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Cultural events in Serbia

Visit Serbia during the most famous music and cultural events in the region

 Plan your trip to Serbia. Perfect timing for visiting and exploring Serbia. Contact us and we’ll make a special program for you.

WINTERFEST – SKI & WINE

24-26 March 2018, Kopaonik, Serbia

Cultural events in Serbia Winterfest

Winterfest is a three-day conference about wine, gastronomy and wine tourism, which gather many wine producers, traders, students, caterers, hoteliers, tourism organizations and agencies, as well as the media from the region. Skiing, wine tasting, educations, wine routes, a festival with more than 100 premium wines from the region, wine schools, and excursions to the parish wineries, – all this is waiting for you at magnificent Kopaonik mountain!

INTERFEST – WINE FESTIVAL 

June 2020, Novi Sad, Serbia 

Cultural events in Seriba Interfest

A different, a unique… That is the Interest – wine festival. At this festival, wine lovers can enjoy their favorite drink on Liberty Square in Novi Sad, the European Capital of Culture for 2021. A unique experience for all the visitors, as well as for the participants of the festival. Dozen of wineries from all over Serbia with quality wines are waiting for you. It’s time for you to enjoy in new aromas and flavors!

 


 EXIT FESTIVAL 2.0

9-12 July 2020 Novi Sad, Serbia (PETROVARADIN FORTRESS)

Cultural events in Serbia EXIT festival

Exit Festival is an award-winning summer music festival which is held at the Petrovaradin fortress in the city of Novi Sad, Serbia. Exit takes place at the magical Petrovaradin fortress, located on the right bank of the river Danube in Novi Sad. The location is unique in the festival world as it is important for the festival’s atmosphere. it’s considered as one of the largest and most beautiful European medieval fortresses. The location also offers superb acoustics, allowing different events, and allows them to take place one next to another at the same time, without any sound interference.

The festival began in 2000 as a student protest against the government. During its existence, Exit has been visited by over two million people from more than 60 countries. CNN, The New York Times, and many others have on numerous occasions proclaimed Exit amongst the Top Ten world festival destinations.

EXIT Festival 2020 will take place from 9-12th of July 2020. It will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its existence. Along with the EXIT Festival, Sea Dance Festival is a part of a special festival package called EXIT Adventure.

 

LOVE FEST IN VRNJACKA SPA

6-8 Aug 2020, Vrnjačka Spa, Serbia

Cultural events in Serbia Lovefest

Festival “Love Fest” in Vrnjacka Spa, is a musical event, during which attendees can enjoy a variety of musical genres, with a special emphasis on the promotion of electronic music. The idea for this festival was created in 2006 as a response to the insufficient number of cultural events in Central Serbia. The name “Love Fest” is derived from the fact that Vrnjačka Spa is a destination for couples, who are coming to this Spa to visit the Bridge of Love, to have a walk-in popular Vrnjačka Park and to have a ride in the carriage. The Bridge of Love is one of the 20 bridges which are standing on the Vrnjačka River – unique in Serbia and it represents a monument of love. Therefore, the first party, the forerunner of the festival, was organized on this same bridge and around it. Enjoy nature, good music and culture during this young festival that brings together a large number of young people and builds its popularity from year to year.

 


GUČA TRUMPET FESTIVAL 

 3-8 Aug 2020, Guča, Serbia

 

Cultural events in Serbia Guča trumpet festival

Guča trumpet festival, also known as the Dragacevo Assembly of trumpet players is an annual brass band festival in the town of Guča, near Čačak city in Dragačevo, the region of western Serbia. Guča is a three-hour car journey from Belgrade.

As it will be 60th in a row festival, in these seven festival days, we expect the greatest trumpet names, quality trumpet sounds, competitions of junior and senior trumpet orchestras. Festival details are expected by the end of February 2020.

Like always , we will try to get to know you with the festival in the best way and what can not be missed, to propose the easiest ways to get to Guca and where to park, to suggest what else to visit in Guca and around  Guca.

Half million visitors from Serbia and the world come to the town of 2,000 citizens each August. Elimination heats earlier in the year mean only a few dozen bands get to compete. That event features previous winners, each bands getting to play three tunes while folk dancers, all kitted out in bright knitting patterns, dance kolo and oro in front of a hyped-up audience.


 NIŠVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL

7-16 Aug 2020, Niš

Cultural events in Serbia Nišville jazz festival

The International Nisville jazz festival is the largest and most-visited jazz festival in Southeastern Europe. The festival is the official cultural event of the City of Niš (since 2005) and also “the festival of national value”, according to the rankings by Serbian Ministry of Culture in 2010.

The importance of the festival was also recognized by the Serbian Ministry of Trade and Services, Serbian Chamber of Commerce, as Nisville festival was the winner of the award “The best from Serbia” in 2011. The Tourist Organization of Serbia includes Nišville as its official offer in tourist fairs throughout Europe. In the European Union magazine “New Europe”, published in Brussels, the festival has been reviewed as the “European face of Serbia”.
Since the first edition of the festival in 1995, Nisville has been promoting the multiculturism is the inevitable characteristic of contemporary jazz music. The festival’s concept is based on presenting the ‘traditional’ jazz forms together with their fusion with the world music tradition, with the emphasis on the music from the Balkans. One of the most famous jazz magazines, the American ‘Downbeat’ values Nisville as the important musical event as the promotion of both the traditional Balkan music and American jazz heritage. According to the magazine, Nisville specialty is popularizing the blend of the two.
The main program of the festival is held at two connected stages in the Fortress of Niš, while there are also many free stages in the Fortress and in the city: River, Open, Movie, Welcome, Youth and Jam Session Stage. During the festival days, more than 100,000 visitors are enjoying the musical performances, movies and theatre, art exhibitions and book promotions.


BELGRADE BEER FEST

12-16 Aug 2020, Belgrade, Serbia

 

Cultural events in Serbia Beer fest

Belgrade Beer Fest™ is on average, the biggest beer festival in Southeastern Europe. Within 5 days, over 500.000 people visit the festival. A large number of visitors are mostly due to basic festival principles: free entrance, an exceptional music program, and a wide range of foreign and domestic beer brands.

Belgrade Beer Fest™ was founded in the year 2003. In fourteen years of its existence, over 7.6 million visitors could have seen more than 600 music performances, tasted more than 330 beer brands and participated in numerous social campaigns.

JUST OUT – the biggest knight festival in Europe!

23-25th August 2020

 

The Knights’ Festival is held every year in the magnificent Manasija monastery in memory of 600 years since Despot Stefan Lazarevic built one of the most beautiful medieval buildings with the Holy Trinity Church, 139 machicolations and 11 towers.

The event is hosted by White Eagles, Knights of Serbia, who host fellows from more than twenty countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Turkey, Denmark, Hungary, Republika Srpska, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia, Norway, Israel, Japan, Macedonia, Sudan, Iran, Russia, Greece, Belgium, Switzerland, India, Montenegro, and many others).

At the Just Out Festival, for the first time in Serbia, you’ll be able to hear an incredible blend of modern and medieval music.  A big surprise is French medieval musicians.

Manasija Monastery is a Serbian Orthodox monastery near Despotovac, Serbia, founded by Despot Stefan Lazarević between 1406 and 1418. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. It is one of the most significant monuments of medieval Serbian culture and it belongs to the “Morava school”.