29 July 2019 Festivals
4th International Festival of Music and Folklore "Summer in Bosnia and Herzegovina" was held from 19 to 24 July in Visoko.
The forum officially began on July 20 in Ilijaš, as it was opened by the Mayor Mr. Akif Fazlic and the president of the Bosniak community of culture "Preporod" B&H prof. dr. Sanjin Kodrić. More than a thousand inhabitants of Ilijaš, Vogošća and Visoko had the opportunity to enjoy the concerts of 265 participants from Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Israel and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The performers represented the music and folk art of their countries.
During the past five days of the festival, participants spent their free time visiting cultural and historical sites and getting to know the part of the natural beauty of Bosnia and Herzegovina. They visited Jajce, Travnik, Visoko, Sarajevo, Mostar and Kravica.
The Bosniak Cultural Community "Preporod", as organizer of this event, thanked everyone who helped organize the Festival, and in particular the mayors of the municipalities of Ilijaš, Vogošća and Visoko, as well as the European Association of the Folklore Festival EAFF.