Sarajevo’s choir that bridged the ethnic divide
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Sarajevo’s choir that bridged the ethnic divide

Rebuilding Sarajevo after the Bosnian war in the 1990s was a huge task.

Besieged for more than three years, the city was broken, the scarred buildings a reflection of the emotional damage endured by survivors.

For centuries people of different ethnicities and religions had lived side by side, but after such a bitter civil war what could bring them together again?

One Catholic Franciscan Monk, Father Ivo Markovic, had an idea - a multi-faith choir – to unite people through music.

Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who were there.

  • 21 Mar 2018
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