State Department Awards Sarajevo Film Center $308,000 Grant via Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Embassy congratulates the Sarajevo Film Center on its selection for a $308,000 grant via the State Department’s Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  This grant will fund the restoration, protection, and digitalization of the Center’s collection of 35mm and 16mm films, which will ultimately be made available to academic institutions and the public …

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4th of July Country Fair-Themed Party in Sarajevo

Last night, we celebrated America’s 241st birthday by doing something a bit different.  We decided to take a more casual approach to our Independence Day party this year, creating a traditional Country Fair with all the elements our friends from BiH needed to enjoy a real American experience.  Fairs like this take place across our country every summer, …

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Denis Suljakovic Wins BiH Spelling Bee Final Competition

On Saturday, May 13, 17 young people from across BiH, winners of the Regional English-language Spelling Bee Competitions, came to Sarajevo to compete for prizes and the honor of carrying the title Bosnia and Herzegovina’s “Best English-Language Speller.” Denis Suljaković, from Gimnazija „Edhem Mulabdić“ Maglaj, won the first place, Ramiz Begić, from Gimnazija „Muhizin Rizvić“ Kakanj, came …

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Restoration of Historic Red Cross Building Complete

Speaking at a ceremony to mark the completion of the Ambassadors’ Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) project for the internal reconstruction of the Red Cross Society building, Ambassador Cormack noted that with the completion of this restoration project, we mark not only the rebirth of this important building, we look toward the future; a future …

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Northwestern University’s Little Shop of Horrors Takes BiH By Storm!

With support from State Department’s Arts Envoy program, U.S. Embassy Sarajevo brought the Northwestern University Dolphin Show’s production of Little Shop of Horrors to BiH for a one-week tour. This tour was the first time a Broadway musical with an American cast had ever been produced in BiH, and the show played to over 1,000 …

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