean that it is larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza, and that it is over three millenniums old. Research regarding all this is still ongoing. It is clear that Visoko has a diverse tourist offering. What contributes to this is its colourful religious structure, which creates an architectural wealth of sacral buildings, where the following structures stand out: Franciscan monastery with a gymnasium and chapel, Tabhanska džamija (Mosque) and Bijela džamija (White Mosque), and the Orthodox Church of St. Prokopije. In addition to all of its sights, along with its surroundings, Visoko also offers lush greenery, clear and fresh air, numerous springs and streams, an abundance of forest fruits and medicinal herbs, providing a wonderful sanctuary from the hurried tempo of modern life. Mountain lodges & huts For those who spend their time in nature there are two mountain lodges at their disposal – Zbilje, right above Fojnica River, and Gorani, where there is suitable terrain for skiing, and the following mountain huts also stand out: Stakleni grad (Glass City), which is located in the deciduous forest under the peak of the Krtnica Hill, with a wonderful view of Trebević, Romanija, Bjelašnica, Jahorina, Vranica, Vlašić and Čemerska Mountain, and Gorica mountain hut, above the village of Srhinje on the Gorica Hill, with a view of Vlašić and Vranica. 83


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kamene kugle PRILIKOM DODIRA, DOLAZI DO MIJENJANJA ENERGETSKOG POLJA I KUGLE I ČOVJEKA, KOJE POSTAJE SVJETLIJE I VEĆE, TE SE ŠIRI LJUDSKA AURA Piše: Elma ZEĆO

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ijetka je pojava kamenih kugli u svijetu. Uz Kostariku i Meksiko na listi zemalja u kojima su pronađene također je Bosna i Hercegovina, gdje je na jedanaest različitih lokacija općine Zavidovići otkriveno više od 50 kamenih kugli.

NEZAPAMĆENA OLUJA Kao najveće nalazište u Evropi – lokalitet s više od 20 kugli – izdvaja se selo Grab-Mećevići, dva kilometra od Zavidovića, dok se u mjestu Podubravlje nalazi jedna, ali najmasivnija kamena kugla na svijetu: njen radijus se kreće između 1,20 do 1,50 metara, te se pretpostavlja da teži oko 35 tona. 84

Prema tvrdnjama jednog od starijih mještana, kamene kugle u Dubokom potoku prouzrokovala je velika i do tada nezapamćena oluja koja se desila još 1933. godine. “Ozbiljnija pažnja kamenim kuglama počela se posvećivati 2006. godine”, kaže nam Sanda Berberkić, stručna saradnica iz Turističke zajednice Zeničko-dobojskog kantona. “Poslije urađenih istraživanja nekoliko radiestezista, koji su mjerili utjecaj energije kamenih kugli na bioenergetsko polje posjetilaca, moglo se čuti da je izveden zaključak da u slučaju interakcije čovjeka i kamene kugle dolazi do mijenjanja energetskog polja i kugle i čovjeka, koje postaje svjetlije i veće. Također, da se javlja širenje ljudske aure u dodiru s kuglom.”

VJEŠTINE DREVNIH GRADITELJA Fondacija “Arheološki park: Bosanska piramida Sunca” radila je

fizičko-hemijske analize uzoraka s četiri oštećene kamene kugle iz Zavidovića kao i obližnjeg stjenskog materijala. “Tada se došlo do spoznaje da kamene kugle imaju mangan, koji se danas koristi za poboljšanje čvrstoće, kao i kalcijum oksid, koji je osnova za vezivni materijal. Čini se da su drevni graditelji imali tehnologiju topljenja prirodnog stjenskog materijala, potom bi dodavali aditive za poboljšanje osobina i vezivni materijal. Rezultat su bile čvrste i perfektno sferične kugle.”

O kamenim kuglama u Zavidovićima brinu se Udruženje “Kamene kugle” iz ovog grada te pomenuta fondacija. Nalazišta su izuzetno posjećena stalno bilježeći porast broja posjetitelja, naročito stranih.


Mysterious stone spheres UPON TOUCH, THE ENERGY FIELD OF BOTH THE SPHERE AND THE PERSON CHANGES, BECOMING LIGHTER AND LARGER, AND THE HUMAN AURA IS SPREAD Written by: Elma ZEĆO

spheres on the bioenergetic field of visitors, a conclusion was made that in the case of interaction between a person and stone sphere, there was a change in the energy field of both the sphere and the person, becoming lighter and larger. Also, human aura would spread upon touching the sphere.”

SKILLED ANCIENT BUILDERS The „Archaeological Park: Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun Foundation“ conducted physical and chemical analyses of samples of four damaged stone spheres from Zavidovići, as well as of nearby rock material.

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tone spheres are a rare occurrence in the world. Along with Costa Rica and Mexico, Bosnia and Herzegovina is on the list of countries where they have been found, in eleven different locations of Zavidovići Municipality, where over 50 stone spheres have been discovered.

AN UNFORGETTABLE STORM A locality with over 20 spheres – the village of Grab-Mećevići stands out, as the largest site in Europe – two kilometres from Zavidovići, while in the location of Podubravlje there is only one, but it is the most

massive stone sphere in the world: its radius is between 1.20 to 1.50 metres, and it is assumed to weigh around 35 tons. According to one of the older locals, the stone spheres in Duboki Potok (Deep Stream) were formed as a result of a huge and unforgettable storm, which occurred back in 1933. “Stone spheres started getting more serious attention in 2006”, says Sanda Berberkić, associate from the Tourism Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton. “After research was conducted by a few radiesthesists, who measured the effect of the energy of the stone

“That's when we became aware that stone spheres contain manganese, which is today used to improve sturdiness, as well as calcium oxide, which is the basis of binding material. It would seem that ancient builders would use the technology of melting natural rock material, then add some additives and binding material to improve the properties. The result were sturdy and perfectly spherical spheres.” The “Stone Spheres” association from this town, as well as the above-mentioned foundation look after the stone spheres in Zavidovići. The sites are very popular, with a constant growth in the number of visitors, especially foreigners.

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ongresni turizam danas je jedna od najbrže rastućih i najprofitabilnijih industrija u sektoru turizma. Potrošnja gostiju tokom poslovnih evenata veća je nego potrošnja turista čiji je svrha putovanja odmor.

Dobitna kombinacija Koliko njegova razvijenost znači u svjetskim prijestolnicama dočarava austrijski podatak da, naprimjer, kongresni turizam osigurava 20.000 radnih mjesta u Beču, gdje je prošle godine svako osmo noćenje ostvareno zbog održavanja kongresa. I Sarajevo, gdje su izgrađeni novi hoteli s velikim kongresnim salama, može u ovoj oblasti biti uspješno i konkurentno.


Svakako, važan dio sarajevskog portreta su i lijepi parkovi u kojima se posjetioci mogu za čas skloniti od gradske gužve, ali i veliki broj ugostiteljskih objekata s izvrsnom gastro ponudom i mogućnošću izlaska.

Najveća ugostiteljska grupa Kanton Sarajevo prednjači po izgradnji novih, velikih hotela, među kojima posebnu pažnju plijeni luksuzni Hotel Hills, kongresno i termalno spa odmaralište s pet zvjezdica na Ilidži. Smješten u srcu ove zelene oaze, Hotel Hills udaljen je samo dva kilometra od Međunarodnog aerodroma Sarajevo. Kao dio najveće ugostiteljske grupe u BiH – Mrkulić grupe, u čiji sastav ulazi također Hotel Hollywood s 420 soba koji će uskoro biti bogatiji za još 80 novih luksuznijih soba, Hotel Hills, Thermal & Spa Resort Sarajevo krasi sofisticirani komfor dominirajući cijelim objektom. Njegovi luksuzni apartmani i 335 soba oplemenjeni su prostranim balkonima i lijepim dekoracijama.

Među rijetkim gradovima Evrope, Sarajevo još uvijek ima vidljiva obilježja različitih historijskih razdoblja, elemente Istoka i Zapada, koji se isprepliću s modernom arhitekturom, uz obilje zanimljivih kulturno-historijskih i prirodnih znamenitosti. Osim postojanja velikih hotela, čiji koncept podržava organizaciju velikih kongresa i susreta poslovnih ljudi, prirodna, kulturna i historijska platforma također su neizostavne sfere kongresnog turizma. Organizatorima ovakvih događaja itekako je važno ponuditi mogućnost učesnicima da slobodno vrijeme provedu na osmišljen i zanimljiv način.

