Sinan AlimanovićBorn: February 11th, 1954, Leskovac (Yugoslavia, nowadays Serbia)
Due to the siege of Sarajevo in 1993, Sinan Alimanović was not able to travel along with the first representatives of the independent Bosnia & Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest, Fazla with ‘Sva bol svijeta’; in the Eastern European qualifying round, it was conducted by Esad Arnautalić , while in the international final Irish host MD Noel Kelehan conducted the orchestra for Bosnia, wearing a tie brought along by the Bosnian delegation. In 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997, Alimanović was involved in both arranging (or at least co-arranging) and conducting the Bosnian entries ‘Ostani kraj mene’ (sung by Alma & Dejan), ‘Dvadaset i prvi vijek’ (by Davor Popović), ‘Za našu ljubav’ (by Amila Glamočak), and ‘Goodbye’ (by Alma Čardzić). He was co-composer of all songs except the 1994 entry.
In due course, a more extensive biography of Sinan Alimanović will be published on this website