13-year old Naomi Druškić, who hails from Sarajevo, has been selected to represent Bosnia-Herzegovina in their first ever participation in the Eurovision Young Musicians competition. Naomi, who will play the piano, was selected by a Radio Television of Bosnia-Herzegovina together with the Music Arts Foundation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“I would like to thank BHRT and Music Arts Foundation. I am glad to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina at European musical talents competition in Vienna. I will try as hard as I can to justify the trust placed in me and to represent our country in the best possible way” she said, talking about her selection.
From Banja Luka and Belgrade to Singapore and Italy, Naomi has won numerous international awards during her short career. She first began playing the piano aged six, and made her first appearance with the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra aged just seven. She has held concerts in the USA, Singapore, China, Croatia, Germany and Italy. She has also had noticeable appearances at Baščaršijske noći festival and Central Music Conservatory in Bejing, whilst also appearing in Washington at the Kennedy Auditorium.
At the end of 2012 she will perform with the Royan Phillarmonic Orchestra in London for the film “Earth Chronicles” by special invitation of John Brynata, making it a big year for Naomi Druškić with the Eurovision Young Musicians competition in May.