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


Kosovarja Kendon, Ferizaj, 27/28 November 2018

Festival of traditional women's folk music



Flaka e Janarit, Gjilan, January

Semaines de la Francophonie, Pristina, Peja, Prizren & Mitrovica, March

Concerts, film screenings, lectures and more



Flakadani i Karadakut, Viti, March

DAM Festival, Pristina, 26 - 31 March 2019

International festival of young musicians



Chopin Piano FEST, Pristina, April

Prishtina Half Marathon, April

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, May

Meeting of Styles, Pristina, May

Street art festival with more than 100 graffiti artists



polip, Pristina, May

International literature festival



Tage der Deutschen Sprache, May

Lesungen, Filmvorführungen und mehr



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/,  https://www.facebook.com/FemartPrishtina/ and https://twitter.com/FemArtfestival


ReMusica, Pristina, May/June

International contemporary music festival

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


ArsKosova, Pristina, June

Music competition for youth



BunarFest, Prizren, June

River rafting race using tractor tire inner tubes

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


Medieval Arts and Crafts Festival “Shield”, Gracanica, 21 - 23 June 2019

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


Old Timer Fest, Prizren, June

Peja International Guitar Festival, Peja, June/July

International Classical Guitar Competition ''Ehat Musa“

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


Kosovo Architecture Festival, Pristina, July

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/


PriFilmFest, Pristina, 15 - 21 July 2019

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


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, 2 - 10 August 2019

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


Anibar Animation Festival, Peja, August

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.


Green Fest, Mitrovica, August

Music festival, open air cinema, crafts fair and more



Traditional Rugova Games, Kuqishte, August

Traditional wrestling games, accompanied by folklore performances



Hyjnesha ne Fron, Fushë Kosovë, August

Etno Fest, Kukaj / Pristina, 1 - 6 September 2019

Folklore and arts festival



FerFilm, Ferizaj, September

International film festival



Hardh Fest, Rahovec, September

Kamerfest, Pristina, October/November

Festival of chamber music



Rolling Film Festival, November 2020

Sunet, Donje Ljubinje, July/August 2022

Circumcision ceremony and traditional oil wrestling competition, every five years