Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Republic of Srpska
Brcko is an important cultural center and it is also the largest port in BiH. Also, it is the place of sport events, from which the most famous is "Vidovdanska Trka" street marathon held in Brcko since 1997.
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The country name is probably derived from "bosana", an old Indo-European word meaning water, while Herzegovina got its name by Herceg Stjepan (Duke Stjepan) which ruled this area in the mid 15th century.
Interesting and attractive places in Bosnia and Herzegovina represent a wonderful blend of cultural and natural heritage. It is almost impossible to separate them, because the culture and traditions of this country just blossomed from this pristine nature.
The most famous city of this region is Sarajevo.
Republic of Srpska
According to the archaeological sites of the Republic of Srpska has been inhabited since the Paleolithic. With the arrival of the Romans began building roads when it was built and "The Road of Salt", which is the famous road from the Roman period. After the Romans came Slavs about whose settlements testify development of Orthodox monasteries and a large number of fortified cities.
An important basis for the study of medieval culture in the area that occupies this region are the "stećci" - the tombstones.
From the period of Ottoman rule in the region are preserved and several bridges. The most famous cities of this region are Banja Luka and Bijeljina and off course mountain Jahorina.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is a country in Southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula. Bordered by Croatia to the north, west and south, Montenegro to the southeast and Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina is almost landlocked, except for the 20 kilometres of coastline on the Adriatic Sea surrounding the city of Neum. The country consist of two autonomous entities: the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republic of Srpska, with a third region, the Brčko District, governed under local government.
Filled with traces of crossings of different cultures and religions, Bosnia and Herzegovina can be distinguished by her magnificent heritage such as the mediaeval tombstone – Stećak, the Old Bridge – Mostar, the Vjetrenica Cave, the Hutovo Blato National Park, the European rain forest – Perućica, Bosnian pyramids, and many other monuments.
Congress tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina is acknowledged as the very important mosaic part of various touristic offers which are increasing on daily basis.
Hence, Bosnia and Herzegovina territory is becoming very attractive area for the people willing to have an active vacation and various cultural, historical, natural and environmental contents.
Bosnia and Herzegovina has an excellent geographic place, it is positioned in the central region of Balkan Peninsula and it is an ideal place for the organization of congresses, conferences, seminars, conventions, public gatherings and incentive travelling on international level.
Congress destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina that can be a great choice for conferences and other events, are certainly the city of Sarajevo and Jahorina mountain resort.
Largest congress capacity
Hotel Holywood / Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina / Number of conference rooms: 15 / The capacity of the biggest conference room: 800 seats
International congresses and conferences
3rd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, 2013, Sarajevo
11th International Conference on Accomplishments in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology, DEMI 2013, Banja Luka
2nd International Eurasian Conference on Mathematical Sciences and Applications, 2013, Sarajevo
36th International Fair of Tourism and Hospitality, Tourism Exchange, 27th - 29th March 2013, Skenderija Center, Sarajevo
International Economy Fair, 09th - 13th April 2013., Fair Mostar, Mostar
ICCA statistics report
Statistic report of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
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