The BBC World Service will record an episode of the world-renowned radio program ‘The Arts Hour on Tour’ in Sarajevo on Friday, October 11.

Author and presenter of the show Nikki Bedi will be joined on stage by a number of local movie directors, artists and musicians, with whom she will discuss the role artists and creatives are playing in creating a new era for Sarajevo’s cultural landscape.

Participants include Dubioza Kolektiv and Helem Nejse, award-winning movie director Aida Begic, movie producer Jovan Marjanovic from the Sarajevo Film Festival, visual artist Smirna Kulenovic, and comic book artist and comedian Filip Andronik.

‘The Arts Hour on Tour’ in Sarajevo will be broadcast worldwide by the BBC World Service on Saturday, October 26. After that, the entire episode will be available on the show’s official web-site.

‘The Arts Hour on Tour’ is a monthly radio program produced by the BBC World Service, which explores contemporary culture in major cities throughout the world. The show is recorded in a different city each month, and features live music, slam poetry, appearances of comedians, and interviews with acclaimed artists - thus allowing audiences around the world to feel like locals. 

The event will take place in the Sarajevo Youth Theater, Kulovica 8 Street, between 1830 and 2130 hrs. Tickets for the event are free of charge, and are still available online. Sales end at noon.