Bora Dugić

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Bora Dugić
Бора Дугић
Jelena Tomašević & Bora Dugić.jpg
Jelena Tomašević and Bora Dugić
Background information
Birth name Borislav Dugić
Also known as Bora
Born (1949-06-10) June 10, 1949 (age 65)
Origin Serbia Đurđevo, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
Genres Traditional music
Occupations Composer
Instruments Flute
Years active 1972 - present
Labels PGP-RTS
Website www.boradugic.com

Borislav Dugić "Bora" (Serbian Cyrillic: Бора Дугић, pronounced [bǒːra dǔːɡitɕ]) (born June 10, 1949 in Đurđevo, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian musician and flautist having released a number of CD's and records as well as having performed at countless concerts.

Early and professional life[edit]

Bora Dugić finished high school and educational college in the field of mathematics. Since a young age he played the flute and upon the completion of his highschool education he moved to the city of Kragujevac in Central Serbia. There, he became the secretary of the cultural group “Abrašević”. As he continued to become more popular due to his abilities playing the flute, Bora moved to Serbia's capital Belgrade where he joined the grand Folk Orchestra of RTV Belgrade. He is the winner of the October Award, Gold Thimble Award for constant contribution to the culture of Belgrade, and numerous other domestic and international awards.

In 2004 he celebrated 35 years of artistic work, by a grand solo concert name The Play of Spirit at the Sava Centar in Belgrade. In 2008 he appeared at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest alongside Jelena Tomašević.

Personal life[edit]

Bora Dugić is married to Milanka, who is also involved in music. They have a daughter Jasmina, who is a costume designer and a son Bojan, who graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Marija Šerifović
with Molitva
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Jelena Tomašević)
2008
Succeeded by
Marko Kon and Milaan
with Cipela