Tu je i višenamjenski Kongresni centar opremljen modernom konferencijskom tehnologijom sa od 50 do 1500 sjedećih mjesta. Dodatni štih volšebnosti hotela daju termal spa centar, zatvoreni i otvoreni bazen, impresivni adrenalinski park, elegantne sale za vjenčanja, te nekoliko restorana s internacionalnom i nacionalnom kuhinjom. Najatraktivniji među njima je Skybar na samom vrhu hotela pružajući mogućnost panoramskog pogleda na zelenu okolicu hotela, aerodromsku pistu i Sarajevo, kojeg će svaki gost poželjeti da istraži i upozna. No, ovo je i jedno lijepo mjesto za različite evente kapaciteta do 200 ljudi. Idealan je za obilježavanje godišnjice firmi, organizaciju vjenčanja te druge svečanosti.

KONGRESNI CENTAR Odlična pozicija, dobra saobraćajna povezanost, kvalitetna usluga i smještaj razlog su za organizaciju sastanaka, kongresa, prijemova, banketa i promocija u Hotelu Hills. Hotel raspolaže s deset konferencijskih sala, a najveća prednost onih u prizemlju je mogućnost dodatne podjele na manje ili veće prostorije. Sama recepcija za konferencijske učesnike zauzima 500 kvadratnih metara. Multifunkcionalna je – ujedno može biti i prijemna sala, ali i sala za sastanke i druge namjene.

MODERNE SOBE Hotel Hills ima dvije strane: jedna je okrenuta prema planini, a druga prema gradu. Sve sobe imaju francuske ležajeve, SAT, lokalni TV, direktnu telefonsku liniju, bežični internet, mini bar, kupaonicu sa saunom, hidromasažnu kadu ili hidromasažni tuš, te klima uređaj. Najsavremeniji hotel u Bosni i Hercegovini opremljen je po najvećim evropskim standardima, posjeduje i sisteme pametne sobe koja gostu omogućava potpuni doživljaj boravaka u hotelu.

RESTORAN ZA 1500 GOSTIJU Hotel Hills u svoj restoran može primiti 1500 gostiju za doručak, ručak i večeru. Pogodan je za organizaciju različitih svečanosti, poslovne susrete te druge prigodne događaje.

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SKYBAR I u restoranu smještenom na jedanaestom spratu s velikom terasom moguće je organizovati različite svečane događaje, no on je tu i za sve one koji samo žele provesti ugodne trenutke odmora i uživati u prekrasnom pogledu.

THERMAL RIVIERA SARAJEVO Termalna rivijera Ilidža i Hotel Hills predstavljaju najveći kompleks termalnih bazena u ovom dijelu Evrope. Svojim posjetiteljima nudi dinamičan boravak, rekreaciju u zatvorenom i otvorenom bazenu s brojnim atraktivnim aktivnostima i animacijskim programom. Poznata je po otvorenim bazenima tokom ljeta s najvećim valovnim bazenom također u ovom dijelu Evrope.

KINDERLAND Kinderland je naziv dječijeg otoka punog zabave i radosti za djecu do 18 godina. Riječ je o najvećem zatvorenom igralištu za djecu u BiH na preko 2200 kvadratnih metara.

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ongress tourism is the fastest growing and most profitable industry in the tourism sector today. Tourist spending during business events is higher than tourist spending during holidays.

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The extent to which its development is important in the world’s capitals is exemplified by figures from Austria; for instance, 20000 people are employed in congress tourism in Vienna, and last year congress events accounted for every eight overnight stay in Vienna. Sarajevo can be successful and competitive in this field too since new hotels with large congress halls have been built here.

A great location, good road connections, quality service and accommodation are all reasons to have meetings, congresses, receptions, banquets and promotions organized at the Hotel Hills.

Sarajevo is one of the rare cities in Europe in which the characteristics of various historic periods, the elements of East and West, are still visible, and they are intertwined with modern architecture and plenty of interesting cultural, historic and natural landmarks.

The reception for conference participants spans across 500 square meters. It is multifunctional – it can be a reception hall and a meeting place at the same time or a place intended for other purposes.

There are ten conference halls at the hotel, and the greatest advantage of those located on the ground floor is the possibility to split them up in smaller or larger rooms.


hotels. Among them, Hotel Hills, a five-star congress and thermal spa resort in Ilidža, is particularly appealing. Located in the center of the green oasis, Hotel Hills is within two kilometers from the International Airport Sarajevo.

RESTAURANT FOR 1500 GUESTS The seating capacity of the Hotel Hills restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner is 1500 guests. It is suitable for various special occasion events, business meetings and other occasions. In addition to large hotels, the concept of which supports the organization of major congresses and events for business people, the natural, cultural and historic platform also play an inevitable role in the sphere of congress tourism. Event organizers find it important to offer the participants a fulfilling and interesting way to spend their free time. Of course, a valuable part of Sarajevo’s image is made up of wonderful parks visitors can flee to from the hustle and bustle of the city, numerous catering facilities serving excellent food, and various forms of entertainment.

Largest Hospitality Group The Sarajevo Canton leads the way in the construction of new, large

As a part of the largest hospitality group in BiH – the Mrkulić Group, which comprises Hotel Hollywood featuring 420 rooms and which is currently undergoing expansion to include 80 new, luxurious rooms, Hotel Hills, Thermal & Spa Resort Sarajevo offers sophisticated comfort that dominates the complex. Its luxurious suites and 335 rooms boast spacious balconies and beautiful décor. It also offers a multi-purpose Congress Center with 50 to 1500 seats and modern conference technology. Thermal spa center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an impressive adrenalin park, elegant wedding halls, and a few restaurants with international and traditional cuisine add to the hotel’s magic. The most attractive is the rooftop restaurant called Skybar featuring panoramic views of the hotel’s green surroundings, the runway and Sarajevo any guest would be happy to explore and become familiar with. But this is also a great place for events hosting up to 200 people. It is an ideal venue for corporate anniversaries, wedding receptions and other special occasion events.

THERMAL RIVIERA SARAJEVO Termalna rivijera Ilidža and Hotel Hills make up the largest thermal bath complex in this part of Europe. The complex offers its visitors a dynamic stay at the hotel, indoor and outdoor swimming pool recreation including numerous attractive activities and animation programs. It is famous for its outdoor swimming pools featuring the largest wave pool during the summer in this part of Europe too.

SKYBAR It is also possible to organize different special occasion events at the restaurant on the eleventh floor featuring a large terrace, but it is open to anyone who wishes to relax, have a pleasant time and enjoy the wonderful views.

KINDERLAND Kinderland is the name of a children’s island of fun and happiness for children below 18 years of age. This is the largest closed playground for children in BiH spanning over 2200 square meters of space.

MODERN ROOMS Hotel Hills has rooms with a mountain view as well as rooms with a city view. All the rooms feature a queen-size bed, a SAT and local TV, a direct phone line, wireless internet access, a mini bar, a bathroom with a sauna, a hydro massage bath tub or shower and air conditioning. The most modern hotel in Bosnia and Herzegovina is equipped with facilities meeting the highest European standards, and uses smart room systems to allow the guest to get a full hotel experience.

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za pijace Markale u Sarajevu prije tri godine otvoren je restoran čija je kulinarska ponuda u startu stršila u odnosu na dominantne menije sarajevskih restorana. Već iz samog naziva – Žara iz duvara – da se naslutiti, iako je to netipično, kako važno mjesto u određivanju njegovog identiteta predstavlja upravo žara, koja se provlači kao sastojak kroz cijeli dijapazon ukusnih jela. 90

Slijedi svoje snove Sve zasluge pripadaju Sarajki Sabini Osmanović (35), čija su kreativna energija i velika želja za novim početkom pokrenule vulkan maštarija o mogućoj privatnoj djelatnosti. Njoj nije trebao posao. U odnosu na svoje godine, doživjela je uspjeh i predano radila kao brend menadžerica i marketing

menadžerica u velikim korporacijama i hotelijerstvu. Ali, u trenutku je shvatila da to nije ono što njeno srce želi. “Radila sam, osim u BiH, također u Libiji i Dubaiju, međutim, korporativni metod rada me nije ispunjavao zbog svoje suštine. Osjećala sam da trebam krenuti novim putem”, započinje svoju priču Sabina, te nastavlja: “Uvijek sam voljela kulinarstvo i godinama bila očarana kanalom 24 Kitchen. U to vrijeme počinjem i planinariti otkrivajući raznoliki svijet ljekovitog bilja, koji me je sve više i više intrigirao. Nosila me je želja za promjenom, iako sam nekako bila i pod dojmom da je teško u tridesetoj napraviti zaokret. Mislim da se moja percepcija počela mijenjati kroz pozitivnu poruku ohrabrujuće priče jednog kolege o uspješnom brokeru koji je nakon teške saobraćajne nesreće odlučio promijeniti zanimanje postavši jedan od najjpoznatijih kuhara na svijetu.” I Sabina je tako odlučila napraviti iskorak.


