February 08, 2017
Two books by Gradimir Gojer were launched at the Belgrade Center for Cultural Decontamination: Summa theatralica and Pjesni iz Vallarse [Poems from Vallarsa], published by the Gariwo NGO Kaleidoscope imprint. Borka Pavićević, dramaturge, Gorčin Stojanović, theater director, and Saša Ćirić, literary critic, spoke about Gojer's creative opus.
February 04, 2017
Predrag Matvejević was born in 1932 in Mostar. He earned his degree in French Language and Literature in Zagreb. In 1967 he defended his doctoral degree at the Sorbonne in Paris. He taught French Literature at the Faculty of Philosophy at Zagreb University until 1991 when he left Croatia. From 1991 to 1994 he taught Slavic literatures at the Nouvelle Sorbonne (Paris III), while from 1994 to 2007 he taught the Serbian and Croatian language and Serbian and Croatian literature at Sapienza University in Rome. He was author of numerous essays and books, including several with a bearing on the question of civil courage, such as "Open Letter - Moral Exercises." The titles which have been most widely translated are Mediteranski brevijar (English translation: Mediterranean: A Cultural Landscape), Druga Venecija (English translation: The Other Venice: Secrets of the City), and Jugoslavenstvo danas [Yugoslav Identity Today].
January 24, 2017
January 11, 2017
On Friday, December 16, 2016, a play premiered based on the book Good People in an Evil Time by Svetlana Broz—translated, to date, into six world languages.
December 12, 2016
The Gariwo NGO is pleased to announce the successful completion of the year-long Campaign to Bring 3,000 Books to Bosnian/Herzegovinian Libraries. City libraries and libraries at secondary schools, universities were included. A total of 3,350 copies of books published in three imprints, The Question of All Questions, Veritas, and Kaleidoscope, by the Gariwo NGO, Sarajevo were distributed. The books are by both foreign authors—Michael Nagler, Michael Worsnip, Rachel M. MacNair, Gabriele Nissim, Michael Lapsley, Irshad Manji — and domestic authors Velimir Milošević, Dževdana Jašarević, Svetlana Broz, Gradimir Gojer, Boban Stojanović and Goran Sarić.
May 20, 2016
In his book of essays, Caryatids of the Performing Arts, writer and theater director Gradimir Gojer touched on essential issues and protagonists for over nearly half a century of Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina theater. The book, published by the Gariwo NGO, was launched at the St. Anthony's Church Mala Galerija on Bistrik.
April 08, 2016
Yet another irreplaceable loss. One more of the best among us is gone... They say Nebojša Popov died yesterday. And last night, before he left for the hospital, he asked his friends his last question: "So, should we be going to the printing press or the doctor?"
March 03, 2016
Lazar Manojlović died today at the age of 83. He was the first recipient of the Duško Kondor Award for Civil Courage from the Gariwo non-governmental organization, Sarajevo.
November 11, 2015
Zoran Mandlbaum was born on 9 September 1946 in Mostar. He earned his degree at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Mostar and served as Technical Director of the Soko Factory. During the war he was President of the Mostar Jewish Municipality. He worked in the Federal Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts. He lived in Mostar.
October 30, 2015
The thirteenth volume of poetry and forty-third book in Gradimir Gojer's creative opus, Raising the Sails, was launched in the charming foyer of the Sarajevo National Theater. The collection was published by the Gariwo NGO of Sarajevo in their Kaleidoskop imprint (editor, Esad Kočan), as a contribution to the tenth anniversary of this non-governmental organization's publishing venture.