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Events

A large number of events in eastern Serbia arose on the tradition of its cultural heritage, while the spirit of modern times has created programmes for the new millenium. Common trait of all of these is years’ long standing.

May 24, 2018

Ethno Fest – Kladovo

in Kladovo

by GetToNet

This festival is organized as a festival of folk creativity, tradition, culture, food, drinks, and traditional costumes. It is held in the main city street as an exhibition of folk handicrafts and items made in the workshops which use and cultivate old crafts.

During three–day festival, a large cultural and artistic program takes place with guests coming from all parts of Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania.

May 24, 2018

Rock festival „Gitarijada“

in Zaječar

by GetToNet

Guitarijada, a festival of anonymous rock bands, is the oldest rock manifestation in Europe. Gitarijada have been held for more than 50 years. It gathers young people from Serbia and neighboring countries. The program of the festival consists of the competition of demo bands and revival performances of affirmed domestic and european rock groups. Additional facilities are YU rock camp and colonies of sculptors and painters.

May 24, 2018

Festival of culture of young people of Serbia

in Knjaževac

by GetToNet

A unique festival of first-class young authors, amateurs from Serbia: photographers, poets, painters, performers of pop, folk and rock music, theater and movie actors.

Every night there are concerts with participation of young music stars from Serbia and the region.

May 24, 2018

Days of Stevan Mokranjac - Negotin

in Negotin

by GetToNet

This music holiday is organized in the memory of the greatest Serbian composer Stevan Stojanovic Mokranjac. The festival hosts the most famous performers from Serbia and former Yugoslavia but also a number of world-famous pianists and choirs. Singing competition between choirs is the highlight of the event, and the accompanying program includes numerous painting exhibitions, book promotions, literary evenings.

May 24, 2018

“St. George’ s Day” gatherings – Prayer under Midzor

in Knjaževac

by GetToNet

This event promotes cultural heritage of Stara Planina Mountain. It arose on the foundations of St. George’s Day custom which had been recorded in the village of Vrtovac (Knjazevac). It is characterized by wealth and diversity of folk customs.

On the following day of this event there is an Ethno festival in the village of Balta Berilovac.

May 24, 2018

„Vrazogrnacki tocak“

in Zaječar

by GetToNet

A cultural and entertainment event that held in the port of the Church of the Holy Spirit, where folklore groups from Serbia and abroad represent their customs through song and dance.

May 24, 2018

“Crnorecje in song and dance”

in Boljevac

by GetToNet

The most important cultural and tourist event in Bolјevac the main part of which is the pre-competition of trumpeters of eastern Serbia trying to secure a position at Guča Trumpet Festival. During the festival, folk ensambles from the area of Crna Reka are introduced and there is also a competition of flutists of eastern Serbia.

May 24, 2018

Gathering of villages of the municipality of Bor

in Bor

by GetToNet

This event is one of the most important events of authentic folk heritage, song, dance, customs and original creativity of the municipality of Bor. Within the event there is a gathering of Bor villages and a competition in cultural creativity between them. 

May 24, 2018

Mayday early rising at Borsko Lake

in Bor

by GetToNet

Tourist event which is traditionally organized at Borsko Lake with rich cultural and sports program. The rising traditionally starts with a mining wake–up that goes along city streets in the early morning hours and which, with the sound of a trumpet, invites the inhabitants to celebrate International Workers' Day.

May 24, 2018

Night ascent to Rtanj on St. Vitus' Day

in Boljevac

by GetToNet

Traditional night climb to the top of Mount Rtanj before the sunrise. The event brings together climbers and tourists from all over Serbia. From the top of Rtanj, there is a view that goes as far as Belgrade.

May 24, 2018

Customs from Krajina – Negotin

in Negotin

by GetToNet

Traditional display of folk creativity that takes place in the village of Stubik near Negotin. Visitors enjoy competitions between musicians and spinsters, they enjoy pastoral dances, preparation of traditional dishes and finally, selection of the most beautiful shepherdess.

