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


FerFilm, Ferizaj, April

International film festival



ReMusica, Pristina, May

International contemporary music festival

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


Hasi Jehon, Gjonaj/Prizren, May

Open-air regional folk music & dance festival



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

Erdhlezeti Festival, Pristina, May

International music festival



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, 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


Old Timer Fest, Prizren, July

Mural Fest, Ferizaj, July

Mural art festival with local and international artists

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


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, 15 - 18 July 2021

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



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


Autostrada Biennale, Prizren, July - September

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



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

DokuFest, Prizren, 7 - 15 August 2020

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



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.


PriFest, Pristina, 25 - 30 August 2020

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


Meeting of Styles, Pristina, 28 - 30 August 2020

Street art festival with more than 100 graffiti artists



Hardh Fest, Rahovec, 4 - 7 September 2020

polip, Pristina, 11 - 14 September 2020

International literature festival



Etno Fest, Kukaj / Pristina, 20 - 25 September 2020

Folklore and arts festival



DAM Festival, Pristina, September

International festival of young musicians



Prishtina Marathon, 27 September 2020

Peja International Guitar Festival, Peja, 8 - 12 October 2020

International Classical Guitar Competition ''Ehat Musa“

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


FemArt, Pristina, 15 - 20 October 2020

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/


Prishtina International Vocal Festival, Pristina, October

Kamerfest, Pristina, October/November

Festival of chamber music



Kosovo Theatre Showcase, October/November

Rolling Film Festival, November

Chopin Piano FEST, Pristina, 9 - 30 November 2020

Piano performances by local and  international pianists 



Kosovarja Kendon, Ferizaj, 27/28 November

Festival of traditional women's folk music



Prishtina Jazz Week, March

Performances by local and international jazz musicians



Manifesta, June - November 2022

The Eureopean Nomadic Biennal



Sunet, Donje Ljubinje, July/August 2022

Circumcision ceremony and traditional oil wrestling competition, every five years