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Bosnia. Medjugorje. Pilgrimage. Center of prayers. On june 24 1981, in Podbrdo, a hamlet of the village of Bijakovici near Medjugorje, according to six children, the Virgen Mary appeared. Since that day, the visionaries testify, Our Lady appears daily, inviting everyone to peace and conversion. At the town entrance, a large picture of the 20 years celebration of the Apparition of the Virgin Mary in Medjugorje. Huge mass with a crowd for the mass celebration outside the Shrine of the Queen of Peace, the Virgin Mary. The holy mass and the prayer programme took place at the exterior altar. Two roads signs prohibit the town's entrance to weapons and military vehicles, like tanks. © 2002 Didier Ruef