štenja žare u njihovom radu.

“Moja namjera bila je skromna – htjela sam praviti klepe i knedle to go. Na tom putu ostvarenja ideje svijest se nadograđivala, došla sam do drugih spoznaja. Još kao dijete bila sam nadahnuta maminom kuhinjom. Ona je sve za nas pravila s ljubavlju. Ljubav se svugdje osjećala, i u hrani, i kada je servira. Znali smo se nekada šaliti da bismo trebali otvoriti porodični restoran. Ja nisam imala kulinarskog iskustva, ali i mene je velika ljubav nosila prema novom početku. Vjerujem da čovjek može uspjeti, ako zaista nešto želi iskreno. Sve se dešavalo intuitivno, ali san se ostvarivao podsjećajući me na Alhemičara i priču o ličnoj legendi.”

Žara – čudesna biljka Još dok je planinarila, Sabina je počela istraživati žaru, te je zbog blagotvornosti odlučila uvrstiti u kuhinjske sastojke. Veliki dojam baš u to vrijeme na nju je ostavio i francuski dokumentarac Čudesna kopriva, koji je govorio o borbi tamošnjih farmera za pravo kori-

“Iako je njena primjena široka, žara je podcijenjena i smatra se korovom, što je nepravedno. U biti, jedan je od najboljih darova prirode, što sam kroz svoj rad htjela istaknuti. Čovjek ne može praviti revoluciju u umovima ljudi, ali može dati simboličan doprinos.” U restoranu Žara iz duvara, gdje posljednja riječ u nazivu označava zid kojim je opasano imanje, a iz kojeg često raste žara simbolizujući neuništivu snagu prirode, dominira domaća kuhinja, koja postaje sve više zanemarena zbog ubraznog stila življenja. No, uz tradicionalnu pripremu na vaš sto stiže i porcija ljubavi, pažnje, što možete pronaći samo za majčinom sofrom. Jelovnik uključuje razne kombinacije sa ili od žare, kao što su: čorba od žare s prosom, pesto od žare koji se koristi na ravijolima od žare i mladog sira, uštipci sa žarom, hljeb sa žarom i integralnim brašnom, pita sa žarom, uljevak sa žarom, te slatko od žare, koje se može stavljati u palaćinke. U Žari iz duvara ima još kulinarskih iznenađenja kao i ukusnih domaćih napitaka od raznolikog voća i ljekovitih biljki poput kunice, majčine dušice i mažurana.

U kvalitet su se uvjerili brojni gosti, najvećim dijelom stranci, no priča o Žari iz duvara proširila se i na lokalno tržište privlačeći, između ostalih, i porodice na zajednički ručak. Kako su se u Žari odvijale tri puta sedmično svirke, među gostima se jedne večeri našao i saradnik New York Timesa, koji će je spomenuti u svom tekstu kasnije.

“Bilo mi je nazamislivo da se takvo nešto može desiti. Kreneš od klepi i knedli to go i sutra vas spomene toliko cijenjen magazin”, šaljivo govori Sabina, uvjerljivi dokaz da tamo gdje postoje pasija i volja, postoji i način. 91


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TRADITIONALLY MADE MEALS ARE SERVED WITH LOVE YOU CAN ONLY GET TO FEEL AT YOUR MOTHER’S DINING TABLE Written by: Elma ZEĆO

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ehind the Sarajevo’s Markale market, a restaurant was opened three years ago. Even at the beginning, its culinary offer stood out from the dominant menus in other restaurants in Sarajevo. Its very name – Žara iz duvara (Nettle from the Wall) – suggests

that, even though this is atypical, nettle plays an important role in determining the restaurant’s identity and it is an ingredient of a whole range of tasty dishes.

Follow your Dreams All credit goes to Sabina Osmanović (35), a Sarajevan whose creative energy and great desire to have a new beginning put in motion a volcano of daydreams about a potential private business. She was in no need of a job. Considering her age, she was a successful and dedicated brand and marketing manager in large corporations and in the hotel business.

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But, there was a moment when she realized that that was not what her heart was set on. “Apart from BiH, I worked in Libya and Dubai, but the corporate work method was not fulfilling because it is what it is. I felt it was time to take another road,” Sabina starts telling her story and goes on to say: “I always loved the culinary arts and I was enchanted by the 24 Kitchen channel. At the time, I started to hike and discover the diversity of medicinal plants, and I started to become more and more intrigued by it. I was driven by a desire to change, although I was somehow under the impression that it was difficult to make a turn in your thirties. I believe my perception began to shift when I heard a fascinating story with a positive message from one of my colleagues of a success-


ful broker who decided to change his profession after a severe traffic accident and become one of the most renowned chefs in the world.” So, Sabina decided to take a step forward. “My intentions were modest – I wanted to make klepe and knedle (traditional Bosnian dumplings filled with minced meet or cheese and potato-dough dumplings) to go. On the way of making this happen, my ideas grew, and I gained new knowledge. When I was a child, I was inspired by my mom’s cuisine. She would cook everything for us lovingly. We felt love everywhere, including the food she cooked and served us. We would joke around saying that we should open our own family restaurant. I did not have any cooking experience, but love motivated me to start something new. I believe one can succeed if one genuinely wants something. It all happened intuitively, but my dream came true by reminding me of The Alchemist and the story of a personal legend.”

Nettle – A Miraculous Plant While she was still hiking, Sabina started to explore nettle, and she decided to include it in her ingredients because of its health benefits. A French documentary called the Miraculous Nettle also made a huge impression on her at the time; it featured the struggle of the French farmers to have the right to use nettle.

“Even though it is widely used, nettle is undervalued and people think of it as weed, which is not fair. In essence, it is one of nature’s best gifts, and I wanted to point this out in my work. One cannot make a revolution in other people’s minds, but one can make a symbolic contribution.” In the Žara iz duvara restaurant, where the last name in the title means a wall encompassing a property, and žara (nettle) often grows and symbolizes the indestructible power of nature, traditional cuisine is dominant, even if it is increasingly being neglected due to the fast life style. However, along with the traditionally made meals, you are also served love and attention that you can only find at your mother’s dining table. The menu consists of different combinations of dishes made with or of nettle, such as: millet and nettle broth, nettle pesto with rice ravioli and cottage cheese, nettle fritters, bread made of integral flour and nettle, traditional Bosnian nettle pie (uljevak), and nettle jam, and crepes you can fill with nettle jam. In Žara iz duvara there are other culinary surprises and tasty homemade drinks made of various fruits and medicinal herbs such as milfoil, thyme and marjoram.

Žara iz duvara has an excellent reputation of serving good quality food, mainly among foreigners, but the fame of this restaurant has spread on the local market too attracting, among others, families to get together over lunch. As there was live music at Žara three times a week, a New York Times journalist happened to be there one evening, and later on he ended up mentioning the restaurant in one of his stories.

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Ljepota svijeta oko nas Još kao dijete sklapao je i samostalno dizajnirao komade namještaja za lutke starije sestre, u isto vrijeme sačinjavajući i prve crteže na kojima je pokušavao ovjekovječiti mnoštvo njemu zanimljivih detalja, tako da je fotografija u jednom trenutku predstavljala samo produžetak velike želje da posmatraču ponudi drugačiji pogled na svakodnevni svijet oko njega. Pisanje svjetlošću doživljava posebnim, jer ga nosi ka neograničenoj slobodi omogućavajući mu da u ljudima izazove različite emocije i ponuka ih na razmišljanje. Njegova podjednaka pasija je kaligrafija, a bavi se također grafičkim dizajnom.

HARIS ZORANIĆ, Photographer

Beauty of the World around us When he was just a kind, he would put together and design pieces of furniture for his older sister by himself, and, at the same time, he would do drawings in which he tried to render an image of a multitude of objects he thought were interesting, so that photography, at one point, represented just an extension of his great desire to offer the viewer a different view of the everyday world around him. He finds writing with light special because it takes him to an infinite freedom that allows him to incite different emotions in people and get them to think. He is equally passionate about calligraphy, and he is a graphic designer too.

