La Internacional Sonora Balkanera

La Internacional Sonora Balkanera

Remember our piece on the Yugoslav-Mexian music of the 1950s? Apparently, at the beginning of the Cold War, the socialist Yugoslavia had a thing for Mexican sound, with local mariachi bands spreading throughout the country, armed with sombreros and acoustic

Yu-Mex: Yugoslav Mexican Music of the 1950’s

Milic Ljubomir

After the Yugo-Soviet relations broke down in 1948, the Yugoslav authorities were looking for an alternative source of cultural inspiration. They found it in Mexico At the beginning of the 1950s, Yugoslavia was a socialist country playing the odd Cold