Sarajevo National Theatre
Susan Sontag Square and National Theatre in Sarajevo
|Address||Obala Kulina Bana 9, 71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The opening ceremony was led by Branislav Nušić, then Head of the Art Department of the Ministry of Education. On November 9, 1946, the Sarajevo Opera House commenced its artistic activity with the premiere of B. Smetana's The Bartered Bride.
The Sarajevo Ballet was also founded in 1946, but its first independent performance, The Harvest by B. Papandopulo, was postponed until May 25, 1950. This performance marked the beginning of its professional development within the national Theatre.
- Rubin, Don (1994). The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: Europe. Taylor & Francis. p. 145. ISBN 0-415-05928-3.
- City of Sarajevo: Sarajevo National Theatre (In Bosnian) [cited February 10, 2012]
- Europa Magazine: Check Builder of Sarajevo (In Bosnian) [cited February 10, 2012]
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