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ALMIR IBRIĆ, KINOLOŠKI SUDIJA

TORNJAK naš plemeniti pas “DOBRO FUNKCIONIŠU UZ LJUDE KAO I U ČOPORU PASA. VAŽNO JE SAMO DA SU PRAVILA PONAŠANJA IZRAZITO JASNA I DOBRO POSTAVLJENA” Piše: Elma ZEĆO “Tornjak je više od kućnog ljubimca, njegova plemenitost i povezanost s porodicom razlog su zašto je on dio nas. Nismo ni svjesni kakvu pasminu baštinimo”, riječi su Almira Ibrića, kinološkog sudije iz Srebrenika, koji tornjake uzgaja već četiri godine.

ZDRAVI PSI “Osnovni preduslov da bi se neko bavio kinologijom je da voli pse!”, ističe Almir, koji je za kinologiju vezan još od 2006. godine. U ovom skoro 12-godišnjem periodu osnovao 102

je kinološko udruženje u Srebreniku, registrovao uzgajivačnicu tornjaka Miral Castle, organizovao niz izložbi pasa, te položio ispit za kinološkog sudiju u kategoriji pasmina II FCI grupe, sekcija 2.2. “Uzgoj pasa nije jednostavan posao, traži dosta odricanja, a najviše novca i vremena. Moj cilj je uzgojiti zdrave i anatomski kvalitetne pse, poštivajući važeći standard za ovu pasminu. Za kvalitetno leglo potrebna je dobra genetika, a nositelj uzgoja je uvijek ženka. Bilo bi prelijepo i jednostavno

kada bi formula: šampion plus šampionka rezultirala malim šampiončićima, međutim, uzgoj pasa zahtijeva kinološko znanje, poznavanje pasmine koju uzgajaš, njegove rodovnice, općenito generacije predaka vlastitog psa, također mnogo truda i vremena za podizanje legla i odgoj štenaca, te sreće”, pojašnjava Almir, u čijoj se

PORODICA – TORNJAKOV ČOPOR I STADO “Ukoliko poželite da imate tornjaka kao kućnog ljubimca, važno je imati na umu velika prostranstva na kojima su njegovi preci obitavali te način života kojeg su vodili uz stada. Odlaske na pašu sa stadom mijenjaju svakodnevne šetnje. Ljudska porodica tornjaku predstavlja čopor, stado i sve ono što ga može asocirati na njegovu prvobitnu funkciju, s tim da njegov pasminski nagon neće oslabiti.”


PRAVILAN ODGOJ “Tornjak nije pas za početnike. Riječ je o divnim psima, ali u kombinaciji s vlasnicima koji će ih znati pravilno odgojiti. Nezaboravimo zašto ovaj pas postoji! Pastiri su ga oblikovali prema svojim potrebama kako bi mogao odbraniti stado od uljeza. Stoga, prije nego što odlučite nabaviti pastirskog psa, porazgovarajte s uzgajivačima i drugim vlasnicima, uputite se u njihove karakteristike.” uzgajivačnici trenutno nalazi 15 pasa, od toga šest odraslih i devet štenaca. “Tornjaci su na oprezu sa strancima, osjeti se određena doza oštrine, ali nikako agresivnosti. Vladaju svojom teritorijom, promjene uočavaju brzo i reaguju snažno. Dobro funkcionišu uz ljude kao i u čoporu pasa. Važno je samo da su pravila ponašanja izrazito jasna i dobro postavljena. U čoporu djeluju tako da svakodnevno potvrđuju odnos i samu hijerahiju, mogu i hoće pokazati dominaciju, a i veoma lako nanjuše ljudske slabosti. Mužijaci vole gospodariti, možda više nego bilo koji drugi psi, ali vlasnik je taj koji mora znati kako pravila iskoordinirati u pravom smjeru. On mora biti jasan i čvrste ruke, nikako agresivne.”

Melany je na specijalnoj izložbi koju je sudio danski ekspert Jorgen Hidnse proglašena naljepšom ženkom. Inače, do sada je osvojila sedam šampionata u sedam evropskih zemalja. Njena majka, Malou, inače temelj mog uzgoja, a uzgoj moje prijateljice Lorene Kovačiček, proglašena je mladom evropskom prvakinjom 2012. godine, a iste te godine u Umagu je na međunarodnoj izložbi proglašena i naljepšim mladim psom svih pasmina.” Za Almira svaka izložba ima svoju priču. Mnogo kilometara je prešao da bi pokazao naše blago, a najvažnije mu je da uživa u svom opredjeljenju. “Jednostavno, to je moj način života”, zaključuje na kraju.

ALMIR IBRIĆ, DOG SHOW JUDGE

THE TORNJAK OUR NOBLE

DOG “THEY WORK WELL WITH PEOPLE, AS WELL AS WITHIN A PACK OF DOGS. IT IS JUST IMPORTANT THAT THE RULES OF BEHAVIOUR ARE VERY CLEAR AND WELL SET”

BROJNA PRIZNANJA

Written by: Elma ZEĆO

U Almirovoj uzgajivačnici ne rađaju se često nove prinove, jer se ne bavi komercijalnim uzgojem, pa naglašava: “Za mene je uzgoj hobi i moji psi su članovi moje porodice.”

“The Tornjak is more than a family pet, his nobleness and connectedness with his family are why they're a part of us. We're not even aware of what kind of breed we have inherited”, are the words of Almir Ibrić, dog show judge from Srebrenik, who has been breeding Tornjaks for four years.

Izložbe pasa redovno posjećuje. Izlagao je u Bukureštu, Bruxellesu, Brnu, Budimpešti, Ljubljani, Celju, Beogradu, Zagrebu, Umagu, Zadru, Splitu, Mavrovu, te nedavno u Leipzigu na svjetskoj izložbi pasa. “Titula i naslova bilo je bezbroj, ipak neke će ostati zapamćene kao najdraže. U Zagrebu, 2016., moja

DJECA I TORNJACI “Za tornjake se najviše u mom slučaju zanimaju porodice s djecom. Tornjak se pokazao kao odličan član porodice, koju voli, poštuje i štiti. S djecom se odlično slaže.”

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has been connected to the discipline since 2006. In this almost 12-year period, he has founded a cynological association in Srebrenik, registered a breeding kennel of Tornjaks called Miral Castle, organised a number of dog shows, and passed the exam to become a certified dog show judge in the category of breeds of FCI group II, section 2.2. “Dog breeding is not a simple job, it requires a lot of sacrifice, and mostly money and time. My goal is to breed healthy and anatomically fit dogs, following the current standard for this breed. For a good quality litter, you need good genetics, and the foundation of the breed is always the female. It would be wonderful and simple if the formula was: champion plus female champion resulting in little champions, however, breeding dogs requires canine knowledge, knowing the breed that you’re breeding, their pedigree, generally the generations of ancestors of your own dog, also a lot of effort and time for raising a litter and puppies, and luck”, explains Almir, who currently has 15 dogs at his breeding kennel, of which six are adult dogs and nine are puppies. “Tornjaks are guarded with strangers, a certain amount of sharpness can be felt, but certainly not aggression. They rule their territory, quickly notice changes and react strongly. The work well with people, as well as within a pack of dogs. It is just important that the rules of behaviour are very clear and well set. Within a pack, they function on the basis of confirming

their relationships and hierarchy on a daily basis, they can and will display dominance, and they sense human weaknesses very easily. The males love to dominate, maybe a bit more than any other dog breed, but the owner is the one that must know how to coordinate the rules in the right direction. The owner must be clear and strong, but not at all aggressive.”

