"ART CULTURE HISTORY"

Balkan Culture & Carpet

Throughout history, many cities in the Adriatic, East European and the Balkan regions accommodated a hospitable environment for different cultures, ethnicities and religions to mingle.

For centuries, kingdoms, empires and other political structures from east and west made significant impacts on social as well as economic life. Cities like Mostar formed a bridge between the civilizations.

These areas have also been crossroads for nomadic and settled cultures. The beautiful nature alongside the Neretva River expresses itself in colorful lifestyles and traditions.

Today, beautiful handmade carpets are being presented in the region to celebrate the joyful gathering of this rich cultural background.