Female vocal ensemble Corona

The ensemble Corona was founded under name Sarajevo snowflakes by Slobodan Dodo Kovačević in August 1992 in besieged Sarajevo. During the war, the ensemble held more than 80 concerts for the children of besieged city.
On their travels to Croatia (1997, 1998), Tunisia (1998), Germany (2002, 2018), Austria (2002), France (2003, 2015, 2018), Serbia (2006), Montenegro (2014, 2015), Italy (1997, 2013), Poland (2016), Romania (2017), Switzerland (2017) the ensemble has attracted attention with its polyphonic singing a cappella and modern interpretations of traditional songs from the Balkans.
In 2006, at the International Choir Competition “Zlatna vila” (Bosnia and Herzegovina), the ensemble won the award for the best performance of a Renaissance piece and at the International Choir Competition Seghizzi in Gorizia (Italy) in 2013, where they competed in five categories, Corona won three bronze and one gold medal. From 2014 to 2018 ensemble Corona was part of VoCe project whose activities, singing and speaking of war for peace, marked Centenaire of the First World War.
Their first album Corona was published in January 2019. Ensemble is since 1997 led by Tijana Vignjević. During the last 27 years, over 40 young women sang in the ensemble Corona. Members of Corona today are: Darja Softić- Kadenić, Esma Cerkovnik, Ajla Smajlović, Dunja Kazić, Vanesa Poturović, Adelita Kadić, Anida Isanović and Tijana Vignjević.