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.


Prishtina Jazz Week, March

Performances by local and international jazz musicians



FerFilm, Ferizaj, April

International film festival



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

Erdhlezeti Festival, Pristina, May

International music festival



Chopin Piano FEST, Pristina, May/June

Piano performances by local and  international pianists 



BunarFest, Prizren, June

River rafting race using tractor tire inner tubes

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


Manifesta, June - November 2022

The Eureopean Nomadic Biennal



Mural Fest, Ferizaj, June

Mural art festival with local and international artists

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


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


Autostrada Biennale, Prizren, July - September

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



Old Timer Fest, Prizren, July

PriFest, Pristina, 25 - 30 July 2022

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


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/


NGOM Fest, Prizren, July

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



Eja n'Sharr Fest, Guri i Zi, July

Various sports activities



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


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



Kosovo Architecture Festival, Pristina, July

Sunet, Donje Ljubinje, July/August 2022

Circumcision ceremony and traditional oil wrestling competition, every five years


Rame Lahaj International Opera Festival, Pristina, July/August



DokuFest, Prizren, August

Major international documentary and short film festival

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


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


Traditional Rugova Games, Stakaj, August

Traditional wrestling games, accompanied by folklore performances



Meeting of Styles, Pristina, August

Street art festival with more than 100 graffiti artists



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



Hardh Fest, Rahovec, September

ReMusica, Pristina, September

International contemporary music festival

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


Hasi Jehon, Gjonaj/Prizren, September

Open-air regional folk music & dance festival



polip, Pristina, September

International literature festival



FemArt, Pristina, September

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, September

Peja International Guitar Festival, Peja, September/October

International Classical Guitar Competition ''Ehat Musa“

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


mirëdita, dobar dan! October

By bringing together artists, human rights and peace activists, and opinion makers from Kosovo and Serbia, the festival enriches regional perspectives and fosters cooperation and peacebuilding. Besides presenting the best of the contemporary art scene, essential part of the festival are public debates and advocacy actions. 



Prishtina International Vocal Festival, Pristina, October

Kamerfest, Pristina, October/November

Festival of chamber music



Kosovo Theatre Showcase, November

DAM Festival, Pristina, 11 - 26 November 2021

International festival of young musicians



Exhibition "The Grave is better than not knowing", 18 November 2021 - 31 January 2022

In a powerful artistic way, the exhibition reminds us of the 1622 individuals still missing as a result of war in Kosovo and of the pain endured by their families who have been longing for answers ever since their dear ones’ disappearance. The exhibition can be visited every afternoon until the end of January at the Atelier Hall, Palace of Youth and Sports. 


Kosovarja Kendon, Ferizaj, 27/28 November

Festival of traditional women's folk music



Rolling Film Festival, 2023