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.


Medieval Arts and Crafts Festival “Shield”, Gracanica, 23 - 25 June 2017

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, 29 June - 2 July 2017

International Classical Guitar Competition ''Ehat Musa“

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


Kosovo Architecture Festival, Pristina, 3 July - 3 October 2017

NGOM Fest, Prizren, 6 - 9 July 2017

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



Etno Fest, Kukaj / Pristina, 7 July - 27 August 2017

Folklore and arts festival



Into The Park Festival, Peja, 14 - 16 July 2017

HAPU - Festival of Art in Public Space, Pristina, 20 - 23 July 2017

"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/


Wine Fest, Pristina, July

DokuFest, Prizren, 4 - 12 August 2017

Major international documentary and short film festival

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


Traditional Rugova Games, Kuqishte, 10 August 2017

Traditional wrestling games, accompanied by folklore performances



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.


Anibar Animation Festival, Peja, 14 - 20 August 2017

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/ and https://www.facebook.com/anibarfestival


Loud Crowd Festival, Gracanica, August

Music festival with local and international bands


Hyjnesha ne Fron, Fushë Kosovë, 31 August - 4 September 2017

Hardh Fest, Rahovec, 7 - 10 September 2017

Bridge Film Fest, Mitrovica, September

International film festival aiming to bridge divided communities

http://bridgefilmfest.wix.com/bridgefilmfest and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bridge-FILM-FEST/491751724295106


Tour de Culture, September

Tour de Culture is a non-competitive and recreational bike tour in Kosovo, promoting cultural and natural heritage, non-motorised transport and environment protection.

http://chwb.org/kosovo/activities/tour-de-culture/ and https://www.facebook.com/TourDeCultureKosovo


Kosovo ist überall, 25. September - 15. Oktober 2017

Bern ist überall geht in den Kosovo. Mit „Kosovo ist überall - die Sprachentour“ arbeitet Bern ist überall mit SprachkünstlerInnen und MusikerInnen im Kosovo zusammen, dies mit zehn gemeinsamen Auftritten in verschiedenen Städten im Kosovo: Pristina, Prizren, Gjakova, Ferizaj und Peja (s. http://www.derbund.ch/kultur/pop-und-jazz/kosovo-ist-ueberall/story/20910296).



Gjakova Highland Marathon, 7 October 2017

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



Kamerfest, Pristina, October/November

Festival of chamber music



Festival du film francophone, Pristina / Prizren / Peja, November

Semaines de la Francophonie, March

Concerts, exhibitions, film screenings and more



DAM Festival, Pristina, March/April

International festival of young musicians



Chopin Piano FEST, Pristina, April

PriFilmFest, Pristina, April

Hasi Jehon, Gjonaj/Prizren, May

Open-air regional folk music & dance festival



Prishtina Half Marathon, May

polip, Pristina, May

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


North City Jazz & Blues Festival, Mitrovica / Zvecan, May

FemArt, Pristina, May

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/ and https://www.facebook.com/FemartPrishtina/


ArsKosova, Pristina, June

Music competition for youth