NUMEROUS AWARDS Almir’s breeding kennel does not often get new additions, as he is not a commercial breeder, so he emphasises: “For me, breeding is a hobby and my dogs are members of my family.” He regularly goes to dog shows. He has participated in dog shows in Bucharest, Brussels, Brno, Budapest, Ljubljana, Celje, Belgrade, Zagreb, Umag, Zadar, Split, Mavrovo, and recently in Leipzig at the World Dog Show. “There have been countless titles and awards, however, some will be remembered as favourites. In 2016 in Zagreb, my Melany was declared to be the most beautiful female at a special show, where the judge was Danish expert Jorgen Hidnse. She has won seven championships so far in seven European countries. Her mother, Malou, who is the foundation of my breed, and the breed of my friend Lorena Kovačiček, was declared the young European champion of 2012, and that same year in Umag she was also declared the most beautiful

PROPER UPBRINGING “The Tornjak is not a dog for beginners. They are wonderful dogs, but this is when they’re in combination with owners who know how to properly raise them. Let’s not forget what this dog is for! Shepherds shaped them to fulfil their needs, in order to defend a flock from intruders. Therefore, before you decide to get a shepherd dog, talk to breeders and other owners, find out about their traits.” young dog among all breeds at an international show.” For Almir, each show has its own story. He has travelled many kilometres to show off our treasured breed, and the most important thing is that he enjoys his work. “Simply, it’s my way of life”, he concludes.

FAMILY – THE TORNJAK’S PACK AND FLOCK

CHILDREN AND TORNJAKS

“If you wish to have a Tornjak as a family pet, it’s important to bear in mind the vast expanses where their ancestors lived and the way of life that they led with flocks. Going grazing with a flock is replaced by everyday walks. A human family represents a pack for a Tornjak, and a flock and everything else that he can associate with his original function, although his breed-related instincts will not weaken.”

“In my experience, families with children are most interested in Tornjaks. The Tornjak has proved to be an excellent family member, and he loves, respects and protects his family. They get along with children really well.”

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NJEGOVI TORNJACI JEDINI ČOVJEK KOJI SE NA OVOJ PLANINI BAVI OZBILJNIM UZGOJEM TORNJAKA Piše: Elma ZEĆO Sredinom ljeta 2017. Halil Sefer napunio je 40 godina, a toliko dugo traje i njegova veza s tornjacima. Rođen je u bosanskom selu Seferi, blizu Karaule, gdje su se od pamtivijeka uzgajale ovce. Da se usko za njih veže pas tornjak, veli nam Halil, vidi se i iz samog naziva, koji sadrži riječ tor. “Iako se tornjaci mogu koristiti u različite svrhe, moji psi su u njihovoj izvornoj službi – isključivo čuvaju ovce na Vlašiću za koji se vjeruje da je lokalitet porijekla tornjaka, premda ga ljudi iz drugih krajeva svojataju.

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THE VLAŠIĆ-BASED

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HIS TORNJAKS THE ONLY SERIOUS TORNJAK BREEDER ON THIS MOUNTAIN Written by: Elma ZEĆO It's mid-summer in 2017. Halil Sefer has turned 40, and that is also how long his relationship with Tornjaks has lasted. He was born in the Bosnian village of Seferi, near Karaula, where sheep have been bred for as long as time. The fact that the Tornjak breed is closely

related to sheep, tells us Halil, can be seen from the very name of the breed, which contains the word tor, meaning sheepfold. “Despite the fact that Tornjaks can be used for various purposes, my dogs are at their original service – they exclusively guard sheep on Mount Vlašić, which is believed to be their place of origin, although people from other regions like to claim ownership. I own 15 adult dogs, who move freely with the flock, except when one of the females is in heat”, says Halil, who lives in the Vlašić region in a place called Gostilj.

Imam 15 odraslih pasa, koji se kreću slobodno zajedno sa stadom, osim kada je neka od ženki u tjeranju”, govori nam Halil, koji živi u vlašićkom mjestu Gostilj. “Želite li tornjaka učiti da čuva ovce, jednu godinu mora provesti uz tor da bi stasao u ponosnog čuvara. Toliko može biti dobar u tome da će biti sposoban zamijeniti bilo koga. On može biti i pastir i vođa”, ističe naš sagovornik, te nastavlja: “Kada registruje uljeza, pošto spada u grupu pasa oblajivača, tornjak ne kreće odmah u napad, nego prvo oštro laje da ga otjera, a napada samo ako je neophodno. Tornjak je isto tako pas koji voli djecu, u ishrani nije izbirljiv, veoma je skroman i otporan na klimatske promjene, sve to su njegove urođene osobine”, govori Halil, koji na Vlašiću važi za jedinog ozbiljnog uzgajivača tornjaka. Okružen prirodom, zajedno sa svojim životinjama nastavit će osvajati njene zelene livade, brežuljke i doline.

terviewee, and continues: “When he sees an intruder, since he belongs to a group of dogs who are barkers, the Tornjak doesn’t immediately attack, but first barks sharply to chase away the intruder, and attacks only if necessary. The Tornjak is also a type of dog who loves children, he's not picky when it comes to food, he's very humble and resilient when it comes to climate changes, these are all his innate traits”, says Halil, who is known as the only serious Tornjak breeder on Vlašić. Surrounded by nature, together with his animals, he will continue to conquer its green fields, hills and valleys.

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NA KAFI S KUĆNIM LJUBIMCEM U CENTRU SARAJEVA Ako ste vlasnik psa, mačke, ili nekog drugog životinjskog prijatelja s kojim biste se voljeli više kretati po gradu, nemojte ga više ostavljati kod kuće zbog dileme kako pronaći lokal u koji ga možete uvesti. Takav jedan bar nalazi se već u samom centru Sarajeva, gdje šetnjama ne odolijevaju ni turisti ni lokalci Piše: Elma Zećo

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a većinu vlasnika kućnih ljubimaca, posebno mjau i vuf, vuf šapica, ove životinjice mnogo su više od najboljih prijatelja. To i ne treba da čudi, jer samo ko je osjetio njihovu ljubav ispunjenu isključivo iskrenim emocijama bio je u mogućnosti spoznati blagodati koje unose u čovjekov život. 106

BLIND TIGER Svi koji su putovali po razvijenim zemljama Zapada imali su također priliku vidjeti u kojoj mjeri kućni ljubimci mogu zajedno sa svojim vlasnicima participirati u korištenju usluga dostupnih u društvu, bilo da zajedno putuju gradskim, javnim prijevozom, sjede na brojnim ugostiteljskim mjestima, ili idu u šoping krećući se slobodno po tržnom centru. I u BiH ima onih koji doprinose pozitivnim promjenama. Među njima je Bojan Prstojević, koji je prošle godine odlučio otvoriti burger & cocktail bar Blind Tiger, u pravom smislu riječi pet friendly lokal, nudeći jedinstvenu mogućnost zajedničkog provođenja vremena. Ovaj klasični retro bar s gurmanskim burgerima, čije sve sastojke spravlja šef njegove kuhinje, nalazi se odmah na početku Dalmatinske ulice, u centru Sarajeva. Ako ste sami, ovdje vam ne treba mobitel, jer – zahvaljujući svojim velikim staklenim površinama – Blind Tiger nudi jedinstven pogled na život koji se odvija ispred.

Od kućnih ljubimaca na ovo mjesto pretežno sa svojim gazdama dolaze njegovani i lijepo vaspitani psi, a, kako se pokazalo, pet friendly koncept po volji je svih gostiju, neovisno o tome u čijem su društvu. Šta više, pas koji dođe s gazdom i koji obično mirno leži pored njegove stolice, pretežno svojom pozitivnom energijom svakom novom gostu uspije izmamiti osmijeh na lice. I na vaše će. Zasigurno!


COFFEE WITH YOUR PET IN THE SARAJEVO CENTRE If you own a dog, cat, or some other animal buddy who you would like to spend more time around the city with, don't leave it at home any longer because of your dilemma of how to find an establishment where you can take them inside. Such a bar is located in the very centre of Sarajevo, where both tourists and locals can't resist dropping by Written by: Elma Zećo

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or most pet owners, especially of the meow and woof variety, these animals are so much more than best friends. That should not be surprising, as only those who have felt their love, full of only the purest emotions, have been able to recognise the joy that they bring into a person's life.

BLIND TIGER Anyone who has travelled throughout developed Western countries would have been able to see to what extent pets can participate in using services that are available publicly together with their owners, whether it be using public transport, sitting in numerous establishments, or going shopping while moving freely in a shopping centre. In BiH, there are also people who contribute to making positive changes. Among them is Bojan Prstojević, who decided to open a burger & cocktail bar called Blind Tiger last year, a real pet friendly place, offering the unique possibility of spending time with your pet.

