Festivals & Events

For events at the hotel, s. "NEWS"

Apart from the regular festivals and events listed below, check out these venues - among many others - for regular live music:

as well as the Oda Theatre for various cultural events, the National Theatre for theatre plays and  the Kosovo Ballet for ballet performances.


Prishtina Winter Jazz Week, 5 - 7 March 2018

Semaines de la Francophonie, Pristina, Peja, Prizren & Mitrovica, 7 - 31 March 2018

Concerts, film screenings, lectures and more



DAM Festival, Pristina, 28 March - 3 April 2018

International festival of young musicians



Chopin Piano FEST, Pristina, 5 - 24 April 2018

Prishtina Half Marathon, 29 April 2018

Hasi Jehon, Gjonaj/Prizren, early May

Open-air regional folk music & dance festival



Mural Fest, Ferizaj, May

Mural art festival with local and international artists

http://muralfest.org/site/ and https://www.facebook.com/muralfestkosovo/


North City Jazz & Blues Festival, Mitrovica / Zvecan, from 17 May 2018

Meeting of Styles, Pristina, 18 - 20 May 2018

Street art festival with more than 100 graffiti artists



polip, Pristina, 18 - 20 May 2018

International literature festival



Old Timer Fest, Prizren, May

40 Bunar Fest, Prizren, May

River rafting race using tractor tire inner tubes

http://40bunarfest.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/40bunarfest


Tage der Deutschen Sprache, May

Lesungen, Filmvorführungen und mehr



Turkish Jazz Week, Pristina/Prizren, May

ReMusica, Pristina, May

International contemporary music festival

http://remusicafestival.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/ReMusicaFestival


FemArt, Pristina, 25 - 30 May 2018

Platform for starting and presenting ideas and creations that bring forward feminist concepts and their development in Kosovo. Theater performances, Films (Documentaries, Shorts and Features), Exhibitions, Performance, Concerts, Lectures, Workshops, Panel Discussions and Presentations.

http://femart-ks.com/en/,  https://www.facebook.com/FemartPrishtina/ and https://twitter.com/FemArtfestival


ArsKosova, Pristina, June

Music competition for youth



Medieval Arts and Crafts Festival “Shield”, Gracanica, 22 - 24 June 2018

Knights and archery tournaments; medieval workshops among which is blacksmiths workshop; leather workshop, pottery workshop and medieval social games; concert of medieval music and exhibition of medieval armors and weapons

http://www.togracanica.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/shieldfestival/timeline


Peja International Guitar Festival, Peja, 28 June - 1 July 2018

International Classical Guitar Competition ''Ehat Musa“

http://pejaguitarfestival.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/pejainternationalguitarfestival


NGOM Fest, Prizren, 12 - 15 July 2018

Music festival (electronic music, punk rock, heavy metal)



PriFilmFest, Pristina, 17 - 22 July 2018

International film festival with films shown in 5 locations, incl. 2 openair cinemas

http://www.prifest.org/,  https://www.facebook.com/prifest and https://twitter.com/PriFilmFest


Into The Park Festival, Peja, July

Kosovo Architecture Week, Pristina, July

HAPU - Festival of Art in Public Space, Pristina, July

"HAPU Festival is a unique festival of art work in public space presenting innovative work developed in Kosovo and wider, undiscovered for Kosovar audiences. HAPU using the power of art gives a different, transformable dimension to the Public Space."

http://www.hapu.me/en/home and https://www.facebook.com/hapufest/


Green Fest, Mitrovica, July

Music festival, open air cinema, crafts fair and more



High-Diving Competition, Ura e Shenjte, Gjakova, late July

In this traditional high-diving competition dating back to 1954, divers jump 22 m from a bridge into the Drini i Bardh river



DokuFest, Prizren, 3 - 11 August 2018

Major international documentary and short film festival

http://dokufest.com and https://www.facebook.com/dokufestprizren


Sunet, Donje Ljubinje, July/August, 2022

Circumcision ceremony and traditional oil wrestling competition, every five years


Traditional Rugova Games, Kuqishte, August

Traditional wrestling games, accompanied by folklore performances



Anibar Animation Festival, Peja, 13 - 19 August 2018

Anibar screens animated films coming from different places around the world, that in three cinemas, two of them set outdoors. Except the screening of the films during the festival, workshops, lectures, debates and additional daily activities (concerts and camping) are organized.

http://anibar.com/,  https://www.facebook.com/anibarfestival and https://twitter.com/anibarfest


Pilgrimage to the Black Madonna, Letnica, Viti/Vitina, 15 August

Thousands of Albanian, Croatian, Serbian and Roma pilgrims, Catholics as well as Orthodox Christians and Muslims, venture to this village in eastern Kosovo every August to mark the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.


Etno Fest, Kukaj / Pristina, August/September

Folklore and arts festival



Hyjnesha ne Fron, Fushë Kosovë, 31 August - 4 September 2018

FerFilm, Ferizaj, September

International film festival



Hardh Fest, Rahovec, September

Multi-Cult Fest, Gjilan, September

“Multi-Cult- Fest” is designed with the aim to enhance cultural exchange between young people of different national backgrounds living in Kosovo, by providing opportunities to directly interact and communicate through arts.



Gjakova Highland Marathon, October

First European crossborder marathon between Gjakova / Kosovo and Bajram Curri / Albania



Kamerfest, Pristina, October/November

Festival of chamber music



Festival du Film Francophone, Pristina/Peja, November