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Angela Merkel in Croatian Nationalist Song Controversy

A spokesperson for Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the German Chancellor was not familiar with the nationalist song that was performed at the Croatian Democratic Union rally that she attended on Saturday, and was not informed about the content of the event's musical programme in advance.

Serbian Family Keeps Pianos in Perfect Tune

"My sister Ana handles the concert season and public relations, my wife handles the administrative duties, and I am a multifunctioning device," he jests.

After attending music high school in Belgrade, Vrbanec went on to receive a degree in piano and a Europiano technical degree.

Sarajevo Museum Brings Valter Movie Back to Life

Forty-seven years after Hajrudin Siba Krvavac's cult movie about the Partisan struggle in wartime Yugoslavia was filmed, a museum dedicated to it has opened in Bosnia's capital.

Croatian Journalists Mourn Veteran Photographer Hrvoje Polan

"Suddenly, at the age of 48, the photojournalist Hrvoje Polan has left us. For nearly three decades, Hrvoje has been dealing with news and documentary photography," the Croatian Journalists' Association announced on Monday.

Polan worked for numerous newspapers and agencies, from satirical Croatian weekly magazine Feral Tribune to Reuters, before going freelance.

Yugoslav Industrial Symbol Inspires Bosnia’s Biennale Pick

Danica Dakic, the first woman artist to represent Bosnia at the Venice Biennale, has taken the drastic social and economic changes in the old industrial town of Zenica as her inspiration.

Book Documents Culture Buildings Used as Balkan War Jails

Photographer Hrvoje Polan, writer Viktor Ivancic and journalist Nemanja Stjepanovic presented their new book 'Behind the Seven Camps: From Crimes of Culture to Culture of Crime', about the use of cultural buildings as wartime detention and killing sites, on Thursday evening at Zagreb's Gric cinema.

Cable Operator United Group to Meet Potential Buyers

Dutch-based cable and pay-TV operator United Group is to conduct meetings over the coming week with potential buyers, two sources familiar with the matter told BIRN, ahead of a reported auction in September.

Balkan Docs Feature in Kosovo Film Festival

Of the six competing categories in Kosovo's international documentary and short film festival, Dokufest, which opens on Friday in Prizren, the Balkan Dox category will feature 16 documentaries from the region.

Sarabande, a film by the Kosovo director Kaltrina Krasniqi, started as a personal documentary on the classical music virtuoso Petrit Ceku.

Romanian pupils win seven medals at Balkan Geography Olympiad

Romania's Geography Olympic team won two gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the Balkan Geography Olympiad, which was held in Iasi between 24-29 June, thus placing Romania first in the ranking of nations.

Bill Clinton's Novel Features Female Bosnian Assassin

Bill Clinton and James Patterson's new novel 'The President is Missing' stars an attractive, pregnant, female vegetarian from Bosnia and Herzegovina who is also an assassin. 

The Bosnian woman is a classical music-loving, cold-blooded killer known only by the code name Bach because she likes to listen to the compositions of Johann Sebastian while doing her job.

Michael Douglas to unveil Karl Malden monument in Belgrade

Tanjug reported this on Friday, citing Srpski Telegraf.

Malden, whose father was a Serb, had a long career in the US, where was born, primarily as a character actor. He passed away in 2009 at the age of 97.

Douglas has always been pointing out that Malden - born Mladen Sekulovic - had been a decisive influence on his career, the report said.