Festivals & Events

For events at the hotel, s. "NEWS"

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

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

 

FerFilm, Ferizaj, 2 - 6 May 2024

International film festival

http://ferfilm.eu and https://www.facebook.com/ferfilm.eu

 

Prishtina Jazz Festival, May

Performances by local and international jazz musicians

https://www.facebook.com/events/740384407569386

 

Mirëdita, dobar dan, Pristina, May

Festival bringing together artists, human rights and peace activists, and opinion makers from Kosovo and Serbia

https://mireditadobardan.com/en/program-2/ 

 

Hasi Jehon, Gjonaj/Prizren, May

Open-air regional folk music & dance festival

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hasi-Jehon/440396066050237

 

ReMusica, Pristina, May

International contemporary music festival

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

 

Chopin Piano FEST, Pristina, May - June

Medieval Arts and Crafts Festival “Shield”, Gracanica, 14 - 16 June 2024

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

https://www.facebook.com/shieldfestival/timeline

 

polip, Pristina, May

International literature festival

http://polipfestival.wordpress.com/

 

Erdhlezeti Festival, Pristina, May

International music festival

https://www.facebook.com/erdhlezeti/

 

BunarFest, Prizren, May

River rafting race using tractor tire inner tubes

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

 

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

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

"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/

 

Autostrada Biennale, Prizren, July - September

International contemporary art exhibition and various activities such as international conferences, lectures, workshops, researches, debates.

https://www.facebook.com/Autostrada-Biennale-941725935934822

 

Kosovo Architecture Festival, Pristina, July - September

NGOM Fest, Prizren, July

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

https://www.facebook.com/ngomfestival/

 

Anibar Animation Festival, Peja, July

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

 

Rame Lahaj International Opera Festival, Pristina, July

Meeting of Styles, Pristina, 28 - 30 June 2024

Street art festival with more than 100 graffiti artists

https://www.facebook.com/MOSkosovo

 

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

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2721301/Dont-look-Daredevil-divers-plunge-72ft-high-bridge-compete-annual-Kosovan-high-diving-competition.html

 

Sunny Hill Festival, Pristina, 25 - 28 July 2024

Music festival with Dua Lipa and other international and local acts

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

 

DokuFest, Prizren, 2 – 10 August 2024

Major international documentary and short film festival

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

 

Old Timer Fest, Prizren, 7 - 9 June 2024

Eja n'Sharr Fest, Guri i Zi, August

Various sports activities

https://www.facebook.com/ejansharrfest

 

Traditional Rugova Games, Stakaj, August

Traditional wrestling games, accompanied by folklore performances

https://www.facebook.com/RugovaMountains

 

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

Folklore and arts festival

https://www.facebook.com/EtnoFest

 

Hardh Fest, Rahovec, 6 - 8 September 2024

DAM Festival, Pristina, September

International festival of young musicians

https://www.facebook.com/damfestival

 

Mural Fest, Ferizaj, September

Mural art festival with local and international artists

https://muralfest.org and https://www.facebook.com/muralfestkosova

 

PriFest, Pristina, 10 - 15 September 2024

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

 

FemArt, Pristina, 25 - 30 September 2024

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

 

Prishtina Marathon, 28 April 2024

Albaniada, Pristina, September

Traditional Albanian games

https://www.facebook.com/LojratAlbaniada/

 

Prishtina International Vocal Festival, Pristina, October

Kosovo Theatre Showcase, October

Peja Jazz, Peja, November

Kamerfest, Pristina, September - November

Festival of chamber music

https://www.facebook.com/Kamerfest

 

Kosovarja Kendon, Ferizaj, October - November

Festival of traditional women's folk music

https://www.facebook.com/kosovarja.kendon/

 

Rolling Film Festival, 2025

Sunet, Donje Ljubinje, July/August 2027

Circumcision ceremony and traditional oil wrestling competition, every five years