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Celebrating Bosnia Herzegovina Culture and Heritage

29/10/2016
                                               
Our Life, Our Transition
Bosnian War People Preserving History, Language and Culture in East Midlands
 
 
2016 marks 21 years since the end of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also marks 21 years since the genocide in Srebrenica when, in the worst episode of mass murder within Europe since World War II, more than 8,000 Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) boys and men were executed by Bosnian Serb forces. One third of the country’s population were internally and externally displaced in a process known as ‘ethnic cleansing’ and several hundred thousand were forced to flee their homes. Some of these people made a new home here in Derby.
 
Last year, the Derby Bosnia-Herzegovina Community Association began a Heritage Lottery funded project to record and interpret how Bosnian people integrated into life in the United Kingdom, and overcame the difficulties and barriers they faced. The project resulted in a film, a book and the exhibition here.  The objects, crafts and costumes displayed  were collected through the project and represent Bosnia and Herzegovina heritage.
 
‘The idea is for this to be used as learning material, teaching younger generations about managing daily life without the knowledge of language, learning to integrate, picking up pieces of their life together; stories of success and failure, preserving culture, tradition and language.’ Nedzad Salkic, Project Officer.
 
We are very pleased to host this exhibition will be on show until Sunday 15 January 2017.
 
FREE
Suitable for all
 
Derby Museum and Art Gallery
The Strand
Derby DE1 1BS
 
 
 
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Independence Day 11/03/2017
Rasing funds for Tiny Babies Big Appeal 03/03/2017
How diversity and migration enhance participative democracy? 29/09/2016
Improving Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees 08/06/2016
East European Roma – Cultural Awareness Training 11/05/2016
“Irhad Rizvo-Durakovic” Sport and social event 02/04/2016
Migration Quiz Night 03/03/2016
Annual General Meeting 05/12/2015
Remebering Srebrenica-National Board Meeting 19/11/2015
Football:Bosnia and Herzegovina-Republic of Ireland 13/11/2015
Supplementary classess in Birmingham starts on 19th September 2015 19/09/2015
Football: Andora- Bosnia and Herzegovina 19:45 06/09/2015
20th Anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide 09/07/2015
Remembering Srebrenica: A concert of reflective music 04/07/2015
Srebrenica Memorial Day in Bosnia House 11/06/2015
SECOND FOLKLORE FESTIVAL OF DIASPORA OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 11/06/2015
The Seventeenth Gathering of Bosnian Supplementary Schools in United Kingdom 07/06/2015
XII. football/soccer/futsal world cup, organised by World Diaspora Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina 05/06/2015
The 8-3-7-2 Tournament: schools’ chance to Remember Srebrenica 05/06/2015
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Memorial Football Tournament " Irhad Durakovic" 18/04/2015
Bosnia and Herzegovina Independance day 15/03/2015
International Womens Day 08/03/2015
 
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