"Casualties of war do not end when the war ends on the paper." -- Sanida Palavra speaking at the Walk to Remember Srebrenica Symposium, July 11, 2017 Walk to Remember Srebrenica Symposium, July 11, 2017, Kentucky Museum On July 11, 2017 at the Walk to Remember Srebrenica Symposium, members of the Bowling Green Bosnian American … Continue reading Photos from 2017 Walk to Remember Srebrenica Events
by Virginia Siegel / Research by the Bosnia Oral History Project Committee Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the start of the Srebrenica Genocide in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which began July 11, 1995. Many of our fellow Kentuckians are survivors of the Srebrenica Genocide and many lost loved ones. This week, the Bosnian American community … Continue reading Commemorating the Srebrenica Genocide
The Kentucky Folklife Program is proud to partner with community organizers in this year's Walk to Remember Srebrenica Genocide Symposium, which will be held at the Kentucky Museum on July 11, 2017 from 6pm-7pm (Facebook event). We'd like to thank and acknowledge the key event organizers for inviting us to partner: Denis Hodzic, Senida Husic, … Continue reading Walk to Remember Srebrenica Genocide Events this July
As part of the Kentucky Folklife Program’s on-going oral history project, the Kentucky Folklife Program is proud to present A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green (Kulturno naslijeđe Bosanci u Bowling Green-u). Opening on September 29, 2017 at the Kentucky Museum, the exhibit is a partnership with the Bowling Green Bosnia Oral History Project, Kentucky Museum, … Continue reading “A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green”
Today was a fun fieldwork day. We popped over to Behar Café to sample their cevapi, burek, & coffee, and to check out some of the food items they carry. Behar is a Bosnian restaurant and grocery in Bowling Green, KY that specializes in cooking and selling items important to Bosnian foodways traditions, such as … Continue reading On Our Plates: Behar Cafe
Yesterday, @wku photographer Clinton Lewis stopped by to photograph the Husic family's ćilim. The woven rug will be part of the upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green, set to open September 29th at the Kentucky Museum.
Ever wonder what goes into to creating a museum exhibit? A lot! Here's a sneak peak of our upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green, which is currently under construction. The exhibit will open September 29th at the Kentucky Museum.
Nermin Peimanovic showing off his son's Bosnian fez along with socks that were knitted for him by his Grandmother. We're happy to say these items will be featured in the upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green. This exhibit will open this fall at the Kentucky Museum and is funded by a grant … Continue reading Update on the Bosnian Project
On our plates: eating falafel today at A Taste of Europe in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky, a Greek-inspired restaurant owned by Izet Varajic and Sefika Varajic, both originally from Bosnia.
We've begun collecting objects for the upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green @thekymuseum. One of our colleagues, Dijana Muminovic, was 13 when she came to Bowling Green from Bosnia in 1997, carrying with her some of her most cherished possessions, including a collection of Backstreet Boys ephemera.