She has won numerous awards for her songs and performances in the country and abroad. Marija was born in Belgrade , Serbia. She lives with her parents and her older brother in Belgrade. She graduated from music school Josip Slavenski and elementary school Vladislav Ribnikar in At both schools, she was an excellent student. Marija started her professional career in , when she participated in the Serbian National Final for Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song Geografija.
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By the age of 17, Zlata Ristic had a husband and child. It was my own choice, but I made a mistake. At the same time, we advocate that they get a new perspective on life. Founded in , GRUBB works to promote education within a Roma community that lives on the very margins of Serbian society, mired in poverty and systematically discriminated against in education, healthcare and employment. Roma women have an even harder time. According to United Nations research, an average of nine out of 10 young Roma women in the Western Balkans are not in education, employment or training.
Formed in , Pretty Loud symbolically seeks to give a louder voice to Roma girls, encourage education and steer them away from the widespread custom of early marriage. And they tell women to seek love, fight back and stand up for their right to be equal with men. The band has gained popularity and international attention, performing last year at the Women of the Year Festival in London. Sinani, 24, said the idea for an all-female band was born at education and artistic workshops run for Roma, or Gypsies, by a private foundation, Gypsy Roma Urban Balkan Beats.
Amy Winehouse has been booed by crowds in Serbia's capital Belgrade after appearing to be too drunk to perform. The concert was due to kick off her day European tour, but was not the performance that 20, fans had hoped to see. For almost 90 minutes, Amy Winehouse mumbled her way through parts of songs. She sang a few strained notes, before stumbling across the stage and at one point throwing her microphone to the floor.