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BOLD Action: #demandculture Project

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#demandculture understands art as a powerful medium to bridge the dissonances in BiH. As a socially responsible initiative, it focuses on communities with the least cultural events.

Through strong media campaign and partnership with local organizations, #demandculture aims to begin a movement showing the power of culture and small-town charms.


Main objectives of this project are:

  • To produce festive, colorful and friendly cultural event joining art forms and making it free and welcome for everyone;
  • To promote culture among ordinary citizens in order to encourage their further cultural participation and contribution;
  • To spread an idea that culture should be available to everyone through various performances on the streets and public places;
  • To explore and stimulate cultural interests and values of citizens living in the small cities around Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • To discover and celebrate the arts through music and other art forms;
  • To stimulate cultural scene and contributing to cultural content in Stolac, Donji Vakuf, Kotor Varoš;
  • To put together a unifying event promoting synergy between the various artists involved;
  • To facilitate integration and closer ties between the different local communities;
  • To encourage the discovery of new artists;
  • To contribute to residents’ openness towards the arts giving them opportunities to freely take part in the event

Project Team

Amra Čolić

Education: holds Masters Degree from the Faculty of Health Studies at University in Sarajevo.

Selma Ibrekić

Education: currently studying Social and Political Sciences at International University of Sarajevo.

Azra Dizdar

Education: Alumni of School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Đorđe Dujković

Education: currently enrolled in the third year of Faculty of Political Sciences at the University
of Banja Luka.

Amina Sačić

Education: MA in English Language and Literature from the University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Philosophy.

Harun Ćehović

Education: currently studying Acting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo.

This project is supported by: