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St. Louis Islamic Center celebrates grand opening of Nur Mosque

The St. Louis Islamic Center celebrated the grand opening of a a $1.5 million Nur Mosque over the weekend with the grand opening on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in St. Louis County. Husein Kavazovic, the leader of the Muslim faith [...]

April 3, 2017 Community Events, News

Bosnian Singer Amira Medunjanin Sings In Centuries-Old Tradition of Sevdah

At the end of a bruising election season and before the inevitable holiday family fights about the outcome, it seems appropriate to revel in some dark, sinuous music about universal themes of sadness and human longing. [...]

November 18, 2016 Community Events

St. Louis talks highlight positive Islamic and Jewish relationships in Bosnia

A Bosnian historian is in St. Louis through Monday to share stories about Jewish and Muslim people living side by side in Sarajevo for centuries. SOURCE: St. Louis Public Radio University City native Rebecca Patz Nathanson invited Eli Tauber to [...]

August 20, 2016 Community Events

Take a Walking Tour of Little Bosnia This Weekend

Don’t know the difference between a somun and a sebilj? Learn more about the Bosnian culture and the St. Louis neighborhood where many have settled. [...]

June 10, 2016 Community Events

Bosnia Memory Project Honors Sarajevo Journalist, Curator Wife

The Bosnia Memory Project at Fontbonne University will honor Sarajevo newsman Kemal Kurspahić and his wife, Vesna, a photo curator, with the inaugural Civic Courage Award, an honor designed to.recognize the values of inclusion, tolerance and mutuality at the foundation [...]

June 3, 2015 Bosnians in St. Louis, Community Events, Events

St. Louis Symphony musicians present ‘Bosnian Journeys: Generations’ March 3

Since the mid-1990s, thousands of Bosnian refugees have settled in South St. Louis. Today, “Little Bosnia” includes more than 60,000 people, making it the largest Bosnian community outside Bosnia itself. [...]

February 27, 2015 Community Events, Events

“Little Bosnia” At Affton High School Nov. 21-22

“Little Bosnia” will be presented on the Affton High School stage on Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22, 8:15 p.m., in Judith Rethwisch Auditorium, located at 8309 Mackenzie Road. There will be a special pre-performance festival from 6 to [...]

November 14, 2014 Community Events

Filmmaker Screens Bosnian War Documentary at Fontbonne

Bosnian filmmaker, writer and activist Kemal Pervanić will show his latest work, “Pretty Village,” a documentary on the 1992 Kevljani massacre in Bosnia, on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at Fontbonne University. The film documents the massacre itself, as [...]

October 22, 2014 Community Events

Art Exhibit Celebrating Creativity And Strength Of Bosnian Artists On Display At Fontbonne

“Bosnia Born,” a multimedia art exhibit showcasing the work of artists born in Bosnia-Herzegovina, opened May 29 in the Fine Art Gallery of Fontbonne University. It will be on display in St. Louis through June 27. St. Louis is home [...]

May 31, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Community Events, Events, Uncategorized

St. Louis Friends of Bosnia-Herzegovina to Host Bosnian Born Exhibit at Fontbonne’s Fine Arts Gallery on May 29

The Friends of Bosnia & Herzegovina, a newly formed non-profit organization in St. Louis, is pleased to announce its inaugural event: a multi-media exhibition called Bosnian Born featuring the work of more than twenty-five leading Bosnian-Herzegovinian artists.  [...]

May 22, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Community Events, Events