Swiss singer lined up for charity concert in Sarajevo
One of Switzerland's best-known pop stars, DJ Bobo (pictured right), is to give a charity concert in Sarajevo. The event will take place alongside dance workshops, aimed at encouraging cultural exchanges and tolerance.
One of Switzerland's best-known pop stars, DJ Bobo, is to give a charity concert in Sarajevo. The event will take place alongside dance workshops, which will bring Swiss and Bosnian teenagers together to encourage cultural exchanges and tolerance.
DJ Bobo will present his new programme, "Mystasia", to Sarajevo audiences on April 1. He'll be accompanied by a band called "Friends United Refugees", comprised of refugees from ten countries.
The concert is part of a project entitled "Open Hearts Sarajevo", and has been organised under the patronage of the Swiss foreign minister, Joseph Deiss (pictured left).
At the same time, Swiss teenagers from Zurich, aged between 13 and 19, will be participating in so-called dance and tolerance workshops with Bosnians of the same age.
The project is the brainchild of Swiss parliamentarian, Vreni Müller-Hemmi (pictured centre). She sees it as a way of building bridges between the two cultures, as well as encouraging greater tolerance for other beliefs and ideas.
This will be DJ Bobo's second visit to the Balkans; last August he performed before an audience of 150,000 in the Albanian capital, Tirana.
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