News that made us happy in 2021 – Sarajevo Times


Although 2021 in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) was marked by different political and other moments that can hardly be characteristicerised as positive events, the lThe past year was also marked by several moments that made everyone smile.

Among the sportsmening Success which delighted all the citizens of BH, the performance of the women’s basketball team BHstand out, which achieved incredible success by winning fifth place at the Eurobasket, so that they qualified for the World Cup in Australia.

Taekwondo player Nedzad Husic, who was named the best athlete of BH at the end of december, also delightedd the public. In 2021, Husique reached several reresults worthy of attention. Hebecame European Olympic Taekwondo Champion at the age of 21 and achieved the best result in BiH history at the Olympic Games, advancing to the semi-finals of the competition.

Thethe port has remained one of the bright spots of BH for the rest of the year, and BIH swimmer Lana Pudar do sure the good news continues, like her won a bronze medal at the World Cup in small pools in the 100 meters butterfly and went on to win another bronze at the World Cup in the small pools over 200 meters.

outraged sport smiles at people the faces were brought afterevents in the undue filmto try. BH director Jasmila Zbanicfrom the film “Quo Vadis, Aida? »Has won numerous awards around the world in 2021, and certainly the Oscar nomination and obtaining the “European Oscar” hasthe 34 The European Film Awards should be specially reported.

The film industry has given us the Sarajevo Film Festival, where many global and regional personalities from the world of cinema have arrived in Sarajevo this year as well, of which the German director Wim Wenders certainly stands out. In addition, this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival was marked by Bono, the leader of U2 group, who visited the capital of BH after a long time.

“I’m happy to be here again. Looks like it’s been too long, we tried to come last year but couldn’t. This is the best festival. In my mind, that 1997 concert in this town, aDoes this moment mean more to me than I can explain in two sentences. It is a big part of the life of our group and a small part of the life of your city and your country, “ Bono said on the red carpet.

Eventalthough the music industry in BH is still in a way a “victim” of the pandemic, two news items from the world of music delighted the citizens of Sarajevo, but also the whole of BH. In 2021, it has been announced that in 2022, Sting and rock band Whitesnake will visit Sarajevo.

David Coverdale and Whitesnake to perform in Sarajevo at Skenderija on July 19e, while Sting will hold a concert at Zetra Hall earlier on March 19e.

In 2022, BH, as well as the whole world, will be confronted with many political and other events which will almost certainly dominate the public and media space.




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