This classic retro bar offering gourmet burgers, where the ingredients are made by the kitchen's chef, is located right at the beginning of Dalmatinska Street, in the centre of Sarajevo. If you are alone, you do not need a mobile phone here, because – thanks to its large glass surfaces – Blind Tiger offers a unique view of the life that goes on outside. When it comes to pets, this place is usually frequented by owners who come with their groomed and well-behaved dogs, and, as it turns out, the pet friendly concept is favoured by all guests, regardless of their company. Moreover, a dog that arrives with his/her owner and who usually lies there peacefully by his/her chair, manages to bring a smile to each new guest's face with its positive energy. And it will make you smile, too. For sure! 107


PREDSTAVLJAMO / INTRODUCING

Das WeltAuto Na tržište automobila BiH stigao je novi brend There is a New Brand on the BiH Market

are corrected and, apart from potential corrections, the vehicle is mechanically and visually perfected. Our warranty covers a 12-month period or 15.000 kilometers and, in cooperation with BIHAMK, a mobile warranty so that our customers can feel safe and have 24-hour road assistance coverage available both in BiH and throughout Europe,” says Haris Muratović, brand manager. Launched in the first half of 2017, Das WeltAuto has already found its place in the large towns in BiH. “By offering a diverse range of quality services, we aim to achieve customer satisfaction and set new standards in this field. We want to carry out our activities in cooperation with the network of sellers and service companies in BiH authorized for the Volkswagen Group brands.”

Ukoliko želite kupiti provjereno rabljeno vozilo, ili zamijeniti vaše staro vozilo za novije, sigurno i pouzdano vozilo, onda ste zasigurno na pravom mjestu. Das WeltAuto je internacionalni brend koji u Evropi postoji od 1996. godine, te kao dio VW grupacije sprovodi detaljne standarde pri provjeri svakog automobila prije nego se nađe u prodaji. “Na svakom vozilu se vrši pregled kroz detaljnu analizu 257 kontrolnih tačaka na vozilu. Nedostaci se otklanjaju i automobil se pored eventualne popravke dovodi u perfektno mehaničko i vizuelno stanje. Na vozila dajemo garanciju od 12 mjeseci, ili 15.000 pređenih kilometara, a pored toga i mobilnu garanciju u saradnji s BIHAMK-om, tako da su naši kupci sigurni i pokriveni asistencijom 24 sata, kako u BiH, tako i širom Evrope”, kaže Haris Muratović, brend menadžer. 108

Lansiran u prvoj polovini 2017., Das WeltAuto je već pronašao svoje mjesto u većim gradovima BiH. “Pružanjem raznovrsnih i kvalitetnih usluga cilj je postići zadovoljstvo krajnjeg korisnika i postaviti nove standarde u toj oblasti. Naše aktivnosti želimo realizovati u saradnji s prodajno-servisnom mrežom trgovaca u BiH, zastupnika brendova iz Volkswagen grupacije.” If you wish to buy a reliable second-hand vehicle or exchange your old vehicle for a newer, safe and reliable one, this is the place to be for sure. Das WeltAuto is an international brand which has been operating in Europe from 1996, and which, within the VW Group, applies detailed standards in testing each of its vehicles before they are presented for sale. “Each vehicle undergoes a comprehensive 257 point inspection. Deficiencies noted during the inspection

Ovlašteni partneri brenda Das WeltAuto su Porsche Sarajevo, Nipex – Tuzla, Autorad – Brčko, Apolo – Mostar, a uskoro će to biti i Autokomerc iz Banje Luke. Više informacija na www.dasweltauto.ba. Authorized partners of the Das WeltAuto brand are Porsche Sarajevo, Nipex – Tuzla, Autorad – Brčko, Apolo – Mostar, and Autokomerc from Banja Luka will soon become one of them too. More information is available at www.dasweltauto.ba.


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* Porsche Leasing finansiranje NKS 3,99%, EKS 5,41%. Ponuda vrijedi za odabrana vozila. Akcija traje do 31.12.2017. godine

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RAZLIKUJTE GRIPU I PREHLADU

LIJEČENJE GRIPE UKLJUČUJE MIROVANJE, NADOKNADU TEČNOSTI, TE UZIMANJE LIJEKOVA ZA SNIŽAVANJE TEMPERATURE I SMIRIVANJE KAŠLJA

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ripa i prehlada nisu ista bolest, pa iako većina ljudi to zna, ne znaju ih razlikovati. Donosimo kratak pregled najvažnijih razlika između simptoma gripe i simptoma prehlade, te savjete kako sebi pomoći kada obolite od gripe. Gripa je teška, a katkad i pogibeljna bolest zbog brojnih komplikacija. One mogu biti uzrokovane virusom influence ili sekundarnim bakterijskim infekcijama, odnosno zajedničkim djelovanjem virusa i bakterija. Komplikacije su najčešće u samom disajnom sistemu (upale uha i sinusa te pneumonije), ali mogu biti zahvaćeni i drugi organski sistemi. Upala pluća je najteža komplikacija influence i odgovorna je za većinu smrtnih slučajeva od ove bolesti. Antivirusni lijekovi, ako se uzmu u prvih 48 sati nakon početka bolesti, bitno skraćuju trajanje bolesti i ublažavaju težinu simptoma, a smanjuju broj i težinu komplikacija. 110

Kada se radi o običnoj prehladi, treba znati da se ona, za razliku od gripe koja dolazi naglo, pojavljuje postepeno. Temperatura je umjerena ili tek blago povišena, bolovi u mišićima ili glavobolja su vrlo rijetki, a nema ni osjećaja umora ili iscrpljenosti. Kašlja nema nikako ili je vrlo blag, ali je prisutno jako curenje iz nosa. Komplikacije kod prehlade su vrlo rijetke. Gripa, dakle, dolazi naglo. Prati je visoka temperatura, jaka glavobolja i istaknuta bol u mišićima. Prisutan je suh, vrlo neugodan kašalj i osjećaj velikog umora i iscrpljenosti. Komplikacije su vrlo česte. Liječenje gripe uključuje mirovanje, nadoknadu tečnosti, te uzimanje lijekova za snižavanje temperature i smirivanje kašlja. Budući da je gripa uzrokovana virusima, antibiotici nisu efikasni pa se njima mogu liječiti samo bakterijske komplikacije, odnosno upala uha, upala sinusa i pneumonija.

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AND CURE Learn the difference between flu (influenza) and cold FLU TREATMENT INCLUDES BED REST, PLENTY OF FLUIDS, TAKING MEDICINES TO LOWER TEMPERATURE AND COUGH SUPPRESSANTS


Flu and cough are not the same, although most people are aware of that, they don’t know the difference. We give you a short overview of the most important differences between flu and cold symptoms and advice how to help yourself when you get a cold. Flu is tough, sometimes even fatal due to numerous complications. It can be caused by a virus or other secondary, bacterial infection which is a joint invasion of a virus and bacteria. Very often, complications occur in the respiratory system itself (ear infection, sinus infection and pneumonia) but other organ systems can be affected as well. Pneumonia is the most severe complication of influenza and a cause for many deadly outcomes from this disease. Antiviral medicines, if taken within 48 hours when the symptoms occurred, shorten duration of the disease and lower the severity of possible complications. When it comes to basic cold, it is good to know that, unlike flu which develops rapidly, it develops gradually. Temperature is medium or slightly high, muscle ache or headache is very rare and there is no feeling of fatigue of exhaustion. No cough or it is rather mild but nose is runny constantly. Cold complications are very rare. So, flu comes suddenly. It is followed with high temperature, strong headache and distinctive muscle ache. Dry, very unpleasant cough, fatigue and exhaustion are present. Complications are quite frequent. Flu treatment includes bed rest, plenty of fluids, taking medicines to lower temperature and cough suppressants. Since flu is caused by viruses, antibiotics are ineffective and they can cure only bacterial complications- ear infection, sinus infection and pneumonia.

