In the framework of a military music training cooperation the Ministry of Defense of BiH invited the Military Band of the Austrian Province of Carinthia.

The two bands have practiced intensely for a week in order to form a harmonic joint orchestra. As a first highlight of their tour the binational military formation performed famous Austrian compositions during the celebration of the Austrian National Day at EUFOR Camp Butmir in Sarajevo on Friday 21 October.

Many high ranking guests representing the EU Delegation, the OHR, NATO and numerous Embassies to BiH, hosted by COMEUFOR Major General Friedrich Schrötter, witnessed the joint performance of musicians of the Armed Forces BiH and the Austrian Armed Forces during a military ceremony.

Three more concerts will be performed:

Banja Luka: 25 Oct, 19:30 BANSKI DVOR
Sarajevo: 26 Oct, 19:30 GRADSKA VIJEĆNICA
Mostar: 27 Oct, 19:30 DOM KULTURE HERCEG STJEPAN KOSAČA

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Military Band of Armed Forces BiH performs Concerts with Austrian Military Band

 

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