Sunday, December 6, 2020

SHADOW SHOT SUNDAY--the blind gusle (GOOSE-leh) player

The Blind Gusle Player has a history, and I will copy and paste what I found right here:

It has recently found a home in Kalemegdan Park, and even a seeing eye dog....

"The Commission also adopted an initiative of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of the City of Belgrade to install the sculpture "The Blind Gusle Player" in Veliki Kalemegdan Park.

The bronze sculpture, the work of sculptor Paskija Pasko Vucetic, was a part of the Monument to Karadjordje composition erected on August 13, 1913 in Kalemegdan, and demolished in 1916 by the Austro-Hungarian occupation forces. After the end of the First World War, in 1930, a monument of gratitude to France was erected on the site of the dismantled Karadjordje Monument. This sculpture is the only remaining part of the intricate monument composition of the Karadjordje Monument."

MANY THANKS TO LISA, who asked for more info on the player, Filip Visnjic. Please see  this link for a lot of info!

I have already shown you another Blind Gusle Player ten (wow) years ago....see it here.

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SKYWATCH--Air Serbia

 That's  Nikola Tesla  hitching a ride on this Air Serbia flight, which was returning to Belgrade's airport named after him. I hope ...