Sarajevo is really beautiful, although is very hard sometimes.

Azra was born in Croatia, she moved to Sarajevo four years ago to study and work. She thinks she has been lucky, because soon after moving to Bosnia she found the people who founded the fire-dance group called Tanzelarjia. Sometimes it is hard to work in the field of street art, because in Bosnia some people considered it equal to begging, but last year they managed to organize the first circus art festival in Bosnia.
They reharse outside, in a public park, passers by stop and watch while the coreography is decided.
Azra is originally from Sandzak, in Serbia, so her family has Muslim origins. Being grown up in Croatia, she decided to move to discover this part of the Balkans and herself.

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© Marco Pavan, 2009
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