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#30 Gorjani - string band

Gorjani, Slavonia, Croatia. June 2014.

Traditional string band, in the village of Gorjani, near Đakovo, Slavonia. String bands like this one, playing the tamburica (a traditional stringed instrument like a small long-necked lute) as well as a double bass, are popular in Slavonia and other parts of Croatia, as well as the surrounding region (Bosnia, Serbia etc). 132 more words


Somewhere you've never heard of: Osijek

Osijek (pronounced OSS-yek) is a small city in far eastern Croatia, near the Serbian border. It is the largest city in the Slavonia region and the 4th largest in Croatia with a population of around 120,000.  729 more words