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There is at least one festival taking place every month in Sarajevo, so these events play a huge role in creating tourism opportunities. The most important festival is the Sarajevo Film Festival, one of the leading European film events, and it’s worth mentioning the MESS Theater Festival, Jazz Fest Sarajevo, Sarajevo Winter, Baščaršija Nights…. More

Theaters & Performances

There are always interesting theater productions being performed on Sarajevo stages, with the participation of renowned artists and students from the Academy of Performing Arts. The National Theater serves as the main theater venue, then there’s the Youth Theater, Kamerni Theater 55 and SARTR, as well as Café Gogo, which hosts regular cabaret performances. More

Art & Exhibitions

Sarajevo enjoys the reputation of being one of the most significant centers for arts and culture in Southeastern Europe. Renowned local artists, as well as those who are well known on local, regional and international art scenes, have regular exhibitions in Sarajevo's galleries. More


Fans of “the seventh art” can always find something to suit their taste at Sarajevo’s many cinemas. The newest Hollywood blockbusters are shown at the Cinema City Multiplex and it’s here that kids can enjoy animated films, plus more artistic films are sometimes shown as part of the cinema’s special repertoire. More


Tourists who love sports will find a whole range of events which could prove to be quite interesting! Sarajevo lives for its local football derby and boasts rich basketball and handball traditions, but attention is still given to other sports. Extreme and outdoor sports are becoming more popular and Sarajevo is certainly an ideal spot for such activities. More


Those who visit Sarajevo can enjoy a wide array of different musical events: from classical music concerts, jazz, blues, rock and roll, electronic music… all the way to modern folk music. There’s quite an active clubbing scene and it’s recommended that tourists become better acquainted with the traditional music genre – Bosnian blues, or Sevdah. More

Fairs and Conferences

The most important fair to take place in Sarajevo is the Sarajevo Fair. A member of the fair associations, UFI and CEFA, it represents a collection of dozens of specialized fairs which have up to a thousand participating exhibitors and which are attended by tens of thousands of visitors. The most important conference is the Sarajevo Business Forum, the largest business and investment gathering of its kind in the region. More

Other events

There are a myriad of scientific and cultural gatherings, amusing events, fashion shows, promotions, presentations, food tastings… taking place every day in Sarajevo. Many are open to the public so, for visiting tourists, this may prove an interesting option for an afternoon or evening out, as well as a way to get to know “Destination Sarajevo” and the locals. More

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