MIGRENA ILI TEK

OBIČNA GLAVOBOLJA Krivi su geni, ali i hrana i navike PULSIRAJUĆI BOL U POLOVINI GLAVE, MUČNINA, POVRAĆANJE TE POVEĆANA OSJETLJIVOST NA SVJETLOST, ZVUKOVE I MIRISE NAJČEŠĆE SU NUSPOJAVE MIGRENE

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e li glavobolja u posljednja tri mjeseca ograničila vaše aktivnosti za dan ili više? Osjećate li tokom glavobolje mučninu ili povraćate? Smeta li vam svjetlo kada imate glavobolju? Ako pozitivno odgovorite na dva od ova tri pitanja, imate migrenu. Često se glavobolja javlja zbog specifične prehrane ili navika kod ljudi koji preskaču obroke, koji su na dijetama i slično. I alkohol može izazvati glavobolju, kao i pušenje jer nikotin uzrokuje stiskanje krvnih žila koje opskrbljuju mozak. Razne namirnice, poput začina, agruma, zrelih sireva, crnog vina, morski plodovi ili banane, mogu biti

okidači za pojavu migrene. Obroke rasporedite u tri glavna i dva međuobroka, tako da vrijeme između jela ne bude duže od četiri do šest sati. Preskakanje obroka potiče razvoj glavobolje pa zato mlade žene koje ne doručkuju pate od migrene. Lavinu migrene mogu pokrenuti i crna čokolada, kafa, čaj, suho meso, riba, šljive, ananas, avokado, lješnjaci, kikiriki, bijeli luk, špinat, celer luk i cvekla.  Glavobolje se dijele u dvije grupe; u primarne glavobolje spadaju sve vrste migrene, zatim tenzijska glavobolja i tzv. cluster glavobolja. Sekundarne nastaju kao posljedica patoloških zbivanja u glavi, krvnim 111


ZDRAVLJE / HEALTH žilama ili kao rezultat bolesti. Pulsirajući bol u polovini glave, mučnina, povraćanje te povećana osjetljivost na svjetlost, zvukove i mirise najčešće su nuspojave migrene.

Liječenje Zbog toga što se čak tri puta češće pojavljuje kod žena nego kod muškaraca, migrena se povezuje i s hormonskom podlogom. Liječenje migrene treba početi primjenom paracetamola ili acetilsalicilne kiseline. Ako ne pomažu, prelazi se na lijekove iz grupe tripatana. U prevenciji migrena koriste se beta-blokatori, antidepresivi i antikonvulzivi, koji se individualno propisuju.

Smatra se da se migrena pojavljuje kao posljedica preosjetljivosti moždanog debla, nekih neuroloških poremećaja, a krivci mogu biti i stres, nedostatak sna, duže izlaganje jačim svjetlosnim podražajima, atmosferske promjene te hormonalne promjene kod žena.

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Genes are to be blamed but food and habits as well PULSING PAIN ON BOTH SIDES OF YOUR HEAD, NAUSEA, VOMITING, INCREASED SENSITIVITY TO LIGHT, SOUND AND SMELLS ARE MOST TYPICAL PRODROMES

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as a headache limited your activities in the past three months for a day or more? Do you feel nausea or you vomit during a headache? Are you sensitive to light during a headache? If your answer is positive on two or more above questions, you have a migraine. It often develops due to specific food or habits, with people who skip meals, who are on diets and so on. Alcohol can cause a headache, smoking as well because nicotine narrows blood vessels which supply the brain. Various foods like spices, agrumes, aged cheeses, black wine, sea food and bananas, can trigger migraine. 112

Divide your meals into three main meals and two snacks so that the time between meals is no longer than four or six hours. Skipping meals triggers headaches so young women who omit breakfast have migraines. Migraines can also be triggered with dark chocolate, coffee, tea, dried meat and fish, plums, pineapple, avocado, hazelnuts and peanuts, onion, spinach, celery, beet. Headaches are classified into two groups; primary headaches include all types of migraines, tension-type headache or so-called cluster headache. Secondary headaches are the result of some pathological conditions inside a head, in blood vessels or as a

result of an illness. Pulsing pain in both sides of a head, nausea, vomiting and increasing sensitiveness to light, sound and smell are most typical prodromes. It is considered that a migraine develops as a consequence of hypersensitive brainstem, neurological disorders, and the causes are stress, lack of sleep, longer stay under lights glare, changes in the environment and hormonal changes in women.

Treatment Since migraines occur three times more often in women than in men, migraine is related to hormones. Migraine treatment should start with paracetamol or acetylsalicylic acid. If they don’t relieve the pain, continue with the medications from the group triptans. For migraine prevention, beta blockers, antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs, which are prescribed individually, are used.


i pazite da onaj koji kupujete sadrži samo prirodne sastojke, te da nema umjetnih dodataka. Zeleni čaj najsnažnije djeluje kada se posluži vruć.

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NJEGOVO VELIČANSTVO

ZELENI ČAJ

KAKO BI BIO EFIKASAN U TOPLJENJU MASNIH NASLAGA, ILI ZADRŽAVANJU VITKE LINIJE, NE BI SMIO SADRŽAVATI ŠEĆER

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aučno je dokazano da zeleni čaj, osim što čisti organizam, može pomoći i u mršavljenju, ali nije nebitno kako ga i u kojem obliku konzumirati. Kako bi bio efikasan u topljenju masnih naslaga, ili zadržavanju vitke linije, zeleni čaj ne bi smio sadržavati šećer. Sve popularniji su zeleni čajevi s dodatkom voćnih ili drugih okusa, ali

nutricionisti smatraju da prednosti zelenog čaja ne bismo trebali umanjivati dodavanjem različitih okusa. Ako dodana aroma uključuje šećer, onda čaj može sadržavati više kalorija, pa neće biti djelotvoran u topljenju masnoća. U zeleni čaj se ne dodaju ni šećer ni umjetni zaslađivači. Kvalitet zelenog čaja razlikuje se od brenda do brenda. Čitajte deklaracije

FOR HEALTH AND SLIM BODY IMAGE

HIS MAJESTY GREEN TEA

Kada ga pripremate, nemojte pustiti da voda proključa. Prije ključanja, kada se pojave prvi mali mjehurići, prelijte vodu preko čaja. Pustite da odstoji dvije do četiri minute da se oslobode svi sastojci koji zeleni čaj čine tako posebnim i zdravim. Što se tiče roka trajanja, kao i ostale namirnice, ima ga i zeleni čaj. Nakon otvaranja, ne bi smio stajati duže od šest mjeseci, jer gubi svoja svojstva i antioksidanse koji ubrzavaju metabolizam i tope masno tkivo.

Važno upozorenje Teoretski, zeleni čaj može smanjiti unos željeza, pa se ne preporučuje upotreba kod anemije. Ne preporučuje se ni u slučajevima alergije na kofein, kao ni osobama koje pate od nesanice ili boluju od bilo kojeg oblika epilepsije.

bubbles appear, pour water over the tea. Let it rest for two or four minutes so as to release all ingredients that make green tea so special and healthy. When it comes to its expiry date,

IN ORDER TO BE EFFECTIVE IN FAT BURNING OR KEEPING THE BODY same as all other foodstuff, green tea has it. After opening, it shouldn’t be SLIM, IT SHOULDN’T CONTAIN SUGAR used longer than six months since it

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t has been scientifically proven that green tea, besides organism detoxifications, can help in losing weight too but it is not irrelevant how and in what form we consume it.

If an additional flavour includes sugar, then tea can contain more calories so it won’t be effectual in fat burning. Neither sugar nor artificial sweeteners are added in green tea.

In order to be effective in fat burning or keeping the body slim, it shouldn’t contain sugar. Increasingly popular are green teas with additional fruit or some other flavors, but nutritionists claim that the advantages of green tea should not be decreased adding various flavors.

The quality of green tea varies among different brands. Read declarations and be cautious that those which you buy contain natural ingredients and no artificial sweeteners. Green tea is most effective when served hot. When you prepare it, don’t let water boil. Before boiling, when first

loses all its healthy substances and antioxidants which boost metabolism and burn fat tissue.

Important warning Theoretically, green tea may prohibit absorption of iron so it is not recommended for anaemic people. It is also not recommended for caffeine allergies, people with sleeping problems or those who suffer from epilepsy.

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AZRA DEDIĆ, DŽUDISTKINJA

Neustrašiva

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amzija i Husein Dedić iz Bihaća ponosni su na svoju kćerku Azru (23), koju su dobili četiri godine nakon rođenja sina. Od malih nogu njihova slatka djevojčica, rođena s Down sindromom, pokazivala je koliko je uporna i odlučna, a iznad svega umiljata. Stoga ne čudi što Azru danas poznaju svi Bišćani. A i vole je! Jer je zaslužila.

VRIJEDNA DJEVOJKA Azra je umjetnička duša. Voli slikarstvo crtajući najviše prirodu. Zbog svoje najveće ljubavi – sporta – simpatije je pobrala i širom domovine, gdje su je ljudi upoznali i kao prvu osobu s Down sindromom koja je ostvarila pravo na rad.


