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.


Event calendar of all.events.in. For major regular festivals and events see below


Autostrada Biennale, Prizren, 21 July - 21 September 2019

Second edition titled "Revolution Is Us", comprising  an international contemporary art exhibition and various activities such as international conferences, lectures, workshops, researches, debates.



Kamerfest, Pristina, from 17 September 2019

Festival of chamber music



Prishtina International Vocal Festival, 7 - 10 October 2019

Kosovarja Kendon, Ferizaj, 27/28 November

Festival of traditional women's folk music



Prishtina Jazz Week, March

Performances by local and international jazz musicians



DAM Festival, Pristina, March

International festival of young musicians



FerFilm, Ferizaj, April

International film festival

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


Chopin Piano FEST, Pristina, April

Piano performances by local and  international pianists 

http://chopinkosova.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chopin-Piano-Fest-Prishtina/739628919487119?fref=ts


Prishtina Half Marathon, April

Hasi Jehon, Gjonaj/Prizren, early May

Open-air regional folk music & dance festival



Erdhlezeti Festival, Pristina, May

International music festival



polip, Pristina, May

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

ReMusica, Pristina, May/June

International contemporary music festival

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


BunarFest, Prizren, June

River rafting race using tractor tire inner tubes

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


FemArt, Pristina, June

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/


Old Timer Fest, Prizren, June

Medieval Arts and Crafts Festival “Shield”, Gracanica, June

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, June

International Classical Guitar Competition ''Ehat Musa“

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


Mural Fest, Ferizaj, July

Mural art festival with local and international artists

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


NGOM Fest, Prizren, July

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



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/


PriFest, Pristina, July

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


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


Meeting of Styles, Pristina, July

Street art festival with more than 100 graffiti artists



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



Green Fest, Mitrovica, July

Music festival, open air cinema, crafts fair and more



Kosovo Architecture Festival, Pristina, July

Sunny Hill Festival, Pristina, August

Music festival with Dua Lipa and other international and local acts

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


DokuFest, Prizren, August

Major international documentary and short film festival

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


Traditional Rugova Games, Stakaj, August

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.


Hardh Fest, Rahovec, August

Etno Fest, Kukaj / Pristina, August

Folklore and arts festival



Rolling Film Festival, November 2020

Manifesta, June - November 2022

The Eureopean Nomadic Biennal



Sunet, Donje Ljubinje, July/August 2022

Circumcision ceremony and traditional oil wrestling competition, every five years