May 24, 2018

International pop music Festival for Children and Youth “TIN”

in Majdanpek - D. Milanovac

by GetToNet

Music event that, apart from children’s music, also cultivates pop music for teenagers which makes it unique in the country. The festival is international and has a competitive character; it produces big and small music stars.

May 24, 2018

Days of Brestovacka Spa – Bor

in Bor

by GetToNet

“Days of Brestovacka Spa”, an event lasting more than two decades, saves grom oblivion some of the past times  but also, in its development, follows current cultural and tourist trends. It takes place through a rich cultural and entertainment program, competition in the preparation of traditional dishes, an exhibition of items of old crafts, an exhibition of souvenirs and handicrafts, a display of traditional folklore forms, gigs of singers and bands.

May 24, 2018

Theater festival: Zoran Radmilovic days

in Zaječar

by GetToNet

The traditional theater festival in honor of the great serbian actor, Zoran Radmilovic, is being held at the theater "Zoran Radmilovic" in Zajecar.

The festival gathers the best theater performances from the country and abroad, have a competitive character. The award bearing Zoran's name in the acting world is one of the most prestigious ones.

May 24, 2018

Djerdap Sailing Cup - Donji Milanovac

in Majdanpek - D. Milanovac

by GetToNet

This regatta takes place in the waters of the Danube right before Donji Milanovac, in Olympic classes: Laser, Finn, 470 and for the most popular junior class Optimist. This part of the Danube near Donji Milanovac has been confirmed as one of the best regatta fields in Serbia; given that the last days of August are usually windy, Djerdap Sailing Cup has become a place of gathering for national and international sailors.

May 24, 2018

Golden Bućka of Djerdap - Tekija

in Kladovo

by GetToNet

”Golden Bućka” of Djerdap is a tourist and sports fishing event and fishing competition.

During three–day event in Tekija, there are competitions in catching catfish using fisherman’ s rod, preparation of fish broth, children’s carnival, beach volley, mini-football and other interesting competitions.

May 24, 2018

“St. John’s festivities”

in Sokobanja

by GetToNet

Tourist and sports event dedicated to the medicinal plants harvesting. Along with medicinal plants harvesting, tourists are offered a plants show, a fair of medicinal plants, honey and organic food, professional lectures, quizes,  “Election of the Princess of Herbs” as well as ascent to Siljak (the peak of Mount Rtanj - 1560 m).

May 24, 2018

International Fair of honey and wine – Negotin

in Negotin

by GetToNet

This fair brings together a large number of participants from Serbia and from abroad, winemakers and beekeepers, souvenir manufacturers and medicinal herbs producers. In addition to the official program, there are wine and honey tastings and lectures on winemaking and beekeeping. During the fair, an estimation of the quality of wines and selection of the best wine is organized. The whole festival is accompanied by a rich cultural and entertainment program.

May 24, 2018

First Accordion of Sokobanja

in Sokobanja

by GetToNet

First Accordion is an event that brings together accordion amateurs from all over the world. The event has a competitive character, with performances of famous national and international musicians in the informal part of the event.

Many of the winners of this competition are eminent experts now, professors at academies, heads of big orchestras and masters of accordion.

May 24, 2018

Green Heart Fest (Rock festival)

in Sokobanja

by GetToNet

Rock festival, which has been organized in the middle of summer for several years now. Music performances start at noon and last throughout the day and into the evening. In addition to a multitude of concerts in the central city square, visitors also enjoy DJ nights and a Demo festival.

May 24, 2018

Preserve bagpipes and old dances

in Majdanpek - D. Milanovac

by GetToNet

Informal performance of cultural artistic societies with original folk dances and performances of bagpipe players. Cultural artistic societies from all over Serbia participate in this event.

June 07, 2018

Sounds of Trumpet from the Timok

in Knjaževac

by EastStarGroup

This event represents a unique presentation of natural, cultural, tourist and human resources of the municipality of Knjazevac. In recent years it has acquired the status of a sort of pre-competition for Guča Trumpet Festival.

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