Crisis-Hit Bosnian Museum Begs Diplomats’ Help

Staff of Bosnia’s Historical Museum posted a banner over their facade on Tuesday urging foreign diplomats not to let local officials let them close.

By Elvira Jukic

“Staff at the crisis-ridden Historical Museum of Bosnia in Sarajevo posted a banner on their building on February 28 saying “Don’t Let Them Close Us”, targeting a group of foreign ambassadors who visited on Tuesday when it reopened for the week of the Sarajevo Winter Festival.

The goal of the slogan is to raise concern about the tough financial situation in Bosnia’s leading cultural institutions, some of which have been forced to close lately…..”

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