segunda-feira, 30 de junho de 2014

Bosnian Serbs remain on the sidelines of celebrations in Sarajevo

Sarajevo lives, by this time, of memories. And some objects help to lure them. A replica of the vehicle carrying the Archduke Fernando Francisco was placed at the scene of the murder. The original is in the military Museum of Vienna.

Joe Eason came from the United States to attend the celebrations and claims to be awesome "to be here hundred years after this event so important, being able to see the places where it all happened, follow the route of Princip, Archduke and Sophia. Is an overwhelming experience and unforgettable. "

At a time of evoking the tragedy of World War I, Sarajevo stopped to hear the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra playing at a ceremony supported by the European Union. The concert took place in the building where was the camera in the city, the last place visited by the Archduke before he was murdered at the hands of Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip. In fact, on the sidelines of celebrations in Sarajevo, the President of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, headed another tribute in Visegrad. "A hundred years ago, the shot of Gavrilo Princip was not against Europe or against us â€" was shot for freedom. It was the beginning of the process of emancipation of Serbs in this region and the end of tyranny imposed by the occupiers, "said Dodik.

The day before, this community inaugurated a statue in honor of Princip, 19-year-old's killer that many consider a hero for freedom.

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