A brief musical guide to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The musical history of Bosnia and Herzegovina can’t be explained without going into the different cultures who have governed the country throughout history. In this video, however, we will take a look at how different types of music sound in the country today.

Euroviews went to Mostar and sat down with Dragi Šestić, founder and producer of Mostar Sevdah Reunion, to have a chat about the distinction between sevdah and sevdalinka, what’s special about the Balkan Beat, and why he hates “turbo-folk”.

By David Helander