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ITGirls Summer School

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The IT Girls Initiative began in 2015 as the winner of the UN Agencies in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s internal “Under 30 Innovation Challenge” for workers, interns, and volunteers. A group of young and motivated volunteers from UNDP, UNICEF and UN Women came up with the idea to help girls and women gain digital confidence, acquire digital skills, […]

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VR film Ilhamija

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A Sufi, scientist and poet from Bosnia, Abdulvehhâb ibn Abdulvehhâb, whose derwish name was Ilhâmî (or Ilhamija), was born in Žepče, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1773. He was executed in 1821 by order of Bosnian Vizier Ali Dželal-paša in Travnik because of a poem he wrote, showing his disdain towards the corruption and crime within Ottoman […]

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Global Digital Heritage digitised a record number of exhibits in the National Museum of BH

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In July 2021 Global Digital Heritage (GDH) continued the campaign of BH cultural heritage digitisation in collaboration with DIGI.BA and Bosnian archaeologists. Within 10 days 530 exhibits from archaeological collection of the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in preparation for a new exhibition, were digitised. This is a record number of objects digitised in […]

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Underground

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After presenting a successful workshop entitled “Digital Storytelling as a new form of conveying information” within the NEP4DISSENT COST Action, we were contacted by Dr. James Kapalo, the Principal Investigator of the ERC project “Hidden Galleries” to discuss digitisation of exhibition of documents about Soviet religious underground from Secret Services archives in Soviet Union. Finding the topic very exciting and […]

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Old Crafts Virtual Museum

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First information about crafts in Sarajevo appeared less than three decades after its foundation, and they refer to the year 1489. Through history the number of crafts climbed to 80. Today in Old Town Sarajevo-Baščaršija streets bear the names of old crafts, many of which no longer exist. Old crafts Virtual Museum project aims to introduce the […]

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Battle on Neretva VR

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Battle on Neretva was one of the most important events in Yugoslavia during the WWII. Tito’s partisans have succeeded to defeat German-Italian forces and their allies – Serb chetniks in the region along the river Neretva and evacuate the Central military hospital. Therefore this battle is also known as “the battle for the wounded”. Upon this event […]

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Roman Heritage of Sarajevo

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Following up our Roman Heritage in the Balkans project, DIGI.BA experts created a new application that implements the digital content related to Sarajevo in Augmented Reality (AR). The Roman heritage site in Ilidža near Sarajevo is pretty neglected and not many tourists are motivated to visit. There are a few signs leading to the location and, […]

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Roman Heritage in the Balkans – project promotions

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Roman Heritage in the Balkans promotions  In December 2019 and January 2020 we promoted the application created within the Roman Heritage in the Balkans project. It is Virtual Reality (VR) storytelling about Viminacium in Serbia, Aquae S in Bosnia, Dyrrachium in Albania and Municipium S in Serbia, all of them being settlements during the Roman Empire. […]

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First results of CH digitization with Global Digital Heritage

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Prof. Herbert Maschner, President and Chief Scientist of Global Digital Heritage (GDH), visited Sarajevo in November 2019, together with Victor Menchero, GDH  Scientific Director. After preparatory visit in March and first digitization campaign in June 2019, the GDH team presented the first 3D models of Bosnian cultural heritage. Soon after the curators from Museum of Sarajevo […]

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Press conference H2020 iMARECULTURE

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The start of the first Horizon 2020 research project at the University of Sarajevo – iMARECULTURE, where DIGI.BA experts are involved, was announced by the press conference held on 24th November at 11:00 in the Sarajevo University Rectorate. Media representatives have been informed with the project and its importance for scientific research in Bosnia and […]

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4D travel through Sarajevo past

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4D virtual presentation of White Bastion fortress – project completed   On 21st May 2016 in Bosniak institute in Sarajevo was held the promotion of the White bastion project. At the promotion, Adnan Muftarevic, archaeologist, Selma Rizvic, project coordinator, Fatmir Alispahic,  screenplay writer and Irfan Prazina, web programmer, were talking about the project. 4D Virtual […]

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LEGArT – register of artworks on genocide

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On the 21st anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, the Virtual Museum of Genocide against the Bosniaks is launching a project to establish a unique register of artistic testimonies about the genocide against Bosniaks. The registry will be called LEGArT and will provide a comprehensive virtual legacy of artworks dealing with the topic of the genocide […]