“Sve stižem na vrijeme. Idem na posao i uz to treniram tri puta sedmično u Judo klubu Una već deset godina. Volim sve vježbe i tehnike. Moji roditelji su bili ti koji su kod mene uvidjeli nadarenost za sport, a ja sam odlučila da se bavim džudom”, priča nam Azra, iza koje su brojna takmičenja, no, jedno je zasjenilo sva dosadašnja – učešće na Svjetskom prvenstvu u džudu za osobe s intelektulnim poteškoćama u Kölnu, gdje se okitila bronzanom medaljom. “Konkurencija je bila veoma jaka. Bili su tu takmičari iz Njemačke, Švedske, Austrije..., ali zadovoljna sam svojim nastupom. Bilo je predobro”, govori Azra, koja je oduševljena putovanjima na međunarodna takmičenja, ne samo zbog susreta sa sportistima, nego zato što je to za nju također prilika da se upozna s novom sredinom i tamošnjom kulturom. “Išla sam na takmičenja u Kopar, Izolu, Pordenone i Ravenu. Na putovanjima me najviše zanimaju historijski spomenici”, govori Azra, čija takmičenja ne prolaze bez mame Ramzije, njene vjerne pratnje koja svaki put treperi od uzbuđenja.

KROZ TRNJE DO ZVIJEZDA Put porodice Dedić, za pretpostaviti je, nije bio jednostavan, ali učinili su sve da Azra ostvari prava na normalan život.

“Meni je Azra bila vječita inspiracija. Kada se tek rodila, prošla sam kroz krizu suočivši se s nečim novim i potpuno nepoznatim u životu, ali to me je kratko držalo. Trgnula sam se i odlučila da joj pružim najbolje što mogu u životu kako bi postigla maksimum. Obaveza je svakog roditelja da pruži djetetu ono što je u njegovoj moći. Vidjela sam da je Azra uporna, da hoće, da želi, a ja sam sve dala od sebe da uspije na tom putu”, uključuje se u razgovor Ramzija, te dodaje: “S obzirom na to da oblast osjetljivih kategorija nije sistemski riješena, razvoj djece s Down sindromom zavisi od poduzetnosti njihovih roditelja. Nažalost, većini vrijeme najvećim dijelom prolazi u borbi za egzistenciju, neki nemaju hrabrosti, a neki znanja kako doći do cilja.”

uređujem police, slažem robu, stavljam akcijske cijene, pomažem kupcima pri kupovini... Zahvalna sam svom šefu što mi je pružio priliku da radim, jer se sada osjećam vrijednom kao i svi ostali”, sretno govori Azra, koja je, istovremeno, u svojoj porodici trenutno jedina zaposlena. Nakon šesnaest godina rada u vlastitom dućanu, roditelji su ga morali zatvoriti. Stoga svi gaje veliku nadu da će skorija budućnost po tom pitanju biti bolja. I dok će godinu na izmaku pamtiti po Azrinom uspjehu na svjetskom prvenstvu, njihova miljenica nastavlja da sanja nove sportske snove.

Poznato je da su osobe s Down sindromom gipke, što su i Azrini roditelji brzo uvidjeli. Bila je u mogućnosti napraviti pokrete koje većina tipične djece treba vježbati, naprimjer, špagu, a željeli su i da njeno vrijeme poslije škole bude osmišljeno. Spletom okolnosti upoznaju trenera Judo kluba Una, Fikreta Bečića, koji će im reći da njihova kćerka ima smisla za ovu borilačku vještinu. Tako je sve počelo. “I to je bio pravi potez, idealan za inkluziju. U klubu svi dišu kao jedno biće. Čak su i ljudi iz zapadnih zemalja iznenađeni izuzetnim uslovima. Od ovog kluba mnogi mogu naučiti šta je prava inkluzija”, nastavlja Ramzija, dok Azra ističe: “Sve radimo zajedno. Trener ne pravi nikakvu razliku i nemam apsolutno nikakve privilegije.”

IZVOR SREĆE ZA PORODICU Osim u društvu, Azra i na radnom mjestu, u CM-u, gdje radi već godinu dana slovi za pouzdanu kolegicu. “Super mi je na poslu. Imam divne kolege. Pratim svoja zaduženja:

“Željela bih otići na Olimpijske igre i bez obzira na poteškoće koje sportisti imaju trudit ću se da ostvarim svoj san. Želim poručiti svim ljudima da budu uporni i da slijede svoje snove”, riječi su Azrine bez koje njena mama danas uopće ne zna kako bi izgledao život. “Sve ono što sam zamišljala da će mi biti teško kada se rodila pokazalo se suprotnim. Toliko mi je lijepih stvari priredila i priređuje... Ne bih je mijenjala ni za što na svijetu!”, emotivno završava Ramzija. 115


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amzija and Husein Dedić from Bihać are proud of their daughter Azra (23), who was born four years after their son. From an early age, their sweet girl, born with Down Syndrome, showed how persistent and determined she was, and above all how sweet-natured she was. Therefore, it's no wonder that everyone from Bihać knows of Azra. And they love her! Because she deserves it.

HARDWORKING YOUNG WOMAN Azra has an artistic soul. She loves painting, mostly nature. Because of her greatest love – sport – she has won the affection of people across her homeland, where people got to know her as the first person with Down Syndrome who exercised her right to work.

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“I manage to do everything on time. I go to work, and I have been training three times per week at Judo club Una for ten years already. I love all the exercises and techniques. My parents were the ones who saw that I was talented at sports, and it was my decision to do judo”, says Azra, who has been to numerous competitions, however, one in particular has overshadowed all the rest – participating at the World Championship for judoka with an intellectual disability in Cologne, where she won a bronze medal. “The competition was very strong. There were competitors from Germany, Sweden, Austria...but I'm happy with my performance. It was great”, says Azra, who is thrilled by trips to international competitions, not just because of meeting with sportspeople, but because for her it's also an opportunity to get to know a new environment and its culture. “I've been to competitions in Kopar, Izola, Pordenone and Ravena. When I go on trips, I'm most interested


in the historical monuments”, says Azra, whose trips to competitions don't happen without her mum Ramzija, her loyal companion, who is full of excitement each time.

ROCKY ROAD TO THE STARS The path of the Dedić family, as can be assumed, was not simple, but they did everything in their power so that Azra could exercise her right to a normal life. “Azra was always an inspiration to me. When she was first born, I went through a crisis, facing something new and completely unknown in life, but this lasted a brief time for me. I came to my senses and decided to give her everything I could in life, so that she would achieve her maximum. It's the duty of every parent to provide their child with whatever is in their power. I saw that Azra was persistent, that she had a will, that she had a desire, and I gave it my all for her to succeed on that path”, says Ramzija, and adds: “Considering that the realm of vulnerable categories of the population is not systematically dealt with, the development of children with Down Syndrome depends on the involvement of their parents. Unfortunately, for most, time passes in the battle for existence, some don't have the courage, and others the knowledge about how to reach the goal.” It is well known that people with Down Syndrome are physically flexible, which Azra's parents soon realised. She could perform movements that most typical children would have to practise, such as the splits, and they wanted for her time after school to be constructive. By chance, they met the coach from Judo club Una, Fikret Bečić, who told them that their daughter was talented in this sport. That is how it all began.

“And that was the right move, ideal for inclusion. At the club everyone breathes as if they were one person. Even people from Western countries were surprised by the exceptional conditions. Many can learn about what real inclusion is from this club”, continues Ramzija, while Azra points out: “We do everything together. The coach doesn't differentiate and there are absolutely no privileges.”

SOURCE OF HAPPINESS FOR HER FAMILY Apart from in society in general, Azra is known as a reliable colleague in her workplace CM, where she has been working for a year. “Work is great for me. I have wonderful colleagues. I do my tasks: I stock the shelves, I put the discount prices on goods, help the customers with their purchases... I'm grateful to my boss, who gave me the opportunity to work, because now I feel valuable like everyone else”, says Azra happily, who is, at the same time, currently the only employed person in her family. Af-

ter sixteen years of working in their own store, her parents had to close it down. Therefore, they all hope that the near future will be better when it comes to that. And while they will memorise the passing year due to Azra's success at the World Championship, their darling continues to dream new sporting dreams for herself.

“I would like to go to the Olympic Games, and regardless of the difficulties that sportspeople have, I will strive to fulfil my dream. I want to tell all people to be persistent and follow their dreams”, are the words of Azra, without whom her mum cannot imagine life today. “Everything that I imagined would be hard when she was born ended up being the opposite. She's made so many great things happen and continues to do so... I wouldn't change her for anything in the world!”, concludes Ramzija emotively. 117


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